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11/15/2013 Update to Facil and Facil Centro, Version 5.1 Released
7/13/2011 Update to Facil Version 5.0 Released
2/4/2010 Update to Facil Version 5.0 Released
9/1/2009 Facil Centro Released
9/1/2009 New Facil Version 5.0 Released
6/25/2007 Facil Version 4.5 Released
8/2/2004 Update to Facil Version 4.4 Released
7/15/2004 New Playback Control Interfaces for Capital Networks Audience.tv and D.Co Digicaster Systems
7/9/2004 Facil Named Best Access Product of 2004 by Alliance for Community Media
4/27/2004 Facil Price Increase Effective June 15th, 2004
12/12/2003 Facil Version 4.4 Released
12/26/2002 Facil Version 4.3 Released

Update to Facil and Facil Centro, Version 5.1, Released on 11/15/2013

This update contains new features:

  • Visitor Log - Keeps records of who has visited your facility

  • Google Calendar Export for Reservations

  • Streamlined Equipment Checkout by Tag # / Barcode

  • Multiple Certification Codes for one Equipment Type

Click here for the full details on these changes.  As always, this update is available free of charge to all Facil Tech Support subscribers. If you have questions about this update or your Support status, please contact Becker Software, (520) 991-0909.


Second Update to Facil Version 5.0, Released on 7/13/2011

This update contained a number of enhancements, including

  • Google Calendar Program Schedule Export

  • Mailing list splitting

  • "No Photo" ID card formats

  • Barcode of Reservation ID on Reservation Receipt

  • File Browse button to enter Signal Source Detail on Program Form. 

Also included are a number of fixes. Click here for the full list of changes. 


Update to Facil Version 5.0, Released on 2/4/2010

This update contained a number of fixes. Click here for the full list of changes.


Facil Centro, Released on 9/1/2009

This new version of Facil offers a lower cost option to organizations that already have a solution in place for managing their Program Library and Channel Scheduling, Click here for full details.


New Facil Version 5.0, Released on 9/1/2009

Version 5.0 is a major update to Facil, built on a newer programming platform, and containing many significant new features and improvements.  Click here for the full list of what's new!  Current Tech Support subscribers will receive this new version automatically and at no charge.  If you have questions about version 5.0 or your Support status, please contact Becker Software, (520) 991-0909. 


New Facil Version 4.5 Released 6/25/2007

Version 4.5 was a major update to Facil, containing dozens of new features and improvements.  Click here for the full list of changes. 


Update to Facil 4.4 Released 8/2/2004

This update contained several new features and a number of enhancements and fixes. Click here for the full list of changes.


New Playback Control Interfaces

Two additional playback control systems are now compatible with Facil program schedule data exports...

The Capital Networks "Audience.tv" system has a module to import Facil program schedule data for playback control.  Audience.tv also accepts specific Facil exports of the Program Guide and the Class Schedule for use with their character generator "bulletin board" function.

The Digicaster digital playback control system from D.Co now accepts exported Facil program schedule data through their ShowMaker scheduling software.


Facil Named Best Access Product of 2004 by Alliance for Community Media

The Alliance for Community Media has named Facil the "Best Access Product" for 2004.  The award was announced at the ACM National Conference in Tampa, Florida, on July 12th, 2004. 


Facil Prices Increase June 15th, 2004

Facil pricing has remained the same since the program's first release in November of 1999.  During those years, the program has expanded greatly in functionality, providing more and more utility to its users in four major new versions.  In keeping with the increased content of the system, prices for Facil licenses will increase as of June 15th, 2004 to the following:

Single-user

$1,395.00

Multi-user

$2,695.00

Pricing for upgrades from one license level to another is equal to the difference in the original price of the two licenses. 

Upgrade Single-user to Multi-user

$1,300.00


Facil Version 4.4 Released

Facil version 4.4 was released on December 12th, 2003.  In addition to the major items listed below, many small improvements and fixes are included.  For a detailed list of all changes in version 4.4, see the Tech Doc "Update History".


Facil Version 4.3 Released

Version 4.3 was released 12/26/2002.  This major update included more than 35 new features.  Click here for the full list of changes.

 

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