Install OR Upgrade your installation to SpinFire 10.6

SpinFire 10.6 installs in addition to SpinFire 8.3, 8.4, and 9.0, so you can keep running your older version of SpinFire simultaneously. Also to make the installation process easier, all the importers and plug-ins are now included in the SpinFire install application. So with one install you can manage all of your SpinFire needs.

Installation note:

  • The full version of the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 redistributable package is required for the installation to take place, otherwise an installation error will appear

  • If already installed, it will appear in the “Add or Remove Programs/Programs and Features” list as: “Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Extended

Web Install

Full Install

Reader Install

SpinFire 10.6 Download Options:

  • Web Install:Downloads components from the internet.
  • Single File (FULL) Install:For multiple Network Installations.
  • Reader Install: For only the Free Reader component. No license required. Upgrading to SpinFire Professional will require a re-install from a SpinFire Professional download.

User Privileges

The user installing SpinFire must have administrator privileges OR the administrator password in order for the installation to complete.

Installation Options

The installation allows you to select the necessary components you need:

  • Typical (installs ALL but DAA Plug-in and most Common Importers)
  • Complete (installs all Importers and Plug-ins)
  • Custom (add or remove from the Importer or Plug-in list)

Note: The Weight Calculation Plug-in can only be installed from the SpinFire “Plug-ins” page. For a detailed step by step quide through the install, please go here.

License Information

**If you have SpinFire 8.3, 8.4 or 9.0 running, the install will automatically copy the license file from the 8.3, 8.4, or 9.0 license folder to the 10.3 license folder. If you are running SpinFire Professional 8.3 or earlier, you need to upgrade your license.

File Formats

*Please note that files saved or created using SpinFire 10.x cannot be loaded into previous versions of SpinFire. However, .3D files created in SpinFire 8.4 and previous can be loaded in 10.x.

Currently Supported SpinFire 10.6 Importers

The most currently released importers are included in the SpinFire 10.6 installation. Once SpinFire 10.6 is downloaded, customers can download importers from the installation manager. To get a list of the currently supported importers and their version support, click HERE.

Currently Supported SpinFire 10.6 Plug-ins

The most currently released plug-ins are included in the SpinFire 10.3 installation. Once SpinFire 10.6 is downloaded, customers can download plug-ins from the installation manager.

**Note: The Draft Angle Analysis Plug-in is the only Actify Plug-in that is NOT free. If you would like to know more about this plug-in or if you would like to purchase it, please contact your local Actify Reseller or send an email to

Please Note:

      The location of the license file has changed. The License File Folder Locations are as follows:
  • SpinFire 10.0/10.1
    XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Actify\SpinFire100
    Win 7/Vista: C:\ProgramData\Actify\SpinFire100
  • SpinFire 10.2
    XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Actify\SpinFire102
    Win 7/Vista: C:\ProgramData\Actify\SpinFire102
  • SpinFire 10.3
    XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Actify\SpinFire103
    Win 7/Vista: C:\ProgramData\Actify\SpinFire103
  • SpinFire 10.4
    XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Actify\SpinFire104
    Win 7/Vista: C:\ProgramData\Actify\SpinFire104
  • SpinFire 10.5
    XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Actify\SpinFire105
    Win 7/Vista: C:\ProgramData\Actify\SpinFire105
  • SpinFire 10.6
    XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Actify\SpinFire106
    Win 7/Vista: C:\ProgramData\Actify\SpinFire106