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Supported products:
All Thunderbolt 3 products from AKiTiO

FileDescriptionFile sizeLast modified
Download this file ( v1.0.0.2Thunderbolt 3 firmware viewer for Windows 10 (requires Thunderbolt Software 16.1.xx or 16.2.xx)130 kBJun 09, 2017
Download this file ( v1.0.0.3Thunderbolt 3 firmware viewer for Windows 10 (requires Thunderbolt Software 16.3.xx)132 kBJun 09, 2017


  • The Thunderbolt Software version on the computer has to be version 16.xx (e.g.
  • The firmware utility has to be used on a PC running Windows 10 when the device is connected via Thunderbolt 3.
  • This firmware is only for AKiTiO products and specifically the model(s) as mentioned above.


How to check the current firmware version

  1. Right-click on the Thunderbolt icon in your taskbar. When a Thunderbolt device is connected, this icon will appear automatically. If not, select the Start button and sroll through the program list to locate and open the Thunderbolt™ Software first. In the context menu, select Settings and then go to Details... to check the current version of your software (driver).
    thunderbolt software version
  2. Download the corresponding firmware viewer depending on the Thunderbolt Software version on your computer, save it on your local disk and unzip the file.
  3. Connect the device to your computer via Thunderbolt 3 and turn on the power.
  4. Wait until the device has been recognized by the system and then double-click on the FwViewer.exe file to open the utility.
    akitio thunderbolt3 fw viewer 01
  5. Select your Thunderbolt 3 device from the list of connected devices and it will display the current firmware version.
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  6. Click Cancel to close the window.