Diagnostic Software for VW-Audi Group Cars 881 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale PA 19446, USA

VCDS (non-Lite) VCDS Beta Version

VCDS-Lite for all 3rd party and "Dumb" Interfaces on 2005 or older VAG cars

Copyright Notice:

VCDS-Lite is Copyright 2012 by Ross-Tech LLC / Uwe M. Ross. All rights are reserved.
De-compilation, disassembly, reverse-engineering, alteration, use as a reference tool for the purpose of developing a product with similar functionality, and re-distribution in any form without the prior written consent of the author is prohibited.

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.


By downloading this software, you acknowledge that this Program is provided "as is" and "with all faults, defects and errors" and that all use of the Program is at your own full risk.; ; It has been extensively tested, but we cannot guarantee it will work correctly with every system in every car.; We will make our best effort to fix any bugs and to enhance the program, but we specifically disclaim any liability for damage to your computer or your car, and we do not promise; to have any particular enhancements available on any specific date.


Note to registered users updating from older versions: Release Notes:


VCDS-Lite Release 1.2
Published 19. November 2012

Digitally Signed, Self-Installing EXE File ~1.5MB

Includes the VC-Scope and TDI Timing Checker "Plug-Ins"

Additional handy links:

Click here for the Interactive Demo/Manual

Firmware Update Video

Contact Privacy Accessibility

Unless otherwise noted, all content on this site is Copyright (c) 2000-2021 by Ross-Tech LLC. All rights reserved.
"VCDS", "VCDS-Mobile" and "HEX-NET" are Registered Trademarks of Ross-Tech, LLC.
Ross-Tech is not affiliated with the Volkswagen Group in any way.