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Revision as of 13:36, 24 July 2021

3D Instructor
3D Instructor cover
Forward Development
Forward Development
Retail Noviy Disk
Release dates
Windows December 28, 2006[1]
Modes Singleplayer
Series 3D Instructor
3D Instructor
3D Instructor 2006
City Car Driving 2010

General information

Official English website (archived)
Official Russian website (archived)
It is unknown if a full English version of the game officially exists
Also known as Educational Car Simulator[2]
Predecessor to City Car Driving[3]


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
DRM details are not known
Comes with PDD, a program that tests the user's knowledge of traffic rules[4]
Official website (unavailable)
CD key
Requires online activation
Archived site. Shareware that used to be activated by internet or SMS which is no longer available, thus, the game can only run in demo mode.
English demo
Russian demo

Essential improvements


Patch 1.4

Digital distribution version is already patched.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\data\config[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Multisoft\PDD\profiles\

Save game cloud syncing

No save game cloud syncing information; you can edit this page to add it.


Video settings
Video settings


Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Some keys are not registered by the game
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support


Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
It appears to only be available in the demo version

Issues fixed

Runtime error / Unable to locate a certain file

Reinstall the game in a directory path that only contains ASCII characters (e.g. C:\Games\3D Instructor)
Do not install the proposed Xvid codec
Install the latest DirectX End-User Runtime or the one bundled with the game
Set regional system settings to Russian

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7, 9 The demo seems to only have DX7
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Windows XP SP1
Processor (CPU) 1.5 GHz Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 545 MB
Video card (GPU) GeForce MX 440, Radeon 9200


  1. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).


  1. www.multisoft-web.ru / Новости - last accessed on 2021-07-10
  2. Учебный автосимулятор - last accessed on 2021-07-10
  3. City Car Driving - Origin and history - last accessed on 2021-07-10
  4. Учебный автосимулятор - last accessed on 2021-07-10