August 2017: 5.0E6 released.
July 2017: 4.0F4 released.
April 2017: 5.0E5 released.
February 2017: 5.0E4 released.
December 2016: 4.0F2 released.
November 2016: 5.0E3 released.
August 2016: 5.0E2 released.
February 2016: 5.0E1 released.
November 2015: 5.0D9 released.
October 2015: 4.0F1 released.
June 2015: 5.0D8 released.
January 2015: 5.0D7 released.
December 2014: 4.0E9 released.
November 2014: 5.0D6 released.
November 2014: 5.0D5 released.
October 2014: 4.0E8 released.
October 2014: 5.0D4 released.
July 2014: 5.0D2 released.
April 2014: 5.0D1 released.
March 2014: 5.0C9 released.
February 2014: 5.0C8 released.
January 2014: 5.0C7 released.
January 2014: 5.0C6 released.
December 2013: 4.0E7 released.
November 2013: 5.0C5 released.
September 2013: PastPerfect has released its latest webinar, Building Queries in the Contact List Manager. Watch for free now!
September 2013: 5.0C4 released.
July 2013: 5.0C3 released.
April 2013: 5.0C2 released.
March 2013: PastPerfect has released its latest webinar, Online Collections: Balancing Interpretation with Automation. Watch for free now!
February 2013: PastPerfect has released its latest webinar, Simplifying Inventories with PastPerfect 5.0. Watch for free now!
February 2013: 5.0C1 released.
January 2013: PastPerfect has released its latest webinar, Report Maker Reports & Creating Data Grouping. Watch for free now!
November 2012: PastPerfect has released its latest webinar, Nomenclature 3.0 Implementation (part 2). Watch for free now!
November 2012: 4.0E6 released.
October 2012: PastPerfect has released its latest webinar, Introduction to Nomenclature 3.0 (part 1). Watch for free now!
October 2012: 5.0B9 released.
September 2012: PastPerfect has released its latest webinar about the Planning, Setup, and Implementation of PastPerfect Security. Watch for free now!
August 2012: PastPerfect has released its latest webinar about Protecting Your PastPerfect Data. Watch for free now!
August 2012: 5.0B8 released.
May 2012: PastPerfect has released its latest webinar covering the functionality of PastPerfect-Online. Watch for free now!
May 2012: PastPerfect has released its latest webinar covering the functionality of the Inventory Manager. Watch for free now!
April 2012: 5.0B7 released.
February 2012: 5.0B6 released.
January 2012: PastPerfect has released the third revision on its PastPerfect User Guide online at http://museumsoftware.com/userguide.html. Printed copies will be available for purchase in early March.
January 2012: New Tumblr Blog focused on spotlighting artifacts that have been cataloged and displayed with PastPerfect-Online.com.
December 2011: 5.0B5 released.
November 2011: 5.0B4 released.
August 2011: 5.0B3 released.
June 2011: 5.0B2 released.
April 2011: 5.0B1 released.
March 2011: 5.0A9 released.
January 2011: 5.0A8 released.
December 2010: Training dates announced for our online program January through March. Visit our training page for more information.
December 2010: 5.0A7 released.
November 2010: 5.0A6 released.
September 2010: 5.0A5 released.
July 2010: 5.0A3 released.
June 2010: PastPerfect has just released the first service update for PastPerfect 5.0. This 5.0A2 update is for existing PastPerfect 5.0 users who wish to take advantage of the latest features including the FREE Nomenclature 3.0 Upgrade. Visit our Software Updates page for more information. PastPerfect 4.0 users must upgrade to version 5.0 before they can add these new features!
May 2010: May 2010: The PastPerfect Version 5.0 Upgrade has been released. This new release includes the Nomenclature 3.0 for Museum Cataloging at no additional charge. Call to order your Version 5 Upgrade today!
February 2010: We are proud to release the PastPerfect 5.0 Basic Program. We have updated our website with PastPerfect 5.0 information and a free trial version. If you have any questions about the new software, please contact our sales team at email@example.com or call us toll free 1-800-562-6080.
February 2010: The PastPerfect 5.0 Evaluation is now available!
You can download the free trial version and check out all of the latest features. Here are just a few to try out: enhanced ergonomic design and navigation, Catalog Lists, Contacts Lists, MS Word interface for mail merge letters, more custom fields, and an easier-to-use Report Maker. Click here to download it now.
December 2009: 4.0E3 released
October 2009: PastPerfect and Windows 7
The support office has tested PastPerfect Version 4.0 with the current release of the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system. So far, we are impressed with Windows 7 and have found no major problems. The few minor issues will be addressed in the 4.0E3 update to be released in November 2009. All installations of PastPerfect on Windows 7 computers must install at version 4.0D1 or higher. Previous installation CDs for PastPerfect 4.0 are not compatible with the Windows 7 operating system. PastPerfect Version 2 and Version 3 users will need to upgrade to PastPerfect 4.0 if they wish to use PastPerfect on a Microsoft Windows 7 computer. For updated PastPerfect hardware requirements, please go to Hardware Requirements on this website.
All users with PastPerfect 4.0C9 or Virtual Exhibit 4.004 or earlier installation CDs, who wish to install on a MS Windows 7 computer, including those who plan to upgrade an existing operating system to Windows 7, please call our support office toll free 1-800-562-6080 for compatible installation CDs.
October 2009: PastPerfect Software reaches 7000 customers! Official Press Release
The Monclova Historical Foundation in Monclova, Ohio, purchased the 7000th PastPerfect program last week. As the 7000th customer, they received a free first year Annual Support and all three training CDs. The December 2009/January 2010 issue of our newsletter will feature this new PastPerfect user. The email newsletter is free and available to everyone. To subscribe, please complete our online form www.museumsoftware.com/newsaddform.php
July 2009: PastPerfect joins Twitter @PastPerfectInfo
May 2009: PastPerfect Training Series
PastPerfect Software, Inc. is proud to announce that it now offers its popular training CDs as a series. This series includes a PastPerfect User’s Guide, and all three training CDs: "Cataloging Your Collection with PastPerfect 4.0," "Managing Contacts, Donations and Membership," and "Researching and Reporting with PastPerfect 4.0."
Training CDs give your staff and volunteers the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of PastPerfect inexpensively, anywhere they want, and at their own pace. They are a great way to introduce new users to PastPerfect. They also appeal to experienced users who use tips to make data entry more consistent and expertly retrieve data through Research and Reports.
The training series costs just $119 and includes FREE shipping. CDs are still available individually for $39 each. To order, please visit our online store or call our toll free number 1-800-562-6080.
Additional information regarding training CDs and other learning opportunities are found at http://www.museumsoftware.com/training.shtml.
February 2009: PastPerfect Training CDs
With the recent release of PastPerfect Training CDs, your staff members and volunteers can learn the ins and outs of PastPerfect inexpensively and at their own pace. PastPerfect Training CDs allow users to discover the simplicity and flexibility of PastPerfect using their work or home computer!
Order your copy of PastPerfect Software’s first training CD, "Cataloging Your Collection with PastPerfect 4.0”, for only $39 (shipping is included) by visiting our online store. You can also order by calling our toll free number 1-800-562-6080.
More information regarding this Training CD and others can be found at http://www.museumsoftware.com/training.shtml.
June 2008: Video Tech Tips
PastPerfect Software, Inc. is proud to announce: Video Technical Tips! To better assist you, we continue to develop support services that are available from our website. In addition to the development of Frequently Asked Questions, we have started to develop Video Tech Tips as an audio-visual resource. This newest support service enables you to watch and listen, as the Video Tech Tip displays a demonstration of PastPerfect procedures on your computer screen.
Video Tech Tips may be viewed at your convenience! Once your selection loads, the video will begin playing automatically. You may use the controls below the video screen to pause, play, replay, and move backward and forward within the video. Additionally, if you would like to follow along using the text of the tip, a copy of the script is provided on the Video Tech Tip web page by selecting "Printable Text Version."
March 2007: PastPerfect and Windows Vista
The support office has tested PastPerfect Version 4.0 with the current release of the Microsoft Vista operating system. All installations of PastPerfect on Vista computers must install at version 4.0d1 or higher. Previous installation CDs for PastPerfect 4.0 are not compatible with the Vista operating system. PastPerfect Version 2 and Version 3 users will need to upgrade to PastPerfect 4.0 if they wish to use PastPerfect on a Microsoft Vista computer. For updated PastPerfect hardware requirements, please go to Hardware Requirements on this website.
All current users who are planning to use PastPerfect 4.0 and/or Virtual Exhibit 4 on Microsoft Vista computers, including users who are upgrading existing systems to Vista, should contact our support office toll-free at 1-800-562-6080 for special Vista-compatible installation CDs.
November 2006: Artefacts Canada Export Tool released
October 2004: PastPerfect Version 4 released