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Entry type: Download Entry ID: 109771710, Entry date: 03/27/2020

SINAMICS Startdrive V16

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You can download SINAMICS Startdrive V16 and related updates here.

Startdrive V16 can also be ordered as a DVD:

SINAMICS DCC V16 is available as an optional package for Startdrive Basic and Advanced V16: 109771775 

Third-party software - License terms
You can find the copyright information for third-party software contained in this product, particularly open source software, as well as the relevant license terms of such third-party software in the following file: 

 Registrierung notwendig  Readme_OSS_All_Languages.zip (3.4 MB)

Special note for resellers
The information and license conditions in the ReadMe_OSS.htm file must be passed on to the purchasing party to avoid license infringements by the reseller or purchasing party.

OSS source code
The OSS source code files are part of the download package and can be downloaded separately here:

 Registrierung notwendig  OpenSourceSoftware.zip (2.7 MB)

There is only one combined download package for Startdrive Basic V16 and Startdrive Advanced V16. Only the license key is required to use the Startdrive Advanced functionality. No further installation is required.

 SINAMICS Startdrive V16

SINAMICS Startdrive V16 

Related sales information 109771709 
SINAMICS Startdrive V16 applies to Startdrive Basic and Startdrive Advanced
 Registrierung notwendig  Startdrive_Advanced_V16.001 (2.0 GB)
 Registrierung notwendig  Startdrive_Advanced_V16.002 (2.0 GB)
 Registrierung notwendig  Startdrive_Advanced_V16.003 (612.7 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  Startdrive_Advanced_V16.exe (2.8 MB)
SHA-256 checksum  Registrierung notwendig  Startdrive_Advanced_V16.txt (1.3 KB) 
Information on SHA-256 checksum 109483101 

SINAMICS Startdrive V16 Update 1

Related sales information 109774088 
SINAMICS Startdrive V16 Update 1 is designed for Startdrive Basic and Startdrive Advanced.
The update can only be installed if Startdrive V16 is already installed. Update 1 must be installed after each installation of SINAMICS Startdrive V16.
 Registrierung notwendig  Startdrive_Advanced_V16_UPD1.exe (2.2 GB)
SHA-265 checksum  Registrierung notwendig  Startdrive_Advanced_V16_UPD1.txt (1 KB)
Information on SHA-256 checksum 109483101 

SINAMICS Startdrive V16 Update 2

Related sales information 109778866 
SINAMICS Startdrive V16 Update 2 is designed for Startdrive Basic and Startdrive Advanced.
The update can only be installed if Startdrive V16 is already installed. Update 2 must be installed after each installation of SINAMICS Startdrive V16. Startdrive V16 Update 1 does not necessarily have to be installed.
 Registrierung notwendig  SINAMICS_Startdrive_Advanced_V16_UPD2.exe (2.5 GB)
SHA-265 checksum  Registrierung notwendig  SINAMICS_Startdrive_Advanced_V16_UPD2.txt (1 KB)
Information on SHA-256 checksum 109483101 

SINAMICS Startdrive Basic can be used free of charge without having to enter a license key. However, for licensing reasons, you should be in possession of a SINAMICS Startdrive Basic license certificate (any version). If you do not have a license, you can either order the current SINAMICS Startdrive Basic version, including the license certificate, as a DVD, or download it. Startdrive supports the languages English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Chinese (Simplified).

Installation procedure for Startdrive V16

  1. Download the attached files to a target directory on your hard disk.
  2. Please check that there are no spaces anywhere in the path name of this target directory.
  3. Start setup by calling "Startdrive_Advanced_V16.exe".

Important installation note on Windows 7:

Startdrive can only run on Windows operating systems that support the secure hash algorithm "SHA-2". However, "SHA-2" is only supported on Windows 7 after a security update (KB 3033929) has been installed. Please therefore make sure that you have the latest Windows security updates installed on your system.

Eliminated functional restrictions
Detailed information on the functional restrictions which have been eliminated is provided in the list of constraints 55416849 

Data protection
Siemens observes standard data protection principles, in particular the principle of privacy by design. Further information on Startdrive compliance with the general data protectionregulation

  Datenschutzgrundverordnung_deDE.pdf (84.1 KB)

Downloading previous versions
You can download previous versions of Startdrive V16 at 109760845 .

Security information
In order to protect technical infrastructures, systems, machines and networks against cyber threats, it is necessary to implement – and continuously maintain – a holistic, state-of-the-art IT security concept. Siemens’ products and solutions constitute one element of such a concept. For more information about cyber security, please visit
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