PicoBlocks Software

Based on research from the MIT Media Lab, PicoBlocks software is highly intuitive and easy to use. To create programs, you simply snap together graphical blocks, much like LEGO bricks.

Download the Latest PicoBlocks Software

Version 1.2a of PicoBlocks software, released in April 2008, is now compatible with Intel Macs.


PicoBlocks for Windows
Download Installer for Windows XP/Vista/7 (52 MB)


If the driver does not automatically install, download the latest Windows Driver for XP/Vista/7 (2.26 MB).


PicoBlocks for Mac OSX
Download Mac installer (34 MB)


Users of Mac OS X 10.6+ will also need to download the latest Mac Driver (55 KB).


Spanish PicoBlocks for Windows
Download Spanish Installer for Windows XP, Vista, & 7 (54 MB)


To use this new software, you must have compatible "firmware" on your PicoCricket.

If your PicoCricket looks like this, it already has the correct firmware.
If your PicoCricket looks like this, you must upgrade the firmware on your PicoCricket.

To upgrade the firmware on your PicoCricket, here's what to do:

Step 1: Download and install version 1.2a of PicoBlocks software (above).
Step 2: Upgrade the firmware on your PicoCricket by following these instructions.

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