2022 Predator News

June 23rd 2022 - International Women in Engineering Day

A nod to the achievements of all women engineers the world over, along with encouragement for women training to become engineers. Enjoy your day and everyone at Predator Software salutes you.

Women in Engineering

June 16th 2022 - Predator PDM v11.0.275 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.275 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds option to automatically release a vault item within the New Vault Item wizard
  • Adds option to automatically release a vault item within the Revise Vault Item wizard
  • Adds option to view the vault and default to initially display vaults only
  • Adds option to view the vault and default to initially display vaults + one level
  • Adds option to view the vault and default to initially display vaults + two levels
  • Adds option to view the vault and default to initially display vaults + three levels
  • Adds option to view the vault and default to initially display vaults + all levels
  • Adds option to view the last selected vault item (default behavior with previous versions)
  • Adds GetReleasedVaultItemIDFromAssetID method to the Vault Item object within the PDM APIs
  • Adds GetReleasedVaultItemIDFromAssetIDVBS method to the Vault Item object within the PDM APIs
  • Adds automatic lookups for all components during data entry within all vault item pulldowns
  • Improves vault item pulldowns to support more flexible validation with barcodes and QR codes
  • Improves and simplifies RFID, QR and barcode reader programming for shop floor operation
  • Improves validation of component numbers during data entry within all vault item pulldowns

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.275 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 15th 2022 - Predator MDC Export Service v11.0.0.49 is released

Predator MDC Export Service v11.0.0.49 has been released. This update makes the following improvements:

  • Adds 2022 End User License Agreement to the install
  • Adds option to toggle anonymous style authentication to the OPC ULA protocol
  • Adds option to configure the refresh rate between 1 and 60 seconds for all protocols
  • Adds default display refresh rate of 5 seconds for all protocols
  • Improves PDF documentation

Customers can contact Predator Software at sales@predator-software.com for details and pricing.

June 10th 2022 - Predator CNC Editor v11.0.57 is re-released

Predator CNC Editor v11.0.57 has been re-released. This re-release adds backplotting improvements:

  • Includes Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1150 for 2 backplotting improvements - Learn more

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.57 of Predator CNC Editor from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator CNC Editor should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

June 9th 2022 - Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1150 is released

Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1150 has been released. Refer to the following details:

  • Fixes a bug with tangent last style circular interpolation, for example Fagor G8
  • Fixes a bug with three point style circular interpolation, for example Fagor G9

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.1.1150 of Predator Virtual CNC from our web site. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Virtual CNC should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

June 5th 2022 - Predator DNC v11.0.1.1137 is released

Predator DNC v11.0.1.1137 has been released. Refer to the following improvements:

  • Adds support for Send Events Link when used with the Fanuc Focas Terminator
  • Adds support for File and Sub Program Link when used with the Fanuc Focas Terminator
  • Improves support for mixing program numbers and filenames within the Fanuc Focas Terminator
  • Improves support for Fanuc filenames during receive from CNC commands within the Fanuc Focas Terminator
  • Improves compiler optimization options on certain files
  • Improves build process for some protocol DLLs
  • Improves installation of all .INI files
  • Improves use of the Fanuc Focas library during open and close procedures
  • Includes 2 bug fixes via Predator CNC Editor v11.0.57 - Learn more
  • Includes 8 new CNC backplotting improvements via Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1145 - Learn more
  • Includes Predator Secure DNC v11.0.0.144
  • Fixes a bug with the Microsoft Excel link .INI file location
  • Fixes a bug with the Microsoft Access link .INI file location
  • Fixes a bug with the ASCII link .INI file location
  • Fixes a bug with the HTML link .INI file location
  • Fixes a bug with the splash screen
  • Fixes a bug with IP4 addressing and Predator Secure DNC

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.1.1137 of Predator DNC from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator DNC should contact their local Predator VAR or Predator Software at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

June 4th 2022 - Predator CNC Editor v11.0.57 is re-released

Predator CNC Editor v11.0.57 has been re-released. This re-release adds backplotting improvements:

  • Includes Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1145 for 8 backplotting improvements - Learn more

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.57 of Predator CNC Editor from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator CNC Editor should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

June 3rd 2022 - Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1145 is released

Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1145 has been released. Refer to the following details:

  • Adds Fagor_HL8050.rpi reverse post
  • Adds G2 and G3 style polar coordinate support within Fagor 8050 CNC mills
  • Adds G2 and G3 style polar coordinate support within Fagor 8050 CNC lathes
  • Improves Fagor 8050 and 8055 style high level commands
  • Improves Fagor reverse posts to better support radius style rectangular pockets
  • Fixes a bug with standard sequence number searching when proceeded by a space character
  • Fixes a bug with canceling infinite macro loops
  • Fixes a bug with Fagor G93 polar coordinates

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.1.1145 of Predator Virtual CNC from our web site. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Virtual CNC should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

June 2nd 2022 - Predator MDC Export Service v11.0.0.48 is released

Predator MDC Export Service v11.0.0.48 has been released. This update makes the following improvements:

  • Adds the number of machines to the log during startup
  • Adds a warning when there are no machines within the database
  • Adds user name and password authentication to the OPC ULA protocol
  • Improves formatting within the JSON protocol
  • Improves PDF documentation

Customers can contact Predator Software at sales@predator-software.com for details and pricing.

May 31st 2022 - Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.178 is released

Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.178 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds support for Hurco WinMax style MTConnect default tags within v1.1, v1.2, v1.3 and v1.4 protocols
  • Adds support for UnitIDs within the Modbus protocol
  • Adds support for the common data folder within the installer and Windows Service
  • Improves the tray icon when permissions to restart the service are disabled
  • Fixes a bug within the MTConnect v1.4 protocol to display the correct version number within the log file

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.0.178 of Predator CNC Service from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator CNC Service should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

April 18th 2022 - Predator Import Service v11.0.0.8 is released

Predator Import Service v11.0.0.8 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds Predator Import Service status to the tool tip within the tray application
  • Adds Predator Import application status to the tool tip
  • Adds secondary instance of the Predator Import Service checking including the Predator Import application
  • Adds secondary instance of the Predator Import application checking including the Predator Import Service
  • Improves the Import Service's tray application Restart feature to honor group policy settings
  • Fixes a bug with temp folder location when processing ZIP files

Customers that have purchased Predator Integration services with a current subscription to Premier Support can request v11.0.0.8 of Predator Import Service at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Import Service should contact us at support@predator-software.com for upgrade details.

April 9th 2022 - Predator CNC Editor v11.0.57 is released

Predator CNC Editor v11.0.57 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Fixes a bug with LIGHT style licensing
  • Fixes a bug with Options Upgrade

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.57 of Predator CNC Editor from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator CNC Editor should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

April 9th 2022 - Predator CNC Editor Light v11.0.57 is released

Predator CNC Editor Light v11.0.57 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Fixes a bug with LIGHT style licensing
  • Fixes a bug with Options Upgrade

Customers can download v11.0.57 of Predator CNC Editor Light from our web site at any time. Customers needing more functionality should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

April 4th 2022 - Predator DNC v11.0.1.1084 is released

Predator DNC v11.0.1.1084 has been released. Refer to the following improvements:

  • Adds 2022 End User License Agreement to the install
  • Adds installation details within the Windows Registry during the install
  • Improves refreshing of live folders
  • Includes 10+ new CNC editing improvements via Predator CNC Editor v11.0.56 - Learn more
  • Includes 14 new CNC backplotting improvements via Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1084 - Learn more
  • Fixes a bug with Live Folders

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.1.1084 of Predator DNC from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator DNC should contact their local Predator VAR or Predator Software at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

April 3rd 2022 - Predator CNC Editor v11.0.56 is re-released

Predator CNC Editor v11.0.56 has been re-released. This re-release adds backplotting improvements:

  • Includes Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1083 for 6 backplotting improvements - Learn more

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.56 of Predator CNC Editor from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator CNC Editor should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

April 2nd 2022 - Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1083 is released

Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1083 has been released. Refer to the following details:

  • Adds installation details within the Windows Registry during the install
  • Improves OpenGL performance
  • Improves Fagor reverse posts to support the IF command
  • Fixes a bug with some cutter compensation corner offsets
  • Fixes a bug with Fagor style GOTO with line numbers
  • Fixes a bug with Fanuc style G43 when started before a tool change and applied after an M6

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.1.1083 of Predator Virtual CNC from our web site. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Virtual CNC should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

April 1st 2022 - Predator PDM v11.0.274 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.274 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds the MDC object to PDM APIs for Predator PDM Enterprise
  • Adds DoSQL2 method to the Logon object within the PDM APIs
  • Adds DoSQL3 method to the Logon object within the PDM APIs
  • Adds GetMachineIDsByNumber method to the Machine object within the PDM APIs
  • Improves PDM APIs for SAP integration
  • Improves PDM API installation
  • Fixes a bug with custom commands and multiple vaults with the Show on all vaults option
  • Fixes a bug with \VaultFullName introduced with build 273

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.274 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 31st 2022 - Predator Touch HMI v11.0.22.5 is released

Predator Touch HMI v11.0.20.5 has been released. This update makes the following improvements:

  • Adds Auto Center property within the Form section
  • Adds Monitor property within the Form section to force a specific monitor
  • Adds automatic return to the first monitor if the second, third etc. are not available
  • Adds \A1 through \A9 Command line variable support to the Port method
  • Adds \A1 through \A9 Command line variable support to IP Address method
  • Adds error message when defined UNC paths don't exist as defined with folder dialog prompts
  • Improves Predator Copyright to 2022
  • Improves the PDF documentation

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.22.5 of Predator Touch HMI from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Touch HMI should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

March 15th 2022 - Predator Software drops its COVID-19 Release Agreement

Predator Software recognizes the reduction of COVID-19 cases and has dropped the requirement for a mutual signed COVID-19 Release Agreement prior to any onsite activity. Predator Software may require a signed COVID-19 Release Agreement for international travel when a country's COVID-19 case load presents as high risk. This policy is in alignment with the guidelines from the CDC and public health officials to improve the safety measures for our customers and co-workers. Call 503-292-7151 and press 2 for Customer Service to discuss COVID-19 safety or concerns.

March 13th 2022 - Predator MDC v11.0.328 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.328 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds 2022 End User License Agreement to the install
  • Adds installation details within the Windows Registry during the install
  • Improves Copyright date within PMDC.exe
  • Improves Unicode support
  • Improves Machine Downtime chart
  • Improves Shift Summary reports
  • Improves Production Details reports
  • Improves Cycles and Parts chart when consolidating the results
  • Improves the legend with Trend Analysis charts
  • Improves an intermittent formatting with Performance Ranking charts
  • Improves a number of component reports
  • Improves a number of component wizards when loading a large number of records is required
  • Improves support for custom date ranges within report filter dialogs
  • Improves processing large numbers of MDC log records
  • Includes PMDATA7.dll version 11.0.84 within Predator MDC Service
  • Includes Predator MDC Service version 11.0.32
  • Removed the database activity indicator (it was causing more issues than it addressed)
  • Fixes a bug when searching within the online help
  • Fixes a bug with exiting the application within the middle of an action
  • Fixes a bug with Oracle editions with database queries that utilized the UNION function
  • Fixes a bug with the Predator MDC Service reporting a configuration error on startup within the Event Viewer
  • Fixes a bug with the Predator MDC Service support of Oracle

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.328 of Predator MDC from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact at us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

March 12th 2022 - Predator CNC Editor v11.0.56 is released

Predator CNC Editor v11.0.56 has been released. This release makes the following improvement:

  • Adds 2022 End User License Agreement to the install
  • Adds installation details within the Windows Registry during the install
  • Improves Copyright date within PEDITOR.exe
  • Improves Unicode support
  • Improves a number of component reports - Enterprise edition
  • Improves a number of component wizards when loading a large number of records is required - Enterprise edition
  • Removed the database activity indicator (it was causing more issues than it addressed) - Enterprise edition
  • Fixes a bug when searching within the online help
  • Fixes a bug with exiting the application within the middle of an action - Enterprise edition
  • Fixes a bug with Oracle editions with database queries that utilized the UNION function - Enterprise edition

Customers can download v11.0.56 of Predator CNC Editor Light from our web site at any time. Customers needing more functionality should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

March 12th 2022 - Predator CNC Editor Light v11.0.56 is released

Predator CNC Editor Light v11.0.56 has been released. This release makes the following improvement:

  • Adds 2022 End User License Agreement to the install
  • Adds installation details within the Windows Registry during the install
  • Improves Copyright date within PEDITOR.exe
  • Improves Unicode support
  • Fixes a bug when searching within the online help

Customers can download v11.0.56 of Predator CNC Editor Light from our web site at any time. Customers needing more functionality should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

March 11th 2022 - Predator Tracker v11.0.92 is released

Predator Tracker v11.0.92 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds 2022 End User License Agreement to the install
  • Adds installation details within the Windows Registry during the install
  • Improves Copyright date within PTRACKER.exe
  • Improves Unicode support
  • Improves a number of component reports
  • Improves Edit Cutter Insert Quantity wizard
  • Improves View Kit window
  • Improves a number of component wizards when loading a large number of records is required
  • Removed the database activity indicator (it was causing more issues than it addressed)
  • Fixes a bug when searching within the online help
  • Fixes a bug with exiting the application within the middle of an action
  • Fixes a bug with Oracle editions with database queries that utilized the UNION function

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.92 of Predator Tracker from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Tracker should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

March 10th 2022 - Predator Travelers v11.0.32 is released

Predator Travelers v11.0.32 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds 2022 End User License Agreement to the install
  • Adds installation details within the Windows Registry during the install
  • Improves Copyright date within PTRAV.exe
  • Improves Unicode support
  • Improves a number of component reports
  • Improves a number of component wizards when loading a large number of records is required
  • Removed the database activity indicator (it was causing more issues than it addressed)
  • Fixes a bug when searching within the online help
  • Fixes a bug with exiting the application within the middle of an action
  • Fixes a bug with Oracle editions with database queries that utilized the UNION function

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.32 of Predator Travelers from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Travelers should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

March 9th 2022 - Predator PDM v11.0.273 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.273 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds 2022 End User License Agreement to the install
  • Adds installation details within the Windows Registry during the install
  • Improves Copyright date within PPDM.exe
  • Improves Unicode support
  • Improves a number of component reports
  • Improves Vault Item File report
  • Improves Where Used reports
  • Improves a number of component wizards when loading a large number of records is required
  • Improves support for custom date ranges within report filter dialogs
  • Improves the Manufacturing Status report to use X just like viewing manufacturing statuses
  • Improves the Quality Status report to use X just like viewing quality statuses
  • Improves display of filenames within View Vault
  • Removed the database activity indicator (it was causing more issues than it addressed)
  • Fixes a bug with the \VaultFullName variable with released vault item shortcuts
  • Fixes a bug when searching within the online help
  • Fixes a bug with exiting the application within the middle of an action
  • Fixes a bug with Oracle editions with database queries that utilized the UNION function

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.273 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 8th 2022 - Predator Software restores https service on this website

Unfortunately, we lost https service on this website on March 2nd and it took us several days to restore the peace of mind that https provides. Thanks for your patience.

February 19th 2022 - Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1041 is released

Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1041 has been released. Refer to the following details:

  • Adds 2022 End User License Agreement to the install
  • Improves Fagor mill reverse post processor to exclude G0, G1, G2 and G3 from canceling cycles
  • Improves Fagor 8050 G83 drill cycles for mills and lathes
  • Improves Heidenhain CNC support when the Manual_Tool_Length parameter is set to auto
  • Improves cutter compensation options for outer corners
  • Improves lead in and lead out calculations
  • Fixes a bug when traversing backplot motion after inspection
  • Fixes a bug when reprocessing models

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.1.1041 of Predator Virtual CNC from our web site. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Virtual CNC should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

February 18th 2022 - New End User License Agreement

Predator Software has released the 2022 version of its End User License Agreement or EULA to its customers. This release makes the following major improvements:

  • Adds ten new definitions
  • Adds support for annual subscriptions
  • Improves three existing definitions
  • Improves NFR, evaluation, demo and light software licensing options
  • Improves international support
  • Improves Section 1.7 - Right to Grant Licenses
  • Improves Section 2.1 - SIM included with Purchased Software
  • Improves Section 8 - Additional software/services
  • Improves Section 13 - Termination
  • Improves Section 14 - Limited Warranty for Software
  • Improves Section 17 - Limitation of Liability and Remedies

Customers can receive the benefits of this new agreement immediately. Customers and prospects can request a copy of Predator Software's EULA from our web site at any time. Customers that have EULA questions or concerns should contact us at legal@predator-software.com as required.

February 5th 2022 - Support for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 is improved

Support for the latest release of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 2112 is now included with the latest v11 releases of the following Predator applications:

  • Predator CNC Editor - All Editions
  • Predator DNC - All Editions
  • Predator DNC Connect
  • Predator MDC - Windows Editions
  • Predator PDM - All Editions
  • Predator Touch HMI
  • Predator Tracker - All Editions
  • Predator Travelers - All Editions
  • Predator Virtual CNC - All Editions

For additional details on Predator Software's support of Citrix, click to Learn More.

January 29th 2022 - Predator DNC v11.0.1.1013 is released

Predator DNC v11.0.1.1013 has been released. Refer to the following improvements:

  • Improves default folder location within the Secure DNC terminator
  • Improves DNC log display when switching between machines within shop floor mode
  • Improves Microsoft SQL Server connections to be more flexible with preference given to the more secure options
  • Improves RegEx Protocol link's build process
  • Improves Fanuc Focas Data terminator's build process
  • Improves Danobat terminator's build process
  • Improves Heidenhain link's build process
  • Improves Predator Secure PLC terminator's build process
  • Improves VB scripting link's build process
  • Includes pmdata7.dll version 11.0.0.83
  • Includes 20+ new CNC editing improvements via Predator CNC Editor v11.0.55 - Learn more
  • Includes 18 new CNC backplotting improvements via Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1016 - Learn more
  • Includes Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server v18.6 improvements - Learn more
  • Fixes a bug with the FTP Client terminator's initial file transfer when extensions are excluded
  • Fixes a bug with Receive from CNC using the DMG Mori MAPPS terminator when paths/heads are greater than 1

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.1.1013 of Predator DNC from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator DNC should contact their local Predator VAR or Predator Software at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 28th 2022 - Predator CNC Editor v11.0.55 is re-released

Predator CNC Editor v11.0.55 has been re-released. This re-release adds backplotting improvements:

  • Includes Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1016 for 2 backplotting improvements - Learn more

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.55 of Predator CNC Editor from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator CNC Editor should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 27th 2022 - Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1016 is released

Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.1016 has been released. Refer to the following details:

  • Fixes a bug with adding path registry entries during installation introduced in v11.0.1.984
  • Fixes a bug with processing cutter compensation during ramp moves

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.1.1016 of Predator Virtual CNC from our web site. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Virtual CNC should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 26th 2022 - Predator PDM v11.0.272 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.272 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Improves Help About dialog to optionally display pmdata7.dll details
  • Improves New Events Touch to eliminate requiring pmdata7.dll - Enterprise edition
  • Improves application installation by removing pmdata7.dll

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.272 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 25th 2022 - Predator MDC v11.0.327 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.327 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Improves Help About dialog to optionally display pmdata7.dll details
  • Improves New Events Touch to eliminate requiring pmdata7.dll
  • Improves application installation by removing pmdata7.dll
  • Improves manual data entry of dates within date fields
  • Improves Predator MDC Service's use of integrated security with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Improves MDC object's use of integrated security with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Includes PMDATA7.dll version 11.0.83 within Predator MDC Service
  • Includes Predator MDC Service version 11.0.31
  • Fixes a bug with the installation, affecting the Save as HTML option within the report viewer

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.327 of Predator MDC from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact at us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 24th 2022 - Predator Flex/N Driver v4.10.490

Predator Flex/N Driver v4.10.490 has been released. Refer to the following improvements:

  • Adds Flex/N Device Discovery utility
  • Adds TLS, Transport Layer Security, version 1.3 support
  • Adds optional TLS v1.2 minimum requirement
  • Adds SHA256 secret key authentication support
  • Improves several security features as detailed in CVE-2020-24357
  • Fixes a bug with consecutive high initial COM port number assignments
  • Fixes a bug with "Wait for COM open request" when the encryption option is enabled
  • Fixes a bug with a potential invalid memory access when parsing a device query response

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v4.10.490 of the Predator Flex/N driver from our web site at any time.

January 23rd 2022 - Predator PDM v11.0.271 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.271 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds support for the "All" date range within vault item history reports
  • Adds support for remembering the date range within vault item history reports
  • Adds display of selected date range within vault item history reports
  • Adds support for the "All" date range within vault item status reports
  • Adds support for remembering the date range within vault item status reports
  • Improves manual data entry of dates within date fields
  • Fixes a bug with the Vault Item File report when specific selections are made
  • Fixes a bug with the report title in vault item history reports when the range was not All
  • Fixes a bug with the installation, affecting the Save as HTML option within the report viewer

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.271 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 22nd 2022 - Predator CNC Editor v11.0.55 is re-released

Predator CNC Editor v11.0.55 has been re-released. This re-release makes the following improvement:

  • Fixes a bug with the installation, affecting the Save as HTML option within the report viewer

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.55 of Predator CNC Editor from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator CNC Editor should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 22nd 2022 - Predator CNC Editor Light v11.0.55 is re-released

Predator CNC Editor v11.0.55 has been re-released. This re-release makes the following improvement:

  • Fixes a bug with the installation, affecting the Save as HTML option within the report viewer

Customers can download v11.0.55 of Predator CNC Editor Light from our web site at any time. Customers needing more functionality should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 21st 2022 - Predator Tracker v11.0.91 is re-released

Predator Tracker v11.0.91 has been re-released. This re-release makes the following improvement:

  • Fixes a bug with the installation, affecting the Save as HTML option within the report viewer

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.91 of Predator Tracker from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Tracker should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 20th 2022 - Predator Travelers v11.0.31 is re-released

Predator Travelers v11.0.31 has been re-released. This re-release makes the following improvement:

  • Fixes a bug with the installation, affecting the Save as HTML option within the report viewer

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.31 of Predator Travelers from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Travelers should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 19th 2022 - Predator Import Service v11.0.0.7 is released

Predator Import Service v11.0.0.7 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds a tray icon to the Predator Import application with a restart option
  • Adds an error message when an action's application can't be found

Customers that have purchased Predator Integration services with a current subscription to Premier Support can request v11.0.0.7 of Predator Import Service at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Import Service should contact us at support@predator-software.com for upgrade details.

January 13th 2022 - Predator MDC v11.0.326 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.326 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds additional international language resources
  • Fixes a bug introduced with v11.0.325 to support Unicode strings within several reports and wizards

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.326 of Predator MDC from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact at us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 12th 2022 - Predator CNC Editor v11.0.55 is released

Predator CNC Editor v11.0.55 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds additional international language resources
  • Fixes a bug introduced with v11.0.54 to support Unicode strings within several reports and wizards - Enterprise Edition

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download v11.0.55 of Predator CNC Editor from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator CNC Editor should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 12th 2022 - Predator CNC Editor Light v11.0.55 is released

Predator CNC Editor v11.0.55 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds additional international language resources

Customers can download v11.0.55 of Predator CNC Editor Light from our web site at any time. Customers needing more functionality should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 11th 2022 - Predator Travelers v11.0.31 is released

Predator Travelers v11.0.31 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds additional international language resources
  • Fixes a bug introduced with v11.0.29 to support Unicode strings within several reports and wizards

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.31 of Predator Travelers from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Travelers should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 10th 2022 - Predator Import Service v11.0.0.6 is released

Predator Import Service v11.0.0.6 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds support for the initial Predator data folder within the application and the installation
  • Improves error and message logging
  • Improves digital signing of the stand alone application
  • Improves the user interface by removing the console window within the stand alone application

Customers that have purchased Predator Integration services with a current subscription to Premier Support can request v11.0.0.6 of Predator Import Service at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Import Service should contact us at support@predator-software.com for upgrade details.

January 8th 2022 - Predator PDM v11.0.268 is released

Predator PDM v11.0.268 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds support selecting a different target vault within the Copy Vault Hierarchy wizard
  • Adds support selecting a different target vault within the Move Vault Hierarchy wizard
  • Adds smart defaults within the Copy Vault Hierarchy wizard
  • Adds smart defaults within the Move Vault Hierarchy wizard
  • Adds tool tip help within Copy Vault Hierarchy wizard
  • Adds tool tip help within Move Vault Hierarchy wizard
  • Adds error message to Copy Vault Hierarchy wizard when the source vault item contains shared files
  • Adds error message to Move Vault Hierarchy wizard when the source vault item contains shared files
  • Adds additional international language resources
  • Improves vault item history reports for international languages
  • Improves Copy Vault Hierarchy wizard to support all vault items vs. just the released vault item
  • Improves Move Vault Hierarchy wizard to support all vault items vs. just the released vault item
  • Improves Copy Vault Hierarchy wizard to require a unique target
  • Improves Move Vault Hierarchy wizard to require a unique target
  • Fixes a bug introduced with v11.0.266 to support Unicode strings within several reports and wizards

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.268 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 7th 2022 - Predator Tracker v11.0.91 is released

Predator Tracker v11.0.91 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds additional international language resources
  • Fixes a bug introduced with v11.0.89 to support Unicode strings within several reports and wizards

Customers with a current subscription to Premier Support can download and install v11.0.91 of Predator Tracker from our web site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator Tracker should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 6th 2022 - Predator Software updates COVID-19 Release Agreement

Predator Software has released version 1.0.8 of its COVID-19 Release Agreement. This updated agreement takes into consideration the latest guidelines from the CDC and public health officials to improve the safety measures for our customers and co-workers. Call 503-292-7151 and press 2 for Customer Service to discuss COVID-19 safety or concerns.

January 3rd 2022 - Predator USB-C RS232 Adapter is released

Predator USB-C RS232 Adapter has been released. With the popularity of USB-C only style PCs this new offering by Predator Software eliminates the need for yet another adapter.

USB-A and USB-C Connectors
  • 70280000 - Predator USB-A style RS232 Adapter
  • New! - 70290000 - Predator USB-C style RS232 Adapter

In addition, we have added additional Predator USB-C RS232 Grizzly cable bundles. Refer to the following details:

  • New! - 70290025 - 25 Foot Predator Grizzly USB-C Cable Bundle
  • New! - 70290050 - 50 Foot Predator Grizzly USB-C Cable Bundle
  • New! - 70290075 - 75 Foot Predator Grizzly USB-C Cable Bundle
  • New! - 70290100 - 100 Foot Predator Grizzly USB-C Cable Bundle
  • New! - 70290125 - 125 Foot Predator Grizzly USB-C Cable Bundle
  • New! - 70290150 - 150 Foot Predator Grizzly USB-C Cable Bundle
  • New! - 70290175 - 175 Foot Predator Grizzly USB-C Cable Bundle
  • New! - 70290200 - 200 Foot Predator Grizzly USB-C Cable Bundle

NOTE: The Predator USB-A RS232 Adapter and USB-A style Predator Grizzly cable bundles are still available and in stock.

January 1st 2022 - Predator Virtual CNC v11 supports nVIDIA's 472.84 drivers

Predator Virtual CNC v11.0.1.984 supports the nVIDIA RTX/QUADRO 472.84 driver release. This improved nVDIDIA graphics driver adds performance improvements while fixing several bugs. Support for a wide range of nVIDIA QUADRO graphics cards are included within nVIDIA's 461.40 release. Learn more

Predator Virtual CNC v11 supports nVIDIA QUADRO 442.74 drivers

NOTE: Laptop owners should always use graphics drivers provided by the laptop manufacturer.