CMD Flash is a popular loading program in Europe which allows to tune a great number of vehicles of various brands. Its characteristic features are a considerable carlist and regular update of supported ECUs.
It was the first tool to support DCM3.7, SIMOS10, and many other ECUs via the diagnostic connector. Despite the fact that the general coverage of CMD Flash is less than that of KESS II by Alientech, it could be the ideal choice for those who work with the newest VAG and BMW vehicles.
CMD Flash software is user friendly and has self-explanatory user interface. CMD Flash requires Internet connection. Before any operation checksums, the digital signatures, and power voltage are checked. It is possible to recover most of the ECUs after the failure or flashing of a bad file.
Reading and flashing via the diagnostic connector
The Slave-version of the tool is designed to arrange the work of a few tuners (a network of representatives) and differs from the Master version by the encrypted format in which reading and flashing are done. A Slave tool is linked to a Master one and the Slave owner is supposed to contact their Master owner to get a modified file.
CMD Flash is a hardware and software solution which includes:
The tool is purchased together with the necessary licenses and connecting cables.
The purchased licenses are provided with free update subscription and technical support during the first year. Later the subscription is to be renewed every year. If the subscription has not been renewed, the tool stops functioning. The subscription can be renewed any time after any pause in usage. In order to get all the updates released since the subscription expired one has to pay for the whole period.