Software Installation

In this exercise you'll learn to install software from Scenomics LLC.

Installing Simdify® Free Edition Binaries

  1. Create a Scenomics account or sign in to your Scenomics account if you already have one.
  2. Go to the Buy page and add Simdify Free Edition to your cart.
  3. Move your mouse over the Cart icon on the upper right of the web site navigation bar and click Checkout.

    Complete the checkout. You will not need to enter any payment or credit card information to complete the transaction.

  4. Left click the Account option in the web site navigation bar.
  5. Click the link Simdify-Free-Edition.exe to download the software.
  6. Run the setup executable. For example: simdify_free_edition.exe.

    Follow the setup and installation instructions. You have the option to start the Layout application automatically at the end of the installation process.

    Note that the Simdify Free Edition binaries are the only free product. You must purchase an unlock to use any other module.

  7. Take a look at the Shader Authoring Series on the left.

Installing Simdify® Compute+ Module

  1. First install Simdify Free Edition. Once you have completed that step, return here.
  2. Shut down any running Simdify applications.
  3. Make sure you are signed in to your Scenomics account.
  4. Go to the Buy page and add Simdify Compute+ Module to your cart.
  5. Move your mouse over the Cart icon on the upper right of the navigation bar and click Checkout.

    Complete the checkout.

  6. Left click the Account option in the web site navigation bar.
  7. Find the Downloads section on your account page.

    Note also that there is an unlock key listed by the download.

  8. Click the link Simdify-Compute-Plus-Module.exe to download the software.
  9. Run the setup executable. For example: Simdify-Compute-Plus-Module.exe.

    Follow the setup and installation instructions.

  10. Start any Simdify application.

    For example: start the Layout application.

  11. The software asks you for the unlock key.
  12. Use CTRL + C to copy the unlock key from the Downloads section of your account page.
  13. Use CTRL + V to paste the unlock key into the activation dialog.

    The software activation process is complete.

  14. Take a look at the GPU Compute Series on the left.