Windows 10

Software Versions

For Windows 10 we offer two EV3 applications. In order for you to find out which version is right for your school, we have provided an overview below. 


Windows (7, 8.1 & 10)

This desktop application, called EV3 Lab, offers a complete selection of learning possibilities. From simple and advanced programming functionalities to collecting and analyzing sensor data in an intuitive graph environment. The built-in content editor enables you to customize curriculum content and create your own, and allows students to document their work directly in the software.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Extensive programming functionalities 
  • 48 tutorials (Robot Educator) 
  • Data logging
  • Built-in content editor

Windows 10 (touch devices)

This application, called EV3 programming, provides a simple and effective platform by utilizing the mobility and intuitiveness of tablets and touch devices. With a set of carefully selected features and functionality, it provides the basic tools you need to engage and motivate your students. You can also access previous work as all projects will be stored on the network. 

Key Features and Benefits

  • Simple programming functionalities
  • 6 tutorials (Robot Educator)
  • Classroom mobility    

Windows 10 & LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 FAQs

What is the difference between the two EV3 applications for Windows 10?

EV3 Lab (Windows (7, 8.1 & 10) offers a complete selection of learning possibilities with EV3. From simple and advanced programming functionalities to collecting and analyzing sensor data in an intuitive graph environment. The built-in content editor enables you to customize curriculum content and create your own, and allows students to document their work directly inside the software.

EV3 Programming (Windows 10 touch devices) provides a simple and effective platform utilizing the mobility and intuitiveness of tablets and touch devices. With a carefully selected set of features and functionality, it provides the tools you need to engage and motivate your students.

How do I install the Windows 10 application?

You have the following options:

Installer: Many schools prefer to download software as an installer to distribute and install on multiple computers using general distribution software available at the school. The EV3 application installer for Windows 10 will enable schools to easily distribute and install EV3 software.  

App store: Schools can also download the EV3 application for Windows 10 via Microsoft Store from July 1, 2017.

How do I connect to the EV3 brick?

You have two options:

Using USB

Using Bluetooth

Is my device compatible with the EV3 application for Windows 10?

Please visit LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 System Requirements to make sure your device is compatible with the EV3 application Windows 10. 


Does the installer work for network distribution?

Yes. Please check Network Installation Guide for Windows 10 for further information about network distribution

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