Current Release:

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

Windows:   File name:pocketVNA1.m33_x86.zip.  Works on Windows 7 or later 

MD5 hash:  40d3026458bbf58a929ab8cfba92c7b1

MacOS:  pocketVNA-1.m34.dmg  
MD5 hash: e8b2c82ced2453b9f168fa93d2b80365

Modern Linux 32 bit : File name:  pocketVna1.m33-Newx86_32.run.tar.gz
MD5 hash: 34ef6e58117f3468594c9fafd1e4d370

Modern Linux 64 bit : File name: pocketVna1.m33-New_x86_64.run.tar.gz 

MD5 hash: 13245f6e1eb9d4c56119c5a75119ac9f 


Additional Downloads

Windows XP and later : File name: pocketVNA-1.m33_x32_WinXP.zip
MD5 hash: c779ece947bf38b8dda31bb73bd7208d

Old Linux 32 bit : File name:  pocketVna1.m33-Oldx86.run.tar.gz
MD5 hash: 389cc7718ea95de1fcfeb776158d281c

Old Linux 64 bit : File name: pocketVna1.m33-Oldx86_64.run.tar.gz
MD5 hash: 1a00d389d9d4161f7320cf5f1baada49

Raspbian Buster (only!) : File name: pocketVNA1.m33.raspberry_buster.tar.xz
MD5 hash: f1e5716c199618ee1c7526fe6639e0bb




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


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

02/04/16
- VSWR plot fix

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