Requirements Management Tool
for HW/SW Systems

ReqView requirements management tool runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS

Designed for Software and System Engineers

Develop a software or systems product using the V-Model process with formal verifications, end-to-end traceability and full audit trails. Comply with safety-critical and information security standards.

ReqView — V-Model of Software and Systems Development Process

To Make Safety or Mission Critical Products

& Defense
& Railways
& Electronics

Looking for a Simply Powerful Solution?

With ReqView you can get started very quickly. Just import your documents then elaborate requirements, risks, and tests. As you progress, keep track of project changes in a version control system. Finally, export specifications or traceability reports, and share them with your team. It's all easy with ReqView!

Import and manage requirements in ReqView. Track changes in VCS. Export specifications and traceability reports.

Why ReqView?

Ease of Use

Start your project in minutes. Reuse templates based on international standards. Define and manage requirements in intuitive tabular views. Save time for your product!

End-to-end Traceability

Understand upstream and downstream requirements in context. Browse the traceability matrix and identify missing links. Align to all customer requirements!

Customizable Reports

Make informed decisions based on multi-level traceability reports. Export specifications and reports to share them with your team. Improve compliance!

Version Control System

Manage requirements in a VCS as a source code. Benefit from human-readable JSON format. Integrate with your favorite tools. Take full control of your data!

What Advanced Features Will You Use?

Set up ReqView within minutes. Just choose a document template and start capturing your product requirements. Don't worry, you can customize project configuration later when you really need it.

You don't have to waste time by setting up the server because ReqView stores project data directly in your file system.

Start with standard document templates for system and software requirements specifications. They are based on ISO/IEC/IEEE 29148 standard or the Volere process. For each document section, follow the instructions from the template.

Learn from real-world examples on how to organize your requirements management project. Reuse custom document templates and save your time and effort.

Organize project information into structured documents describing requirements specifications. Add verification & validation, design or risks.

Customize document attributes to support your workflow. Display all important information in a table view easily.

Import MS Word documents via HTML format to preserve the structure of sections, rich text format, embedded tables, and image attachments.

Import MS Excel tables via CSV format to update values of attributes and traceability links.

Import data from another requirements management tool using ReqIF format.

Describe requirements by rich formatted text, embedded tables, images, PDF, or other files.

Capture requirements source, type, priority, acceptance criteria, verification method, or other information in custom attributes.

Propose changes by commenting requirements. Filter commented requirements, review changes proposed by other users, and eventually approve changes.

Manage requirements using your custom workflow. For instance, manage status, responsible person, or planned milestone.

Link requirements and related project artifacts using custom traceability link types. Trace requirements derived from user needs or verified by tests.

Flexibly define custom traceability columns. Browse linked objects using a live requirements traceability matrix.

Filter requirements with missing traceability links to uncover missing or unverified functionality.

Enjoy a full 360° traceability view by opening documents in multiple project windows.

Display end-to-end traceability coverage of high-level requirements to analyze the impact of requirement changes in a single view.

Select the high-level requirements impacted by a change. Display traceability columns to inspect the impact of changes to low-level requirements, tests, design elements linked across all traceability levels.

Manage safety risks using the most popular Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) method.

Identify potential failure modes, their causes, and effects on the system. Assess risks and determine corrective actions.

Link risks to safety requirements mitigating the risks. Analyze risks traceability matrix to ensure that the safety requirements are verified.

Export documents to MS Word using your custom Word template. From Word, generate PDF files or digitally sign documents for sharing.

Export documents to MS Excel, HTML, CSV, or another structured text format.

Export requirements from ReqView into a ReqIF file and import it to a 3rd party tool used by your team or partners.

Customize export templates to get reports with the layout and visual style you need.

ReqView records every project change. Display history of changes of any requirement. Filter changed objects.

Manage versions of requirements projects in a Version Control System (VCS). ReqView supports integration with Subversion (SVN).

Create project baselines. Display document changes since a project baseline using side-by-side comparison.

Share projects on a local network drive, cloud drive, or Subversion (SVN) repository.

Prevent merge conflicts by exclusive document editing.

Edit documents offline and save changes back to the project repository when you are online.

ReqView stores projects in human-readable files with JSON format. Don't worry about vendor lock-in; you own your data.

Integrate ReqView with other tools via ReqView open file format.

Don't be afraid of information security. ReqView is a client-side application storing all project data locally. No sensitive data are sent to the Internet.

Share projects on your local network drive. You don't need to install any database.

Export ReqView documents describing epics, user stories, or requirements to Jira issues. Preserve parent-child relationships of exported requirements. Navigate between Jira and ReqView by clicking on URL links.

Synchronize back Jira issue status or assignee into ReqView.

Customers value our outstanding remote support. Just send us your questions by email or via the customer support portal. We will be happy to answer your questions or resolve your issues promptly.

Read our public customer reviews on Capterra to see for yourself.

We transfer our knowledge and experience to customers publishing reusable resources.

However, if you need help with your specific use case, we will be happy to assist you and offer custom training, data import, reports, or other services.

Download ReqView and use the default FREE license for editing small projects. This is also a popular option for users who need to view projects only, typically developers.

Purchase the PRO license for each user who needs to edit a project or use advanced features.

If you need a cost-effective solution for a larger team, choose the ENTERPRISE license. Install a license server at your premises to share the floating license within your company.

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