Pete & John Dowson's Software

Last Updated: August 28th, 2022


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

FSUIPC7 v7.3.8
for MSFS   [ONLY]

[64-bit]

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. Your existing registration details will still be applicable.

August 28th 2022.

FSUIPC6 v6.1.9
for Prepar3D Versions 4 & 5   [ONLY]

[64-bit]

Full release of FSUIPC6 (incorporating the Server for WideFS 7), for use with Prepar3D 64-bit Versions 4 and 5

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.

May 13th 2022.

FSUIPC5 v5.157
for Prepar3D Version 4   [ONLY]

[64-bit]

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]

[32-bit]

Full release of FSUIPC4 (incorporating the Server for WideFS 7), for use with FSX, FSX-SE and Prepar3D 1.4-3.4

This version supports the FSX-SE Beta build 63003, but with restricted operation. Please see the IMPORTANT notes for FSX-SE users included in the ZIP.

FSUIPC4 is not supported on any version of Windows before Windows 7, and will probably not work on such versions in any case.

Although WideServer7 is built into FSUIPC4, you will still need the WideClient from the link below. The WideServer component is enabled by a separate Registration code, which must be purchased from SimMarket (see below).

Please Note: This version works with versions 1.4-3.4 of Prepar3D, but they will not be supported in the future. Prepar3D users should move on to Version 4.

November 24th 2021.

WideFS7

Full package for WideFS7, which includes WideClient 7.160, WideCloser 1.0.2 and documentation.

WideClient Links FS utilities over a LAN, without needing to have a copy of FS on the second computer.
Note that WideFS consists of WideClient, WideServer and WideCloser. However, as WideServer is now included in FSUIPC since version FSUIPC4, it is only needed for FS2004.

FSUIPC is required. October 7th 2021.

 

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:

simMarket              simMarket              simMarket              simMarket

FSUIPC7 for MSFS

 

FSUIPC6 for P3D v4 & v5

 

FSUIPC4 for FSX and P3Dv3

 

WideFS7 for FSX, P3D and MSFS

 

Additional Free Software

MakeRwys 5.13 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.

IMPORTANT: For FS2002, FS2004 and FSX running on earlier versions of Windows than Win10 you will need version 4.70 instead:  MakeRunways_470.zip

February 21st 2022

FSUIPC WASM Module 0.5.9 + WAPI 0.5.10

FSUIPC WASM module kit for FSUIPC7. 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.
Note that this version of the WASM is only compatible with FSUIPC7 v7.3.5 and later.
May 30th 2022

FSUIPC SDK

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).
February 10th 2012.

vJoyOffsets

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 for FSX/P3D1-3, and
PFCcom64.DLL for P3D4, P3D5 and MSFS (FS2020)

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 includes
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.
July 20th 2020.
HidScanner 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:
      Name: free user
      Email: fsuipc@free.com
      FSUIPC3 KEY: Y8ZG SUWH TIQ2
      WideFS6 KEY: IUT7 DBMK 1EU1

FSUIPC 3.999z9

FSUIPC.DLL (FSUIPC3) replaces FS6IPC.DLL for use with FS2004.
September 9th 2013.

WideFS6 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

FS2004controls Documentation about FS2004's keyboard and joystick control inputs.
October 1st 2003 (17 KB)
FSUIPCRun Options
for FSUIPC 2.94 or above

FSUIPC Run Options by Jos� 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).
July 24th 2003.

AIBridge (link) AIBridge by Jos� 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 4.22 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.
December 9th 2003.

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 1.20.0.1 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.
GFDisplay 1.30 GoFlight display and indicator handler for registered FSUIPC users -
November 27th 2009.
GPSout 2.61

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.
May 8th 2013.

AutoSave 1.501 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 Jub� (User Guide for Version 2.96)
French FSUIPC Run Options Translated by Sylvain Jub�
French SDK Docs by Arnaud Dupin de Beyissat (for Advanced Users and Programmers)

FSUIPC Module French Version 2.96 by Sylvain Jub�

FS2002controls Documentation about FS2002's keyboard and joystick control inputs.
December 4th 2001
FStarRC 2.31

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).
May 8th 2013

FS2000ctls Documentation about FS2000's keyboard and joystick control inputs.
November 25th 1999
EpicLink 1.05 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
FS98ctls Documentation about FS98's keyboard and joystick control inputs.
June 2nd 1999