Options for Technology and Drives


Choose among additional options to STEP 7 Professional to solve technological tasks like loop control or positioning and software for the integration of Siemens drives.

Loadable function blocks

Optionally loadable function blocks offer a flexible and low-cost alternative to hardware-based solutions for technological tasks.

Easy Motion Control

Easy Motion Control is the flexible and low-cost softwarebased solution for position-controlled tasks with SIMATIC Controllers.It is comprised of function blocks for the CPU and parameterization software.

S7 Technology

S7 Technology comprises a library of PLC open compatible function blocks for programming and configuring the motion control tasks as well as the software components for integration and commissioning of the drive.


D7 SYS is an Add-on for STEP 7/CFC/SFC for configuration of control and automation tasks with T400, FM 458, SIMADYN D or SIMATIC TDC.

Drive ES

Drive ES includes a SIMATIC block library and permits simple and safe integration of Siemens Drives in the control program of the SIMATIC CPU .