BiBatchConverter (Formerly FileMorph) Version History

  Version History

DATE: 06-15-2022
Version: 5.46 (revision: 807)
– Stability improvement printing PDF files that have # characters in their path with Foxit Reader (#15079)
– Updated Auto-print to version 16.94.514

DATE: 05-26-2022
Version: 5.45 (revision: 806)
– Stability improvement for BiBatchConverter Service when using multiple profiles in the Monitored (Input) folder (#15220)
– Minor user interface improvements for the BiBatchConverter Service Manager when the BiBatchConverter service cannot start (#15196, #15212)
– Improved OCR, Updated BiOCR.dll to version 12.98.926, Tesseract version 5.1.0 (#14990)
– Stability improvement for Uploading to Database, when the “Disable Output File” option is enabled (#15180, #15201)
– Stability improvement for printing documents from Windows Service (SESSION 0) or to a Shared Printer, and Email Sending or the Database, FTP, HTTPS, SharePoint uploader is enabled (#15181, #15182, #15183, #15184)
– The printer driver writes an error to the Event Log, if it is unable to start the Email Sender or the Database, FTP, HTTPS or SharePoint uploader utilities (#15150)
– The printer driver writes an error to the Event Log, if it is unable to write the group file or the temporary group file for any of the utilities (#15157)
– Changed “Register with different serial” button to “Register with a serial number” on license error dialogs (#15205)
– Fix for the OCR feature getting disabled if a profile file from a 32-bit system is imported to the 64-bit driver or vice versa (#15206)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 16.92.2831
– Updated BuRegister.dll to version 16.92.2831

DATE: 05-10-2022
Version: 5.40 (revision: 802)
– Removed the version checking function of BiAutoPDF.dll from the BiBatchConverter Service Manager (#15078)
– Added support for high DPI in the BiBatchConverter Desktop Application (#15092)
– Stability improvement for uninstalling the BiBatchConverter when the BiBatchConverter Service is running (#15095)
– Stability improvement for the “Start Application”, “Save As” and other printer features when printing from applications installed from MSIX packages on Windows 11. E.g.: Notepad, Paint (#15028)
– Stability improvement for manual registration (#15072)
– Stability Improvement for Content-Based Email Sending (#15073)
– Updated Email Sending Utility to version 16.40.2617
– Updated Printer Driver to version 16.91.2817
– Updated BuRegister.dll to version 16.91.2817
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 6.30.301

DATE: 03-28-2022
Version: 5.35 (revision: 793)
– Version checking improvements in the licensing (#14541)
– Added new feature to the Desktop Application to check and download updates and newer version automatically (#15006)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 16.89.2806
– Added MO:DCA output file format (#14917, #15000)
– Stability improvements for saving HTTP Upload settings in the Printing Preferences (#15038)
– Fix for inverted IOCA output images (#14917)
– Added new feature to upload documents to SharePoint through memory (#13296)
– Stability improvement for PDF file output when using content-based file naming (#14998)
– Stability improvement for configuring the HTTP Uploader in the Printing Preferences (#14993)
– Stability improvement for the HTTP Uploader if any parameter contains invalid characters (#14996)
– Fix for printing documents that are smaller than letter size to the “Searchable Compact PDF – OCR (*.pdf)” file format (#14927)
– Added HTTP Basic Authentication method for the Upload to HTTP feature (#14488)
– Stability improvement for starting applications that have a path that is longer 130 characters (#14934, #14935)
– Updated Auto-print to version 16.88.505
– Added support to converting IBM IOCA and MO:DCA images (#15016)
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 6.29.300
– Updated BuRegister.dll to version 16.89.2806

DATE: 03-07-2022
Version: 5.32 (revision: 783)
– Added new feature to the Desktop Application to open the Output Folder, when the conversion is finished (#14979)
– Added new feature to the Desktop Application to Shut Down computer, when the conversion is finished (#14980)

DATE: 02-24-2022
Version: 5.31 (revision: 780)
– Stability improvements for detecting Acrobat Reader Pro DC 32/64-bit in the BiBatchConverter Service Manager (#14940)

DATE: 02-14-2022
Version: 5.30 (revision: 779)
– Added new feature to “Remove Blank Pages” to Service Manager and Desktop Application, when converting documents (#14868)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 16.85.2768
– Added option to automatically remove blank pages from the printed document (#14183)
– Fix for using the “Print page(s) inverted” feature with printer redirection (#14894)
– Added new features to upload Text and OCR along with the printed document to FTP (#14856)
– Added new features to upload documents through memory to FTP (#13295)
– User interface improvements for the Upload to FTP feature by showing the supported FTP, FTPS, FTPES, SFTP security modes (#14883)
– Improved error reporting when using the Merge dialog (#14726)
– The Printer Driver writes an error message into the Windows Event Log, if the “Start Application” feature is enabled, but the application could not be started. (#8894)
– When changing file formats using the API, the Printer Driver automatically selects a color depth supported by the file format. (#14833)

DATE: 02-02-2022
Version: 5.25 (revision: 775)
– Added new feature to keep original page size when printing in BiBatchConverter Desktop Application (#14838)
– Added new feature to keep original page orientation when printing in BiBatchConverter Desktop Application (#14838)
– Added new feature to keep original color depth when printing in BiBatchConverter Desktop Application (#14838)
– Renamed the “Image Conversion” feature to “Page and Orientation” in the BiBatchConverter Service Manager (#14841)
– Minor user interface and text changes in Email Conversion settings, to enhance user experience (#14882, #14881)
– Removed the BiCommandLineConverter application and BiAutoPDF.dll from the BiBatchConverter (#14411, #14398)

DATE: 01-20-2022
Version: 5.21 (revision: 770)
– New Feature to convert folders and subfolders in the BiBatchConverter Desktop Application (#14641)
– Stability improvements for printing to 1bit or 8bit File Formats (such as TIFF Group 4) in the BiBatchConverter Desktop Application (#14833)

DATE: 01-17-2022
Version: 5.20 (revision: 768)
– Minor user interface improvement for the BiBatchConverter installers (#14792, #14793)
– Minor user interface improvement for the manual registration (#14782)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 16.80.2748

DATE: 01-04-2022
Version: 5.16 (revision: 766)
– Made error message clearer in case of a connection error during updating the BiBatchConverter (Error 19) (#14748)
– Stability improvements for updating the BiBatchConverter driver files (Error 64) (#14771)

DATE: 12-28-2021
Version: 5.15 (revision: 764)
– Added the “Use a 10-second timer for monitoring the Monitored (Input) folder” option to the BiBatchConverter Service (#14729)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 16.76.2739
– Added new feature to upload the Text Output to database using the Upload To Database feature (#14724)
– Improved performance of opening the PDF Settings Font page (#14684)
– Updated Auto-print to version 16.75.498
– Added Page Break character support to the Black Ice Print Text helper (BiPrintText.exe) (#14294)
– Stability improvement for detecting password protection in some PDF files (#14265, #14387, #14397)
– Stability improvement for printing PDF files with Foxit PDF Reader (#14403)
– Updated BuRegister.dll to version 16.76.2739
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 6.27.294

DATE: 12-13-2021
Version: 5.10 (revision: 760)
– Added the “Multi-thread printing” feature to the BiBatchConverter Service (#14679)
– Added the “BiBatchConverter Server Web Interface” to the BiBatchConverter Server (#14412)
– Stability improvements when opening “BiBatchConverter Service Manager” from the BiBatchConverter Desktop Application (#14692)
– New feature: Remember the file list to be converted in the BiBatchConverter Desktop Application (#14674)
– New feature: Use the first filename from the file list for Merge Feature automatically in the BiBatchConverter Desktop Application (#14690)
– Minor improvements on the BiBatchConverter Desktop Application user interface (#14688, #14704)
– Minor improvements in the Service Manager user interface (#14689)

DATE: 12-01-2021
Version: 5.05 (revision: 734)
– Redesigned BiBatchConverter application
– Minor improvements in the Service Manager user interface (#14606, #14481, #14486)
– Created separate installers (32 and 64-bit) for Windows 32 and 64-bit (#14575)
– Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 is no longer supported.
– Removed the BiBatchConverter Office Addon (#14414)
– Added the “If the BiBatchConverter Service finds files in the “Monitored folder” that are not designed to be converted, the BiBatchConverter Service will move these files to the “Converterd (Output) folder”” feature to the BiBatchConverter Serice (#14610)
– Added the BiBatchConverter service start mode information to the log file (#14463)
– Added the “check the required applications at startup” feature to the BiBatchConverter Service, and BiBatchConverter desktop application (#14546, #14545)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 16.76.2731
– Added “Do not show this message again” checkbox to the “Are you sure you would like to start merging” message box (#14573)
– Stability improvement for opening the print job properties from the Print Queue window (Error 400) (#14566)
– Added “Searchable Compact PDF – OCR” file format that lets one create searchable PDF files from non-searchable documents (#14482)
– Added Floyd-Steinberg and Jarvis-Judice-Ninke high quality (larger file size) and low quality (smaller file size) dithering (#14457)
– Removed “Custom resolution” item from the list of resolutions. Custom resolutions can be added by clicking the Edit Resolutions button. (#14440)
– Added Ordered Clustered dithering method to the printer drivers (#14338)
– Stability improvement for printing with the Euclid Symbol font (#14272)
– Added special Application Layer licensing for VDI installers (#14358)
– Manual registrations are limited to the maintenance/subscription expiration date (#14264)
– Updated BiImgUser.dll to version 12.84.843
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 3.2.5.739
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 6.23.286

DATE: 09-22-2021
Version: 5.01 (revision: 686)
– Added option to keep the color depth when converting images to the BiBatchConverter Service Manager (#14409)
– Stability improvement for the “Keep the original size of images” option if the printer resolution and image resolution are different (#14417)
– Minor user interface improvement for the BiBatchConverter Service Manager Image Conversion options (#14418)
– Stability improvements for the BiBatchConverter MSI installer, if the Print Spooler service cannot be started (#14429)
– Updated Auto-print to version 16.65.494
– Tested with Windows 11. No upgrade required.

DATE : 09-06-2021
Version : 5.00 (revision: 680)
– Added option to keep the page orientation and size when converting images to the BiBatchConverter Service Manager (#14105, #14130)
– Stability improvement for detecting password protection in some PDF files (#14265)
– Switched BiBatchConverter to subscription based licensing
– Added Page Break character support to the Black Ice Print Text helper (BiPrintText.exe) (#14294)
– Improved performance of online license validation (#13808)
– Stability improvement for registration and license validation on systems that use Bluetooth Network Connections (#13979)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 16.65.2699
– Updated Auto-print to version 16.65.488
– Updated eLicense dll version to 6.22.280

DATE : 07-23-2021
Version : 4.98 (revision: 670)
– Minor user interface improvement on Configuration -> PDF Converter tab of BiBatchConverter Service Manager (#14218)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 16.61.2679
– Decreased file size and increased quality of 8-bit grayscale PDF output (#13873)
– Stability improvement for printing into image formats with the “Enable advanced printing features” option disabled (#14217)
– Added suffix to output file names when using the “Exact filename” option without the “Overwrite the existing file” option and the output file already exists (#13864)
– Performance improvements for the Text Output (#14054)
– Fix for copy-pasting hyphen (-) characters from the generated PDF files (#14143)
– Added “Add White Background to Page” PDF option to turn on or off the drawing of the white background in the PDF output (#14147)
– Improved drawing of arcs in the PDF output (#14077)
– Removed invisible white background from the PDF output (#14147)
– Printing speed optimizations when Text Output is enabled (#14048)
– Removed large invisible rectangle from the PDF output (#14078)
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 3.2.1.732
– Updated JPEG DLL to version 12.82.806

DATE : 07-06-2021
Version : 4.97 (revision: 666)
– Added warning message to BiBatchConverter Service Manager if the “Log file folder” path is a shared network folder (#14141)
– Added the “If the BiBatchConverter Service finds files in the “Monitored folder” that are not designed to be converted, the BiBatchConverter Service will move these files to the “Processed folder”” feature to the BiBatchConverter Serice (#14144)
– Stability improvement for printing email files when the attachment name includes invalid characters (#14161)
– Updated Auto-print to version 16.56.480

DATE : 07-02-2021
Version : 4.96 (revision: 664)
– Stability improvement for printing email files when using “Print the email only” option (#14145)
– Updated Auto-print to version 16.56.479

DATE : 06-30-2021
Version : 4.95 (revision: 663)
– Added the separated Cc email address to printed document from an email files (#14124)
– Stability improvement for monitoring network shared directory (14123)
– Stability improvement for printing Unicode text files (#14119)
– Stability improvement for detecting the network directory connection (#14128, #14129)
– Stability improvement for printing email files if the attachment files includes colon (#14138)
– Updated Auto-print to version 16.55.478

DATE : 06-17-2021
Version : 4.91 (revision: 655)
– Stability improvement for printing PDF files with Foxit PDF Reader (#14052)
– Added a description for the BiBatchConverter Server Service (#13946)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 16.55.2665
– Added grayscale support to the TIFF JPEG file format (#6456)
– Removed unnecessary dithering to decrease file size and increase quality of 8-bit grayscale output files (#13848)
– Added options for setting the list of resolutions on the user interface or in the INI file (#13133)
– Faster printing for image formats (#13862)
– Minor user interface improvements (#13866, #13967)
– Stability improvement for printing certain documents with invalid handles in the EMF data (#13834)
– Stability improvement for PDF encryption where PDF files could not be opened when some specific passwords where used (#13987)
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 3.1.6.725
– Updated Auto-print to version 16.55.475
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 04-19-2021
Version : 4.87 (revision: 648)
– Minor user interface improvement for File Format Filtering (#13886)
– Updated Auto-print to version 16.48.469
– Added Unicode support for printing email (.msg, .eml) files (#13890)
– Stability improvement for duplicated email body when printing email (.msg, .eml) files (#13894)
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 03-22-2021
Version : 4.86 (revision: 645)
– Stability improvement for printing problems caused by Windows Update KB5000802, KB5000808, KB5000809, KB5000822 or KB5000848.
– Stability improvement for uninstalling the old version of the BiBatchConverter using a newer installer (#13804)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 16.48.2647

DATE : 03-16-2021
Version : 4.85 (revision: 643)
– Stability improvement for printing problems caused by Windows Update KB5000802, KB5000808 or KB5000848. (Fix for printing blank or broken pages.)
– Minor user interface improvement on About window of BiBatchConverter (#13310)
– Stability improvement for printing PNG files (#12830)
– Fixed installation on Windows Server 2019 Essentials systems. (#13713)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 16.46.2644
– Redesigned email sending window, added text formatting features (#13095)
– Minor user interface improvement for the “Exact filename from the registry” and “Exact filename from the INI file” filename generation options (#13579)
– Added option to the Redirect Printing feature to use the default printer of the user (#13610)
– Added content-based file naming feature (#12628)
– Added option to remove specified text from the document name (#13518)
– Enabled the “Embed licensed fonts” PDF option by default (#13309)
– Stability improvement for SharePoint uploading if the printer driver is set to open the output PDF with ABBYY PDF (#13331)
– Added support for paper sizes larger than 3276 mm (#13110, #13123)
– Added raw text datatype support to handle print jobs from legacy software systems (#12840)
– Added “Print document as bitmap” option to the “Redirect printing” feature (#12950)
– Changing the printing preferences for Administrators also change the printer settings for the SYSTEM user (#12936, #13023, #13027)
– Stability improvement for drawing transparent images in certain PDF/A documents (#12923
– Improved OCR, Updated BiOCR.dll to version 12.79.768, Tesseract release Dec 26 2019 – V4.1.1 (#12712)
– Added the TLS 1.2 support to the Upload to FTP feature (#12761)
– Stability improvement for the Merge Window when printing quickly (#12321)
– Stability improvement for printing from BarTender (#12308)
– Changed file format in the PDF common profile files to “Compact PDF” (#12314)
– Added progress dialog when printing using the Save As dialog (#11903)
– Stability improvement for output directory access checking in the Printer Drivers (#12146)
– Stability improvement for saving into JPEG LAB format (#12174)
– For shared printers, output directory is now set on the Host computer by default, added option to set the directory on the Client (#11726)
– Stability improvement for IPP printer sharing (#12101)
– Added the “Embed Windows fonts” value to the “PDF Settings” section in the printer driver configuration INI files (#12122)
– Stability improvement for application starter utility not starting in some cases (#12100)
– Added missing entries to the PDF Settings section of the default Printer Driver INI files (#12124)
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 3.1.3.720
– Improvements for vertical positioning of characters in PDF files (#13001)
– Stability improvement for appending to PDF documents saved by Adobe Reader (#12360, #12878)
– Stability improvement for the FrameRgn GDI function in the PDF output (#12860)
– Stability improvement for saving into Linearized PDF format (#12868)
– Improved image quality in certain non-letter sized PDF documents (#12870)
– PDF Output size optimizations (#12293)
– Updated Auto-print to version 16.29.463
– Added option to print text files with user specified extensions (#13287, #13288)
– Stability improvement for printing using PowerPoint 2016 and 2019 version 16.0.13328 (#13255)
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 6.18.263
– Changed some licensing related error messages to be more meaningful (#13452)
– Updated BuRegister.dll to version 16.40.2625
– Added “Test Proxy Connection” button to the Proxy Settings window to help troubleshoot connection problems during registration (#13438)
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 07-03-2020
Version : 4.80 (revision: 632)
– Added view log function (#12727)

DATE : 07-03-2020
Version : 4.79 (revision: 631)
– Minor user interface update for BiBatchConverter Service Manager (#12721)
– Added Compact pdf file format to BiBatchConverter (#12625)
– Updated manuals

DATE : 05-11-2020
Version : 4.78 (revision: 626)
– Stability improvement for “Use a temporary directory for the converted files” feature if the Filename Generation Method is Custom file naming (#12593)
– Enabled automatic restart for BiBatchConverter service (#12312)
– Changed file format in the PDF common profile files to “Compact PDF” (#12313)
– Minor user interface update for BiBatchConverter installer (#12627)
– Updated Auto-print to version 16.12.452

DATE : 04-16-2020
Version : 4.77 (revision: 621)
– Stability improvement for BiBatchConverter MSI registration with REGNUM parameter (#12298)

DATE : 04-07-2020
Version : 4.76 (revision: 620)
– Stability improvement for online license validation (#12232)
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 6.14.246
– Updated BuRegister.dll to version 16.02.2414

DATE : 02-05-2020
Version : 4.75 (revision: 619)
– Added the Update feature to BiBatchConverter installers. Update compatible from (4.29) (#11692)
– Stability improvement for Document Conversion if the Monitored directory is on a network drive (#12112, #12113)
– Stability improvement for printing Microsoft Office documents using the BiCommandLineConverter from multi-threaded services (#12118)
– Minor logging improvement for BiCommandLineConverter (#10196, #12117)
– Minor user interface improvements (#12120, #12121)
– Added feature to Upload Documents to Database (#11838)
– Stability improvement for error code 304 in the Printer Driver MSI uninstallation (#12107)
– Minor user interface improvement for uninstallation using the MSI installers (#12106)
– Minor user interface improvements for Printer Driver MSI installers when an incompatible installation was detected (#11956)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 15.99.2374
– Improved OCR, Updated BiOCR.dll to version 12.76.747, Tesseract release July 7 2019 – V4.1.0 (#12076)
– Updated version of PDF files produced by the Printer Driver to PDF version 1.7 (#11931)
– Stability improvement for IPP printer sharing (#12101)
– Added progress dialog when merging documents using the Merge Documents window (#11642)
– Stability improvement for content based email sending and mail merge for certain documents (#11732)
– Improved character positioning in the PDF output for some documents (#11725)
– Improved page size accuracy of the PDF output (#11618)
– Stability improvement for the Merge window getting stuck on some systems (#11801)
– Stability improvement for using the Merge Document window with the Start Application feature (application started multiple times)
– Stability improvement for the “Use first email address from page content” feature
– Added INI file option to not write the “Number of Copies” key to the Group file (#11905)
– Stability improvement for removing registry entries when shared printers are removed (#11945, #11970, #11971)
– Minor user interface improvement for shared printers (#11973)
– Stability improvement for redirecting printing from a shared Black Ice Printer to other shared printers (#11148)
– Minor user interface improvements in the Printing Preferences (#11937)
– Minor user interface improvement for license activation (#12051)
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 3.0.8.712
– Updated Image PDF DLLs to version 12.77.750
– Updated eLicense.dll version to 6.10.235
– Improvements for online license checking (computer validation for all users) (#11811)
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 12-17-2019
Version : 4.71 (revision: 602)
– Enabled the multi-threaded in the BiCommandLineConverter (#11928)
– Stability improvement for BiBatchConverter Service by not writing unnecessary information into the Event Viewer (#12019)

DATE : 09-12-2019
Version : 4.70 (revision: 599)
– Added the Foxit PDF reader support (#11679)
– Changed default file format of BiBatchConverter to “Compact PDF” (#11643)
– Minor user interface improvements (#11682, #11696, #11706, #11709)
– Stability improvements for detect the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (#11684)
– Updated Auto-print to version 15.70.432
– Updated Printer Driver to version 15.85.2280
– Added “Do not show this window again” option to the Save As dialog. (#11427)
– Added “Custom layout” option to the Text Output (#11318)
– Improved locking of the output TIFF file during printing to prevent applications from opening the file too early (Error 63 issue) (#11530)
– Added warning message to the printing preferences window to restart printing applications (#11529)
– Stability improvement for using the OCR feature in high resolution on 32-bit systems (#11586)
– Stability improvement for removing the content based/mail merge tags from the Text Output (#11589)
– Minor user interface improvements (#11599, #11600)
– Added option to specify the printed pages in the Printing Preferences (#10347)
– Changed the Printer Drivers to write lowercase extensions by default, added INI file option to write uppercase extensions (#11635)
– Changed default text output format to “Text with Layout” (#11644)
– “pmd” extension is removed automatically from the document name (#11680)
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 3.0.5.709
– Stability improvement for scaling in some objects in PDF format (#11478)
– Improvements in rendering underlined text in PDF format (#11524)
– Improvements drawing of images in PDF format in high resolution (#11525)
– Updated BiOCR.dll to version 12.71.732
– Stability improvement for the “Closing filter” feature on some systems (#11533)
– Updated manuals

DATE : 06-11-2019
Version : 4.65 (revision: 591)
– Updated the digital signature certificate in installers.

DATE : 05-31-2019
Version : 4.63 (revision: 590)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 15.56.2216
– Stability improvement for printing printing custom (not listed) paper sizes (e.g.: printing from Microsoft Outlook) (#11374)
– Added support for the “Generate output in memory” feature to HTTP uploading. (Uploading document without writing the document to disk)

DATE : 05-02-2019
Version : 4.61 (revision: 588)
– Updated the digital signature certificate on software components.

DATE : 04-16-2019
Version : 4.60 (revision: 586)
– Stability improvements for the Web Interface for loading the Document Converter Settings (#10728)
– Stability improvements for the Web Interface for displaying the log events (#10729)
– Stability improvements for installing the Web Interface on Servers with foreign language (#10014)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 15.53.2140
– Added option to open a Web Page after HTTP upload (#10900, #10901, #10902)
– Added TLS 1.2 support to the HTTP upload feature (#10946)
– Minor user interface improvement (#10792)
– Changed HTTP uploader window titles to use the printer name
– Added second custom parameter to the HTTP upload feature
– Minor user interface improvements for the Printing Preferences dialog (#10666, #10667, #10668, #10669, #10678)
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 6.03.224
– Stability improvement for registration on Windows XP (#10955)
– Added transferable license handling for special installers (#10275)
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 02-26-2019
Version : 4.56 (revision: 582)
– Added current date to log file name (#10472)
– Changed the date time format to the system’s default format in log file (#10623)
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 02-14-2019
Version : 4.55 (revision: 578)
– Stability improvement for the “Overwrite output” option in BiBatchConverter Service Manager (#10157)
– Minor user interface update for BiBatchConverter Service Manager (#10291, #10290, #10168)
– Minor user interface update for BiBatchConverter Service Manager Advanced options(#10246)
– Stability improvement for printing when error code 63 occurs (#10497)
– Stability improvement for BiBatchConverter MSI installer for pressing enter key in registration window (#10485)
– Stability improvement for BiBatchConverter MSI installer when the user’s name contains space characters (#10527)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 15.50.2079
– Added “Force paper size” option to the Printer Drivers (#10442)
– Improved OCR, Updated BiOCR.dll to version 12.70.644, Tesseract release October 29 2018 – V4.0.0 (#10335)
– Added Outlook 2019 support (#10379)
– Updated Security Manager for Microsoft Outlook to version 9.1.3401
– Stability improvement for missing images or blank pages in the output PDF files when certain raster operations are used during printing (#10432)
– Added Print Image Watermark option to the Save As dialog (#10399)
– Stability improvement for using the “Overwrite the existing document” option with Custom file naming (#10295)
– Added “Number of Copies” key to the group file (#10013)
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 3.0.1.704
– Updated Auto-print to version 15.50.417
– Added better error handling to input file checking (#10479)
– Disable the compatibility mode by default in the HTML helper (#10478)
– Stability improvements for printing HTML documents (#10482)
– Added configurable Timeout for opening a file, in case it cannot be opened because it is already opened in another application. (#10524)
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 01-30-2019
Version : 4.50 (revision: 565)
– Stability improvement for running the BiBatchConverter Service Manager as Administrator (#10447)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 15.45.2065
– Added Compact PDF file format (#9815, #10327)
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 3.0.0.703
– Supporting Windows Server 2019
– Stability improvement for the “Send printed document in email” feature, Outlook window appearing behind the printing application (#10331)
– Stability improvement for printing documents containing very large number of images in parallel to PDF format (#10320)
– Stability improvements for printing using fonts with names longer then 31 characters into PDF file format (#10314)
– Replaced the Watermark option with the Text Watermark option on the Save As dialog (#10024)
– Added option to Profile Manager tab to export current settings as a configuration INI file for customized installations (#9978)
– Added “Display email sent successfully message” and “Display error message” options to the email settings (#10080)
– Stability improvement for using environment variables in Header, Footer and Annotation text (#9929, #10027)
– The file format drop down lists is made larger to show all the file formats without scrolling (#10074)
– Minor user interface improvements (#9880, #9733)
– Added Text Watermark and Text Stamp features for the Watermark/Stamp Tab of the Printer Drivers (#9928)
– Stability improvement for handling 32 bit PNG images as watermark (#10010)
– Added support for Unicode output file names for all formats (#9888)
– Stability improvement for handling new line characters in content based email sending (#9608)
– Updated Document Imaging DLLs to version 12.61.612 (#9888)
– Updated Auto-print to version 15.46.413
– Added support to Compact PDF file format (#10349)
– Stability improvement for printing into BMP format (#10451)
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 11-22-2018
Version : 4.46 (revision: 560)
– Updated Auto-print to version 15.25.410
– Added From, Sent, To and Subject header to printed email file format (#10238)

DATE : 11-05-2018
Version : 4.45 (revision: 556)
– Added the ability to set up multiple profiles based on the directory the BiBatchConverter Service is converting (#10128)
– Stability improvement for reading the license server information from the configuration file (#10028, #10071, #10072)
– Stability improvement for detecting the supported file formats (#10133)
– Added the version number to title of BiBatchConverter installers (#10032)
– Updated Auto-print to version 15.25.408
– Improved error handling for invalid characters in file names (# character in PDf file names) (#10070)
– Updated BuRegister.dll to version 15.26.2006
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 08-09-2018
Version : 4.41 (revision: 545)
– Added the Auto-print dll version checking to BiBatchConverter Service log (#9947)
– Added the Microsoft Office and Adobe Reader version checking to BiBatchConverter Service log (#9947)
– Stability improvement for BiBatchConverter Service Manager service installation (#9912)
– Changed the copyright date in the BiBatchConverter (#9941)
– Stability improvement for BiBatchConverter MSI uninstallation when the network card is disabled (#9915)
– Stability improvement for BiBatchConverter MSI uninstallation when the internet connection is disabled (#9914)
– Improvements for serial number checking for BiBatchConverter MSI installers (#9789)
– Stability improvement for BiBatchConverter MSI uninstallation when the license has been changed from transferable to static (#9785)
– Stability improvement for MSI uninstallers when aborting the uninstallation (#9836)
– Stability improvement for aborting installation of the BiBatchConverter MSI installers in case of registration errors (#9830)
– Minor user interface update for BiBatchConverter installer (#9803)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 15.21.1982
– Added Stamp feature for the Watermark Tab of the Printer Drivers
– Disabled output directory access check when the output is disabled (#9827)
– Stability improvement for handling file extensions in the Save As dialog (#9503)
– Stability improvement for text output when printing certain EMF corrupted documents (#9843)
– Changed caption on profile manager tab
– Stability improvement for certain applications that could not print to the Black Ice Printer Driver if another printer was set as default
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.9.7.697
– Improved bitmap merging for PDF documents
– Stability improvement for dithering when printing from certain applications
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 06-29-2018
Version : 4.40 (revision: 539)
– Improved file detection when monitoring folders with shared network directory with UNC path (#9806, #9807)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 15.10.1964
– Stability improvement for blank pages, when printing from certain applications and redirecting the output to another printer
– Stability improvement for Text Output when using the “Add font information, position and style” formatting style
– Added “Line Adjustment” INI file option for text output
– Added “Embed Identity encoded CID fonts only” option to PDF font options
– Added “Pages Per Sheet” (N-Up) feature to the Printer Drivers
– Added INI file options to hide resolutions from the user interface
– Fixed Print Preview appearing color when 8 bit grayscale is selected
– Changed default fax resolution to “Fine fax compatibility”
– Stability improvement for closing email sender application when the SMTP server name is invalid
– Stability improvement for HTTP upload test when “Delete printed document after uploading” is checked
– Changed priority of emails from Low to Normal when silent email sending is enabled
– Performance improvements for the Text Output
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.9.4.692
– Stability improvement for font embedding when printing certain documents
– Fixed images appearing black when printing certain documents
– Updated elicense.dll to version 5.15.207
– Manual registration window was not shown on some connection errors (43 and 44)
– Minor user interface improvements for BiBatchConverter Service Manager if evaluation period is expired
– Stability improvement for configuring the output directory using the BiBatchConverter MSI CUSTOMINI parameter
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 02-28-2018
Version : 4.39 (revision: 534)
– Added the “Document Converter Configuration Manager” to BiBatchConverter Server
– Added extended logging to BiBatchConverter/BiBatchConverter Server MSI installer
– Added the registration feature to BiBatchConverter Service Manager
– Minor interface improvement for BiBatchConverter Service Manager
– Updated Printer Driver to version 15.00.1901
– Added “Send each page as separate email” option to email sending
– 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
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.99.392
– Stability improvement for converting PDF documents in parallel on some systems (Error code 62)

DATE : 01-02-2018
Version : 4.38 (revision: 526)
– 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
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 11-29-2017
Version : 4.37 (revision: 522)
– Added the ability for BiBatchConverter to be shared between 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems
– Updated the installer to Package Install
– Added registration dialog for BiBatchConverter MSI installers
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.99.1861
– Added hOCR output format to OCR
– Added option to generate OCR output in memory
– The printer name, job ID and document name parameters are passed to every message capture event
– 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
– Added INI file option to turn off the file access check when appending using the save as dialog
– Updated BiOCR.dll to version 12.57.589
– Added option to Bates Numbering to count the documents instead of pages
– Minor stability improvements in the Printing Preferences dialog
– Added option to generate Text Output in memory
– Stability improvement for drawing the watermark to 1 bit images without dithering
– 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 Antialiashing
– Stability improvement for the “Add space in records” Text Output option
– Fixed Save As dialog opening behind the printing application
– Added “Number of Copies” parameter to the “Start Application” feature
– Updated elicense.dll to version 5.10.199
– Made some error messages clearer

DATE : 11-16-2017
Version : 4.36 (revision: 518)
– Stability improvement for handling locked files in the BiBatchConverter installer
– Minor user interface improvements for BiBatchConverter Server
– Added demo registration for BiBatchConverter MSI installers
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.99.383
– Stability improvement for printing PDF files with BiBatchConverter Server service 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

DATE : 09-20-2017
Version : 4.35 (revision: 508)
– Stability improvement for installing BiBatchConverter on certain systems

DATE : 08-17-2017
Version : 4.34 (revision: 507)
– 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 Save as dialog
– 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
– Stability improvement for appending documents using the save As dialog
– Fixed inserting unnecessary space characters after the Bates Numbering Prefix
– 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 records
– Stability improvement for drawing patterns
– Improved rendering of lines with dash-dot-dot patter
– Stability improvement for printing from GhostScript
– Stability improvement for handling unsupported GDI object types
– Fixed upside down text in some documents
– Fixed some images appearing black
– Stability improvement for BiBatchConverter installer for Windows Server 2008 64-bit
– Stability improvement for BiBatchConverter uninstaller when the Serial number is suspended
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 02-23-2017
Version : 4.33 (revision: 501)
– Updated build process 15.
– Upgraded build process for the BiBatchConverter components and installers
– 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 eLicense.dll to version 5.10.193
– 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
– Stability improvement for Drag and Drop when BiBatchConverter is running as Administrator
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 01-05-2017
Version : 4.32 (revision: 488)
– Updated InstallShield Projects to version 2013
– Added Upload to Web feature
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.76.1619
– 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 registration on certain systems
– Stability improvement for uninstallation after the registration number was entered instead of the serial number during manual registration
– Stability improvement for handling connection problems
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.76.368
– Stability improvement for handling low memory conditions (fixes deadlock)
– Updated manuals

DATE : 12-06-2016
Version : 4.31 (revision: 478)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.76.1593
– 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
– Updated BiCommandLineConverter to version 14.76.1596
– Enabled the dot character in the Merge parameter
– Added the ? parameter to the parameter list
– Stability improvement for printer driver detection
– Minor log improvements
– Stability improvement for uninstalling after the registration number was entered instead of the serial number during manual registration
– Updated manuals

DATE : 11-22-2016
Version : 4.30 (revision: 471)
– Minor user interface improvements
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.71.361
– Stability improvement for Custom File Naming when printing Email files
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.07.180
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.75.1579
– 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 BiBatchConverter if the demo period is expired
– Updated manuals

DATE : 10-18-2016
Version : 4.29 (revision: 465)
– Stability improvement for BiBatchConverter installer if additional DLL files is locked
– Stability Improvement for uninstalling BiBatchConverter
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.74.1568
– Added User Name, Computer Name, Timestamp, First Bates Number and Last Bates Number parameters to the “Start Application” feature
– Improved printing Chinese and other unicode documents from Edge on Windows 10 to all formats
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.8.1.667
– Stability improvement for printing documents that contain zero length text records
– Improved printing Chinese and other unicode documents from Edge on Windows 10 to PDF format
– Stability improvement for Bates Number and Annotation rotation
– Changed Page, Annotation, Bates Numbering rotation to clockwise
– Removed raw file formats from the user interface by default
– Added Tooltips to the Printing Preferences dialog
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.71.361
– Reduced the timeout of the first page of the document to be printed is to 3 minutes
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.06.179
– Stability improvement for multi-user, parallel license checking (Error codes 47 and 24)
– Stability improvement for registration with some VPN virtual network interfaces
– Updated manuals

DATE : 08-09-2016
Version : 4.28 (revision: 455)
– 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
– 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 certain applications that do not set the font during printing
– Stability improvement for printing using RAW data type
– Stability improvement for printing landscape documents in 204×98 DPI from Notepad
– 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 option to show FTP error messages or message box after successful FTP uploads
– Added INI file options to hide FTP, SharePoint and Email options from the user interface
– Stability improvement for using the “Overwrite the existing file” and “Rename the new file” text output options with custom file naming.
– Stability improvement for starting the BiBatchconverter Service
– Added the Print Spooler service checking for BiBatchConverter Service Manager
– Stability improvement for using the Upload to FTP, Upload to SharePoint, Send printed document in email or Enable Start Application features
– Updated the Black Ice Tiff Viewer to version 11.47.922
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.04.174
– Stability improvement for registering with certain WiFi adapters (Error 41)
– Changed Overwrite option to be turned off by default.
– Updated manuals

DATE : 05-27-2016
Version : 4.27 (revision: 442)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.65.1485
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.7.2.641
– Fix for certain images appearing as black rectangles (BH branch merged)
– 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
– Updated BiAutoPDF.dll to version 2.6.3.644
– Stability improvement for converting PDF documents
– Added transferable license handling
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.02.171
– Updated manuals

DATE : 04-01-2016
Version : 4.26 (revision: 432)
– Added the ‘Overwrite output document option if the document already exists with the same name’ for BiBatchConverter Service
– Added Working directory for output files currently under conversion for BiBatchConverter Service
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.56.1428
– 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)
– Stability improvement for printer sharing
– Updated manuals

DATE : 03-21-2016
Version : 4.25 (revision: 427)
– Added DICOM input file support
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.55.350
– Improved corrupted PDF input file detection
– Updated BlackIceDEVMODE.dll and BIAPMSG.dll to version 14.55.1410
– Updated Image Dlls to version 12.56.534
– Stability improvement for loading TIFF files larger than 2GB
– Updated manuals

DATE : 03-07-2016
Version : 4.24 (revision: 421)
– Updated installer, exe and dll file signatures
– Stability improvement for printing when error code 62 occurs
– Minor improvements on the user interface
– 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 BlackIceDEVMODE.dll and BIAPMSG.dll to version 14.54.1402
– 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 : 01-15-2016
Version : 4.23 (revision: 401)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.52.1381
– Stability improvement for changing TIFF options when the Save As option is enabled
– Improved performance when printing to multi-page TIFF format
– Stability improvement for redirect printing from service
– 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
– Stability Improvement for uninstalling BiBatchConverter
– Minor improvements on the user interface
– Stability Improvement for changing the advanced settings while the conversion running
– Updated manuals

DATE : 01-04-2016
Version : 4.22 (revision: 396)
– Upgraded the BiBatchConverter 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 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 using environment variables in header/footer for shared printers
– 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 the Black Ice Tiff Viewer to version 11.37.793
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.50.320
– Stability improvement for Merge option of BiCommandLineConverter
– Improvement to disallow multiple instances of BiBatchConverter Service Manager
– Updated manuals

DATE : 11-20-2015
Version : 4.21 (revision: 386)
– Renamed default printer profiles to be more descriptive
– Disabled group file option in the default profiles
– Added “Extract text from searchable documents” profile to generate text output
– Minor improvements on the user interface

DATE : 11-18-2015
Version : 4.21 (revision: 385)
– Added .dotm, .mhtml, .mht, .xlt, .xltx, .xltm, .pot, .potm and .potx to supported document types in BiBatchConverter
– Updated Printer Driver 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 Message Capture when used with multiple Printers in paralell
– Added Message Capture warnings to the Group File
– Added new configurable time-out value for the Message Capture to the INI files
– Increased Message Capture default timeout values to 10 seconds
– Added “Delete output document after the email is sent” option
– Added “Prompt the user only for email address” option to email sending
– Added Audit Log option to email sending
– Added INI file options to disable the settings window and about box links on the SMTP email sending window
– Added option to specify SMTP User Name without domain if the server allows it
– Added option to specify the SMTP Sender Email separately from the User Name
– Improved parameter validation for SMTP options
– Made error messages clearer during registration.
– Stability improvements for Intensity (brightness) control for large images
– Last output file name is written into bi_group.ini
– Stability improvement for loading custom paper sizes from profiles
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.6.632
– Improvements for printing vertical Asian text
– Improved bold text rendering for some fonts
– Improved handling of fonts that contain unicode characters in the name of the font (fixes disappearing characters, incorrect font substitutions and incorrectly positioned characters in Japanese text)
– Improvement for embedding Type 1 fonts
– Improvement for printing documents that contain embedded fonts, with font subsetting enabled
– Improvements for generating searchable PDF documents
– Improvements to allow copy-pasting unicode text from the generated PDF documents
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.45.313
– Added INI option to Ignore Print Areas when converting Excel files
– Added checking if one tries to run Auto-print in service under Local System account
– Using Message Capture for setting printer settings stored in BlackiceDEVMODE
– Stability improvement for converting PDF documents
– Improved Office version detection
– Stability improvement for printing Office documents
– 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
– Stability improvement for processing Message Capture messages
– To ensure stability in Message Capture message processing, the recommended Printer Driver version is 14.41.1296 or later
– Detecting timeout error, read pipe error and write pipe error on Message Capture
– Fixed product version of the BiPrintImage.exe
– Stability improvement for converting Excel documents with external links
– Stability improvement for converting Visio documents in service
– Updated BlackIceDEVMODE.dll and BIAPMSG.dll to version 14.45.1339
– Message Capture uses the same messaging timeout as the printer
– Updated manuals

DATE : 08-25-2015
Version : 4.20 (revision: 371)
– Added Map Processed Subdirectories option for Service
– Added Process Subdirectories options for Service
– Added “Do not move file into the Processed folder” (Delete files after file is converted) option for Service
– Added Delete Empty Subdirectories option for Service
– Added option to Service Manager to Detect Supported Files
– Added scheduling settings option for BiBatchConverter Service
– Added Enhanced Metafile (*.emf) suport for Office Add-in
– Improved PDF file format color depth selection in Office Add-in
– Added File format filtering option for BiBatchConverter Service
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.40.278
– Stability improvement for converting PowerPoint, Excel, Word, RTF and TXT documents
– Added .dotm, .mhtml, .mht, .xlt, .xltx, .xltm, .pot, .potm and .potx to supported document types
– Improved invalid path handling
– Improved output file quality when converting PowerPoint files
– Stability improvements for resolving shifted content problems on the printed document when converting PowerPoint files
– Improved corrupted PDF input file handling
– Removed unused settings from the BiAutoPrint.ini
– Added INI file option to not use Internet Explorer compatibility mode
– Updated BlackIceDEVMODE.dll and BIAPMSG.dll to version 14.40.1245
-Stablitiy improvement for Message Capture error handling
– Updated manuals

DATE : 08-04-2015
Version : 4.12 (revision: 356)
– Added offline user guide button for user interface
– Minor user interface changes
– Updated manuals

DATE : 07-28-2015
Version : 4.11 (revision: 352)
– Added MSI installers
– Added BiBatchConverter Service and Service Manager
– Improved Output directory configuration during the installation
– Improved reboot dialog during the uninstallation
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.39.1236
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.4.626
– Stability improvements for drawing arcs and ellipses
– Stability improvements for image handling
– Improvement in handling invalid DPI values
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.37.263
– Stability improvement for checking the helper files
– Updated BiCommandLineConverter to 14.39.1237
– Stability improvement for converting with BiBatchConverter and BiCommandLineConverter in parallel
– Updated manuals

DATE : 06-25-2015
Version : 4.10 (revision: 327)
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.37.256
– Added message capture to the BiAutoPrint.dll
– Added message capture timeout configuration options to the BiAutoPrint.ini
– Added timeout configuration options for Auto-print helpers to the BiAutoPrint.ini
– Added log configuration options for Auto-print to the BiAutoPrint.ini
– Added Image helpers (BiPrintImage) to the installers for printing images
– Added margin settings for TXT printing to the BiAutoPrint.ini
– Stability improvement when printing PDF input file
– Improved PDF password protection detection
– Added support for Adobe Reader DC
– Updated BiAutoPDF.dll to version 2.6.3.622
– Updated BlackIceDEVMODE.dll to version 14.38.1227
– Minor improvements on the user interface
– Added FTP upload feature
– Added Email Sending Utility and SharePoint Uploading Utility .Net framework 4.0 version
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.38.1227
– User interface improvement for the Watermark Brightness option
– Fixed product registration problem (improvement for unique ID detection)
– Fixed potiential deadlock in License Checking
– Changed default Photo Quality Intensity to 70
– Added “Split multipage PDF documents to single page” profile
– Added “Split multipage Tiff documents to single page” profile
– Added 204×98 DPI Compatiblity Standard Fax mode, for applications that cannot handle 204×98 DPI properly (e.g. Adobe Reader)
– Improved “Extract Text to File” option for Hebrew and Arabic
– User interface improvement for Profile Manager
– Stability improvement for image file name generation when the document name contains invalid Unicode characters
– Stability improvement for printing Excel files into PDF documents using the “Combine/Merge multiple documents into a single file” option
– Improvement for “Extract text to file” option (text output line detection)
– Stability improvement for printing Office documents with embedded printer settings (DEVMODE structures)
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.3.624
– Stability improvement for appending PDF files using the “Combine/Merge multiple documents into a single file” option (E.g.: Printing Excel files with Auto-print)
– Significantly improved performance for printing to PDF file format
– Added embedded font indexing
– Improved performance of drawing operations
– Added EMF output file format
– Updated eLicense.dll to 4.04.135
– Added BiBatchConverter MSI installer
– Stability improvement for output directory access checking
– Added .docm extension to the Open Files dialog
– Removed “All files” filter from Open Files dialog
– Updated manuals

DATE : 06-05-2015
Version : 4.08 (revision: 313)
– Updated BiCommandLineConverter to version 14.37.1215
– Stability Improvement for merge option (/M) in BiCommandLineConverter

DATE : 03-23-2015
Version : 4.07 (revision: 292)
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.27.151
– Stability improvement for printing HTML documents
– Improved timeout handling for HTML document printing
– Improved timeout handling for XPS document printing
– Added Unicode filename support for printing image files
– Added Unicode filename support for printing PDF files
– Moved PowerPoint and Visio printing code to the BiPrintOffice.exe helper to improve stability
– Improved printing using the Merge documents printer driver option
– Added “Merge to PDF”, “Merge to TIFF”, “Split multipage PDF documents to single page” and “Split multipage Tiff documents to single page”

profiles to printer driver
– Added “Merge documents” and “Split multipage documents to single page” options to BiBatchConverter
– Updated manuals

DATE : 01-16-2015
Version : 4.06 (revision: 286)
– Added debug logging option
– Removed barcode tab from printing preferences
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.19.108
– Added Adobe Acrobat Pro support for converting PDF documents
– Fixed “Timeout interval elapsed” error when printing certain PDF documents with Auto-print
– Improved printing PDF files with embedded JavaScript with Auto-print
– Update Printer Driver to version 14.19.1065
– Stability improvement for handles when checking registration during the conversion
– Improved temporary font handling
– Stability improvement for printing with “Enable advanced printing features” unchecked, output disabled and text output enabled
– Fixed an issue where in some cases a 0 byte TIFF file got generated besides the output file
– Performance improvement for the “Extract text” option when “Eastern character support” is enabled
– Added INI file option to turn off directory access check at the start of printing
– Minor user interface improvements
– Fixed memory leak related to temporary font files when printing from Adobe Reader when the “Extraxt text to file” option is enabled
– Stability improvement for “Generate output in memory” option
– Improvement for “Start Application” option: Document Name, Group Filename and Output Filename parameters are available when “Start Before

Printing” is selected
– Improved TIFF error handling
– Stability improvement for printing with Message Capture
– Updated manuals

DATE : 11-20-2014
Version : 4.05 (revision: 277)
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.16.102
– Improved printing Excel files with multiple sheets
– Improved printable area detection when printing PDF input files
– Updated BiAutoPDF.dll to version 2.6.2.617
– Stability improvement when printing PDF input file
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 4.02.131
– Improved error handling for non-connection errors during registration
– Added watermark images for the BiBatchconverter
– Improved registration handling after installation
– Minor user interface changes
– Updated manuals

DATE : 11-04-2014
Version : 4.04 (revision: 270)
– Improved BiBatchConverter user interface to enhance user’s experience
– Added AutoCAD (*.dwg) document support
– Update Printer Driver to version 14.16.1011
– Stability improvement for Mail Merge
– Improved output filename generation when printing from Visio
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.2.613
– Stability improvement when printing documents with Eastern characters to PDF format
– Stability improvement when printing to HTML format
– Improved filename generation when printing PDF documents
– Improved profile loading
– Enabled Profile Manager for Agent Printers
– Stability improvement for BiBatchConverter licensing
– Updated Auto-print to version 14.16.74
– Added automatic spooler restarting to enhance reliability
– Improved error detection when multiple users convert in parallel
– Updated BiCommandLineConverter to version 14.17.1015
– Added /PDNG parameter to use the Printer Driver file name generation settings for conversions
– Small user interface improvements
– Added capability to use short name of BiCommandLineConverter for conversions; BiCC
– Updated BiAutoPDF.dll to version 2.6.2.616
– Stability improvement when printing PDF input documents
– Added capability to the filename generation to save the printed documents in the same name as the source document
– Updated manuals
– Updated BiCommandLineConverter manuals

DATE : 09-22-2014
Version : 4.03 (revision: 243)
– Updated manuals

DATE : 09-15-2014
Version : 4.03 (revision: 242)
– Changed license registration communication to HTTPS
– Added Proxy handling in the license registration
– Improved Jpeg compressed Tiff file handling
– Disabled group file generation by default
– Updated Image Dlls to version 12.53.491
– eLicense version 4.01.129

DATE : 09-10-2014
Version : 4.02 (revision: 238)
– BiBatchConverter now uses AutoPrint for printing
– Added XPS file support to BiBatchConverter
– Added FAX file support to BiBatchConverter
– BiBatchConverter server is not using the Black Ice License Manager (BILM) anymore
– Stability improvement in Office Add-in Printer Settings feature
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.13.972
– Updated BiCommandLineConverter (14.14.969)
– Improved error handling for PRINTER parameter
– Improved error handling for DNM parameter
– Updated BiCommandLineConverter manuals

DATE : 09-03-2014
Version : 4.01 (revision: 196)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.13.961
– Improved parameter handling in BiCommandLineConverter
– Improved logging in BiCommandLineConverter
– Extended exit codes in the BiCommandLineConverter
– Stability improvements for using ROTATE parameter in BiCommandLineConverter with unspecified orientation
– Added /DNM parameter to leave converted input files in the original directory
– Updated BiCommandLineConverter manuals
– Updated manual

DATE : 08-27-2014
Version : 4.00 (revision: 195)
– Renamed FileMorph to BiBatchConverter
– Added BiCommandLineConverter
– Removed Save document manually option
– Removed Demo limitation when reached 250 converted documents
– Fixed Help buttons in the Printing preferences dialog
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.13.953
– Update manual

DATE : 07-24-2014
Version : 3.02 (revision: 176)
– Improved user interface in the installer
– Improved user interface in the application
– Updated Printer Driver to version 14.11.895
– Update manual

DATE : 03-10-2014
Version : 3.01 (revision: 171)
– Improved user interface in the installer
– Improved user interface in the application
– Improved pending file handling in the installer
– Added HTML editable to FileMorph Office Add-in Printer Settings
– Added XML editable to FileMorph Office Add-in Printer Settings
– Update manual

DATE : 11-27-2013
Version : 3.00 (revision: 160)
– Updated Printer Driver to version 13.80.597
– Improved compatibility with older Black Ice products
– Updated TiffViewer to version 10.14.536

DATE : 11-06-2013
Version : 3.00 (revision: 153)
– Improved directory monitoring with new features.
– Added Office 2013 support to the office add-in
– Added Office 2010 support to the office add-in
– Added Publisher support to the office add-in
– Updated Printer Driver to version 13.79.586
– Updated TiffViewer to version 10.12.510
– Updated Document Imaging to version 12.16.427
– Combined Demo and Release installers
– Updated Manual

DATE : 07-19-2013
Version : 2.56 (revision: 70)
– Improvements in the server version

DATE : 07-01-2013
Version : 2.55 (revision: 69)
– Updated Image DLLs to version 12.11.272
– Stability improvement for reinstalling FileMorph

DATE : 05-29-2013
Version : 2.54 (revision: 68)
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 2.6.1.414

DATE : 02-15-2013
Version : 2.53 (revision: 67)
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 11-23-2012
Version : 2.52 (revision: 64)
– Stability improvement for PDF, PNG and JPEG output
– Stability improvement for printing long documents

DATE : 11-20-2012
Version : 2.51 (revision: 61)
– stability improvement for Windows 8 installer.

DATE : 10-15-2012
Version : 2.41 (revision: 58)
– Fixed documentation

DATE : 09-07-2012
Version : 2.41 (revision: 57)
– Fixed requirements dialog box refresh problem.
– Fixed message box syntax.
– Fixed .tiff extension related problem.
– Fixed cleanup procedure bug.

DATE : 11-02-2011
Version : 2.40 (revision: 53)
– Improved PDF dlls to latest version

DATE : 10-06-2011
Version : 2.36 (revision: 51)
– Stability improvement for licensing

DATE : 08-26-2011
Version : 2.36 (revision: 50)
– Stability improvement for installing the FileMorph(DocuPrint)
– Stability improvement for other products

DATE : 02-22-2011
Version : 2.35 (revision: 48)
– Stability improvement for uninstalling the FileMorph because of Microsoft security update

DATE : 10-07-2010
Version : 2.34 (revision: 46)
– Improve installation procedure (add new dialogs, change bitmaps, change texts)
– Stability improvement for changing the default printer
– Minor bug fixings
– Simplify manual registration
– Update eLicense.dll to version 3.0.6.28
– Add multi-port licensing support
– Stability improvement for registering demo version

DATE : 08-04-2010
Version : 2.33 (revision: 37)
– Stability improvement for demo registration

DATE : 07-26-2010
Version : 2.32 (revision: 35)
– Minor bug fixings

DATE : 07-02-2010
Version : 2.31 (revision: 34)
– Change upgrade mode in installation

DATE : 06-29-2010
Version : 2.30 (revision: 33)
– Add License Manager to FileMorph Server
– Stability improvement for registering the demo version
– Change company information
– Stability improvement for Office add-in install process
– Do not change the default printer to FileMorph in case of printing from Office Add-In
– Stability improvement for changing the output file format
– Stability improvement for adding more files to convert
– Stability improvement for window focus problem
– The application icon was changed
– Stability improvement for changing the file format of the printer driver
– Supporting Windows 7 operating system

DATE : 07-30-2009
Version : 2.20
– The new version of BiPDFP: 2.0.0.15 and BiPDFInterfaceP.dll: 2.0.0.8
– Modify demo registration dialog (add link to manual registration page)
– Fixed a rare bug when some printed graphic wasn’t visible
– Fixed handling a rare transparent image printing method
– Fixed erroneous text positioing when printing with rotated fonts

DATE : 11-01-2008
Version : 2.16
– Add append PDF feature
– Add office button

DATE : 09-08-2008
Version : 2.15
– Add version control for licensing
– Fix registration error

DATE : 06-26-2008
Version : 2.14
– Modify the default position of the Drag&Drop window
– Update printer driver of FileMorph
– Modify exit procedure
– Modify labels in the dialogs

DATE : 05-05-2008
Version : 2.13
– Add “Enable Monitoring checkbox” to “Monitored directories” dialog
– Add “Open Converted Files…” menu item
– Add “Save Events” feature
– Add “Do not show this dialog” checkbox to the Save As dialog
– Change the “Save As” dialog to default
– Add new printer driver files (version 10.13)
– Add vector PDF to the printer driver
– Change computer licensing to user licensing
– Add redirect printing to multiple printers

DATE : 03-29-2008
Version : 2.12
– Fix “Show Event” link bug
– Hide check component dialog at startup
– Remove limitations from demo
– Sort file formats in the “Output File Format” drop down box
– Modify “Output File Format” dialog
– Add the following file formats for automatic file conversion:
docx docm dotx xlsx xlsb ppsx pptx ppsm pptm vtx vdx vsx

DATE : 03-11-2008
Version : 2.11
– Fix filename generation method bug (Use Document Name) in case of long filenames

DATE : 01-01-2008
Version : 2.10
– Create new user interface for converting files

DATE : 09-01-2007
Version : 2.00
– initial version