Programming Guides

The table below lists all of the currently available programming guides and indicates. To view a programming guide, click on the document title. To save a copy of a programming guide, right-click on the document title and choose “Save Target As…”.
The programming guides are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader to be installed before they can be viewed.
The programming guides are also included in the FTDI Knowledgebase.


Document Title Revision Comments
FT260 User Guide 1.1 User Guide for FT260
LibFT260 User Guide 1.3 User Guide for LibFT260
D3XX Programmer’s Guide 1.7 Lists functions available in FTD3XX.DLL
D2XX Programmer’s Guide 1.5 Lists functions available in FTD2XX.DLL
Java D2XX for Android User Manual 1.0 Lists functions available in Java D2XX API for Android
LibMPSSE-I2C User Guide 1.4 User Guide for LibMPSSE-I2C.DLL
FTCJTAG Programmer’s Guide 1.2 Lists functions available in FTCJTAG.DLL
LibMPSSE-SPI User Guide 1.2 Lists functions available in LibMPSSE-SPI.DLL
FTChipID Programmer’s Guide 1.1 Lists functions available in FTChipID.DLL
SafeGuard-IT Programmer’s Guide 1.0 Lists functions available in SafeGuard-IT Programmer’s Guide
Vinculum Firmware User Manual 2.05 Vinculum (VNC1L) firmware manual
Vinculum Firmware Tools User Manual 1.0 Guide for Vinculum (VNC1L) firmware tools
FT31XD Programmers Guide 1.1 Programming API to support FT311D / FT312D
FT4222 Library User Guide 1.6 User guide for LibFT4222

Please note that FTDI have not produced a programmer’s guide for VCP drivers due to the large amount of documentation available from Microsoft on serial communication. Please refer to our Related Links page for more information.