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FORScan Alternatives

FORScan is described as 'OBD2 software scanner for Ford, Mazda, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles, designed to work over ELM327 and compatible OBD2 to RS232 interpreters' and is an app. There are eight alternatives to FORScan for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Windows, iPad and Linux. The best alternative is Torque, which is free. Other great apps like FORScan are DashCommand, openOBD, OBD Auto Doctor and IT-Effects Car Diagnostic.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

FORScan is a OBD2 software scanner for Ford, Mazda, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles, designed to work over ELM327 and...

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  1. Torque icon


    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    11 alternatives to Torque 

    View live OBD engine data on your Android phone - Connect to your vehicle ECU

    Fully customisable dashboard screens - Design your own layouts and custom dials, use your own themes

    Retrieve Fault Codes (DTCs) and clear Check Engine lights - View fault descriptions using the built.

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    Easy to use, easy to customize. Will work with most cheap ELM clones from China.

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  2. DashCommand icon


    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    11 alternatives to DashCommand 

    DashCommand is an app for your car. It turns your iPhone/iPad/iPod into an advanced display for your engine data.

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  3. openOBD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    9 alternatives to openOBD 

    A cross platform GUI for OBD-II interface device control. Currently supporting ELM327 devices, the app allows you to view and clear error codes, and view live data from the ECU. Packages available for Windows and Linux (deb or rpm)

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    Last codebase update was in 2013

  4. OBD Auto Doctor icon

    OBD Auto Doctor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    12 alternatives to OBD Auto Doctor 

    Clear check engine light (MIL), read diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs), monitor engine performance and save money with OBDAutoDoctor OBD car diagnostic software.

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  5. IT-Effects Car Diagnostic icon

    IT-Effects Car Diagnostic

    • iPhone
    • iPad
    8 alternatives to IT-Effects Car Diagnostic 

    This app turns your iPhone,iPad or iPod into an advanced car diagnostic tool. Want to know why the check engine light keeps going on? Check it with Car Diagnostic. Want to monitor speed, fuel consumption, RPM, engine temperature as you drive? Do it with Car Diagnostic.

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    Scan XL Obd2

    • Windows
    9 alternatives to Scan XL Obd2 

    ScanXL is an advanced diagnostic software package for the professional auto mechanic or a serious do-it-yourselfer.

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  7. GaragePro

    • Android
    11 alternatives to GaragePro 

    Garage Pro connects you to your car through an CaRPM scanner that is plugged into a port located below your car's steering panel. The Garage Pro mobile app connects to this scanner via Bluetooth and gathers data about the car's problems in real time.

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    OBD Car Doctor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    11 alternatives to OBD Car Doctor 

    Reads real-time and stored parameters from ECU of OBD-II compliant cars. Support data reading PID's from cars with 2 and more ECU.

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