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DAPtools Basic – Includes Drivers

Every DAP and xDAP system shipment includes a DAPtools Basic CD. It includes software, plus all user manuals for Microstar Laboratories hardware and software products.

You can download the current version of DAPtools Basic here. Version 6.40 was posted here October 11, 2019. Find out what is new in version 6.40.


Download DAPtools Basic, version 6, to use with all active DAP and xDAP systems – or if you wish to take a look at the software and manuals, even if you do not have a DAP or xDAP system.

It can be used with Windows 10 (64-bit and 32-bit), Windows 8 (64-bit and 32-bit), Windows 7 (64-bit and 32-bit), Windows 2008 (64-bit), Windows XP (32-bit), Windows 2000, and Linux kernels up to version 4.xx.


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After you complete the download: If you need the drivers for your board, select the Getting Started link from the Setup Launcher and follow the directions.

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Other options

If you only need DAP Measurement Studio (DAPstudio), download the current version separately.

If you have an earlier DAP board or use an earlier Windows operating system, use DAPtools Basic 4.30.

Order current copies of DAPtools Standard or Professional. Take a look at an overview of the software options to learn more.

You may upgrade to DAPtools Standard/Professional 6.40 – if you own a 6.00, 6.10, 6.20, 6.30 version now.

You may upgrade to DAPtools Standard/Professional 5.10 – if you own a 5.00 version. You may upgrade to DAPtools Standard/Professional 4.30 or 4.40 – if you own a 4.x version.