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SDS2 for Education

Free Software for Students

Whether you are learning in a classroom or in a new workplace, you can begin to explore the craft of structural steel detailing and fabrication with the same tools used by industry professionals worldwide. 

Individual Licenses for Students

SDS2 provides a limited individual license for students, allowing you to explore the creative and technical power of 3D steel detailing software in your classroom or through independent learning. 

 

What you get with a student license

Whether you are learning in a classroom or in a new workplace, you can begin to explore the craft of structural steel detailing and fabrication with the same tools used by industry professionals worldwide. 

  • Access free for 90 days
  • Create steel projects up to 100 tons 
  • Create concrete reinforcement projects up to 50 tons
  • Runs locally on one computer

 

License expired? Eligible users can request an extension of their education license for SDS2 by contacting the Education Department. 

SDS2 for Education

Download SDS2 For Free

Fill out the form below to receive your free student license.


Resources to Help You Get Started

Online Training

Access self-paced training lessons that cover all the skills, tools, and workflows you'll need to get started in SDS2. 

 

Getting Started Videos

Easy-to-follow videos that break down the most common tasks and features in SDS2. 

 

Get Certified

Market your skills by earning official SDS2 badges as you complete training programs and reach other distinguished benchmarks. 

How-To Videos

Learn about the latest advanced features and tools in SDS2.

 

Hardware Requirements

View requirements for installing and running SDS2. 

 

 

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