ChemOffice Professional

Download / reactivate software and get registration keys

Version Software Registration keys
16 Login to CambridgeSoft website > go to My Site License. Mac: Request from graceb@  PC: Login to CambridgeSoft website > go to My Downloads.
15 Graceb@ must submit help ticket to Cambridgesoft for new installations.  See note below. Mac: Request from graceb@  PC: Login to CambridgeSoft website > go to My Downloads.
14 Graceb@ must submit help ticket to Cambridgesoft for new installations.  See note below. Graceb@ must submit help ticket to Cambridgesoft. See note below.

 

Installing the software:

  • Make sure you are in adminstrator mode before installing software.  
  • It is possible to have more than one version of the software installed on your computer at a time.
  • When prompted during installing process, copy and paste Registration keys.

Activating software:

  • Mac: Go to ChemDraw Professional in menu bar and choose Activate.
  • PC: Go to Help in menu bar and choose Activate.
  • Activation FAQs

Note - info needed for help tickets:

  • Name of software (ChemOffice / ChemDraw):
  • Version of software:
  • Serial Number:
  • Operating System - version and type (32Bit/64 Bit):
  • Microsoft Office - version and type (32Bit/64 Bit):

What's new?

With version 16.0 PerkinElmer has responded to customer requests for a more robust Mac version of ChemDraw. PerkinElmer has also introduced 2 new cloud-based ChemDraw products:

ChemDraw Cloud and ChemDraw E-Notebook are in "My Database Subscriptions" in your Cambridgesoft.com account.  Learn more about the new product features for version 16 or see summary of all features in this ChemOffice Professional 16 flyer (PDF).

Our campus-wide agreement for ChemOffice Professional / ChemDraw Professional is valid until January 30, 2019.  You can continue to use version 15 or upgrade to version 16.  If desired, you can install both versions on your computer.

Please note that each user must verify their account once for each license period. If you do not verify your account, no new Registration Codes will appear in the “My Downloads” section of your CambridgeSoft account.

Stanford site license for ChemOffice Professional (PC) and ChemDraw Professional (Mac)

The Science Library has purchased a campus-wide site license to ChemOffice Professional (PC) / ChemDraw Professional (Mac) a chemistry and biology suite by CambridgeSoft (PerkinElmer). Our site license allows all current Stanford students, faculty, and staff to download the program for free to their home, office, or personal computer. After installation, no Internet connection is required for use.  Stanford users also have access to ChemDraw Cloud and ChemDraw E-Notebook.  To learn more and use, please see links in the "what's new section).

Brief instructions are below.

1. Account verification and get registration code: go to CambridgeSoft’s site license page and enter your Stanford domain email address. Valid domains include:

  • @stanford.edu
  • @slac.stanford.edu
  • @globalecology.stanford.edu

Please also note that each user must verify their account once for each license period. If you do not verify your account, no new Registration Codes will appear in the “My Downloads” section of your CambridgeSoft account.

You can download the software during the Account Verification process and you should get an email message from PerkinElmer that contains the Registration Code for the latest version of the software.  If you do not receive this email in a minute or two, then please register and/or sign in to your account on the CambridgeSoft website in order to get the Registration Code (see below).

If you are using an older computer or operating system, please check the system requirements and compatibility notes to make sure the new version of the software will work on your computer. If not, you may need to reactivate the older version of the software instead.

2. Create account/login to CambridgeSoft website:

  1. Login to the CambridgeSoft website
  2. See “Services” list on middle right side of My Account page.
    1. Download software: click on “My Site License”
    2. Get registration code: click on “My Downloads.” Copy the Registration Code for use during the installation process.
    3. To use ChemDraw Cloud or ChemDraw E-Notebook: click on "My Database Subscriptions" or use links in the "What's new?" section of this webpage.

3. Install and activate software:

  1. Paste Registration Code when prompted during the installation process.
  2. Activate the software:

Reactivate installed software with an expired registration code

  1. Get new Registration Code: login to the CambridgeSoft website and click on “My Downloads” from the “My Account” page to get a new registration key.
  2. Launch software and then copy and paste Registration Code for ChemOffice Professional or ChemDraw Professional. After launching program:
    • Mac: go to ChemDraw Professional in menu bar and choose Activate.
    • Windows: go to Help in menu bar and choose Activate.

Access software without downloading it

Cluster computers: this software is already installed on 700 computers located in libraries, residences, and computer clusters managed by Academic Computing.

Help

For questions or assistance, please contact Grace Baysinger (graceb@stanford.edu).

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