XD3 Series Downloads

BrightAuthor Software

The following BrightAuthor release is suitable for BrightSign XD233 and XD1033 players. To get started with BrightAuthor, please visit the Quick Start page. You can also read the BrightAuthor User Guide, which is available on the Documentation website, and watch the Tutorial Videos to learn more about using this software application. For further assistance and to post feedback, please visit the BrightSign FAQs.

Player Firmware

Please read the Installation Instructions and visit the Demos page to download demos. If you need more information, please visit the Documentation page.

Official Releases


(Nov 19, 2018) Release Notes

Requirements: BrightSign XD233, XD1033 Firmware version 6.2.39 or later.


Firmware XD3 7.1.65

(Aug 20, 2018) Release Notes


BrightAuthor Multilingual

(Feb 6, 2017) Release Notes

Requirements: BrightSign XD233, XD1033 Firmware version 6.2.39 or later.


All BrightAuthor versions require a PC with Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10, plus Microsoft .Net Framework 4.6 or later.

Important: Please uninstall any other version of BrightAuthor before installing this version

This is the current localized version of BrightAuthor, with UI translations for the following languages: Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish.

Beta Releases

Firmware XD3 7.1.81 Beta

(Sep 17, 2018) Release Notes



About Us

BrightSign, LLC is a privately held company located in Los Gatos, California founded in 2002 by Anthony Wood, the inventor of the digital video recorder (DVR) and Roku. BrightSign is the global market leader in digital signage media players, as reported by IHS every single quarter from 2013 to present in its "Global Market for Digital Signage" research study, which publishes market share of all media players and PC-based signage solutions combined. BrightSign players are known for their signature reliability, affordability and ease-of-use by the commercial digital signage market worldwide.

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