Updated on 2021-11-15, viewed 615954 times

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  • Release Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2021
  • Operating System: Windows® 32-bit / 64-bit
  • File Size: 588.5 MB

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If this is the first time you are trying Tacview, we encourage you to view our demo files. And don't forget to have a look at the documentation; although it's quite boring, you may find interesting ways to improve your debriefings. If you have any suggestions or you find a bug, do not hesitate to contact us.

Release notes


  • ADDED support for real-time ADS-B radio telemetry
  • ADDED anticipatory trails
  • ADDED option to choose between IAS, CAS, TAS in cockpit view (when possible)
  • ADDED option to display or not objects names and labels in the 3D view
  • ADDED support for more KML files
  • ADDED support for FlySight GPS files
  • ADDED support for DCS: Marianas map
  • ADDED support for DCS: Mi-24P Hind
  • ADDED new DCS World Syria Map and Channel Map runways
  • ADDED textures for DCS: Persian Gulf Map
  • ADDED Aegean theater of operations v3.0 for BMS 4.35.2
  • ADDED Kuwait theater of operations for BMS 4.35.1
  • ADDED MidEast theater of operations for BMS 4.35.2
  • ADDED Nevada theater of operations 4.35.1 for BMS 4.35.2
  • ADDED Taiwan theater of operations 4.35.3 for BMS 4.35.1
  • ADDED support for new classes of objects in BMS theaters
  • ADDED 4 additional audio/video media windows
  • ADDED command line option /MaxFrameRate:xx to reduce CPU usage and power consumption
  • ADDED more choices of auto-scale and labels size
  • ADDED "tacviewExportPath" in options.lua so each instance of DCS World can record data in different directories
  • IMPROVED renderer to use by default discrete GPU for 3D rendering instead of APU
  • IMPROVED textures filtering thanks to anisotropic filtering x4
  • IMPROVED maximum terrain resolution by a factor of 4
  • IMPROVED terrain accuracy
  • IMPROVED video playback is now done via Windows Enhanced Video Renderer
  • IMPROVED event log weapon min/max range is now displayed till 5 seconds after time-out
  • IMPROVED Time-Shift tool ergonomics
  • IMPROVED Track Injector ergonomics
  • IMPROVED EAG files support
  • IMPROVED only global waypoints are now listed in objects lists
  • IMPROVED Korea & Balkans database and terrain for BMS 4.35.2
  • IMPROVED max frame rate is now limited to 120 instead of 200
  • IMPROVED cost lines and underwater terrain for custom elevation maps
  • IMPROVED buildings can now fire shells/bullets (but this will not be displayed in the log)
  • IMPROVED it is now possible to merge static/dynamic data with real-time recorded telemetry
  • IMPROVED Facebook and Twitter icons are now gone when using an enterprise license
  • IMPROVED shot log colors are now inverted to better show what is coming next
  • IMPROVED roll and pitch are now ignored in satellite view for a clearer picture of the battlefield


  • FIXED crash when running out of memory during custom texture loading
  • FIXED rare crash when streaming real-time telemetry
  • FIXED rare memory leak for some errors in Lua addons
  • FIXED corruption on exit which could cause random UI layout on next startup
  • FIXED random mouse jumps during camera rotation
  • FIXED 3D view would rotate forever to the right after locking the session with [WIN+L]
  • FIXED AOA & AOS calculation during heavy g-force turns
  • FIXED course vector was showing future instead of present
  • FIXED file-save command was disabled during real-time telemetry
  • FIXED invalid objects selection after removing an object from the world
  • FIXED grey scale and color adaptive modes were not working anymore for terrain textures
  • FIXED objects list not updated after editing object name/type/color
  • FIXED events not always updated after reloading a log (Event Log addon)
  • FIXED Telemetry.Clear() was disconnecting the real-time telemetry
  • FIXED not possible to go under water with the free camera in most maps
  • FIXED SRTM30 loading not working properly since Tacview 1.8.4
  • FIXED "random" holes in terrain

Previous Improvements

Missed an update? Here is a summary of the previously introduced improvements:

  • 1.8.7: Radio ADS-B support, improved terrain resolution, new telemetry tools, new IL2 / DCS / BMS maps
  • 1.8.6: Added support for more file formats, controls position and pilot point of view
  • 1.8.5: Added DCS World Caucasus map, Terrain Downloader add-on, and new option page for DCS Exporter
  • 1.8.4: Added support for Microsoft Flight Simulator, DCS World Syria & Channel, fuel consumption & turn rate tools
  • 1.8.3: Professional tools such as Static Object Injector, Track Injector, and numerous improvements for everyone
  • 1.8.2: Added more tools for professional debriefings, numerous optimizations and fixes for your favorite simulators
  • 1.8.1: Orthographic satellite view, improved ergonomics and numerous fixes for your favorite simulators
  • 1.8.0: New Event Log, numerous improvements for DCS/BMS/IL2/FSX, more debriefing tools and optimizations
  • 1.7.6: Improved support of Tacpack/vACMI/FSX@War (thanks to Asid [D.O.W]), numerous fixes and improvements
  • 1.7.5: New telemetry export tool, numerous SDK improvements, more options
  • 1.7.4: C# SDK for Tacview Enterprise, tools to trim the telemetry, BMS maps from Combat Sim Check-lists
  • 1.7.3: C++ SDK for Tacview Enterprise, numerous fixes and other minor improvements
  • 1.7.2: Lua SDK to create custom add-ons, improved 3D performance, numerous fixes
  • 1.7.1: Numerous fixes and minor improvements
  • 1.7.0: Brand new objects database, numerous new 3D models, media playback
  • 1.6.4: Numerous fixes and improvements
  • 1.6.3: Added cockpit instruments, IL-2, support for custom textures/orthophotos, and improved remote controls
  • 1.6.2: Improved remote controls, improved DCS World exporter, numerous fixes
  • 1.6.1: Fixed online debriefing, added fuel telemetry, and preliminary support of IL-2
  • 1.6.0: Real-time telemetry and instructor remote control
  • 1.5.4: Improvements and fixes for the new DCS World exporter
  • 1.5.3: Brand new exporter for DCS World offering a smoother flight experience and more telemetry data
  • 1.5.2: German translation by Marcus Carra and numerous fixes
  • 1.5.1: Support for X-Plane, rewritten FSX2ACMI, improved ACMI 2.1 format, objects creation and edition tools
  • 1.5.0: New telemetry engine & file format, more accurate replays, Spanish translation by Miguel Víctores Franco
  • 1.4.3: Support for custom terrain textures and static objects KML files
  • 1.4.2: Advanced BMS 4.33 support, 4 hours long trails, new telemetry tools, debug log
  • 1.4.1: Improved online debriefing, Falcon 4.33, DCS World 2.0, and performances with Radeon graphic cards
  • 1.4.0: Online debriefing, Garmin G1000, KML files, DCS World 1.5, bookmarks, improved RTL languages support
  • 1.3.4: DCS World Nevada terrain and Hawk T.1A support, improved 3D labels, objects list, and DTC files support
  • 1.3.3: DCS MiG-15bis, Falcon 4.0 DTC files, fullscreen, telemetry walls, improved declutter
  • 1.3.2: Telemetry in 3D labels, de-clutter, improved auto-scale, support for SRTM1 terrain, bookmarks for MiG-21
  • 1.3.1: DCS World Bf 109K-4, large Falcon 4.0 theaters, FSX2ACMI auto-launch, TrackIR, grey destroyed objects
  • 1.3.0: Strategic view, custom Falcon 4.0 theaters, lift vector, Chinese translation by 张炯 'Billeinstein' & 姚尧 '@6'
  • 1.2.8: FSX & Prepar3D support, Falcon 4 BMS Ikaros theater, Improved DCS World and CSV files support
  • 1.2.7: DCS World MiG-21bis, Fw 190 & F-86F support, improved auto-scale, roll-rate
  • 1.2.6: Distant objects auto-scale, file merge, CSV flight recordings, CSV flight log export, Aspect angle
  • 1.2.5: DCS World Steam edition support, improved advanced telemetry, doubled trail size
  • 1.2.4: Improved DCS World support
  • 1.2.3: DCS World 1.2.3 support
  • 1.2.2: Fixed a crash when opening a file in Windows XP (regression)
  • 1.2.1: Added turn-rate and turn-radius, added 'border' static objects, improved performance
  • 1.2.0: DCS World support, advanced telemetry (radar-locks, IAS, gears, flaps...), improved Falcon 4.0 support
  • 1.1.1: DCS: Black Shark 2 support, Falcon 4 Israel theater
  • 1.1.0: Native Falcon 4.0 support, telemetry data export in CSV, lag filtering, support for Steam versions of DCS
  • 1.0.0: DCS: A-10C Warthog support, improved HUD, G, AOA, Mach, charts, GPX files support, worldwide basemap
  • 0.9.5: Flaming Cliffs 2 support, DCS recordings are about 3 times smaller, customisable recording folder
  • 0.9.4: EECH support, improved file format, improved performance, added Corsica and Nellis terrain
  • 0.9.3: Black-Shark support, ballistic weapons, accurate Lock-On terrain, new labels, sun, uses 40% less memory
  • 0.9.2: Preliminary support for Black-Shark, customizable GUI, improved flight recordings compression, properties
  • 0.9.1: Lock-On runways, public file format, Windows Vista support, Falcon 4.0 theaters, Digital Fighters support
  • 0.9.0: Improved 3D landscape, ribbon trails, SAM/AAA domes, free camera, automatic export script installation
  • 0.8.5: Flight log can now be exported in XML format, vertical speed displayed in m/min or ft/min
  • 0.8.4: Cockpit view, french translation, 3D-view objects selection, static objects, airports names
  • 0.8.3: Added support for Cyrillic, Imperial units and compressed binary files
  • 0.8.2: More accurate and comprehensive events log
  • 0.8.1: Export script is now compatible with other add-ons like LotAtc
  • 0.8.0: Fixed a crash while loading some flight recordings