Download Distance 4.1

Please read the Use Agreement below before downloading.

Before installing Distance 4.1, we recommend you read the latest release notes.

Use Agreement

As a user of this software, you are entitled to copy the program and its associated components for your own or your local institutions use (e.g., university, laboratory, department, research center). You are not allowed to distribute this software under the name Distance or any other name, singly or as part of a package, from which you derive any reimbursement.

Distance contains components and uses technology from many sources: Compaq Computer Corp., ComponentOne Inc., Data Dynamics Inc., Desaware Inc., ESRI, Farpoint Software Inc., IMSL Inc., Microsoft Corp., Polar Software, Sheriden Software Inc. The authors of these components retain copyright over them; however they should not be held responsible for the contents or use of this program, nor should they be contacted with regards to any problems with its use.

We, and our respective agencies, make no warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this software and its fitness for any particular purpose. In no event will we be liable for indirect or consequential damages, including, without limitation, loss of income or use of information.


We are no longer offering the option to download previous versions of Distance from the website, please e-mail us if you require an installation file for a previous version of Distance.

The D41setup.exe file contains Distance 4.1 and is about 15.5 MB in size.

Once you have downloaded the file, simply run it to launch the setup program, and then follow the instructions displayed on your screen.

Important Note: If you are running Distance 4.1 on Windows 2000, Distance will not work properly unless you have Windows Script 5.6 installed. This software is available free from Microsoft or you can get a copy stored on the Distance web site: scripten.exe.

Additional information

  • Known Problems and Workarounds in Distance 4.1 Release 2
  • Resolved Problems and New Features in Distance 4.1 Release 2
  • Distance 4 downloads:
    • Windows Script 5.6: Download and install this if you are running Distance 4.1 on Windows 2000, or in some cases on XP. See Known Problems, problems #198 and #246, for more information. If this copy of scripten.exe doesn’t work on your computer, or you want a non-English language version, go to the Scripting page of the Microsoft web site and download the appropriate version of Windows Script 5.6 for your operating system and language.
    • Updated Toolbar component: Download and install this if you are running Distance 4.1 Release 2 or earlier, and are experiencing an error “Invalid bands collection index” when you open a new maximized window in Distance. See known problem #296.