Goodies are free Add-Ons developed by GRAPHISOFT to complete ARCHICAD with specific abilities and features, such as 3D Studio In, Interior Wizard, Mesh to Roof Tool and others.
As of ARCHCAD 20 you can install all Goodies at once with the help of the ARCHICAD 20 Goodies Suite installer. See details below.
System requirements are the same as for ARCHICAD 20. For more details, see "ARCHICAD 20 Getting Started" available from the ARCHICAD Help menu.
You can find detailed and always up-to-date system requirements on our website: http://www.graphisoft.com/support/system_requirements/.
Important: When installing ARCHICAD Goodies Suite, you must be logged on as a member of the Administrator Group.
Click on "Install ARCHICAD Goodies Suite add-on" in the menu to start the Installation Wizard. If the start-up screen does not appear automatically on PC, double-click on the "Setup" application in the CD root directory.
Mac OS X:
The "ARCHICAD Goodies Suite" volume will be mounted on your desktop. Open this volume and click the "ARCHICAD Goodies Suite Installer" icon to start the Installation Wizard.
The ARCHICAD Goodies Suite Installer Wizard
The ARCHICAD Goodies Suite installer wizard will help you through the installation. After extracting the files of the installer to a temporary folder the installer wizard starts automatically.
After accepting the license agreement the installer will automatically display the folder of ARCHICAD 20. This is the location where the Goodies Suite will also be installed. If the installer cannot find the location of ARCHICAD 20 for some reason you have to browse to it manually. The wizard will only continue installing the Goodies Suite if the location is defined precisely otherwise it gives you a warning to select a folder where ARCHICAD 20 is installed.
You can select which of the goodies you want to install by checking the checkbox in front of the name of the certain goodie. The available goodies are:
Select the Goodies you want to install. The ones that are not selected at the initial install can be installed later by running the installer again. In this case you can select the features you want to add to the existing installation.
Uninstalling the Goodies Suite will remove all features at once. You cannot select features to uninstall and other features to keep.
Important: Do not remove the Java Runtime Environment before uninstalling Goodies.
Go to the Windows "Control Panel" and select "Programs and Features" to remove all ARCHICAD Goodies Suite components from your computer.
You can also browse to your ARCHICAD 20 folder and execute the uninstaller in the Uninstall.GDS subfolder.
Mac OS X:
Browse to your ARCHICAD 20 folder and execute the uninstaller in the Uninstall.GDS subfolder. This will start the uninstaller, which will remove all ARCHICAD Goodies Suite components from your computer.
The software is provided to you "AS IS" and you acknowledge that it may contain errors. GRAPHISOFT disclaims any warranty or liability obligations of any kind.