Jun 18, 2013
Category: General
Posted by: admin
Information on where to find the PEVSoft tools...

Trainz Protocol Changer

Are you having problems with trainz:// links? Does your browser say it cannot find the program required to open the file?

Or do you simply want to change which Content Manager opens the file?

If your answer to any of the above is yes, this tool is for you.

This tool can change the relevant registry information to point at the correct Trainz version.

Please be aware that as this tool can modify Registry information, some security software may get uptight about it.

The tool can be downloaded from here (1.1), and can be run from any folder that can be written to. In Windows Vista/7/8, the tool will automatically run as administrator, and will require permission to run.

The first time the tool runs, it will take several minutes to prepare, as it will search for your Trainz versions.

At this point in time, it supports TRS2006,Trainz Classics,TS2009,TS2010 and TS12.

NOTE: This tool requires .NET Framework 2.0 to operate. If you do not have it, you can download the 32-bit version from

How to use this tool

1.Download the program to a folder - the desktop is as good as any. The only requirement is that the folder must be writable.
2.Run the program. The first time it runs, it will search for your Trainz installations. This cannot be skipped.
3.Once the main program appears, click the folder reference for the version of Trainz you want Download(Helper) links to open, then select which associations you require (by ticking the relevant boxes), then click Set Association Now.

Second Edition

For those who wish to change between older versions of Trainz and Trainz A New Era, you will need this version of the tool.

This can be downloaded at

Simply follow the wizard - in most cases it will be able to automatically detect where your version is installed but in some cases you will need to tell it.

Comments regarding the tool as well as a description can be found on N3V's Trainz forum at