What is Evidence Recorder?

Evidence Recorder is the world's best-selling crash and crime scene data collection software used by reconstruction professionals using total stations or GPS systems.



Reduce errors. Save time. Eliminate frustration.

Evidence Recorder enables you to identify details graphically, confirm you have everything you need, and rectify any errors or omissions – all before you leave the scene. Why wait until you have loaded your data into your desktop computer to realize critical evidence points have been missed or are incorrect? Evidence Recorder will give you confidence that your evidence data is captured, correct, and comprehensive.

Evidence Recorder Advantages

Works on either Windows Mobile or Windows Tablets and laptops. Option to have a much larger viewing screen.
Hardware freedom of choice: Works with many total stations or GPS receivers, and on a multitude of hand-held data collectors. We believe you shouldn't have to buy all new equipment just to upgrade one component.
3D viewing in the field to get a true picture of the data you collected now.
You can attach photos and voice notes to your shot so no time wasted at the scene writing down notes.





Featured Highlights


Graphical User Interface


Advanced Setup and Measurement Options

With its industry-leading User Interface, you won't believe the power, clarity, and ease of use Evidence Recorder can bring to mobile devices and tablets. Crisp, high-definition graphics, smooth panning and zooming and logically organized menus.        Unparalleled measuring and calculation options are all quickly accessible with an intuitive menu structure –built specifically around feedback from users like you. Also perform offsets, easy 3-Point resection (reposition) and useful quick measurement and calculation tools.

Calculation and Surface Modeling


Written and Audio Notes

Create real-time 3D surface models to visualize complex scenes.        Easily append audio notes to shots. Play them back within EvidenceRecorder, or retrieve them when mapping with Map360.

Total Station and High-Precision GPS Support


Smart Toolbars

EvidenceRecorder supports all common total stations, many of which can be controlled right from the EvidenceRecorder interface. A wide range of RTK GPS receivers are also supported.        Regular-use items are a single click away. Menus are context sensitive: If you click a point in your diagram, you get all the menu items relevant to that point.

AutoMAP Library and Description Lists


Data Security

Customizable AutoMAP libraries automatically synchronize to Map360. Also allows export/import formats: ASCII, DXF, XML or Shape files.        No need for constant saving – each measurement is automatically saved. You also have the option to encrypt the working file.

Active Lines List


Video Points Scanning

Start as many lines as you like – the active lines list will keep track of any line in progress, and allow you to easily jump back and forth are also supported.        An exclusive feature in EvidenceRecorder, allowing you to visually define a scan area through the total station on-board cameras and automatically generate point cloud data with your Leica MS50 or Leica MS60.


What's New?


Evidence Recorder V 11.5

Released September 12, 2019

Evidence Recorder V 11.4

Released April 24, 2019

Evidence Recorder V 11.3

Released January 21, 2019

Evidence Recorder V 11.2.27

Released November 13, 2018

Evidence Recorder V 11.1.25

Released April 15, 2018

Evidence Recorder V 11.1.24

Released March 9, 2018

Evidence Recorder V 11.1

Released February 7, 2018

GNSS Reference


South Galaxy G1 & G6 Shake mode

Improved workflow to set antenna height.         Added support for new feature on GNSS receiver that eliminates the reliance on the digital compass when the instrument is tilted for measurements.

Negative Antenna Heights


Total Station Toolbar

Allow for setting negative antenna heights for GNSS instruments.        Updated Search button split to left and right search, removed double tap mode switch functionality.

Disto S910



Updated Disto S910 Assistant workflow and onscreen instructions.         

Evidence Recorder V 11

Released May 10, 2017



Menu Updates

New feature to facilitate fast collection of repetitive features such as roadway cross sections or by a common theme. Full support of multiple concurrent linework figures and full automation of code selection is possible to increase productivity.         The main menus have been revised and updated to provide a more consistent user experience.

Scene Manager


RAW file encryption

The Scene Manager was modified to allow quicker loading.        The encryption setting for the scene RAW file is now automatically retained and saved to program defaults when the user toggles the setting. Once encryption is set as an option it will remain on for all subsequent Scenes recorded until disabled.

RAW file notes


Disto specific workflows

When entering a text note for a point record, the note can now be inserted into the raw file as a comment. A new setting controls this behaviour from Settings – Options – Point Attributes – Write Notes to Raw File.        A new Disto/Laser instrument type has been created with customized instrument toolbar and Mapping Methods menu. EvidenceRecorder supports the Leica Disto S910 and 3D Disto..

Reference Point


Alphanumeric Point IDs

New GNSS Mapping Method to set the scene reference point as a quick method of performing a GNSS local transformation.        Improvements made to how alphanumeric Point IDs are handled.

Multilingual Support



EvidenceRecorder now supports various different languages.         


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