The new PC Worx SRT software PLC from Phoenix Contact makes it possible to upgrade any Windows computer to a PLC. The software PLC is characterized by flexibility and ease of installation. With PC Worx SRT installed, the computer is capable of processing control programs and communicating with many different I/Os via Profinet, Modbus/TCP, and TCP/IP. A built-in web server provides visualization. Programming is facilitated using the freePC Worx Express programming tool. The software PLC provides a solution for basic automation tasks such as data logging or minor switching tasks. This is possible due to flexible I/O communication and the combination of control, visualization, programming, and any additional Windows applications within a single device.