Kdb+ is available, at no cost, for non-commercial purposes. There are 2 different versions available, the 32-bit version and the 64-bit on-demand version. The differences between the two versions are itemized in the tables below. Feel free to download either one, or both!

If you are interested in licensing kdb+ for commercial use, or embarking on a proof of concept project, please email

32-bit Personal Edition64-bit Personal Edition (on demand)
Download Download
Allows commercial use?NoNo
Requires 'always on' internet connection?NoYes
Access to technical supportNoNo
Access to customer Q&A forumsNoNo
Access to community support (GitHub/Google Groups etc)YesYes
Permitted to run on cloud?YesNo
Permitted to run on-premises?YesYes
Linux/Mac/Windows versions available?YesYes
64-bit version?NoYes
Immediate access to upgrades, patches and beta versionsNoNo
Regular access to upgradesYesYes
Access to Kx Fusion Interfaces and integrationsYesYes