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openOBD is described as '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)' and is an app. There are nine alternatives to openOBD for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Windows, iPad and Android Tablet. The best alternative is AndrOBD, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like openOBD are Torque, DashCommand, OBD Auto Doctor and FORScan.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD

A cross platform GUI for OBD-II interface device control. Currently supporting ELM327 devices, the app allows you to view...

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  1. AndrOBD icon

    AndrOBD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    AndrOBD allows you to use your phone/tablet to connect to your car's on-board diagnostics system via any ELM327 bluetooth adapter. Plus it's open source, as well as being completely free .Contribute to fr3ts0n/AndrOBD development by creating an account on GitHub.

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  2. Torque icon

    Torque

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android

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

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  3. DashCommand icon

    DashCommand

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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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  4. OBD Auto Doctor icon

    OBD Auto Doctor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    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. FORScan icon

    FORScan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    FORScan is a OBD2 software scanner for Ford, Mazda, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles, designed to work over ELM327 and compatible OBD2 to RS232 interpreters

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  6. IT-Effects Car Diagnostic icon

    IT-Effects Car Diagnostic

    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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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  7. OBD Car Doctor icon

    OBD Car Doctor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    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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  8. GaragePro

    • Android

    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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  9. Scan XL Obd2 icon

    Scan XL Obd2

    • Windows

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

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