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CDR Software Version 12.2

The CDR Software is available to download as a free reader version. Once downloaded and installed, you may activate the reader version to the full-functioning version by purchasing a one-year subscription license. It is important to keep your CDR software current so ensure you are using the latest released CDR software version. Staying current keeps you up to date with the most recently supported vehicles and ensures that imaged EDR data is being translated with the most current information provided by the auto manufacturers.

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CDR Software 12.3 coming April 2014

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- Version 12.2.1 patch

This new version of CDR includes support for 2014 - 2015 Nissan, 2015 General Motors and Mazda vehicles. Also included in this version is support for reading data from Chrysler vehicles equipped with a Pedestrian Protection Module (PPM).

Chrysler (MY2012-2014, European markets)

Added Electronic Pedestrian Protection Module (PPM) support for the following vehicles. Use F00K108516 CDR cable for direct to module imaging.

  • Dodge Journey
  • Fiat Freemont
  • Lancia Grand Voyager

Vehicles listed above with pedestrian protection systems are sold primarily in Europe. These vehicles sold into North America vehicles are not equipped.

General Motors (MY2015, US/Canada vehicles)

  • Cadillac Escalade
  • Chevrolet Silverado
  • Chevrolet Spark/Beat
  • Chevrolet Suburban
  • Chevrolet Tahoe
  • GMC Sierra
  • GMC Yukon

Mazda (MY2015, US/Canada vehicles)

  • Mazda CX-5
  • Mazda6

Nissan / Infinit (MY2014-2015, US/Canada vehicles)

  • 2014 Infiniti Q70
  • 2015 Infiniti QX80
  • 2014 Nissan Rogue
  • 2014 Nissan Leaf
  • 2014 Nissan NV Cargo & Passenger
  • 2014 Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo
  • 2015 Nissan GT-R

The CDR Reader software allows access to the current CDR software program, but DOES NOT allow you to download CDR data from supported vehicles, to add full functionality you will need to purchase a CDR software subscription and install the activation certificate.

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Download CDR Reader version 12.2, download release announcement
Released: November 2013

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CDR Software Subscription

Unleash all capabilities of the CDR software by purchasing a CDR software subscription.  Once you become a subscriber, you will be sent an Activation Certificate each time a new release of CDR software becomes available during your subscription period.  The Activation Certificate is used to turn on all capabilities of the CDR software and allow you to image crash data from supported vehicles.

NOTE: CDR software subscriptions do not include CDR hardware release updates. All CDR hardware release updates will need to be purchased separately.

Each new CDR Software release includes new capabilities and functions which enable you to access crash data from the latest passenger cars, light trucks and SUVs. As the capabilities in supported vehicles evolve software changes may be required for your CDR Tool in order to enable communication with and translate crash data from these vehicles.

CDR Software and Pricing

Below please find the current pricing for the CDR Software subscription service.

Software Subscription Part# BOSCH MSRP: Ordering
One Year CDR Software Subscription or renewal F00E900038 $899.00 per year
Price subject to change without notice at the discretion of Bosch.

To place your order by phone, please call (800) 280-7940

NOTE: You may renew an existing CDR software subscription only if the subscription has less than 2 months remaining. The renewal will extend your current subscription by one year.

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Activation Certificates

The CDR software uses an Activation Certificate to 'turn on' functions available only to subscribers. An Activation Certificate is needed for every new version of CDR software therefore, when a new software version becomes available, the Bosch License Manager System emails all current subscribers a new activation certificate along with installation instructions.

Activation certificates are obtained by purchasing or renewing software subscription. When you purchase a software subscription, you will receive an email from Bosch Diagnostics (SEE BELOW) that include the Activation Certificate file and full instructions for activating your CDR File Reader Software.

CDR Activation Certificate


The Activation Certificate has the file extension ".CTF". Activation Certificates are simple text files which include information about your subscription. Although a certificate file can be changed using a text editor, it should not be because it will become unusable for future activations if the contents of the file are changed.

Bosch recommends that subscribers keep their Activation Certificates just in case they need to reinstall their software on a new machine or deactivate software on one machine and re-activate on another. Activation certificates can only be used for CDR software versions they are created for.

View online tutorial on how to download, install and activate your CDR software.

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Computer Requirements

CDR software is currently supported on the following operating systems:

  • Windows XP (Home and Pro for PCs, 32 & 64 bit)
  • Windows Vista (32 & 64 bit)
  • Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit)
  • Windows 8 (32 & 64 bit)

Minimum PC Hardware Requirements

In order to install and run the CDR software, your PC must meet the minimum hardware requirements listed below:

  • Processor Speed: 1GHZ or faster
  • RAM: 256MB or more
  • Disk Space: 100MB or more
  • Video Resolution: 1028 x 768 or higher
  • 1 open USB port

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CDR Interface Module Compatibility

CDR Interface Module

 

 

This software version is compatible only with the blue and green metal CDR interface module marked with a CAN plus logo on its label. Other versions of the CDR module (black plastic or blue units without the CAN plus logo) are not supported and can cause the software not to function as intended.



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