Hardware and Software Requirements

FREE Version:

  • PC with Ethernet port
  • Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10

PRO Version:
All requirements of the free version plus:

  • TIA Portal V17 or greater
    (no additional license needed)

Installation Instructions

Free Version

  1. Download PROFINET Commander from the Download page
  2. Double-click on the downloaded installer
  3. For installation, make sure you have administrator rights on the PC. In some cases the installer will start another install (e.g. WinPcap, .NET, C++ runtimes). Make sure to complete the main installer once the other installers have finished.

 


Pro Version

PRO Version only:

  1. Download and install TIA Portal V17; it’s free, but requires a Siemens customer support account. Only the DVD1 setup files are required (double check this is the latest version)
  2. Download and install the latest update here.

See the User Manual on our Documentation page for details.