In order to start working with YAKINDU Model Viewer, you have to install the software on your computer. We are assuming you have downloaded the software installer already. The installation process boils down to executing the installer and following its instructions.
YAKINDU Model Viewer is currently available for Microsoft Windows. Future versions will also support macOS and Linux.
In order to install YAKINDU Model Viewer on Windows, execute the downloaded installer program YModelViewerSetup_x64.exe.
The YAKINDU Model Viewer installer’s welcome window
The installer will guide you through the installation process. After successful installation, the installer will start the YAKINDU Model Viewer application.
You have several options to start YAKINDU Model Viewer:
After starting up, YAKINDU Model Viewer presents the Welcome window. It gives you a brief introduction to the most important features.
YAKINDU Model Viewer presenting the Welcome window
To actually start working with the tool, close the Welcome tab by clicking on its resp. button. You can display the Welcome tab anytime again by selecting Help → Welcome in the main menu. If you don’t want YAKINDU Model Viewer to display the Welcome page each time you start it, uncheck the Always show Welcome at start up item on the Welcome page.
After closing the Welcome page, the workbench is shown:
The YAKINDU Model Viewer workbench
This is your working environment. Congratulations, you have just installed and started YAKINDU Model Viewer!
The YAKINDU Model Viewer trial version comes with an evaluation license that is valid for 30 days. If you want to continue working with YAKINDU Model Viewer beyond that period of time you have to acquire a license.
The license manager documentation describes how you can install a license file or configure a license server for floating licenses. To access that documentation, select Help → Help Contents from YAKINDU Model Viewer’s main menu, then open the YAKINDU License Management documentation.