Updated on 2015-10-28, viewed 33246 times

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  • Release Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2015
  • Operating System: Windows® 32-bit / 64-bit
  • File Size: 166.9 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 the online debriefing (requires Professional edition for instructors and Home for trainees)
  • Added support for Garmin G1000 Flight Deck CSV files
  • Added support for KML flight recordings exported from ForeFlight & FlightAware
  • Added support for MGRS coordinates system
  • Added support for DCS World 1.5
  • You can now insert bookmarks in the events list and timeline
  • You can now share links containing the current view and selection with your friends
  • You can now Shift+Click to attract viewers' attention to a specific object in the 3D view
  • Added AGL (above ground level altitude) to charts, labels & walls
  • Added roll and pitch angles to the telemetry windows
  • It is now possible to display ATC styles labels for aircrafts (using selected unit system)
  • A vertical speed arrow is now displayed in the AGL telemetry label
  • Aircraft position and rotation can now be exported from telemetry charts
  • You can now define AGL & ASL restrictions which trigger alarms
  • When in cockpit or external view the coordinates of the first or secondary object are displayed in place of observer's ones
  • Clicking the compass now returns to a top view with the north up
  • Labels size and auto-scale can now be automatically or manually adjusted to match screen resolution
  • New versions of Tacview will be installed on previously installed versions
  • Charts are now automatically scrolling to keep the time cursor in view
  • Improved fonts used in the 3D view and charts
  • Added preliminary support for RTL languages (like Hebrew)
  • Lower importance objects labels are now slightly faded
  • Playback speed can now be increased up to x64
  • Added support for Windows 10
  • Added DA40 Diamond Star & Dassault Rafale 3D mesh
  • Added some real world airports to the map
  • License agreement is now less intrusive
  • Terrain, static objects, and 3D models can now be stored in %ProgramData%\Tacview\Data\ or %APPDATA%\Tacview\Data\
  • Time slider is now moving smoothly during playing back
  • Added a link to Tacview Facebook page in the status bar


  • Bookmarks text were not saved in compressed binary acmi files
  • Dogfight mode was not taken into account while switching to satellite view
  • Unsupported acmi file formats were not properly reported as such since version 1.3.3
  • Fixed a rare crash when some data was displayed on distance charts
  • Multimedia keyboard keys like play or rewind were not working anymore

Previous Improvements

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

  • 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