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ChemDraw Professional - Campus License

The Freiburg University is in position of a campus license by ChemDraw Professional. The license is valid until 08th February 2025.

Download, installation and activation ChemDraw Professional (new users)

You have to create an account on PerkinElmer: 
There you have to search for Freiburg and then click on Register. 

For registration you merely need your university e-mail account which ends with

After you have registered, you have to go to to Sign Up and register there with the mail address and a password. Afterwards you will be shown different orders; there you click on Download;  now for the most recent order (with the most recent start date), then on ChemDraw Professional, and then download the appropriate version for your operating system.

At the start of the installation you will be asked for Email and Activation Code. For Email, please enter the email address you used to create the account. You will find the Activation Code in your account in the same line as the corresponding Order.

At the license agreement you have to scroll to the end, only then you can accept it. After that you can install the program. Please note that under MAC only the pure ChemDraw will be installed, while under Windows you will get additional programs, among others Chem3D and ChemFinder.

Upgrading to the current license (existing users)

To update, go to There you have to go to Sign Up, as described above on the website, and register with the previously registered mail address and a new password; then you will see the order with the current Activation Code. Copy this, then open ChemDraw, go to Help - Activate ChemDraw and paste the new Activation Code there.

Contact for questions and problems

If you have further questions or problems, please contact the help staff of the CIP pool ().

There is also an illustrated guide from Perkin Elmer; this can be found at the following link: