Choose the appropriate client for your flight sim...
vPilot is a simple, effective client designed to get new pilots flying quickly with excellent model matching so that you can see other online pilots with the correct aircraft type and livery. vPilot is probably the best choice for new members that use FSX, P3D and even the latest Microsoft Flight Simulator MSFS2020 as it is quick and easy to install and get started with.
xPilot is the newest pilot client built especially for X-Plane but with the ever familiar look and feel of vPilot.
Swift is a new pilot client for VATSIM currently undergoing open beta testing. It is compatible with all the main pilot clients and several operating systems. It is a feature-rich client but the instructions must be read. Standalone client of AFV is required.
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EuroScope (ES) is currently the most popular ATC client on the network, it is customizable and designed to simulate real-life radar software. It also features an innovative display, automatic controller coordination and a built-in simulation system.
AFV is a brand new voice system, built from the ground up with the aims of improving the clarity and intelligibility of VATSIM voice communications, minimizing latency and increasing realism.
vATIS was created to simulate the Digital ATIS (D-ATIS) system used by the FAA, right down to the voice synthesizer. Gone are the days of being interrupted while recording an ATIS. vATIS works silently alongside your favorite VATSIM radar client and automatically updates the ATIS recording.