BACnet Software

The following is a list of BACnet software that may be useful for testing, configuring, or monitoring the WattNode® BACnet® meter. We have used some, but not all of these programs and are not endorsing any particular programs above others.

  • VTS — Visual Test Shell for Win32, used for visually testing a BACnet implementation. It also includes a detailed network sniffer for BACnet messages, and the ability to send any BACnet services. May be aimed at BACnet/IP products. Free, open source
  • PolarSoft — BACnet software solutions, BACtrace, and others
    • BQT — Windows Client Software for BACnet Systems
  • CAS BACnet Explorer — BACnet software for building automation
  • WireShark — Protocol analyzer. See http://steve.kargs.net/ for information on using it
    • To capture traffic on an MSTP network, you will need to either run Karg’s software with an RS485 adapter or use a protocol analyzer from which Wireshark can capture
  • PcVue Scada — free demo mode
  • SCADA engine — BACnet Software for Building Automation
  • Cimetrics — BACnet OPC server, Basomatic, etc.
  • BACnet Server — Open source server for testing BACnet clients
  • InneaBACnetExplorer — Free and professional versions. BACnet/IP only