Installing and Updating zSpace Applications

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This article will walk a user through the entire update process to verify your zSpace environment has all working updates. We will use the zSpace Configuration Check utility as a basis of determining what updates are needed and/or available.

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Run the zSpace Configuration Check

By running the zSpace Configuration Check, a user can get a high level over view of what needs to be updated on the zSpace. It is suggested to first run the Configuration Check and save the results to your Windows desktop. Items which are correct and up to date or written in green text. Items which require updates or warn of possible updates available, are identified in red or yellow text respectively. Look through the generated report to determine what updates need to be done. zSpace Configuration Check may first need to be downloaded from zSpace.com/downloads.

Identify the model of zSpace

zSpace currently has 3 models of zSpace. First, identify the model of zSpace you currently use. Use the below images or look at your Configuration Check report to find your version.

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The zSpace Laptop first generation.
zSpace AIO and zSpace 300 also commonly known as zSpace for Education. These are an all-in-one-PC.
zSpace model 200
This is a display only model.

Update zSpace System Software

The zSpace Configuration Check will report the version of zSpace System Software currently running on your system. If needed, download and update your zSpace System Software following the steps outlined here.

Verify selected source

Starting with App Manager version 3.0, there is an option to select an alternative sources for downloads. By default, the correct source should be selected. For more information, please see selecting alternative source.

Update App Manager and managing your application library

Starting with the release of App Manager 4, the process for updating and managing your application library has significantly changed. If you are using a prior version of App Manager, App Manager should be first updated to the most recent version. Once updated, continue with Managing your Application Library to update all zSpace Applications.

If you are already using App Manager 4.x, please go directly to Managing your Application Library to update all zSpace Applications.

App Manager can be updated from version 3.x to 4.x by performing the following steps:

    1. Launch App Manager
    2. Select from the top level menu, select Help -> Check for update...
Starting with version 3.1.3, this option no longer exists. App Manager updates are done through App Manager. See Check for application updates using App Manager to update App Manager.
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  1. You will be prompted whether or not an update is available. If update is available, select Install Update and follow the on-screen directions. If this option does not exist, continue to step 2.
  2. Launch App Manager again. Click on Update All.
    • Update All button outlined in red

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  3. Clicking on Update All will update App Manager to the latest version of App Manager. Once updated, continue with Managing your Application Library to update all zSpace Applications. 

Update partner and 3rd party applications

Many partner and 3rd party applications are not available through App Manager. Most of these applications the status can be checked using zSpace Configuration Check. If updates are available, they can be downloaded from zSpace.com/downloads.

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