QVscribe for Excel Installation

You will receive a license key and QVscribe download information from your Customer Success Manager upon completion of payment. If you did not receive your license key or QVscribe download, please contact

The installation file contains the entirety of the QVscribe for Excel add-in.

Install QVscribe for Excel by following these steps:

  1. Right-click on the downloaded installer file. This will launch a dependency checker to ensure your system has everything it needs to run this version of QVscribe for Excel, and install any pre-requisite packages. Follow the on-screen instructions.

  2. Once the QVscribe installation wizard finishes, you will need to close and restart Excel to finish the installation.

The QVscribe Add-In should now be visible in your Microsoft Excel Home ribbon.

Activating your QVscribe for Excel

After installation, access QVscribe For Excel via the new QVscribe tab in the Excel ribbon.

The first time you access QVscribe you will see a window pop-up showing a “Getting Started” video. We suggest watching the short 90-second intro video to get a high-level overview of QVscribe, and you can press the Get Started button at the bottom of the window at any time to move on to the QVscribe activation screen as shown below.

QVscribe for Individual Activation

 If you have a single-user license, press the QVscribe for Individuals button and a screen to enter your license key will appear.

Enter your license key, and then press Validate.

A request file will then be placed on your desktop. Please send this license request to your Customer Success Manager. The request file is a secure key that allows the QVscribe license to work on your computer. You will be able to access QVscribe in the meantime if you select Skip activation.  You will have access to 5 days of trial usage before you need to insert your license.

Once you receive your license, select QVscribe for Individuals on your QVscribe ribbon, then Update License and insert your license file. The screen will show the name and expiration date for the license (as shown in the example to the right).Press Continue to finish the activation process.

QVscribe for Teams Activation

If you are part of an organization using QVscribe for Teams, press the QVscribe for Teams button. You will be prompted to enter the IP address to the QVscribe Teams Server in your organization. This address should be provided to you by your IT administrator.

After entering the IP address, please select whether you will be connecting via Active Directory or Local. Active Directory will automatically connect you to the server based on your computer login credentials. If you are using a Local connection, you will need to enter a Username and Password. This information should be provided to you by your IT administrator. Press Connect to your QVscribe for Teams Server.

Upon successful connection, you will see a “Server Validated” message.

If you are connecting locally, you will then be prompted to enter your username and password.

Press Continue to finish the activation process and to launch the QVscribe pane on the active document.