Azure Kinect Sensor SDK download
This page has the download links for each version of the Azure Kinect Sensor SDK. The installer provides all of the needed files to develop for the Azure Kinect.
Azure Kinect Sensor SDK contents
- Headers and libraries to build an application using the Azure Kinect DK.
- Redistributable DLLs needed by applications using the Azure Kinect DK.
- The Azure Kinect Viewer.
- The Azure Kinect Recorder.
- The Azure Kinect Firmware Tool.
Windows download link
When installing the SDK, remember the path you install to. For example, "C:\Program Files\Azure Kinect SDK 1.2". You will find the tools referenced in articles in this path.
You can find previous versions of Azure Kinect Sensor SDK and Firmware on GitHub.
Linux installation instructions
Currently, the only supported distribution is Ubuntu 18.04. To request support for other distributions, see this page.
sudo apt install k4a-tools
libk4a<major>.<minor>-dev package contains the headers and CMake files to build against
libk4a<major>.<minor> package contains the shared objects needed to run executables that depend on
The basic tutorials require the
libk4a<major>.<minor>-dev package. To install it, run
sudo apt install libk4a1.1-dev
If the command succeeds, the SDK is ready for use.
Change log and older versions
You can find the change log for the Azure Kinect Sensor SDK here.
If you need an older version of the Azure Kinect Sensor SDK, find it here.