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How To Install Framecad Detailer On Your PC

How to Install and Use Framecad Detailer

Framecad Detailer is a powerful CAD-based structural detailing software that saves time and money in wall, truss and joist design for cold formed steel construction. It turns your structural drawings into reality, providing unbeatable accuracy in the construction process.

How to Install Framecad Detailer on Your PC

In this article, we will show you how to install and use Framecad Detailer on your PC.


To install Framecad Detailer, you need to download the full setup.exe file from the official website of Framecad. The file size is about 1 GB and it requires Windows 7 or higher operating system.

After downloading the file, double-click on it to start the installation wizard. Follow the instructions on the screen to select the language, accept the license agreement, choose the destination folder and complete the installation.

Once the installation is finished, you can launch Framecad Detailer from the desktop shortcut or the start menu.


Framecad Detailer enables you to quickly transfer design information from architectural designs into framing layouts, then into production. It has a user-friendly interface with menu and toolbar customization, command line and shortcut keys, design checker, auto wall script, command tips and more.

You can import and export DXF/DWG files, as well as integrate with BIM software such as Revit, TEKLA, SAP2000, Strucsoft MWF, Solidworks and FRAMECAD Structure.

You can detail walls, trusses and web joists using Framecad Detailer with imperial and metric options. You can also create 3D models with VRML ground and objects, frame break tool and roof truss block input.

Framecad Detailer is backed with MyFRAMECAD business support tools that help you manage your projects, collaborate with other users and access online resources.


Framecad Detailer is a versatile and efficient structural steel detailing software for cold formed steel construction. It helps you to save time and money in the design and manufacturing process by providing accurate and realistic framing plans.

If you want to try Framecad Detailer for free for 30 days, you can download it from here.

Benefits of Framecad Detailer

Framecad Detailer offers many benefits for cold formed steel construction, such as:

  • Reducing errors and rework by ensuring the design is compliant with the building codes and standards.

  • Optimizing material usage and minimizing waste by generating accurate cutting lists and reports.

  • Increasing productivity and efficiency by automating the framing process and eliminating manual calculations.

  • Enhancing collaboration and communication by allowing multiple users to work on the same project and share data in real time.

  • Improving quality and performance by producing consistent and precise frames that fit together perfectly.

Requirements of Framecad Detailer

To use Framecad Detailer effectively, you need to have the following requirements:

  • A PC with Windows 7 or higher operating system, 4 GB of RAM, 2 GB of free disk space and a graphics card with OpenGL support.

  • A reliable internet connection for downloading updates, accessing online resources and collaborating with other users.

  • A license key that you can purchase from Framecad or request a free trial from their website.

  • A FRAMECAD machine that can produce cold formed steel frames according to the design specifications generated by Framecad Detailer



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