Free MicroLogix 1000 (and 1100) Programming Software

READ FIRST: As of April 2020 this procedure has changed – see the new article HERE for the updated steps.

Original Article:


How to get free programming software for the MicroLogix 1000 and MicroLogix 1100:

Step 1: Visit http://www.AB.com

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Step 2: Search for MicroLogix Downloads

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Step 3: Choose the second link in the return results

EDIT: This link now shows up farther down in the search results in 6th place versus 2nd.

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Step 4: Click on RSLogix Micro Starter Lite

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Step 5: Choose your save location and download

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Optional steps if you have a physical MicroLogix to connect to

Step 6: Click on RSLinx Classic Lite

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Step 7: Choose your save location and download

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Optional steps if you would like to connect to a virtual MicroLogix

Step 8: Click on RSEmualte 500

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Step 9: Choose your save location and download

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I hope this step-by-step on where to find the free RSLogix Micro Starter Lite software was helpful. If you have any comments or questions please click on the “post a comment or question” link below.

Until next time, Peace ✌️ 

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19 COMMENTS

    • Syed,

      Not sure exactly what you are asking… sounds like you downloaded the free RSLogix Micro Starter Lite software.

      This software is free for use with the MIcroLogix 1000 and 1100. Is the program you’re trying to edit for a 1000 or 1100?

      Sincerely,

      Shawn Tierney

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