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Unusual Fluctuation of Uzbekistani Sum (UZS)

05 Sep 2017 15:00:00 UT
The Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan devalued the Uzbekistani sum (UZS) by more than 40% in the past 24 hours. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

Currency Server 5.8.16.0 Released

26 Jul 2017 18:00:00 UT
Currency Server 5.8.16.0 was released today. New Fetch FX feed filter option to collect dynamically generated data in browser container mode.

Currency Server 5.8.15.0 Released

18 May 2017 16:30:00 UT
Currency Server 5.8.15.0 was released today. Merged several updates which were previously available after installation. Minor UI refinements. Improved check for updates.

Possible Fluctuations of Czech Koruna (CZK)

06 Apr 2017 12:10:00 UT
The Czech National Bank voted today to end its peg against the euro. The Czech koruna (CZK) may therefore fluctuate more than usual against other currencies. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings may receive a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message would be normal, indicating that the system is working properly.

Unusual Fluctuation of Egyptian Pound (EGP)

03 Nov 2016 15:00:00 UT
Following the Central Bank of Egypt's decision to let its currency float freely, the Egyptian pound (EGP) fell by more than 35% against other currencies in the past 24 hours. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

Unusual Fluctuation of Azerbaijani Manat (AZN)

22 Dec 2015 10:00:00 UT
Following the Central Bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan's decision to let its currency float freely, the Azerbaijani manat (AZN) fell by more than 30% against other currencies in the past 24 hours. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

Unusual Fluctuation of Argentine Peso (ARS)

17 Dec 2015 20:00:00 UT
Following the government of Argentina's announced lifting of currency controls, the Argentine peso (ARS) fell by more than 30% against other currencies in the past 24 hours. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

Unusual Fluctuation of Kazakh Tenge (KZT)

20 Aug 2015 09:00:00 UT
Following the National Bank of Kazakhstan's decision to let its currency float freely, the Kazakh tenge (KZT) fell by more than 20% against other currencies in the past 24 hours. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

Currency Server 5.8.10.0 Released

15 May 2015 17:30:00 UT
Currency Server 5.8.10.0 was released today. New time properties. Enhanced "Run As" capabilities for client validation and custom action modules (automatic invocation of Windows Script Host if needed, extended support to newer versions of Windows). Enhanced logging of custom actions.

Unusual Fluctuation of Ukrainian Hryvnia (UAH)

06 Feb 2015 09:00:00 UT
Following the National Bank of Ukraine's decision to reduce its influence on the exchange rate, the Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH) fell by more than 25% against other currencies in the past 24 hours. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

Unusual Fluctuation of Swiss Franc (CHF)

15 Jan 2015 13:45:00 UT
Following the Swiss National Bank's decision to abandon its cap against the euro, the Swiss franc (CHF) rose by more than 20% against other currencies in the past 24 hours. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

EMU Status Update: End of Legal Tender for Lithuanian Litas (LTL)

15 Jan 2015 02:00:00 UT
The Lithuanian litas (LTL) has completed the euro transition phase, and has been replaced by the euro. The currency will cease to be legal tender at 24:00 today. It is advised to remove it from the list of active currencies.

EMU Status Update: Lithuanian Litas (LTL) Beginning Dual Circulation with Euro

31 Dec 2014 09:00:00 UT
The Lithuanian litas (LTL) is completing the euro transition phase and beginning a dual circulation period with the euro starting from 00:00 tomorrow (January 1st, 2015) at the official rate of EUR 1 = LTL 3.45280. The currency will cease to be legal tender at 24:00 on January 15, 2015.

Unusual Fluctuation of Russian Ruble (RUB)

16 Dec 2014 13:30:00 UT
The Russian ruble (RUB) fell by more than 15% against other currencies in the past 24 hours. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message. The currency rank attribute has been updated from 3 to 2.

Updated Currency App for Windows and Windows Phone Store (v. 2.0.6.0)

16 Dec 2014 10:00 UT
The Universal Currency app for Windows and Windows Phone has been updated to version 2.0.6.0. Improved currency selection in calculator and travel chart mode. Optionally use location services to get local currency.

Currency Server 5.8.5.0 Released

15 Dec 2014 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 5.8.5.0 was released today. Improved locales support, updated Azure Storage Service API, added Create Copy button for post-update actions.

New Currency App in the Windows Store (v. 2.0.5.0)

08 Oct 2014 02:00 UT
The Currency app has been updated as a new "universal" 2.0.5.0 version for all types of Windows-powered devices. This is the Windows Store version.

New Currency App in the Windows Phone Store (v. 2.0.4.0)

08 Oct 2014 02:00 UT
The Currency app has been updated as a new "universal" 2.0.4.0 version for all types of Windows-powered devices. This is the Windows Phone version.

Update for Lithuanian Litas (LTL)

24 Jul 2014 10:00:00 UT
The EU Council formally approved the accession of Lithuania to the euro area. The Bank of Lithuania confirmed the January 1, 2015 replacement of the litas with the euro (EUR 1 = LTL 3.45280, coinciding with the current ERM II rate).

Currency Server Passed Official Certified for Windows Server 2012 R2 Test

28 May 2014 19:00:00 UT
Currency Server 5.8.4.0 has completed the official Certified for Windows Server 2012 R2 test, adding to previous Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, .NET Connected and other official Microsoft application and service certifications and tests.

Currency Server 5.8.3.0 Released

16 Apr 2014 18:00:00 UT
Currency Server 5.8.3.0 was released today. New MatchSubstrings key in currency mapping files. Improved performance of Export() method. Minor UI refinements.

Removal of US Dollar/Same Day (USS) from List of Active Codes

28 Mar 2014 20:00:00 UT
The ISO 4217 Maintenance Agency has removed currency code USS (US dollar/same day, numeric code 998) from the list of active codes, due to non-use. The code is now included in the list of historic codes.

Currency Server 5.8.0.0 Released

10 Mar 2014 11:00:00 UT
Currency Server 5.8.0.0 was released today. Renewed Currency Server Manager dialog. New general, feed-specific and currency-specific monitoring and notification options. Currency and feed rank visualizations to help prioritize items. Currency World Monitor and other usability improvements. Support for new FX feeds and data formats. Support for pure version 4 .NET Framework environments.

Unusual Fluctuation of Kazakh Tenge (KZT)

12 Feb 2014 18:00:00 UT
The National Bank of Kazakhstan devalued the Kazakh tenge (KZT) currency by about 20% this week. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

Unusual Fluctuation of Argentine Peso (ARS)

23 Jan 2014 23:00:00 UT
The Argentine peso (ARS) fell sharply against other currencies today. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

EMU Status Update: End of Legal Tender for Latvian Lats (LVL)

14 Jan 2014 06:00:00 UT
The Latvian lats (LVL) has completed the euro transition phase, and has been replaced by the euro. The currency will cease to be legal tender at 24:00 today. It is advised to remove it from the list of active currencies.

EMU Status Update: Latvian Lats (LVL) Beginning Dual Circulation with Euro

31 Dec 2013 06:00:00 UT
The Latvian lats (LVL) is completing the euro transition phase and beginning a dual circulation period with the euro starting from 00:00 tomorrow (January 1st, 2014). The currency will cease to be legal tender at 24:00 on January 14, 2014.

Removal of UIC Franc (XFU) from List of Active Codes

08 Nov 2013 18:00:00 UT
The ISO 4217 Maintenance Agency has removed currency code XFU (UIC franc) from the list of active codes, due to non-use. The code is now included in the list of historic codes. The International Union of Railways has confirmed the replacement of the UIC franc with the ECU (currency code XEU, later replaced by the euro, code EUR) effective January 1, 1992, at a rate of XFU 1 = XEU 0.284518202.

Currency Server 5.7.0.0 Released

24 Jul 2013 15:00:00 UT
Currency Server 5.7.0.0 was released today. Replaced shared "map.ini" with more powerful shared or per-filter mapping files (.cs-map files). Add New button (All Currencies tab of Currency Server Manager) to add pending currencies based on Currency World Monitor data without resetting existing properties. New options to ease automatic filter updates (ReplacedBy and DeletePreviousVersions keys). Improved and updated filters, including Bitcoin support.

Update for Latvian Lats (LVL)

24 Jul 2013 14:00:00 UT
The Bank of Latvia confirmed the January 2014 replacement of the lats with the euro (EUR 1 = LVL 0.702804).

Update for Zambian Kwacha (ZMW, ZMK)

24 Jul 2013 13:00:00 UT
The bank of Zambia confirmed the successful redenomination of the kwacha (ZMW 1 = ZMK 1000). The ZMK ceased to be legal tender this month.

Unusual Fluctuation of Venezuelan Bolivar (VEF)

11 Feb 2013 09:00:00 UT
The Venezuelan government devalued the Venezuelan bolivar (VEB) currency by 32% for most purposes over the weekend. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

Update for Libyan Dinar (LYD)

9 Jan 2013 00:00:00 UT
Following a similar decision by the Libyan National Transitional Council last year, the Libyan General National Congress formally voted to adopt the official entity name "State of Libya", confirming the replacement of the former "Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya".

Currency Server 5.6.0.0 Released

19 Nov 2012 16:00:00 UT
Currency Server 5.6.0.0 was released today. New XLST processor in universal filter (Turing-complete language ensures support for even more XML-based feeds). Includes updated US Federal Reserve System data filter. Passed Certified for Windows Server 2012 Logo testing.

Update for Venezuelan Bolivar (VEB, VEF)

31 Aug 2012 13:00:00 UT
Terminating the transitional dual circulation measures, the Central Bank of Venezuela has officially requested the denomination of the VEF currency to change from "bolivar fuerte" to "bolivar".

Currency App for Windows 8 Released

20 Aug 2012 09:00:00 UT
The initial version of the Currency app was released today, part of a first wave of Windows 8 (release to manufacturing version) "Metro style" applications. The Currency app supports viewing exchange rates and converting amounts between two or more currencies, and includes a Calculator Mode and a Travel Chart view.

Update for Vietnamese Dong (VND)

21 Jan 2012 00:00:00 UT
The smallest unit for the Vietnamese dong (VND) changed from 0.01 to 1.

Update for South Sudanese Pound (SSP)

31 Aug 2011 17:00:00 UT
Official ISO 4217 currency code for the South Sudanese pound announced today: SSP (numeric code 728).

Currency Server 5.5.5.0 Released

31 Aug 2011 16:00:00 UT
Currency Server 5.5.5.0 was released today. New options to access and export country and entity properties in CurrencyToCountry() and Export(). Also addressed an inconsistency between some Boolean values written by Export() and the XSD.

Currency Server 5.5.4.0 Released

19 May 2011 15:00:00 UT
Currency Server 5.5.4.0 was released today. Addresses a rare buffer overflow condition affecting the interaction with some filters, which would lead to a software monitoring alert.

Currency Server 5.5.3.0 Released

13 May 2011 15:00:00 UT
Currency Server 5.5.3.0 was released today. Features new options in the universal filter, and updates to the Bank of Canada Text Data filter (for Currency Server 4.1.2.0 and higher) and the Bank of Canada XML filter (for Currency Server 5.5.3.0 and higher).

Currency Server 5.5.2.0 Released

04 Mar 2011 00:00:00 UT
Currency Server 5.5.2.0 was released today. New options for stateless systems (FX Feeds and All Currencies tabs).

Update for Libyan Dinar (LYD)

24 Feb 2011 13:00:00 UT
Internet disruption in Libya may cause updates from the Central Bank of Libya to fail. Systems will continue to work using previous data.

Update for Egyptian Pound (EGP)

28 Jan 2011 13:00:00 UT
Internet disruption in Egypt may cause updates from the Central Bank of Egypt to fail. Systems will continue to work using previous data.

Currency Server 5.5.1.0 Released

28 Jan 2011 03:00:00 UT
Currency Server 5.5.1.0 was released today. Support for output to Windows Azure Storage. Updated XE.com filter. Improvements to various notifications.

Currency Converter Gadget 2.1 for Google Desktop Released

28 Jan 2011 03:00:00 UT
A new version of the popular Currency Converter gadget was released today. Features faster data load times. Fixes an issue whereby updates could fail following a loss of internet connectivity. Also works around a Google Desktop issue that may affect the functionality of the scroll bar.

EMU Status Update: End of Legal Tender for Estonian Kroon (EEK)

14 Jan 2011 00:00:00 UT
The Estonian kroon (EEK) has completed the euro transition phase, and has been replaced by the euro. The currency will cease to be legal tender at 24:00 today. It is advised to remove it from the list of active currencies.

EMU Status Update: Estonian Kroon (EEK) Beginning Dual Circulation with Euro

31 Dec 2010 05:00:00 UT
The Estonian kroon (EEK) is completing the euro transition phase and beginning a dual circulation period with the euro starting from 00:00 tomorrow (January 1st, 2011). The currency will cease to be legal tender at 24:00 on January 14, 2011.

Currency Server 5.5.0.0 Released

21 Oct 2010 22:50:00 UT
Currency Server 5.5.0.0 was released today. Support for new FX feeds and data formats. Support for downloadable FX Feed modules (.cs-filter files). New JSON and JSONP export formats (also available via COM and .NET interfaces). New notifications alert symbol shown in application area, even if on-screen messages are switched off. Added notification of software updates to monitoring options. Added DNS prefetch before beginning a data collection (improves the performance on multiple FX Feeds that include higher latency providers). New Skip option to prevent individual FX Feeds from triggering an error for the entire data collection. Various user interface improvements.

Dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles

10 Oct 2010 00:00:00 UT
The Netherlands Antilles was dissolved today, resulting in the two new countries of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (which also become part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands) and Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba being integrated into the Netherlands as "special municipalities". Curaçao and Sint Maarten are set to adopt a new common currency in 2012, to be named the Caribbean guilder. Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba are set to adopt the US dollar as their legal tender on January 1, 2011.

Unusual Fluctuation of Venezuelan Bolivar (VEF)

12 Jan 2010 09:00:00 UT
The Venezuelan government devalued the Venezuelan bolivar (VEB) currency by 50% for most purposes over the weekend. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

Currency Server 5.0.11.0 Released

05 Jan 2010 06:45:00 UT
Currency Server 5.0.11.0 was released today. Improvements include new FX Feed filters and finer control over the properties that are reset when selecting Reset or Reset All in the All Currencies tab.

Euro Becomes Official Currency of the European Union

01 Dec 2009 01:00:00 UT
The Treaty of Lisbon entered into force today, and with it the euro became the official currency of the European Union. In practice, this means that it is now formally correct to refer to the currency as the "EU euro" in drop-down menus and similar contexts, just as one would do for the "US dollar" and other currencies.

Currency Server 5.0.9.0 Installer Refresh Released

25 Nov 2009 19:00:00 UT
A refresh installer build of Currency Server 5.0.9.0 was released today. Also includes updated Software Director feature to check for component updates. If you already have the 5.0.9.0 version installed you don't need to install it again.

Daylight Saving Time Differences

26 Oct 2009 19:00:00 UT
Please note that different countries may switch to or from DST on different dates. For example, Europe switched from DST to standard time on Sunday, while the US will do it this weekend. This can explain a differences in publication/update times. Our systems reference Universal Time, and are not affected.

Currency Server 5.0.9.0 Released

15 Apr 2009 19:00:00 UT
Currency Server 5.0.9.0 released. Features new JavaScript export functionality and Bank of Canada filter update. Addresses a bug in the installer whereby the CurrencyServer.5.0.Interop file was not always copied to the Global Assembly Cache.

Unusual Fluctuation of Fiji Dollar (FJD)

15 Apr 2009 19:00:00 UT
The Reserve Bank of Fiji devalued the Fiji dollar (FJD) currency by 20% on Wednesday. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

Suspension of Zimbabwe Dollar (ZWD, ZWR, ZWL)

15 Apr 2009 19:00:00 UT
According to independent reports, a multi-currency system has de facto replaced the Zimbabwe dollar currencies (ZWD, ZWR, ZWL).

Formal Recognition of Cuban Peso Convertible Codes (CUC, 931)

22 Mar 2009 12:00:00 UT
The currency code CUC (numerical code 931), already used in practice, was formally assigned to the Cuban peso convertible under ISO 4217. Customers using the Currency Server software will have the new currency code supported automatically, and appropriate administrative notices and instructions being issued.

Currency Converter Gadget 2.0 for Google Desktop Released

03 Mar 2009 12:00:00 UT
A new version of the popular Currency Converter gadget was released today. New features include an "Update Now" menu item to manually force an update of exchange rates, and a "Start with 1" menu option, to use the tool to quickly view rates, rather than to perform calculator-like conversions. The menu selection areas and the displayed update time and date now provide better feedback, and the number of clicks required to use the gadget has been reduced.

Redenomination of Zimbabwe Dollar (1 ZWL = 1,000,000,000,000 ZWR)

01 Feb 2009 12:22:00 UT
The new currency code ZWL was assigned to the recently redenominated Zimbabwe dollar. 1 ZWL = 1,000,000,000,000 ZWR. As the previous codes ZWN and ZWR failed to replace the ZWD in practice, it is possible that the ZWL will also encounter some resistance in its adoption. Customers using the Currency Server software will have the new currency code supported automatically, and appropriate administrative notices and instructions being issued.

EMU Status Update: End of Legal Tender for Slovak Koruna (SKK)

16 Jan 2009 17:14:11 UT
The Slovak koruna (SKK) has completed the euro transition phase, and has been replaced by the euro. The currency will cease to be legal tender at midnight today. It is advised to remove it from the list of active currencies.

Activation of Twitter Feed

16 Jan 2009 12:00:00 UT
Currency-related news and updates are now also being made available on the Currency System feed on Twitter (https://twitter.com/currencysystem).

Redenomination of Turkmen Manat (1 TMT = 5,000 TMM)

01 Jan 2009 12:00:00 UT
The Central Bank of Turkmenistan redenominated the Turkmen manat currency, replacing the old TMM currency and code with the new TMT, which is worth 5,000 TMM. The new Turkmen manat uses two decimal digits, like the previous one. The old currency is scheduled to cease to be legal tender on December 31st, 2009. Customers using the Currency Server software will have the new currency code supported automatically, and appropriate administrative notices and instructions being issued.

Currency Server 5.0.8.0 Released (Major Update)

27 Nov 2008 04:00:00 UT
Currency Server 5.0.8.0 released.

Unusual Fluctuations of Icelandic Krona (ISK)

07 Oct 2008 19:00:00 UT
The Icelandic krona (ISK) fell sharply against other currencies in the past 24 hours. Fluctuations are persisting. Restrictions on international trading of the Icelandic krona remain in place. Current prices may be based on trading between domestic banks more than reflecting open market value. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

EMU Status Update: End of Legal Tender for Cypriot Pound (CYP) and Maltese Lira (MTL)

31 Jan 2008 01:00:00 UT
The Cypriot pound (CYP) and Maltese lira (MTL) have completed the euro transition phase, and have been replaced by the euro. The currencies will cease to be legal tender at midnight today. It is advised to remove them from the list of active currencies.

Version 3.5.9.0 of the Calculator Software Released

11 Oct 2007 12:00:00 UT
Version 3.5.9.0 of the calculator software released. Introduced temporary local fonts (e.g. for LCD-like text effects) and multiple links with additional URLs (for customized calculators only).

Currency System Now Operated by Currency System, Inc.

01 Oct 2007 12:00:00 UT
Currency System, Inc. starts operations as a spin-off of Cloanto Corporation to better focus on the Currency System family of products and services.

Currency Converter Gadget 1.0 for Google Desktop Released

06 Sep 2007 12:00:00 UT
Currency Converter for Google Desktop is the first widget based on Currency Server 5 (beta) technology.

Version 3.5.8.0 of the Calculator Software Released

21 Jun 2007 12:00:00 UT
Version 3.5.8.0 of the calculator software released. Fixed an issue whereby multiple display configurations could end up with several displays having the same unit if units were changed during an exchange rate update. Also addressed an issue whereby a different base (e.g. binary, octal, hex) could be selected with a keyboard shortcut even on calculators without a base indicator. Updated installer and added manifests for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.

EMU Status Update: End of Legal Tender for Slovenian Tolar (SIT)

15 Jan 2007 10:00:00 UT
The Slovenian Tolar (SIT) has completed the euro transition phase, and has been replaced by the euro. The currency will cease to be legal tender at midnight today. It is advised to remove it from the list of active currencies.

New Email Addresses and Contact Forms

01 Oct 2005 17:00:00 UT
Please note that public @cloanto.com and @currencysystem.com addresses have been replaced either by web-based forms, or by new @cloanto.net addresses. To make sure you receive future communications, please add the cloanto.net domain to your list of approved senders.

Currency Server 4.5.1.0 Released

25 Aug 2005 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 4.5.1.0 released. Includes new XML parser functionality, support for new data sources, and updated filters for Federal Reserve Bank of New York and National Bank of Denmark.

Update Available for Federal Reserve Bank of New York and National Bank of Denmark Filters

25 Aug 2005 01:56:47 UT
Currency Server software: update available for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and National Bank of Denmark filters. Follow automatic notifications, or manually select Check for Software Updates, or use Software Director to install.

Update Available for National Bank of Denmark Filter

07 Jul 2005 01:54:47 UT
Currency Server software: update available for the National Bank of Denmark filter. Follow automatic notifications, or manually select Check for Software Updates, or use Software Director to install.

Version 3.5.6.0 of the Calculator Software Released

10 Mar 2005 12:00:00 UT
Version 3.5.6.0 of the calculator software released. Fixed an issue which affected the dragging and use of a calculator window positioned to the top or left of the primary display on multiple-display systems.

Currency Server 4.5.0.0 Released (Major Update)

19 Jan 2005 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 4.5.0.0 released, with changes reflecting the new Currency System family of software and services. Access to the Currency World Monitor service is now exposed in the All Currencies tab of Currency Server Manager. New features include new and enhanced automatic information and support notifications and the ability to store a copy of data which caused errors or warnings to aid in support and error analysis.

Update Available for Legacy Mapping Data

05 Jan 2005 01:54:47 UT
Currency Server software: update available for the Legacy Mapping Data module. This update is required to support the Turkish new lira (TRY) in data provided by sources such as the Bank of Canada. Follow automatic notifications, or manually select Check for Software Updates, or use Software Director to install.

Version 3.5.5.0 of the Calculator Software Released

04 Jan 2005 12:00:00 UT
Version 3.5.5.0 of the calculator software released. Features include new HTTP refresh technology and new Software Director.

Moved Currency Server and Calculator Software Pages to New CurrencySystem.com site

24 Dec 2004 17:00:00 UT
The Currency System family of software and services, which includes the Currency Server software, client applications like WorldCalc and Euro Calculator, and the Managed Services offering, has a new home at CurrencySystem.com.

Currency Server 4.1.2.0 Released

22 Dec 2004 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 4.1.2.0 released. Features new HTTP refresh technology. Updated internal Currency World Monitor defaults.

Currency Server 4.1.1.0 Released

08 Oct 2004 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 4.1.1.0 released. Incorporates new filters and includes updated links to new web site.

Update Available for Bank of Canada Filter

13 Sep 2004 01:54:47 UT
Currency Server software: update available for the Bank of Canada filter. Follow automatic notifications, or manually select Check for Software Updates, or use Software Director to install.

Currency Server 4.1.0.0 Released

02 Jul 2004 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 4.1.0.0 released. Includes support for new data sources and XPath-enabled universal filter.

Update Available for European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund Filters

01 Jul 2004 01:56:47 UT
Currency Server software: update available for the European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund filters. Follow automatic notifications, or manually select Check for Software Updates, or use Software Director to install.

Calculator Software Passed Verified for Windows XP testing

16 Mar 2004 12:00:00 UT
The calculator software passed "Verified for Windows XP" testing by VeriTest.

Update Available for Bank of Canada Filter

13 Feb 2004 01:56:47 UT
Currency Server software: update available for the Bank of Canada filter. Follow automatic notifications, or manually select Check for Software Updates, or use Software Director to install.

Unusual Fluctuation of Venezuelan Bolivar (VEB)

11 Feb 2004 04:45:37 UT
The Venezuelan government devalued the Venezuelan bolivar (VEB) currency by 16.7% on Monday. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings would have received a fluctuation warning. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

Currency Server 4.0.18.0 Released

21 Jan 2004 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 4.0.18.0 released. Solved a bug involving the propagation of certain changes made in the All Currencies and Locales sections of Currency Server Manager.

Version 3.5.1.0 of the Calculator Software Released

20 Jan 2004 12:00:00 UT
Version 3.5.1.0 of the calculator software released. Integrated binaries with Windows Error Reporting (WER) system.

Currency Server 4.0.17.0 Released

19 Jan 2004 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 4.0.17.0 released. Integrated all binaries with Windows Error Reporting (WER) system.

December 2003 Skin Pack

12 Dec 2003 12:00:00 UT
December 2003 Skin Pack (single archive with 140+ skins) released on SkinCalc.com.

Version 3.5.0.0 of the Calculator Software Released

11 Dec 2003 12:00:00 UT
Version 3.5.0.0 of the calculator software released, featuring new functionality and enhanced integration between SkinCalc, WorldCalc, Euro Calculator and Calculator Builder. New SkinCalc.com officially open.

Currency Server 4.0.16.0 Released

02 Dec 2003 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 4.0.16.0 released. Solved a bug in SMTP send functionality.

New Skin Archive

17 Nov 2003 12:00:00 UT
New skin archive placed online for review by authors at SkinCalc.com. All skin authors have been contacted directly.

Currency Server 4.0.15.0 Released

07 Nov 2003 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 4.0.15.0 released. Added RateTimeLocal() and RateTimeUT() Web service methods.

New SkinCalc.com Site

29 Oct 2003 12:00:00 UT
First pages of new SkinCalc.com site placed online.

Currency Server 4.0.14.0 Released (Major Update)

15 Oct 2003 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 4.0.14.0 released, replacing all previous 4.x beta and test versions.

Update Available for Federal Reserve Bank of New York Filter

06 Oct 2003 01:54:47 UT
Currency Server software: update available for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York filter. Follow automatic notifications, or manually select Check for Software Updates, or use Software Director to install.

Update Available for Bank of Canada Filter

03 Oct 2003 01:56:47 UT
Currency Server software: update available for the Bank of Canada filter. Follow automatic notifications, or manually select Check for Software Updates, or use Software Director to install.

Activated Secondary (Backup) Servers For All Services

31 Aug 2003 12:00:00 UT
Activated secondary (backup) servers for all services. Access via fx-backup.currencysystem.net (in addition to fx.currencysystem.com).

Activated Secondary (Backup) FX Feed

31 Aug 2003 12:00:00 UT
Activated secondary (backup) FX feed servers. Access via FX Feeds tab in Currency Server Manager (set Multiple servers option to Failover).

Update Available for European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund filters

06 Feb 2003 01:56:47 UT
Currency Server software: update available for the European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund filters. Follow automatic notifications, or manually select Check for Software Updates, or use Software Director to install.

European Central Bank URL Update

04 Dec 2002 12:00:00 UT
The European Central Bank moved the default data accessed by the European Central Bank HTML filter from http://www.ecb.int/home/eurofxref.htm to http://www.ecb.int/stats/eurofxref/eurofxref-xml.html. If you were using the European Central Bank filter with the old HTML (not XML) address you will need to update the address (just enter the new address in the Address field). No action is required if Currency Server was set to fetch the rates from Cloanto (which is the default setting), or if any Data Source other than the European Central Bank in HTML mode is used.

Currency Server 3.7.1.0 Released

22 Sep 2002 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 3.7.1.0 released. This is a private build, available upon request, which includes new internationalization features.

Currency Server 3.6.5.0 Released

22 May 2002 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 3.6.5.0 released. Updated Bank of Canada filter. Introduced new evaluation option (7 days without evaluation license serial, can be extended to 30 days or longer).

Update Available for Bank of Canada Filter

22 May 2002 01:54:47 UT
Currency Server software: update available for the Bank of Canada filter. Follow automatic notifications, or manually select Check for Software Updates, or use Software Director to install.

Currency Server 3.6.4.0 Released

04 May 2002 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 3.6.4.0 released. Includes minor fixes to installer, improved Windows XP graphics and updated Xenon Laboratories filter.

Fixed Possible Memory Leak

12 Mar 2002 12:00:00 UT
Fixed possible memory leak (about 2 KB) related to Update Now functionality.

Currency Server 3.6 Released

01 Mar 2002 12:00:00 UT
Built-in preset EMU status information updated to reflect currencies which ceased to be legal tender at 00:00 today. During installation of the web service it is now possible to change the virtual directory name and the port number. Better support for multiple web services in the same virtual directory (renamed ".asmx" file and discontinued use of "global.asax"). New option to disable access of AdminMessage() and AdminUpdateNow() functions from the public interface. Fixed possible error conditions 1314 and 1606 during installation.

EMU Status Update Reminder

28 Feb 2002 12:00:00 UT
This is a reminder concerning the imminent EMU status updates. Several currencies will cease to be legal tender at 24:00 today.

Version 3.3 of the Calculator Software Released

10 Feb 2002 12:00:00 UT
Version 3.3 of the calculator software released, featuring a modified installer (now with automatic download of Windows Installer engine, if required), and Software Director for easier updates and skin downloads. Currency-enabled versions feature better support for past and future EMU currencies (e.g. new option when Reset Euro is selected).

Integrated Web Service with Microsoft UDDI

08 Feb 2002 12:00:00 UT
Integrated Web service with Microsoft UDDI.

Currency Server 3.5 Released (Major Update)

31 Jan 2002 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 3.5 released. Features include: fully managed .NET server code, improved support for past and future euro currencies, new data formats, active support for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, revised documentation, new licenses. Please refer to the SOAP chapter in the documentation for instructions concerning compatibility with previous versions of the SOAP interface.

EMU Status Update Reminder

27 Dec 2001 12:00:00 UT
This is a reminder concerning the imminent EMU status updates. The final euro transition phase begins on January 1st, 2002. The euro currency (EUR) should be made active on all systems.

Testing of .NET Interface

22 Dec 2001 12:00:00 UT
Began testing of new .NET interface.

Public .NET Beta Version of Currency Server Available

22 Dec 2001 12:00:00 UT
Public .NET beta version made available for download.

Version 3.2 of the Calculator Software Released

12 Sep 2001 12:00:00 UT
Version 3.2 of the calculator software released, featuring new installer, additional dual display and other enhanced skins. You can now press F5 to quickly change skin.

New FX Feed and Host for Currency-Enabled Calculators

05 Sep 2001 12:00:00 UT
Currency-enabled versions of the calculator software set to use rates.currencysystem.com (formerly rates.cloanto.com) in consideration of increasing load related to currency data.

New Dedicated Service Host Names

05 Sep 2001 12:00:00 UT
Host name for managed exchange rate and Currency World Monitor data changed from web server to rates-cs.currencysystem.com (formerly rates-cs.cloanto.com) in consideration of increasing load related to currency data.

Beta Testing Version 3.2 of the Calculator Software

01 Aug 2001 12:00:00 UT
Began beta testing version 3.2 of the calculator software, featuring a dual display and integration with Calculator Builder technology to allow for even more sophisticated customization.

Currency Server 3.1 Released

30 Jun 2001 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 3.1 released, featuring a WSDL 1.1-compatible SOAP server interface, new documentation and other new features. Updated code samples.

Launched Managed SOAP-Based Service

17 May 2001 12:00:00 UT
Launched managed Web service with SOAP interface.

Currency Server 3.0 Released (Major Update)

17 May 2001 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 3.0 released. Began testing of SOAP interface on select client sites.

Currency Server 3.0, Beta 5 Released

25 Apr 2001 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 3.0, beta 5 released, which now employs Windows Installer technology for setup, while retaining the ability to upgrade previous versions without losing configuration data.

Version 3.1 of the Calculator Software Released

21 Mar 2001 12:00:00 UT
Version 3.1 of the calculator software released. New Round function (shown in new Euro Shop skin), new documentation format, and revised German user interface texts. In currency-enabled versions by default unusual currency fluctuations now generate a warning rather than an error event.

Currency Server 3.0, Beta 4 Released

10 Mar 2001 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 3.0, beta 4 released. Drop-down menus now make it very easy to select a new Filter and/or Data Source.

Currency Server 3.0, Beta 3 Released

28 Feb 2001 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 3.0, beta 3 released. Fluctuation warning and error messages do now provide more guidance towards a resolution of potential issues such as the 40% fluctuation of the Turkish lira which was experienced last week. Functionality to update the list of euro currencies as the EMU evolves (adding currencies, replacing currencies with the euro, etc.) is now active.

Unusual Fluctuations of Turkish Lira (TRL)

22 Feb 2001 05:37:21 UT
Following a decision by the Turkish government to float its currency, the Turkish lira (TRL) is experiencing unusual daily fluctuations. Customers using the Currency Server software with the default settings are receiving fluctuation warnings. Given the confirmed circumstances such a message is normal, and indicates that your system is working properly. If the fluctuation severity options were set to Error in the Monitoring options, the update needs to be approved manually, as per instructions in the error message.

Currency Server 3.0, First Public Beta

26 Jan 2001 12:00:00 UT
First public beta of Currency Server 3.0 released. Supports new providers and external data conversion filters. Base unit used to list currencies in Control Panel can now be changed.

Version 3.0 of the Calculator Software Released

01 Jan 2001 12:00:00 UT
Version 3.0 of the calculator software released. In the currency-enabled versions the Greek drachma was added as a built-in EMU currency, with constant exchange rate as specified by the European Central Bank.

Currency Server 2.3 Released

23 Dec 2000 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 2.3 released. Added Greek drachma as a built-in EMU currency, with constant exchange rate as specified by the European Central Bank, effective January 1st, 2001.

Beta Testing Version 3.0 of the Calculator Software

09 Nov 2000 12:00:00 UT
Began beta testing version 3.0 of the calculator software, featuring translucent skins (on Windows 2000 and higher), support for base conversion (HEX, DEC, OCT and BIN can be selected as units, in addition to currencies in currency-enabled versions) and system tray icon.

Minor Revision of the Calculator Software Released

30 Oct 2000 12:00:00 UT
Minor revision of the calculator software released. Added keyboard shortcuts for Copy and Paste.

Sample Code Updated

05 Oct 2000 12:00:00 UT
csdemo1.cpp sample code updated to avoid a potential name conflict. All Currency Server objects are now referenced relative to the CloantoCurrencyServer namespace.

Currency Server 2.2 Released (Major Update)

30 May 2000 12:00:00 UT
Currency Server 2.2 released. Includes support for additional data protocols and advanced registry options.

Version 2.2 of the Calculator Software Released

21 Apr 2000 12:00:00 UT
Version 2.2 of the calculator software released. Fixed a bug in the Options... property sheet which could cause a minor memory leak upon program exit. In the currency-enabled versions a condition was solved whereby a RAS-related error message could appeared even if dial-up functionality was not required, and code was brought up-to-date with new Currency Server features.

Version 2.1 of the Calculator Software Released

02 Sep 1999 12:00:00 UT
Version 2.1 of the calculator software released.

Currency Server 2.1 Released

23 Aug 1999 21:00:00 UT
Currency Server 2.1 released.

Initial Release of SkinCalc.com

22 Jun 1999 12:00:00 UT
SkinCalc.com registered and set up with initial content.

Version 2.0 of the Calculator Software Released

10 Apr 1999 12:00:00 UT
Version 2.0 of the calculator software released.

Version 1.0 of the Calculator Software Released

10 Jan 1999 12:00:00 UT
Version 1.0 of the calculator software released (distributed as Euro Calculator). Other than an HP calculator emulator supporting skins which we know of, we believe this to be the first skinnable calculator. Our first contacts with Skinz.org (our reference site for 1998-1999) pre-dated the release of any other calculator on that site.

First Log Entry.

10 Jan 1999 12:00:00 UT
First log entry.

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