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C-API on Robot Controller

Good day everyone.
Is it still possible to make customized C program for the UR controller?

Before, there were 3 ways of controlling the robot.
1. GUI (Polyscope)
2. UR Script
3. C-API

Starting from version SW3.3…UR removed C-API.
And it’s hard to find a reference/information about it now.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. :slight_smile:

Hi @dean-m,

You’re right that it’s no longer supported, but a lot of the same functionality can be achieved using the RTDE interface. What is it that you’re looking to do?

https://www.universal-robots.com/how-tos-and-faqs/how-to/ur-how-tos/real-time-data-exchange-rtde-guide-22229/

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