CIMCO Software V8 is coming

CIMCO V8 screenshots

CIMCO Software version 8 is scheduled for release in the first part of 2016. The developers at CIMCO have allowed a sneak peek of the new stuff in version 8. Much is already set to go, and we will keep you posted on the goings on with the different products in our software palette, right up to the final release. Here is now the current list of what is to come:


  • CIMCO Edit will get a new interface look in style with Microsoft Office
  • Will support file transfer through FTP (server and client)
  • New advanced Open File dialog with search criteria on file name, file content, and created/modified dates
  • Improved backplotting / more converters


  • Also support for MariaDB, which will support database-level encryption


  • MDC-Max will get a new interface look in style with Microsoft Office
  • Central Cache
  • MDC User Permissions
  • Automatic update of MDC clients
  • Support of multiple schedules with arbitrary start of work week in reports
  • Conditional disabling of MDC buttons / input fields
  • New legend in timeline
  • Extended report selection window
  • Central cache
  • Backdating of MDC data
  • More and improved interfaces for networking machines


  • Support for OPC signal mapping to MDC-Max
  • Support for DNC-Max event mapping to OPC output
  • Support for Brother controls (C00 and B00)

License Server

  • New License Server with new interface and features
  • Multiple License Servers on one network
  • Reserve licenses for computers
  • View License Server status and settings from any client

License System

  • New license file format with improved security
  • New and improved handling of license activation, including automatic activation, activations stored in the license file and recovery of deleted activations from CIMCO’s servers
  • License configuration and license file placement to be moved away from program folders

CIMCO Software Manager (new product)

  • This will encapsulate the License Server and has planned future features, including centralized update pushing through Microsoft Active Directory