Introducing Tracealyzer for VxWorks and Linux

Nov. 13, 2013. Västerås, Sweden. Percepio today announces the availability of Tracealyzer for VxWorks and Tracealyzer for Linux. Percepio's Tracealyzer tools provide an unprecedented level of insight into the run-time world of embedded software systems during development, verification and maintenance. This allows you to solve complex software problems in a fraction of the time otherwise [...]

2016-11-08T22:16:48+01:00November 13th, 2013|Categories: Blog, News|

FreeRTOS+Trace v2.5.1

An update of FreeRTOS+Trace is now available, version 2.5.1, download it here. Added/improved recorder ports for Texas Instruments MSP430, NXP LPC21xx, Atmel AVR32 and Xilinx Microblaze. Fixed an issue related to tracing of FreeRTOS low-power mode/tickless idle. This works as intended now. The End User License Agreement was shown every time the application starts, if [...]

2015-05-08T12:03:53+02:00November 2nd, 2013|Categories: Blog, News|

Video of VxWorks and Linux versions

Here is a new video demonstrating the upcoming Tracealyzer versions for Wind River Linux and Wind River VxWorks. The new products are: Tracealyzer for Wind River Linux supports the default tracer in Wind River Linux and also the newer LTTng v2.x. tracing framework. Tracealyzer for VxWorks, supports the built-in tracer in all versions of Wind [...]

2016-11-08T22:16:48+01:00August 29th, 2013|Categories: Blog, News|

FreeRTOS+Trace v2.5

We are happy to announce the new version of FreeRTOS+Trace, version 2.5.0. The main improvement is basic support for FreeRTOS "tickless idle" low-power mode. We will soon add additional features related to this, as well as heap and stack allocation. Stay tuned during August! Download is found here. Note:The updated recorder library is so far [...]

2015-05-08T11:58:53+02:00July 18th, 2013|Categories: Blog, News|

Tracealyzer on JAS Gripen jet fighter

SAAB AB is a leading developer of security and defense solutions, including the advanced fighter aircraft Gripen. When SAAB evaluated Tracealyzer for VxWorks, they were very pleased and we got the following official statement: "The many system views of the Tracealyzer from Percepio made it easy to quickly identify issues in our system that we [...]

2016-11-08T22:16:48+01:00May 21st, 2013|Categories: Blog, News|

Linux version preview

Our upcoming product "Tracealyzer for Linux" is soon ready for release, and our pilot customer Zenterio has now received the initial delivery of our new trace recorder for Linux, Percepio Micro Tracer (PMT). This has been developed as a complement to the LTTng tracing framework used in e.g. Wind River Linux and several other embedded/commercial [...]

2016-11-08T22:16:48+01:00April 26th, 2013|Categories: Blog, News|

FreeRTOS+Trace v2.4

We are pleased to announce FreeRTOS+Trace v2.4. The main new feature is a new system for application logging (user events) that allows for using a separate buffer, to get much longer logs of less frequent higher-level events. To learn more about this feature, check out the updated recorder library included in the FreeRTOS+Trace application. Easiest [...]

2016-11-08T22:16:48+01:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: |

Preview of VxWorks support

We are working on Tracealyzer for VxWorks, intended for release during spring 2013. This version uses the existing recorder in VxWorks (wvLib), which generates .wvr files. Thus, no target-side integration is required. Here is a screenshot, showing a recording from quad-core system. The background shows scheduling and system calls on the four cores, and the [...]

2016-11-08T22:16:48+01:00February 28th, 2013|Categories: Blog, News|

Review by Jack Ganssle

Jack Ganssle, the well known embedded guru and columnist at, has recently published a positive article about our Tracealyzer products. Read it here.

2016-11-08T22:16:48+01:00January 10th, 2013|Categories: Blog, News|

Embedded World 2013

Percepio is exhibiting at Embedded World 2013, the largest event in embedded systems, held in Nuremberg, Germany. Come meet the team and get a personal demonstration of the latest version of our Tracealyzer products! You find us in stand 428d, hall 5, between feb 26-28 2013.

2016-11-08T22:16:48+01:00December 13th, 2012|Categories: Blog, News|

FreeRTOS+Trace v2.3

We are happy to announce a major update of FreeRTOS+Trace, version 2.3, which is the first major update since the release of FreeRTOS+Trace. (click to enlarge) The major improvements include: Built-in support for SEGGER J-Link and compatible devices such as Atmel SAM-ICE.  This allows for convenient upload of the trace directly from FreeRTOS+Trace, independently of [...]

2016-11-08T22:16:48+01:00November 8th, 2012|Categories: Blog, News|

Press release: Atlas Copco buys Tracealyzer

Atlas Copco Rock Drills AB, a leading developer of rock excavation vehicles and machinery, has decided to buy a company-wide license for Percepio’s new diagnostics system for embedded software, Tracealyzer for On Time RTOS-32. Atlas Copco Rock Drills plans to use this for all embedded computers in all rock excavation products, both during lab testing and during field use [...]

2015-05-08T12:05:42+02:00November 7th, 2012|Categories: Blog, News|

Tracealyzer for On Time RTOS-32

We are proud to announce our new product Tracealyzer for On Time RTOS-32, targeting On Time RTOS-32 from On Time Informatik GmbH. On Time RTOS-32 is a real-time operating system for x86 processors and provides a subset of the Win32 API. Tracealyzer for On Time RTOS-32 is based is the first product released using the new v2.3 [...]

2019-11-06T10:37:33+01:00November 5th, 2012|Categories: Blog, News|

Free Academic Licenses

We now offer FREE academic licenses of FreeRTOS+Trace Professional Edition, i.e., the full version! This is strictly limited to non-commercial use for education or research at universities or similar, and does not include commercial-level support. Read more on the Pricing and Licensing page. Spread the word!

2016-11-08T22:16:49+01:00October 22nd, 2012|Categories: Blog, News|

“Seeing is Debugging” in Renesas Echo

Serious Integrated Inc. recently published their very positive results from using FreeRTOS+Trace, i.e., our Tracealyzer tool for FreeRTOS. Within a week, they managed to improve their performance (reduce CPU usage) with a factor 3, thanks to the improved insight. See the article "Direct Drive: Seeing is Debugging" in Renesas Echo, June 2012.

2016-03-24T13:39:02+01:00July 2nd, 2012|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: |

FreeRTOS+Trace v2.2.3

We are proud to announce the release of FreeRTOS+Trace v2.2.3. This is a major improvement since the last broadly announced version, v2.2.1, mainly in quality. Last week we made v2.2.2 available on our website and got some good, constructive feedback, which is now addressed in v2.2.3. With this release, all issues and suggestions reported have been [...]

2015-05-08T11:59:02+02:00June 6th, 2012|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: |

Press Release: FreeRTOS initiates collaboration with Percepio

Nuremberg 2012-03-01 FreeRTOS with founder Richard Barry collaborates with Swedish Percepio AB on a new tool, FreeRTOS+Trace™, for runtime diagnostics of FreeRTOS-based systems. (.pdf version here) The embedded world was surprised when presented its large annual market survey in the summer of 2011. It showed that FreeRTOS has grown into the most popular software [...]

2016-11-08T22:16:49+01:00March 1st, 2012|Categories: Blog, News|