Free Arduino IO Simulator 1.6 Windows

Installation guide

First, you have to install the Java on your computer. On a windows computer, it's mostly pre-installed.

Download the Arduino Io Simulator from the website and you will get an executable 'exe' file called 'SetupArduinoSimulatorv1.5.1.exe' in your Downloads folder.

Simulator installation
Simulator installation

Your computer will ask if you want to install this program. Click on 'Yes' to start the setup process.

If you want to add a simulator shortcut to your desktop, check the checkbox to accept this.

Simulator installation

If you want to add a simulator shortcut to your desktop, check the checkbox to accept this.

Simulator installation

The first time you open the program there will be a license activation screen popping up where you can enter and activate the license key. Click on the ‘Change Product Key’ to insert the license key you copied on the website, after entering this you need to click on ‘activate’.

Simulator installation License

Free Arduino IO Simulator 1.6 macOS

Installation guide

First, you have to install the Java JDK on your mac. On a windows computer, it's sufficient to install only the JRE. Accept the match and choose the jdk-8u201-macosx-x64.dmg

Download the Arduino IO Simulator from the website and you will get a file called 'Arduino Simulator 1.5 macOS' in your Downloads folder. You will have 3 files in the folder, the user manual, a text file with installation information and the Arduino IO Simulator.

Simulator installation
Simulator installation

In order to let the simulator work, it must be placed into the Applications folder.

Because we are an unidentified registered developer you need to open the System Preferences and go to Security & Privacy, under General you will see a message with a button 'Open Anyway'. This will open the simulator.

Simulator installation

This is the message before clicking 'Open Anyway'

Simulator installation

The first time you open the simulator you will be asked to enter your password, this can also be in a terminal window. If it's a terminal window, just fill in your password. You won't see yourself typing your password because of safety in macOS, after filling in press enter.

The simulator asks this to place a library extension in a folder that is locked by the system itself.

Simulator installation

The first time you open the program there will be a license activation screen popping up where you can enter and activate the license key. Click on the ‘Change Product Key’ to insert the license key you copied on the website, after entering this you need to click on ‘activate’. Check the how-to support page for more information about the usage.

Simulator installation

Arduino IO Simulator (Drag & Draw) macOS

Installation guide

First, you have to install the Java JDK on your mac. On a windows computer, it's sufficient to install only the JRE. Accept the match and choose the jdk-8u201-macosx-x64.dmg

Download the Arduino IO Simulator from the website and you will get a file called 'Arduino Simulator 1.4 macOS' in your Downloads folder. You will have 3 files in the folder, the user manual, a text file with installation information and the Arduino IO Simulator.

Simulator installation
Simulator installation

In order to let the simulator work, it must be placed into the Applications folder.

Because we are an unidentified registered developer you need to open the System Preferences and go to Security & Privacy, under General you will see a message with a button 'Open Anyway'. This will open the simulator.

Simulator installation

This is the message before clicking 'Open Anyway'

Simulator installation

The first time you open the simulator you will be asked to enter your password, this can also be in a terminal window. If it's a terminal window, just fill in your password. You won't see yourself typing your password because of safety in macOS, after filling in press enter.

The simulator asks this to place a library extension in a folder that is locked by the system itself.

Simulator installation

The first time you open the program there will be a license activation screen popping up where you can enter and activate the license key. Click on the ‘Change Product Key’ to insert the license key you copied on the website, after entering this you need to click on ‘activate’. Check the how-to support page for more information about the usage.

Simulator installation

Arduino IO Simulator (Drag & Draw) Windows

Installation guide

Download the Arduino Io Simulator from the website and you will get an executable 'exe' file called 'SetupArduinoSimulator.exe' in your Downloads folder.

Your computer will ask if you want to install this program. Click on 'Yes' to start the setup process.

Simulator installation
Simulator installation

Choose your language and click on 'OK'. Currently English and Dutch are available. If you want to add a simulator shortcut to your desktop, check the checkbox to accept this.

The Simulator installation folder is automatically called 'ArduinoSimulator' (Don't change the name!). It's possible to let the simulator be installed in another folder like Program files.

Simulator installation

Click on 'Install' to start the installation.

Simulator installation

The files will be installed within a few seconds.

Simulator installation

The installation is completed, you are now ready to use the Arduino Simulator. Check the how-to support page for more information about the usage.

Simulator installation

The first time you opens the program there will be a license activation screen popping up where you can enter and activate the license key. The Arduino Simulator Drag & Draw is available for 30 days free or you buy a lifetime license.

Click on the ‘Change Product Key’ to insert the license key you copied on the website, after entering this you need to click on ‘activate’. When you want to change the trial as a paid version just replace the license key by clicking on the ‘Change Product Key’. After entering the license key you can activate the key with the ‘activate’ button.

Simulator installation