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By rustybob
#36323
As the subject of the topic says "Are dongles cross platform", ie Mac OS X with PC for Archicad 8 & 9? Can one dongle be used on a Mac and then taken out and plugged into a PC.

Any help,

Cheers,

Rustybob
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By Karl Ottenstein
#36371
Yes.

For all the gripes about having the protection key, this is one of the joys: that GS gives us both the Mac and Win versions of the software and we are free to switch back and forth.

(Compare this to Maxon (C4D), Abvent (Artlantis), Adobe (the whole suite), Macromedia (suite), Office, etc... where you have to pay a separate license fee for the 'other' platform. I'd love to have everything on my Mac that I have on my PC ... but am not about to spend that kind of money...)

Karl
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By Djordje
#36606
rustybob wrote:As the subject of the topic says "Are dongles cross platform", ie Mac OS X with PC for Archicad 8 & 9? Can one dongle be used on a Mac and then taken out and plugged into a PC.
Yes, as is the installation CD.