PLUS+1® software

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  • Related applications
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Powerful programming

PLUS+1® GUIDE and Service Tool is the foundation of the PLUS+1® Platform. It is engineered to accelerate your development process and bring higher quality machines to market faster.

Build your application with drag-and-drop logical components or software blocks in the PLUS+1® GUIDE graphical interface.

Our powerful programming environment will increase your engineering productivity and help you bring high-performing, intelligent vehicles to market.

Deploy your applications to PLUS+1® programmable hardware with the PLUS+1® Service Tool. This allows you to create customized service applications for easy machine tuning, diagnostics and troubleshooting.

Get started today with a free Express license and 90-day Professional trial of PLUS+1® GUIDE and Service Tool.


The PLUS+1® Platform gives you tools to bring your applications to market faster

The simple and intuitive interfaces make PLUS+1® GUIDE and Service Tool easy to learn

Import existing programs written in other software development languages with the openness of the PLUS+1® Platform

PLUS+1® user forum

PLUS+1® user forum

Danfoss is working to become your strongest partner in Mobile Hydraulics. The PLUS+1® user forum is designed to help you find information and share your own experience. We hope this forum will become a valuable resource of knowledge and ideas for the PLUS+1 programming community. The PLUS+1 help desk team provides comments and answers to questions posted, complementing the phone and email support we already provided.

PLUS+1® software products

  • Free tool for easy diagnostics
  • Update machine software
  • Tune application parameters


  • Includes free 90-day Professional Trial
  • Easy graphical programming interface
  • Fully functional with core tools


  • Advanced tools for pro developers
  • Includes pre-engineered libraries
  • Extend with suite of add-on products


  • 1 year of Professional-level capabilities
  • Includes pre-engineered libraries
  • Must request with a university email domain


Software tools

CanKing is a free, general-purpose CAN bus monitor with special support for CAN Kingdom and DeviceNet. Works with the Danfoss CG150 CAN/USB communicator.

PLUS+1® GUIDE 5.0.175 CanKing (.exe file 8 MB)

The CG150 is the primary interface between the PLUS+1® Service tool and the CAN bus. In order to work properly with all functionality in CanKing, CG 150 devices with old firmware should be updated to the latest revision available below.

CG150 CAN gateway firmware

PLUS+1® GUIDE Drivers v2.1.11

PLUS+1® software

PLUS+1® software

See how the PLUS+1® Platform gives you the tools to help your machines perform better and bring your applications to market faster.

Product range


    PLUS+1® GUIDE is your gateway to the Danfoss world of advanced mobile machine control.

  • PLUS+1® service tool
    PLUS+1® Service Tool

    The PLUS+1® Service Tool is a free application for flashing PLUS+1® hardware, adjusting parameters, and running machine diagnostic applications.

  • PLUS+1® Mobile Service Tool
    PLUS+1® Mobile Service Tool

    Transform your mobile device - Android or iOS - into a secure and flexible wireless diagnostics system capable of automatically detecting system error codes and delivering the right information to the right technician or group of technicians.

  • PLUS+1® licenses
    PLUS+1® licenses

    Our new Express license enables you to build powerful, customized machine applications on our PLUS+1® Programmable and Compliant hardware platform. The PLUS+1® Service Tool comes with a free license for Normal View.

  • PLUS+1® programmable and compliant hardware
    PLUS+1® programmable and compliant hardware

    Our powerful PLUS+1® microcontrollers bring intelligence to every node of a distributed control system.


Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Brochure PLUS+1 Toolbox Brochure English Multiple 26 Aug, 2018 23.3 MB .pdf
Brochure PLUS+1 Toolbox Brochure Chinese (CN) China 21 Mar, 2018 27.3 MB .pdf
Data sheet PLUS+1® GUIDE add on license (Simulink®) Data Sheet English Multiple 10 Jun, 2019 553.0 KB .pdf
Data sheet PLUS+1® GUIDE Data Sheet Chinese (CN) China 11 Jul, 2018 461.6 KB .pdf
Data sheet PLUS+1® GUIDE Data Sheet Japanese Japan 11 Jul, 2018 230.7 KB .pdf
Data sheet PLUS+1® GUIDE Data Sheet English Multiple 10 Jun, 2019 672.1 KB .pdf
Operating guide PLUS+1® GUIDE Software User Manual Japanese Japan 10 Jul, 2018 12.9 MB .pdf
Operating guide PLUS+1® GUIDE Software User Manual Chinese (CN) Switzerland 19 Jul, 2020 52.1 MB .pdf
Operating guide PLUS+1® GUIDE Software User Manual English Multiple 19 Jul, 2020 51.9 MB .pdf
Data sheet PLUS+1® Service Tool add on license (Professional) Data Sheet English Multiple 10 Jun, 2019 963.7 KB .pdf
Operating guide PLUS+1® Service Tool User Manual English Multiple 30 Jan, 2020 6.4 MB .pdf
Operating guide PLUS+1® Service Tool User Manual German Germany 19 Dec, 2018 6.3 MB .pdf
User guide Propel Application Library (PAL) Technical Information English Multiple 06 Jun, 2019 3.7 MB .pdf
Promotion material Propel Application Library Brochure English Multiple 09 Dec, 2018 7.4 MB .pdf
Promotion material Propel Application Library Brochure Chinese (CN) China 21 Mar, 2018 7.6 MB .pdf
Data sheet Propel Application Library Data Sheet English Multiple 10 Jun, 2019 431.2 KB .pdf

Highlighted products

  • PLUS+1® applications
    PLUS+1® applications

    Develop your own systems with PLUS+1® GUIDE or contact your Danfoss representative to learn more about our application software services.

Related products

  • PLUS+1® MC microcontrollers
    PLUS+1® MC microcontrollers

    Our powerful PLUS+1® microcontrollers bring intelligence to every node of a distributed control system. And they are equally effective for stand-alone control in smaller machines.

  • PLUS+1® SC microcontrollers
    PLUS+1® SC microcontrollers

    Flexible, powerful and functional safety compliant SC controllers join the portfolio of PLUS+1® compliant components. 

  • PLUS+1® high current controllers
    PLUS+1® high current controllers

    Our PLUS+1® high current controllers, with their smart design and easy to program features, provide smooth control for high-current hydraulic applications.

  • PLUS+1® I/O modules
    PLUS+1® input/output modules

    Our CAN-based PLUS+1® input/output (I/O) modules are stackable microcontroller add-ons providing smooth and effective hydraulic vehicle control functions.

  • PLUS+1® XL controllers
    PLUS+1® XL controllers

    Our new CAN-based PLUS+1® XL controllers offer a high I/O pin count for optimal vehicle control. PLUS+1® XL controllers provide space savings and optimize installation costs while meeting the latest technology needs for high-end performance.

Related applications

  • Agriculture

    Farmers need agricultural machines that deliver the same high productivity every season. Hydraulic solutions from Danfoss ensure world-class performance from each machine, and a comfortable, stress-free working environment for their operators.

  • Construction

    Space is limited on construction sites, and there are people working everywhere. Contractors need machines that can safely maneuver in a tight spot. At the same time they still need to be powerful enough to get the job done. At Danfoss, we deliver the components, software, and controls that enable your machines to run safely, efficiently and effectively.

  • Crane and material handling
    Crane and material handling

    Cranes and other large handling machines are required to operate within very specific load ranges. Danfoss provides pressure transmitters that supply load limiting systems with crucial data, safeguarding your equipment, your load, and your operator.

  • Forestry

    Rough, sloping terrain and cramped working conditions call for robust and reliable forestry machines. We make sure you can manage everything from cutting trees and transport to preparing the forest floor for replanting. We have the smart hydraulic solutions your machines need for precise and efficient forestry operations.

  • Heavy machinery
    Heavy machinery

    Think about the heaviest challenges in the open mining, road building and construction industry. Tasks such as cutting through rock or the Arctic permafrost; compacting thick layers of hot asphalt. As well as lifting huge, prefabricated wall panels into place.

  • Offshore oil and gas applications
    Offshore oil and gas applications

    Making up nearly 30% of global crude oil production, upstream Offshore Oil and Gas activities are some of the harshest operating environments on the planet. Drilling in waters up to 3,000 meters deep requires equipment that is reliable and safe to maximize operating productivity and prevent unexpected downtime.

Related solutions

  • Propel

    We can partner with you to design and implement hydrostatic drive solutions. That provide operators with machines that are easier to maneuver. We are committed to helping you provide a more profitable investment for your customers.

  • Steering

    As the global market leader in steering components and systems, Danfoss equips everything from small lawn machines to the largest dump trucks.

  • Thermal management
    Thermal management

    Danfoss is here to help. With our complete fan drive solution, Danfoss is able to help you maximize available engine power. As well as, decrease fuel costs and increase operator productivity.

  • Total machine management
    Total machine management

    Our PLUS+1® platform delivers the software application development power you need — and doesn’t require specialized programming skills.

  • Work functions
    Work functions

    Our total systems approach integrates advanced Danfoss hardware and software to deliver exceptional work function control.