IrDA IrDA Framework is the Software Developer Kit (SDK) for software developers that provides an easy access to the IrDA features on Windows desktop platforms. IrDA Framework is the part of Wireless Communication Library but can be used as stand alone library.

IrDA Framework Editions

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

Supported Platforms

IrDA Framework supports Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10.

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
OBEX Object Push Profile (OPP) client
Full list of supported features can be found in Frameworks Comparison Table.


Download the demo version of the IrDA Framework

You can download IrDA Framework as Executable Installer or as 7-Zip Archive. We strongly recommend to use the Executable Installer. If you are facing any problem with installing IrDA Framework please do not hesitate to contact us at

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.
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Executable Installer 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.

Archive Installation Guide

After downloading the archive please use 7-Zip to unzip the archive. Then follow this Installation Guide.


Buy the full version of the IrDA Framework


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


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