LEGO® Digital Designer 3.1 Readme
Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7.
Mac OS X® 10.4 or higher
The software is provided
as-is without any warranty of any kind. The entire risk arising out of use or
performance of the software remains with you. To the maximum extent permitted
by applicable law, in no event shall the LEGO Group of Companies (including
LEGO Systems A/S) and its suppliers and licensors, be liable for any damages
arising out of the use or inability to use the software.
To install and use the software, you must agree to the terms of the LEGO Digital Designer 3.1 License Agreement included with the software. Please be sure to read the License Agreement before installing LEGO Digital Designer 3.1 on your system.
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Please make sure you are online during installation so that the latest requirements are taken into consideration.
Minimum System Requirements for PC
Minimum System Requirements for Mac
Before you install LEGO Digital Designer on Windows, please uninstall any previous versions. There are two ways to uninstall LEGO Digital Designer:
finishes, you are ready to install the new version. Start the installer, and
follow onscreen instructions.
Also, you may need to turn off any resident programs like antivirus programs or Norton SystemWorks that monitor file installations.
Administrator privileges are required when installing LEGO Digital Designer on Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7.
LEGO Digital Designer on your desktop. This will start LEGO Digital Designer.
The first time you launch LEGO Digital Designer, it will take between 1 and 5 minutes to unpack the bricks. This will not happen when you launch it after the first time.
uninstalling the LEGO Digital Designer software, all your saved models and
snapshots will be retained on the hard drive. Should you choose to reinstall
LEGO Digital Designer, the data will still be
available. As the saved data is very compact, it will take up only a tiny
portion of your hard disk space. However, should you wish to free up space, you
will be required to do so manually using Windows Explorer or Mac Finder.
The models and snapshots will be located in ""System drive"\Documents and Settings\Userdir\My Documents\My Pictures" on Microsoft Windows and "/Users/Userdir/Pictures/" on the Mac.
If you protect your computer with an Internet firewall that uses pop-up style program access protection (e.g. ZoneAlarm), LEGO Digital Designer Fullscreen might stop working as soon as the "Loading" screen appears. If this happens, try pressing Ctrl-Alt-Delete to show the pop-up and configure your firewall. If the pop-up does not show, you may have to reset your computer. The pop-up is activated because LEGO Digital Designer accesses the Web to check for updates when it starts up. To fix this problem, run LEGO Digital Designer from the desktop shortcut instead of the LEGO Digital Designer Fullscreen start menu shortcut.
If the Requirements Checker pops up when you launch installation, it indicates that your computer does not fulfill the requirements for running LEGO Digital Designer. You can choose to cancel the installation, or you can choose to install LEGO Digital Designer anyway. However, if you choose to install LEGO Digital Designer you might experience problems.
It is a known issue that having many bricks on screen in LEGO Digital Designer can cause your computer to run slower. To improve performance, try quitting applications running in the background. Also note that graphic cards with shared memory can cause performance problems.
4E. LOST WORK AFTER STANDBY MODE
Remember to continuously save your work! If your computer goes into standby mode or shuts down, any unsaved LEGO Digital Designer work will be lost.
troubleshooting can resolve many issues experienced when running a program. If
the issue you are experiencing is not specifically addressed, please read the
following General Troubleshooting section before contacting Technical Support.
Please remember, when making changes to your system it is good practice to take notes and back up along the way to enable you to reverse your changes.
In general, if you are experiencing performance issues, lock ups, blue/black screens, error messages and similar, it is advisable to check with the machine manufacturer to ensure that you are using the most current drivers available. Sound, Video and CD-ROM manufacturers often release a number of new driver versions each year to enable the user to get the best performance from his or her hardware. These drivers often contain improvements and sometimes include fixes for known issues with the hardware. If you are unfamiliar with updating your drivers or have any questions about your system drivers, please contact your computer manufacturer or supplier for assistance.
On the Mac, simply drag LEGO Digital Designer from Applications to the trashcan to uninstall. On Microsoft Windows, there are two ways to uninstall LEGO Digital Designer:
Thank you for downloading LEGO Digital Designer. Issues known at the time of release are listed above in this document. You can find more details in the FAQ and Tech Support pages on the LEGO website.
Digital Designer 3.1 by LEGO System A/S, DK-7190
Distributed by the LEGO Group, DK-7190
This product uses zlib, created by Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler.
This product uses expat, created by
This product has a Windows installer built with NSIS, created by Nullsoft.
This software is based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group.
libpng version 1.2.8 -
Copyright (c) 1998-2004 Glenn Randers-Pehrson
Copyright (c) 1996-1997 Andreas Dilger
Copyright (c) 1995-1996 Guy Eric Schalnat, Group 42, Incx