Software Updates

CDS Link

Latest version of CDS Link for configuring CoPilot 2,  Informer 2, Commander 3v, original CoPilot and Informer.

  • Includes latest USB Drivers ver. 2.8.30 for all systems up to and including WIN 7
  • Includes latest SSI Models file to support all current SSI configurations.
cdsl71.zip (224 downloads)

USB Drivers

USB drivers for connecting CDS devices to your Windows system.

CDM21218_Setup.zip (181 downloads)

CDS Software Release 7

with Track Master Version 6
CDS Software Release 7 with Track Master Version 6 is now available on CD. (Call your local rep for a CD). CDS Link is available to download here, along with USB drivers compatible with Windows 8 and 10.  All of our software is fully compatible with 64 bit Vista and Win7, Windows 8/10 compatibility is in beta testing and will be released Q3 2016.

Features

Track Master Version 6 is fully compatible with the latest windows versions including 64 bit Vista and WIN7. Here are some of the key features:

  • Complete compatibility with 64 bit systems and faster program operation.
  • Changes in our licensing permit a single user to install Track Master on 2 machines.
  • Perpetual version updates at no extra charge as long as you maintain your license.
  • Installation and file locations changed to eliminate “file and folder permissions” problems under Vista.
  • Automated import of your existing data and files when updating.
  • Updated USB drivers for 64 bit. Windows 8 and 10 USB drivers also available, with limited compatibility.
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FAQ

How is the Software License handled?

We have gone to a software-based licensing system. To activate your software license,  email your registration code and serial number to: tmregister@competitiondata.com and an activation code will be emailed to you..

Can I run Track Master before I receive the activiation code?

YES. You have up to 45 days to register and receive your code. Durring that 45 days the software is fully functional.

Can I install and run Track Master on more than 1 PC?

YES. A single user license entitles you to install and run TM on 2 PCs.

How much does the upgrade cost?

If you are a registered user of Track Master version 5.4 the most you will pay for a 1 year license is $185.(see table below).

What does the license include?

It includes the activation codes to run the software on 2 PCs PLUS version updates (at no additional charge) for as long as your license is active.

Does the license expire?

Yes. Licenses are issued for 1 or 2 years (see table below) and are renewable at the nominal cost of $50 per year or $75 for an unlimited license, which includes support and all program updates.

Do I have to update to Track Master Ver 6?

Of course not. You can continue to run TM version 5.4 or whatever version you have. Versions prior to 6 continue to require the hardware dongle and are not compatible with 64 bit machines.

What about CDS Link?

The latest version of CDS Link is always available for download from our web site at no charge and without registration.

Licensing Situation Guide

I have a Track Master Ver. 6 license. When I run the program I see a notice saying that my license will expire soon.

Your Ver. 6 license term is about to expire. Please contact the factory at: (205) 948-7317 or email tmregister@competitiondata.com to renew. The charge for a support renewal is $50 per year or $75 for an unlimited one machine license. Support includes all released version upgrades within the term of the license.

I purchased a full version of Track Master within the past 2 years.

Your cost is $35 to have a CD mailed to you. Your license and update subscription will be good for 1 year.

I am a registered user of Track Master version 5.4 (last version to use the “dongle”)

Your cost is $185 to have a CD mailed to you. Your license and update subscription will be good for 1 year.

I am not a registered user of Track Master version 5.4 or have an older version.

You will need to purchase a full version license. Pricing for the various options is on ourPrice List. Your license and update subscription will be good for 2 years.

I am planning to purchase a new CDS system. What license will I get with it?

All new CDS Systems shipped after 8/1/2010 come with a 2 year Track Master license and update subscription.