Version History

Version 4.6 (June 11, 2019)

  • New processing core with an ability to switch between different modules
  • Processing one, all or an exact number of files at once within a Hot Folder
  • Ability to print and convert PCL files
  • Direct printing of PostScript (PS) files
  • Convert Word to PDF and reduce the file size
  • Automatically add image filename on margins
  • Set page orientation and filename template for Convert to image Action
  • Disable original subfolder structure in the output folder
  • Combine files to a single PDF or TIFF and rename by subfolder name
  • Ability to run FolderMill in desktop mode on a schedule
  • Ability to add EXIF data to filenames
  • Improved CAD files processing: grayscale mode and paper size fixed for DWG
  • Improved processing of Outlook messages
  • Improved log sorting and daily log scheduler
  • Other fixes and improvements

Version 4.5 (November 15, 2018)

  • Conversion and printing of AutoCAD DWG and DXF drawings without CAD software
  • Automatically print MathCAD XMCD, MCDX drawings
  • New supported format for conversion and printing: Solid Edge DFT
  • Filter incoming PDF files by text with new Filter File by Contents Action
  • Automatically convert Zebra ZPL labels to PDF
  • Specify the exact page range to print by adding the values at the end of the document name
  • Convert files contained in password-protected RAR, ZIP, 7ZIP archives
  • Process only certain files by file mask (but keep others intact)
  • Include filename or part of filename into text watermark
  • Include Creator / Author name into watermark from original file metadata
  • Specify text watermark font size as a percentage of page height
  • Compatibility with eDrawings Viewer 2019
  • Improved priority for simultaneously added files to Hot Folder
  • Improved alert notification by e-mail

Version 4.4 (March 6, 2018)

  • Insert pages before existing PDF or TIFF files
  • New PDF compression function
  • Print crop marks for PDF
  • Set paper size for cover pages
  • Exclude subfolders from processing
  • Localization to French
  • Improved Filter by Paper Size: better paper size detection
  • Improved Add text or watermark Action parameters
  • Improved log file processing
  • Improved Windows 10 menu icons and new Action icons
  • Fixed binary and dynamic library files (.exe, .dll)
  • Fixed Convert to XPS plugin
  • Fixed paper size format display in Filter by paper size Action

Version 4.2 (November 15, 2017)

  • New ability to split multi-page PDF files into single pages
  • New ability to sort batches of files in the processing queue by Date (default), Name, Type, or Size
  • New Action added - Filter by Paper Size
  • New Action added - Convert to XPS (available upon request)
  • New page scaling & orientation settings for Print Document action
  • New Strict Mode: processing rules stop on error, First In, First Out (FIFO) algorithm, timing control for locked files
  • Improved Logs: better structure for General and Detailed logs
  • Other performance and stability improvements

Version 4.1 (April 28, 2017)

  • New faster PDF engine
  • New formats supported: Zebra ZPL, MPP, HPGL, SWF, ONE
  • Ability to convert files in ZIP, RAR or 7ZIP archive into PDF or image
  • Ability to pause certain Hot Folders
  • Ability to set ignore masks for Hot Folders
  • Ability to rearrange the order of Actions
  • Ability to automatically select printer tray for PDFs depending on paper size
  • Ability to automatically delete original input files from Processed Folder on schedule
  • Ability to use a list of passwords to process password-protected PDFs
  • Ability to force printer settings: paper size, printer tray, page orientation, color mode, duplex mode
  • Ability to instantly send files to a Hot Folder via Windows Explorer right-click menu
  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR) processing via Adobe Acrobat
  • Log clean-up on schedule
  • No need to have Microsoft Outlook installed to process EML or MSG files
  • Fixed data communication issue between the program and the printer
  • Fixed issue with FolderMill Processor on launch in service mode
  • Fixed issue with filename when using date and time macro

Version 4.0 (July 27, 2016)

  • Added service mode
  • Improved processing queue manager, with priority settings for Hot folders
  • Added multithreaded task processing
  • Added support for new formats
  • Added localization to German, Spanish, Dutch and Russian languages
  • Improved append to multi-page PDF or TIFF feature
  • Added option to overwrite image files
  • Added flexible output files numbering
  • Added detailed descriptions for Action Set options
  • Added an option to keep the original folder structure
  • Added feature to resume suspended processes in case of system failure
  • Added an ability to choose a type of limitation in the free version of FolderMill
  • 14-day trial version of FolderMill available by request

Version 3.1 (November 19, 2015)

  • New document formats supported to print and convert: CorelDraw CDR, WordPerfect WPD and Outlook MSG files
  • Adobe PDF Portfolio files now can be automatically printed and split to separate documents
  • Adobe PDF to PDF/A conversion module updated
  • Control panel and actions GUI is updated
  • Password protected PDF and Microsoft Word DOC files are supported
  • New plugins were added: "Copy to", "Rename" and "Run custom application"
  • Append documents to a single multipage TIFF file

Version 3.0 (July 30, 2015)

  • Redesigned FolderMill control panel interface
  • Each hot folder now may contain several actions sets. Each actions set can include several actions in row
  • New feature to split multi-page document to single-page TIFF files
  • New Watermark action applies text or image watermarks on output files or printouts
  • New Filename filter action processes or skips files by filename mask
  • Print action now saves individual printer settings
  • Print cover pages feature is available in commercial version of FolderMill
  • FolderMill Processor can be shut down using command line parameter
  • New helper components for processing Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, Autodesk AutoCAD, DesignReview, HTML, MHT and PostScript files.

Version 2.1 (March 24, 2015)
  • Native TXT to PDF conversion is implemented
  • Extended log files
  • New PowerPoint component for print and convert PPT and PPTX files
  • New formats are now supported for print and convert: Photoshop .PSD, Windows Metafiles .WMF and Enhanced Metafile .EMF
  • Fixed Microsoft Publisher 2013 x64 for convert and print and Microsoft Outlook 2013 x64 for print
  • Print PDF files now doesn't require Adobe Acrobat and printing PDF files became much faster

Version 2.0 (January 22, 2015)

  • New fast and reliable file processing component for converting documents and image files
  • Added feature to print incoming documents on desktop or network printers
  • Now it is possible to define several actions for the same document
  • List of supported file types extended for Microsoft Office Publisher XPS, HTML and image files
  • Updated control panel interface

Version 1.5 (July 25, 2011)

  • Now supports the latest version of Universal Document Converter 5.3
  • Now supports TIFF, JPEG, PNG and WMF source files, as well as most other graphic formats
  • Now supports MS Visio source files
  • New "pass-through" filters for all file types
  • Improved networking
  • Improved control of file processing and error monitoring
  • Option to receive e-mail alerts when errors occur
  • Fixed user-reported issues

Version 1.3.2 (December 12, 2010)

  • Corrects issues discovered by product users
  • Improved support for the Portable Document Format (PDF) input files
  • Improved compatibility with Microsoft Office 2010

Version 1.3 (July 6, 2010)

  • Implemented support for the Portable Document Format (PDF) input files
  • Verified compatibility with Microsoft Office 2010
  • Reviewed Solutions are available
  • Corrected and improved installation package

Version 1.2 (March 17, 2010)

  • Implemented full compatibility with Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008
  • Corrected installation on the Domain Controllers (32 bit & 64 bit)
  • Improved network processing functionality in Active Directory
  • Support new version of Universal Document Converter v5.1 implemented
  • Improved user interface of "FolderMill Control Panel"
  • Changed and reviewed I\O protocol between "FolderMill Service" and "FolderMill Control Panel"
  • Multilanguage support for the interface and log-files added
  • User interface localized in English and German
  • New and reviewed Solutions are available

Version 1.1 (October 26, 2009)

  • Document conversion server implemented as system service
  • "FolderMill Control Panel" monitoring and configuration utility added
  • All settings of the FolderMill and conversion Rules are stored in the system registry now
  • Export and Import to text files for Rules added
  • Compatibility with 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows systems added
  • Compatibility with Microsoft Vista and Microsoft 7 UAC improved
  • Documets from Microsoft Office 2007 are supported
  • Fixed de-installation and re-installation procedures
  • MS Excel workbooks support improved
  • Parameters for conversion rules are optimized

Version 1.0 (August 18, 2008)

  • First completed version of the FolderMill Document Conversion Server
  • Server application is implemented as windows-mode application
  • Universal Document Converter v4.2 is used as document converter
  • Supported Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Server 2000, 2003
  • Conversion rules are stored as ini-files
  • "FolderMill Control Panel" configuration utility developed to manage conversion rules