Thursday, February 28, 2013

Announcement: Altium Designer 13.1

First update since the release of Altium Designer 2013. You can choose to update your existing installation or use the updated Installer (download from here).

With this update we have paid particular attention to stability and performance issues. See the release notes for a complete listing of all the fixes and enhancements. The Altium Installer has also been greatly improved to work with anti-virus software.

Accessing the Update

To update your Altium Designer installation, first ensure you are using a license with valid Subscription. Proceed to the Plug-in page (DXP >> Plug-ins and Updates) and select “Update All”. If you don’t see the update, use the “Refresh” link in the top right hand corner of the Plugins page. If you have issues with patching make sure you check your antivirus program.

Note: If you are using a Private Server license or Standalone license and you have renewed your Subscription since activation, you will be required to reactivate your license to obtain this and future updates.

For those who installed directly from DVD, you can access the updates by changing a setting in preferences: System >> Installation Manager, change the Remote Repository Location to

If you are wanting to install a new build containing this update, the Installer and Uninstaller can be downloaded from the Software page in AltiumLive - download the latest Installer/Uninstaller.


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