SIMATIC STEP 7 Professional V11 - Licenses

Application-oriented licensing

The licensing model for SIMATIC software offers a tailor-made solution for each application:

  • Trial License - the license for evaluation
    - For a limited period (21 days)
    - For test and evaluation purposes

  • Floating License - the license per user
    - Enables access for any user
    - Regardless of the number of installations

  • Single License - the license per installation
    - Enables one installation

Engineering software includes all software products for the creation of user software, e.g. configuration and programming. Runtime software refers to all software products required for plant operation, e.g. operating system, basic system, system expansions

The familiar optional packages S7-SCL, S7-Graph, S7-PLCSim, DocPro and Teleservice from STEP 7 V5.5 are already integrated into STEP 7 Professional V11 and do not require any additional licenses.

The Software Update Service (SUS) always keeps you up to date

The cycles of innovation in the world of software are very short these days. New developments are advancing this sector all the time and you have to stay on the ball if you want to remain a leading player. That is why we are continually updating and improving our software so that our customers are always fully up to date – without having to bother with laborious and time-consuming downloads.

With our Software Update Service (SUS) the user's software is always kept up to date automatically, enabling the user to benefit from the latest developments. The SUS entitles the user to one year of all updates to the SIMATIC software product with free delivery. The requirements for the use of the Software Update Service is a valid software license of the latest available version.

The Software Update Service is automatically extended by a further year unless canceled three months before expiration.