Pathfinder Downloads

Free Trial

Register for a 30-day full access Free Trial license. An active license is required in order to access the software. All work completed during the evaluation will remain available upon license purchase.


Current Version Download Link
Pathfinder 2019 64-bit Pathfinder-2019-2-1002-x64-en.msi
Release Notes

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License Activation

To activate your copy of Pathfinder:

  1. Start Pathfinder
  2. In the Licensing and Activation dialog, select Online Activation
  3. In the Key box, type the activation key from your purchase receipt or Free Trial email
  4. Click Activate

The information at the bottom of the Licensing and Activation dialog should be updated to show your new license information. If you receive an error message or are otherwise unable to use the online activation feature, please email with the ‘Computer Information’ shown in the dialog to receive a license file.

If you would like to register for a free one-time 30 day license key, sign up for a Trial Evaluation.

Floating Licenses

To use floating licenses, please follow the instructions in the Floating License Manager Installation Guide . You will need to install and license the Thunderhead License Manager, then Pathfinder can be installed on each workstation and configured to use the floating license server.

Version Download Link
Floating License Manager ThunderheadLM_2017-1-0223.msi

Virtual Machine Use

Running the license server on a Virtual Machine (VM) is blocked by default. You will need to send a request to email to for this feature to be enabled.