Advanced Design System (ADS)Advanced Design System (ADS) 2019 Update 1.0 Datalink is an add-on that enables engineers to process simulation data in the Data Display environment using customizable Python scripts. Datalink consists of a set of ADS and Python functions which, when paired together, enable automatic data transfer and script execution. The scripts are invoked using a standard Data Display equation object, and data can be passed through this equation as well. Datalink includes a full, standalone Python 3 install which is used to execute the scripts. Adding Python to Data Display enables advanced functionality such as instrument connectivity, 3D plotting, and contour generation. Several example applications and customizable scripts are included as part of the install and the example workspaces, Datalink_Basics_wrk and Plot_Various_Meas_LP_Data_Using_Datalink_wrk. It is not necessary for the user to know how to code in Python to take advantage of these capabilities.

Download the ADS 2019 Update 1.0 Datalink
Platform Filename Downloads Size
Windows 64-bit datalink_2019_update1_0.exe Download 458,227,712 bytes (437 MB)

Note: ADS 2019 Update 1.0 must be installed before attempting to install the ADS 2019 Update 1.0 Datalink and there is no additional license required to use the Datalink capability.

The Datalink option for the Linux platform is already included in the ADS 2019 Update 1.0 installation for Linux.

For more information on the Datalink documentation, refer the ADS 2019 Update 1.0 Release Notes.

Return to the ADS Software downloads page.