VCM IDS 3 has the newest version of VCM IDS including Ford IDS V110.04 and Mazda IDS V109. BTW, you don’t need install the software with virtual machine.
Difference between VCM IDS 3 and VCM 2
|VCM IDS 3||VCM 2|
|Software version||Ford Version: V110.04
Mazda Version: V109
|IDS 2 for Ford: V100.01
IDS 2 for Mazda:V97
|Year coverage||2018 (version is V110.01 which covers 2018 Transit Auto & Transit AWD)||2014|
|Operation system||Windows XP(SP2 or later)
Windows 7 , Windows 8 and Windows 10
|Windows XP or few Windows7|
As you see, VCM IDS 3 is better thanVCM 2 in every side. Beyond that,VCM IDS 3 not only can support about reprogramming, but also can immoand smart keyfor all Ford&Mazda vehicles.