The current version of KISS Platform supports the C, C++, Java, and Python languages and the KIPR Link robot controller.
Windows Vista, 7, & 8: Download KISS Platform for Windows (5.2.2)
KIPR Link users should be sure to upgrade their firmware to 2.2.1 here
in order to download programs to their Link from KISS Platform 5.2.2.
This version of KISS IDE supports Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
Windows XP users can use the previous version: Download KISS Platform for Windows (5.1.2)
Download the .exe file and run the Windows installer.
It includes the driver required to use KISS IDE with the KIPR Link robot controller.
Important information for Windows XP users
KISS Platform 5.1.2 requires Windows XP with Service Pack 3 installed. If you have Windows XP and do not have Service Pack 3, you need to update your version of Windows XP.
There is a known bug with the Windows XP version of KISS Platform 5.1.2 which does not allow you to compile your code to the simulator. You can compile code to your Link controller, but not the simulator. This will be fixed in a future version.
Important information for Windows 8 users
Installing KISS IDE 5.0.0+ on Windows 8
- Boot into Windows 8 normally
- Move mouse into top right corner and click on the search icon
a. Search for “Settings”
b. Click settings
c. Search for “General”. If nothing is found, search for "Advanced" and skip to step 3.
d. Click on General Settings
- Choose Advanced Startup
a.Click “Restart Now”
- Click “Troubleshoot”
- Click “Advanced Options”
- Click “Startup Settings”
- Click “Restart”
- Choose option 7
- Log in to Windows 8
- Plug in your KIPR Link via USB cable
- Turn on your KIPR Link
- Install KISS Platform 5.0.0+
- Search for “Device Manager”
a. You should see “Gadget Serial v2.4”
b. Right click on “Gadget Serial v2.4” and choose update driver software
c. Then choose to search automatically
d. A low COM port is good (anything less than 100 should work fine)
You may need to download the Java JDK for your computer to use the java target, which can be found here:
Please note that archived versions are out of date and may cause unexpected errors. These versions are for specific situations only. If you have not been specifically asked by KIPR staff to install an archived version, the best bet is to install the latest release above.
In order to use KISS Platform 4.2.3 you must use the KIPR Link Firmware 1.9.5 located here.