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Getting Started with your Mimic Demo License
By Aimee Ubriaco
Product: Mimic Simulation

This guide is for users who have been given access to our demo version of Mimic Simulation Software, either by request or through the Mimic Online Training subscription.

Instructions to Begin Using Your Mimic Demo License

  1. Log in to your account at
  2. Navigate to "Software Downloads" in the Menu
  3. Select "Mimic Simulation" from the drop-down menu
  4. Download the installer executable by double-clicking on Mimic 3.x Setup (32/64 bit).exe to begin installation
  5. Once the installation is complete, open Mimic Explorer and create a simulation database, either manually or by using one of the utilities in the Tools menu

Additional Resources

Mimic Quickstart Installation Guide
Mimic Online Web Help
Mimic Simulation Software Overview
Mimic Explorer

Demo License Limitations

  • You will be limited to only running 5 tags for 5 minutes in any model you build
  • When using a demo license, there will be no serial numbers displayed in License Manager

Moving to Full License

  1. After purchasing your Mimic license, a license key will be shipped to you.
  2. Insert your Mimic license key into an empty USB port.
  3. Allow time for Windows to find, update, and install the device driver for the key
  4. When Windows has finished configuring the driver, the red status light will illuminate on the key.

If you have any issues with installing your Mimic demo license, please do not hesitate to contact us at or +1.636.728.2000.