Download the latest Vista 3 software

Free upgrade from Vista 2

Download Vista 3 by Chroma-Q
Download Vista 3 by Chroma-Q

Free online training

Join our experts for FREE Vista 3 lighting and media control training, from the comfort of your own home. Every Wednesday and Thursday throughout April, we will be bringing you free Vista 3 training webinars on a range of topics, including; programming techniques and tips for a variety of different applications.

Keep your eyes peeled on our website, social media pages and forum – course content and registration will be updated every Friday.

Embraced by leading designers, production companies, and venues around the world, Vista lets users focus on creating great looking shows whilst still providing the power to control the finest details.

Whether you are a new or an existing user, these webinars will help you get the most out of Vista. 

Have you missed some of our previous webinars ? Why not replay them on our Youtube channel

Vista by Chroma-Q hardware

Manufactured in North America, in the same facility where we produce our award-winning Chroma-Q® lighting fixtures, the Vista lighting and media control surfaces harness all of the features and advantages of the Vista 3 software

About the Vista software

After receiving extensive user feedback, Vista 3 has been developed to dramatically enhance existing functionality and introduce an array of intelligent new features that appeal to both existing and new users. Some of the new features include the ability to merge multiple showfiles, a new colour engine that supports up to 11 colours, improved 2D fixture visualisations, customisable workspaces, a vastly expanded command line interface, and Smart FX masters.

System requirements


  • Windows 10 (Pro recommended) for UD512, M1, S1 & S3
  • Windows 10 Pro for I3 & L5
  • Windows OS prior to Windows 10 are not supported


  • Mac OSX Mojave (version 10.14), Mac OSX High Sierra (version 10.13), or Sierra (version 10.12).
  • Mac OS prior to OSX Sierra are not supported.

Both platforms

  • Intel® processor i3 (i5 or better recommended)
  • 4GB of RAM (8GB or higher recommended)
  • 4GB of available hard disk space


To output your lighting design from your Windows or Macintosh device you will require a compatible dongle. You can use an existing Vista 2 dongle but should you require a new one you can purchase it through our distributors: