August 26, 2023—A free version 13.0 program update was released. This release included minor changes to the user interface and improved product stability. This update is free to anyone who owns version 13.
May 12, 2023—A free version 13.0 program update was released. This release updated 25 existing pieces of gear and fixed a handful of minor bugs. This update is free to anyone who owns version 13.
February 6, 2023—Version 13 was released. This version added more than 60 pieces of gear and includes numerous enhancements. Read about the changes to version 13. Learn how to upgrade from a previous version.
December 8, 2021—A free version 12.0 program update was released. This update improved the Gear Builder, the Gear Manager, gear importing and improved zooming with the mouse.
September 3, 2021—Version 12 was released. This version transitioned vRigger to 64 bits, improved the graphics, and added dozens of pieces of gear. Read about the changes to version 12. Learn how to upgrade from a previous version.
October 1, 2019—Version 11 was released. This version includes dozens of enhancements, more than 40 new pieces of gear, and the ability to create firefighting illustrations. Read about the changes to this version. (Maintenance builds were released on October 7 and December 1, 2019.)
Steve Achelis, the developer of vRigger, is also the author of Mountain Responder—When recreation and misfortune collide. Join Steve as he takes the reader along on wide array of mountain rescues. From rope rescues and helicopter crashes, to avalanche burials and swiftwater drownings, Steve and his teammates witnessed what few of us ever will. Learn more about the book.
Iterum, LLC (the company that created vRigger) also makes the best selling pre-hospital medical guide for iPhones and iPads. Learn more at the App Store. Iterum also publishes a free online quiz for paramedics and EMTs.
Be sure to use the Check for Updates command on vRigger's Gear (or Insert) toolbar to ensure that you have the latest version of vRigger.