Hosting Virtual COM Ports

Virtual Serial Port Driver is a serial port control by Eltima Software. The software provides emulation of virtual serial ports and pairs the available serial ports through a virtual null-modem cable. Two applications paired with this software are enabled to exchange data. Every data on each ports appears for convenient viewing in computer’s device manager, at the same time the COM ports emulating their intended settings and running processes. Users are able to create virtual ports without worrying about shortage of serial ports and physical hardware crowding. The software’s next advantage is its capability to be integrated with technologies like ActiveX, DDL and Core level utility. 

Create virtual serial port pairs with VSPD

Virtual Serial Port Driver is a virtual serial port kit that creates pairs of virtual COM ports at the PC. Using these ports various serial applications can connect with each other and transfer data via virtual null-modem cable. The data written to one virtual COM port can be instantly read from the other.The pairs of virtual serial ports created in VSPD by Eltima behave as they were real ones.

The main goal of Virtual Serial Port Driver by Eltima Software is creating virtual COM port pairs. Virtual serial ports created in VSPD behave as if they were real ports and are taken for the real ones with the serial applications. Via these ports serial applications can communicate with each other and transfer data via virtual null-modem cable. The data written to one virtual serial port can be instantly read from the other. Virtual serial ports created in VSPD support all serial port settings, strict baudrate emulation, HandFlow control and signal lines. After virtual COM port pair was created, one can see these ports in Device manager, moreover these ports are available automatically at system startup, even prior to logon. Virtual Serial Port Driver is available in a GUI version as well as a driver version with API for those who are going to use it in their own product.


  • Emulate serial port pairs to null-modem cable
  • Create many virtual port pairs
  • Minimize hardware crowding and physical shortage of serial ports
  • Comes with easy to use interface


  • May not be updated
  • All programs working with every ports should work with custom port names
  • Requires knowledge of C++, Delphi and other programming language
  • More features available at Pro version

Older versions

User reviews about Virtual Serial Port Driver

  • Spencer Krit

    by Spencer Krit

    VSPD provides pairs of virtual COM ports that are linked via a nullmodem connetion. You can then use your favorite terminal application or whatever yo More

  • Lindsey Parrish

    by Lindsey Parrish

    It's a really good app! I haven't got a physical serial port on a laptop, so I find out helpful that via this soft, I can emulate a null modem connect More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    helpful for work with virtual COM ports!.
    we started to use it for daily work with serial ports in our office.

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Optional Software to Connect virtual COM port.
    Among similiar software, VSPD is really good. It offers a lot of features.


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