New in Authentic 2024 Release 2

Version 2024 Release 2 of Altova Authentic was announced on April 23, 2024. Learn about all the new features below and update to the latest version.

Authentic 2024r2 (April 23, 2023)
Support for MySQL 8.2 & 8.3, PostgreSQL 16, MariaDB 11.2, SQLite 3.45

Updated database support

For editing data in databases, Authentic supports connecting to all popular relational databases. In v2024r2 support has been added for the following database versions:

  • MySQL 8.2 & 8.3
  • PostgreSQL 16
  • MariaDB 11.2
  • SQLite 3.45
Existing customers may update to the latest version here
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New Features in Previous Versions

Learn about all the additional capabilities you’ll get by upgrading from an older version to Authentic Version 2024 Release 2 SP1.

Authentic 2024 (October 24, 2023)
Native support for MySQL and MariaDB
Integration with Eclipse 2023-06 and 2023-09
Support for horizontal mouse wheel scrolling
Authentic 2023r2 (April 12, 2023)
Support for additional database versions
Integration with Eclipse 4.26, 4.27
Authentic 2023 (October 19, 2022)
Support for additional database versions
Integration with Eclipse 4.23, 4.24, 4.25
Authentic 2022r2 (March 8, 2022)
Support for images in the Project Window
Support for additional database versions
Integration with Visual Studio 2022
Integration with Eclipse 4.22
Authentic 2022 (October 27, 2021)
Support for Windows 11
Support for additional database versions
Integration with Eclipse 4.19, 4.20, and 4.21
Authentic 2021r3 (June 1, 2021)
Bug fixes and other improvements
Authentic 2021r2 (March 4, 2021)
Support for IBM DB2 for iSeries 7.4
Integration with Eclipse 4.17 and 4.18
Authentic 2021 (October 14, 2020)
Support for additional database versions
Integration with Eclipse 4.15 and 4.16
Authentic 2020r2 (March 17, 2020)
Support for additional database versions
Integration with Eclipse 4.13 and 4.14
Authentic 2020 (October 9, 2019)
Support for additional database versions
Integration with Eclipse 4.11 and 4.12
Integration with Visual Studio 2019
Authentic 2019r3 (April 2, 2019)
Support for additional database versions
Open JDK support
Support for Eclipse 4.9 and 4.10
Support for Windows Server 2019
Authentic® 2019 (October 2018)
Support for additional database versions
Support for Eclipse 4.8
Authentic® 2018r2 (April 17, 2018)
Support for Teradata 16 and MariaDB 10 databases
Detailed network proxy settings
Authentic® 2018 (October 3, 2017)
Support for Sybase 16, PostgreSQL 9.6, MySQL 5.7
Support for FOP 2.2
Integration with Eclipse 4.7
Authentic® 2017 Release 3 (April 4, 2017)
Integration with Visual Studio 2017
Windows Server 2016 support
Authentic® 2017 (October 4, 2016)
Editing headers/footers in dynamic HTML/CALS tables
Support for ADO.NET database drivers
Native support for PostgreSQL
Support for Progress OpenEdge databases
Support for SQL Server 2016
Support for integration with Eclipse 4.6
Authentic® 2016 (September 30, 2015)
Windows 10 support
Support for Firebird databases
Support for numerous databases updated to include newest versions
Visual Studio integration updated to include VS 2015
Authentic® 2015 Release 4 (June 10, 2015)
Support for SQLite databases
Authentic® 2014 Release 2 (March 19, 2014)
Integration with Visual Studio 2013
Authentic® 2014 (October 29, 2013)
Support for new database versions: SQL Server 2012; PostgreSQL 9.0.10, 9.1.6, 9.2.1; IBM DB2 9.5, 9.7, 10.1; Informix 11.70; MySQL 5.5.28; Sybase ASE 15, 15.7; Access 2010, 2013
Integration with Eclipse 4.3
Authentic® 2013 Release 2 (April 29, 2013)
Support for FOP 1.1 – Authentic installation includes this processor for PDF generation
Authentic® 2013 (September 15, 2012)
Browser plug-in for Google Chrome – Authentic now supports Windows IE, Firefox, and Chrome
Push installer for browser plug-ins – simplified installation and improved IT control of user experience
Java application seamless integration – integrate Authentic functionality in custom Java applications for Windows
Integration with Eclipse 4.2 – adds to support for earlier versions
Flexible integration of external programs – add up to 10 external programs that be directly accessed inside Authentic
Performance improvements – Authentic has been optimized for significantly improved performance
Authentic® 2012 Release 2 (February 23, 2012)
RichEdit toolbar – Authentic end users can now apply formatting to content via RichEdit toolbar
Authentic® 2012 (October 19, 2011)
JDBC database driver support
Java API
New samples for API use – example files demonstrate how to use the APIs to automate Authentic electronic form capabilities (examples are available for JScript, C#, and Java)
Warning before execution of Authentic script
Search in project window
Authentic® 2011 Release 3 (June 8, 2011)
Support for XML digital signatures – facilitate the secure exchange of documents among business users
Support for the Portable XML Form™ (PXF™) file format – dramatically increases the portability of Authentic electronic forms and the XML and database data associated with them
New spell checker with improved dictionary support
Support for Internet Explorer® 9 and Firefox® 4
Support for .TIFF, .JPEG XR, and .SVG image formats
Scripting editor supports .NET 4.0
Ability to add additional .NET assemblies for scripting – easy access to external .NET assemblies
Authentic® 2011 Release 2 (February 16, 2011)
Barcode support – makes barcodes available for use in Authentic eForms
Additional chart types and features
Visible/internal combobox values
Authentic® 2011 (September 8, 2012)
Scripting & extended COM API – enables Authentic to be used as a completely customizable editing solution using scripts embedded in StyleVision designs
Charts as a new design element – lets users view and in some cases even indirectly edit charts and graphs designed in StyleVision
Assigning styles to HTML/CALS tables – allows users to add styles to HTML/CALS tables that may have been missing from the source component code
Extended support for CALS tables – includes the CALS element spanspec and the attributes rowsep, colsep, frame, and spanname
Authentic® 2010 Release 3 (May 10, 2010)
Global templates for any element
Support for Visual Studio 2010
Authentic® 2010 Release 2 (February 16, 2010)
64-bit version – for use with 64-bit operating systems
Support for editing variables – enables users to edit variables that have been added directly into their electronic form design, without any need for edits to the underlying schema(s).
Authentic® 2010 (October 28, 2009)
Enterprise Edition with advanced features – available as a desktop application or browser plug-in.
Browser plugin for Firefox®
Absolute positioning in design layouts
Native code calls (.NET, Java, JavaScript, etc.) in XPath statements
Support for fixed lines in form design
Paste as text
Rendering of user-defined HTML elements/blocks
Rendering of contents with disabled-output-escaping enabled
Rendering of variables
Internet Explorer support extended to include IE8
Compatibility with Windows 7
Existing customers may update to the latest version here
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