Galil Design Kit


The Galil Design Kit (GDK) is Galil Motion Control's application development environment for Galil motion controllers and PLCs.

GDK's modular design allows communication with one or many controllers with a set of tools designed to aid in all stages of a Galil application.

See the release notes page for details on the newest version.


Choose your preferred platform for detailed setup instructions.

The GDK installer will automatically configure the default firewall.


GDK is licensed under the Galil Closed Source License.

GDK includes code from the OpenSSL project, which is licensed under the Apache 2.0 license.

GDK is based in part on the work of the Qwt project.

The Basics

The Tools

*Pro Some tools require a license key.

GDK Macros

To automate frequently used operations, GDK provides macros.

Galil Connect

GDK supports Galil Connect to control hardware remotely.

GDK Walkthroughs

Galil provides several walkthroughs to help users learn how to use GDK.


GDK Settings

GDK's XML Content