versions contain new features and functions that have not yet
been as fully tested as have Release versions. If you use a
Beta, you may find bugs or problems and you are expected to
report them to Ross-Tech so that we can fix them before making a
Beta 21.7.1 includes the
Preliminary support for MY 2022 cars.
Completely revised and
revamped ASAM/ODX Data (DS 329)
... and changes to the VCDS software needed to accommodate
Many small, behind-the-scenes fixes and enhancements.
Support for the use of Off-Line SFD tokens.
... Tokens must still be obtained from VAG's servers, requiring access via their
portal for the local market and appropriate credentials, but these tokens can now
be used directly in VCDS:
Beta 21.7 works only with Ross-Tech's current
HEX-NET and HEX-V2 interfaces.
It will not work with any of our older, legacy
Support for legacy interfaces
will be included again in the next Release version.
HEX-NET and HEX-V2 interfaces
must be set to the Beta channel using VCIConfig.
CB v0.4548 or higher is required to use this version of
Beta channel for your interface can be selected on the Advanced tab in VCIConfig.
Updating your interface will not affect compatibility with
previous versions of VCDS.
Default installation location
If allowed to install to
its default location, it will not overwrite or interfere
with the use of Release 21.3.
Works on Windows 7 and newer,
including Windows 10.
Either 32 or 64 bit versions of
Windows are fully supported. It might still work on XP
as well, but we no longer consider any version of Windows
older than 7 to be "supported."
The Copyright Notice,
Disclaimer, and Instructions posted on our
main download page apply to this version as well.
Data Version 20210706 /
self-installing .EXE file ~56 MB