FSX Pro Studio Download and Installation Guide

  • System Requirements

    Foresight Sport's FSX Pro Studio has the following minimum PC requirements. We strongly recommend having a system with these minimums to effectively install, load and play FSX Pro Studio:

    PC System Requirements: 

    • Operating System: 64 Bit Windows 10 or greater
      • not supported: iOS, Linux
    • Processor: 7th Gen or greater Intel i5, i7, and i9 processors
      • not recommended: AMD CPU
    • Memory/RAM: 8GB system memory
      • recommended: 16GB+ for Swing Camera/Swing Catalyst use
    • Video Card: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 or greater
      • recommended for Quality/Optimal Performance: GeForce RTX 3070ti/3080/3090
      • not supported: Nvidia Quadro, AMD GPU

    We also recommend the following:

    Microsoft .NET framework 3.5 and 4.5.2

    It is recommended that before you start you also optimize your Nvidia Graphics card by following our https://www.foresightsports.com/nvidia-graphics-card-settings.

    (skip step 3 in the Nvidia Instructions if this option is not present).

  • Installation Step-By-Step

    1. Visit the following link to begin downloading FSX Pro Studio (for PC):

     

    • FSX PRO STUDIO (PC)

      System Requirements:
      (minimum spec)

      Please ensure your PC meets the following system requirements:

      PC System Requirements: 

      • Operating System: 64 Bit Windows 10 or greater
        • not supported: iOS, Linux
      • Processor: 7th Gen or greater Intel i5, i7, and i9 processors
        • not recommended: AMD CPU
      • Memory/RAM: 8GB system memory
        • recommended: 16GB+ for Swing Camera/Swing Catalyst use
      • Video Card: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 or greater
        • recommended for Quality/Optimal Performance: GeForce RTX 3070ti/3080/3090
        • not supported: Nvidia Quadro, AMD GPU

      Please note: FSX Pro Studio is free to download but requires an active FSX 2018/2020 license and associated FSX Live account. If you do not know your FSX Live username and/or password, instructions on how to identify these are included in step 3. ‘User Manual’ below.

      For instructions on downloading and installing FSX Pro Studio for PC Please Refer To The Installation Guide

      Release Date:
       
      Changes:

      v2.2.0 Release Notes:

      • Improved Support For WiFi Device Connection
      • Resolved Excel Export For Repeat Club Data Being Displayed
      • Improved Licensing & Subscription End User Flow
      • Improved Target Mode
      • Support Spaces In Tag Names
      • Improved Chase Cam Reset
      • Misc Bug Fixes & Improvements
       

      v2.0.1 Release Notes:

      • Supports Wifi Direct Connection With Launch Monitor While Computer Is Connected To The Internet
      • Back Spin & Spin Rate Available To All Subscription Levels

      v2.0.0 Release Notes:

      • Updated FSX Pro User Session Database File System.
      • Entirely New User Interface
      • Enhanced Reporting Structure
      • Customizable Messaging In Reports
      • Improved Tad Visibility In Detailed Reporting
      • Database Migration From Older Version To v2.0
      • Enhanced Driving Range Graphics
      • Enhanced Ball Graphic

      v1.5.6 Release Notes:

      • Updated FSX Pro User Session Database File System.
      • Retained Database Files From v1.5.4.7 & Encrypted When First Launching v1.5.6
      • Launch Pro Subscriptions Updated: Unlocked Club Path, Angle of Attack, Spin Axis, and Side Spin for all Basic and Silver subscription levels
      • Bug Fix: Driving Range View Options
      • Bug Fix: Report Generation Functionality
      • Bug Fix: Session History Functionality
      • Bug Fix: Signed In Player's Profile Will Remain Visible.
      • Bug Fix: Resolved EULA Screen Remaining Present At Launch.

      v1.5.4.1 Release Notes:

      • Resolved Device Validation Bug
      • Adjusted Text Resolution Bug
      • Misc Bug Fixes

       

      v1.5.2.15 Release Notes:

      • GC3/LaunchPro Device Connection
      • Added Help Video Content (?) Buttons

      v1.5.0.0 Release Notes:

      NEW: FSX Live Integration Load/Unload Saved Sessions From Local Database!

      • Updated Session/Shot Library Browser - Added New Features/Organization Options
      • Updated Process When Max Device Number Reached: Deactivate Old/Activate New
      • Updated Shot Tree To Allow For Multiple Sessions
      • Remove Putters From Club Selection Screen
      • Added Tile Hiding Option
      • Improved Club View 
      • Added Shot Data Export Feature
      • Added Shot Data Export To XML Feature
      • Improved Report To PDF Feature
      • Added Club View: Average Shot For A Club Group
      • Added Room Config Tool For GC2
      • Added Room Config Tool For GCQuad
      • Added Room Config Tool For GCHawk
      • Add FSX Live Column To Player Selection List
      • Added Define Target Distance Option
      • Added Create New Data Points Option: Distance to Pin Metrics
      • Added Automatic Sign-In Option To Enable Previous Users
      • Added Login Option For “Forgotten Password”
      • Added Delete Player Option
      • Improved Render Of Target On Driving Range
      • Improved Ball Landing Behaviour
      • Updated Behavior Of Personal Branding (v2.0)
      • General Performance Bug Fixes

       

      v1.4.0.0 Release Notes:

      NEW: FSX Live Integration!

      •  Create FSX Live account
      •  Link FSX Live Accounts to FSX Pro Players
      •  User Info Will Upload to FSX Live When Connected to Internet
      •  Session Upload to FSX Live When Connected to Internet

      Additional New Features:

      • Data Tiles Can Be Viewed on Display 2
      • Club View on Display 2
      • Display 2 Can Mirror Main Display When in Compare Mode
      • Uninstall Game Without Being Connected to the Internet
      • Data Tiles: Clear All Option
      • Tags: Clear All Option
      • All Dialogs: Create Using Keyboard
      • Added Option to Include User Branding
      • Sign Out & Deactivate Account Within FSX PRO
      • Supports Crash Recovery
      • Chase Camera on Main Display
      • Option to Delete Player

       

      v1.3.1.0 Release Notes:

      • Includes Support for GC2/HMT devices

      Please Note:  Customers who own and/or operate the software in a corporate retail store location should consult their regional supervisor or headquarters before updating. If you have any trouble during your attempt to install the software please Contact Support

    2. Now at Hightail.com, click the orange rectangular 'Download All' button (please maximize your window to see this 'Download All' button). Users may be asked to 'Save' or 'Run' this program, select 'Save' and download the complete FSX Pro Setup.exe (roughly 550mb) to a preferable folder. Customer Note: If asked to create a Hightail.com account (not required), select 'No Thank You' to proceed.

    3. After your download is complete, 'Run' the FSX Pro Setup.exe. If this option is not available, locate the installation file from the Downloads folder. To open the Downloads folder, select 'Windows Explorer' and choose the Downloads folder from the left-hand Quick Access. Now run FSX Pro Setup.exe.

    4.  If you see the Windows Defender Warning (below). Please click on 'More Info' and select 'Run Anyway.

    Windows Defender Warning

    5. At the beginning of the FSX Pro Setup you will be asked to select your desired installation location with at least 1.29GB of free disk space and click 'Next.' We recommend the default installation location C:\Program Files (x86)\FSXPro

    Select your desired installation location

    6. Select the components you wish to install by clicking the checkboxes. The following image shows the default selections. Ensure the 4 pre-checked boxes are checked. Select the 'GC2 Drivers' if you intend to use a GC2 launch monitor with FSX Pro. Click 'Next' to confirm your selections.

    Select the components you wish to install

    7. At the beginning of the FSX Pro Studio installation users can choose whether to create a desktop shortcut by checking the box. Click 'Next' to continue.

    FSX Pro Studio installation

     

    8. The installer will begin.

    The installer will begin

    9. Allow the progress to complete. Next, select 'Finish' to proceed with the FSX Pro Studio installation.

    Select 'Finish' to proceed

     

    10. Congratulations your FSX Pro Studio installation is complete!