Frequently Asked QuestionsTo assist you as effectively as possible, we have listed questions from customers here together with the answers. And, if you don't find the answer there, please contact a member of our service team.
We are the only platinum reseller of Autodesk in Benelux, so you enjoy a host of benefits when you buy through us. We provide exceptional support in Dutch: this service is not even offered by Autodesk. All at extremely competitive prices.
We deliver a maximum of transparency and provide clarity for your software and license administration. If you are looking for software extensions to seamlessly run with your favourite Autodesk products, then the Cadac Store at Cadac is your place to go. We are the market leader in our branch and have been for years for a reason.
Cadac has been helping its customers to create, manage and share their digital information for more than 30 years, enabling them to design and implement their projects more efficiently. To find out more about what Cadac can do for your business, go to www.cadac.com.
Yes! Cadac Store fulfils all requirements for safe and secure use. You can make payments using a secure connection in the web shop. We use a reputable payment provider for this purpose.
We take great care in the handling and processing of personal data. For further information, please see our privacy statement.
Despite the fact that we do our utmost to ensure you get the best service, there is always the chance of a fault occurring. Nonetheless, the Cadac Store service staff will be happy to give you information and advice about the fault you are experiencing. Go to the ‘Service & Contact’ page.
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Downloads and installation
This will differ depending on the product. The specifications for the software you have chosen will state the system requirements your PC must fulfil.
Once you have completed the ordering process, you will receive an e-mail within +/- 3 working days with a link you can use to access and download the file. Remember where you saved the file on your system as you will need this during the installation.
Once you have downloaded the software, go to the file on your computer. Click on the icon and then on install. Follow the steps in the interface. If this doesn't work, Cadac Store is able to provide installation support, for further information click here.
This will not affect the process in any way. Just try again. If the problem doesn't resolve itself, contact a member of our service team.
Yes, you can use the same code when installing your product. Note that you can only have one working version for which this serial number is being used on the same computer.
Two Autodesk IDs may be in existence for your account. Contact a member of our service team who will be able to trace the problem and resolve it.
The software / licences
An Autodesk Subscription is an Autodesk software subscription that you can purchase flexibly for 3, 12, 24 or 36 months. The length of the subscription may differ depending on the software. The 3month subscription is perfect if you are using the Autodesk software for a particular project.
Subscription customers get benefits, such as access to the latest software releases and product enhancements, Basic Support and, in some cases, access to cloud services.
You can extend a subscription or take out a new subscription via Cadac Store. Subscriptions are new if the same subscription is not about to expire within the next 90 days and has not expired within the last 30 days. You always have the option of taking out a new subscription to extend a current/expiring subscription with the same name and term.
You can find a step-by-step guide here.
Please contact us about this issue. Go to the ‘Service & Contact’ page for information on how to contact us.
Your licence permits you to use the latest version, and allows you to install older versions (up to three generations ago).
This is entirely up to you. When you order your product/licence you choose the length of the subscription yourself. You can choose to automatically renew your licence for the same period at the end of this time. This means that if you buy a licence for 3 years, your licence will automatically be extended for the same period at the end of the 3 years.
The single-user option is intended for individual users. This option is cheaper and the software can be installed (and used) on one computer. The multi-user option is intended for teams and businesses that want to install the software on a network so that several users can use it at the same time.
This makes the multi-user option perfect for flexi-working and large organisations. When you buy the multi-user package, you purchase a specific number of seats that can be used by the company as a whole. If you buy 2 seats, then 2 people within your business can use the software at any one time.
Some products are only available as a cloud solution, and the products are available within a cloud environment (online). This means you work entirely on the internet and the software does not take up any space on your PC, laptop or workstation, so you can use these services wherever and whenever you want.
For most desktop products (single-user) with a subscription, you do not have to be online to be able to use your software. The software runs on your computer, not on the web. However, you do need to connect to the internet every 30 days so that we can keep your software up-to-date and can check that your subscription is still valid. You also have to have an internet connection to be able to install and activate the software.
Alongside this, we also offer certain products that are exclusively available as a cloud service. Clearly for products that run in the cloud, an internet connection is always needed.
If you have a single-user licence, this can only be installed on one computer. If you purchase a multi-user licence, it can be installed on a network and used by several people. If you buy 2 seats, then 2 people within your business can use the software at the same time.
Search for ‘system information’ on your computer (you can do this using the search function or via the Control Panel) and then click on ‘System’. If you are using a 64-bit version of Windows, ‘x64-based processor’ will appear in the System type field under System. If you are using a 32-bit version of Windows, ‘x86-based PC’ will appear in the System type field under System.
If you are purchasing a new product or a new licence in order to install a newer version of a product, it's best to order the new product first. As the new software will not be available to you straightaway, it's best to wait until you have downloaded the new version (around 3 working days) before removing the old software.
Only remove the old software when the new software starts installing. When you purchase a licence, you are always entitled to the latest versions, so you no longer need to worry about outdated software.
If you want to order an Autodesk or Cadac product and it does not appear in the Cadac Store, contact a member of our sales team via this page.
Try to do the installation again and make sure you haven't left the CAPS LOCK on. If the problem persists, contact a member of our service team.
You will receive automatic notification by e-mail to extend your licence(s). When you receive this depends on the length of your subscription. You can click on a link in this e-mail to then extend your subscription via Cadac Store. It's easier and cheaper to extend your licence automatically.
A transfer of licence allows you to transfer a licence from one company to another, for example to an affiliated company or a subsidiary. To use this service, please contact us.
VAT is payable by companies within the Netherlands. All prices in the Cadac Store are exclusive of VAT. The VAT will be shown in the shopping basket for companies within the Netherlands.
There are several payment options to choose from at the end of the ordering process. Your payment covers the whole licence period. So, if you are buying a licence for one month, you pay for one month. If you opt for a 3-year licence, you pay the full amount for 3 years upfront. You will receive your invoice with the order confirmation.
Once your order has been received via Cadac Store, you will receive your licence codes from Autodesk via e-mail within 3 working days.
Get in touch with us. Go to the ‘Service & Contact’ page for contact information.
You can find these in our 'General Terms and Conditions'.
Please get in touch with us straightaway. You can find our contact details on the ‘Service & Contact’ page.
You can pay in the Cadac Store by iDeal, Bancontact, bank transfer in advance, on account, and by direct debit or credit card. If you choose one of these payment methods, your order will go through a secure payment server. So, you can enter your details and transact your order in complete safety.
Once the payment process is complete, you are returned to Cadac Store and a page will appear to notify you whether the payment was successful. You will also receive an e-mail with confirmation of your order and payment by mail
Yes, a 2% charge is added for credit card payments only.
If this is the case, please get in touch with us. You can find our contact details on the ‘Service & Contact’ page. We will then be able to deal with this straightaway.
Since Cadac Store is based on an automated process that enables us to offer customers the best prices, it is not possible to change your order via Cadac Store. Please contact us if you want to change your order.
Yes, you can order by telephone via +31 (0)88 9322 333. The sales team member will then put a shopping basket together for you, and you can complete the transaction through the Cadac Store.
The items will stay in your shopping basket for 30 days, so you can continue shopping at a later time. In this case, you need to log in with the same account.
This will depend on the product. For example, you always get “Cadac Advanced Support” when you buy Cadac software. This is stated in the specifications.
Please contact us.
We can be contacted on weekdays between 8.30 and 12.30 and between 13.00 and 17.00. Outside these hours, please send us a message via the ‘Service & Contact’ page.
You can purchase Cadac Advanced Support or add it to your software subscription later on.
To assist you as effectively and efficiently as possible, we base our support desk service on a fair use policy. Put simply, this policy means that general use of our services (level of use and how long) is monitored. If we see any unusual or high levels of use, we will contact the customer to discuss the situation and to seek a solution.
When you create an account with Cadac Store, you instantly enjoy a host of benefits. Not only do you receive a discount on our products, but you are able to see and manage your licences better.
Creating an account is easy. Click here to create an account. Enter the requested details and your account will be set up.
An ‘Autodesk Account’ is your profile where all your Autodesk details can be viewed. This includes your contact information, security settings and all products to which you are entitled with serial numbers to enable you to use them. You only really need an Autodesk Account to be able to activate your cloud services.
The Autodesk account is required. If you already have an Autodesk account, do not create a new one. If you have forgotten your password, click on ‘Forgotten password’. If you haven't got an Autodesk account yet, you can create one at https://accounts.autodesk.com/register.
Click on the “Forgotten password?” link on the login page. Enter your e-mail address here. You will then receive an e-mail with instructions and a link to reset your password. If this doesn't work, please contact a member of our service team.
Please contact a member of our service team. They will guide you through the process and help you get started as quickly as possible.
You can do either. If you want to synchronise the length of your subscriptions, it's a good idea to add your products to an existing contract.