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 V16 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 STEP7 V16 TIA Portal; it’s free, but requires a Siemens customer support account
  2. Download and install STEP7 / WinCC V16 (only after installing V16 TIA Portal)

See the User Manual on our Documentation page for details.