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MicroStation PowerDraft V8i SS10 (v08.11.09.912) Now Available

Bentley is pleased to announce MicroStation PowerDraft V8i SELECTseries 10 (SS10). MicroStation PowerDraft V8i SS10 provides new flexibility for organizations that require Windows 10 Readiness and privacy and security compliance while they sequence their upgrade to the CONNECT Edition.

MicroStation PowerDraft V8i SS10 is a simple and transparent installation for MicroStation PowerDraft V8i users with no file format change with complete fidelity of existing workspaces and MDL customizations. MicroStation PowerDraft V8i SS10 consolidates all enhancements and updates of previous SELECTseries releases and offers an extended support period for V8i users:

  • Full Support will be provided until January 1, 2020.
  • Expiring Support will be provided until January 1, 2021.

MicroStation PowerDraft V8i SS10 Windows also uses Bentley’s Subscription Entitlement Service, Bentley’s next generation subscription management system, providing administrators with user-based entitlement management, license threshold notifications, usage analytics, and more.

We recommend that your organization installs the latest version of MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition. But, if your organization needs more time to sequence your CONNECT Edition upgrade, MicroStation PowerDraft V8i SS10 provides additional flexibility and ensures you can continue to use supported software.

Key Capabilities

MicroStation PowerDraft V8i SS10 offers these capabilities:

  • Windows 10 Readiness
  • All previous V8i enhancements and updates
  • Subscription Entitlement Service
  • Extended support


If you would like the setup executable of MicroStation PowerDraft V8i (SELECTseries 10), please follow these steps to download it from Software Downloads:
1. Sign in to
2. Select the "Get Software" under the MicroStation icon
3. Select the Generation of "V8i", then select "Apply" to see MicroStation PowerDraft V8i SS10
4. Select on the Download button to download.

New Subscription Service Portal

We are also pleased to announce the new Subscription Services Portal, the one stop resource center for administrators of Bentley subscriptions and licenses. The Subscription Services Portal is where you access all your administrative and reporting tools and where you can find important Announcements and Product Release Notices.
Please visit the Subscription Service Portal to review several critical announcements that may require your immediate attention. You can also learn about Bentley’s new Subscription Entitlement Service, our next generation subscription management service, which provides significant advantages to administrators of CONNECT Edition or V8i SS10 subscriptions and licenses.

Visit the Subscription Service Portal to learn more now.