State of the art ballistics solver for calculating long range rifle trajectories. This solver and the library of ballistic coefficients is provided by Applied Ballistics and is the most accurate and complete ballistics app available.
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Best ballistics app
I’m a firm believer that Bryan Litz has forgotten more about ballistics than the majority of shooters will ever know, let alone understand. With that said, this app relies on the input of accurate information. The more accurate the inputs, the more accurate the resulting output. You absolutely must use accurate muzzle velocity based on accurate atmospheric readings at the time of measurement. It is crucial to then take accurate atmospheric readings at the time of the shot. There are several good ballistic apps out there, but I’ve not seen one any more accurate than Applied Ballistics. If you expect any ballistics app to give accurate information based on the muzzle velocity printed on the ammo box and what the local weatherman says the barometric pressure and temperature are, you’re not going to be happy with the results. Ballistics are all about the math and adding 4+5 will not get you to 10.
Advanced application but Output needs work
Corrected my error saying cdms did not transfer between ipad and iphone (they do). This is definitely an advanced app and not for the faint of heart. I read the books by Bryan Litz and I highly recommend those books to understand all the variables and the impact.
The user interface is clunky and it makes it a bit annoying when used, but you are getting the application for shooting not based on looks.
Here are my initial impressions
The CDMs are a bit expensive (1.99 each), but if they save you a few bullets you will come out ahead. I wish they had a way to buy a group of bullets at a discount such as all berger bullets in 30 caliber (or select x amount at a discount such as 10 bullets for 15 dollars).
The tables have problems with tables in the ipad. No issues with the view in the iphone 7s.
At this point I give it three stars for the issues with the ipad not correctly formatting the tables.
I think ballistic AE is a better app for more casual shooters who want basic G1 and G7 profiles and who remain out of the transonic due to the slicker interface/UI look.
The CDMs are a welcome addition and those who shoot at ranges through the transonic then this is the application you will need.
Problems since 2019 update
The HUD displays when a person changes the distance/wind do not adjust in the respective display panels, however the data for adjustments is displaying. An example, you will see the distance display as 950 yards, when adjusting the distance the yardage display does not change but the solutions change. The problem this causes is one may think they have a solution for XX yardage, but in fact the displayed distance is incorrect. Tried calling the customer service number as well as emailed costumer support.....crickets. Maybe they will fix these issues with the next update. Otherwise, great info and data. Easy to use and was extremely pleased before the software update. Now I’m patiently waiting on the fix to this issue.
- Applied Ballistics Media Inc
- 30.6 MB
Requires iOS 8.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Frequent/Intense Realistic Violence
- © Applied Ballistics
- In-App Purchases
- Custom Drag Model (CDM) for Australia 0.308cal 155gr HBC $1.99
- Custom Drag Model (CDM) for Barnes 0.224cal 62gr TTSXBT $1.99
- Custom Drag Model (CDM) for Barnes 0.224cal 69gr Match Burner $1.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.