Predator MDC™ v11 Release History

Predator MDC v11 Release History

July 21st 2018 - Predator MDC v11.0.274 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.274 has been released. This release makes the following bug introduced in the previous version:

  • Fixes a bug with Predator MDC group by menus

Customers on software maintenance can download v11.0.274 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

July 13th 2018 - Predator MDC v11.0.273 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.273 has been released. This release makes the following fixes:

  • Adds Last 10, 12, 16, 18 and 24 hours to the Machine Timeline Chart
  • Adds Last 10, 12, 16, 18 and 24 hours to the Event Trend Chart
  • Adds Single quote characters within filenames for reference attachments
  • Improves New Events Touch dialogs to scale automatically for high resolution tablets
  • Improves Tab order in some wizards
  • Improves View Components with Release Vault Item Shortcuts
  • Improves Online Help
  • Fixes a bug with Command Analysis Report
  • Fixes a bug with MDC API for Custom End Events

Customers on software maintenance can download v11.0.273 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact us at sales@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 16th 2018 - Predator MDC v11.0.272 is released

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

  • Fixes an intermittent bug with Machine Time and Cost Chart footer
  • Fixes an intermittent bug with Machine Downtime and Cost Chart footer

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.272 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 14th 2018 - Predator MDC v11.0.271 is released

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

  • Improved Performance with View Machine Status and Last Cycle Time
  • Fixes a bug with View Machine Status and Microsoft Access
  • Fixes a bug with View Machine Status introduced with build 269

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.271 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 2nd 2018 - Predator MDC v11.0.269 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.269 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds Performance Ranking Charts to the Predator MDC edition
  • Adds Trend Analysis Charts to the Predator MDC edition
  • Adds Last Cycle option to View Machine Status
  • Adds Uppercase processing for automatic Job, Part and Operation creation
  • Improves International Resources
  • Improved Online Help
  • Fixes a bug with international currency symbols on charts
  • Fixes a bug with downgrading from Predator MDC Enterprise to Predator MDC

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.269 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 31st 2018 - Predator MDC v11.0.265 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.265 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds overwrite prompting during install
  • Adds automatic critical file backup during install
  • Improves View Machine Status's Refresh button
  • Improves refreshing New Events Touch window
  • Improves refreshing all View Component Status windows
  • Improves deleting a machine
  • Fixes a bug with build 263 with initial user password creation

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.265 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

January 20th 2018 - Predator MDC v11.0.263 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.263 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Improves Event Trend charts with 120, 30 & 15 second frequencies
  • Improves Event Trend charts with single events
  • Improves Machine Downtime & Cost charts with Microsoft Access
  • Improves Command Analysis Report to display hours vs. days
  • Improves Command Analysis Report to include current events
  • Improves Tab order within many wizards
  • Improves Delete machine
  • Improves 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

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.263 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

November 7th 2017 - Predator MDC v11.0.258 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.258 has been released. This release fixes a bug introduced with Predator MDC Service v11.0.64. In addition, it makes the following improvements:

  • Includes Predator MDC Service v11.0.65
  • Includes Sentinel SIM Server v7.6.9
  • Fixes a bug with New Event dialog
  • Fixes a bug with daylight savings time falling back

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.258 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

October 1st 2017 - Predator MDC v11.0.257 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.257 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  • Adds selector tool tips
  • Improves the Time option in View Machine Status
  • Improves View Components with PgUp and PgDn key support
  • Improves New Events Touch's function key and keyboard operation
  • Improves Trend Analysis chart with scheduled production percent
  • Improves the Machine Timeline Chart's filter dialog
  • Improves the Event Trend Chart's filter dialog
  • Improves Pie charts to eliminate zero value slices
  • Improves International language resources
  • Fixes a couple of bugs in the Production Trend Analysis chart
  • Fixes a bug with saving chart locations in My Favorites
  • Fixes a bug with Machine Timeline Chart Status & custom commands
  • Fixes a bug with the -hidedatabase command line argument

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.257 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

August 23rd 2017 - Predator MDC v11.0.249 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.249 has been released. This minor release fixes the following bugs:

  • Fixes a bug with printing some chart legends
  • Fixes a bug with Machine Time and Cost chart legend
  • Fixes a bug with Machine Timeline chart and None status

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.249 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

August 10th 2017 - Predator MDC v11.0.248 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.248 has been released. This release makes over a dozen application improvements including a significant boost in performance to the Predator MDC Service. Refer to the the following:

  • Improves favorite reports with multiple monitors
  • Improves manual user logins w/New Events Touch
  • Improves manual machine downtimes w/New Events Touch
  • Improves manual good parts w/New Events Touch
  • Improves manual scrapped parts w/New Events Touch
  • Improves manual custom commands w/New Events Touch
  • Improves New Events Touch to display multiple custom values
  • Improves Microsoft SQL Server database re-connection
  • Improves Advanced Machine Connection processing
  • Improves Machine Events report
  • Improves Predator MDC Service processing performance
  • Includes Predator MDC Service v11.0.64
  • Reduces overall load on the database instance
  • Fixes a bug with Machine Time and Cost chart legends
  • Fixes a bug with Machine Downtime and Cost chart legends
  • Fixes a bug with adding window sizes to My Favorites
  • Fixes a bug with indeterminate data with Microsoft SQL Server

NOTE: Enabling or disabling advanced machine connections for a specific machine, requires the Predator MDC Service to be restarted. Previously this was done automatically but at a performance penalty.

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.248 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

July 14th 2017 - Predator MDC v11.0.246 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.246 has been released. This very minor release makes a couple of changes.

  • Improves MDC APIs
  • Fixes a bug with running reports from View Components

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.246 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 or older of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

July 7th 2017 - Predator MDC v11.0.245 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.245 has been released. This minor release makes a number of improvements but mainly focuses on improving the Machine Timeline Chart based on customer feedback. Refer to the the following Machine Timeline Chart improvements:

  • Adds duration of chart to header
  • Adds date and time zooming to first or last segment
  • Improves legend display to eliminate multiple nones
  • Improves automatic and manual refresh logic
  • Improves date and time zooming to be easier to use
  • Improves display of no data for users, jobs, parts and operations
  • Improves display of cutoff events at the start and end
  • Improves overall chart performance
  • Improves performance with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Improves the use of arrow keys
  • Fixes a bug with displaying the same chart overnight
  • Fixes a bug when clicking on the chart while refreshing
  • Fixes a bug displaying the initial state in certain cases

Refer to the the following other MDC improvements:

  • Improves FIPS compatibility with Predator FLM v11.0.0.2
  • Improves part serial number permissions
  • Removed two deadlock conditions with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Fixes a tool tip bug with several charts
  • Fixes a very rare database driver issue

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.245 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

June 8th 2017 - Predator MDC v11.0.241 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.241 has been released. This minor release improves a number of features based on customer feedback. Refer to the the following improvements:

  • Adds Chinese, Japanese and Korean style reports w/non Asian Windows
  • Adds Locale display to Help About
  • Adds Deleting components with PDM requirements
  • Improves Multiple screen display support
  • Improves -Language command line argument
  • Improves Predator MDC Service Manager w/Adv. Machine Connections
  • Improves View Machine Status performance w/Microsoft SQL Server
  • Improves View OEE Status performance w/Microsoft SQL Server
  • Improves Chinese language resources
  • Improves Trend Analysis Chart legend to includes Averages & Totals
  • Improves Production Trend Analysis Chart display
  • Improves Global default for Horizontal style charts
  • Improves Horizontal style Performance Ranking Charts
  • Improves Import worksheet
  • Improves Online Help
  • Removes Automatic Cycle End when processing Part End
  • Removes Vertical style Production Trend Analysis Charts
  • Removes Vertical style Trend Analysis Charts
  • Fixes a bug with the Trend Analysis Chart to support Chinese
  • Fixes a bug with the View Machine Status and Since colors
  • Fixes an intermittent bug with Machine Timeline Chart

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.241 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 12th 2017 - Predator MDC v11.0.231 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.231 has been released. This minor release improves a few things while fixing a database creation bug. Refer to the the following improvements:

  • Improves MDC APIs
  • Simplifies initial database creation
  • Improves international language resources
  • Fixes a bug with initial database creation

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.231 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

May 9th 2017 - Predator MDC v11.0.229 is released

Predator MDC v11 Trend Charts

Predator MDC v11.0.229 has been released. This release includes a wide range of customer suggestions with most of them involving Windows Authentication, My Favorites and the Machine Timeline Chart. Along the way several other new features, enhancements and bug fixes have been completed. Refer to the the following improvements:

  • Adds Windows Authentication as a global password option
  • Adds Machine Status Since to red and green background colors
  • Adds Machine Status Finished Cycles to red and green background colors
  • Adds Machine Status Scrapped Parts to red background color
  • Adds Machine Status Good Parts to green background color
  • Adds New Users with Windows Authentication support
  • Adds Edit Users with Windows Authentication support
  • Adds Importing Users with Windows Authentication support
  • Improves Machine Status with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Improves View Machine with a better machine pulldown and titlebar
  • Improves View Machine with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Improves New Events Touch refresh when switching machines
  • Improves New Events Touch default font color
  • Improves Shopfloor Layout default font color
  • Improves switching back to Predator passwords
  • Improves Online Help
  • Improves Performance Ranking Charts with new average value
  • Improves Machine Timeline Chart for faster performance
  • Improves Machine Timeline Chart to display more machines
  • Improves Machine Timeline Chart when zooming
  • Improves Machine Timeline Chart when re-sizing
  • Improves Machine Timeline Chart when redrawing
  • Improves Machine Timeline Chart's use of the arrow buttons
  • Improves default Machine Downtime color
  • Improves My Favorites to restore report window sizes
  • Improves My Favorites with drag and drop operations
  • Improves My Favorites with duplicate machines, groups and locations
  • Improves My Favorites to remember folder states
  • Improves My Favorites to support multiple reports
  • Improves My Favorites with invalid window sizes
  • Improves My Favorites with saving special character
  • Improves Sub groups within report filters so By None is always first
  • Improves Password recovery mode
  • Improves language resource file loading
  • Fixes several small bugs with Machine Timeline Chart
  • Fixes a bug with percentage style Performance Ranking Charts
  • Fixes a bug with Trend Analysis Charts on Chinese OSes
  • Fixes a bug with Assigning Permissions within standard MDC
  • 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 on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.229 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

February 5th 2017 - Predator MDC v11.0.216 is updated

Predator MDC v11.0.216 has been updated with the following minor improvements:

  • Fixes a missing English resource
  • Fixes an install bug with the MDC API help file

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

January 28th 2017 - Predator MDC v11.0.216 is released

Predator MDC v11.0.216 has been released. This minor release adds several new features and enhancements. Refer to the the following improvements:

  • Adds Windows 2016 Server support
  • Adds Dynamic Measurement Dimensions to Event Trend Charts
  • Adds Dynamic Part changes to Event Trend Charts
  • Adds Scale to Latest option to Event Trend Charts
  • Adds Importing Command style Measurement Dimensions
  • Improves View Machine with current operation
  • Improves Event Trend Chart to plot gaps vs. zero
  • Improves Event Trend Chart with Shifts
  • Improves Event Trend Chart dialog
  • Improves Machine Timeline Chart dialog
  • Improves Machine Timeline Chart with Shifts
  • Improves New Events Touch dialog with Custom Commands
  • Fixes a bug with Adding View Machine to Favorites
  • Fixes a bug with Machine Timeline Chart with Yesterday
  • Fixes a bug with FLM licensing on most Windows OSes

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

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.216 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.

November 10th 2016 - Predator MDC v11.0.207 is released

Predator MDC v11 Software Overview

Predator MDC v11.0.207 has been released. This major new release makes hundreds of new features and enhancements. Refer to the the following major improvements:

  • Adds Multiple Charts and Dashboard support
  • Adds Shopfloor layouts
  • Adds New Touch Screen support
  • Adds New Multiple Monitor support
  • Adds 1500+ Trend Analysis charts
  • Adds 1500+ Performance Ranking charts
  • Adds 20 User Downtime charts
  • Adds Machine Utilization charts
  • Adds First Pass Yield charts
  • Adds Event Trend charts
  • Adds 3 New Pareto charts
  • Adds Automatic and manual chart refresh
  • Adds New Chart options
  • Adds New Toolbar buttons
  • Adds Complex Predator Password support
  • Adds Active Directory Password support
  • Adds Measurement Dimension wizards
  • Adds Universal Downtime colors
  • Adds Universal Scrap Code colors
  • Adds Universal Command colors
  • Adds Microsoft Access 2016 and 2013 support
  • Adds Microsoft SQL Server 2014 support
  • Adds Oracle 12 support
  • Adds Windows 2012 Server support
  • Adds Windows 10 support
  • Improves Dashboards
  • Improves Favorites
  • Improves Slide Shows
  • Improves Performance
  • Improves UAC and Security support
  • Improves Daylight savings support
  • Improves Predator MDC Service Manager
  • Improves International Language Resources
  • Improves Online Help
  • New Install

Customers on software maintenance can download and install v11.0.207 of Predator MDC from our ftp site at any time. Customers running v10 of Predator MDC should contact us at updates@predator-software.com for upgrade details and pricing.