BenchVue Software Apps, Licensing and Free Trial
Below is the complete list of current BenchVue software apps.
For an overview of BenchVue software, visit the PathWave BenchVue home page.
Keysight BenchVue software makes it simple to connect, control instruments, and automate test sequences so you can quickly move past the test development phase and access results faster than ever before with just a few clicks. BenchVue software apps connect to over 700 Keysight instruments and counting. See full list of PathWave BenchVue supported instruments.
BenchVue Software Control. Automate. Simplify.
Use the table below to quickly access BenchVue app pages for more information and downloads. App download links provided here can be used for offline installations or to get an older version of the app.
|PathWave BenchVue Product Pages||Description||Software Download Pages|
|BenchVue Software Platform||BenchVue Platform provides an environment to manage BenchVue Applications and Instruments without programming. Use the Installation Wizard for the best installation experience.||Download
(Internet connection required during Installation)
|BenchVue Complete Control Collection (BV9001B)||Provides a collection of BenchVue instrument control, automation and analysis apps to enable BenchVue efficiencies with multiple instruments. See BV9001B product page for details.||Download|
|Digital Multimeter App (BV0001B)||Control your DMM to quickly build automated tests, log measurements, and save valuable time.||Download|
|Function Generator App (BV0002B)||Control your function generators, build automated tests, and design custom waveforms.||Download|
|Power Supply App (BV0003B)||Control your power supplies to set parameters and quickly build automated tests.||Download|
|Oscilloscope App (BV0004B)||Control your oscilloscopes to quickly build automated tests and log data for analysis.||Download|
|Data Acquisition App (BV0006B)||Control your data acquisition units, easily visualize measurements and log data.||Download|
|Power Meter/Power Sensor App (BV0007B)||Control your power meters and power sensors, analyze RF power measurements and quickly log data.||Download|
|FieldFox App (BV0010B)||Control FieldFox analyzers, build automated tests and quickly capture measurements over time.||Download|
|Universal Counter App (BV0011B)||Control your counters to quickly build automated tests and log data for faster analysis.||Download|
|Electronic Load App (BV0012B)||Control your electronic loads, build automated tests, and visualize measurements over time.||Download|
|Current Analyzer App (BV0013B)||Control your Current Analyzers to quickly build automated tests and log data for analysis.||Download|
|LCR Meter App (BV0014B)||Control your LCR meters, setup and run sweeps, build automated tests, and visualize measurements over time.||Download|
|Network Analyzer App (BV9001B)||Control your network analyzers, quickly build automated tests, and acquire trace data.||Download|
|Signal Generator App (BV9001B)||Control signal generators to build automated tests and set parameters for faster analysis.||Download|
|Spectrum Analyzer App (BV9001B)||Control your spectrum or signal analyzers, build automated tests, and log trace data.||Download|
|Power Analyzer App (N/A no-cost)||Control your power analyzers, quickly visualize measurements, and easily log data.||Download|
|USB Modular Digital Multimeter Pro App (BV0021B)||Control your USB modular digital multimeter to visualize measurements, perform data logging and annotate captured data.||Download|
|USB Modular Function Generator Pro App (BV0022B)||Control your USB modular function generator to set waveform properties and load custom arbitrary waveforms from files or drag-and-drop from a USB modular oscilloscope.||Download|
|USB Modular SMU Pro App (BV0023B)||Control your USB modular source measure unit (SMU) to visualize measurements, perform data logging and annotate captured data||Download|
|USB Modular Oscilloscope Pro App (BV0024B)||Control you USB modular oscilloscope to quickly capture and annotate screen images, record trace data and data log measurements.||Download|
|USB Modular DAQ Pro App (BV0025B)||Control your USB modular data acquisition units to data log and visualize measurements in data grid and strip charts display options.||Download|
|Serial Control App||Send and receive commands in BenchVue to your serial devices||Download|
|BenchVue Advanced Power Control and Analysis - 4 instrument connection (BV9200B)||Control and analyze voltage and current measurements from multiple N6705C, N7900 or RP7900 Series.||Download|
|BenchVue Advanced Power Control and Analysis -single instrument connection (BV9201B)||The BenchVue Advanced power control app helps characterize voltage and current measurements and generate arbitrary waveforms for single instrument support.||Download|
|BenchVue Advanced Battery Test and Emulation - 4 instrument connection (BV9210B)||Achieve higher accuracy, repeatability, and safety with an emulation based on a unique battery model. Your model will allow you to determine your device's power consumption, emulate an actual battery, and import existing battery models.||Download|
|BenchVue Advanced Battery Test and Emulation - single instrument connection (BV9211B)||Achieve higher accuracy, repeatability, and safety with an emulation based on a unique battery model. Your model will allow you to determine your device's power consumption, emulate an actual battery, and import existing battery models.||Download|
|PathWave BenchVue AC Source Control Software
|Controls and analyses your AC source measurements to understand the impact of events related to power draw.||Download|
|PathWave BenchVue AC Source Avionics Standard Test Software (BV0028B)||Control your AC source and accelerate pre-compliance testing as per the avionics and military-standard requirements at ease.||Download|
BenchVue Software Licensing Information
- BenchVue Platform Software does not require a license. NOTE: BenchVue Platform Software is a prerequisite for all BenchVue apps.
- Demo mode using virtual instruments does not require a license. Enable demo mode after installing BenchVue Platform Software.
- Most BenchVue Apps require a license. To enable free trials see instructions below.
- Licenses for all Apps can be purchased and installed at any time without re-installation of the BenchVue Platform Software or individual apps.
- Benchlink Waveform Builder Pro software is not included with BenchVue Function Generator Control & Automation App but is available to be purchased separately.
- License management software is installed with the BenchVue Platform Software.
- BenchVue now offers flexible licensing: from fixed single PC licenses to network floating licenses for multiple PCs. See details below.
- If you have a BenchVue Network Floating License you will need to setup a license server. See step-by-step instruction guide below.
- Keysight also offers attractive pricing for educational institutions. Learn more.
- Many Keysight instruments now include a BenchVue license with instrument purchase. For more details visit: www.keysight.com/find/IncludedBenchVue
License Terms, License Types, and Support Subscriptions
You can now choose your license type (node-locked (fixed), transportable, floating (single site), or USB portable), license term (perpetual or Subscription license), and then choose the support subscription period that best meets your needs. See more details below.
|Perpetual||Perpetual licenses can be used indefinitely.|
|Subscription||Subscription licenses can be used through the terms of the license(6,12,24 month options available).|
|Node-locked||License can be used on one specified instrument/computer.|
|Transportable||License can be used on one instrument/computer at a time but may be transferred to another using Keysight Software Manager (internet connection required).|
|USB Portable||License can be used on one instrument/computer at a time but may be transferred to another using a USB dongle. Available for additional purchase, Keysight part number E8900-D10.|
|Floating(single site)||Networked instruments/computers can access a license from a server one at a time. Multiple licenses can be purchased for concurrent usage.|
|License Term||Support Subscription|
|Perpetual||Perpetual licenses are sold with a 12 (default), 24, 36, or 60-month software support subscription. Support subscriptions may be renewed for a fee after that.|
|Subscription||Subscription licenses include a software support subscription through the term of the license.|
Ordering New BenchVue Software Apps and Collections
Step 1: Choose your software product.
Step 2: Choose your license terms: Perpetual or Subscription.
Step 3: Choose your license type: node-locked, transportable, USB portable, or floating.
Step 4: Depending on the license term, choose your support subscription duration.
How to Enable Free Trials
7 day and extended free trials are included with BenchVue apps.
- Open the downloaded file, launching the installer and follow installation instructions.
- Open Keysight BenchVue software and go to the Apps tab.
- Click the Details button for your app and choose to Start a trial or apply for a license. This will provide a 7-day instant trial.
- After your 7 days trial has expired, click on the button again to apply for an extended trial. This will take you to an online licensing web page for your BenchVue app where you can get a free trial license for a longer period of use.