The IRDA FRAMEWORK is the Software Developer Kit (SDK) for software developers that provides an easy access to the IRDA features on the Windows desktop platforms.

Supported features

Discovering IrDA devices
Monitoring IrDA devices (Lazy Discovering)
Querying IrDA devices properties
Querying IrDA devices IAS records
Connecting to IrDA devices (Client Mode)
Accept connection from IrDA devices (Server Mode)
Adding IAS records into IrDA Server IAS database
Monitoring IrDA hardware changes
Support for 3-Wire, 9-Wire and IrLPT modes

IrDA Framework Editions

  • .NET Edition is the native set of .NET (C#/VB.NET) classes written in C#
  • C++ Edition has been developed to be used with Microsoft Visual C++ (or any other C++ compiler)
  • VCL Edition is the native set of Delphi/CBuilder IrDA components written in Delphi (Pascal)


Download the demo version of the IrDA Framework

Demo version limitations

  • Nag-screen appears when you start and stop using the IrDA Framework;
  • You can not use demo version for developing free or commercial applications;
  • You can not use demo version for developing applications for your own needs;
  • The demo version is for trial use only.
IrDA Framework Edition Version Download link Online help
.NET Edition Download Online Help
C++ Edition Download Online Help
VCL Edition Download Online Help

Installation guide

  1. Close all instances of your IDE running on your computer.
  2. If you already have previous version of the Library installed on your computer, you must uninstall it.
  3. Unzip contents of the downloaded zip-file and run WclIrDADemo_XXX.exe.
  4. Follow the installation wizard guide.


Buy the full version of the IrDA Framework


The IRDA FRAMEWORK is licensed per developer. This means that each developer that uses the IRDA FRAMEWORK must have their own license. It is not licensed per machine or per server.
Each developer who has the license can install the IRDA FRAMEWORK on any number of computers in case it is used only by this developer.

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