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Entry type: Download Entry ID: 109745155, Entry date: 03/31/2017

SIMATIC STEP 7 including PLCSIM V13 SP2 TRIAL download

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This service pack is applicable for upgrade of the following TIA Portal products: STEP 7 Basic / Professional / PLCSIM V13 (SP1). Besides providing a series of improvements, the service pack supports installation on Microsoft Windows 10 (March 2017)

As a registered customer, you can download the trial version for SIMATIC STEP 7 Basic, Professional and PLCSIM V13 SP2 and test it for 21 days.

SIMATIC STEP 7 V13 SP2 contains:

Important installation notes

The Service Pack 2 available in the entry can be used to upgrade existing V13 installations as well as for new installations.

The TIA Portal products STEP 7 (including PLCSIM), Safety, WinCC, Startdrive and SIMOCODE ES must be upgraded to the same version (V13 SP2). SIMOTION SCOUT TIA must also be upgraded to version V4.4 HF11 (not released for Windows 10).
If the versions are different, the TIA Portal can no longer be started.
Therefore, please make sure you have the service packs of the products you are using before starting the installation. You can find the service packs in the following entries:

You can find additional information on trial software for products in TIA Portal V13 SP2 in the following entry: 89331880

System requirements

STEP 7 Professional / Basic V13 SP2 are released for use with the following operating systems (64-bit, STEP 7 Basic also for Windows 7 32-bit):

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (STEP 7 Basic only)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 (STEP 7 Basic only)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home Version 1607 (STEP 7 Basic only)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Professional Version 1607
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise Version 1607
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB
  • Microsoft Server 2008 R2 StdE SP1 (STEP 7 Professional only)
  • Microsoft Server 2012 R2 StdE
  • Microsoft Server 2016 Standard

The following table shows the recommended hardware for operating STEP 7.

ComputerSIMATIC Field PG M4 Advanced or higher (or comparable PC)

Intel® Core™ i5-3320M 3.3 GHz
or higher

RAM8 GB or more
Hard diskSSD with at least 50 GB free memory space

15.6" full HD display (1920 x 1080)

Compatibility with other products

The TIA Portal products STEP 7 (including PLCSIM), Safety, WinCC, Startdrive and SIMOCODE ES must be upgraded to the same version (V13 SP2). SIMOTION SCOUT TIA must also be upgraded to version V4.4 HF11 (not released for Windows 10).

STEP 7 Professional / Basic V13 SP2 (including WinCC Basic V13 SP2) can be installed on a PC in parallel with other versions of STEP 7 V11, V12, V5.4 or V5.5, STEP 7 Micro/WIN, WinCC flexible (2008 or higher), S7-PCT (V3.3 or higher) and WinCC (V7.0 SP2 or higher).

Supported virtualization platforms

  • VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) 6.0
  • VMware Workstation 12.5
  • VMware Player 12.0
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016

Supported operating systems for virtualization platforms as host operating system

  • Windows 7 Professional/Ultimate/Enterprise (64-bit)
  • Windows 10 Professional/Enterprise Version 1607
  • Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard (64-bit)

The following virus scanners were tested with STEP 7 V13 SP2:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1
  • Trend Micro Office Scan Corporate Edition 11.0
  • McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2016
  • Windows Defender (ab Windows 8.1)
  • Qihoo 360 Total Security Essential 8.8

Notes about downloading

The software is subject to export restrictions. A download is only possible for registered users. Please note that, on account of the strong demand, the registration for export-restricted downloads will take some time.

The download is split into multiple files. Please first download all of the parts to the same folder and then execute the file with the extension .exe. Afterwards, the parts are merged and you can execute the setup.

STEP 7 Professional V13 SP2:

DVD 1: (STEP 7 Prof. V13 SP2)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2.001 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2.002 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2.003 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2.004 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2.005 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2.006 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2.007 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2.008 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2.009 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2.010 (440.2 MB)

Download unterliegt Exportcontrolle SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2.exe (2.8 MB)

DVD 2: (Hardware Support Packages, Open Source Software, Tools)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2_2.001 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2_2.002 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2_2.003 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2_2.004 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2_2.005 (332.1 MB)

Download unterliegt Exportcontrolle SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2_2.exe (2.8 MB)

SHA-256 checksum:

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V13_SP2.txt (3.0 KB)Information on SHA-256

STEP 7 Basic V13 SP2:

DVD 1: (STEP 7 Basic V13 SP2)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2.001 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2.002 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2.003 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2.004 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2.005 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2.006 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2.007 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2.008 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2.009 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2.010 (222.2 MB)

Download unterliegt Exportcontrolle SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2.exe (2.8 MB)

DVD 2: (Hardware Support Packages, Open Source Software, Tools)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2_2.001 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2_2.002 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2_2.003 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2_2.004 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2_2.005 (214.3 MB)

Download unterliegt Exportcontrolle SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2_2.exe (2.8 MB)

SHA-256 checksum:

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V13_SP2.txt (2.8 KB)Information on SHA-256

SIMATIC STEP 7 PLCSIM V13 SP2 for STEP 7 Basic and STEP 7 Professional:

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_S7_PLCSIM_V13_SP2.001 (650.0 MB)

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_S7_PLCSIM_V13_SP2.002 (613.7 MB)

Download unterliegt Exportcontrolle SIMATIC_S7_PLCSIM_V13_SP2.exe (2.5 MB)

SHA-256 checksum:

Registrierung notwendig SIMATIC_S7-PLCSim_V13_SP2.txt (1 KB) Information on SHA-256

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