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Compare Vehicle Spy Versions

There are two tables below that provide information on the various features available in Vehicle Spy, and how they vary among the three versions of the software.

The first table provides a general comparison of the Vehicle Spy Professional, Basic, and Trial versions. The second goes into more detail on specific features in Vehicle Spy Professional and Vehicle Spy Basic.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Quick Comparison

Features Vehicle Spy Professional Vehicle Spy Basic Vehicle Spy Trial
Snapshot Diagnostics Yes Yes --
Multiple Hardware Support Yes Yes --
Message Monitor Yes Yes Yes (1 Message)
Realtime Signal Plotting/Graphics Yes Yes Yes (5 Signals)
Logging/Capture data files Yes Yes Yes
Post Analysis Yes Yes Yes
Support Primary Priority
Phone, Email, and Web
Secondary Priority
Phone, Email, and Web
Online Videos
Training Included / On-Site (When Possible)
+ Online Videos
Online Videos Online Videos
CAN Message Monitoring Yes Yes Yes
LIN Message Monitoring Yes Yes --
CAN Message Transmit (Tx Panel) Yes Yes --
CAN Message Generator (Tx Panel) Yes Yes --
neoVI FIRE/RED Embedded Datalogging Yes Yes --
ISO15765-2 Long Message Tx/Rx Yes Yes --
J1939 BAM Long Message Tx / Rx Yes Yes --
CAN Bus Simulation Yes -- --
LIN Master Node Simulation Yes -- --
LIN Slave Node Simulation Yes -- --
Function Blocks (Playback) Yes Yes (1 Only) --
Function Blocks (Capture) Yes Yes (1 Only) --
Function Blocks (Script) Yes -- --
Message Database Support VS3, DBC, UEF, LDF, ODX, ODI VS3, DBC, LDF --
CCP/XCP Calibration Yes -- --
ASAP2 Editor / Generator Yes -- --
Java Scripting Environment Yes -- --
Diagnostic Tools Yes -- --
Intrepid Analog Input Yes -- --
ECU Flash Yes -- --
Graphical Panels Yes -- --
Application Signal Variables Yes -- --
Configurable Diagnostics Yes -- --
J1939 DTC Monitor / Simulator Yes -- --
J1939 Address Claim View Yes -- --
GMLAN Virtual Networks View Yes -- --
Software Upgrades 12 months included 12 months included --
API for remote control Yes -- --

Detailed Comparison

General Features Vehicle Spy Professional Vehicle Spy Basic
CAN Channels Multiple Multiple
LIN Channels Multiple Multiple
MOST Channels Multiple --
FlexRay Channels Multiple Multiple
DBC Databases Multiple Multiple
LDF Databases Multiple Multiple
FIBEX Databases Multiple Multiple
Interactive Messages Editor Yes Yes
LIN File Editor (LDF) Yes Yes
LIN Schedule Yes --
LIN Network (Message View) Yes Yes
J1850 Yes Yes
ISO9141 Yes Yes
J1939 Transport Yes Yes
J1939 CTS/RTS Yes --
RP1210 (for all Intrepid Hardware) Yes Yes
J2534 (for all Intrepid Hardware) Yes Yes
Customer Unique Protocols (upon request) Yes Yes
Analysis and Simulation Vehicle Spy Professional Vehicle Spy Basic
Measurement Setup (signal groups) Yes Yes
Measurement Setup Import/Export Yes Yes
Messages View Yes Yes
Networks View Yes Yes
Data Analysis (Histogram, Bus Timing) Yes Yes
Capture Function Blocks Yes Yes (1 Maximum)
Data Logging Yes Yes
Signals View / Data Analysis Yes Yes
Transmit Messages / Signals Yes Yes
ECU Simulation (CAN, LIN, K-Line) Yes --
Filtering Yes Yes
Network Filters Yes Yes
Replay Yes Yes (1 Maximum)
Offline Mode Yes Yes
Data Export (*.DAT, *.MAT, *.CSV) Yes Yes
Programming Vehicle Spy Pro Vehicle Spy Basic
Function Blocks / C-Code Interface Yes --
Function Blocks / C-Code Execution Yes --
Function Blocks / C-Code Debugging Yes --
Non-Text Scripting (Function Blocks) Yes --
Transmitting, Graphical Panels, Control Panels Vehicle Spy Pro Vehicle Spy Basic
Transmit Panel Yes Yes
Graphical Panel Creation Yes --
Graphical Panel Execution Yes --
Control Panel Creation Yes --
Control Panel Execution Yes --
Flash Panel Elements Yes --
Simulation and Modeling Vehicle Spy Pro Vehicle Spy Basic
Application Signal Definition Yes --
Application Signal Access Yes --
ECU Simulation Yes --
Test Vehicle Spy Pro Vehicle Spy Basic
Function Block Tests Yes --
Function Block / Diagnostic Test Execution Yes --
Test Report Save Yes --
Diagnostics Vehicle Spy Pro Vehicle Spy Basic
Diagnostic Jobs / Snapshot Yes --
Function Block Diagnostics / C-Code Diagnostics Yes --
KWP2000, GMLAN Yes --
UDS / ISO14229 Yes Yes (with messages)
J1939 Diagnostics Yes --
ISO15726-2 Yes yes
1 Click Diagnostics Vehicle Spy Pro Vehicle Spy Basic
Snapshot (Vehicle Diagnostics) Yes --
Snapshot Automatic DAQ Measurement Yes --
Extensions Vehicle Spy Pro Vehicle Spy Basic
Measurement Hardware Yes yes
Text API Yes --
Text API (MATLAB) Yes --
GPS Support Yes (extra cost) Yes (extra cost)
Calibration Vehicle Spy Pro Vehicle Spy Basic
CCP Yes --
XCP Yes --
A2L (ASAP2) Editor / Creator Yes --
A2L Measurement Support Yes --
A2L Value Support Yes --
A2L Curve Support Yes --
A2L Map Support Yes --
Standalone Logger Support Yes (with neoVI device) --
Event DAQing Yes --
Polling DAQing Yes --
Calibration Download / Upload Yes --
CAL / SW Flashing Request --
Scripting Support of CCP / XCP Yes --
Graphical Panel with CCP / XCP and CAN Transmit Yes --
Simulink Model Browser (CCP / XCP) Request --

Note: All information on this page is believed to be accurate at the time of publication. No warranties, either expressed or implied, are given regarding this information.