Updated on 2018-01-19, viewed 30801 times

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What is a beta version?

Beta version

Are you eager to know what is waiting for you in the next version? Feel free to try the latest beta version of Tacview! Even if beta versions are not as stable as public releases, they may offer you the new features and improvements you were waiting for.

We want to get as much feedback as possible from you. So we decided to grant all our registered users access to our beta versions so they can try them out, report bugs, and make suggestions earlier than ever. Or to simply let them enjoy the new incoming features one month earlier than the general public!


To run a beta version, you need a product key. Feel free to have a look at the features comparison to know which edition is the best for you if you are interested in buying Tacview.

Please note that even if we are doing our best to produce a high quality product, beta versions usually contains known and unknown bugs, may crash, or have some features disabled because of work in progress. This is why, it is suggested to download and install beta versions alongside the latest official release (not over it). That way, in case of problem, you can simple launch the latest stable version to continue your work...

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  • Release Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018
  • Operating System: Windows® 32-bit / 64-bit
  • File Size: 219.6 MB

Release notes


  • Added synchronized audio/video playback (up to four media at the same time)
  • Brand new fully customizable objects properties database
  • Added numerous new 3d models
  • Improved helicopters and propeller aircraft models
  • Integrated BMS Nordic theater version 2.1
  • Integrated BMS Pillars of Hercules theater
  • Tacview now supports GAE files with lines ending in blank characters
  • GAE object rotation is now automatically emulated when provided data is invalid
  • KML files hierarchical styles and aliases are now supported
  • The registered license key is now displayed in the “About” dialog box
  • Unknown objects will now be displayed with the generic triangle plane shape
  • Added support for transparent objects for 3d models (typically used for propellers)
  • An error message is now displayed in the debug console when a declared 3D model cannot be loaded
  • It is now possible to not display the transponder code from the labels
  • Improved VHS files merge (when Falcon does not provide all information)
  • Objects groups can now be edited directly from Tacview
  • Added support for Dynon Skyview EFIS csv files
  • Added /Authenticate command line option which returns -1 when all loaded documents are authentic


  • Updated DCS World exporter to support DCS 1.5.8 and 2.2.0
  • Upgraded Tacview clock to improve synchronization during online debriefing or media playback
  • Tacview is now gracefully handling distorted aircraft orientation in BMS Theaters (notably Nordic and Ostsee)
  • GAE files with longitudes of exactly 0 were not properly loaded
  • Tacview is now using the date provided in GAE file name before using last file change time as a reference
  • Line number displayed in error messages was not correct with files randomly mixing CR/LF characters
  • The event log was not always detailed when loading a flight from a different source as before
  • Fixed Z-fighting on threats domes
  • AGL/ASL limits where not always properly displayed in charts
  • Pitch angle was inverted when exporting object rotation telemetry from the charts