​Venus 1500 Software Downloads

Important! Read Before You Download

We recommend working with your local IT staff to ensure a smooth install. Confirm that your system meets all of the following criteria before downloading any new versions of Venus 1500:

  1. Make sure all windows updates are completed before installing Venus 1500.
  2. Venus 1500 version 4.22 is not compatible with Windows XP or Vista. If you have those operating systems please stay on your current version or contact Daktronics tech support.
  3. Venus 1500 versions 4.22 and 4.20.4 do not have modem support. Modem customers should use version 4.19.2.
  4. Venus 1500 version 4.22 is not compatible with the current version of Show Control. Show Control customers should install Show Control first and if Venus is needed contact Daktronics Technical Support.
  5. If you have a USB to Ethernet adapter, ensure the driver for it is downloaded prior to downloading Venus 1500 software. To access the appropriate driver download, click on the image of the device you are using.
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Check your system compatibility

View the System Requirements for Venus 1500

Ensuring system compatibility will make the latest download quick and easy. Before downloading Venus 1500 for the first time, use our Companion Finder (Published 3-25-2016).

Not sure what version you have?

Find which version of Venus 1500 v4 software you are using with our Version Guide, which will show you how to locate this information.

If you have Venus 1500 version 3 and are interested in updating to version 4, please contact Customer Service.

Download the latest Venus 1500 Software (version 4.22)

The latest version of Venus 1500 contains improvements for faster system operation and support for Windows 10 operating system. With this release, the operating systems supported are limited to Windows 7, 8 and 10. To ensure you have the latest features available, please take time to update your software.

Please note: Venus 1500  v 4.22 is not compatible with Windows XP or Windows Vista, and does not have modem support. If you utilize these operating systems, please use the appropriate link below.

 

Windows 7, 8 and 10

First Time Installation

Download the full version for the first time. A Venus 1500 software license comes with every display, but you'll need to register within 90 days. We'll send you a prompt in case you forget.

Date Published: March 28, 2016
Version: 4.22
Size: 467 MB

Update

Download if you have Venus 1500 version 4 installed on your computer.

Date Published: March 28, 2016
Version: 4.22 Lite
Size: 139 MB

Windows XP and Windows Vista

First Time Installation

Download the full version for the first time. A Venus 1500 software license comes with every display, but you'll need to register within 90 days. We'll send you a prompt in case you forget.

Date Published: November 11, 2013
Version: 4.20.4
Size: 330 MB

Update

Download if you have Venus 1500 version 4 installed on your computer.

Date Published: November 11, 2013
Version: 4.20.4 Lite
Size:130 MB

56K Phone Modem Users

First Time Installation

Download the full version for the first time. A Venus 1500 software license comes with every display, but you'll need to register within 90 days. We'll send you a prompt in case you forget.

Date Published: April 22, 2013
Version: 4.19.2
Size: 319 MB

Update

Download if you have Venus 1500 version 4 installed on your computer.

Date Published: April 22, 2013
Version: 4.19.2 Lite
Size: 120 MB

Register and License your Software

Learn how to register your Venus 1500 software by watching our video.
You can also learn how to register and license your Venus 1500 software by checking out our online instructions here.

 

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Installation Video Tutorials

Take a look at these helpful videos on common install and update issues.

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