Libraries / NDN Platform

NDN Platform releases gather together publicly supported packages and critical components for building and testing NDN applications and networks. (Version numbers of individual packages are independent of the NDN Platform version.) The most recent “bleeding edge” versions, can always be found on our github site. Please refer to mailing lists for support, and feel free to submit bugs and feature requests on our Redmine page.

Version 0.5.1

Release date: March 17, 2017


Version 0.5.0

Release date: November 2, 2016


Version 0.4.1

Release date: May 9, 2016


Version 0.4.0

Release date: January 7, 2016


Version 0.3.2

Release date: May 13, 2015


Version 0.3.1

Release date: December 23, 2014

Source code for some of the platform packages is also available here.


Version 0.3

Release date: August 25, 2014

Source code for some of the platform packages is also available here.


Version 0.3 alpha 1

Release date: February 27, 2014

This alpha release gathers together tagged versions of the components below to provide preliminary TLV wire format support.   For the most current features and bugfixes, we  recommend pulling the latest version of each from github.

  • NDNx [download v0.3] – Software router and C library implementation.
  • ndnd-tlv [download] – Software router with basic TLV (and ndnb) support.
  • NDN Common Client Libraries with TLV support
  • Javascript – NDN-JS [download v0.3] – with TLV support by default and user-selectable ndnb support.
  • C++ – NDN-CPP [download v0.4] – with TLV support by default and user-selectable ndnb support.

ndnSIM [download v0.5.1]  – NS-3 based Named Data Networking (NDN) simulator


Version 0.2

Release date: November 8, 2013


Version 0.1

Release date: August 10, 2013 This version includes tagged source code only:

NDNx is a fork of the (L)GPL’d CCNx codebase (http://ccnx.org) developed by the NDN project (http://named-data.net) that the NDN team plans to use as the basis for architecture research, as a part of a larger platform of tools.