Some essential information regarding the GX Works3 – Engineering Software Package;

  • This software is not freeware but commercial. 
  • Upon purchase You get two licenses. (However, a five license version is also available)
  • The licenses are not annual but permanent. Once licensed, you are set to go.
  • Updates are free. (from the website)
  • When you purchase GX Works3 you get GX Works2 for free (and by extension GX Developer, for Free)

Resource Downloading Options and Resources

As for the free downloads:

Here you can download both the updates and the demo-trial version: Mitsubishi FA EMEA Common Platform (requires registration – but is free, quick and easy)

Here you can download the latest updates: Controllers – Programmable Controllers MELSEC Software

The following is an example demonstration on how to Download GX Works3 (or other resources) from the common platform.