Installation Instructions for ChemDraw 20.1 Windows

System Requirements:

  • Supported systems: Windows 7 Pro or Ultimate, 8.1 (64 bit), 10 (64 bit)
  • Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 (including Office 365 support)

Downloading ChemDraw

Step 1

After purchasing ChemDraw through the Microshop you will a receive  the following email message.  You will need to activate your account.  To do this click on the open account link as shown below: 

New users chemdraw message

Step 2

Activate your account by entering the email address you provided the MicroShop and choose a ChemDraw password you would like to use.

Activate your ChemDraw account

Step 3

You can access your software using the following link:



Enter your email address and the ChemDraw passoword that you set and click on Login

log into chemdraw


Step 4:

Click on the active ChemDraw version 20.1

choose installation file

Step 5

Click on cos20.1.exe to download the windows file

download windows version

Installing  ChemDraw 20.1

Step 1:

  • Double-click on the installation file cos20.1.exe that you downloaded

Step 2:

  • To Activate your software enter:
    • Your Name
    • Organization
    • The EXACT EMAIL ADDRESS you provided the Microshop when you purchased the software.
    • The Activation code you received with your order.

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Step 3:

  • Click Next

Click Next


Step 4:

  • Scroll down the agreement.
  • Click I accept the terms in this license agreement.
  • Click Next.

Scroll down to accept License agreement


Step 5:

  • Choose your setup type.
  • Click Next.

Choose setup type


Step 6:

  • Choose ChemScript version
  • Click Next.


:Choose Chemdraw version 32 or 64

Step 7

  • Click Next.

Select 3rd party features to install


Step 8:

  • Click Install..


Click install


Step 9:

  • Click Finish.


Click finish