Document Converter for Windows 2016/2012 R2/2008 R2/2008 Version History

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DATE : 02-28-2018
Version : 1.39 (revision: 282)
– Stability improvement if the Document Converter Server service password contains quotation mark
– Added extended logging to Document Converter Server MSI installer
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.99.391
– Stability improvement for converting PDF documents in parallel on some systems (Error code 62)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.99.1894
– Disabled the Outlook security popup window when sending emails
– Performance improvement on some systems when the “Start Application” feature is used
– Stability improvement for the “Use first email address from page content” feature
– “[Read-Only]” text is removed automatically from the document name
– Stability improvement for text output even when the printed page contains no text
– Added custom error to HTTP upload feature, to allow customers to show personalized error messages (Error code 621)
– Added “Number of Copies” parameter to the “Start Application” feature
– Added “Closing filter” option for the OCR to improve recognition
– Stability improvement for Custom File Naming preview
– Stability improvement for using Custom File Naming with Bates Number and the “Save each page as separate file” option
– Improved text rendering when printing to 1 bit image formats with dithering
– Added INI file option to control Text Antialiasing
– Stability improvement for the “Add space in records” Text Output option
– Added option to Bates Numbering to count the documents instead of pages
– Minor stability improvements in the Printing Preferences dialog
– Stability improvement for drawing the watermark to 1 bit images without dithering
– Added option to Text Extraction that allows detecting space characters inside text records
– Stability improvement for Text Extraction for documents containing Arabic text and numbers
– Updated BiOCR.dll to version 12.57.589
– Added hOCR output format to OCR
– Updated elicense.dll to version 5.14.206
– Fixed error 37 during registration
– Stability improvements for version checking
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.9.1.688
– Stability improvement for calculating character widths for certain documents

DATE : 01-08-2018
Version : 1.38 (revision: 274)
– Updated elicense.dll to version 5.12.203
– Improved error messages
– Licensing improvements
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.99.389
– Updated Document Imaging DLLs to version 12.58.593
– Stability improvement for opening certain LZW compressed TIFF files
– Stability improvement for configuring the number of used CPU cores
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 12-08-2017
Version : 1.37 (revision: 272)
– Improvements for User Interface for the Web interface feature

DATE : 12-07-2017
Version : 1.37 (revision: 271)
– Added Web interface feature
– Added registration dialog for Document Converter Server MSI installers
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 11-16-2017
Version : 1.36 (revision: 251)
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.99.383
– Stability improvement for printing PDF documents on Windows Server 2016
– Stability improvement for printing PowerPoint documents with Office 2016
– Updated Document Imaging DLLs to version 12.58.591
– Stability improvement for opening certain LZW compressed TIFF files
– Added demo registration for Document Converter Server MSI installer

DATE : 10-20-2017
Version : 1.35 (revision: 245)
– Stability improvement for monitoring folders, if a new folder has been added during the conversion
– Supporting Windows Server 2016

DATE : 10-03-2017
Version : 1.34 (revision: 243)
– Minor user interface improvements for Document Converter Server
– Stability improvement for monitoring folders with UNC path

DATE : 09-20-2017
Version : 1.33 (revision: 241)
– Stability improvement for installing Document Converter Server on certain systems

DATE : 09-15-2017
Version : 1.32 (revision: 240)
– Minor user interface improvements for Document Converter installer
– Minor user interface improvements for Document Converter Server Service Manager
– Stability improvement for monitoring folders with UNC path

DATE : 08-14-2017
Version : 1.31 (revision: 233)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.97.1807
– Stability improvement for mail merge and content based email sending (disappearing page content)
– Removed empty lines before pages in text output
– Stability improvement for using the Printer Driver with Microsoft Word with 204×196 DPI Fine Fax mode
– Minor user interface improvements on the Printing Preferences dialog Profile Manager tab
– Stability improvement for SharePoint uploader utility when the log file path is missing
– Added option to change the height of linear barcodes
– Stability improvement for the custom file naming
– Added Date and Time option to custom file naming
– Stability improvement for the Delete files after uploading to SharePoint option
– Fixed inserting unnecessary space characters after the Bates Numbering Prefix
– Barcode text used for regular expressions now matches the Printer Driver’s text output
– Removed extension from document names when printing pdf documents
– Fixed page number in text output to appear in a new line
– Added Bates Number field to Custom File Naming
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 2.9.0.686
– Fixed drawing opaque background for some text record
– Stability improvement for drawing patterns
– Improved rendering of lines with dash-dot-dot pattern
– Fixed upside down text in some documents
– Fixed some images appearing black

DATE : 07-03-2017
Version : 1.30 (revision: 232)
– Stability improvement for One time scheduling feature
– Stability improvement for Document Converter Server uninstaller when the Serial number is suspended

DATE : 04-11-2017
Version : 1.29 (revision: 226)
– Stability improvement for Document Converter Server installer for Windows Server 2008 64-bit

DATE : 03-20-2017
Version : 1.28 (revision: 225)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.84.1696
– Stability improvement for mail merge and content based email sending (disappearing page content)
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 02-23-2017
Version : 1.27 (revision: 224)
– Updated build process 15.
– Upgraded build process for the Document Converter components and installers
– Stability improvement for SMS Notification when the feature is disabled
– Minor interface improvement for the subject of the Email notification when the conversion is stopped
– Removed the Everyone and Just Me radio buttons from the user interface of the MSI installers
– Removed the Repair option from the user interface of the MSI installers
– Minor user interface improvement in the MSI installers
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.83.1677
– Increased maximum custom parameter length to 8192 characters for the “Start Application” feature
– Fixed Apply button on the printing preferences dialog not activating when the custom parameter is changed
– Updated OCR dlls to version 12.57.559
– Improved OCR accuracy
– Stability improvement for empty print jobs (E.g.: Printing empty page from Notepad)
– Minor user interface improvements
– Upgraded build process for the drivers
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.8.3.677
– Stability improvement for printing into Editable XML and Editable HTML output file formats
– Fix for lines and brushes when printing certain documents from SAP
– Updated Document Imaging DLLs to version 12.08.30
– Stability improvement for resuming paused print jobs
– Added support for <>, <>, <> and <> environment variables in the output folder for shared printers
– Stability improvement for using period character in custom file names
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.82.376
– Upgraded build process for the Auto-print components
– Updated Document Imaging DLLs to version 12.57.563
– Added support for loading 3 bpp TIFF documents
– Added support for loading tiled TIFF documents
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.10.193
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 01-25-2017
Version : 1.26 (revision: 210)
– Added SMS Notification feature
– Updated InstallShield Projects to version 2013

DATE : 12-30-2016
Version : 1.25 (revision: 184)
– Minor user interface improvement if the Document Converter Server was installed with MSI
– Stability improvement for configuring the start menu folder during the installation process.
– HTTP Upload Utility user interface improvements.
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.76.1619
– Stability improvement for uploading documents with Unicode names to Web (HTTP/HTTPS)
– Stability improvement for the Text Output (In some cases the Printer Driver inserted extra space characters into the text output)
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.09.189
– Stability improvement for handling connection problems

DATE : 12-20-2016
Version : 1.24 (revision: 181)
– Minor improvements on the Demo window
– Added Upload to Web feature
– Minor user interface improvements for Email notification
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.08.187
– Stability improvement for registration on certain systems
– Stability improvement for uninstallation after the registration number was entered instead of the serial number during manual registration
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.76.368
– Stability improvement for handling low memory conditions (fixes deadlock)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.76.1615
– Added filename generation option: “Use the Document Name with the Output Directory from an INI file”
– Added option to Custom file naming to read the Output Directory from an INI file
– The printer driver now generates an empty txt file for text output even if the printed page contains no text
– Stability improvement for Content Based Email Sending and Mail Merge when printing certain documents, including PDF files and Web pages
– Stability improvement for the Text Output (In some cases the Printer Driver inserted extra space characters into the text output)
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 11-22-2016
Version : 1.23 (revision: 174)
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.07.180
– Stability improvement for registration on certain systems
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.71.361
– Stability improvement for Custom File Naming when printing Email files
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.76.1582
– Minor user interface improvements on the Email Settings dialog
– Performance improvement for printing some pages with extremely large amount of EMF records
– Stability improvement for reinstalling the Document Converter if the demo period is expired
– Updated manuals

DATE : 10-18-2016
Version : 1.22 (revision: 168)
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.8.1.667
– Improved performance of multi-threaded PDF printing
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.74.1568
– Stability improvement for Bates Number and Annotation rotation
– Changed Page, Annotation, Barcode and Bates Numbering rotation to clockwise
– Removed raw file formats from the user interface by default
– Added Tooltips to the Printing Preferences dialog
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.06.179
– Stability improvement for registration with some VPN virtual network interfaces
– Minor user interface improvements for displaying the number of documents in the Queue and displaying the number of processed documents
– Updated manuals

DATE : 09-21-2016
Version : 1.21 (revision: 163)
– Minor improvements on the uninstallation dialogs
– Updated manuals

Version : 1.20 (revision: 160)
– Stability improvement for Document Converter installer if additional DLL files is locked
– Minor user interface improvements for the Email Notification
– Added support for PDF, editable HTML and editable XML output file formats
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.8.0.661
– Stability improvement for printing documents that contain zero length text records
– Stability improvement for multi-threaded printing into PDF, HTML and XML formats
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.71.1553
– Added User Name, Computer Name, Timestamp, First Bates Number and Last Bates Number parameters to the “Start Application” feature
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.04.178
– Stability improvement for registering with certain WiFi adapters (Error 41)
– Stability improvement for multi-user, parallel license checking (Error codes 47 and 24)

DATE : 08-09-2016
Version : 1.10 (revision: 150)
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.67.359
– Stability improvement for printing certain PDF documents generated by Ghostscript
– Stability improvement for detecting corrupted PDF files
– Stability improvement for detecting password protection in some PDF files
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.70.1535
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.7.7.655
– Fix for certain images appearing as black rectangles (BH branch merged)
– Improved searchable PDF generation.
– Fixed missing characters when printing some documents that contain multiple fonts with the same name
– Fixed underlined and strike-through text when printing certain documents
– Fix for certain bitmap fonts
– Stability improvement for printing using RAW data type
– Added option to overwrite existing documents
– Added content based email sending feature
– Stability improvement for specifying very long email body texts or addresses
– Stability improvement for printing landscape PDF documents using the 204×98 DPI Standard Fax Compatibility Mode
– Stability improvement for annotation, bates numbering and barcode when printing landscape pages with printer redirection and 204×98 DPI Standard Fax mode
– Stability improvement for printing documents with varying page orientations
– Added INI file options to hide FTP, SharePoint and Email options from the user interface
– Stability improvement for starting the Document Converter Service
– Added the Print Spooler service checking for Document Converter Service Manager
– Stability improvement for using the Upload to FTP, Upload to SharePoint, Send printed document in email or Enable Start Application features
– Added transferable license handling
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.04.174
– Stability improvement for registering with certain WiFi adapters (Error 41) – Added the number of processed files to the user interface
– Changed Overwrite option to be turned off by default.
– Minor improvements on the user interface
– Updated manuals

DATE : 04-01-2016
Version : 1.09 (revision: 126)
– Added the ‘Overwrite output document option if the document already exists with the same name
– Minor Improvements for logging the output document filename
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.56.1482
– Improved user interface for the Text Extraction feature: Added Text Output tab to the printing preferences dialog
– Added “Text with layout” option to text output
– Added overwrite and append options to text output
– Added UTF-16, UTF-8 encoding options to text output
– Added new Automatic space detection and glyph conversion options for improved text output
– Improved text extraction for Hebrew and Arabic (numbers inside right-to-left text)
– Updated manuals

DATE : 03-21-2016
Version : 1.08 (revision: 122)
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.55.350
– Added DICOM (DCM) input file support for Document Converter
– Updated Image Dlls to version 12.56.534
– Stability improvement for loading TIFF files larger than 2GB
– Updated manuals

DATE : 03-08-2016
Version : 1.07 (revision: 117)
– Added Working directory for output files currently under conversion.
– Stability improvement for printing when error code 62 occurs
– Minor improvements on the user interface
– Updated installer, exe and dll file signatures
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.54.343
– Added Email (MSG and EML) input file support for BiBatchConverter Service and BiCommandLineConverter
– Added EMF input file support for BiBatchConverter Service and BiCommandLineConverte
– Added synchronization when starting Office in Service (this is not the final solution)
– Stability improvement for converting PDF documents
– Stability improvement for converting large JPEG images
– Improved Excel document detection if the file is corrupt or the extension is incorrect
– Updated Image Dlls to version 12.56.527
– Updated BiAutoPDF.dll to version 2.6.3.637
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.54.1406
– Added Add annotation to the first page only feature
– Added Add header to the first page only feature
– Added Add footer to the first page only feature
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.7.1.640
– Improvements in font handling (UFI Mapping)
– Improvements in handling text inside paths
– Fixed upside down text when using some rare mapping modes
– Improved accuracy of coordinates in the Text Output when the “Save text position and style” option is used
– Added INI file option for better compatibility with certain applications printing in anisotropic resolutions (E.g.: 600×300 DPI)
– Added support for writing errors and print job information into the Windows Event Log
– Stability improvement for printing multi-sheet Excel files
– Updated manuals

DATE : 01-20-2016
Version : 1.06 (revision: 103)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.52.1381
– Improved performance when printing to multi-page TIFF format
– Updated Document Imaging DLLs to version 12.07.26
– Stability improvement for appending multiple pages to a TIFF file
– Stability improvement for writing TIFF files larger than 2GB
– Added Email Notification feature
– Stability improvement for large file list in monitored directory
– Stability improvement for printing when error code 62 occurs
– Updated manuals

DATE : 01-05-2015
Version : 1.05 (revision: 93)
– Upgraded the Document Converter MSI installers from .NET Framework version 2.0 to 4.0
– Upgraded the Office add-ins from .NET Framework version 2.0 to 4.0
– Removed .NET Framework 2.0 support from Uploading to FTP, Upload to SharePoint and Email sending components.
From this version, the components support only .NET Framework 4.0 or higher.
– Added support for the Office 365 SharePoint online
– Added auto configuration for custom INI file in the MSI installer
– Stability improvement in the MSI installers for reading custom INI files
– Changed the profile name of the profile “Extract text from searchable documents” to “Text Output – Extract text from documents”
– Updated Black Ice Devmode dll to version 14.51.1374
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.49.1365
– Added “Number of copies” option to redirect printing
– Added Collated/Uncollated printing option to redirect printing
– Added “Copy number” (<>) variable to annotation, header and footer options
– Added support for using the Flip options with redirect printing
– Added INI file option to use the old coordinate calculations (same as version 14.35 and older) for text output for compatibility
– Added INI file option to disable page headers in text output
– The filename generation method is automaticaly changed to “Exact filename” When the Combine/Merge option is turned on
– Added “Top” and “Fit to Width – Top” watermark positions
– Stability improvement for handling printer settings when a printer is renamed
– Improvements for registry cleanup on driver uninstall
– Improved error reporting for SharePoint uploader
– Added support for the Office 365 SharePoint online
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.50.320
– No changes
– Updated manual

DATE : 11-18-2015
Version : 1.03 (revision: 80)
– Added “Extract text from searchable documents” profile
– Updated Printer Driver module to version 14.45.1339
– Stability improvement for reloading encoded passwords from profile files
– Stability improvement for Text Output, when printing PDF documents
– Stability improvement for loading custom paper sizes from profiles
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.6.632
– Improvements for generating searchable PDF documents
– Improvements to allow copy-pasting unicode text from the generated PDF documents
– Updated Auto-print module to version 14.45.314
– Stability improvement for converting Excel documents with external links
– Stability improvement for converting Visio documents in service

DATE : 10-14-2015
Version : 1.02 (revision: 71)
– Improved release registration after the demo is expired
– Improved selection of the Number of used CPU core(s) on the user interface

DATE : 10-12-2015
Version : 1.02 (revision: 69)
– Stability improvement if the printer name was change
– Improvement to disallow multiple instances of Document Converter
– Added Purchase/Activate button for user interface of Document Converter
– Improvement for Printer Profile selection, if the Printing Preferences window was opened
– Improved directory monitoring for Document Converter Service
– Updated Auto-print module to version 14.41.304
– Fixed product version of the BiPrintImage.exe
– Updated Printer Driver module to version 14.41.1295
– Stability improvement for processing Message Capture message
– Detecting timeout error, read pipe error and write pipe error on Message Capture
– Increased Message Capture default timeout values to 10 seconds
– Updated manual

DATE : 10-07-2015
Version : 1.01 (revision: 60)
– Updated Image Dlls to version 12.55.511
– Stability improvement for converting Tiff images with missing SamplesPerPixel Tiff TAG information
– Stability improvement for converting Jpeg images
– Improved DPI detection of JPEG images
– Updated Auto-print module to version 14.41.299
– Stability improvement for converting PDF documents
– Shortened printer names to improve compatibility
– Stability improvement for uninstalling the Document Converter if more Black Ice products are also installed on the computer

DATE : 09-28-2015
Version : 1.00 (revision: 54)
– Black Ice Software releases the Document Converter
– Includes Printer Driver version version 14.41.1281
– Includes Auto-print module version 14.40.289