Do not download gdiplus.dll from a "DLL download" website. There are many reasons why downloading a DLL file is a bad idea. If you need a copy of this file, it's best to obtain it from its original, legitimate source.
If you downloaded ArtRage from Wacom's website, you should have received an email from them containing your registration key. If you have not received this, please contact Wacom support for assistance.
To locate your ArtRage serial number, launch ArtRage from the Start Menu, click on Help -> Change Serial Number. You will see the serial number displayed. Take a note of this number as you can use it to register your copy of ArtRage on our Member Area in order to download updates.
For any version of ArtRage which came with a Sony computer, you can locate the serial number by launching the application, then going to Help -> Change Serial Number. You can also register this on our Member Area at after creating an account and logging in, which will allow you to download the installer from our website.
After you complete your purchase of ArtRage from our online store, you should see download links displayed for Windows and OS X. Click the download link for your operating system to download the ArtRage installer. If you have closed the page, the online store also sends you an email with your serial number and download links for ArtRage. Click the link in the email to download the ArtRage installer.
Select 'ArtRage News and Updates' from the Help Menu inside the product. The News Panel will inform you if there is a new version, and provide a button to link to the Member Area. To download updates you will need to register an account with us at
ArtRage on the iPhone or iPad can be updated in the same manner as any application purchased from Apple's App Store. Launch the App Store and use the update feature to download the latest version of ArtRage.
To download a new installer for your ArtRage software you need to register a user account in the ArtRage Member Area. After logging in to the Member Area, you will need to register your software if you have not done so previously. You can find information on how to do this on our FAQ: Registering ArtRage.
Once you have an account on the Member Area and have registered your software, you can download your software at any point by logging in, and clicking the download button just beneath your ArtRage serial number / registration key.
Users of ArtRage Deluxe can download the software from the Member's Area but the additional DVD content is not available for download from Ambient Design. For further assistance downloading additional content please contact the publisher via their support page at
Before downloading ArtRage, make sure to temporarily disable any download accelerators, download managers or browser download addons. These can on occasion cause problems with downloads. If you find this doesn't help, please contact us via 'send a support request' on the support page here, let us know where you're trying to download from, what operating system and browser you're using, what is happening and the full text of any error messages you see and we'll be happy to help or provide an alternative.
Operating System: ArtRage 5 is compatible with macOS 10.8 and later (it will run on 10.6 & 10.7, but they are not officially supported) and Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 10. Your licence covers downloads for both Windows and macOS.
After you complete your purchase of ArtRage from our online store, download links and the serial number for your software are displayed. The store also sends you an email including your serial number and download links. Your serial number can also be used to download ArtRage at any later point via our Member Area here.
Your ArtRage license is for a single user, but if you wish to install on more than one platform for your own use you can register your key in the Member Area and download the installer for any of the platforms the product is available on.
Downloading and installing the latest tablet software from Wacom's website should correct this, but as we removed the tablet check in Artrage 2.5.20 it is also worthwhile downloading the latest version of ArtRage from
To register a copy of ArtRage to your user account, log in to the Member Area using your account details. After logging in, click the 'register' button next to 'add new product' and enter your ArtRage serial number / registration key. You should now see it listed with a download button beneath which you can click to download any of the latest versions.
When you register your copy of ArtRage your Registration Key is stored with your profile so that you can access it again in the future. In addition you are then able to download the ArtRage installer from the Member Area when you need it in case you lose the original. 2b1af7f3a8