Bitte beachten Sie, dass Sie zur Verwendung unserer Runtime außerhalb des 2-stündigen Demo-Moduses eine applikationsbasierte Lizenz benötigen. Weitere Informationen zu den applikationsbasierten Lizenzen finden Sie hier.

CODESYS Control for Linux ARM SL

Eine Soft-SPS nach IEC 61131-3 für Linux/ARM-basierte Industriesteuerungen.

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for the usage of a CODESYS Software or CODESYS Software Package


General Terms of License (End User License Agreement) for the supplied Software. Please read this Software User Agreement carefully before using the supplied Software. Downloading or installation of the Software constitutes recognition by the customer of the conditions of this Agreement.

The following conditions are agreed between you as the software user and the company 3S-Smart Software Solutions GmbH (hereinafter referred to as 3S), 87439 Kempten (Germany) and are legally binding.

With this license agreement, you acquire the permission of use for Software from 3S (e. g., Some products may only be used for a limited period of time (Products with the name affix “Abo”, “Abonnement” or “Subscription”). If you do not agree to the following license agreement, then you, the user, are not permitted to save and/or install the Software. Should you have already installed the Software, and you do not agree to the license agreement, then immediately delete or uninstall the Software.

§ 1       Object of the License Agreement

The object of the License Agreement is the supplied Software that you have received either directly or from the CODESYS Store. With the provided Software, the user is in the position to use and/or to extend the CODESYS Development System and/or implement a CODESYS runtime environment on a specific programmable logic controller (PLC), herein termed "device". The user has the right to install the functions of the Software after installation of the device software and/or the CODESYS Development System.

In this way, the user can use the functions as specified in the data sheet of the Software.

§ 2       Geographic Restriction


§ 3       Rights of Use

Different license models grant different usage rights. A CODESYS Softcontainer or CODESYS Key (hardware dongle) is required to use the demo, full or time license.

Free: Software that is indicated as "Free" in the CODESYS Store is not subject to an automatic license check by the manufacturer and can be used free of charge.

Demo: The user can order a simple and non-transferable demo license to the supplied Software, depending on availability. The license protected demo software is free of charge but limited by time and/or functionality.

Full: The provided Software is protected by license and requires a fee. The user acquires an unrestricted, simple, and non-transferable license to use the supplied Software with no restrictions.

Time license: Alternatively, a time-limited license is offered to the user, with which the user acquires a simple, non-transferable license to use the delivered software for an agreed, contiguous period.

It is not permitted to edit, modify, disassemble or decompile the Software or to use other processes of reverse engineering to by-pass the licensing mechanism, or to have these processes performed by third parties, insofar as this is not absolutely required for exploiting the rights that result from licenses in all events for open source components.

The Software can be components that are licensed as open source software. For these components, the contents of the respective open source licenses apply, as also stored in the Software. The list of components with the terms and conditions of license are available for reading before purchase and are also included in the Software. The licensee receives a simple rights of use from the respective right holders for using the open source software under the conditions as provided for it by the respective valid license terms. The provided license terms apply to only the components that are not licensed as open source software.

All rights regarding the usage and exploitation of the software and Software remain reserved to 3S.

§ 4       Warranty

4.1.    The manufacturer warrants that the installed Software will substantially conform to its documentation or data sheet. The following restrictions shall apply. In particular, there is no warranty that the Software fulfills the specific requirements of the user, serves his specific purpose and works together with all the other programs selected by the user, in so far as interfaces to these programs have not been agreed upon in writing.

4.2.    It is deemed to be agreed and the user recognizes and accepts that, according to the current state of knowledge and technology, it is not possible to create software in such a way that it works without errors or faults under all application conditions. A deviation from the agreed properties of the Software can only be considered significant if normal operation is substantially disrupted. If a disruption occurs under exceptional circumstances, this cannot be considered as a deviation from the agreed properties of the Software. 

4.3.    The user shall immediately examine the Software supplied, shall establish its appropriateness for the intended purpose and shall immediately issue complaints about initial or non-initial errors/defects in detail and in such a way that the error/defect can be reproduced by the manufacturer. The user agrees to provide 3S with material giving information on the nature and occurrence of these errors/defects in order to contribute to their localization and correction. The user bears sole responsibility for the selection, installation and use of the Software, as well as for the intended results thereof.

4.4.    The manufacturer does not provide a warranty for errors or defects that are caused by or result from the following circumstances:

(a)     Incorrect or insufficient maintenance or parameterization

(b)     Operation outside the software’s specification

(c)     Incorrect preparation and/or maintenance of the installation location

(d)     Interaction with hardware or software not released by the manufacturer

A special guarantee which could result in additional rights is not provided.

4.5.    Any defects with regard to the supplied Software (including defects with regard to the program description and any other documents provided along with the Software), will be rectified by the manufacturer within an appropriate period of time. The manufacturer has the right to decide between rework/repair free of charge or replacement at its own discretion.

4.6     The conditions for liability and warranty in these license terms are valid for the complete Software with respect to the manufacturer. The liability and warranty conditions of the open source licenses are valid between the user and the open source right holders.

§ 5       Limitation of Liability

The Software can be used for numerous applications. The user shall decide independently whether or not it is also appropriate for the actual intended application. After installation, the user is responsible for the Software functioning according to its specifications.

The manufacturer is liable for intentional acts and gross negligence. The manufacturer shall be liable for slight negligence only if this involves the breach of a major obligation deemed essential for the purpose of the contract (cardinal obligation) and the fulfillment of which the customer may regularly rely upon or for damages resulting from injury to life body or health. The manufacturer is obliged to act with due diligence.

Upon the determination of whether the manufacturer has culpability, it is to be considered that, as a matter of fact, it is not possible to provide software on an error-free basis. For events of slight negligence, total liability is limited to the amount of the foreseeable damage, the occurrence of which must typically be expected; however, the maximum of such liability arising from the contractual relationship is limited to a total of EURO 100,000.00. The manufacturer shall not be liable for other damages, consequential damages, or lost profits.

The preceding provisions also apply in favour of any vicarious agent of the manufacturer. Liability under product liability law remains unaffected. For the loss of data and/or programs, the manufacturer is not liable insofar the damages are based on the fact that the user refrained from conducting data security measures and thereby ensuring that the lost data could be restored with a justifiable expense. Before commissioning the device and an application written with the CODESYS Development System, the user is obligated to perform sufficient tests in a safe environment.

§ 6       Termination

For non-time limited software this Agreement may be terminated at any time by uninstalling from the device the described Software from the manufacturer and destroying all copies thereof.

If the software is limited in time (subscription or subscription), the user agreement ends with the termination of the subscription or subscription on the expiry date of the agreed period of use. The termination of the time limited use can take place at any time, but must take place at the latest one month before the end of the expiration of the temporal limitation, in order to still be effective at the end of the current subscription period. If this does not take place or is done too late, the period of use is automatically extended by the period of the time limit agreed in the data sheet. After the end of the period of use, the functions of the software are no longer available or are only available to a very limited extent.

§ 7       Governing Law

This License Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany excluding CISG. The place of performance and the court of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from or in connection with this agreement is 87439 Kempten (Germany). Claims may also be asserted against each contracting party in its general place of jurisdiction.



§ 8       Severability Clause

Should one provision of this contract be or become invalid, or should the contract contain a gap, the validity of the remaining provisions shall remain unaffected. In place of the ineffective provisions, or in order to fill the gap, a provision shall apply which, in so far as legally viable, approaches the original intention of the contractual parties as closely as possible, or what can be assumed to have been their intention if they had considered the point in question.


Die CODESYS Control Linux ARM SL ist ein angepasstes CODESYS-Laufzeitsystem für Linux/ARM-basierte Plattformen. Die Performance des Laufzeitsystems ist nahezu beliebig skalierbar über die Hardwareeigenschaften des Systems.

Das Produkt wird mittels der mitgelieferten Erweiterung „CODESYS Deploy Tool“ über das CODESYS Development System in das auf dem Gerät vorhandene Linux-Betriebssystem installiert. Nach jedem Neustart wird das Laufzeitsystem automatisch gestartet. Ohne gültige Lizenz läuft das Laufzeitsystem für 2 Stunden ohne funktionale Einschränkungen.

Nach der Installation der Laufzeitumgebung kann das Gerät als SPS mit dem CODESYS Development System programmiert werden.


Das Laufzeitsystem unterstützt zahlreiche E/A-Schnittstellen wie diskrete Ein-/Ausgangs- oder Feldbuskarten sowie integrierte IEC 61131-3-Protokollstacks. Die Konfiguration der Feldbusse erfolgt ohne den Einsatz zusätzlicher Tools direkt im CODESYS Development System.

  • Kommunikation mit dem CODESYS Development System zur Programmierung und zum Debugging der IEC 61131-3-Applikation

  • Ausführung von Steuerungsfunktionen und Erzeugung von grafischen Benutzerschnittstellen

  • Bedienung der E/A-Systeme und Feldbusse

Detaillierte Informationen finden Sie in der CODESYS Online Hilfe.


  • CODESYS Multicore ist als Vollversion in der Lieferung des Runtime-Package enthalten.

In Kürze werden Lizenzvarianten für Anwendungen mit geringeren Anforderungen an die Applikationsperformance zur Verfügung stehen. Bei Interesse und weiteren Fragen dazu kontaktieren Sie bitte


Das Laufzeitsystem-Paket kann durch die folgenden Produkte erweitert werden:

SL Extension

Das SL Extension Package ist im Runtime-Package enthalten und bietet zusätzliche Funktionen:

  • Anbindung von bestehenden C Code

  • Implementierung von externen Funktionen

  • Unterstützung Start/Stop Schalter

  • Anbindung lokaler E/As

  • Verwendung von externen Eventtasks

  • Anbindung persistenter Speicher (Retains)


  • CODESYS CANopen Manager SL

  • CODESYS EtherCAT Master SL

  • CODESYS EtherNet/IP Scanner / Adapter SL

  • CODESYS Modbus TCP Master / Slave SL

  • CODESYS Modbus Serial Master / Slave SL

  • CODESYS PROFINET Controller / Device SL



  • CODESYS IIoT Libraries SL







  • CODESYS SoftMotion SL

  • CODESYS SoftMotion CNC+Robotics SL

  • CODESYS SoftMotion Light SL


  • CODESYS Redundancy SL


  • CODESYS WebVisu SL



CODESYS Development System V3.5.17.0 oder höher

Unterstützte Plattformen/ Geräte

  • OS: Debian-basiertes Linux (32/64 Bit)

  • CPU: ARMv7, ARMv8

Hinweis: Verwenden Sie das Tool “Device Reader”, um die von der Steuerung unterstützten Funktionen zu ermitteln (kostenloser Bestandteil des CODESYS Development Systems).

Zusätzliche Anforderungen

  • Auf dem Linux-System muss ein SSH-Server laufen, um mit dem CODESYS Development System die CODESYS Runtime installieren zu können.

  • Durch das CODESYS Control Runtime Binary benötigte dynamische Bibliotheken:







  • Third-party Anforderungen: - libc >= 2.27 (erfordert von CodeMeter Runtime)


  • Andere Linux-Distributionen können nach eigenem Ermessen ebenfalls verwendet werden, sind aber nicht Teil der Produktfreigabe und der damit verbundenen Tests.

  • Nicht geeignet zum Einsatz in Containern oder virtuellen Maschinen (VMs)!


Einzelgerätelizenz: Die Lizenz kann auf der Steuerung, auf dem das CODESYS Laufzeitsystem installiert ist, verwendet werden.

Die Lizenzaktivierung erfolgt auf einem softwarebasierten Lizenz-Container (Soft-Container), der fest an die Steuerung gebunden ist. Alternativ kann die Lizenz auf einem CODESYS Key (USB-Dongle) hinterlegt werden. Durch Umstecken des CODESYS Keys kann die Lizenz auf einer anderen Steuerung genutzt werden.

Hinweis: Ohne Lizenz läuft die Software im Demomodus für zwei Stunden. Danach ist ein manueller Neustart erforderlich.

Erforderliches Zubehör

Optional: CODESYS Key


No Support

Technischer Support ist bei diesem Produkt nicht enthalten. Um technischen Support zu erhalten, erwerben Sie bitte ein CODESYS Support Ticket.


Für allgemeine Fehlermeldungen oder Vertriebs-Anfragen vor dem Kauf verwenden Sie bitte direkt das Kontaktformular "Meine Frage", das auch ohne Login genutzt werden kann. Eine Liste mit alternativen Support-Ressourcen finden Sie im Support-Bereich der CODESYS Group-Webseite.



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Version History

Version 32 bit 64 bit Release Notes Release Date

With version we support the Raspberry Pi 5 and updated to the latest CODESYS Runtime Toolkit V3.5. SP19 Patch 6!


Major Features of new version

  • Update on CODESYS Runtime Toolkit V3.5.19.30

  • Update to CodeMeter V7.60c

  • Support of CODESYS DataSources

  • Support of DNP3 protocol

Includes the following Security fixes: 2023-05 <>, 2023-10 <>

31.10.2023 - 27.07.2023 - 05.04.2023 - 25.01.2023



Update on CODESYS Runtime Toolkit V3.5.18.20


Major Features of new version

  • Support of Extension SL Package

  • Update on CODESYS Runtime Toolkit V3.5.17.30

  • Update to CodeMeter V7.40


Quality update with minor improvements and bug fixes.

  • Update to CODESYS Runtime Toolkit V3.5.17.10

  • Update to CodeMeter Runtime V7.21a

  • Runtime update tool: Scan dialog should filter IP addresses of not relevant ranges

Known limitations

  • Online licensing might not work with CODESYS Development System V3.5.17.10, please use version V3.5.17.0 instead.

Includes the following Security fixes: 2021-09, 2021-11, 2021-12


Initial release