Release History2019-08-05T17:04:16+00:00

Release History

Version 9

Improved: Adjusted width size in the Custom Dialog designed to show all the required information.

New Licensing

  • Licensing shifts from perpetual to annual subscription
  • The license expiration date is added in the “Options & License” Tab of the WinAutomation Console

General New Features

  • Global Concurrency Policy can now be set
  • New Triggers added:
    • Exchange Email Monitor,
    • Database Monitor,
    • Performance Counter
  • Recurring Schedules can be assigned a Start and Expiration date & time


  • Concurrency Policy subtab added to the Console Options Tab

Process Designer

  • The option to remove all breakpoints in a Process has been added
  • Controls in the Controls Repository can now be sorted

New Actions :

  • “Run Python Script” Action enables Users to execute Python scripts
  • “Cryptography” Action group enables the encrypting, decrypting and hashing of data and files
  • “CaptureFast” Action group provides integration with the cloud-based data capturing platform CaptureFast
  • “CyberArk” Action group offers integration with the CyberArk secure password vault platform
  • “Cognitive” Action group enables integration with Cognitive functions provided by Google, IBM and Microsoft
  • “Terminal Emulation” Action group allows interaction with legacy terminals

Improvements & Fixes:

  • Email triggers can now retrieve the password from the Command Line
  • User Agent no longer fails to connect when Authentication options are missing
  • Improved capturing and use of Pager elements in Google Chrome
  • The “Include Subfolders” option when synchronizing files on SFTP Servers now works as expected
  • “Find Usages” in the Process Designer is no longer case sensitive
  • Improvements in UI and Web Automation
  • The Table Extraction Preview no longer omits the first row when an entire HTML Table is extracted
  • Improved performance in workstations where Java is not installed
  • Restarting the WinAutomation Server no longer causes an error in Autologin using Command Line
  • Information window no longer pops up when the cursor does not hover over the WinAutomation tray icon
  • Using Mouse and Keyboard Actions in compiled Processes no longer causes an error
  • Improved the performance of UI Controls in compiled Processes

Version 8.0.4

Improved: Adjusted width size in the Custom Dialog designed to show all the required information.

Improved: All actions within a Switch, now require to be within a Case as well.

Improved: Backup of the database can now be performed for any database size.

Improved: Performance of UI/Desktop actions.

Improved: Performance of Web Automation actions.

Improved: Send Email action, now works with accounts that do not require authentication.

Improved: “Merge PDF Files” action now supports password protected files.

Improved: WinAutomation now supports File monitoring Trigger for network folders for logged out users.

Improved: “Zip File” and “Unzip File” actions now support the use of password protected files.

Improved: Variables comparison according to their datatypes.

Improved: Send Email through Outlook action now supports sending emails from shared mailboxes.

Improved: Improved location of objects using image recognition actions.

Improved: “Invoke Web Service” action now includes the HTTP Patch method.

Improved: Ability to extract text through digitally signed PDF documents.

Improved: Exporting the Logs from the WinAutomation Console, now includes the additional details as well.

Improved: “Synchronize FTP” Action now takes the “Transfer Type” settings in the WinAutomation Console Options Tab into consideration before the transfer.

Corrected: Fix on control’s extraction from the Automation Browser.

Corrected: “Open FTP” Action used to throw an error when used with Autologin.

Version 8.0.3

Improved: Web Selectors now support use of Regular expressions.

Improved: “Retrieve Exchange Email Messages” Action now supports shared email accounts.

Improved: User now gets notified before deleting a Trigger or Schedule.

Improved: Processes imported from a higher version can be opened in the Process Designer, informing the user that the specific actions are not supported.

Improved: “Send Click” Action, now sends correct Left/Right click when mouse button settings are reversed.

Improved: Improved interaction with Excel files in 32-bit installations.

Improved: Legal Notice message now gets bypassed when Autologin is used.

Version 8.0.2

Improved: WinAutomation is able to access and interact with SAP applications (Only available in the Professional Plus Edition).

Improved: Logs, can now be exported in .xlsx, .xls and .csv format.

Improved: Search Option so that to search for functions in the functions pane.

Improved: “Send Keys” action, now supports to send the “Enter” key located on the NumPad.

Corrected: WinAutomation, now works with the Chrome version 69.0.3497.81

Version 8.0.1

Improved:WinAutomation is able to access and interact with Java-based applications (Only available in the Professional Plus Edition).

Improved:WinAutomation is now a high-dpi friendly application.

Corrected:Actions that included Unicode characters, now accept the use of variables without throwing an error.

Corrected:Move mouse to image in selected sub-region now targets the correct image on the screen.

Corrected:Generated executables now accept the use of “Launch Chrome” and “Launch Firefox” actions.

Corrected:Triggers and Schedules operate correctly among multiple users.