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Steel Design 5

What is Steel Design 5?  (from Digital Canal)

Digital Canal’s Steel Design Software easily designs or checks steel beams, columns and single span beam-columns using ASD (9th and 13th Editions) and LRFD (1st, 2nd and 13th Editions). The program features a simple, intuitive graphic interface and detailed reporting capabilities.


Steel Design 5 is a program developed by Digital Canal. The main program executable is steeldesign.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 13.54 MB (14,194,479 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: digitalcanalstructural.com/steel-design
Help link: digitalcanalstructural.com/contact
Installation folder: C:\DCC\steel5
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B00D9EED-A225-4E54-99C6-40C9313DDA1E}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 13.54 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Steel Design 5

Program executable:steeldesign.exe
Additional files:
  • Xceed.Wpf.AvalonDock.dll (by Xceed Software) - Xceed Extended WPF Toolkit - AvalonDock
  • Xceed.Wpf.AvalonDock.Themes.Aero.dll (by Xceed Software) - Xceed Extended WPF Toolkit - AvalonDock Aero Theme
  • Xceed.Wpf.AvalonDock.Themes.Metro.dll - Xceed Extended WPF Toolkit - AvalonDock Metro Theme
  • Xceed.Wpf.AvalonDock.Themes.VS2010.dll
  • Xceed.Wpf.DataGrid.dll - Xceed Extended WPF Toolkit - DataGrid
  • DCCLock.dll - DCCLock Dynamic Link Library (DCCLock DLL)
  • Xceed.Wpf.Toolkit.dll - Xceed Extended WPF Toolkit
  • Authorization.exe - Authorization Application (Authorization MFC Application)
  • SteelDesign.BeamColumn.dll - SteelDesign.BeamColumn
  • SteelDesign.Database.dll - SteelDesign.Database
  • SteelDesign.SharpDX.dll - SteelDesign.SharpDX
  • SteelDesign.Beam.dll - SteelDesign._beamH
  • SteelDesign.Export.dll - SteelDesign.Export
  • SharpDX.Direct2D1.dll (by Alexandre Mutel) - SharpDX.Direct2D1
  • SteelDesign.Core.dll - SteelDesign.Core
  • Caliburn.Micro.dll (by Blue Spire Consulting) - Caliburn.Micro (Caliburn Micro)
  • SharpDX.DXGI.dll (by Alexandre Mutel) - SharpDX.DXGI
  • SharpDX.dll - SharpDX
  • RTFLib.dll - RTFLib

How do I remove Steel Design 5?

You can uninstall Steel Design 5 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Steel Design 5, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Steel Design 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 50%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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