Software Revision History

ANSI NIST Convert (NIST 2000/2007/2011/2015) 3.3.0.0

This page provides information on changes for the current and previous versions of the NIST Convert application. To download the latest stable version of these software products, see this page.


New in 3.3.0.0:

  • Action "Change File Extension" now supports Conditions
  • Action "Remove Invalid Characters" now supports all record types and indexes
  • Action "Remove Invalid Characters" now supports Conditions
  • Actions "String Left" and "String Right" now supports all record types and indexes
  • Fixed issue where expanding fields may only use the first indexed value
  • Fixed issue with Conditional Contains resulting in incorrect results
  • New action "Convert Image Format"
  • New session variable %TCN% can now be used instead of %1.009%
  • Fixed issue where the "Update available" message may not appear
  • Fixed issue where Activate Licence would report invalid product code
  • Now using the latest 2.4.0.0 NIST Impex API

New in 3.1.0.2:

  • Various improvements and optimizations
  • Now using the latest 2.3.0.9 NIST Impex API

New in 3.1.0.1:

  • Fixed issue that caused Conditions not to function for the Add Field actions

New in 3.1.0.0:

  • New Conditions, provides a means to conditionally run an Action
  • New global variable %IMP%, %HLL% and %VLL%
  • Now using the latest 2.3.0.6 NIST Impex API

New in 3.0.0.2:

  • Various Rules now support fields that have repeating items
  • Other improvements and optimizations
  • Now using the latest 2.3.0.4 NIST Impex API

New in 3.0.0.1:

  • Browsing Rule File now displays current directory
  • Delete Feature Set now supports all feature sets
  • New actions to compress records to WSQ or JP2L
  • New action "Save As" (Binary, XML, Unchanged)
  • New global variable %FGP%
  • Now using the latest 2.3.0.3 NIST Impex API

New in 3.0.0.0:

  • First release of version 3
  • Updated OS detection for Windows 11 and Server 2022
  • Feature Set conversion now supports Type 15 records
  • Fixed memory leak during Feature Set conversion
  • Fixed issue with Type 9 legacy for palm records
  • Many actions now support subfields
  • Now uses the latest VS2022 runtimes
  • Now using the latest 2.3.0.1 NIST Impex API

New in 2.1.0.2:

  • First release of the 64bit version
  • Fixed issue with Export Biometric using the incorrect filename
  • Fixed licence issue with certain video card configurations
  • Now using the latest 2.2.0.0 NIST Impex API

New in 2.1.0.1:

  • Conversion rule window is now fully DPI aware
  • Fixed issue that prevented the help documentation from opening
  • Minor GUI improvements
  • Now using the latest 2.1.0.3 NIST Impex API

New in 2.1.0.0:

  • New global variables SOURCE_PATH and DEST_PATH
  • New action "Change Filename"
  • New action "Prompt for Parameter"
  • Selecting Rule View/Edit will now open the currently selected rule file
  • Fixed issue with report creation on non-licenced systems
  • Licence request codes can now be generated in app
  • Licences can now be activated in app (per user)
  • Now using the latest 2.1.0.2 NIST Impex API

New in 2.0.0.5:

  • Fixed issue where the about screen did not show the licence status
  • New action "Export To Tenprint"
  • Delete Field can now be used with all record types
  • Now using the latest 2.0.0.3 NIST Impex API

New in 2.0.0.4:

  • Fixed issue where the about screen was not always repainted
  • New action "Add Field If Blank"
  • "Replace Strings" action now supports indexed records

New in 2.0.0.3:

  • New /S switch provided for silent install and uninstall
  • New /Allusers switch provided for silent install for all users
  • Now using the latest 1.5.0.5 Impex library
  • Now using the latest 1.5.0.3 WSQ library

New in 2.0.0.2:

  • New actions "String Left" and "String Right"

New in 2.0.0.1:

  • New action "Export Biometrics of Type"
  • New action "Export All Biometrics"
  • New session variables RECORD_EXPORT_COUNT and IDC
  • Exporting images of type JPEG2000 now exports with extension of .jp2

New in 2.0.0.0:

  • Fixed spelling mistakes
  • Fixed issue preventing the hyper link in the about screen from working
  • Now using the v2 Impex library
  • Now using the v2 WSQ library
  • Impex and WSQ version information can now be seen in the about screen
  • New global variables WSQ_VERSION IMPEX_VERSION and CONVERT_VERSION added
  • HTML report now includes an overview for the completed conversion task
  • PDF Help documentation can now be launched by pressing F1 from with the app
  • Rules Load now has an icon
  • New Action "Add Hash", generates the xx.996 hash for all supported records

New in 1.0.0.12:

  • Records with non-conformant leading zeros are now auto-fixed during conversion
  • New action added "Replace Strings"
  • Fixed issue that prevented some action values from being cleared
  • Now using the latest 1.37 NIST Impex library

New in 1.0.0.11:

  • Add Field or Write To CSV now supports reading values from subfields
  • New action “Disable Save”
  • Fixed issued where the original file extension was not output to HTML report
  • Various Improvements

New in 1.0.0.10:

  • %FILENAME% variable can now be used with Add Field or Write To CSV to output the filename currently being processed
  • %FILEEXTENSION% variable can now be used with Add Field or Write To CSV to output the filename currently being processed
  • Fixed issue that prevented the Copy Field Action from working
  • New action added "Change File Extension"
  • Now using the latest 1.35 NIST Impex library
  • Various Improvements

New in 1.0.0.9:

  • Source and Destination Folder now defaults to the previously used values
  • Rule File now defaults to the previously used values
  • Conversion Rule Load and Save dialog improved.
  • New supported file extension added for .nist files
  • RS and US separators can now be included when using Add Field
  • New Action Add Field If Missing

New in 1.0.0.8:

  • Fixed core and delta not being written for INCITS 378 format
  • Fixed biometric export action exporting incorrect record
  • New Action Delete Feature Set added
  • Various improvements to feature set conversion

New in 1.0.0.7:

  • First fully functional demo version available
  • Uses the latest 1.34 NIST Impex API
  • FREE Batch conversion of up to 5 NIST records at a time, if you require unlimited conversion please consider purchasing

New in 1.0.0.6:

  • Uses the latest 1.20 Impex Engine
  • Now using the vs2013 libraries
  • Output to CSV option provides export of any Type 1 or Type 2 fields to CSV
  • Improved warning messages when attempting to add rules
  • Fixed issues with Load and Save in Conversion Rules
  • Fixed issue with ConvertToCJIS when invalid Type 15 records are present
  • Fixed buffer overrun in ConvertToCJIS Type 15 records, this may result in random crashes depending on location of record, and would result in Type 7 records being slightly larger after conversion.
  • Menu icons have been added for Windows Vista and above