bcTool is an easy to use, free application to program, control and log Uniden Bearcat Dynamic Memory Scanners. Works with BC246T, SC230, BR330T, UBC3500XLT, BCT15, BCD396T, and BCD996T models.


Differences between free and professional editions

The following table shows the differences between the free and professional editions of bcTool.

Programming Yes Yes
Scanner configuration Yes Yes
Logging Yes, time limited Yes, no limits
Recording Yes, time limited Yes, no limits
Remote Control Yes Yes
Location and GPS support Yes Yes
Multiple recording formats No Yes
Bandscope * No Yes
RadioReference Premium Import No Yes
Multiple simultaneous scanner support No Up to 4
Commercial use No Yes
Server features (when complete) No Yes
Vote for future features No Yes
Access to early and beta releases No Yes
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* Bandscope features are not supported by all models. Please make sure your scanner is using the most up to date firmware available, some models require a firmware upgrade from Uniden to support Bandscope. If you are not sure, please contact me with your scanner model and firmware version for confirmation of Bandscope support.


Please note that the server features are still a work in progress, but if purchase bcTool+ Professional now, you will receive the server when it is ready for use. You will also have the option to beta test early releases.