By continuing to use this site you agree to the use of cookies: Accept Cookies. For more information and to find out how to change this click here.
Bitte aktivieren Sie das Setzen von Cookies für diese Website.

Vector Group News


CANoe 8.5 SP4

Download 32 bit
Download 64 bit

With Service Pack 4, the following changes become effective:


  • AUTOSAR Network Explorer: The data filter of the PDU timing is considered during the save process.
  • IL configuration dialog:
    • The dialog can be closed again with the ESC and Return key.
    • The sorting of the IL support column does not cause a crash.
  • Autosar
    • CAN FD descriptions in AUTOSAR 4.2 are supported in the same way as dbc descriptions.
    • DCM-I-PDUs with frame mapping are provided as PDU object.
  • Simple creation of include files directly in the CAPL browser
  • The detail view of the Trace Window can be updated automatically in fixed mode for the currently selected event
  • Panel Designer
    • New control for a standard LED with different styles (circle, square, triangle, …)
    • New control to display a LED band including color control
    • Easy integration of a background image within a panel
  • Triggered recording of videos in the Video window controlled manually or by CAPL
  • The precision of floating point system variables can be configured for the ASCII logging. 
  • The Mapping dialog now supports the data types UINT32 and UINT64. Some restrictions for assignments have been removed.

Graphics Window

  • The min/max column works correctly in offline mode
  • Support of SOME/IP signals with enum values

State-Tracker Window

  • The State-Tracker Window works under Windows 10
  • SOME/IP signals are supported

Diagnostics Feature Set

  • Support diagIsChannelConnected() and TestWaitForDiagChannelConnected() as well for DoIP
  • Support of OBD Interpretation for K-Line
  • The "Diagnostics/ISO TP..." configuration dialog and the OBD-II window are working correctly as well with Windows 10
  • Improved online help for diagnostics error messages
  • Several small bug fixes and improvements, especially for basic diagnostics, DoIP/HSFZ and K-Line

Test Feature Set


  • Logging of Test Feature Set Events in Standalone Mode is now deactivated per default.


  • Evaluation of syscall results is now possible for 64 bit installations of CANoe.
  • Results of the ChkQuery_StatProbe* functions revised.
  • In .NET C# the member „Instance“ allows the access to a concrete signal or system variable instance of a IRuntimeValue object.
    Example: Signal s = RuntimeObject<S>.Instance as Signal;

With vTESTstudio test units:

  • Test case annotations in the Test Diagram Editor enable definition of test cases independent of the graphical structure, i.e. independent of paths through the test diagram.
  • Support of datatype ‘Data’ (byte array) completed for system variables, parameters and interface functions, e.g. for setting, storing and checking diagnostic parameters of type ‘Data’.
  • Unsigned int system variables with 32 Bit and 64 Bit length can now be used also within the Test Table Editor.


  • Extended ID range for logical devices according to BAP specification 1.7 (LSG ID > 63) is supported.
  • BAP signals in Data window and Graphics window can be renamed.
  • Improved input of CAPL functions and event handlers for BAP in CAPL browser.
  • Encrypted software configuration files (.xm1) and function catalogs (.xmb) can now be used in the 64-bit variant of CANoe/CANalyzer. (Available with VAG CAN package version > 3.0.2).

Option .LIN

  • No new features in SP4.

Option .MOST

  • No new features in SP4.

Option .FlexRay

  • In the node filter the VectorSimulationNode can be deactivated too.
  • Robust behavior with reconfigured system buffer and FlexRay events.
  • FIBEX Explorer:
    • Additionally to the reference the object (signal, frame and PDU) itself is removed, if possible.
    • The integrated FIBEX Checker has now a command line interface.

Option AMD/XCP

  • A timeout setting for DAQ measurements allows detection of ECU drop outs
  • The COM interface does support measurement groups
  • The XCP/CCP window allows configuring of all parameters for page switching
  • The parameter mode of the CONNECT command can now be configured
  • Improved handling of bitmasks
  • The START_STOP_DAQ_LIST command is only sent for used XCP DAQ lists
  • The import of .xcpcfg files sets the channel number correctly
  • Improvement of connection establishment via XCP on Ethernet to very fast devices
  • AMD only: The ASAP2 Updater is now delivered in version 10

Option .Ethernet

  • Performance enhancements for GM FSA protocol
  • Support of SOME/IP-service signals for State-Tracker window
  • Support of SOME/IP-service signals for the Start Value window
  • Resolves an issue which prevents a final update of the Bus Statistic window at end of measurement
  • Resolves an issue which partially blocks the display of buffer overruns on the VN5610 interface
  • Resolves an issue displaying truncated Ethernet frames with a length greater than 1600 byte
  • Resolves a GUI issue which allows activation of hardware filters on VX0312
  • Resolves an issue which prevents the CAPL compiler to reject the $-notification access to SOME/IP-service signals in CANalyzer
  • Resolves an issue with respect to the combination of Ethernet and XCP which may lead to a program termination
  • Resolves an issue displaying multiple XCP connections in parallel in the Trace window
  • General stability improvements for the TCP/IP CAPL API
  • New TCP/IP CAPL API function to resolve a Host name into its IP address
  • Stability improvement of the CAPL compiler with respect to SOME/IP service signals
  • Performance enhancements for the Graphic- and Data window with respect to SOME/IP service signals
  • Performance enhancements for the Trace window with respect to the interpretation of Ethernet frames and export to the BLF logging format
  • Resolves a GUI issue of the Ethernet Packet Builder which partially prevents the indication of erroneous Ethernet frames
  • Resolves an issue of the Ethernet Packet Builder which initializes ICMPv6 packets with wrong values
  • Compatibility improvements with respect to Ethernet, dealing with AUTOSAR 4.2.1 files
  • Performance enhancements with respect to Ethernet, dealing with AUTOSAR 4.2.1 ECU extract files
  • Improved recognition of CRC signals in FIBEX databases with respect to Ethernet
  • SOME/IP-IL improvements:
    • One service can be established with multiple versions
    • The user can select the used Ethernet cluster in FIBEX and AUTOSAR 4.2.1 databases
    • Support of IPv4 fragmentation
    • General performance improvements
  • Solves an issue of the AVB IL which may interrupt the transmission of AVB CRF streams
  • Improvements on operation of the Ethernet IG block
  • Solves an issue with the configuration of the Ethernet default gateway which may prevent the start of measurement

Option .Car2x

  • Trace Window - Detail view:
    • It is possible to enable the automatic update of the detail view for the selected event in fixed position mode. This simplifies the observation of signals in application messages.
    • Application message signals of datatype BIT STRING are interpreted and displayed as bit field.
    • The possibility to use datatype BIT STRING in Binary Large Objects (BLOB) of DSCR messages (IEEE WAVE / SAE J2735) improves the interpretation of individual named bits.
  • Additional support of WAVE Security Services (WSS) according to IEEE 1609.2/D9 2015-08 v3 for WAVE Short Message Protocol (WSMP) and WAVE Service Announcement (WSA) including COER encoding and decoding (Canonical Octet Encoding Rules).
  • WAVE Peer to Peer protocol (IEEE 1609.2/D9 2015-08) for certificate distribution supported.
  • Additional PSID/AID values for CA Basic Service, DEN Basic Service and WAVE WSA
  • The support of UPER frames enables the processing of UPER encoded messages (Unaligned Packed Encoding Rule) in a simple DER framework (Distinguished Encoding Rule) according to SAE J2735 2015-09 e.g. for the application messages SignalPhaseAndTiming (SPAT) and MapData (MAP).
  • Simulation Setup / Car2x Interaction Layer: The Car2x Interaction Layer is automatically added to network nodes which have nodes assigned configured in the Car2x database.
  • Car2x Interaction Layer: The new function C2xSetMapPosition()allows to display a certain position on the Map Window's map.
  • The sample configurations V2xSystemDemo and V2xBasicConfiguration contain an example database according to SAE J2735 2015-09.
  • Resolved Issues
    • Map Window: Support for Windows 8.1 (64 bit)
    • Car2x Network Explorer: Usability improvements
    • WLAN Packet Builder:
    • Initialization and interpretation of destination address corrected
    • Usability improvements for WSMP (IEEE 1609.3)
    • Trace Window
      • Detail view: WLAN - Action frame header is displayed as byte field in case of values which are not supported for interpretation.
      • Interpretation for WSMP (IEEE 1609.3) with WAVE Element ID 129 and 130 corrected.
  • Simulation Setup: WLAN channels may be deactivated individually. No network interface is necessary for deactivated WLAN channels.
  • Car2x Interaction Layer: DSRC Message Ids (IEEE WAVE/SAE J2735) and assigned names are supported even if they have been changed in the Car2x database. CAPL include files need to be generated again after modification.

Option .AFDX

  • Interactive Generator AFDX:
    • Usability improvements (keyboard control)
    • Multiple signal values may be changed to the same value in one step.
  • Resolved Issues:
    • Assignment of application channels:
      • VN5610 with only Line B can be configured.
      • Additional device conflicts are detected.
      • Usability improved for configurations with many channels
    • Bus statistics: Counter overrun corrected.
    • Interactive Generator AFDX: Saving and opening of AFDX packet configurations corrected.
    • Replay Bock AFDX: Immediate transmission of the first packet corrected.
    • AFDX Interaction Layer: On calling function AfdxInitPacket() an invalid source IP address is replaced by and a corresponding warning is reported in the Write Window.

Option .A429

  • Mapping Configuration: A429 signals are supported.
  • The Visual Sequencer supports A429 signals and ARINC-429 words which are available in an assigned database.
  • Network Hardware Configuration: The direction (Rx/Tx) can be set by means of a context menu. On working mode change from 'Real bus' to 'Simulated bus' the direction is not changed anymore (Rx -> Tx).
  • Assignment of application channels is restricted to channels with the same direction (Rx/Tx).
  • Write Window: Hardware parameter settings are displayed in working mode 'Simulated bus' as well.
  • Test Feature Set (TFS): ARINC-429 words are supported in the functions testGetWaitEventMsgData(), testJoinA429WordEvent() and testWaitForA429Word().
  • Test Service Library (TSL):
    • ARINC-429 words and A429 signals are supported by message cycle time check and signal evaluation checks.
    • ARINC-429 words and A429 signals are supported by the check specific status report functions ChkQuery_EventMessageId(), ChkQuery_EventMessageName() and ChkQuery_EventSignalValue().
  • Label Librarian:
    • Standalone tool
    • Library with standardized ARINC-429 words
    • Selection of standardized ARINC-429 words for export into DBC format
  • Resolved Issues
    • The extraction of bus statistic data from ASC logging files has been corrected.
    • Simulation Setup: A429 channels may be deactivated individually. No network interface is necessary for deactivated A429 channels.

Option .J1939

  • Support in Checks for Global Parameter Groups, that are sent sent via Transport Protocol to the specific address

Option .ISO11783

  • Iso11783 Interaction Layer can connect now process variables from Process Data Dictionary and objects from Object Pool with system variables;
  • Virtual Terminal works properly even in the environment with many active Virtual Terminals;
  • Virtual Terminals supports the „Move to another VT“ technic;
  • Iso11783 databases are cleaned from  consistency check – errors;
  • Iso11783SystemDemo is reworked.

Option .CANopen

  • The CANopen IG does not show the NMTMaster from the database for SDO access


Did you find this page helpful?

Please comment: