Stand-alone utilities

  • Coordinate System Manager (June 2021) — Use this utility to manage, create, and edit coordinate systems, datums, projections, local sites, and geoids across TBC, Trimble Access, and Sync Manager.  Version 3.9.3.0 64-bit. To download properly, please right click the link and copy and paste into a new window.  Download here... 
  • Office Synchronizer (June 2021) — Use this utility to sync data to and from field devices.  Version 2.07 32-bit.  Download here...
  • Feature Definition Manager (June 2021) — Use this utility to manage, create, and edit feature code libraries for usage across TBC, Trimble Access, Sync Manager, and other Trimble products.  Feature libraries can include point, line, polygon, and block codes; line and block control codes; attributes; line and label styles; symbols; and more.  Version 2.33 64-bit.  To download properly, please right click the link and copy and paste into a new window.   Download here...

Subscription license utilities

  • Trimble License Manager — Subscription license administrators can use the online Trimble License Manager to assign users seats of TBC, view usage reports, and perform other management tasks.  View...

Subscription license documentation

  • Subscription and Perpetual Offering Equivalencies (June 2021) — Use this Product Bulletin to match the simplified subscription edition offerings to the equivalent perpetual editions and modules.  View...
  • Subscription Offering Workflow Matrix (June 2021) — View this Product Bulletin for an overview of the workflows and routines supported in each of the subscription editions.  View..
  • Subscription Offering Command Matrix (June 2021) — Find what subscription edition each command is licensed to in TBC v5.50 with this bulletin. Disclaimer: Trimble reserves the right to change the licensing or make corrections to the program at any time through an update to Trimble Business Center and or a correction to this list. No guarantees are implied and you should confirm licensing details with your Geospatial Distribution Partner before purchasing.  View...
  • Subscription FAQ (June 2021) — Use this shared TBC and Trimble Access document as a reference for answers to common subscription related questions.  View...
  • Subscription licensing customer workflow (February 2021) — Watch this YouTube video to experience the subscription license process in the Trimble License Manager and TBC License Manager.  View...

Perpetual license utilities

  • Trimble HASP License Updater (November 2020) - Use this utility to update TBC licenses without installing the TBC software package.  Update dongle licenses and update or install network licenses with this new utility.  The Trimble HASP License Updater replaces the Network License Update Utility.  Version 2.3 64-bit.  Download here...
  • HASP Remote Update System (RUS) Included in TBC 3.90 and Later — This Product Bulletin announces the inclusion of the HASP Remote Update System (RUS) utility within the TBC 3.90 install package and explains its functionality.  View... 

Perpetual license documentation

Introductory bulletins

  • Sentinel HASP License Introduction — Trimble Business Center and Trimble RealWorks software use the Sentinel HASP licensing software and drivers to manage license information. There are two primary types of licenses: software and hardware.  View...
  • Dongle Licenses — A dongle license for Trimble Business Center and/or Trimble RealWorks software is a USB key that plugs directly into a workstation PC and provides a single-seat license to the local workstation PC.   View... 
  • Online Activation for Network or Software License — A Trimble Business Center and/or Trimble RealWorks software network license is installed through a 19-digit product code that writes a permanent KeyID with licensed feature information on a server or PC’s hard drive.  View...
  • Offline Product Code Activation — There are two offline activation approaches: using the Sentinel Admin Control Center (SACC) or using the HASP Remote Update System (RUS). Both processes use the same general workflow to activate a product code.  View...

Troubleshooting and operations

  • Checking Out a License Network Seat — Question: I would like to use a license seat when not connected to the network hosting the license. How can I detach a network license from the server?  View...   
  • Cloned Licenses — Problem: My workstation running Trimble Business Center or Trimble RealWorks software is unable to read a network license from a server and a “Disabled due to Cloning” error message displays.  View...   
  • Combining Sentinel HASP Licenses — Question: Can multiple KeyIDs be combined into a single KeyID?  View...
  • Expired License Warranty Dates — Question: If my dongle or network license warranty date is expired, will the software still run?  View...   
  • Key IDs and Product Codes — Question: What is the difference between a product code and a KeyID in the Sentinel HASP licensing system?   View...
  • Multiple Sentinel HASP Key IDs on a Server — Problem: When applying a product code to update a network license on a server with the Network License Update Utility (NLUU), an error message displays stating that multiple KeyIDs are detected and the server needs to be reconfigured. What causes this issue and what is the solution?   View...   
  • Network License Across Different Subnets and Pointing a Workstation to a License Server — Problem: A product code is successfully installed on a network server. When the software is launched, a message displays stating that no license is found and features show as “Unlicensed.” How do I point the workstation to the license server?  View...   
  • Network Licensing ReadMe — This document provides information concerning the configuration of a Sentinel HASP network key with a multi-user license. Users can use the license on an as-needed basis, up to the limit of concurrent users (seats) allowed by the license. View...
  • Sentinel HASP Error Messages — Problem: When applying the 19-­digit product code in the Trimble HASP License Updater, in the Sentinel Admin Control Center, or within the License Manager, an error code displays and the product code does not seem to have been activated. How can this error be resolved?  View...   

Installation utilities

  • Trimble Office Cleanup Utility (April 2020) — This utility resolves problems with Trimble office applications by restoring a system to a clean state and allowing the application to be reinstalled or updated cleanly.  Use when updating to newer versions of TBC to assure a clean installation.  Programs supported are Trimble Business Center (TBC), UASMaster, Business Center – HCE (BC-HCE), Spectra Precision Survey Office (SPSO), Coordinate System Manager, Feature Definition Manager, Office Synchronizer, TBC External Services, SCS Data Manager, and all other programs installed with TBC.  See the Help documentation in the utility for more information.  Version 5.30 - 64-bit.  Download here...

Installation documentation

  • Enterprise Deployment Guide (June 2021) - This document describes the various methods a system administrator can use to install (deploy) Trimble Business Center on multiple computers on their Windows-based network (enterprise) more quickly and efficiently than copying the Installation download to each computer and performing the installation manually.  View...
  • FARO.LS error when installing TBC — This Support Note addresses an uncommon error message about 'FARO.LS' when installing TBC.  View...
  • TBC/TRW – Installing Old Software Versions — Question: If I have a current warranty, can old versions of the software be installed and licensed?   View...