Open Source software for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition

Scada-LTS is an Open Source, web-based, multi-platform solution for building your own SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisiton) system.

It comes bundled with many years of experience in real-world SCADA applications for Energy, Water Distribution, Manufacturing Plants, Home Automation, Laboratories... you name it!

Scada-LTS includes everything you need to get started in a few minutes: Communication Protocols, the data acquisition engine, Alarms & Events, HMI Builder and much more.

Our goal is to provide a rock-solid solution for mission-critical applications, while sharing knowledge and benefitting from an international and ever-growing community.

Technical Specifications

Software Architecture

  • Developed in Java - Server will run in any Architecture (PC/Mac/Linux)
  • Released in .WAR (multi-platform) and Windows Installer
  • User interface runs from a standard web-browser. No client installation needed.
  • SOAP and REST APIĀ“s for custom integration.

Standard Features

  • Data Acquisition Engine (for many popular pushed and polled protocols)
  • Watchlist - see datapoints updating in realtime
  • Datasources and Datapoint Hierarchies - organize your data
  • Graphical Views Builder (also known as HMI: Human-Machine Interface)
  • Data Reports with charts
  • User-based access with detailed permission settings
  • Scripting Engine for on-the-fly value calculations, setpoints and commands issuing
  • Multi-language with English, Portuguese, Spanish... and more coming

Communication Protocols

  • Modbus TCP/IP
  • DNP3
  • IEC 101
  • OPC DA 2.0
  • ASCII Serial and File readers
  • HTTP Listeners
  • HTTP Receivers (Get/Post) with REGEX parser
  • SQL Connectors (pull data from legacy SCADA databases and other systems)
  • ... and more coming

Parameters and license

Price Free (GPL license)
Annual Maintenance Fee None
# of Data Points Unlimited
User Connections Unlimited
Protocols All supported (no restrictions)
Creating a data warehouse Optional (to order)


Check Scada-LTS documentation on github


Scada-LTS forum on Stack Overflow - Feel free to ask questions


See Scada-LTS on YouTube



Scada-LTS.war file - version

Download      Changelog

Scada-LTS Docker hub file

Download      Installation Guide