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TrackIR 5
TrackIR 5 cover
XInput support
Predecessor
TrackIR 4: PRO
TrackIR on Wikipedia
Profile and movement scales settings
Profile and movement scales settings
Camera filters and precision settings
Camera filters and precision settings

Key points

Includes the camera, the base and the TrackClip.
A cap or a visor is recommended to attach the TrackClip.
Possible TrackClip mis-tracking by other light sources and reflective materials. (such like the lamps, eyeglasses, windows, TV monitors, ...)
The TrackClip PRO is sold in a separate bundle.
Numerous reports of broken TrackClip PRO and lack of durability.
TrackIR software may need to be launched as administrator for some games.

General information

Official TrackIR Website
Official list of compatible games
Official software download
TrackIR at Wikipedia

Features[edit]

Head Tracking[edit]

Six degrees of head movement (Pitch, Yaw, Roll, X, Y and Z) captured via reflective material (TrackClip) or infrared LEDs (TrackClip PRO).

Adjustable movement scale for all degrees.

Adjustable camera settings with light and brightness filtering.

Automatic profile switching by game detection.

Support in games[edit]

Games with TrackIR support[edit]

Game Series Developer Publisher First release Available on
18 Wheels of Steel: American Long Haul 18 Wheels of Steel SCS Software ValuSoft, Noviy Disk, Retroism December 3, 2007
Windows
18 Wheels of Steel: Extreme Trucker 18 Wheels of Steel SCS Software ValuSoft, Retroism September 23, 2009
Windows
18 Wheels of Steel: Extreme Trucker 2 18 Wheels of Steel SCS Software ValuSoft, Retroism January 6, 2011
Windows
18 Wheels of Steel: Haulin' 18 Wheels of Steel SCS Software ValuSoft, Retroism December 8, 2006
Windows
America's Army America's Army U.S. Army July 4, 2002
Windows
Linux
macOS (OS X)
American Truck Simulator Truck Simulator SCS Software February 2, 2016
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Arma 2 Arma Bohemia Interactive 505 Games, Got Game Entertainment June 17, 2009
Windows
Arma 3 Arma Bohemia Interactive Bohemia Interactive September 12, 2013
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Arma: Armed Assault Arma Bohemia Interactive, Black Element Software 505 Games, Atari November 10, 2006
Windows
Assetto Corsa Assetto Corsa Kunos Simulazioni December 19, 2014
Windows
Automobilista Automobilista Reiza Studios February 29, 2016
Windows
Automobilista 2 Automobilista Reiza Studios March 31, 2020
Windows
Battle Of Britain Cheezy Freak September 25, 2018
Windows
BeamNG.drive BeamNG
Windows
BOMB: Who let the dogfight? La Moustache Studio August 1, 2015
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Bus Simulator 18 Bus Simulator stillalive studios astragon Entertainment June 13, 2018
Windows
City Car Driving 3D Instructor Forward Development Forward Global Group, Noviy Disk February 25, 2010
Windows
Colin McRae Rally 04 Colin McRae Rally Codemasters Codemasters April 2, 2004
Windows
Colin McRae: DiRT Colin McRae Rally Codemasters June 15, 2007
Windows
Colin McRae: DiRT 2 Colin McRae Rally Codemasters Codemasters, Feral Interactive December 1, 2009
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Combat Air Patrol 2 Sim155 Limited
Windows
Crashday Crashday Moonbyte Games, Replay Studios Atari February 23, 2006
Windows
Cross Racing Championship 2005 Invictus Games Project Three Interactive, Graphsim Entertainment, Invictus Games June 3, 2005
Windows
DayZ DayZ Bohemia Interactive December 13, 2018
Windows
DayZ (mod) DayZ Dean "Rocket" Hall January 21, 2012
Windows
DCS: A-10C Warthog Digital Combat Simulator Eagle Dynamics The Fighter Collection February 21, 2011
Windows
Descent Descent Parallax Software Interplay Entertainment March 17, 1995
DOS
Windows
Mac OS
Windows
macOS (OS X)
DiRT 3 Colin McRae Rally Codemasters Codemasters, Feral Interactive May 24, 2011
Windows
macOS (OS X)
DiRT Rally Colin McRae Rally Codemasters Codemasters, Feral Interactive December 7, 2015
Windows
Linux
macOS (OS X)
DiRT Rally 2.0 Colin McRae Rally Codemasters Codemasters February 26, 2019
Windows
Elite Dangerous Elite Frontier Developments December 16, 2014
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Enemy Engaged 2 Enemy Engaged G2 Games Strategy First May 25, 2007
Windows
Enemy Engaged: RAH-66 Comanche versus Ka-52 Hokum Enemy Engaged Razorworks Empire Interactive, Feral Interactive March 26, 1999
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Euro Truck Simulator Euro Truck Simulator SCS Software August 6, 2008
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Euro Truck Simulator 2 Euro Truck Simulator SCS Software October 19, 2012
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Everspace Everspace ROCKFISH Games May 26, 2017
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Evochron Legacy Evochron StarWraith 3D Games January 18, 2016
Windows
Evochron Mercenary Evochron StarWraith 3D Games May 12, 2007
Windows
F1 2010 Formula 1 Codemasters Birmingham Codemasters September 22, 2010
Windows
F1 2011 Formula 1 Codemasters Birmingham Codemasters September 20, 2011
Windows
F1 2012 Formula 1 Codemasters Birmingham Codemasters, Feral Interactive September 18, 2012
Windows
macOS (OS X)
F1 2019 Formula 1 Codemasters Birmingham Codemasters June 28, 2019
Windows
F1 2020 Formula 1 Codemasters Birmingham Codemasters July 10, 2020
Windows
F1 Challenge '99-'02 F1 Image Space Incorporated EA Sports June 27, 2003
Windows
Falcon 4.0 Falcon MicroProse MicroProse, Hasbro Interactive, MacSoft, Retroism December 11, 1998
Windows
Mac OS
Farming Simulator 17 Farming Simulator GIANTS Software Focus Home Interactive October 25, 2016
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Farming Simulator 19 Farming Simulator GIANTS Software Focus Home Interactive November 20, 2018
Windows
macOS (OS X)
GT Legends SimBin Studios, Blimey! Games 10tacle Studios, Atari, Viva Media October 15, 2005
Windows
GTR - FIA GT Racing Game GTR - FIA GT Racing Game SimBin Studios 10tacle Studios March 11, 2005
Windows
GTR 2 - FIA GT Racing Game GTR - FIA GT Racing Game Blimey! Games, SimBin Studios 10tacle Studios, Atari, Viva Media September 29, 2006
Windows
House of the Dying Sun Marauder Interactive November 1, 2016
Windows
IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover IL-2 Sturmovik 1C: Maddox Games 1C Company July 19, 2011
Windows
IRacing iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations August 26, 2008
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Jane's F/A-18 Jane's Combat Simulations EA Baltimore Electronic Arts January 18, 2000
Windows
Kerbal Space Program Kerbal Space Program Squad Private Division April 27, 2015
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Live for Speed Scawen Roberts, Eric Bailey, Victor van Vlaardingen January 1, 2002
Windows
Lock On: Modern Air Combat Eagle Dynamics Ubisoft, 1C Company November 20, 2003
Windows
MechWarrior Online MechWarrior Piranha Games Infinite Game Publishing, Piranha Games September 17, 2013
Windows
Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) Microsoft Flight Simulator Asobo Studio Xbox Game Studios August 18, 2020
Windows
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004: A Century of Flight Microsoft Flight Simulator ACES Game Studio Microsoft Game Studios July 29, 2003
Windows
Microsoft Flight Simulator X Microsoft Flight Simulator ACES Game Studio, Dovetail Games Microsoft Game Studios October 17, 2006
Windows
Miner Wars 2081 Miner Wars Keen Software House November 28, 2012
Windows
Miscreated Entrada Interactive LLC December 18, 2018
Windows
NASCAR Racing 2003 Season NASCAR Racing Papyrus Design Group Sierra February 13, 2003
Windows
macOS (OS X)
NASCAR SimRacing NASCAR EA Tiburon EA Sports February 15, 2005
Windows
NetKar-pro Kunos Simulazioni April 10, 2006
Windows
Nitro Stunt Racing Game Seed Game Seed, Game Factory Interactive, Russobit-M June 29, 2007
Windows
OMSI 2: The Bus Simulator OMSI: The Bus Simulator MR-Software Aerosoft December 11, 2013
Windows
Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising Operation Flashpoint Codemasters October 6, 2009
Windows
Operation Flashpoint: Red River Operation Flashpoint Codemasters April 21, 2011
Windows
Overload Revival Productions May 31, 2018
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Project CARS Project CARS Slightly Mad Studios Bandai Namco Entertainment May 6, 2015
Windows
Project CARS 2 Project CARS Slightly Mad Studios Bandai Namco Entertainment September 22, 2017
Windows
RACE - The WTCC Game RACE SimBin Studios SimBin Studios, Eidos Interactive November 24, 2006
Windows
RACE 07 - Official WTCC Game RACE SimBin Studios Atari October 12, 2007
Windows
Race Driver: Grid TOCA Codemasters Codemasters, Feral Interactive May 30, 2008
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Rail Simulator Train Simulator Kuju Entertainment Electronic Arts October 12, 2007
Windows
Red Baron 3D Red Baron Dynamix Sierra On-Line, Mad Otter Games October 31, 1998
Windows
RFactor rFactor Image Space Incorporated August 31, 2005
Windows
RFactor 2 RFactor Image Space Incorporated, Studio 397 March 28, 2013
Windows
Richard Burns Rally Warthog Games SCi Games July 9, 2004
Windows
Rise of Flight: The First Great Air War Neoqb, 777 Studios 777 Studios, Aerosoft, ND Games May 7, 2009
Windows
Rise: The Vieneo Province Unistellar Industries
Windows
Rust Facepunch Studios February 8, 2018
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Sir, You Are Being Hunted Big Robot May 1, 2014
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Star Citizen Cloud Imperium Games, Behaviour Interactive, IllFonic Cloud Imperium Games
Windows
Star Wars Galaxies Star Wars Sony Online Entertainment LucasArts June 26, 2003
Windows
Starfighter Origins Starfighter Madaboutgames MAG Studios April 21, 2017
Windows
Starshatter: The Gathering Storm Destroyer Studios Matrix Games October 18, 2016
Windows
Test Drive Unlimited Test Drive Unlimited Eden Games Atari March 16, 2007
Windows
The Crew The Crew Ivory Tower, Ubisoft Reflections Ubisoft December 2, 2014
Windows
The Hunter The Hunter Expansive Worlds, Avalanche Studios Expansive Worlds March 1, 2009
Windows
The Solus Project Grip Digital, Hourences, Teotl Studios Teotl Studios June 7, 2016
Windows
TOCA Race Driver 2 TOCA Codemasters April 15, 2004
Windows
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X Ubisoft Romania Ubisoft March 17, 2009
Windows
Train Simulator Train Simulator Dovetail Games July 12, 2009
Windows
Trainz Railroad Simulator 2019 N3V Games January 7, 2019
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Trainz: Classic Cabon City Trainz N3V Games September 1, 2010
Windows
Vehicle Simulator Quality Simulations March 27, 2009
Windows
War Thunder Gaijin Entertainment December 21, 2016
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

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Games modified to support TrackIR[edit]

Featured alternatives[edit]

DelanClip[edit]

A cheaper and more durable alternative for the TrackClip PRO.

They also sell a PlayStation 3 Eye camera with the infrared filter removed that can be used with their own head tracking program.

Official DelanClip website

ED Tracker[edit]

A cheaper head tracking device that uses gyroscopic sensors instead of optical point tracking.

However it only tracks three degrees of head movement (Pitch, Yaw and Roll) and have occasional drifting and misalignment.

Official ED Tracker website

FaceTrackNoIR[edit]

A free face tracking software that only base on your webcam tracking your face.

Official FaceTrackNoIR website

FreeTrack[edit]

A free head tracking program that can use a webcam to track IR points.

The website also feature a documentation about how to make your homemade IR LEDs mount.

Official FreeTrack website
Official FreeTrack documentation
FreeTrack at Wikipedia

TrackHat[edit]

Another TrackClip PRO alternative that sells a cap with infrared LEDs directly mounted on it or the traditional TrackHat Clip mountable on your headset.

They also sell a PlayStation 3 Eye camera with the infrared filter removed that can be used with their own open source program.

Official TrackHat website

References