Software Downloads

Below is the latest geotechnical software downloads from GDS Instruments. For computer system requirements, see bottom of the page.


SoftwareDescription
Size Download
GDSLAB Version 2.8.3.0 - 13/09/2021
Full Software CD
215 MB approx
Download

GDS HASP Module Checker200 KB approxDownload

GDSLAB Handbook
6MBDownload

GDSLab Revision Notes<1MBDownload




GDS System Diagnostics Tool V1.0.0.8
Full Software CD
104 MB approx
Download
FieldCalTool (USB Calibration Tool)Exe file145KBDownload
GDSLAB Reports V1.6.11 - 07/04/2021Full Software CD
95 MB approx
Download

GDSLab Reports Revision Notes
<1MB  Download
GDS Bender Elements Software
Exe file only 1.5.3
9 MB approx
Download

Full Software CD 2.2.13
188 MB approx
Download

Exe file only 2.2.13
1 MB approx
Download
FREE GDS Bender Elements Excel Add-In V1.24 (GDSBEAT) - Does not require GDSLAB
Software installer only
1.5 MB approx
Download
Frequently Asked Question on GDSBEATPDF file1 MB approxDownload




GDS Acoustic Velocity Software V1.0.0.10GDS Acoustic Velocity Software installation package
73 MB approxDownload

GDSLAB Resonant Column V2.4.8

Full Software CD
190 MB approx
Download

Software installer only
5 MB approx
Download
Data Translation Drivers for GDSBES, GDSRCA
OEM Driver package V7.8.9
160 MB approx
Download
Hasp Files
Driver installation package21 MB approx
Download

Command-line installer20 MB approxDownload



.NET 5 runtime32bit Version48 MB approx
Download
SQL LocalDB 2012
32bit Version
30 MB approx
Download

64bit Version
35 MB approx
Download
Visual Studio Tools for Office v4.0
32bit Version
3 MB approx
Download

64bit Version
3 MB approx
Download 

CSWSFull Installation155 MB approx
Download
SASWFull Installation
261 MB approx
Download


Computer System Requirements


GDS applications are Windows-based and they are taking advantage of the ease of use of a Graphical User Interface in order to perform computer-controlled testing. The main requirements for a modern PC are the communication ports for the hardware that you are going to connect to it. The specifications recommended by GDS are:



Minimum
Recommended

OS (64-bit)

Windows 10Windows 10      

CPU/Processor

Intel i3 or AMD Ryzen 3
Intel i5 or AMD Ryzen 5

GPU/Graphics

Internal graphics acceleration
Internal graphics acceleration

Memory RAM

4GB
8GB

Available Disk Storage

100GB SSD
100GB SSD

USB Ports*

USB v2.0 or above
USB v2.0 or above

CD/DVD Drive

Required**
Required**

*depending on the size of your system, you may require extra USB ports. In this case, our GDS technicians recommend using:

  • a separate powered USB hub/extension with their own AC adapter or

  • a PCI-Express USB extension card.

 

**systems dated pre-2020 require a CD/DVD drive to access GDSLab software.

**systems dated post-2020 no longer require a CD/DVD drive as the software is shipped on a USB drive.