BMW ISTA-P ICOM A2 Free Download

Here is the newest BMW software ISTA-P to free download for all ICOM, ICOM A2, or ICOM A3 users. Free download:BMW_ISPI_ISTA-P_SYS_3.58.2.001.msi (free but not tested)BMW_ISPI_ISTA-P_DAT_3.58.2.001.istap (free but not tested)

ISTA-D 3.54.12 ISTA-P (test OK & work well with icom a2 emulator)


*** Importan notes for ISTA-P

  1. Important notes
    1.1. Vehicle treatment
    1.1.1. Programming aborts under Windows 10
    When programming Ethernet control units using ISTA/P on computers running Windows 10 as the operating system, programming aborts can occur.

Background: ISTA/P is presently not compatible with the Windows 10 operating system and has also not been approved for Windows 10.

Affected vehicles: In F-series, the control unit NBT_Evo. For G11, G12, the following Ethernet control units are affected: NBT, ATM, FRR, SAS, ICAM, KAFAS, RSE, KOMBI

Measure/workaround: Do not update to Windows 10.

1.1.6. Incorrect pop-up on invalid IP address during programming
During vehicle handling with ISTA/P an incorrect pop-up with notice of an invalid IP address can appear. If an incorrect pop-up is displayed, it can be ignored and the session may be continued.
The pop-up only appears correctly for the following series: F20, F21, F22, F23, F30, F31, F32, F33, F34, F35 with multimedia platform (CHAMP2) or Car Information Computer (CIC)

3. New faults in ISTA/P
3.1. Programming
3.1.1. Programming Head Unit CICR takes a very long time
Fault description: Programming vehicles with CICR using ICOM Next takes a very long time.

Model series affected: E60, E61, E63, E64, E70, E71, E72, E81, E82, E84, E87, E88, E89, E90, E91, E92, E93

Measure/workaround: Please use an ICOM A1 or ICOM A2 diagnostic tool.
Fault corrected by: Pending


*** Update news of ISTA-D 3.54.12 ISTA-P

New feature 1

ISTA+ as the new name

ISTA+ is the new name of ICOM software, instead of ISTA-D (Rheingold)



New feature 2

Add 2016 7 series G11, G12 cars

2016-ISTA+-update-2 2016-ISTA+-update-3 2016-ISTA+-update-4


(G12 new models)


(740Li EUR, USA)


(740Li EUR)


New feature 3

Support BMW made in USA.

BMW USA cannot be supported at BMW 4S shop, so these BMW cars made in USA can only be diagnosed and programmed with 2016 ISTA+ with icom a2.