Platforms: CORTEX, PIC (Original VEX)

Version: 3.65

Date Posted: February 17, 2015



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Note: Most VEX CORTEX Drivers are all included in the ROBOTC installer. Download the Windows 8 Prolific USB-to-Serial Driver here.


Optional Downloads

The drivers for the CORTEX Microcontroller and VEXnet Joysticks are included in the ROBOTC 3.0 installers. If, for any reason, you need to download them separately, here are the downloads:


Download Network Driver (in addition to required driver) if ROBOTC will run from a network:


Previous Versions:

For access to previous versions, please contact us (include your License ID) at

System Requirements

  • Windows® XP, Service Pack 2 or later.
  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® 8
  • Windows® 10

Hardware Needed:

Installing more than one version of ROBOTC?

ROBOTC 3.0 introduces a new and improved way of managing your ROBOTC software, designed to simplify the process of keeping all of your software up-to-date while minimizing the number of downloads and installations you must perform!


Once you have downloaded and installed any version of ROBOTC 3.x, you have everything you need (NXT and Cortex drivers excluded). No Additional downloads of ROBOTC software are required; in fact, don't try to download and install additional versions.

Click here for more instructions »

VEX Programming Driver Install and Instructions »

Note: The VEX Programming driver is built into the ROBOTC installer


Known Issues

05/06/2011 If you are using SMART Board software, it may prevent ROBOTC from being able to communicate with the Cortex. Click here for instructions on how to resolve this issue.