Download and install STP Creator

STP Creator can be downloaded from here

Installation & Registration

You will need to run the setup file to install STP Creator. STP Creator needs .NET Framework 4.6.1 (or higher) as well as a Microsoft Redistributable file. If either are not on your system, the installer will prompt you to install them. You must agree and not skip this part of the installation. STP Creator will not work without this required Microsoft software.

Once setup is complete, there will be an icon on your desktop. Double click this to run STP Creator.

Until registered, STP Creator will run in Demo mode and the word Demo will appear on most screens.

If you have received a licence file, to register, select Preferences from the Maintenance Menu. To the left of the Browse 5 button is the current location where STP Creator looks for the Licence File when it starts, by default this is in Documents > STP_Creator > Licence. You can accept this setting and click Save. Or use the Browse 5 button to navigate to (or create) a folder to store your Licence File.

Close STP Creator. Save (do not open) the Licence File attached to your registration email into the selected Licence File location. When you next run STP Creator, it will check the Licence File, and if found will open as Trial or Registered depending on your licence - and the word Demo will no longer appear. The Help > About STP Creator screen (from the Help menu - not online Help) will display your licence details - check your name appears here.

Installation Issues

On some systems, you may see this message:

'The installation of Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable Package (x86) appears to have failed. Do you want to continue the installation?'

This usually means a later version of the Redistributable has already been installed, click Yes to continue with the installation.

If the Installer fails for any other reason

Try the 'To update an existing installation of STP Creator' link from our Downloads page instead. This does not try to install the Microsoft Redistributable, nor .NET Framework 4.6.1. If these are not already on your system, you can download vc_redist.x86.exe from here and the .NET Framework 4.6.1 from here.

Administrator privileges

If you do not have Administrator privileges on your system, STP Creator will run without 'installation' - contact Namich for a zip download of the required files. You can unzip the 5 files to a folder on your desktop or even a USB. This assumes you have the two Microsoft files referred to above on your system, otherwise you may see this message: