Serial Port Monitoring Control History

There were following versions of the Serial Port Monitoring Control released:     
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Released on: 11/11/2016
Major Update
  • New Features
    · Support for modern OS versions
    This release fully supports latest versions of Windows, including Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and corresponding server editions.
  • Updated Features
    · Improved stability and performance
    This version of a library features the latest version of serial filter driver (the same revision as in the Serial Monitor 7.71). It also features increased monitoring performance and fixes a number of reported and internally discovered bugs.
    · Dropped support for old OS versions
    This release drops support for Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Vista operating systems, including corresponding server editions. A previous version with support for those OS versions is available here.
    · License Update
    Registered users: A license update is required!

    A new license may be downloaded from the My Account.

Released on: 5/5/2011
  • Fixed Bugs
    · Port property is empty
    Port device property is empty on Windows Vista and Windows 7. Fixed.
Released on: 10/13/2010
  • Updated Features
    · Library licensing has changed
    More flexible licensing options are now offered.
Released on: 9/27/2010
  • New Features
    · Better support for virtual serial ports
    This release brings better support for virtual serial ports from different suppliers on the market.
Released on: 5/1/2010
  • New Features
    · New Driver Installation Framework
    This release features a new driver installation mechanism. SPMC now uses built-in Windows services to install the filter driver, resulting in much lower risks of permanently disabling serial devices and reduces the need to reboot the computer.
    · New Redistributable Options
    This version of the library greatly simplifies redistribution. Now you do not have to manually copy files and call exported functions. Instead, you can either use the special redistributable installer or use one of the provided Windows Installer merge modules.
Released on: 2/10/2010
  • New Features
    · Compatibility with STA clients improved
    SPMC now correctly works with single thread apartment clients, including scripting engines.
Released on: 12/4/2009
  • Fixed Bugs
    · Several bugs fixes
    Several bugs were fixed in library and samples.
Released on: 8/14/2009
  • Fixed Bugs
    · Incorrect paths in samples
    Fixed incorrect paths in several (native) samples
  • New Features
    · New sample
    VB.NET sample application is included
Released on: 5/28/2009
  • Fixed Bugs
    · Possible crash in library
    A possible crash (GPF) in SPMC has been fixed.
    · Several corrections
    Several corrections were made to the library samples.
Released on: 5/12/2009
  • New Features
    · Support for 64-bit OSes

    Serial Port Monitoring Control is now fully compatible with 64-bit Microsoft operating systems. The full list of supported operating systems is provided below:

    • Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Microsoft Windows XP 32-bit
    • Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit
    • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit
    • Microsoft Windows Vista 64-bit
    • Microsoft Windows 7 Beta&RC 32-bit
    • Microsoft Windows 7 Beta&RC 64-bit
    • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 32-bit
    • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 64-bit
    • Microsoft Windows 2008 Server 32-bit
    • Microsoft Windows 2008 Server 64-bit
    · New samples included
    This release includes MFC sample and Delphi sample and is also compatible with Microsoft Visual Studio 2008.
  • Updated Features
    · Based on new driver
    This version of SPMC is based on a new filter driver, which is also shared by Serial Monitor 5.22. It features greater reliability, improved performance and bettern device support.
    · Extended trial period
    Library's trial period is now 60 days.
Version 1.03
Released on: 3/20/2006
  • New Features
    · Licensing Policy has been changed
    The Licensing Policy has been changed. See the included documentation for more information.
Version 1.02
Released on: 2/13/2006
  • New Features
    · The library now operates in demo mode until it is registered.
    There is no trial period anymore. You can install and test the library for free until you are ready to use it in the production environment.
  • Updated Features
    · Eliminated the need to restart the computer after installing the library.
    Now the library installation does not require the system restart.
Version 1.01
Released on: 1/24/2006
No changes available for this release
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Platforms: »
· Windows 2000
· Windows XP
· Windows Vista
· Windows 7
· Windows 8
· Windows 8.1
· Windows 10
· Windows Server 2003
· Windows Server 2003 R2
· Windows Server 2008
· Windows Server 2008 R2
· Windows Server 2012
· Windows Server 2012 R2
· Windows Server 2016
Interface: »
· English
License Type:
· Shareware
Trial Period:
· 30 days
File Size:
5.12 MB
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