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Licensing Classic Products Released Before 12/31/2017 - OST DPC QB

Reference Number: AA-00229 Views: 33715 Created: 01/13/2016 03:16 pm Last Updated: 07/15/2020 08:26 am 17 Rating/ 3 Voters
Applies to software versions released prior to 12/2017. See CLS - Licensing Classic Products Released after 1/1/2018 for licensing versions released or replaced after 1/1/2018.

Activation Videos and Upgrade Information For On Center Software Award Winning Portfolio:

  • On-Screen Takeoff®
  • Quick Bid®
  • Digital Production Control™

Do you have an Activation Code?

Users who have an activation code for their software can view the following video for instructions on licensing your software:

You should receive your activation code via e-mail from On Center Software. Activation codes look something like this:


Each application feature (OST, QB, DPC) will have a unique activation code.

See the FAQ Licensing Classic Products with an Activation Code for more information.

Do you use a License Manager?

If your company uses a license manager, view the following video for instructions on licensing your software:

Your license manager is managed on-site, please contact your Network Administrator or IT department for assistance.

Each application needs to be activated separately.

See the FAQ Licensing Classic Products using a Network License (License Manager) for more information.

If you need assistance with licensing your software, please contact Support.

Using PlanViewer?

Planviewer vs. Professional

PlanViewer users do not need to license their software - you have access to many great features including downloading and viewing plans, viewing takeoff in projects shared by licensed users, and drawing some plan markups.

With over 200,000 downloads, customers around the world have taken advantage of PlanViewer for their plan download and viewing and basic measuring needs. Many users choose to upgrade to On-Screen Takeoff Professional or Oasis Takeoff to experience the full measure of features and capabilities.

Click here for a side by side feature comparison.

Discussion 3
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    [ Henry Hinton]: 04/21/2020 01:14 pm

    Can we get a free trial for this program.

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    [Daniel Wal]: Re: 04/22/2020 07:07 am

    You can register for a trial of On-Screen Takeoff on our home page: https://www.oncenter.com/

    If you want to discuss trialing other software, please contact our New Sales department at 1-866-386-5177.

  • #
    [ Joe Grasso]: 03/26/2019 01:08 pm

    Excellent tutorial

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