Updated on 2015-06-28, viewed 12143 times

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Official installer

Before downloading Tacview, please make sure that your system meets the minimum requirements and is up to date. The installation process is straightforward. For additional support please refer to the FAQ and the documentation related to your favorite flight simulator. If you have questions not covered by the documentation, please contact our technical support.

You are looking for the upcoming release and you are a registered user? Feel free to try the latest beta version! Even if beta versions are usually not as stable as the official public releases, they may offer you the new features and improvements you are waiting for!

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  • Release Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2015
  • Operating System: Windows® 32-bit / 64-bit
  • File Size: 142.3 MB

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NOTE: While uninstalling Tacview 1.3.2 or 1.3.3 you might get an error related to FSX2ACMI.exe if neither Microsoft Flight Simulator X nor Lockheed Martin® Prepar3D® is installed on your computer. This error is absolutely harmless and can be safely ignored. This bug has been fixed in Tacview 1.3.4.

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Have a look at the official and unofficial add-ons; who knows, you may find the pearl which will take your experience with your favorite flight simulator to the next level!

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


  • Falcon 4.0 DTC files are now natively supported (automatic load, manual merge, and drag & drop)
  • Colored telemetry walls can be displayed under the trail of selected objects
  • DCS World MiG-15bis advanced telemetry is now supported
  • Select objects events are now highlighted in the timeline
  • Hot/Cold aspects are now displayed in aspect angle telemetry label
  • Critical G-forces are now displayed in black on selected objects in the 3D view
  • ALT+RETURN to toggle borderless full screen mode (you can drag telemetry windows to other screens)
  • DCS World SA-11 Buk threat dome is now displayed
  • Added Mi-8 and Mi-28 3D meshes
  • ALT+SPACE to swap selected objects
  • The dogfight camera is now disabled when opening a new file (was confusing in some cases)
  • Pilots names are now displayed in priority in short labels far from the observer
  • Object under the mouse is now outlined
  • Improved and tweaked a lot labels auto declutter
  • Tweaked chaffs, flares and shrapnel auto-scale to reduce clutter
  • Improved location and time readability in the 3D
  • Mission date has been moved to the mission properties to reduce further 3D view clutter
  • Flight recording time displayed in the mission properties view is now displayed in UTC time
  • Removed overkill decimals from Aspect Angle label
  • Airports names are now identical to DCS World ones
  • Added Israel region runways and cities from Uri_ba (108vfs) to Falcon 4.0 Israel theater
  • Added KOTAR (KOrean TActical Range) from Uri_ba (108vfs) to BMS Korea theater
  • Added DCS World Kutaisi minor runways
  • Added Falcon 4.0 EMF theater objects to Tacview database
  • Replaced the old compass by a much simpler and readable one
  • Improved support for unknown simulators
  • Improved the display of some static objects (waypoints, tubes and cones) for better readability
  • Increased max playback speed to x16
  • Camera rotation and zoom can now be controled using the numpad
  • Removed not yet implemented menus and options


  • Aspect Angle calculation was calculated in full 3D, it is now only using target aircraft heading.
  • Direction vector was not properly displayed for unknown helicopters when auto-scale was enabled
  • DCS World tires marks and dust clouds are not exported anymore (spam and wrong feedback)
  • Tacview compass was not taking into account the player head rotation in cockpit view
  • There was a rare script error in DCS World export script when accessing advanced telemetry data
  • Terrain was displayed with a strange yellow color on systems with low-end graphic cards
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes in the experimental file merge function
  • Admiral-Kuznetsov 3D Mesh altitude offset was incorrect
  • Minor display bugs in charts menus
  • Tacview window does not steal focus anymore after opening a big file

Previous Improvements

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

  • 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