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Download a free version of our C++ libraries and tools and get started, trying out the included demo applications, or even building your own programs.

Please read the Getting Started Guide before downloading and installing the software. This document contains valuable information that will help you get the best out of the C++ libraries and tools, including setup instructions and tips to get you started.

Operating SystemArchToolchain 
Microsoft Windows
Windows 7/8i386Visual C++ 2012 Download
Windows 7/8i386Visual C++ 2013 Download
Ubuntu 14.04x86_64GCC 4.8.2, glibc 2.19, unixodbc Download
RedHat/CentOS 7x86_64GCC 4.8.2, glibc 2.17, unixodbc Download
Raspberry Pi
Debian 7.6
armv6lGCC 4.6.3, glibc 2.13 Download
Apple OS X
OS X 10.8/10.9/10.10x86_64Clang/Apple LLVM 6.0, unixodbc Download!


  • The latest release is 2014.1B.
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 or 2013 is required on Windows. The free Visual Studio 2012/2013 Express for Windows Desktop works as well. Only 32-bit builds are provided in the evaluation version. The full release supports 64-bit builds as well.
  • Linux downloads will also work with other Linux distributions, provided a compatible GCC (for compiling the samples) and C++ standard library are available.
  • The free version contains the following packages: Foundation, XML, Util, Net, Data, Zip (from the open source POCO C++ Libraries), Fast Infoset, Open Service Platform, Remoting, Universal Plug and Play and DNSSD. The following packages are not part of the evaluation: NetSSL, Crypto (from the open source POCO C++ Libraries) and some OSP services.
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