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How to make the most out of your free Hexagon Geospatial licenses for students.

by Technical Evangelist ‎11-08-2016 05:49 PM - edited ‎11-08-2016 05:51 PM (871 Views)

This article outlines the instructions and products available under Hexagon Geospatial’s Desktop Educational Program. This program is for and administrated by universities. Contact your instructor if you wish to obtain a license for Hexagon Geospatial products.


1. Confirm with your professor if the student licenses provided are from the Campus-wide Educational Grant or the Desktop Educational Program. This will influence the products to download and install. Once the proper program is confirmed refer to the product Release Guides linked below. Confirm that your computer system is supported depending on the package you have access to. This information can be obtained within the System Requirements section of the Release Guides.


Campus-Wide Educational Grant


The free student licenses provided under the Campus-Wide Educational Grant includes access to ERDAS IMAGINE Essentials and GeoMedia Essentials. Refer to the following Release Guides:


ERDAS IMAGINE 2016 Release Guide

GeoMedia 2016 Release Guide


Note:  the installer for Essentials tier and Professional tier software is the same. With an Essentials license, restrictions will be placed on particular processes locked to higher level licenses (Advantage, Professional).


Educational Desktop Package


The free student licenses provided under the Educational Core Desktop package include all of the following licenses: IMAGINE Professional, IMAGINE Expansion Pack, IMAGINE Photogrammetry, IMAGINE Terrain Editor, PRO600 CART, PRO600 DTM, GeoMedia Professional, GeoMedia Transportation Manager, GeoMedia Advanced Collection and ERDAS APOLLO Essentials.


Refer to the following Release Guides:


For all ERDAS MAGINE and PR0600 products refer to the ERDAS IMAGINE 2016 Release Guide.

For all GeoMedia Products refer to the GeoMedia 2016 Release Guide.

For ERDAS APOLLO Essentials refer to the ERDAS APOLLO 2016 Release Guide.


2. Navigate to > Support tab > Downloads

Filter by Product Family and/or Product to download the required installers.

Take note on the Details page for any perquisites for installation.


3. Once your professor has provided your unique License Authorization Code (LAC) for licensing, refer to the licensing training video to license your machine:


4. Participation in the free eTraining Modules is highly recommended: