Several options are available, so please read this entire page... important information is listed!

Types of licenses

SINGLE USER LICENSE, Professional Use 

for installation on one business computer and/or one laptop or home computer if the licensed single user is the prime user of both.

MULTI-USER SITE LICENSE, Professional use 

for installation on up to 10 computers or workstations at one location. May be purchased in multiples for large offices or multiple locations.

ACADEMIC, Instructional use

INSTRUCTOR - SINGLE USER  for instructors in an accredited educational institution. The software license is for educational or instruction use only.

INSTRUCTOR - SITE LICENSE  for installation on all computers in one lab or classroom at an accredited educational institution for educational use only.


BeamChek is used in dozens of colleges, universities and technical schools as a teaching aid.

Home inspectors and construction superintendents evaluate structural members using BeamChek on their laptops at the job site.

Minimum User Requirements:
Licenses are available for use in the United States and Canada. The proper software use requires a fundamental knowledge of structural design, local building codes and construction practices, as stated in the license agreement. BeamChek is a design tool for experienced structural design professionals.

Minimum System Requirements:
IBM Compatible PC running Microsoft Windows XP, 7, 8 or 10 in 32 bit or 64 bit. Individual PC installation (of approximately 7 MB) is recommended for networks. 

Software is provided on a CD ROM and ships with a printed instruction manual. Examples and additional documentation is available on the CD. 

We do not have a MAC version, however several offices are successfully running BeamChek with emulation software or Macs with the Intel chip and Windows.


Satisfaction Guaranteed:

We know you'll be satisfied with BeamChek software. But if you're not, whatever the reason, you may return all documentation and software in good condition to AC Software within 30 days to receive a prompt and friendly refund of the purchase price, less shipping and handling costs. Please call first for a return confirmation number and shipping/insurance instructions.

BeamChek 2016 Price List 

To Order Online, click the "Buy Now" button and place your credit card order using our 128 bit Secure Server

Please see the important shipping and tax notes below

Single User Professional License $149 $ 8 Buy Now
Multi-user Professional Site License Installation on up to 10 computers at one location $390 $ 8 Buy Now
Academic Single User (non-professional use) For educational use only by an instructor at an accredited school. $95 $ 8 Phone order only
Academic Site license (non-professional use) For one lab or room, any number of computers $199 $ 8 Phone order only
Change a Single to Multi-User Site License (registered users only please)  $241 $ 8 Buy Now
Upgrade from v2011 or earlier (registered users only please) $29 $ 8 Buy Now
Upgrade from 2012 (registered users only please) $17 $ 8 Buy Now
Upgrade from v2013 or v2014 (upgrade shipped on CD) Note: Registered users of v2013 and v2014 may download the upgrade for free - see the Upgrade page. $8 $8 Buy Now

1. Prices are in U.S. dollars, checks must be drawn on a US bank.

2. Purchase Orders are accepted from municipalities and accredited schools The order must be placed by phone or email with an attached order form (in PDF format) with a PO number and signature.

3. Washington State Residents Only will need to add 9.5% sales tax to the purchase amount. If residents neglect to add Sales Tax to the order, it will be added at time of processing orders shipped to the addresses within Washington State.

4. For all items in the price list above, USPS Priority 2-3 day Shipping is $8.00 in the USA.  Note: CANADA SHIPPING is $8.00 USPS First Class. Shipping to P.O. Boxes is OK. Master Card, Visa and American Express are also accepted by telephone at 1-425-776-7373. Sorry, we do not ship 'overnight' or take orders by FAX.

5. Please note that we are usually available business days 9 AM to 6 PM, Pacific Time. Leave a message, if necessary, and we'll return your call promptly.

6. Orders are usually shipped the same day of receipt of your order. Email orders will receive a confirmation email reply.

7. Place your order and send us an email requesting an unlock code for the demo and we can get you working while waiting for the CD Rom to arrive.

Click here to print an Order Form (in PDF format)

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AC Software, Inc.

330 Dayton St. Suite 6 Edmonds, Washington 98020

Telephone 1-425-776-7373     E-mail: acsoftware@beamchek.com