Can you download VCDS for free?
The unregistered shareware version of VCDS-Lite is free for non-commercial use, but no support of any kind is available. Use in a commercial environment requires registration.
How do I install Ross-Tech VCDS?
- Download the current version of VCDS.
- Allow VCDS to install itself, but please do not install it in the \Program Files\ tree!
- Plug your Ross-Tech USB Interface to your PC’s USB port.
- The New Hardware Found Wizard should appear:
- On the screen above, click “Locate and install driver software (recommended)”
How do I start VCDS?
start the VCDS from the shortcut icon on your computer and the main screen will appear. It will show all the options that are available. Plug the cable into the car and to the laptop and turn the ignition on. Go to the options menu and it will show the tab port and protocol options.
Does Vcds work on BMW?
It offers full functionality for all American and Japanese makes, and it is also capable of doing all VAG-COM functions on a VW/Audi. BMW and Mercedes coverage isn’t great though, and they offer absolutely no coverage for any other Euro makes.
How do I download using Vcds?
- Download the self-installing distribution file available below.
- Run it and follow the prompts to allow it to install itself.
- The installer will prompt you if you wish to see a PDF of installation instructions.
- You must install VCDS on your PC’s hard disk!
Is VAG-COM free?
VCDS is the new name for vag-com’s software. It is FREE to download and will work as a full version with the ross-tech cable, hence why purchasing “vag-com cables” off of eBay isn’t a good idea…
What is VAG KKL?
The VAG KKL USB Interface is a cost effective diagnostics and reprogramming tool compatible with the ISO9141 and KWP2000 communication protocols found on many vehicles and motorcycles and is compatible with a wide range of 3rd party diagnostic software.
What versions of Windows does VCDs work on?
Earlier versions of Windows such as 2000, XP, and Vista might still work, but we no longer consider them supported. VCDS does not work on Windows 10 running in “S mode”, because “S mode” prevents software from being installed from any source other than the Microsoft Store.
Can I use releaserelease with any Ross-tech interface?
Release 21.9 must be used with a licensed Ross-Tech interface. That includes all genuine HEX-, KEY-, KII-, or Micro-CAN series Interface of interfaces. It does not work with any third-party interfaces or some of the older “low-tech” interfaces we made and sold before 2004. interface upgrade program.
Which VCDs interfaces are supported with 2019 model cars?
All model-year 2019 and newer cars require one of our current interfaces. Although this Release of VCDS still supports every interface Ross-Tech has sold since 2004, none of our legacy interfaces such as the HEX+CAN and Micro-CAN will work with 2019 model cars.
Can I install VCDs-Lite on Windows RT?
Windows RT runs on devices with ARM (instead of x86) CPUs and normal Windows programs like VCDS-Lite simply do not work on them. If allowed to install in the default location, it should not interfere with an existing Ross-Tech software on your PC.