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All Eos Family Software Versions

Description

The table below lists every version of Eos and its corresponding release date.

You can click the release date to download that version's release note.

The most recent release can always be found on the Eos Family product page at www.etcconnect.com as well.

 

Version

Release Date

(Click for Release Note)

Key Enhancements

Software Download

2.8.2

Feb 28, 2019

  • Bug Fixes

The purpose of 2.8.2 is to address a number of issues arising from work done in version 2.8.0. It is recommended that users update to this software version as soon as possible.

2.8.1

Feb 5, 2019

  • Bug Fixes

The purpose of 2.8.1 is to address a number of issues arising from work done in version 2.8.0. It is recommended that users update to this software version as soon as possible.

2.8.0

 

Software Introduction Video

Jan 3, 2019

  • It is recommended that users of 2.8.0 update to version 2.8.2 as soon as possible due to known issues.
  • New fixture editor
  • Improved relative effect editing tools
  • Ability to store effects in cue parts
  • Limited expanded magic sheet
  • A PSD option to suppress follow/hang indicators
  • Unsaved changes in the current showfile warning
  • Ability to direct UDP and OSC commands to multiple destinations
  • Improved "Best Spectral Match" controls
  • Bug Fixes

2.7.4

Oct 8, 2018

  • Bug Fixes

2.7.3

Aug 16, 2018

  • Bug Fixes
2.7.2 Jun 28, 2018
  • Enabling OSC USB Devices Added to Setup
  • For all summary views, including flexi cells off, Eos will display content when using referenced data on a majority basis.
  • Added syntax support for [.] [0] to select only the master channel of multicell fixtures
2.7.1 May 31, 2018
  • It is recommended all users of 2.7.0 or 2.7.1 upgrade to version 2.7.2+ at the earliest possible time due to a critical bug where Undo can revoke changes beyond the desired undo point if Tab 100 (the manual) is open.
  • Bug Fixes
  • Element 2 support

2.7.0

 

Software Introduction Video

May 17, 2018
  • It is recommended all users of 2.7.0 or 2.7.1 upgrade to version 2.7.2+ at the earliest possible time due to a critical bug where Undo can revoke changes beyond the desired undo point if Tab 100 (the manual) is open.
  • Syntax to set a range of times over Show Control Events
  • Cues triggered by follow/hang times are graphically identified in the PSD
  • Change default partitions to 901 through 903
  • Fan timing across cue and cue part ranges
  • Apply a range of palettes/presets or levels across a range of effect steps/actions
  • Color Swatches on Direct Selects should respect the gel settings
  • Add display configuration tools to the Cue List Index
  • Online user manual
  • Output viewer to display levels for addresses by universe
  • Allow user defined ranges for rate, effect size and effect rate faders
  • Add a lock to About to restrict content to channel or record content specified
  • Text search of content by label
  • Add smoothing function to virtual master channel controls
  • Add Global Effects Master option to fader configuration, with channel and content filters
  • Add configuration tools to Virtual Fader controls
  • Reorganize Setup
  • Add Delete Unused to fixture list in patch
  • Dropdown above CIA to change user ID
  • Allow ranges for sACN and action that sets level by address to Show Control Event List
  • Add Hide Master/Cells to Flexi and post options in CIA
  • Add support for multi-cell fixtures
  • Add Channel Bounce to step/absolute effects
2.6.4 Jan 11, 2018
  • Support for Enhanced Hardware
2.6.3 Dec  8, 2017
  • Network Interface Delay
  • Snapshot Softkey For Updating
  • Bug Fixes
2.6.2 Oct 19, 2017
  • Bug Fixes
2.6.1 Aug 31, 2017
  • Support for Ion Xe
  • Support for Eos Standard Fader Wings
  • Bug Fixes

2.6.0

 

Software Introduction Video

July 27, 2017
  • Add [Reset Columns] to tab config menu for all tabs
  • Quick-Access popup tools
  • [Silent mode] button to Time code lists to countdown time, but not fire events
  • [Sub 1 CopyTo Sub 2 Attrs Only] to only copy subs attributes, not levels or effects
  • Fader Config: Manual Time master
  • 3 decimal places in target numbers that allow decimals
  • Changes to Subs With Effects
  • Expand collapse button to last column of CIA parameter table
  • Setup option to disable Element help message prompts above command line
  • Blind Spreadsheet shows all parameters by default
  • DirSel Dbl Click Option Added for Element
  • Use Shift + Label as a shortcut to get to Cue Notes
  • An option to the Macro editor to exclude execution of the associated macro from being learned by Time Code
  • The ability to save logs from the main Eos app, without having to exit to the shell
  • [Chan 1 CopyTo Chan 2 From_Absolute] to copy chan 1's absolute value to chan 2
  • Show Control : Midi Notes
  • Row in "About Address" shows sACN input value
  • A Cue List in Solo Mode should be exempt from external show control triggers
  • Scene targets on custom direct selects
  • Current value added to Show control list display's sACN input events
  • Enhancing Element Controls
  • The use of any sACN universe (1-63,999)
  • Hiding Scene Breaks in PSD config menu
  • Fader Config: Macro X option for custom fader buttons
  • Priority Marking
  • Turn relays on and off via a macro
  • Open virtual keyboard within patch fixture search
  • "About +" Display Toggles
  • New Query Conditions
  • Snapshots: Selective Snapshot Interface
  • csv Import
  • About IFCB Palettes
  • User Defined Monitors
  • Label column in blind spreadsheet
  • Support for 3rd party MIDI over USB on Windows 7 Consoles and ETCnomad.
  • PC Keyboard should have a drop-down box to select language
  • ETC changed our policy for output upgrades. Rather than incremental 1K, 2K or 4K upgrades above base output, we will offer two levels only. The base console and an unlocked version. For a breakdown of the new minimum and maximum output counts, reference the datasheet linked in the cell to the left.
2.5.2 Apr  4, 2017
  • Previous versions 2.1.+ had an issue where quick, channel patched fader movements can sometimes be dropped, particularly in Element in channel mode.  The issue was resolved in this version and it is highly recommended to update.
  • Bug Fixes
2.5.1 Feb 21, 2017
  • Bug Fixes
  • Fader Unmap on Delete Option
  • Clear Filter Controls in Fader Configuration
  • Syntax Modifications

2.5.0

 

Software Introduction Video

Dec 21, 2016
  • Support for Gio @ 5
  • New Direct Select Controls
  • Custom Direct Selects
  • Graphical Shutter Controls
  • Filtering on Playbacks
  • IFCB/Preset Lists on Faders
  • Fanning Multiple Targets in Blind
  • Recording Cue Lists directly via [Load]
  • Channel Level Release
  • Solo Functions
  • MIDI Note Input
  • Support for Gadget II and High-Speed IO
2.4.1 Sept 29, 2016
  • Element Only: After a deep clear, sub bump buttons do nothing until next [File new] or load a showfile.
  • Bug Fixes
  • Increase of the number of available macros [Escape] + [Load]
  • Support for macOS Sierra

2.4.0

 

Software Introduction Video

Aug  4, 2016
  • Presets and IFCB Palettes on Faders
  • Fader button and slider config
  • 10 priority states
  • 10 priority background states
  • Back from first and go from last behavior
  • Discrete playback setting
  • Increase fader pages from 30 to 100
  • Add Release and Off times to setup
  • Option to include park buffer on a show load
  • sACN input
  • Scene Breaks
  • Cue Notes
  • Live/Blind and PSD config
  • Page the PSD without putting focus on it
  • Tab labels
  • Documentation tab
  • Preview mode
  • More modes for specific parameters
  • ML controls changes
  • Shutter controls changes
  • Cue List and Sub List changes
  • Macro color ID
  • Call macros on specific user or device
2.3.3 Jan 19, 2016
  • Modified channel selection behavior from soft controls
  • Emergency Mark options for “Mark Earliest M Cue” behavior
  • Optional Step times in Absolute effects
  • Optional Parameter settings in Absolute effects
  • sACN universe expansion to 999 universes
  • Added a fader object to Magic Sheets
  • Installer Archive
2.3.2 Oct 29, 2015
  • New Flexi State called Flexi in Use, which includes channels that are marked
  • Direct Select Color Coding
  • Update a single monitor snapshot
  • Save and restore ECU settings
  • Workspace access from the command line
  • Show Control indicators in the PSD
  • Support library updates on Mac
  • Shift + Highlight to append to the command line
  • Go to Cue Out has no impact on a cue list that is in Solo mode
  • Paging the effect list
  • Add symbols to virtual keyboard
  • sACN and Artnet offset display in patch
  • Color Picker Gel swatches in gel or tungsten display
  • Adds the ability to install Eos software and Fixture Library Updates directly from .zip files, without having to unzip first
2.3.1 Oct  6, 2015
  • Bug Fix

2.3.0

 

Software Introduction Video

Jul 30, 2015
  • Allow arrow keys to edit labels
  • Add OSC Transmit/Receive
  • Partial Channel Merge
  • About Submaster
  • Add Parameter Tiles to Element
  • Query Effect
  • Allow Size on Absolute/Step effects
  • x25 DS changes
  • Multiple Gadget Support
  • Lightwright Import Changes
  • Provide looping functions for Select Last
  • Shift + Enter and Shift + At
  • Add By Type Presets
  • Change Hotkey mapping
  • Add more control to behaviors that stop an Effect (Continuous Run)
  • Add more control to restarting single shot Effects (Repeat on Go)
  • Add Stop All flag for effects
  • Add effects in Presets (non-referenced)
  • Allow +, - or % of Background states for effects
  • Extend Cue and Submaster effect overrides
  • Add a Channels in Use function
  • Add display controls for About
  • Color coding the Browser Support
  • Discrete time as percentage of Cue category time
  • Add optional abstract color spaces
  • Add Spectrum color controls
  • Add Color tinting tools
  • Add Color Path with live scrubbing tools
  • Add controls to Gel Picker
  • Improve color matches
  • Add Text fields to patch and query
  • Add Moving Light Assistant to Export menu
  • Local RDM

Unavailable

2.2.1 Nov 10, 2014
  • Bug Fixes

2.2.0

 

Software Introduction Video

Jun 12, 2014
  • Support of Nomad 256, 1024, 1536 and 2048
  • Support of Nomad Puck 256, 1024, 1536 and 2028
  • Fixed Tab Numbers
  • Framed, user adjustable displays
  • Multiple workspaces per display
  • Single Monitor Snapshots
  • User designation of where new tabs open
  • New channel distribution tools for Offset
  • Channel level effect overrides
  • Default Preheat time
  • Additions to About
  • Macro editor changes
  • Add snapshots to Element
  • Windows 7 Ion, Element, Ion RPU, and the Net3 RVI
  • Support for ETC Net3 Concert
2.1.2 Feb 28, 2014
  • Bug Fixes
2.1.1 Jan 21, 2014
  • Bug Fixes
2.1.0 Jun 10, 2013
  • GUI and output performance optimizations
  • BMP and tap rate for effects
  • Tabs in Element
  • Cue list index in Element
  • CIA favorite in Element
  • [Shift]+ Direct Select to post unterminated to the command line
  • Magic Sheet enhancements
  • Changes to Magic Sheet channel selection
  • [Query] {Unpatched}
  • Parameter allocation counter in About
  • Increase channel count to 16,000 (not available in Element)
2.0.1 Jun 10, 2013
  • Latching data and time
  • Rem Dim at percentage of current value
  • User -based Capture Latch
  • Loading a cue with a temporary time
  • Increase number of submasters to 999
  • Partitions on cue lists
  • Auto-block clean up
  • Auto-block indicator in PSD
  • Changes to Update defaults
  • Cut cues via [Shift] + [Go/Back]
  • Indication of unsaved show data
  • Mirror mode selection from shortcuts
  • Magic Sheets on Direct Selects
  • [Recall From] [Park]
  • Change to Swap in Patch
  • Channel Subgroups
  • Import Custom Gobo images
  • Increased number of pixel maps to 40
  • Patch by Channel in Virtual Media Server
  • Addition of 2nd color picker in Virtual Media Server
  • FDX dimmer feedback

2.0.0

 

Software Introduction Video

 

 

Mar 13, 2013
  • Support for Eos Ti
  • Magic Sheets
  • RDM functionality from Net3 Gateways
  • CEM+ and CEM3 Dimmer feedback
  • Swap and unpatch in the patch display
  • Curves list in patch
  • DMX output column added to Patch
  • Revised “Interface” indications in patch
  • In patch Element defaults to patch by channel
  • Mouseless patching
  • Library organization changes
  • LD Flags Enable/Disable in patch
  • Notification when output parameter limit has been reached
  • Color Calibration for D40, D60 and S4 LED
  • Add “inverted” to default curves
  • Addition of Record Only to Element
  • 10,000 channel numbering on Element (subject to 250/500 desk configuration)
  • Flexi mode for direct selects
  • Out of Sequence sync enable for secondary cue lists
  • Shift + Clear to clear the command line
  • Shift + Fader Page to page back by 1
  • Recall From HTP
  • Shift + Block to post Intensity Block for cues
  • Partial show read of individual cues now correctly includes tracked levels
  • Adjusting cue rate now adjusts cue duration
  • Go to Cue Complete Go to Cue at a percentage of completion
  • Sneak Counter in the PSD
  • Add split times, delay and category times to Go to Cue syntax
  • Split Channel/PSD tab option under Displays for all devices except Element
  • Cues and subs can be loaded with or without Enter on the command line
  • Shift + At to recall last channel/parameter selection with no value
  • Setup option to hide/display mouse cursor
  • Revised Artnet Support
  • Dual NIC enabled on Gio
  • Avab VLC file import
  • Serial strings apply to specific users if so identified
1.9.12 Jul 17, 2012
  • Added support for fader wings built after June 2012 (orange USB port)
1.9.11 May  9, 2012
  • Source 4 LED support
  • Message on Primary/Backup when master has changed
  • Clients automatically reconnect to new master when master has changed
  • On Gio, S1 - S6 are no longer hard keys
  • Condition of Scroll lock enabled/disabled maintained on an external keyboard through a power cycle
  • Ability to enable/disable Space Bar Go
  • Partial Patch Import
  • Pan + - n now valid syntax to remove “n” from current pan (or tilt) setting
  • RFR enable/disable now macroable
  • Addition of All M-Speed to parameter tiles
  • Ability to overlap two discrete delay times
  • Go to Cue Out removes all background values
  • Addition of an improper shutdown message on next power up
1.9.10 Feb 29, 2012
  • Support for Eos hardware change
1.9.9 Jan 26, 2012
  • Support for Gio
  • CEM3 Feedback and Configuration
  • Scroller Calibration Column
1.9.8 Nov 11, 2011
  • Addition of the Shift function
  • Syntax changes to maintained and combination button hits
  • Released cue lists and submasters now release to the last owner
  • Ability to set a cue list or submaster to disallow content from becoming the background state
  • Ability to set a submaster action on the downfade to release to the background state or fade to minimum values
  • Lowlight is now the value that selected but not specified channels will use when in highlight mode
  • Addition of a rem dim value for highlight
  • Temporary highlight value for intensity
  • Ability to put a preset into the rem dim value(s)
  • Reordering of the browser
  • Ability to dim the littlites from software.
  • Addition of a favorite button to the CIA
  • Startup and Shutdown macros
  • 99,999 channel count (still 10,000 total channels)
  • Reorder command in group list index
  • Go to Cue Out on a list basis
  • Go to Cue Home to reset to the first cue of the specified list
  • Default Mark Time
  • Revisions to scroller/wheel editor in patch
1.9.6 Jan 27, 2011
  • Bug Fixes
1.9.5 Jan 13, 2011
  • Virtual Media Server (pixel mapping)
  • Shielded Submasters
  • GM Exempt Channels
  • Dynamic PSD countdown
  • Channel level indicator for non-dim
  • Channel Intensity flash on/flash off using Highlight + Full and Highlight + Out
  • Use of the color and gel picker on “non-standard” LED fixtures (RGBA, RGBW, etc)
  • Dual set of direct selects when opened on a tab
  • Flexi-Encoder state option
  • Channel/Address check mode for the RFR
  • Changes to the handling of dual scroller fixtures
  • Delay effects in cues
  • Cue release to last active source
  • Macro flag to force macros to run in the foreground (on the command line) or background
  • The return of Time / for setting downfade times
  • Manual Master Cue List
  • Changes to update thru and the addition of update +
  • Changes to mark
  • [Enable] and [Disable] flags added to any macro changing a setup option
  • Additions to the .pdf printout
  • Setup tools for changing the resolution of trackballs.
  • Encoders always disabled in blind until a paging button is pressed.
  • Snap facility added to specified parameters.
  • Expansion of the Serial I/O functionality.
  • Congo and NT show file import.
Unavailable
1.9.2 Dec  2, 2010
  • Bug Fixes
1.9.1 Aug 25, 2010
  • Bug Fixes
1.9.0 Apr  1, 2010
  • Multiple Intensity effects on a single channel
  • Live/Dark move indicators on PSD
  • Scroll lock no longer required to engage hotkeys
  • Content of NPs on I-Master subs can be released by pressing the bump button again.
  • Remote Device Start up/Shut Down
  • Remote software install
  • Changes to Update
  • By Type Palettes
  • Locked Palettes
  • Absolute Palettes
  • Introduced Tabs on Ion
  • Introduced Query on Ion
  • Introduced Snapshots on Ion
  • Introduced Channel Mode for fader wings
1.8.2 Feb  3, 2010
  • Bug Fix
1.8.1 Jan 18, 2010
  • Bug Fixes
1.8.0 Oct 15, 2009
  • Mirror mode
  • Fan
  • Introduces the ability for an RVI or PC to connect to an Element system in client or mirror mode.
1.7.0 Jul 30, 2009
  • Effects stored and controlled by submasters
  • Multiple external USB connections for fader wings
  • Color Format Controls to toggle between native and HS color settings
  • Display of frame tables by Frame number
  • Setting Gel matches from the command line
  • Zoomable displays
  • External track ball support for mouse operations and pan/tilt controls
  • Improved support for multi-intensity channels
  • Latching fader controls (Ion)
  • File Manager in the shell
  • Support for the iRFR application
  • Lamp controls are added to the fixture editor
  • Disabling Automarks automatically creates referenced marks
  • 1 new format for the PSD, enabling display of two cue lists, both or either of which can be locked
  • Dimmer feedback from Sensor + systems equipped with AF modules
  • RDM configuration and monitoring

1.6.0

(Element Only)

Jul  9, 2009

  • Support for Element
1.4.5 Mar 23, 2009
  • Bug Fixes
1.4.4 Jan 29, 2009
  • Bug Fixes
  • Adds support of networked RFR
1.4.3 Dec  5, 2008
  • Bug Fixes
1.4.2 Oct  2, 2008
  • Ion Remote Processor Unit (RPU) support
  • Artnet and Avab UDP Support
  • I/O Gateway Support
  • Real Time Clock (RTC) Programming
  • Default 1 to 1 Channel to Submaster Mapping for Ion
  • Revisions to the “Off” function
  • Replace Function Added to Patch
  • Record Rem Dim
  • User Level Undo
  • Removed Restrictions on Device Connections
  • Update Library Feature Added
  • Master Fader collected for Rate control by default
  • [Clear] + [Tab] closes all open tabs (Eos only)
  • [Record Target] [n] [thru] [Enter]
  • Range channel selection for Lamp Controls
  • Copy to and Recall from Live
  • [Trace] [Trace] to add previously inactive lights to an update command
  • Channel to Channel Recall From
  • Marked to and Mark from added to Channel About
1.4.1 Jun 20, 2008
  • Bug Fixes
1.4.0 May 28, 2008
  • 1x20 Universal Fader Wing Support (Ion only)
  • Offline for Mac
  • Universal Fader Wing Support of Playbacks
  • 12,000 outputs available
  • 200 active playback faders and 999 cue lists
  • 10,000 channels
  • Submaster changes
  • Definition of fader as proportional or intensity master
  • Normalized shutter controls
  • User programmable Home
  • Highlight and Lowlight changes
  • Flexichannel changes
  • Assert from the command line
  • Automatic channel reselection following an record action
  • About Channel revisions
  • User definable Remainder Dim level
  • Channel level Go to Cue operations
  • Select Active and Select Manual functions (Ion)
  • [Trace] [Trace] will now go as far back in the cue list as possible
  • New Print file options
  • Add setting to preserve the Blind cue
  • Ability to copy a range of cues to a range of submasters
  • Remove fixture parameter dependencies
  • Pressing Live or Blind while already in those modes will re-sync the selected cue.
  • Convert references to absolute data when deleting a palette or preset.
  • Master/Primary text changes
  • Resolution settings for external monitors
  • Capture latch and update mode are saved with show file
  • Macro Wait for Input and Resume
  • Block is now an editing function only
1.3.1 Feb 21, 2008
  • 2x20 Universal Fader Wing Support
  • Loading Cue Lists
  • Changes to Offset
  • Improvements to Partitioned Control Editing
  • Block DMX Ranges
  • Front Panel Macros (Eos Only)
  • Improved Summary Displays
  • Improved Playback Displays
  • Virtual Encoder Controls
1.3.0 Dec  6, 2007
  • Ion Support
  • Partitioned Channel Control
  • Channel Level Delete commands
  • Patch [At] [Next] commands
  • Move to in Patch
  • Cue Level Timing Changes
  • Utility Reports
  • Preheat
  • Selective Partial Show Read
  • Scroller Calibration
  • Offline Visualization Support
1.2.1 Oct 25, 2007
  • Bug Fixes
1.2.0 Aug 23, 2007
  • Support for the Net3 Radio Focus Remote
  • Support for the Universal 2 x 10 Fader Wings
  • Snapshots
  • Curves
  • Undo
  • Fixture Editor
  • Update Dialogue with new update options
  • Playback Status Display sychronized to lie and blind operations
  • Revised library and encoder mapping
  • Revisions to dependent parameter controls
  • German Translation

1.1.0

Apr 26, 2007

  • Synchronized Backup
  • New displays formats for playback status and live/blind table displays
  • MIDI Input via Net3 Show Control Gateway
  • Queries
  • Direct selects anchored by whole number
  • Display of palettes and presets by label or by number
  • Configuration of submasters directly from command line
  • Partial show reads
  • Dimmer-Doubling™ support
1.0.0  Nov 16, 2006
  • Initial release of software
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