Virtual COM Port Drivers
This page contains the VCP drivers currently
available for FTDI devices.
For D2XX Direct drivers, please click
Installation guides are
available from the
Installation Guides page of the
Documents section of this site for
selected operating systems.
Virtual COM port (VCP) drivers cause the USB device to appear as an
additional COM port available to the PC. Application software can
access the USB device in the same way as it would access a standard COM
This software is provided by Future Technology Devices
International Limited ``as is'' and any express or implied warranties,
including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability
and fitness for a particular purpose are disclaimed. In no event shall
future technology devices international limited be liable for any
direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential
damages (including, but not limited to, procurement of substitute goods
or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption)
however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract,
strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in
any way out of the use of this software, even if advised of the
possibility of such damage.
FTDI drivers may be used only in
conjunction with products based on
drivers may be distributed in any form as long as license information is
If a custom vendor ID and/or product ID or description
string are used, it is the responsibility of the product manufacturer to
maintain any changes and subsequent WHQL re-certification as a result of
making these changes.
Currently Supported VCP Drivers:
*includes the following versions of the Windows operating system:
Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows
Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 8/8.1.
NOTE: Microsoft have ended support for certifying XP and VISTA through their WHCK test program. As such current builds will still work on XP and VISTA but are not Microsoft certified.
*Also, as Windows 8 RT is a closed system not allowing for 3rd party driver installation our Windows 8 driver will not support this variant of the OS. You must use the Windows RT build for this platform
**includes the following versions of Windows CE 4.2-5.2 based operating
systems: Windows Mobile 2003, Windows Mobile 2003 SE, Windows Mobile 5,
Windows Mobile 6, Windows Mobile 6.1 ,Windows Mobile 6.5
No Longer Supported: