Upgrading Existing Installation

ROBOSOFT build 797

Please download the executable and start it. The installer will automatically upgrade necessary files. It preserves your existing User Data. Yet, this is always a good idea to backup your data (Tools Menu/Backup User Data).

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PADMANAGER build 45

Please download the executable and start it. The installer will automatically upgrade necessary files. It preserves your existing User Data. Yet, this is always a good idea to backup your data (Tools Menu/Backup User Data).

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Recent Changes

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Changes

796
  • Added a built-in one-click PAD hosting solution.
  • The deprecated "OS Support field" support field is replaced by the "Target Platform". This issue was confusing for many users making them think that Windows 10 is not supported.
  • Improvements in the form filling engine.
786
  • Official PAD version 4 support. Certified by the ASP PAD(R) committee.
751
  • Last Submission Results Dialog allows you to review and fix the issues logged by the Automatic Submission Wizard. Open it with a link on the navigation panel in the "Profile Manager" window.
  • Quick Start Guide added. Start submitting your software with RoboSoft in 15 minutes!
  • The installer is now a unicode application.
748
  • Improved Internet Explorer 9 engine support
  • A lot of improvements in the PAD Validator and Bath Search engine
  • Various UI improvements that the users were requesting
  • Changed logging politics to prevent slowing down the system by anti-virus sofware
  • Improved overall RoboSoft stability
  • Added support for extended program description languages list ('Other languages...' node)
  • Added support for unknown languages (when importing from a PAD-file
738
  • Added Internet Explorer 9 Beta engine support
  • Various improvements in the PAD Validator.
735
  • Various improvements in the PAD Validator.
  • PAD Specification has been updated to the version 3.11
  • The list of countries has been updated.
  • The following PAD extensions have been updated: Affiliates, Sites, OnlineShops.
  • Various UI improvements according on user requests.
  • User comments are now visible in the both web interface and RoboSoft.
  • Fixed an issue with saving settings in the PAD Upload Dialog.
  • Fixed some issues with report exporting. Spaces now work well in logins and passwords.
  • Fixed some issues with Expiration Date field logic in the product profile editor
  • Improved category picker logic. Sequences of spaces are now handled with better flexibility.
  • Improved Unicode support when filling out web forms.
  • It is now easier to send a bug report when something goes wrong. RoboSoft forms a bug-report automatically and you just need to check an appropriate checkbox in an error message box to send the bug report out.
  • Better self-diagnostics procedures added. RoboSoft is now trying to diagnose/fix typical problems with its system service part and suggest ways to fix a problem if unable to fix it on its own.
  • Alert sounds are now disabled during automatic submission.
  • Alert sounds are now disabled when posting CAPTCHA values.
  • Some fixes to solve the "invisible dialog" problem (a dialog somehow gets under the main window where you can't see it until you do "Alt+Tab").
  • Fixed memory leaks in the automatic submission planner.
695
  • Various improvements in the PAD Validator. List of countries has been updated.
  • The batch search is now using external search engines more intensively.
  • Various performance optimizations. Memory consumption was significantly decreased. Faster loading. RoboSoft is now monitoring free system resources when you start the submission process and can automatically decrease the number of working processes if there is not enough resources in your system.
  • Various UI improvements according to user requests.
  • Installer now can automatically create firewall rules to allow the RoboSoft processes connect the Internet.
652
  • Automatic spell-checking in the profile editor
  • Info Panel in the Site List window re-design
  • Manual CAPTCHA input fixed/improved
648
  • On-line help is now available. It is far from complete,yet we hope to add more info there soon
  • DrWeb anti-virus was slowing down parsing of the batch search results. We've fixed this problem by decreasing the verbosity of the log output. DrWeb was re-checking the log (a relatively large file) on every write
  • Check out the new Info Panel in the Product Manager Window. It's your dashboard that shows current status of your product, submission statistics and other important information.
  • The PAD Validator is becoming smarter. It learned new tricks and finds more issues.
  • Solved the problem that prevented modal windows minimization in Vista.
  • The automatic submission wizard now supports nettop screen resolutions.
630
  • Solved the problem that prevented submissions with AVG anti-virus installed
  • Various fixes and improvements of the category picker
  • Better algorithm to distribute sites between submission baskets
  • Old autosearch dumps are now automatically cleared-up in the end-user version as well
  • Your common login/password are now preserved when you import data from a PAD file
  • Large fonts when copying texts from MS Word problem fixed
  • Multiline issue reports height problem in the PAD Validator fixed
623
  • The categories that you manually select in the automatic submission wizard are now saved to your product profile.
  • Category picker AI tune-up
  • Various bugfixes
616
  • Added an ability to run several instances of RoboSoft simultaneously. Warning! It is not an official feature of RoboSoft and we recommend that you refrain from starting several instances of RoboSoft. It takes only about 20-30 minutes now on a good connection to submit one product. For those of you with dozens of products, the Enterprise version will be available soon. It includes a scheduler that allows you to schedule all your submissions and they will run completely automatically one by one at a specified time.
  • Added a workaround to solve the "Cannotconnect the database..." problem. We are not sure why it occurs. It's a known problem of the embedded Firebird engine.
  • Added CAPTCHA recognition statistics
  • Added "Submit" and "Track Listings" to the Product Tasks in the Product manager.New product manager (tree view)
615
  • New product manager (tree view)
  • All product and company profiles data is now stored in a Firebird database. This allows RoboSoft to spawn multiple submission processes that work simultaneously.
  • Automatic submissions are now executed outside of the main RoboSoft process. This makes it much more stable and solves the memory problem when using the Internet Explorer engine.
  • Multithreaded submissions do speed up the submission process by five times.
  • Multithreaded database updates do speed up updates by 15 times.
  • Vista is now officially supported. Application data was moved from the folder in Program Files to a new location recommended by Microsoft guidelines.
  • The built-in PAD validator now makes suggestions on how to optimize your PAD file and protects you from critical mistakes.
  • SMTP-client now supports SSL (Feel free to use your Gmail box).
  • All the submission form templates are now maintained by our personnel only. You should expect more reliable support when you submit a related issue.
Version 4.0
 
560
  • FTP Uploader will now save full paths
  • Fixed problem with umlauts conversion in PAD decriptions
  • Improved Vsta support in OS selectors
  • Better IE7 compatibility
557
  • Autosearch engine has been rewritten. It does not use the WinInet API since this build (for stability reasons).
555
  • Country list updated.
  • The search system can now use alternative search strings for Press Releases and News Feeds.
  • From now on, RoboSoft saves error messages when loading search pages.
  • Google Language Tools are used to translate non-English pages.
554
  • IE 7 compatibility added.
  • Tested in Vista.
  • Links to your product listings are recognized automatically and highlighted.
  • RoboSoft won't automatically add new sites to your Custom Sets.
  • Added an option to automatically close Submitter tabs after a successful submission.
  • Database Update Wizard usability reviewed.
  • Fixed problem with Namespace.
553
  • Database Update Wizard added..
552
  • New site ranking system
  • Send bug reports to the developers using the Bug! button. Debug info is added automatically.
551
  • All site flags are now in the same column
  • Filtering by flags added
550
  • New GUI. Skins, icons...
  • RoboSoft highlights your product name on web pages ( see Hotkey preferences )
  • You can select several sites in the list and use a hotkey to automatically open a Submitter tab for each of these sites.
  • CAPTCHAs processing added.
  • "Link back required" flag added.
539
  • This build of RoboSoft fixes the popping up IE windows problem.
538
  • In this build we enabled the acoount creation feature in the automatic submission wizard. RoboSoft will automatically create accounts for you on sdownload sites where needed and request info about your existing accounts.
  • A PAD file gets validated before automatic submission starts.
  • Memory leak fixed
535
  • Automatic submission mode beta test begins!
  • A built-in SMTP client added
534
  • RoboSoft will try to log in automatically into vendor accounts if it has the login info.
  • New category filling mechanism (much more precise than old AI guessing)
  • Significantly reduced memory footprint
533
  • Database format has been changed. After a restart, RoboSoft should load the database in seconds.
  • New two-step automatic search engine implemented. Now it automatically retrives version numbers and other valuable info from the listings found.
  • "Open" button in the site list opens [Search/Submission] page.>> option added to the preferences
  • Popup blocker added
  • Memory use optimized
  • Products tab added to the side panel
  • Statistics display added to the side panel
  • Various speed optimizations
532
  • Hotkeys editor added ( Preferences dialog )
  • Pin-button added to the side panel. Side panel moved to the left.
531
  • Batch search engine has been redesigned. Now it caches search results locally.
  • Export/Import capabilities added to the Custom Sets manager
  • In-place version number editor added to the site list browser.
  • Status Icons and version numbers are now shown in the "Product" menu.
  • "Status override" pop-up menu added to the status panel ( Submitter tab )
530
  • Site list functionality has been dramatically increased
  • "Flags" added to the status panel
527
  • "Ratings" file format changed
  • "Save product listing URL" function added
  • "Override status" menu added to the "Status" button
526
  • "Possible categories" list updated.
  • Fixes several bugs found in the build 525
525
  • "Flags" column added. Currently only the "Payment required" flag available. Please, suggest more flags you wish to see there.
  • RoboSoft submission status autorecognition improved.
  • From now RoboSoft will check automatically on database updates if newer Google Page Ranks are available and update them if needed.
  • When using Google to search a download site, RoboSoft now ignores Google advertising.
520
  • WARNING! Please, backup your existing "ratings.dat" file if you are using your own site rating system. It will be overwritten! Since the build 520 we decided to use the Google PR to rate software archives. From now the value shown in the Rating column is the Google PR.
  • The site template file format changed. This should fix the site list loading problems under Win2K.
  • PAD Specification v.1.5 support added
  • Chinese Windows support added
511
  • Statistics window added ( See the Tools menu )
  • Specifications dialog added to specify Status overrides and bug-reports
  • Parsing of search engines results improved
  • Import of empty fields from XML files fixed
  • RoboSoft will open a new window on Shift+Click even if pop-ups are disabled
  • Login Info added to the Status dialog
  • "Submission method" column added ( PAD, form, e-mail etc. )
505
  • New contributors database
  • Contributor Control Panel added
  • Bug reports sending via HTTP
502
  • Fixed 501 build bug ( RoboSoft hanged after opening more than one submitter window )
  • "Last Contributed" added to reports
  • "User Agent" changed for automatic search requests
499
  • Multiple distributives ( for different languages ) support added
  • Side panel added in the submitter window. It allows to quickly navigate through the site list and shows messages from contributors.
  • "Total report" feature added. Makes a report for all products at once
498
  • Stop and Status buttons in the submitter window are always enabled
  • Form fingerprint does not include hidden fields
  • Submission status autorecognition improved
  • New functions for templates: TRIMWORD, LENGTH, URLPROTO, URLDOMAIN, URLPATH, URLFILENAME, URLPARAMS
  • Recreating UINs if needed
  • Product Editor: Word wrap enabled, horizontal scroll bar removed
497
  • Site List prevents loading of sites with equal UINs
  • Checking for duplicate UINs when importing PAD files
496
  • Tab order fixed in the Product Editor window
  • "Test Autosearch" button added to the Submitter window
  • "Custom Sets" checkbox added to the Site List/Properties dialog
495
  • Site List/Properties now changes properties of sites selected from the site list when more than one site selected
  • Shortkeys are shown in hints
  • Simtel extension updated
494
  • The "Bug" button added to the "Sites" tab
  • ShareIT ID's added to the Affiliates section
  • "Next Site" direction selector added. Acts within current submitter window
  • Significant interface changes
493
  • "Do not drop "override status" value" option added
  • RoboSoft now remembers user's category selection for all types of controls
  • RoboSoft won't show hidden profile variables on the "user defined" tab
  • "Fill this field" context menu option added
  • RESULTS_SHORT_LENGTH variable added to the config file. You can now override the default value ( 45 characters )
  • AutoFill On/Off option added. You can now prevent RoboSoft from filling forms automatically on page load
  • Descriptions in German, Russian, Ukrainian  added to the Sample Profile (ABD)
492
  • Autosearch engine rewritten. RoboSoft now kills frozen threads.
  • Toolbar buttons order changed
  • Fields moved between tabs in the PAD editor
  • RoboSoft will not sort the site list on product swapping if the "Apply Filter" button is turned on in the preferences.
  • OS recognition engine was trained to recognize more combinations
487
  • The bug caused freezing of search threads fixed
  • Various dialogs interface changes
  • XML import/export enhanced
  • RoboSoft will now save paths where a file was exported or imported
  • OS recognition engine was trained to recognize more combinations
486
  • Added export of empty fields into PAD XML
  • Several interface changes
  • Pop-ups on sites are now disabled by default