We invite you to try Connext DDS for 30 days.  There’s no cost and no obligation – just access to a fully-functioning version of the world’s leading DDS framework for you to explore.

Fully-functional version of Connext DDS Professional

Gain access to Connext DDS Professional with Security Plugins and its comprehensive features and functions to see how it can enable intelligent information flow in your environment.

Test it in your own world

Full toolset to monitor, debug, test, visualize and prototype distributed applications and systems.

Less time learning, more time creating

RTI’s popular video series Getting Started, which includes our highly regarded Shapes Demo, a game-like, interactive application that lets you explore DDS capabilities without having to do any programming, will guide you from installation to usage quickly.

Out-of-the-box interoperability with your devices and systems

Connext DDS contains adapters to integrate with existing applications and IT systems. It runs on Windows, Linux and OS X, with other operating systems available upon request.

Independent Research and Development (IRAD)

If your organization is exploring DDS as a solution, RTI can offer your internally-funded IR&D projects a free Connext DDS Professional license. You can use the software to develop proofs of concept, bids, statements of work and proposals. 

Free Licenses for Eligible Universities

If you're a university researcher or professor, you may be eligible for a free license to Connext DDS for your lab or classroom. Please visit the University Program page for details.


Shapes Demo

RTI Shapes Demo is a tool you can use to learn about basic and advanced DDS concepts, such as publish-subscribe messaging, data centricity and Quality of Service. Shapes is a standalone graphical application that does not require any programming. Starting with the walkthrough, this demo teaches DDS basics simply and is ideal for students, business professionals and technical developers.

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