April 12, 2023
This new version includes split mode in Grid View for JSON and XML, support for integrating VDA EDI messages in MapForce, updated support for HTML generation in StyleVision, extended database support across the product line, and much more.
January 25, 2023
Altova announced the release of MobileTogether 8.1, its low-code app development platform for building enterprise solutions and native apps for iOS, Android, and Windows. The release also includes RecordsManager 2.0, a special, no-code solution for building database apps using the MobileTogether framework.
October 19, 2022
This new version includes the long-awaited dark mode, as well as a modern new light mode, in the company’s flagship products. Altova also introduces a new XML Schema Manager that provides a centralized mechanism for downloading, installing, and managing industry-standard schemas for convenient use across the product line.
June 8, 2022
Altova announced the launch of RecordsManager. A new product that is based on MobileTogether, RecordsManager provides a layer of abstraction that allows developers to use a true no-code approach to building custom database apps for desktop and mobile users.
June 1, 2022
Altova announced the release of MobileTogether 8.0, its rapid app development platform for building enterprise solutions and native apps for iOS, Android, and Windows. This latest release adds several exciting new features, including a brand new way of interacting with relational databases, support for modularization, and more.
March 8, 2022
Altova announced the release of Version 2022 release 2 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software. This new version adds innovative new options and functionality for improving developer productivity across the product line with new features such as new tools for working with images and projects, enhanced support for mapping NoSQL databases, support for additional database versions, and more.
November 1, 2021
Altova announced the release of Version 2022 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software. This new version includes support for the promising new OIM XBRL standard in multiple products as well as other XBRL related enhancements.
October 27, 2021
Altova announced the release of Version 2022 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software. This new version includes native support for NoSQL databases in MapForce, support for BSON and the new OIM XBRL standard in multiple products, support for Windows 11 across the product line, numerous performance and usability updates, and much more.
July 7, 2021
Altova announced release of MobileTogether 7.3, its rapid app development platform for building enterprise solutions and native apps for iOS, Android, and Windows. This latest release introduces additional options to help developers monetize the apps they create using MobileTogether and integrate them in other applications.
March 4, 2021
Altova announced release of Version 2021 Release 2 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software. This new version includes a completely overhauled XML Grid View in XMLSpy, support for XSLT3 for XML data mapping in MapForce, a charts and statistics dashboard in FlowForce Server, and much more.
December 15, 2020
Altova announced release of MobileTogether 7.2, its rapid mobile app development platform. This latest release introduces several new features for refining your app UI and providing flexible options for end users, as well as enhanced logging tools, and much more.
October 14, 2020
Altova announced release of Version 2021 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software. This new version includes numerous new features and improvements implemented in response to customer feedback, including a new XBRL Taxonomy Manager that provides easy, centralized taxonomy installation and management across all XBRL-enabled products; data mapping for SWIFT messages; improvements for editing in JSON Grid View; attaching files to PDF during report generation; and much more.
September 30, 2020
Altova announced the release of Altova ContractManager, a highly customizable, cloud-based contract management app. Whether your firm manages tens, hundreds, or thousands of contracts, Altova ContractManager makes it easy and secure to store, manage, and search for your contracts with ease.
September 29, 2020
Altova announced the release of Altova Cloud, a new platform for providing a software as a service (SaaS) subscription model for its legal, financial and regulatory apps. The Altova Cloud provides an easy, seamless process for users to evaluate, purchase, and use full-featured apps instantly in the cloud.
July 14, 2020
Altova announced the release of MobileTogether 7.0, its low code app development framework. This latest version introduces a robust new debugger for testing and troubleshooting app behavior during development, as well as numerous new tools for defining controls, actions, and UI refinements.
June 23, 2020
Altova announced added support for a number of XBRL-related standards in Version 2020 of RaptorXML+XBRL Server. Adding to comprehensive support for numerous XBRL standards, the high-performance XBRL server now supports Data Types Registry (DTR) and Extensible Enumerations 2.0, and includes a complete XULE processor for ensuring your XBRL filings maintain consistency and are free from errors.
May 27, 2020
Altova announced the release of Version 2020r2 of Altova MissionKit desktop developer tools, server software products, and regulatory solutions. This release features numerous additions to the company’s XBRL focused products including new ways to work with XBRL in Excel.
May 5, 2020
Altova announced the release of Version 2020 Release 2 of Altova MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software products. This release includes numerous tools for the database and data integration professional’s tool kit, including new options for Excel data mapping and a new data processing Library Management system in MapForce, new SQL editing options in DatabaseSpy, support for additional database versions, and much more.
April 1, 2020
Altova announced the release of Version 2020r2 of Altova MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software products. This version introduces powerful new ways to increase developer efficiency in XMLSpy, support for new standards, numerous customer-requested features, and much more.
November 19, 2019
Altova announced the release of version 6.0 of MobileTogether, its RMAD (Rapid Mobile Application Development) tool. New functionality in MobileTogether 6.0 elevates low code programming with several advanced features that increase the efficiency and flexibility of the programming environment. These new tools, along with support for the latest mobile device trends like dark and split screen modes, help developers build apps that deliver a dynamic, sophisticated app performance that will delight end users.
October 9, 2019
Altova announced the release of Version 2020 of Altova MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software products. This release introduces a brand new, innovative JSON Grid View that greatly speeds JSON editing in XMLSpy, support for JSON Lines across multiple products, a new interactive XULE editor for XBRL, and much more.
April 24, 2019
Altova announced the release of a new product called the Altova GDPR Compliance Database. The GDPR or General Data Protection Regulation, which went into effect May 25, 2018, is a set of privacy and data protection rules that apply to organizations that process personal data of people residing in the European Union.
April 2, 2019
Altova announced the release of Version 2019 Release 3 of Altova MissionKit desktop developer tools, server software products, and Excel add-ins. This release adds support for the latest JSON Schema drafts across the product line, new Split Text View options in XMLSpy, support for high-res monitors and new Web services mapping options in MapForce, and so much more.
February 27, 2019
Altova announced the release of MobileTogether 5.1, its framework for cross-platform app development. This release introduces support for the latest versions of Android, full support for implementing free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates, and several features that make it easier for developers to add sophisticated functionality to their apps.
November 7, 2018
Altova announced the release of version 5.0 of MobileTogether, its framework for cross-platform mobile app development. This new release introduces a completely re-designed web client, numerous new UI design options, support for configuring borders in tables, support for LDAP, and much more.
October 17, 2018
Altova announced the release of Version 2019 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software products. This release overhauls the UIs of XMLSpy and UModel to provide support for high-PPI (pixel per inch) monitors, such as UHD, 4K, and Retina displays, bringing the graphical editing views these products are known for into even sharper focus.
May 7, 2018
Altova announced at Microsoft Build the release of a free virtual machine (VM) template for use on Azure. The template is pre-installed with the complete line of Altova’s high performance server software for automating data processing and data integration workflows.
April 17, 2018
Altova announced the release of Version 2018 release 2 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software products. This release introduces new tools for processing JSON with XSLT and XPath/XQuery, more flexible ways to work with functions in data mapping projects, and much more.
February 27, 2018
Altova announced the release of version 4.1 of MobileTogether, its framework for cross-platform mobile app development. This release introduces a new MobileTogether Server Advanced Edition, as well as new functionality in MobileTogether Designer for building services, calendar integration, pop-up windows, more granular testing options, and more.
November 8, 2017
Altova announced availability of MobileTogether 4.0, its framework for cross-platform mobile app development. This release adds support for push notifications, embedding mobile solutions in a web application, and other functionality for building sophisticated, data-centric apps for iOS, Android, Windows, and other platforms.
October 3, 2017
Altova announced the release of Version 2018 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software products. This release introduces exciting new functionality across the product line including an HTTP Testing Window, 3-way diff/merge, significant speed improvements in the XSLT engine, updated standards support, and much more.
May 10, 2017
Altova announced the release of MobileTogether 3.2, its cross-platform mobile development framework. This release introduces over 18 important new features for building sophisticated, data-centric mobile apps. Highlights include support for NFC (near field communication), the ability to access mobile device contacts, text-to-speech functionality, numerous enhancements for table and chart creation, and much more.
April 4, 2017
Altova announced the release of Version 2017 Release 3 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software products. This release includes new revolutionary back-mapping of XSLT and XQuery output in XMLSpy, a powerful new ‘join’ component for data mapping in MapForce, and the ability to convert a StyleVision design to a MobileTogether mobile app design. This release also introduces a new edition of MapForce Server called MapForce Server Accelerator Edition with specific optimizations for customers who need super-high performance processing in their data transformations.
November 10, 2016
Altova announced the release of MobileTogether Version 3.0, its cross-platform mobile development framework for building native apps for iOS, Android, Windows, and other devices. Version 3.0 ships with an impressive array of new functionality, from developer-requested features such as barcode scanning and automated testing support, to flexibility improvements in the form of multi-level stylesheets and print-to-file functionality, all of which will give MobileTogether developers the edge they need to build sophisticated apps faster than is possible with other solutions.
November 10, 2016
Altova has announced the release of MobileTogether Version 3.0, which ships with new functionality like new developer features, barcode scanning, and automated testing support.
October 6, 2016
Altova MissionKit’s latest release features changes to its Big Data, database, and XBRL tools, designed to increase an organization’s productivity
October 4, 2016
Altova announced the release of Version 2017 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software products. This release delivers powerful new tools for development and data integration, including support for Apache Avro™ big data files, additional databases and drivers, two new XBRL specifications, a new way to build and process fillable PDF forms, and more.
June 10, 2016
Altova is focusing on multimedia assets in its latest release of MobileTogether, the company’s framework for native mobile app development and deployment. Version 2.2 features new audio and video functionality tools.
February 18, 2016
The Altova MissionKit 2016 R2 developer tools and software introduces some new features for developers who are data-oriented and working with XML data. On the XML side, Altova has incorporated an XQuery debugger. According to product manager David McGahey, it has been difficult to write complex XQuery queries and debug them. It has also been challenging to optimize these queries if they have to be run repeatedly against large XML databases, he said.
November 10, 2015
Altova® announced new features in the 2.0 release of MobileTogether, its paradigm shifting mobile development framework for multi-platform, data- centric apps. The 2.0 version of MobileTogether opens doors to a whole new market of developers who need to build customer-facing, cross platform native apps that mobilize essential business and data-centric processes.
September 30, 2015
Altova® announced the release of Version 2016 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software products. This latest release introduces innovative new functionality including the first enterprise-grade graphical JSON Schema editor in XMLSpy, the revolutionary, long-anticipated MapForce Data Mapping Debugger for diagnosing and perfecting data mapping projects, Windows 10 support and updated database support across the product line, and so much more.
June 10, 2015
Altova® announced the availability of Version 2015 Release 4 (v2015r4) of its Altova MissionKit desktop developer tools and complete line of server software products. This release provides new functionality to greatly increase validation speeds for XML and XBRL, adds frequently requested functionality for EDGAR filing validation, provides support for SQLite databases and the TRADACOMS EDI format, and much more.
April 28, 2015
Altova® announced the availability of MobileTogether®1.5. Version 1.5 includes more than 18 important new features and enhancements, adding even more power to this unique, multi-platform mobile development framework for building and deploying in-house app solutions.
February 25, 2015
Altova® announced the release of Version 2015 Release 3 of its desktop developer tools and server software products. This latest release delivers updated standards support for XPath/XQuery 3.1, innovative new tools for XPath and XQuery development, Web Services Security support, and much more.
February 12, 2015
Altova® announced the release of version 1.4 of its multi-platform mobile development framework, MobileTogether®. MobileTogether is an easy to use solution that enables companies of any size to quickly design and deploy custom enterprise mobile solutions that are accessible on any mobile device. This release has robust support for geolocation services, support for the latest versions of Android and iOS® mobile device operating systems, and much more.
January 29, 2015
Altova, which for so many years has focused on development tools around XML, last year released Mobile Together, a platform for creating and delivering software forms such as expense reporting to smartphones and tablets. The 1.4 version is expected early this month with geolocation, so companies can track where their field reps are, or where a truck driver is, and that data can be coordinated with arrival times at destinations, according to CEO Alexander Falk.
December 10, 2014
Altova today announced the commercial release of MobileTogether, its application development environment for cross-platform deployment that organizations can use to create enterprise solutions for their workforces.
November 10, 2014
Altova® announced the commercial availability of MobileTogether®, a new, cross-platform mobile development environment. Beta testers of the platform agree: MobileTogether finally makes it practical for businesses to connect to their back-end data and create enterprise mobile solutions for their workforce - regardless of which devices they use - in record time. Read the top 10 reasons you should be looking at this solution for your organization.
September 17, 2014
Altova® announced the release of Version 2015 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software products. This release offers exciting new features including support for XQuery Update Facility in XMLSpy®, JSON data mapping and conversion in MapForce®, enhanced support for XBRL Table Linkbase and XBRL Formula in multiple products, performance-enhancing options for workflow automation, and much more.
September 17, 2014
Altova today announced the release of Version 2015 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software products. This release offers exciting new features including support for XQuery Update Facility in XMLSpy, JSON data mapping and conversion in MapForce, enhanced support for XBRL Table Linkbase and XBRL Formula in multiple products, performance-enhancing options for workflow automation, and much more.
August 5, 2014
Altova Mission Kit is a comprehensive toolkit for working with data in a variety of formats: XML, XBRL, data in databases, and text. It's sort of the Swiss army knife of data manipulation.
May 12, 2014
Altova® announced the upcoming release of Altova MobileTogether®, a unique cross-platform mobile solution that enables companies to easily put relevant data at the fingertips of their employees, wherever they are. Using MobileTogether, companies design custom enterprise mobile solutions that are accessible on any mobile device, with native support for Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8, and Windows 8 smartphones and tablets, as well as any other device via a browser-based client.
March 27, 2014
Altova® announced the availability of Version 2014 Release 2 (v2014r2) with increases in performance and speed to its robust data integration platform, which consists of MapForce®, MapForce Server, and FlowForce® Server.
November 5, 2013
Altova® announced the availability of a brand new Altova Online Training course on XML Schema 1.1 Technology. This recent addition to a series of technical trainings available on Altova’s web site is appropriate for beginners who need to master the fundamentals of the XML Schema language, as well as seasoned developers who are interested in learning about the new functionality added in XML Schema 1.1.
October 29, 2013
Altova® announced the release of Version 2014 of its MissionKit® desktop developer tools and server software products. MissionKit 2014 products now include integration with the lightning fast validation and processing capabilities of RaptorXML®, support for Schema 1.1, XPath/XSLT/XQuery 3.0, support for new databases and much more. New features in Altova server products include caching options in FlowForce® Server and increased performance powered by RaptorXML across the server product line.
June 12, 2013
Altova® announced the general availability of its ground-breaking new XML and XBRL validation and processing server, RaptorXML. Altova RaptorXML is a high-performance XML and XBRL server optimized for today's multi-CPU, multi-core computers and servers. Developers creating solutions using Altova MissionKit XML development and XBRL development tools will be able to power server applications with RaptorXML for hyper-performance, increased throughput, and efficient memory utilization to validate and process large amounts of XML or XBRL data cost-effectively.
April 30, 2013
Multinational software company Altova announced yesterday a new trio of server software offerings that are aimed at helping IT professionals more easily automate business processes in the enterprise.
April 29, 2013
Altova, creator of XMLSpy, announced general availability of its family of server software products for Windows, Linux, and MacOS. The new FlowForce Server manages the orchestration of events, triggers, and the automation of workflows and processes. MapForce Server automates any-to-any data mapping and aggregation processes, and StyleVision Server automates multi-channel report generation.
April 29, 2013
Altova® announced its brand new family of high-performance server software products for automating essential business processes. The new FlowForce® Server manages the orchestration of events, triggers, and the automation of workflows and processes. MapForce® Server automates any-to-any data mapping and aggregation processes, and StyleVision® Server automates multi-channel report generation.
April 24, 2013
To help with the faster processing of XML and XBRL data, Altova, an XML tool company, last week announced RaptorXML, a full processing and validation server that has been optimized for parallel architectures, Falk said. The product will ship in the next few weeks, he added.
April 16, 2013
Altova® announced at the XBRL26 Conference in Dublin, Ireland, a ground-breaking new XML and XBRL validation and processing server called RaptorXML. RaptorXML is highly cross-platform compatible and takes advantage of today’s ubiquitous multi-core and multi-CPU computers and servers to deliver lighting fast processing of XML and XBRL data.
October 4, 2012
Stephen and Peter discuss the latest release features in MissionKit 2013 release for all your developing needs.
September 24, 2012
The XML mavens at Altova have worked to push out the 2013 version of Altova MissionKit. The firm's suite of XML, SQL, and UML tools consist of XMLSPy, MapForce, StyleVision, UModel, DatabaseSpy, DiffDog, and SchemaAgent, and now includes new support for SQL stored procedures in data mapping projects.
September 19, 2012
Altova announced the release of V2013 of Altova MissionKit. This integrated suite of XML, SQL, and UML tools includes powerful new support for SQL stored procedures in data mapping projects, seamless integration of MissionKit functionality in Java applications, updated standards support and much more.
September 19, 2012
Any developer who is working with significant amounts of XML and doing data modeling or UML, needs to be aware of Altova MissionKit 2013.The 2013 MissionKit was just released today, and has several new features that bolster the toolkit that already has just about everything you might need for easing the process of working with data in XML and relational data stores.
June 1, 2012
Altova XMLSpy has long been one of the powerhouses dominating the XML developer market. It really is one-stop shopping for all your XML needs, from creating XSD files to XML documents to XSLT style sheets. Much the same can be said of UModel: It' s an excellent UML modeling tool with good code-generation capabilities that support both C# and Visual Basic .NET.
May 16, 2012
Journal of Accountancy
In an effort to demonstrate XBRL’s scope and versatility, the Maryland Association of CPAs has begun using the technology to populate its financial information and key performance indicator reports. The project could become a blueprint of sorts for how private companies and nonprofit organizations can take advantage of XBRL’s power.
May 16, 2012
Altova® announced that XMLSpy, MapForce® and StyleVision® Version 2012 Release 2 (v2012r2) are now available in fully translated Spanish language versions. The products in Altova’s all-new Spanish v2012r2 product line have been completely localized, enabling users to take advantage of the same powerful functionality available in its English, German, and Japanese language versions.
February 23, 2012
Altova® announced the availability of version 2012 Release 2 (2012r2) of the Altova MissionKit®, its integrated suite of XML, database, and UML tools, and complete product line. This latest release includes support working with EPUB files in XMLSpy, sorting of data mapping results in MapForce®, generation of code from UML sequence diagrams in UModel®, RichEdit functionality in StyleVision® and Authentic®, and much more
October 19, 2011
Altova® announced the availability of Altova Software Version 2012, which delivers new features across the product line and the Altova MissionKit®, its integrated suite of XML, database, and UML tools. Version 2012 adds support for HTML5 and CSS3 in XMLSpy and StyleVision, enhanced ETL capabilities in MapForce, new options for advanced styling in StyleVision, and support for Model Driven Architecture (MDA) in UModel, plus new, Java-friendly options in multiple MissionKit tools.
June 11, 2011
Altova announced the availability of Version 2011 Release 3 of MissionKit, its integrated suite of XML, database, and UML tools. This release is built with new functionality for creating digital signatures for XML documents across multiple MissionKit tools, through support for XML Signature as defined by the W3C.
June 9, 2011
Altova Version 2011 Release 3 delivers important new functionality for creating digital signatures for XML documents across multiple MissionKit tools through support for XML Signature. Other important new features include native support for mapping HIPAA 5010 transactions in MapForce, a brand new PXF file format to enable truly Portable XML Forms in XMLSpy, StyleVision, and Authentic, and much more.
May 11, 2011
Oracle Gold Partner Altova has released Version 2011 Release 2 of the Altova MissionKit, an integrated suite of XML, database, and Unified Modeling Language tools. Release 2 includes updates to the entire MissionKit suite as well as Altova’s standalone products. It builds on the existing support for charts and reporting in the StyleVision and DatabaseSpy tools. Both tools support Oracle Database releases from Oracle9i Database to Oracle Database 11g.
March 2, 2011
SQL Server Magazine
Altova has released an update to the Altova MissionKit, the company's complete product line. New features in the latest version of XMLSpy include: embedding external files in XML, customizable documentation generation, enhancements to chart creation functionality, sorting of elements and types in schema view, refactoring support for XML Schemas, and intelligent support for changing element types and base types. Other updated products include DatabaseSpy, MapForce, StyleVision, Authentic, UModel, DiffDog, and Altova XML.
March 1, 2011
IT Knowledge Exchange
XML tool maker Altova has updated its MissionKit integrated suite of XML, database and UML tools to include data streaming output for data transformation projects, code generation direct from state machine diagrams, and newly supported report chart types.
February 22, 2011
Altova has expanded its XML editing toolset with the version 2011 Release 2 (2011r2) of Altova MissionKit, a suite of XML, database and UML tools that now features "cutting-edge" chart and report creation functionality. Comprised of the XMLSpy, StyleVision, DatabaseSpy, Authentic and AltovaXML products, the MissionKit suite aims to deliver a set of flexible tools for analyzing database, XML, XBRL and other types of data in what the company calls "eye-catching" new ways.