The Newbound protocol software is free for non-commercial use.
If you would like to sell something with the Newbound protocol in it, or use it at work, please purchase the appropriate number of commercial licenses
or contact us
for a volume discount.
Use of this software is subject to Newbound's Terms and Conditions as well as the Developer Terms of Service posted on this site. If you cannot agree to those terms, DO NOT USE OUR SOFTWARE. Sorry.
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The Newbound protocol software is distributed as an executable source archive.
DOWNLOAD ZIP FILE
The Newbound Network is compatible with any JDK 1.6 or later.
We recommend OpenJDK
for Linux systems and Oracle's JDK
for Windows and Mac.
To launch from the Desktop, just extract the zip archive and double-click the appropriate launcher for your Operating System.
The first time you run it you will need to right-click on it to launch.
The first time you run it you will need to confirm that you actually want to run it.
The first time you run it you will first need to change the permissions on it to executable.
chmod a+x newboundnetwork.sh ./newboundnetwork.sh
To launch from the command line, navigate to the folder you extracted the Newbound software to and type:
mkdir bin cd src javac -d ../bin Startup.java java -cp ../bin Startup