SPARKvue Update

Update your existing SPARKvue software to the latest released version.

Want more info on SPARKvue?  See the SPARKvue software page for full details.

Note:  This update is for Windows and Mac computer users. For iPad, iPhone, Android tablet, Chromebook or SPARK Element users, your updates will be handled via direct notification and installation on your device.

Windows Update

Windows Download

Mac Update

  • Filename: SPARKvue-Update-
  • Filesize: 145 MB
  • Version: 2.6.0

Mac Download

About this download

  • The most recent version is 2.6.0 for Mac and Windows released on 12/23/2016
  • This update is intended for users who have a licensed version of SPARKvue and who are using Mac or Windows computers
  • The update is free from any previous version of SPARKvue
  • Updating SPARKvue will not alter or delete any of your saved work

What's new in this version

  • Improved creation and editing of user entered data in tables
  • Support for the Smart Gate auxillary port
  • Added ability connect to Ohaus balances
  • Different sensing elements of wireless sensors can now be turned on or off
  • Irradiance and PAR now available as calculated measurements for the Wireless Light Sensor
  • Several resolved issues and bug fixes
  • And more

See the full release notes for SPARKvue 2.6.0

System Requirements

To run the latest version of SPARKvue

Windows 7 or later Mac OS X v 10.8.5 or later
1 GHz Processor An Intel Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7 or Xeon Processor
200 MB available disk space 200 MB available disk space

1024 x 768 or greater resolution

1024 x 768 or greater resolution

Highlights of previous major releases:

Enhancements included in SPARKvue Version 2.5

  • Support for the new wireless sensors (Smart Cart, Voltage, Current, and Light)
  • Allows independent Sampling Rates for different sensors
  • Support for remote Data Logging for wireless sensors
  • The ability to export data to a single csv file
  • You can now capture and share data display snapshot images
  • Allows the use of share sheets on mobile platforms
  • The ability to rename runs of data
  • File size reduction for the Chromebook app to allow easier installation
  • Several Resolved Issues

See the full release notes for version 2.5.0

Enhancements included in SPARKvue Version 2.4

  • Support for the wireless Temperature, Force/Acceleration, Pressure and pH sensors
  • Support for the AirLink USB/Bluetooth® interface 
  • Several resolved issues

Read the Full Release Notes for 2.4.0

Enhancements included in SPARKvue Version 2.3:

  • Support for the new 550 Universal Interface including new scope and signal generator displays for use with this interface.
  • Several resolved issues

Enhancements included in SPARKvue Version 2.1:

  • In addition to collecting data on your own iPad, SPARKvue now supports live sharing of sensor data with anyone else--on any other iPad, tablet, Mac or Windows computer.
  • Now available for Chromebooks
  • Supports PASCO’s new Optical Dissolved Oxygen sensor

 Enhancements included in SPARKvue Version 2.0

  • Modernized User Interface
  • New assessment options include multiple choice, drop-down lists and free text
  • New lab authoring capabilities
  • Now embed video files in SPARKlabs
  • Cloud-based sharing with services such as Google Drive, Dropbox, and more
  • Bluetooth support on Mac and Windows