Vectorworks 8.5 Released

Special Offer! To thank our most loyal users, we have made the Vectorworks 8.5 update available immediately for download. This means you can take advantage of this new release today, without having to wait for your CD to show up in mail. If you are a registered user of Vectorworks you will automatically receive your free updater CD-ROM. We will begin mailing 8.5 updaters to registered users the third week in October.

Along with the Vectorworks 8.5 updater, registered users can also download the 250-plus page VECTORWORKS SOLUTIONS GUIDE -- a resource guide describing he many ways VectorScript can be use to create custom solutions. The guide is available FREE as a PDF file. Click here to download the Custom Solutions Guide now. Alternatively, registered users may order hard copies of the Solutions Guide for a minimal shipping and handling fee.

U.S. Customers
If you are uncertain of your registration status or would like to order hard copies of THE VECTORWORKS SOLUTIONS GUIDE, please contact the Nemetschek North America Customer Service Department at:

Phone: (888) 646-4223 or (410) 290-5114
Fax: (410) 290-8050
E-Mail: sales@nemetschek.net

International Customers
If you are uncertain of your registered status or would like to order hard copies of THE VECTORWORKS SOLUTIONS GUIDE, please contact your local Vectorworks distributor. Click here to see a list of international distributors.

Fixed in 8.5
Click here
to view a list of all of the items that were addressed and fixed in Vectorworks 8.5.

Release Notes
The Release Notes file includes all of the new features and changes made to Vectorworks and VectorScript.

Support - New Documentation
Custom Solutions in Vectorworks 8.5
(Download the PDF file)
Vectorworks is a CAD program with so much customizability built right in that the solutions you can develop are almost endless. Version 8.5 improves upon that technology and adds new capability to related technologies. This book describes many ways in which you can develop custom solutions.

Language Guide - VectorScript Language version 8.5 (Download the PDF file)
This Language Guide is intended to explain the intricacies of the VectorScript Language version 8.5. The VectorScript Language has gone through significant improvements and has many new additions. This Guide has also been significantly modified since its initial release with vectorWorks 8.0.

Installation
Each platform's installation instructions are as follows;
Installation Instructions - WIN
Installation Instructions - MAC

Download
The Mac files are Stuffit 5.0 format self extracting archives. If you try to unstuff them with a previous version of Stuffit or Stuffit Expander, you will get an incorrect error indicating that the file is corrupt. You do not need any software to decompress the .sea archives. Simply execute them from the Finder and they will expand onto your hard drive.

Windows - vww850u.zip

Windows ZIP File

Download - 11.3MB

Macintosh - vwm850u.hqx

Stuffit 5.0 Self Extracting Archive

Download - 39.5MB

Macintosh - vwm850u.bin

Stuffit 5.0 Self Extracting Archive

Download - 28.5MB

Before downloading the following 6 segments, make sure you turn off "join segmented files" in the StuffIt Expander preferences dialog. After downloading and decoding the HQX files, go back to Stuffit Expander, turn the "join segmented files" option on, and drop and drop all 6 segments on the Expander icon.

Macintosh - vwm850seg.sea

Stuffit 5.0 Segmented File

Download 1 of 6 - 6.9MB

 

Macintosh - vwm850seg.sea.2

Stuffit 5.0 Segmented File

Download 2 of 6 - 6.9MB

 

Macintosh - vwm850seg.sea.3

Stuffit 5.0 Segmented File

Download 3 of 6 - 6.9MB

 

Macintosh - vwm850seg.sea.4

Stuffit 5.0 Segmented File

Download 4 of 6 - 6.9MB

 

Macintosh - vwm850seg.sea.5

Stuffit 5.0 Segmented File

Download 5 of 6 - 6.9MB

 

Macintosh - vwm850seg.sea.6

Stuffit 5.0 Segmented File

Download 6 of 6 - 4.8MB