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Download the TruePlanning® 2016 Update

TruePlanning 2016 Users,

This software update will address the issues outlined in the Product Known Issues section of the website resources (here). The update also includes these following changes to the application:

  • - Output scaling, decimal place and cumulative chart data options in the Edit Favorite dialog
  • - Edit Favorite dialog settings refresh on different favorite selection
  • - Life Cycle calculation warning
  • - Additional output units options in the Options dialog of the File menu
  • - Availability spread on international machines updated to match English machines

Unlike other updates for TruePlanning 2014SR2, this update will automatically update your Software, Hardware and IT Services catalogs. Estimates may change but will be more accurate as a result of these changes. The conditions by which estimates will change are as follows:

  • - IT Services estimates where the Total Weight input is filled out on the End User Services New Projects cost object.
  • - Software estimates using COSMIC Function Points and any of the following languages: C#, Java, Oracle, PHP, SAP or VB.
  • - Software estimates using Source Lines of Code or Functional Size and any of the following languages: ABAP, SAP, Asp.NET, C#, Fourth Generation, HTML, MySQL or SQL.

For more information on any of these changes, please visit the TruePlanning Help System > Welcome > Release Notes.

To proceed, click on the button below to update your software.


 Download Latest TP2016 Update 

Download the Latest TruePlanning® 2014 SR2 Update

Hello TruePlanning 2014 SR2 Users!

This software update will not update any of your catalogs. As a result, none of the original answers contained in your estimates will change.

Following is an overview of the changes that have been made since TruePlanning® 2014SR2:

  • - Improved performance of read/write operations to the database.
  • - Improved performance of the Project Manager dialog.
  • - Improved performance of the import process within TrueFindings®.
  • - Resolved issues related to deleting the default Escalation Table.
  • - Resolved issues related to attaching files in the Notes dialog.
  • - Resolved issues with projects that are saved to the database.
  • - Find and Replace Respects the ‘Automatic Calculations’ flag in the Tools > Options Dialog.
  • - Improved performance of Find and Replace dialog.
  • - Improved performance of Sensitivity Analyzer dialog.
  • - Resolved Calculation Issues with International System Settings.
  • - Updated maximum server memory on the TRUEPLANNING_3 Instance.
  • - Perform uncertainty engine calculation through COM API.
  • - Improved performance of importing projects.
  • - Improved performance of importing projects containing older versions of calculators.
  • - Improved performance of Results and Chart views that display Input, Metric, or Attribute data.
  • - Resolved issues exporting projects with Availability spread over time.
  • - Resolved issues related to translated projects.
  • - Resolved issues with the Capacity report for translated projects.
  • - Resolved issues related to viewing Hardware Component or Hardware COTS Input Sheets with French Formatting.
  • - Resolved installation issues.

For more information on any of these changes, please visit the TruePlanning Help System > Welcome > Release Notes.

To proceed, click on the button below to update your software.


Download Latest TP2014SR2 Update 

Attention Unmanned Space Users

Are you currently, or soon, working with Unmanned Space-related estimates?  If so, good news here.

You may have read in a recent blog that we have significantly enhanced our unmanned space complexity choices.  We have essentially taken what we’ve always had available offline and automated them within the Hardware Catalog’s Equipment Type Calculator. 

In fact, the latter now has more complexities as well as heritage & weight-split calculation… all within very intuitive drop-down menus for both Earth Orbiting and Planetary missions, for Spacecraft Bus and Payload applications.

(Again, if you’re not involved with Unmanned Space or won’t be in the foreseeable future, then disregard what’s below here... and stand by for TruePlanning 2016!)

These new complexities are contained within an updated hardware catalog that will be placed on your computer with this update. To use the new catalog, after you have updated TruePlanning to version 2014 SR2 14.2 (build 5884.1) with the download above, follow the 5-step process given by our online “Importing an Updated Catalog” instructions which will open up in a new tab.

·         To summarize, once you’ve closed out TruePlanning per step #1, you will need to back up any existing files saved in your current database, per step #2’s “Exporting Projects from the Database” section.

·         {However, if you already have your files backed up as export files, then this requirement is moot and you can skip steps #2 & #3, perform step #4, then skip step #5.}

·         Regarding project export, you can do so individually for each file with our standard files-export function.  Or, if you have multiple files saved in your database, you have the option of a mass export using the “TPTool” explained in this section. 

Once your saved files (if any) are exported, you next delete them from your database, per step #3. 

You are now ready to replace your hardware catalog with the new version per step #4. 
The latter is guided by the instructions’ “Importing the Catalog” section.

Finally, per step#5, you then reload your saved export files, per the Importing Projects into the Database section.

This overall process is actually straightforward and reasonably painless.  But as always, call us if you need help: 1.800.43.PRICE (77423).  Then get ready to launch into the fidelity of your Unmanned Space estimating!