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When programming your automation applications, use innovative software products from Phoenix Contact. From drivers for OPCs through to the flexible software platform for all of your engineering tasks: you will find the ideal programming software for your PLC here.

Your advantages

  • Easy handling with intuitive programming interfaces and clear structures
  • Fast commissioning and programming with comprehensive standard libraries
  • Application-specific extension with corresponding function blocks and function add-ins
  • Easy configuration of PROFINET networks
  • Uniform operation worldwide with programming in accordance with IEC 61131

PLCnext Engineer – accelerate your application development process

PLCnext Engineer combines all engineering tasks into just one interface  

PLCnext Engineer combines all engineering tasks into just one interface

Commission your PLCnext Control devices more quickly. The PLCnext Engineer software combines all engineering system tasks into just one platform. Furthermore, you can extend PLCnext Engineer individually with function add-ins.

The new PLCnext Engineer is a flexible engineering platform for programming in accordance with IEC 61131-3. The platform combines all engineering tasks into just one tool, thus enabling user-friendly configuration, standard and safe programming, web-based visualization, and diagnostics for the complete system.

The software features an attractive design and optimized user interface.

PC Worx – the programming software for all classic controllers

PC Worx – the programming software from Phoenix Contact  

PC Worx – the programming software for classic controllers

PC Worx is the consistent programming software for all classic controllers from Phoenix Contact. It combines programming in accordance with IEC 61131, fieldbus configuration for INTERBUS, PROFINET, and Modbus, as well as system diagnostics – in a single software solution.

This provides optimum interaction between hardware and software. Depending on the number of I/Os to be supported, you can choose between two versions: PC Worx Basic and PC Worx Pro.

As an introduction, you can use the software as a free express version for selected Inline and Axioline controllers.

OPC UA – The secure interface for integration into the system network

OPC UA is a platform-independent, service-oriented architecture.  

OPC UA simplifies access to all information in a controller

Are your automation solutions also coupled to other systems? Here, OPC UA is the favored international standard for the Phoenix Contact controllers.

  • Some of the controllers feature an integrated OPC UA server. You can therefore connect OPC UA-based visualizations and other control systems directly to the controller.
  • The PC-based PC WORX UA SERVER can be used to connect up to 200 controllers that do not have an integrated OPC UA server directly at the operating and control level. Several thousand data points can be exchanged rapidly with OPC UA-compatible clients. A certificate-based security concept protects against unauthorized access, tampering, and operating errors.


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