Pete & John Dowson's Software
Last Updated: February 14th, 2024
This is a consolidated list of flight sim related software produced by Pete and John Dowson, with links for downloading and purchasing, where relevant.
Please use Peter Dowson's Support Forum for all support questions. And please make good use of the Sub-Forums there, which contain much useful information and further resources.
The software available through the links on this site are, for the most part, the current official release. For interim updates refer to the Forum's Download Links subforum.
Main products for FSX, FSX-SE, MSFS and all Prepar3D Versions releases to date
Full release of FSUIPC7 (incorporating the Server for WideFS 7), for use with MSFS
Although WideServer7 is built into FSUIPC7, you still need the WideClient from the WideFS link below. The WideServer component is enabled by a separate Registration code, which must be purchased from SimMarket (see below).
Note: if you have purchased WideFS to work with FSUIPC4, FSUIPC5 or FSUIPC6, there is no need to re-purchase WideFS. Your existing registration details will still be applicable.
February 14th 2024.
Full release of FSUIPC6 (incorporating the Server for WideFS 7), for use with Prepar3D 64-bit Versions 4, 5 and 6
Although WideServer7 is built into FSUIPC6, you still need the WideClient from the WideFS link below. The WideServer component is enabled by a separate Registration code, which must be purchased from SimMarket (see below).
Note: if you have purchased WideFS to work with FSUIPC4 or FSUIPC5, there is no need to re-purchase. Your existing registration details will still be applicable.
July 27th 2023.
Full release of FSUIPC5 (incorporating the Server for WideFS 7), for use with Prepar3D 64-bit Version 4
Although WideServer7 is built into FSUIPC5, you still need the WideClient from the WideFS link below. The WideServer component is enabled by a separate Registration code, which must be purchased from SimMarket (see below).
If you have purchased WideFS to work with FSUIPC4 there is no need to re-purchase. Your existing registration details will still be applicable.
Note: This product has now been superceeded by FSUIPC6 (above). It is recommended to use FSUIPC6 where possible, although please note that registration keys for FSUIPC5 are NOT VALID for FSUIPC6.
June 28th 2020.
FSUIPC4 v4.977 [for FSX, FSX-SE and P3D 1.4-3.4]
Full release of FSUIPC4 (incorporating the Server for WideFS 7), for use with FSX, FSX-SE and Prepar3D 1.4-3.4
November 24th 2021.
Full package for WideFS7, which includes WideClient 7.160, WideCloser 1.0.2 and documentation.
To buy FSUIPC or WideFS for FSX, FSX-SE, MSFS or Prepar3D, and receive your Registration code, use the relevant link below to go to the simMarket purchase page:
Additional Free Software
|MakeRwys is a simple utility which extracts selected airport data from active scenery, basing its scan on the active SCENERY.CFG file. It produces data files for all versions of Radar Contact, for FStarRC, and for several other programs. The latest version is suitable for FS2002, FS2004, FSX, P3D and MSFS running on Windows 10.
Documentation of the data files produced is included in the ReadMe, inside the ZIP. The program is free for anyone to use as necessary to support their own data needs, as well as users of the mentioned programs.
|FSUIPC WASM Module 1.0.3 + WAPI 1.0.4
FSUIPC WASM module kit for FSUIPC7 - FOR DEVELOPERS ONLY.This includes the FSUIPC7 WASM module, the WAPI (the WASM API used to create WASM clients) and the WASMClient, a test application built using the WAPI.
|FSUIPC WASM Module 1.0.3
Standalone FSUIPC WASM module. For users who need the FSUIPC WASM module for 3rd party cloents and don't have FSUIPC7 installed. Download, unzip and copy or move the fsuipc-lvar-module folder to your MSFS Community folder.
FSUIPC Software Development Kit for versions 3.999/4.80, authored by Peter Dowson, Pelle Liljendal and Chris Brett. Contiains very large list of FS offsets as well as source code examples for C/C++, Delphi and VB. Also contains FSInterrogate. (for FS2004, Prepar3D, FSX and FSX-SE).
A utility program for linking FSUIPC Offset values to virtual joystick inputs. Requires the vJoy package provided by Shaul Eizikovitch. Authored by Peter Dowson, December 2019.
PFC DLL includes
|PFC.DLL This program is an FS2000/FS2002/FS2004/FSX/P3D driver for the COM-port connected equipment produced by PFC (Precision Flight Controls Inc.) It handles the Throttle Quadrant Console, Cirrus II, Professional Flight Console, and the Jetliner, with options such as Pedals, Avionics Stack and the Remote Instrument Controller (RIC).
January 14th 2021.
PFCHID.DLL for FSX/P3D1-3, and
PFChid64.DLL for P3D4, P3D5 and MSFS (FS2020)
|An add-on for FSUIPC3, FSUIPC4, FSUIPC5, FSUIPC6 or FSUIPC7 to drive PFC's modern USB HID devices.
January 28th 2023.
|A little program for scanning connected (or even just Registered) Joysticks and other HID (Human Interface) Devices and providing full details. It can stay running and monitor changes too, if needed.
|64-bit Module User Kit
|The 64-bit Module User Kit only.
|64-bit External User Kit
|The 64-bit External User Kit only.
FSUIPC and WideFS for FS2004
The version FSUIPC below is also compatible with the Microsoft Flight Simulator 9.1 UPDATE which was made available on October 9th 2004.
Note that FSUIPC3 and WideFS6 are no longer supported. But a free Registration is provided:
FSUIPC.DLL (FSUIPC3) replaces FS6IPC.DLL for use with FS2004.
|WideFS consists of WideServer 6.995, WideClient 7.156, and WideCloser 1.0.2.
WideFS Links FS utilities over a LAN, without needing to have a copy of FS on the second computer. Works with FS2004. FSUIPC is required. Includes TCP/IP and IPX/SPX support.
January 31st 2019.
Older Unsupported Utilities and Documents
|Documentation about FS2004's keyboard and joystick control inputs.
October 1st 2003 (17 KB)
for FSUIPC 2.94 or above
FSUIPC Run Options by Josï¿½ Oliveira, this utility allows you to set the options for running programs via FSUIPC on the FS computer (please see the FSUIPC Advanced Users Guide).
|AIBridge by Josï¿½ Oliveira, this priogram utilises the new feature in FSUIPC to inject Traffic information into the TCAS tables to add Multiplayer aircraft, so that these will show on TCAS radar displays and gauges.
|EpicInfo is an incredibly useful module for anyone using an Epic together with FS. If you have an Epic just download it without any further ado.
This version is compatible with both USB and ISA versions of the EPIC.
|GoFlight Drivers 64-bit for P3D4, P3D5 and MSFS2020
GoFlight Drivers 32-bit for FS2004, FSX and P3D1-3
|For GoFlight users. These drivers are version 2.2.21 (January 2013).
The following GoFlight devices are supported:
GF166 GF-166 Versatile Radio Panel
GF45 GF-45 Avionics Simulation Unit or GF-45PM Display Panel Module
GF46 GF-46 Multi-Mode Display Module
GFATC GF-ATC Headset Comms Panel
GFDIO GF-DIO Digital Input/Output board (needs GFDev 220.127.116.11 or later)
GFEFIS GF-EFIS Control Panel Module
GFFMC GF-FMC Flight Management Computer Module
GFLGT GF-LGT Landing Gear/Trim control module
GFLGT2 GF-LGT II Landing Gear/Trim control module
GFMCP GF-MCP Advanced Autopilot Module
GFMCPPRO GF-MCP Pro Mode Control Panel Module
GFMESM GF-MESM Multi Engine Start Module
GFP8 GF-P8 Pushbutton/LED Module
GFRP48 GF-RP48 Rotary/Pushbutton/LED Module
GFSECM GF-SECM Single Engine Aircraft Control Module
GFT8 GF-T8 Toggle Switch/LED Module
GFTPM GF-TPM Throttle/Prop/Mixture Control Module*
GFTQ6 GF-TQ6 Throttle System
GFWP6 GF-WP6 Annunciator Panel
* The TPM is currently not recognised because of missing support in GFDev.DLL, and no information available on its data formats.
July 19th 27th 2021.
|GoFlight display and indicator handler for registered FSUIPC users -
November 27th 2009.
Provides GPS style output on a COM port, for connection to FliteMap, AutoRoute, or other atlases and moving map programs which accept standard NMEA 0183 format input.
Note: For FSX this facility is part of FSUIPC4 and needs user registration.
|with FS2004 support. It will save flights ("STN" files) at regular intervals, so you can retry that crashed landing or quickly recover from other problems.
Note: For FSX this facility is part of FSUIPC4 and needs user registration.
December 24th 2004 (released Jan 2nd 2006).
|Older non-English FSUIPC Documentation
French Docs by Fabrice Erdinger , Philippe Durand, and Sylvain Jubï¿½ (User Guide for Version 2.96)
FSUIPC Module French Version 2.96 by Sylvain Jubï¿½
|Documentation about FS2002's keyboard and joystick control inputs.
December 4th 2001
This package provides Jeppesen FliteStar/FliteMap (version 8 or 9) with a way to generate plans for FS2000/2002/FS2004, and .apl input files for direct use in JDTLLC's Radar Contact (all versions from 99 through 2.2 and including the current version 3).
|Documentation about FS2000's keyboard and joystick control inputs.
November 25th 1999
|EpicLink allows you to link multiple EPIC installations on a LAN, under Windows control and using the IPX/SPX protocol. Includes the latest Epic.Vxd July 2000. For ISA EPIC cards only
|Documentation about FS98's keyboard and joystick control inputs.
June 2nd 1999