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

VCDS-Lite Beta Version

Current Version of VCDS® for customers with High-
Tech HEX, KEY, KII or Micro-CAN Series Interfaces

Copyright Notice:

VCDS is Copyright 2000-2023 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.


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.


Release Notes:


The Current version is:
Release 23.3.1
Data Version 20230421 / DS346.2
Universal Installer
for all HEX, KEY, KII and MicroCAN series interfaces
and Windows 7 or newer.

Digitally signed self-installing .EXE file ~70 MB

Also Available:
Beta 23.7
Click HERE for More Details

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

Additional handy links:

Product Revision History

Interactive On-Line Manual

We also have a 76 sheet Printable Manual that you can download.

Printable Manual (~5 MB)
Download PDF Format VCDS Manual
(Right-Click on the above link and select "Save Target As..")
You should tell your PDF reader to "Fit to Printable Area" or use similar instructions
when printing in order to make the images and text as legible as possible.

HEX-V2 Firmware Update Video HEX-V2 Firmware Update Video

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"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.