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Types of licenses

SINGLE USER LICENSE, Professional Use 

for installation on one business computer and one laptop or home computer if the licensed single user is the prime user of both.

MULTI-USER SITE LICENSE, Professional use 

for installation on up to 10 computers or workstations at one location. May be purchased in multiples for large offices or multiple locations.

ACADEMIC, Instructional use

INSTRUCTOR - SINGLE USER  for instructors in an accredited educational institution. The software license is for educational or instruction use only.

INSTRUCTOR - SITE LICENSE  for installation on all computers in one lab or classroom at an accredited educational institution for educational use only.

Please order academic licenses by phone.

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Minimum User Requirements:

Licenses are available for use in the United States and Canada. The proper software use
requires a fundamental knowledge of structural design, local building codes and construction practices, as stated in the license agreement. BeamChek is a design tool for experienced structural design professionals.

Minimum System Requirements:

PC running Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 or 10 in 32 bit or 64 bit. Individual PC installation (of approximately 7 MB) is recommended for networks. 

Software is provided on a CD ROM and ships with a printed instruction manual. Examples and additional documentation is available on the CD.

We can arrange a download if you do not have a CD Rom drive. Send an email (or telephone) or add a note when ordering in the special comments box.

We do not have a MAC version, however several offices are successfully running BeamChek with emulation software or Macs with the Intel chip and Windows.

BeamChek is used in dozens of colleges, universities and technical schools as a teaching aid.

Home inspectors and construction superintendents evaluate structural members using BeamChek on their laptops at the job site.

Single User Professional License
Single (One person) installation at personal computer at work, plus a laptop or home PC. 
$149$ 8 Buy Now
Multi-user Professional Site License Installation on up to 10 computers at one location. Discounts available for multiple sites.$390$ 8 Buy Now
Academic Single User (non-professional use) For educational use only by an instructor at an accredited school.$95$ 8Phone order only
Academic Site license (non-professional use) For one lab or room, any number of computers$199$ 8Phone order only
Change a Single to Multi-User Site License (registered users only please) $241$ 8 Buy Now
Upgrade from v2013 or earlier (registered users only please)$29$ 8 Buy Now
Upgrade from 2014 (registered users only please)$17$ 8 Buy Now
Upgrade from v2016 (upgrade shipped on CD) Note: Registered users of v2016 may download the upgrade for free - see the Upgrade page.$8$ 8 Buy Now

1. Prices are in U.S. dollars, checks must be drawn on a US bank.

2. Purchase Orders are accepted from municipalities and accredited schools The order must be placed by phone or email with an attached order form (in PDF format) with a PO number and signature.

3. Washington State Residents (Only) will need to add sales tax to the purchase amount (about 10%). The software will automatically adjust the exact sales tax to your county in Washington State and it will be added at checkout. 

4. For all items in the price list above, USPS Priority 2-3 day Shipping is $8.00 in the USA. Shipping to P.O. Boxes is OK. Master Card, Visa and American Express are accepted Sorry, we do not ship 'overnight' or take orders by FAX. 

Note: CANADA SHIPPING is $26.00 USPS Priority Mail. We recommend Canadians arrange to download the software. Contact us by phone or email for instructions.

5. Please note that we are usually available business days 9 AM to 6 PM, Pacific Time. Leave a message!!! and we'll return your call promptly.

 6. Orders are usually shipped the same day of receipt of your order. Email orders will receive a confirmation email reply.

7. Place your order and send us an email requesting an unlock code for the demo and we can get you working while waiting for the CD Rom to arrive.

Click here to print an Order Form (in PDF format)

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330 Dayton St. Suite 6 Edmonds, Washington 98020
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