Is there a student version of MicroStation?

Access to Free Copy of Bentley ‘PowerDraft’ (Student Version of MicroStation) Important Notes: The student version is named PowerDraft 64x (do not try to download MicroStation) You must first read and follow all the instructions exact and in order for PowerDraft to be properly downloaded, installed and functional.

Is MicroStation free for students?

The downloads include the MicroStation PowerDraft application, an 18-week curriculum for teachers, and a student guide that can be reproduced at no cost to the school. They are available to students and instructors in all nine languages at

How do I get a Bentley School Code?

Now go back to & sign in into STUDENTserver using your email id and password. 9. Click on Download Software Link, it will ask you for School Code.

Is MicroStation free?

MicroStation Pricing Overview MicroStation pricing starts at $250.00 as a flat rate, per month. They do not have a free version. MicroStation offers a free trial.

How can I learn MicroStation for free?

CAD Notes is the first free online outlet where beginners can start learning Bentley MicroStation through a text based tutorial, you don’t have to register to have access to the training.

What is Bentley education?

The Bentley Education Program provides students full and free access to the same Bentley software used by the world’s leading infrastructure companies. It has everything you need to learn about what a career in infrastructure could mean for you—and how to make it happen.

How do I download MicroStation?

Steps to Accomplish

  1. Go to and click on GO TO CONNECT CENTER.
  2. Insert your SELECT credentials to Log in, click “Next” button.
  3. Once you have logged in, on the bottom of the page click the icon Software Downloads.

How can I download Bentley software?

Login with your student email address and password that you just created. Once you reach this page, scroll to the bottom and click “Download Software” under “STUDENTserver” Page 7 10. You should see this screen. This area is where you download all of the applications you will need for your program.

How do I activate my Bentley?

Option 2: Manual activation through the Activation Wizard

  1. Open the Windows Start menu, type “Bentley Licensing”, and select Bentley Licensing Tool from the search results.
  2. Select Activation Wizard from the Tools menu.
  3. In the window that appears, accept the default selection, and click the Next button.

Which is better MicroStation or AutoCAD?

AutoCad is better designed for 2D drawings and has a wider scope for this while MicroStation provides more advanced features for 3D modeling. Microstation also offers inbuilt collaboration features to make project management easier for you and your team.

How much does a MicroStation license cost?

MicroStation Pricing

Name Price Features
MicroStation 12-month subscription $2,410 USDLicense Includes software, support and installation on up to 3 machines but only for one concurrent user at a time. Local currency pricing available.

How long does it take to learn MicroStation?

I had learn Microstation and used it almost exclusively for several years. I would say 3 to 6 months with adequate support around you and say a 3 day entry level training class. Add a design software to the mix then maybe a bit longer to become truly proficient.