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How do I update my software?

Polyboard, StairDesigner, OptiCut and OptiNest

We advise that you keep your software up to date to benefit from new features, bug fixes and security updates. New models we release will also require the latest version.

Minor or intermediate updates (e.g. Polyboard 7.01 to 7.02) are free of charge.

There is no need to uninstall your current version.

  1. Go to the download page (click on Downloads in the main website menu).
  2. Log in then download the latest version of the software.
  3. Double click on the file you’ve downloaded or select ‘run’ and follow the instructions provided.
  4. Your current software will be automatically updated to the latest version.

If you order an optional major upgrade (e.g. Polyboard 6 to 7) we will send you upgrade instructions with your order.

What is the latest version of the software?

The latest version is shown on the download page. You can see the version you have installed top left of your application:

software version

As well as our newsletter, new features and updates are announced on these forum threads:

VCarve Pro

Minor upgrades are free of charge.

To install the latest version, open the software, then go to the Help menu > Check for updates and follow the instructions provided.

vcarve check for updates

Contact us if you wish to order an optional major upgrade.

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