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Follow these steps to install PDF-XChange Standard:


1. Use the link in your purchase confirmation email, or the download option on the product page here, to download an evaluation version of PDF-XChange Standard.


2. When the download is complete, click the file to open the containing folder.


3. PDFXStd9 is displayed next to an icon. Double click the text or the icon to open the Run/Cancel dialog box.


4. Click Run to open the PDF-XChange Standard Setup.


5. Click Next.


6. Read the license agreement and select the check box to continue.


7. Click Next.


8. Select either Custom or Complete setup type and select the installation location.


9. Click Next and follow the instructions to install the software. Please note that the first time the installer is run it will prompt for a registration number/activation code. We recommend that this is copied and pasted from your receipt in order to avoid mistakes.


When an evaluation copy of PDF-XChange Standard is installed, all output is generated with two watermark stamps on each page. When a full version is purchased, it is necessary to enter the serial number provided to ensure that all future output is free of the evaluation watermarks. Follow the steps below to register your license key:


1. Install the software using the steps outlined above.


2. Move to the Control Panel and click Devices and Printers.


3. Right-click PDF X-Change Printer and click printing preferences in the submenu. 


4. Select the About tab in the main toolbar.


5. Click the Registration button in the About window.


6. Click the Add New Serial Key button.


7. Enter the serial key into the text box, or copy and paste it from the clipboard. 


8. Click Continue to register. 


If an evaluation version of PDF-XChange Standard is already installed, then there is no need to install it again. Simply follow the steps outlined above to register the product.


Note that it is not necessary to be online to install a license for PDF-XChange Standard. If you have a hard copy of your license key (for example on a USB stick) then you can simply copy it into the text box in the Registration section detailed above in order to register the license on an offline machine.




Please keep your serial key/activation code safe. Do not share it with other parties, as doing so constitutes an illegal breach of copyright. If we discover evidence of abuse then updates will be disabled for your account. Serial keys/activation codes found on websites offering free and illegal software distribution will be disabled immediately. We monitor such websites on a daily basis. Help us safeguard the integrity of our products to ensure that their future development is made possible. Theft of our software deprives us of investment that improves our products for the benefit of all clients.