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Photonic Applications Package Manager

This software manages your optical application programs on your PC. It will show you what is installed and if there are newer installations available on the Keysight server. The installation is completed through a step by step guide. By having this program on your PC, you can use it to check for new updates as well as additional optical application programs available.

Some software packages require purchase of a license. But the software can be installed and tested free for 30-days. A free extended evaluation license can also be requested.

A free extended evaluation license can also be requested for:

Release Date Version Version Description
2020-08-18 Identifies latest package versions for both N77-C license products and for N7700A licenses.

How to Download

  1. Click the Download button.
  2. Save file to your PC.

How to Install

  1. Unzip the file.
  2. Run the executable.
  3. For packages requiring N77001xxC licenses, the Pathwave License Manager can be downloaded and installed using this Package Manager.
  4. The Host ID for the N7700xxxC licenses is the PC Ethernet (MAC) address (12 characters). You can get a list of all Ethernet addresses present on a machine (and additional information on those) using “getmac /v /fo list” and “ipconfig /all” from a Command Prompt window. Make sure to select an Ethernet address that will be available all the time (not belonging to some virtual Machine or some removable device, such as a docking station). Hyphens or spaces should not be included.


  • Does Not Require a License

Installs on:


Operating System

  • Windows
  • Some packages require specific Windows version


  • Information Not Available

Supported Instruments

  • 816x Series, N77 Series, N4391A, N4392A, M8195A, M8196A