Current Release:

The pocketVNA software can be used for free. It is under continuous development. Download the latest version for your system from here:

  File  Works on Windows 7 or later, x86_64
MD5 hash:  f1b347968727e149af5d297b194df243

Mac-OS:  pocketVNA-1.m54.dmg
MD5 hash:  d9b035e01aa576d984065c3a7452f1e1

Modern Linux: Works on a modern x86_64 Linux
MD5 hash:  03ad18c524aa8ce2da677c79aaaaa8df

Additional Downloads

Windows XP and later : Should work on any Windows starting from XP
MD5 hash:  6bd31b235ccb8f3b7c817bb0350fd688

Modern Linux 32 bit :
MD5 hash:  20f30f68d403d16c1ca1ba73b0c2a46c 

Old Linux 32 bit :
MD5 hash:  d4d98a574d9dbd19464f6315c88887fc

Old Linux 64 bit :
MD5 hash:  a55d10bc662af6656df6c1d51ffe7082

Raspbian Buster (only!):  pocketVNA1.m55.raspberry_buster.tar.gz
MD5 hash:  c58a92b95d3e46dfb606f677d43732f5

Application examples

These demo measurements can be opened in the pocketVNA software also if no hardware is connected. The project files allow to explore the basic functionality of the software (Plotting, Smith Chart…)

2.4 GHz antenna: 2.4 GHz antenna.vnaproj

PZT crystal impedance scan: PZTcrystal.vnaproj 

Open API

Use third party software to operate and get data from PocketVNA

Manual for API (pdf). It can be found in any API bundle also.

LabVIEW example. Made on LabVIEW 2018

Version history

13/08/2021 Version 1.54
- Added Frequency Band on XYY plots. It can be selected by mouse holding ALT key, or by a corresponding item in a context menu
- Enable editing Frequency Band/Frequency Marker with in-place editor (Double-Click or F2)
- Improved Mac-OS compatibility. Make 'Recent' files accessible
- Fixed some connection issues on Raspbian
- Fixed crashes on some old Linuxes

- Fixed some bugs in appearance on Windows XP
- Fixed some other bugs and typos

20/01/2021 Version 1.33
- Improved scan speed
- Added a temperature from ADC's sensor. When device/firmware supports it
- Warm-up feature to prepare a cold device
- Reduced number of steps for collecting calibration data when only 1 Calibration Kit is available
- Small enhancements in appearance
- Small enhancements in appearance
- Increased speed for a HID connection for newer devices
- Update Mac-OS dark theme support
- Fixed few bugs

13/10/2020 Version 1.24 Windows, MacOS and Linux
- Added Spline Curve Fit on Live Measurements 
- Added Frequency Markers. 
- Added basic Dark Theme support for Mac-OS

- Fixed compatibility issues on Mac-OS
- Support multiple devices and choose between them

05/03/2020 Version 1.09 Windows, MacOS and Linux
- Added possibility to associate PocketVNA's project files with the application
- Live Marker's Frequency column now is editable  
- Fixes for low screen resolutions
- Smooth panning on a Square Plot when "Magnify axes separately" is switched-on 
- Fixed permission issue on MacOS when exporting multiple files
03/02/2020 Version 1.04 Windows, MacOS and Linux
- Improved calibration
- Added external coupler functionality

23/01/2020 Version 1.04 MacOS only: Added retina display support

13/01/19 Version 1.0
- Makes pocketVNA hardware version 2.0 fully bidirectional
- New calibration procedure
- Added full 12 term calibration

14/07/16 Version 0.96f
- improved marker visibility
- open new windows not in full format
- smaller bug fixes

21/06/16 Version 0.96c6
Bug fixes

16/05/16 Version 0.96
- Touchstone export fix
- Added port extension
- More marker features: show marker in plot as dot or line; Show effective capacity of inductance
- Units and both y-axis numbers are shown now under cursor
- small bug fixes

21/04/16 Version 0.95
- Several Bug fixes
- Linux version release

- VSWR plot fix

06/03/16 Version 0.9
- Mac and Windows version release