Working with Embedded Wizard: Before you start

Evidently, you are new to Embedded Wizard. We would like to welcome you! Before you start discovering our technology, please note the hints in the sections below. Additionally, if you have not done it yet, we recommend you to read first the chapter Basic concepts. It gives you a short overview of the ideas behind the technology of our Embedded Wizard.

Install Embedded Wizard Studio

In the first step make sure that Embedded Wizard Studio is installed on your desktop PC. If this is already the case, you can skip over this section. The installation is done from a setup application:

If you wish to try out our product, please visit Download Free Edition. Follow there the instructions to register. After registering you will be able to download the setup application for Embedded Wizard Studio Free.

If you have licensed the professional edition (Embedded Wizard Studio Pro), we will provide you the right setup application.

Once you have downloaded the setup application, start the setup and follow the instructions.

You can install Embedded Wizard Studio on a desktop PC running Microsoft Windows 7 or higher. If you are working on a Linux or macOS machine, we would recommend you to install Embedded Wizard within a virtual machine (e.g. VMWare or Parallels Desktop).

Install Platform Packages

The Embedded Wizard Studio supports per default an environment to develop GUI applications able to run on Microsoft Windows OS. To develop GUI for your particular target device or operating system you will additionally need the right Platform Package. Its installation is also done from a setup application:

If you wish to try out our product, please visit Try Out - Embedded Wizard Studio. Follow there the instructions to register. During this process you can select your desired target. After registering you will be able to download the corresponding Platform Package setup application.

For the professional edition (Embedded Wizard Studio Pro) we will provide you the setup application for the right Platform Package.

Once you have downloaded the setup application, start the setup and follow the instructions.

Dongle

Except the Free edition our Embedded Wizard Studio is protected by a hardware dongle:

If you are trying out Embedded Wizard Studio Free, no dongle is necessary. You can skip over this section.

For the professional edition (Embedded Wizard Studio Pro) we will provide you the hardware dongle by a packet delivery service.

Once you have installed Embedded Wizard Studio please plug in the hardware dongle into a free USB port of your desktop PC.

If you have received an activation file, please follow the instructions to upgrade the license information in the dongle.

Start Embedded Wizard Studio

You can start Embedded Wizard Studio directly from the Windows Start Menu.

Context sensitive help

If you are new to Embedded Wizard Studio, you will surely have thousands of questions how to work with it and why are some things so and not so. Please use our context sensitive help. Every time you press the key F1 Embedded Wizard Studio will search for documentation describing the editor windows and components you are currently working with.

Tutorial videos

On our YouTube channel you can find various videos demonstrating the workflows with Embedded Wizard Studio. These can help you to get familiar with our technology. We plan to expand successively the set of available tutorial videos.

Ask Embedded Wizard forum

If you have a technical question or you need help to understand particular concepts, please visit our Ask Embedded Wizard forum. There you have access to a knowledge base containing questions and corresponding answers. After registering yourself you can post your own question.