EV3 Software download (PC/MAC)

Download, install, connect and complete programming missions. For the five Hero robots, there are up to five programming missions. You learn how to program fun and basic features.

Program your robots with the icon-based software

The free, easy to use, icon based LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Software (PC/Mac) features fun missions and a programming interface that lets you explore the magic of making your robot do whatever you want it to do!

Learn to program

Have you completed all missions? Are you ready to learn more?

Learn to program

System requirements PC with Microsoft Windows

  • Windows XP (32 bit only) and Vista (32/64 bit) excluding Starter Edition - with the latest Service Packs. Windows 7 (32/64 bit) and Windows 8 desktop mode including Starter Edition - with the latest Service packs
  • Dual core processor 2.0 GHz or better
  • 2GB of RAM or more
  • 2GB of available hard-disk space
  • XGA display (1024 x 768)
  • 1 available USB port

System requirements Apple Macintosh with OS X

  • Mac OS 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8 with the latest Service packs
  • Dual core processor 2.0 GHz or better
  • 2GB of RAM or more
  • 2GB of available hard-disk space
  • XGA display (1024 x 768)
  • 1 available USB port
Once you have confirmed that your computer meets the minimum system requirements, you are ready to install the software. Close all other programs, then double click on the installation file in the EV3 Software application folder. Installation will now begin.