Installation Guides

The table below lists all of the currently available installation guides and indicates which Operating System the documents are relevant to. To view an installation guide, click on the document title. To save a copy of installation guides, right-click on the document title and choose “Save Target As…” or “Save Link As…”.

All of the installation guides are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader (or equivalent) to be installed before they can be viewed.

Please note that application notes are listed as being relevant to families of devices:

Document Title Revision Comments

D3XX Installation Guide
1.0 Driver installation under Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 (for both 32 bit and 64 bit)

Windows 10 Installation Guide
1.0 Driver installation under Windows 10

Windows 8 Installation Guide
1.0 Driver installation under Windows 8

Windows 7 Installation Guide
1.1 Driver installation under Windows 7

Mac OS X Installation Guide
1.3 Driver installation under Mac OS X

Linux Driver Installation Guide
2.0 FTDI Drivers Installation Guide for Linux

Windows CE Installation Guide
1.0 Driver installation under Windows CE


Windows Vista Installation Guide
1.0 Driver installation under Windows Vista

Windows XP Installation Guide
1.0 Driver installation under Windows XP

Windows 2000 Installation Guide
2.0 Driver installation under Windows 2000

Windows 98 Installation Guide
1.0 Driver installation under Windows 98.  Also relevant to Windows ME

D2XX WinRT Guide
1.0 User Guide for the WinRT Driver

Windows CE Driver Catalog Item Usage
1.0 Driver Installation with CAT files under Windows CE