In its basic version (the base licence), the impulse software may be used free of charge under the restrictions detailed below. The use of functionalities and user possibilities beyond the basic version of impulse requires an extended licence that is subject to a fee. You may, however, test these extended functionalities within the context of a test licence, thus verifying whether the software meets your requirements.
This article is based on impulse 1.8.
Signal viewer for digital (vcd) and analogue (tabular) wave files and the impulse trace format.
impulse essentials + all supported formats, external interfaces (ports), extension toolkit and productions.
impulse base + charts, diff and printing.
impulse analyze + signal editor and all output formats
|Commercial usage||5€/month + tax||15€/month + tax||25€/month + tax|
|90 days Test License||Request||Request||Request|
powerful waveform viewer and analyser tool
configuration (views, plots, serializer,..) exchange
editor for script productions and recJs files
diplays the difference of two wave files
Printing Signal Editor
create. modify and export signals
recMl/recMZ (Generic Signal Record Formats (xml/compressed))
Core Trace formats
flux/recTr Trace Record Format
Core Script format
recJs Script Record Format
VCD (Value Change Dump), TABULAR (Analog tabular format AMS)
File formats provided by the HDL feature
SCV, FST, eVCD, LXT2, VZT
File formats provided by the Spice feature
HSpice (tr0 format), NanoSim (Nsout format), Spice3 (Spice3 raw format)
File formats provided by the LOG feature
Log4j, Free pattern log formats (regular expressions),IMP ,Amalthea HTF, CSV (Comma-separated values), ...
File formats provided by the Sigrok feature
File formats provided by the Embedded/IoT feature
Reader extention toolkit
define your own formats
Signal Scripts Logic Extract Logic Combiner Member Extract Text Filter Text Extract Production Toolkit
define your own productions
Basic Signal Statistic Disclosure Toolkit
add your own stastistical information
Marker support Team support Undo/Redo
Logic Diagram Vector Diagram Line Diagram Event Diagram Log Diagram Transaction Diagram Gant Diagram Area Diagram Charts Associations (Logic, Vector, Event, Gantt) Labels (Line, Area, Gantt)
Dedicated Domain Axes
e.g., to see the total and a snippet, side by side
Signal search/filter Signal pattern search