Follow these steps to install FlexiCAD and Flexijet Stone on your Windows PC/Tablet and ready for configuration and training.

  1. Close all other programs running on your computer before starting.
  2. Ensure your computer/tablet (Windows-based) to be used in conjunction with your Flexijet 3D has been fully updated to with all the Microsoft Windows software updates available.
    1. To do this, go to Settings > Update & Security.
      Windows settings with Update & Security circled
    2. Click/tap on ‘Check for Updates’ button.
    3. Install all available Windows updates.
  1. Download the file SetupFlexiCAD3.0a.exe from the download link provided to you. Contact Flexijet North America Support if you don’t have a download link already.
  1. If the installer does not open automatically, locate the file in your ‘Downloads’ folder and double click to open it.
  • NOTE: Your computer will likely bring up the following yellow and grey User Account Control dialog. You must select ‘Yes’ to allow this app to make changes to your device to continue with the installation.
    User account control pop-up window
  1. Follow the software prompts to install FlexiCAD/Flexijet Stone software on your computer. The installer may prompt you to install .Net 3.5 as a part of the installation – follow the prompts to continue with the installation of this component.
  1. After the installer completes, it may open the Flexijet Software Update tool, and prompt you to click ‘OK’ to check for updates.
  1. If an update is available, the Flexijet Update tool will ask you for your Username and Password. Enter them and press ‘OK’. FlexiCAD will download and install the update, and prompt to click ‘Finish’ once completed.
  1. Click on the FlexiCAD or Flexijet Stone icon on your desktop in order to open the software.
  2. The software will open to a General Preferences menu displaying in German. In order to change the language, click on ‘German’ once, then click again to bring down the dropdown menu and select ‘English’.
  1. Click ‘OK’ on the General Preferences menu, then ‘OK’ on the warning message that pops up. The popup will read (in German), “The Language for FlexiCAD has changed! Please restart FlexiCAD”. Clicking ‘OK’ will close Flexicad. Open the software again, and you will find the General Preferences menu in English.
  1. When prompted for license information, you may evaluate the full software for 30 days by selecting the bottom option.

Activating FlexiCAD/Flexijet Stone (Input software license)

  1. If you have completed your purchase of Flexijet and FlexiCAD and have been issued a software license, you may input by selecting ‘Activate FlexiCAD Now’. You must have an internet connection to activate FlexiCAD Note that your software license/serial number is different from your hardware serial number.
  1. Choose ‘Online activation’
    Activation of FlexiCAD - I have serial number or evaluate window
  2. Enter your software license/serial number and the other required fields
    Activation of FlexiCAD - enter the activation data
  3. When activation is complete, select ‘Next’ to continue and open FlexiCAD/Flexijet Stone
    You have successfully activated FlexiCAD

Initial setup

From the General Preferences window, you may choose to adjust the default settings of Flexijet Stone to your specifications.

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