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PDS WITSMLstudio Desktop

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The "PDS.WITSMLstudio.Desktop" solution builds PDS WITSMLstudio Desktop, a Windows desktop application written in C# and WPF using plug-in technology that can connect to any WITSML server via SOAP or ETP. It contains the following projects:


Provides the main application user interface for PDS WITSMLstudio Desktop.


A collection of reusable components and plug-in framework.


Contains integration tests for the WITSML Browser plug-in and core functionality.


Data Producer plug-in that simulates streaming data in and out of a WITSML server.


ETP Browser plug-in to communicate with a WITSML server via ETP protocol.


Object Inspector plug-in that displays WITSML data objects with corresponding Energistics schema information.


WITSML Browser plug-in to communicate with a WITSML server via SOAP.


Unit tests for the WITSML Browser and core functionality.

Copyright and License

Copyright © 2018 PDS Americas LLC

Released under the PDS Open Source WITSML™ Product License Agreement http://www.pds.group/WITSMLstudio/OpenSource/ProductLicenseAgreement

Export Compliance

This source code makes use of cryptographic software:

  • SSL/TLS is optionally used to secure web communications

The country in which you currently reside may have restrictions on the import, possession, use, and/or re-export to another country, of encryption software. BEFORE using any encryption software, please check your country's laws, regulations and policies concerning the import, possession, or use, and re-export of encryption software, to see if this is permitted. See http://www.wassenaar.org/ for more information.

The U.S. Government Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), has classified this source code as Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) 5D002.c.1, which includes information security software using or performing cryptographic functions with symmetric and/or asymmetric algorithms.

This source code is published here:


In accordance with US Export Administration Regulations (EAR) Section 742.15(b), this source code is not subject to EAR:

  • This source code has been made publicly available in accordance with EAR Section 734.3(b)(3)(i) by publishing it in accordance with EAR Section 734.7(a)(4) at the above URL.
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