Altium NEXUS Documentation

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Created: December 22, 2021 | Updated: December 22, 2021
Applies to Altium NEXUS Client version: 5
This documentation page references Altium NEXUS/NEXUS Client (part of the deployed NEXUS solution), which has been discontinued. All your PCB design, data management and collaboration needs can now be delivered by Altium Designer (with Altium Designer Enterprise Subscription) and a connected Altium 365 Workspace. Check out the FAQs page for more information.

The Help About dialog (also referred to as the splashscreen)
The Help About dialog (also referred to as the splashscreen)


This dialog presents information about the installed version of Altium NEXUS, as well as access to the My Account and Extensions and Updates areas of the software. In addition, the dialog provides access to the detailed relevant and applicable notices regarding copyright of the software.


The Help About dialog is accessed by clicking Help » About.


  • Information – the dialog provides the following information:
    • Version number (and build number) of the installed software.
    • The user and computer name on which the software is installed.
    • Licensing scope – for what the current license can be used.
    • A short summary copyright notice.
  • Copyright – click this button to access the Copyright notices dialog which gives a more detailed copyright notice for the software.
  • License Management – click this button to quickly access the License Management page. This is 'command central' for signing in to your Altium NEXUS account and setting up your licensing for the software.
  • Extensions and Updates – click this button to quickly access the dedicated Extensions & Updates page. This is 'command central' for efficiently managing the software and to update the core platform when a new version of the software is released and made available.
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