Requirements and Installation

This chapter describes the system requirements and the steps necessary to install and activate variaDoc.

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or later
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8

Internet Browser and Internet Connection

A properly installed browser and an Internet connection are required to access the download page and more help and information. An Internet connection is also required for automatic updates, and is preferred for activating variaDoc. variaDoc can also be activated by contacting support at

32 / 64 bit

variaDoc is supported on both 32 and 64-bit operating systems.

Installing variaDoc

To install VariaDoc, first download the VariaDoc setup program from the product download section of
variaDoc runs on the Microsoft.NET 4.0 framework. If you use variaDoc as a web service, you must have the Microsoft.NET 4.0 framework installed on your web server(s). The Microsoft.NET 4.0 framework is included with the variaDoc installation and will be installed automatically. If you need help in upgrading your web server, please contact us at
Run the variaDoc setup program and follow the prompts to install the variaDoc software.
You can evaluate variaDoc for an unlimited time. During evaluation, a banner will be placed across the output documents. This banner will disappear when you buy and activate the software.

Purchasing and Activating variaDoc

To purchase VariaDoc, go to Follow the instructions to log in and purchase the variaDoc application. For each purchased copy of variaDoc you will receive a serial number. This number is necessary to activate your copy of variaDoc.
To activate VariaDoc, do the following:
  1. Start variaDoc.
  2. Click on About.
  3. Select Activate.
The Activation screen displays.
4. Enter the serial number in the Serial number field.
5. Click Activate.
If the serial number is valid, your copy of variaDoc is now activated.