Frequently asked questions

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Is there also a suite version for Revit and AutoCAD?

Our solutions can also be licensed as suite solutions with only 20% additional costs. Please contact us directly for your individual offer at

Are network licenses also available?

Yes. Of course, we also offer network licenses. These allow you to assign and manage the licenses you have purchased within your team via an administration interface.

How much does the LINEAR software cost?

Our software solution is very modular, which gives you the possibility to define the scope of services individually. To find out the price for your individual solution, please contact us at

Is there a software maintenance (subscription)?

Yes, for 20% of the purchase price per year you get an "Always-Up-To-Date Guarantee". The software is under continuous development, which is why we recommend that you sign a subscription agreement when using a purchase license. You will receive several updates with new features and improvements of the software during the year. As a customer of our rental licenses, you also always have access to the latest version. All updates can be conveniently downloaded and installed via the LINEAR Installation Center. Here you also have the possibility to download updated as well as new data sets from our industry partners and use them directly in your planning. 

On which operating systems can the LINEAR software be operated?

The LINEAR software is compatible with Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) and Microsoft Windows 11.

Which CAD platforms are supported?

As a long-standing Autodesk partner, we support both AutoCAD and Revit natively (without detour via interfaces or export/import As a third platform we offer the integrated CAD core LINEAR CADinside.

We support at least the last three versions of Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD (incl. verticals).

The currently supported versions can be found in our knowledge base.

Is there a trial version?

You are welcome to test our software free of charge for 30 days without obligation. Your responsible consultant will contact you to determine the optimal range of functions for your test phase. During the test phase, you will already have access to our e-learning platform and your consultant will guide you through the first steps.

Please use our request form on the contact page.To the contact page

Is there a student license or an academic license?

We offer free full version licenses for students as well as for universities and technical colleges. You can make a request directly via our contact page.To the contact page

Is it possible to rent the software instead of buying it?

In addition to purchasing our software, we also offer you the possibility to rent our solutions. The minimum rental period is 1 year. Within your rental period you will receive all updates as soon as they are available. Contact your consultant to receive an individual offer or take a look at our shopTo the contact page

When and how do I get my licenses?

After the order has been placed, you will receive an order confirmation and the invoice by e-mail. Upon delivery, a download link, instructions for installing the software, and the license file will be sent to you in advance. The shipment of a new hardlock (network or single user) is always done by UPS. If the license is provided as a softlock, please send us after installation of the software, a finger-print (.c2v license file of your computer) to create the licenses. How to create the personal fingerprint is described in the installation instructions. LINEAR license team will create your personal license file and after reading this file, your software will be ready for use.

When does the contract period for my rental license begin and end?

The rental period begins with the month of delivery and is automatically extended by a further year unless you cancel in due time.

Can I also lease the software?

Alternativ zum Kauf bzw. Miete Ihrer Lizenzen bieten wir Ihnen über unseren Partner, die MMV-Leasing GmbH, die Möglichkeit unsere Produkte im Rahmen eines Leasing-Vertrages flexibel zu finanzieren. Zum Kalkulator von MMV-Leasing

How can I transfer my license to another PC?

If you change your hardware, you need a new license. Please install the software on the new computer and create your personal fingerprint (.c2v license file) again. Afterwards send it to our license department. You will receive your new license soon. The old license will expire automatically.