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Geocentrix ReActiv - Reinforced slope design to HA 68

ReActiv 2 field test - now open

ReActiv 2 - reinforced slope design program

The field test for ReActiv 2 is now open. This new version of the program includes:

  • New - completely new user interface, based on Geocentrix's Re/x technology
  • New - interactive Drawing Board, with items automatically updated as their properties are changed
  • New - Project Manager, with all items clearly visible in one place
  • New - Property Inspector, provides easy-to-use controls for setting and changing properties of items
  • New - Stockyard, containing over 50 pre-built engineering items
  • New - Graph Paper, showing the top-10 potential failure mechanisms and a "heat plot" of required ground resistance
  • New - Reporter, providing flexible page-based reporting capabilities
  • New - Program Options, allows the program to be customized per installation
  • New - customizable catalogue of commonly-used geogrids, geotextiles, and soil nails
  • Improved - support for Windows 10 and Windows 11
  • Improved - grid and "critical" mechanism calculations combined into same analysis
  • Improved - support for wide area network licences
  • Improved - support for virtual private networks (VPN)
  • Fixed - error message 'Unhandled exception: Unknown exception' occurs when creating a new soil
  • Fixed - error message 'Unhandled exception: Unknown exception' occurs on program startup when old LIC file is present
Please note that this is pre-release software and it will contain bugs and errors. Do NOT use ReActiv 2 for design purposes at this stage. Geocentrix accepts no responsibility for your use of this pre-release software.

Development releases

Things to do before installing ReActiv 2

Release candidates (publicly available)

Hotfix #1 for Release Candidate 1

Hotfix 1 corrects the following issue in Build 5:

  • Case #3882 'Code execution cannot proceed because 'bindengine270.bpl' was not found'

To apply the hotfix, please do the following (you will need Administrator priveleges to do this):

  1. Close ReActiv
  2. Download this ZIP file (containing the missing file 'bindengine270.bpl') to a temporary folder on your computer
  3. Extract the contents of the ZIP file to C:\Program Files (x86)\Geocentrix\ReActiv\2.0
  4. Run Repute

Beta releases (available to ReAssurance customers/official testers only)

  • ReActiv 2.0.0 (Beta 2): 07/01/2022, Build 4 | release notes | Quick-Start Guide | User Manual | Reference Manual
  • ReActiv 2.0.0 (Beta 1): 20/12/2021, Build 20213 | release notes | Quick-Start Guide | User Manual | Reference Manual

Alpha releases (to internal testers only)

  • ReActiv 2.0.0 (Alpha 2): 13/12/2021, Build 20212 | release notes | Quick-Start Guide | User Manual | Reference Manual
  • ReActiv 2.0.0 (Alpha 1): 24/11/2021, Build 20211 | release notes | Quick-Start Guide | User Manual | Reference Manual


Geocentrix welcomes your feedback on ReActiuv 2 and suggestions for improvement. Please send all comments (favourable or unfavourable!) to Please format the subject line of your email as follows:

ReActiv 2 (<Release>) <build number> - bug/suggestion: <brief description>


ReActiv 2 (Beta 2) build 4: bug - borehole is drawn below ground level instead of above
ReActiv 2 (Beta 2) build 4: suggestion - add more geotextiles to the Stockyard

Thank you for your interest in ReActiv!


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