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ChemDraw Installation and Renewal

A how-to guide on installing the latest version of ChemDraw and how to renew each year in November.

Chemdraw 20 Professional

The University of Toronto has purchased ChemDraw as an annual site licence for use by any student, staff or faculty. The licence is renewed annually in October and therefore, users must renew in November each year regardless of when they first installed the product. Click on the links below to view instructions for installing ChemDraw on your device:

The newest version is ChemDraw 20 Professional and includes the drawing package, Chem3D (for PCs only), and ChemBioFinder.  We will continue to have access to 17, 18 and 19 until next November. If you are using version 16 or older, you will need to upgrade.

Need help with installing and/or activating ChemDraw? Contact Madeline Gerbig, Chemistry Librarian at maddy.gerbig@utoronto.ca.

For assistance with bulk installation and activation, please contact the Licensed Software Office at lic.software@utoronto.ca.

ChemDraw Installation Video Tutorial

Watch the video below for a brief demonstration of how to install the ChemDraw software on your device.

Register for a PerkinElmer Account

PerkinElmer Download Centre Login Page

Acknowledgement: Thank you to our student employee Nuro Khasanzoda, Library Assistant, for creating and recording this video.