APEX™ Software

APEX™ is EDAX's intuitive and user-friendly 64-bit software program for the collection and analysis of Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) data and the compositional characterization of materials. APEX™ ensures high-quality, accurate results and increased productivity with its easy-to-use interface, live-time graphical display, and simultaneous review mode analysis.
APEX™ Software
Ease of Use
APEX™ CompoMap showing separated P K and Zr L overlapping peaks
APEX™ CompoMap showing separated P K and Zr L overlapping peaks.
  • Intuitive, user-friendly interface for easy operation for all user levels
  • Data acquisition and reporting in as little as one mouse click
  • Automation of routine tasks for quick and easy analysis
  • Selectable color scheme to match the Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) interface or user preferences
  • Display configuration options to show data according to user preferences
  • Ability to resize and arrange data windows according to user requirements


APEX™ element color selector window
APEX™ element color selector window.
  • Simultaneous Live and Review Mode
  • Easy to Interpret Data
  • Smart Quant
  • Multipoint Analysis
  • Data Management and Reporting
  • Linescan Acquisition
  • EDS CPS Mapping
  • CompoMaps (Live Net Mapping)
  • Drift Correction
  • Advanced Reporting
  • Dynamic Element Mapping
  • Spectrum Match (optional)
  • Smart Materials and Minerals Library (optional)
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