Predator PDM™ v11 Release History

Predator PDM Software

October 19th 2020 - Predator PDM v11.0.237 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.237 has been released. This minor release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds automatic blank line removal when importing all major components
  • Adds C++ redistributable to improve Microsoft Access support
  • Improves Online Help
  • Includes Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server v18.4 improvements - Learn more
  • Fixes a bug with Microsoft Access editions reporting "Operation must use an updateable query"
  • Fixes a bug when importing pending jobs with the Microsoft SQL Server edition

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.237 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

June 9th 2020 - Predator PDM v11.0.236 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.236 has been released. This minor release fixes one bug:

  • Fixes a bug with the Full Screen Attachment function when viewing a reference style attachment

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.236 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 29th 2020 - Predator PDM v11.0.235 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.235 has been released. This minor release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds 10+ new icons for custom commands
  • Adds Collapse All function within View Vault and View Released Vault
  • Adds Double click option for toggle all within View Vault and View Released Vault
  • Improves Expand All function within View Vault and View Released Vault
  • Improves Report header within the Vault Item Files report
  • Improves Existing icons for custom commands
  • Improves Language resources
  • Fixes a bug in Select Quality or Manufacturing Status per User or User Group when unchecking the clear option
  • Fixes a bug in shop floor views when an old name only style list item is used

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.235 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 15th 2020 - Predator PDM v11.0.234 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.234 has been released. This minor release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds Vault Item Report with support for all attachments and shared files with multiple filtering options
  • Improves Shared file tooltips within View Vault
  • Improves English language resources
  • Fixes a bug with the Status Report intermittently returning multiple rows
  • Fixes a bug with creating a new network folder within the New or Edit Vault wizards

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.234 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

April 15th 2020 - Predator PDM v11.0.232 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.232 has been released. This minor release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds automatic unzip option when attaching vault items
  • Adds automatic drag and drop unzip option when attaching vault items
  • Improves install and uninstall to support unzip components

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.232 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

April 4th 2020 - Predator PDM v11.0.231 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.231 has been released. This minor release makes the following improvements:

  • Improves the Database tab within the Logon dialog
  • Improves Online Help

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.231 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

March 21st 2020 - Predator PDM v11.0.229 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.229 has been released. This version makes the following improvements:

  • Adds new \MachineNotes custom command line variable
  • Adds new Predator PDM icon
  • Adds Prompt to optionally repeat an import
  • Adds Automatic sorting of importing components
  • Adds Database selection within the Logon dialog in the Microsoft SQL Server edition
  • Improves shopfloor view defaults and resizing to favor content display
  • Improves vault performance when read only access is provided
  • Improves International language resources
  • Improves pimportworksheet.xls
  • Improves Database connection messages in the Microsoft SQL Server edition
  • Improves Vault security when the -RemoteConnection option is used
  • Improves Vault cache logic
  • Improves trace mode details
  • Fixes a bug with toggling Show on Shop Floor with component reference attachments
  • Fixes a bug with enabling the Back button within the Release wizard when there are no custom fields
  • Fixes a bug with importing shared file notes
  • Fixes a bug with displaying online help within the Status Report wizard
  • Fixes a bug with error messaging when importing component attachments
  • Fixes a bug when a user logs in without any user or user group permissions

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.229 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

February 21st 2020 - Predator PDM v11.0.226 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.226 has been released. This version makes the following improvements:

  • Adds TLS 1.2 support to all Predator PDM for SQL Server editions
  • Adds TLS 1.2 support to the Predator PDM API
  • Adds preference for 32bit and 64bit Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server to all Predator PDM editions
  • Adds preference for 32bit and 64bit Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server to the Predator PDM API
  • Adds 64bit v18.3 of Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server to the install
  • Adds new Predator PDM icon to the download package
  • Adds configurable PDM API user via the Predator PDM Administrator
  • Adds new PDM API method udtLogon.LogOnAPIUser
  • Improves Check In wizard color highlighting
  • Improves International language support
  • Improves secure download dialog within the download package

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.226 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

August 3rd 2019 - Predator PDM v11.0.221 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.221 has been released. This version makes the following improvements:

  • Adds always on display of vault item asset numbers
  • Adds manufacturing status control of editing vault items
  • Adds quality status control of editing vault items
  • Adds -IgnoreStartup command line option to override View Vault
  • Improves the Attach Files wizard to optionally work with Pending vault items
  • Improves finding of vault items by asset number
  • Improves vault loading status
  • Improves English language resources
  • Improves shopfloor browsing to be identical to engineering browsing
  • Improves re-install process
  • Improves API installation
  • Fixes a bug sorting work centers within the Edit wizard
  • Fixes a bug displaying a blank dialog after importing vault items

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.221 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 1st 2019 - Predator PDM v11.0.217 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.217 has been released. This version makes the following improvements:

  • Adds Tabbed File Select option to shop floor views
  • Adds tool tips per file to shop floor views
  • Adds F10 and F11 keyboard shortcuts for next and previous file
  • Improves Installation processes when updating an existing installation
  • Fixes a bug introduced with build 215 with language resources
  • Fixes a bug introduced with build 215 with Multi Event processing
  • Fixes a bug with assigning default color for New Events Touch

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.217 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

April 25th 2019 - Predator PDM v11.0.216 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.216 has been released. This version makes the following improvements:

  • Improves Copyright to 2019
  • Includes PMDATA7 v11.0.76
  • Fixes a bug introduced with build 215 with resource strings

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.216 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

April 20th 2019 - Predator PDM v11.0.215 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.215 has been released. This version makes the following improvements:

  • Adds 11 custom command variables
  • Adds 4 integration options to New Events Touch within PDM Enterprise
  • Adds DecodeAttVariable method to the PDM APIs
  • Improves New Events Touch's machine pulldown within PDM Enterprise
  • Improves New Events Touch's refresh button within PDM Enterprise
  • Improves New Events Touch with Multi Event within PDM Enterprise
  • Improves International Resources
  • Improves Online Help
  • Includes Predator PDM API v11.0.18
  • Fixes a bug with Multi Event usage w/New Events Touch within PDM Enterprise

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.215 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

March 14th 2019 - Predator PDM v11.0.214 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.214 has been released. This version fixes several Predator PDM Enterprise only bugs that were introduced with the previous v11.0.213 release. Refer to the following details:

  • Improves Error handling with loading a file
  • Includes PMDATA7.dll version 11.0.75
  • Fixes a bug with the Part Start dialog
  • Fixes a bug with the Job End dialog with the Access edition
  • Fixes a bug with Setup Start processing with the SQL Server edition

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.214 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

February 23rd 2019 - Predator PDM v11.0.213 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.213 has been released. This release primarily improves the New Events Touch dialog within the Enterprise edition. Refer to the following details:

  • Adds Require password confirmation before Logon Start event option
  • Adds Require jobs to be released to the shop floor option
  • Adds Finish Jobs automatically with Job End event option
  • Adds Release Jobs automatically with Job Start event option
  • Adds Customer and Part Type filters to the Job Start dialog
  • Adds Filtering based on the current job to the Part Start dialog
  • Adds -RemoteConnection vault option for testing
  • Improves PDM APIs to support source asset numbers for released vault items
  • Improves Editing jobs, even after they have been started
  • Improves Viewing Cutter and Insert Materials
  • Improves Online help
  • Includes PMDATA7.dll version 11.0.73
  • Includes PPDMAPI.dll version 11.0.17
  • Fixes a bug in displaying certain Job numbers within Edit Job with multiple parts
  • Fixes a bug importing cutter and insert material attachments

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.213 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

November 14th 2018 - Predator PDM v11.0.211 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.211 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds default refresh rate for New Events Touch in Predator PDM Enterprise
  • Improves "User Group" label width in the Assign Permissions dialog
  • Fixes a bug within the database login tab when switching Oracle hostnames
  • Fixes a bug in New Events Touch when re-assigning a downtime in Oracle

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.211 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

October 12th 2018 - Predator PDM v11.0.208 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.208 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds support for nested levels of release vault item shortcuts
  • Adds shop floor dialog for barcode and QR code scanning of released asset numbers
  • Adds -ViewVaultAssetDialog command line argument
  • Adds warnings to licensing when UAC is enabled
  • Adds support for database servers in different timezones
  • Adds initial loading feedback for huge quantities of parts and jobs
  • Improves touch screen support within the New Events Touch dialog
  • Improves multiple time zone support for the New Events Touch dialog
  • Improves font sizes, proportions and performance to New Events Touch
  • Improves International language support
  • Improves Online Help

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.208 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

August 26th 2018 - Predator PDM v11.0.204 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.204 has been released. This release makes the following fixes:

  • Improves Multiple monitor support in New Events Touch - Enterprise only
  • Improves Multi-Event support in New Events Touch - Enterprise only
  • Improves Trace output for complex troubleshooting
  • Improves Online Help
  • Removes parameterized Oracle queries
  • Fixes a bug when integrated with SAP CAMS
  • Fixes a bug importing component type attachments
  • Fixes a bug with editing manufacturing & quality statuses - Oracle only
  • Fixes a bug with the user and user group reports - Oracle only
  • Fixes a spelling error within the background image

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.204 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

July 11th 2018 - Predator PDM v11.0.198 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.198 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds Asset number column to five PDM reports
  • Adds Single quote characters within filenames for vault item attachments
  • Adds Single quote characters within filenames for reference attachments
  • Adds -PDM command line option to simplify licensing
  • Improves New Events Touch dialogs to scale automatically for high resolution tablets
  • Improves Vault Item Delete wizard
  • Improves Tab order in a number of wizards
  • Improves Deleting vaults within the Edit vault wizard
  • Improves Revision report layout
  • Improves View Components with Release Vault Item Shortcuts
  • Improves View Vault refresh with Show on Shop Floor toggle
  • Improves Trace output for complex troubleshooting
  • Improves Online Help
  • Fixes a bug with several Online Help IDs
  • Fixes a bug trying to release a vault item when the tree is collapsed
  • Fixes a bug displaying * vs. @ in the tab name in shop floor views

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.198 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 2nd 2018 - Predator PDM v11.0.194 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.194 has been released. This release makes the following fixes:

  • Improves International Resources
  • Improves Online Help
  • Fixes a bug with New Vault Item
  • Fixes a bug with New Manufacturing and Quality Status

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.194 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

March 1st 2018 - Predator PDM v11.0.184 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.184 has been released. This release makes the following fixes:

  • Fixes a bug with online help searching
  • Fixes a bug when multiple lists are used within a vault

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.184 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 31st 2017 - Predator PDM v11.0.183 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.183 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds overwrite prompting during install
  • Adds automatic critical file backup during install
  • Improves refreshing Enterprise's New Events Touch window
  • Improves Error message with missing vault item components
  • Fixes a bug with build 182 with initial user password creation

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.183 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 20th 2018 - Predator PDM v11.0.182 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.182 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds support for mixing Windows Pro and Home editions
  • Adds support for non-domain PCs to connect to domain hosted vaults
  • Improves Trace logs with domain details
  • Improves Show on Shop Floor menu toggle
  • Improves Show on Shop Floor with -ViewVaultItemDialog command line
  • Improves View vault performance
  • Improves Expand All performance within View vault
  • Improves Importing attachment performance
  • Improves Viewing vault item shortcuts
  • Improves Error messages with -ViewVaultItem command line
  • Improves New Events dialog within PDM Enterprise
  • Improves Tab order within many wizards
  • Improves Delete machine wizards
  • Improves Initial licensing to require Administrator permissions
  • Improves Logins to require Administrator permissions for PC options
  • Fixes a bug with logins
  • Fixes a bug with changing Predator passwords
  • Fixes a bug with View vault wizards after collapsing the tree
  • Fixes a bug with editing vault items

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.182 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

October 10th 2017 - Predator PDM v11.0.177 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.177 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds selector tool tips
  • Improves View Components with PgUp and PgDn key support
  • Improves International language resources
  • Fixes a bug with duplicate filenames

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.177 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

September 8th 2017 - Predator PDM v11.0.176 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.176 has been released. This minor release improves the following:

  • Improves SaveAs API with URLs
  • Fixes a bug with the -hidedatabase command line argument
  • Fixes a bug with the -viewvaultitemdialog command line argument
  • Fixes a bug with saving reports

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.176 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

July 15th 2017 - Predator PDM v11.0.174 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.174 has been released. This minor release adds FIPS compatibility while fixing a couple of issues. Refer to the the following improvements:

  • Improves FIPS compatibility with Predator FLM v11.0.0.2
  • Improves part serial number permissions
  • Improves importing manufacturing and quality requirements
  • Improves online help
  • Improves PDM APIs
  • Fixes a bug with running reports from View Components
  • Fixes a bug with editing custom fields
  • Fixes a rare bug with assigning icons to custom commands

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.174 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 12th 2017 - Predator PDM v11.0.169 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.169 has been released. This minor release adds a few new features while fixing a couple of issues. Refer to the the following improvements:

  • Simplified initial database creation
  • Improves international language resources
  • Improves New Events Touch refresh when switching machines
  • Improves New Events Touch default font color
  • Fixes a bug with initial database creation

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.169 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 10th 2017 - Predator PDM v11.0.168 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.168 has been released. This release includes the following improvements:

  • Adds Windows Authentication as a global password option
  • Adds New Users with Windows Authentication support
  • Adds Edit Users with Windows Authentication support
  • Adds Importing Users with Windows Authentication support
  • Adds Return toolbar button to shop floor view
  • Improves New Events Touch refresh when switching machines
  • Improves New Events Touch default font color
  • Improves switching back to Predator passwords
  • Improves Online Help
  • Improves Password recovery mode
  • Improves language resource file loading
  • Improves Attach command to prevent overwriting existing files
  • Fixes a bug with Assigning Permissions within standard PDM
  • Fixes a bug with FLM licensing on Windows 10, 2012 Server and 2016 Server

NOTE: The above FLM licensing fix requires Predator FLM v11.

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.168 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 of Predator PDM should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

February 19th 2017 - Predator PDM v11.0.167 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.167 has been released. This minor new release includes several enhancements. Refer to the the following improvements:

  • Adds History Report filter dialog within View Vault
  • Improves PDM APIs when used with Predator DNC
  • Improves Importing new vault items to support statuses
  • Improves LogOut toolbar button for better security
  • Improves International Language Resource loading
  • Fixes a bug when renaming a file that is checked out
  • Fixes a bug with Part Serial number wizards
  • Fixes a bug with the New Work Center wizard

NOTE: We still have a FLM licensing problem with Windows 10, 2012 Server and 2016 Server.

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.167 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

February 3rd 2017 - Predator PDM v11.0.162 is released

Predator PDM v11 is Released

Predator PDM v11.0.162 has been released. This major new release includes hundreds of new features and enhancements. Refer to the the following major improvements:

  • Adds Complex Vault support
  • Adds Sign Off and Recent History reports
  • Adds Filter By and Expand All functions
  • Adds File List view vs. Tab view
  • Adds Next and Previous file functions
  • Adds Release Vault Item shortcuts
  • Adds Navigate to Source and to Reference functions
  • Adds Save As and Move functions
  • Adds Undo Checkout function
  • Adds Unreleased and Password vault options
  • Adds Delete if Released and Read Only vault options
  • Adds Multiple ECN options
  • Adds Rename file wizard
  • Adds Machines per PC wizard
  • Adds Shop Floor Vault Item File Copy dialog
  • Adds Part Serial Numbers - Enterprise Only
  • Adds Custom Fields - Enterprise Only
  • Adds Manufacturing Requirements - Enterprise Only
  • Adds Quality Requirements - Enterprise Only
  • Adds New Events Touch - Enterprise Only
  • Adds New Multiple Monitor support
  • Adds New Toolbar buttons
  • Adds Complex Predator Passwords - Enterprise Only
  • Adds Active Directory Password support
  • Adds Microsoft Access 2016 and 2013 support
  • Adds Microsoft SQL Server 2014 support
  • Adds Oracle 12 support
  • Adds Windows 2016 Server support
  • Adds Windows 2012 Server support
  • Adds Windows 10 support
  • Adds several new command line options
  • Adds New Importing components
  • Improves PDM APIs
  • Improves Shop floor View
  • Improves Get, Check In and Check Out dialogs
  • Improves History and User reporting
  • Improves New, Edit and Revise vault item wizards
  • Improves Release and Rollback vault item wizards
  • Improves Change Manufacturing Status wizard
  • Improves Change Quality Status wizard
  • Improves Permissions and Working folders
  • Improves CFR21.1 support
  • Improves New and Edit User wizards
  • Improves New and Edit Vault wizards
  • Improves Vault Viewing with several new options
  • Improves Importing components and attachments
  • Improves Select PC per Machine wizard
  • Improves Performance
  • Improves International Language Resources
  • Improves Online Help
  • New Install

NOTE: We still have a FLM licensing problem with Windows 10, 2012 Server and 2016 Server.

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.162 of Predator PDM from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator PDM should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.