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RTI Connext Evaluation 

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x86 64-bit
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS/20.04 LTS/18.04 LTS, RHEL 8/9
(kernel 4.x, gcc 7.3.0)

Please note that for ARM CPUs, we support cross-compilation only (via x86 64-bit host). The following ARM bundles contain libraries to support cross-compilation for ARM target platforms via Intel (x86) 64-bit host only. As a prerequisite, you would need to download and install the Linux x86 64-bit bundle first. Next, download the ARM target bundle ⇢ open RTI Launcher ⇢ Configuration tab ⇢ install the downloaded ARM target bundle.

x86 64-bit Ubuntu 22.04 LTS/20.04 LTS/18.04 LTS, RHEL 8/9
(disregard if you have already downloaded the x86 64-bit bundle above)

ARMv7 target bundle:
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
(kernel 5.x, gcc 7.5.0)

x86 64-bit Ubuntu 22.04 LTS/20.04 LTS/18.04 LTS, RHEL 8/9
(disregard if you have already downloaded the x86 64-bit bundle above)

ARMv8 target bundle:
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS/18.04 LTS
(kernel 4.x, gcc 7.3.0)

x86 64-bit
Windows 10/11, Server 2016 / 2022
(Visual Studio 2017, 2019, 2022)

Other Platforms

If you are evaluating Connext (including Connext Micro) on other operating systems or CPU architectures, please contact your local RTI representative or email Click here for information regarding using Connext with ROS 2.

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Visit for complete product terms and an exclusive list of product warranties. This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL® Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit ( If you are installing the free trial of Connext, your installation includes RTI Security Plugins and OpenSSL version 3. The installer provides a prebuilt version of OpenSSL 3. If you wish to build your own version of OpenSSL 3, you can find the source code at the link above ( Securing a distributed, embedded system is an exercise in user risk management. RTI expressly disclaims all security guarantees and/or warranties based on the names of its products, including Connext Secure, Security Extensions, RTI Security Plugins and Lightweight Security Plugins.