No-cost updates to the GWB

You can update to the latest maintenance release directly from the GWB dashboard: Move to the Support pane and select Check for updates.

GWB subscriptions upgrade automatically to GWB 2023 (version 17.0) when you select Check for updates from the dashboard.

Enable Check for updates automatically on the Settings pane to be notified whenever an update is available.

To advance to the latest maintenance release manually, download and run the installers provided below. You can find updates to the ChemPlugin™ SDK on the ChemPlugin site.


GWB maintenance releases

You can install from the table below the latest maintenance release for your release of the GWB.

GWB 17.0.0 (update GWB 17.0 beta release candidates) 130 MB
GWB 2023 updates: Advance beta tests to the production release.
GWB 12.0.9 (update GWB 12.0 through 12.0.8) 105 MB
Program updates: Support for Python 3.8 and later; avoid runaway behavior if user drags in multiple files; fix Rxn clipboard command; correct issue transporting kinetic colloids with multiple surface types active; minor fixes to GSS and Phase2; improve presentation of certain dialogs on high-resolution monitors; streamline license deactivation and reactivation; resolve last-digits inconsistency in reported solvent mass; fix to calculated analytes in GSS when temperature is given in Fahrenheit; improvements and fixes to scatter plots; improve appearance of legend box in scatter data plots; fix issue when several ChemPlugin instances share an ion exchange dataset; resolve reliability issue in pause/resume feature in X1t/X2t; updates to Rxn's outblock feature; important update to license manager; better user and administrator support for network floating licenses; Python 3 support for GWB Plugin feature; better ability of time marching apps to back up and recover from a convergence failure; React tracks and reports number of pore volumes displaced; fixes for tab-completion feature in Command pane; improvements to plotting apps and to TEdit; corrected default behavior of temperature range settings for heat source feature; improved scroll wheel behavior; better GUI support for Asian locales; prevent Xtplot and P2plot from placing contour labels not fully within plot range; support for Windows 10 2018 Creators Update; trim installer memory footprints; better font and symbol support for east Asian locales; various improvements to plotting apps; fix glitch affecting some influx/efflux calculations in X1t and X2t; correct auditing issue when modeling retardation within stagnant zones; correct a few issues in GSS in which copy/paste operations involve “as” unit conversion; improvements to special plots; address issues with Xtplot contours and color maps; updates and fixes to GWB Plugin feature and documentation, including support for Visual Studio 2017; fixes to ChemPlugin wrappers for Fortran, Java, and MatLab; address problem with installer failing under certain Windows installations; better position tick marks in P2plot 2D diagrams; a few changes to variable labels in Phase2 plot data, for clarity; fixes for all known issues.