New User Guide Local Licences

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This section is relevant for people with a Local TUFLOW licence. Please refer to Free DEMO Version New User Guide if you don't have a licence, the Network Licence New User Guide if you have a Network licence, or Cloud Licence New User Guide if you have a Cloud licence.

  1. Download the latest executable and manual from the Downloads page of the TUFLOW website.
  2. Install Licencing Dongle Drivers (CodeMeter RunTime Kit) on your computer.
  3. Plug your new Local licence dongle (USB) into your computer.
  4. Double click the TUFLOW Executable (for example TUFLOW_iSP_w64.exe). A DOS window should open. Review the licence information listed. Check the licence types and numbers associated with your configuration (the licence types and numbers will be different to the example shown below).
    Note: Local TUFLOW licences are associated with the USB dongle. All computers running TUFLOW must have Licencing Dongle Drivers (CodeMeter RunTime Kit) installed and the USB dongle plugged in for a simulation to initialise. The Licence Update Request and Import steps listed above should only be required once annually to provide access to new major releases of the software (unless licence configuration changes are requested).
  5. You are now ready to start TUFLOW modelling. There are multiple options available to help you learn TUFLOW:
    1. Free TUFLOW eLearning courses.
      These courses are hosted online 24/7. They includes step by step lessons comprising of a combination of written notes, background content videos, demonstration videos and hands-on exercises:
      Other paid eLearning courses are also available via the TUFLOW Training Course Catalogue
    2. TUFLOW Wiki Self-teach Tutorials
    3. Example Models
      This database includes over 60 example models demonstrating the most commonly used TUFLOW features. Use these models to learn how to implement features not included in the TUFLOW eLearning or Wiki Tutorials.
  6. Run TUFLOW using the options listed in the Running TUFLOW section of the Wiki:
  7. Other resources that may be useful include:
  8. Please email if you have any technical questions or if you would like to rent additional licences temporarily, purchase additional licences or add-on modules. Price information is available from the Pricing page of the TUFLOW website