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Choose your Desktop platform and select version (latest released version recommended)
3.12.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.12.0-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-12-0/nrfconnect-setup-3.12.0-ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Save crash logs to file.
- macOS: Support for using Universal JLink (Intel and Apple Silicon)
- macOS: Froze a few seconds after launch wusage statistics was enabled.
3.11.1 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.11.1-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-11-1/nrfconnect-setup-3.11.1-ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Supports the nRF5340 Audio DK (PCA10121).
- Speeds up app launches.
- Layout in the launcher: Reduced app icon sizes and by default show 5 apps.
- Returned spinner while loading apps (removed during 3.11.0).
- Some issues when programming and erasing devices in the Programmer app.
3.11.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.11.0-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-11-0/nrfconnect-setup-3.11.0-ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Enable preselecting a device by serial number when launching from the command line.
- Better reliability in China. The app list is not loaded from GitHub any longer but from developer.nordicsemi.com, which should be easier to reach from China.
- Users get notified if their installed JLink version is different to the JLink version bundled with nRF Connect for Desktop.
- Support running apps with the old look & feel.
3.10.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.10.0.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-10-0/nrfconnect-setup-3.10.0.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
Functionality to turn on extensive logging from the `About` pane to aid in support-cases.
Partial readout of device information from readback-protected devices.
- Bundle newer version of J-Link (758b).
- Cancelling update of nRF Connect for Desktop no longer freezes the app.
3.9.3 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.9.3.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-9-3/nrfconnect-setup-3.9.3.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Selecting device no longer prompts firmware upgrade when the firmware on the device is the same as the bundled firmware.
3.9.2 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.9.2.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-9-2/nrfconnect-setup-3.9.2.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Switching focus after selecting the `About` pane caused incorrect or missing details in `Application` card.
- Some disabled buttons (e.g. in the `About` pane) had no borders and were hard to see.
- Windows: Disconnected devices sometimes still showed up in the list of devices.
- Windows 11: Thingy:91 programming was broken by sporadic wakeups of the kernel.
- macOS: Thingy:91 detection broken when a nRF52 firmware version older than 1.6.0 is used. In these cases, please upgrade to the latest firmware from the Thing:91 product page
3.9.1 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.9.1.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-9-1/nrfconnect-setup-3.9.1.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Fixed keyboard shortcuts to focus search field were not working after clicking on filter.
- Fixed on macOS: When switching to another app while the splashscreen was displayed, "APPS" was focused.
- Updated nrf-device-lib to v0.3.20, changes and fixes are as follows:
- Fixed issue where ongoing JLink OB firmware upgrade would break enumeration.
- Upgrade nrfjprog to 10.15.1.
- Support mcuboot and modem trait on devices with external SEGGER JLink.
3.9.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.9.0.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-9-0/nrfconnect-setup-3.9.0.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Keyboard shortcuts to focus search field: `ctrl + e` or `cmd + e`.
- Search and filter header is now sticky when scrolling.
- While starting the launcher, all apps used to be shortly shown until a previously set filter was applied. Now the filter is applied immediately.
- nRF Connect for Desktop icon on Windows and Linux.
- While offline, uninstalling apps would make it look like they are still installed until the next start of the launcher.
- Make enumeration more robust in `nrf-device-lib-js`, which should reduce the frequency in which `EnumerateWorker json error` errors happen.
- Increase timeout for the rare occasion when enumeration takes a long time.
3.8.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.8.0.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-8-0/nrfconnect-setup-3.8.0.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Replaced underlying low-level libraries by integrating nrf-device-lib and updated pc-ble-driver to make communication with devices much more reliable
- Added link to documentation in About pane in some apps (e.g. in Programmer)
- Added progress indicators for app installation and upgrade in app launcher
- Added showing version numbers of currently not installed apps in app launcher
- Added about pane with version, documentation and license information in app launcher
- Fixed a hibernation crash issue on Windows
3.7.1 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.7.1-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-7-1/nrfconnect-setup-3.7.1-ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
3.7.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.7.0-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-7-0/nrfconnect-setup-3.7.0-ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Added recovery assistance for when the application encounters an error
- Added ‘Restore Default’ button in the ‘About’ pane in the apps which have the ‘About’ pane
- Added app version in title bar (previously only the version of the launcher was shown)
- Added links to product page for Power Profiler Kit 2 and updated links for nRF5340 Development Kit
- Updated styles in the ‘About’ pane
- Created shortcut in ‘~/.local/share/applications’ for Ubuntu
3.6.1 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.6.1-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-6-1/nrfconnectsetup361ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Updated to pc-nrfjprog-js v1.7.6, including bundled nrfjprog v10.12.1 and JLink 6.88a
- Updated with small visual enhancements to apps using the new design
- Fixed that the other apps showed no release notes anymore after updating an app
3.6.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.6.0-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-6-0/nrfconnectsetup360ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Upgraded Electron to version 8
- Fixed app loader animation
3.5.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.5.0-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-5-0/nrfconnectsetup350ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Updated design for new apps
- Added usage statistics
- Fixed JLink device enumeration issue
3.4.2 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.4.2-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-4-2/nrfconnectsetup342ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Updated pc-ble-driver-js to 2.7.2 #452 See changes https://github.com/NordicSemiconductor/pc-ble-driver-js/releases/tag/v2.7.2
- "Update all apps” sometimes showed an error message (even though it worked correctly). #451
3.4.1 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.4.1-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-4-1/nrfconnectsetup341ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Added support for nRF52805 SoC
- Updated to pc-nrfjprog-js v1.7.3, including bundled nrfjprog v10.9.0 and JLink 6.80a
3.4.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.4.0-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-4-0/nrfconnectsetup340ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Added app filter and button to update all apps
- Updated pc-ble-driver-js to 2.7.1 with SoftDevice 5 support
- Fewer requests for entering proxy credentials when needed
- Enhanced error messages
- Links in messages are clickable.
- If an app source is removed from the server, users are assisted in removing it from client.
- Made retrieval of release notes more reliable, by not retrieving them from GitHub Releases anymore but our own server instead
3.3.1 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.3.1-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-3-1/nrfconnectsetup331ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Added support for nRF52820
- Added support for modem UART DFU
- Updated to pc-nrfjprog-js v1.7.0, including bundled nrfjprog v10.7.0 and JLink 6.62b
3.3.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.3.0-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-3-0/nrfconnectsetup330ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Added support for nRF5340, nRF52833, and MCUboot DFU
- Updated to pc-nrfjprog-js v1.6.0, including bundled nrfjprog v10.5.0 and JLink 6.54c
- Updated icon colors
- Fixed bug where app was opened in unreachable location
3.2.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.2.0-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-2-0/nrfconnectsetup320ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Launcher has a new look
- Installation and launch of apps are now unified on the same page
- Added ability to show release notes for apps in launcher
- Faster startup
3.1.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.1.0-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-1-0/nrfconnectsetup310ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Updated to pc-ble-driver-js v2.6.1 with electron 5 support
- Updated to pc-nrfjprog-js v1.5.8, including bundled nrfjprog v10.3.0 and electron 5 support
- Fixed shortcut generation on macOS
- Fixed libusb errors and multiple event handlers
3.0.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-3.0.0-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/3-0-0/nrfconnectsetup300ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Update to React Bootstrap 4 - React Bootstrap is a fundamental dependency for nRF Connect for Desktop, used for UI components and layout.
The update is a breaking change, requiring all apps to be updated.
There are no changes to features of nRF Connect for Desktop, only minor visual differences.
- Update to pc-nrfjprog-js v1.5.4, including bundled nrfjprog v10.2.1
2.7.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-2.7.0-ia32.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/2-7-0/nrfconnectsetup270ia32.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- support for pc-nrfjprog-js v1.5.1, including nrfjprog v10.1.1 with DFU programming
- support for system report generation
- support for bundled nrfjprog libraries on Windows
- support for copy-to-clipboard to source URL and make it selectable
2.6.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-2.6.0.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/2-6-0/nrfconnectsetup260.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Added new way of distributing apps such as official, internal, etc, by introducing support for multiple app sources
- Updated to Command Line Tools v9.8.1
- Added support for displaying multiple serialports and board version of a device
- Fixed links in LogViewer to open urls in browser
2.5.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-2.5.0.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/2-5-0/nrfconnectsetup250.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Updated connectivity firmware from SoftDevice v3.0 to v3.1 for better compatibility with SoftDevice 6.1
- Support for upgrading bootloader on nRF52840 dongle
- Support for Programmer app update
- Updated electron to 2.0
- Updated jest to 23.4.1
- Support to relaunch app when encountering libusb error
- Exposed start & stop watching device API
2.4.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-2.4.0.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/2-4-0/nrfconnectsetup240.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Added support for Nordic Semiconductor PCA10059 nRF52840 dongle
- Device selector component updated to support USB devices
- Updated pc-ble-driver to support SD API v3 on nRF52840 devices
2.3.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnect-setup-2.3.0.exe https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/2-3-0/nrfconnectsetup230.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Automatic updates now also supported on Linux
- AppImage release artifact for Linux
- Segger RTT support
- Fixed issue with lookup of J-Link serial numbers from Windows registry
- Fixed issue with side panel not visible on narrow screens
- Stability fixes in Bluetooth LE driver
2.2.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnectsetup220 https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/2-2-0/nrfconnectsetup220.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Desktop shortcuts for installed apps
- Fixed issue with JLink library not being found when installed in custom location on Linux/macOS
2.1.0 Windows 32-bit and 64-bit nrfconnectsetup210 https://nsscprodmedia.blob.core.windows.net/prod/software-and-other-downloads/desktop-software/nrf-connect-for-desktop/2-1-0/nrfconnectsetup210.exe sc_DownloadFiles_nRFConnectforDesktop
- Improved support for proxy servers
- New settings screen that allows turning off checking for updates at startu
- Make it easier for users to install apps manually
- Allow apps to filter ports in the serial port selector