- Free 64-bit kdb+ On-Demand Personal Edition
- The 64-bit kdb+ On-Demand Personal Edition is free for personal, non-commercial use. Currently it may be used on up to 2 computers, and up to a maximum of 16 cores per computer, but is not licensed for use on any cloud – only personal computers. It requires an always-on internet connection to operate, and a license key file, obtainable from ondemand.kx.com
- Free 32-bit kdb+ Personal Edition
- The 32-bit kdb+ Personal Edition is free for non-commercial use. It can be run on cloud servers.
macOS Catalina (10.15) ended macOS support for 32-bit applications.
Use the link below to obtain the 64-bit or 32-bit Personal Edition of kdb+.
Most customers download the latest release of kdb+ (along with the accompanying README.txt, the detailed change list) and make a limited number of approved kdb+ versions available from a central file server.
Designated Contacts should encourage developers to keep production systems up to date with these versions of kdb+. This can greatly simplify development, deployment and debugging.
Platforms and versions
The names of the ZIPs denote the platform (
l64.zip – 64-bit Linux;
w32.zip – 32-bit Windows, etc.).
Numerical release versions of the form 2.8, or 3.5 are production code. Versions of kdb+ with a trailing
t in the name such as
3.7t are test versions and are neither intended nor supported for production use.
Follow the installation instructions for your operating system:
Use of the Free 32-bit kdb+ Personal Edition is governed by the 32-bit terms and conditions and requires no license key file.
Use of commercial kdb+ is covered by your license agreement with Kx.
Ensure your kdb+ installation is connected to your
kc.lic license key file.