Archicad 2018 Start Edition Download and Installation


Make sure your computer meets the system requirements

Archicad 2018 Start Edition is a 64-bit application that requires:

  • Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 and 10 (64 bit version), or
  • Apple® macOS 10.12 Sierra, 10.13 High Sierra
  • 64-bit processor is required
  • Check our detailed system requirements


Download and install Archicad STAR(T) Edition 2018

Download Archicad STAR(T) Edition and follow the on-screen prompts or check the detailed installation instructions to install Archicad STAR(T) Edition.


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Additional Downloads

Extend the capabilities of STAR(T) Edition with additional downloads: Add-Ons, Goodies, MEP Modeler

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