Software updates

Keep your software up to date.  Check here to find the latest.

Product update announcements and download links for CampWorks updates and patches are listed below.  IMPORTANT:  Please make sure CampWorks is not running when installing updates or the updates may fail.  Also, ALWAYS make a safe backup of your database before running any updates.

 

Version Numbering:

CampWorks uses a specific 4 part version numbering system (ie 3.6.0.12) defined as follows:

1st Digit = Version:   Complete software rewrite / platform change etc)

2nd Digit = Update:  New features, functionality changes, or interface design changes

3rd Digits = Release:  Bug fixes only

4th Digits = Build:  Internal build number

Each time a new Update or Release is released the changes will be documented below.  As of CampWorks version 3.7.0 the automatic update notifications will be turned on and CampWorks will notify you a new update is available.  The full 4 part version number can be viewed by clicking on About in CampWorks.  We recommend you always make sure your software is updated to the newest version.

 

Current Updates:

(12/28/20) Version 3.12.0 Is Now Available

NOTE:  We will continue to make minor enhancements and bug fixes as they are reported and will update the link below and post the current official full version here.  You can see your full version by clicking on About from the main screen in CampWorks.  If your version is older than the current released version then you can use the update link below to update your software to the latest version.  CURRENT Released Version:  3.12.0.5  Download Now

We are pleased to announce version CampWorks 3.12 is now available. This version includes enhancements to monthly billing, makes getting support easier, fixes a few bugs introduced in 3.11, security and other enhancements to online reservations, adds new reports and POS capabilities, and most importantly provides support for the new CampWorks Connect Mobile App which enables remote management capability through your phone.  For details on CampWorks Connect click here.  All updates since version 3.6.3 are inclusive so if you are on version 3.6.3 or later you just need to run this latest update to be up to date.

Full details of all changes are available in our client center development forum.  If you are a CampWorks customer and do not yet have a profile in our client center, please use the following link to create your profile.  www.viswrks.com/billing/signup.  If you already have a profile you can log in through this link:  https://www.viswrks.com/billing  Through the client center you can enter support tickets, purchase additional options, read full release notes, and enter development suggestions.

Also remember these best practices for updates:

  1.  Plan a good (not so busy) time to do updates in case you run into any problems.
  2.  Perform a backup and make sure you have a safe copy of the databases before you start.
  3.  Make sure to shut down CampWorks before running updates.
  4.  Update the main computer (master/server) first and startup CampWorks to complete the update.
  5.  Update all networked computers (no need to close CampWorks on main comptuer).

Download the 3.12.0 Update

(06/09/20) Version 3.11.1 Is Now Available

Winter customer visits are done.  Thank you to all of our gracious hosts!  We have compiled your feedback and incorporated quite a few new features, changes, and fixes into our Spring update, making this our best version ever!  All updates since version 3.6.3 are inclusive so if you are on version 3.6.3 or later you just need to run this latest update to be up to date.  For details about this version including IMPORTANT billing changes, please see the announcements w recently sent to customers.  You can view PDF versions of the email communication using the links below.

Spring Update / COVID Support

CW 3.11 Release Announcement

Before downloading, you may want to review our CW 3.11 Basic Training video to help your transition go smoothly.  CW3.11 Basic Training

The getting started manual has been updated to document any setup required for new features.  Full details of all changes are available in our client center development forum.  If you are a CampWorks customer and do not yet have a profile in our client center, please use the following link to create your profile.  www.viswrks.com/billing/signup.  If you already have a profile you can log in through this link:  https://www.viswrks.com/billing  Through the client center you can enter support tickets, purchase additional options, view and pay invoices, and enter development suggestions.  You can download the update using the following link.

Also remember these best practices for updates:

  1.  Plan a good (not so busy time) to do updates in case you run into any problems.
  2.  Perform a backup and make sure you have a safe copy of the databases before you start.
  3.  Make sure to shut down CampWorks before running updates.

Download the 3.11.1 Update

(10/01/19) Version 3.10.1 Is Now Available

A big thanks to all of the input over the last several months.  With your support and feedback we continue to make CampWorks even better.  Our Fall update is now ready and includes a long list of new features, enhancements, and some bug fixes from previous versions.  All updates since version 3.6.3 are inclusive so if you are on version 3.6.3 or later you just need to run this latest update to be up to date.  Some of the more notable feature additions/changes are:

  • Added vendor info to POS
  • New payment types (Comp, points, coupon)
  • Ability to set maximum # of simultaneous reservations on a group site
  • Cancelled reservations removed from manage groups screen
  • Approval/decline/welcome/thank you messaged displayed on Ingenico credit card machine screens
  • Maps are now scrollable
  • Option to automatically charge a guaranteed site fee if the Requested RS# check box is checked on a reservation
  • Eliminated tendered box if credit card payment to streamline process
  • Removed password to enter practice mode
  • Added support for SRED encrypted manual credit card entry devices and ability to manually enter cards on Ingenico devices
  • Added new security feature options (require logon at startup, force password changes, strong passwords)
  • New option to default # of guests on a res to speed entry
  • Added new daily accrual accounting export method as an alternative to QuickBooks export
  • Improved accuracy of Accrual Basis Tax Report taxable sales amounts
  • Added 2nd Holiday/Event adder option
  • IMPORTANT:  Changed guests left to checkin/checkout reports and quicklists to be all inclusive of previous dates instead of only the current date.  This is to help catch no shows, missed checkins, etc.  All reservations prior to the current date should either be cancelled, deleted, or checked in.  Therefore, if you haven’t been diligent about making sure status is accurate on old reservations, you will need to address these old reservations to make your guests left to checkin/out lists current.
  • Several new reports and reporting updates
  • POS option to use same user codes as CampWorks.
  • Online Reservations now can extend time for those that need more time to make reservation
  • Online Reservations improved restart after timeouts or no site found, or errors to make it easier to search again.
  • Online Reservations now have option to charge guaranteed site fee
  • Online Reservations search again automatically releases previous held rental space
  • Added option for Boat Slips to charge per foot using the normal daily, weekly, monthly charge rates
  • Option to accept tips on credit card charges
  • Removed average daily rate from confirmation letter and added a rate detail section
  • Added minimum length field to warn if too small of rig/boat is in a large site
  • Added new option to filter quicklists by rental space type (ie campsite, cabin)
  • Fixed issue with rig info being duplicated

The getting started manual has been updated to document any setup required for new features.  The list above is only a partial list.  Full details of all changes are available in our client center development forum.  If you are a CampWorks customer and do not yet have a profile in our client center, please use the following link to create your profile.  www.viswrks.com/billing/signup.  If you already have a profile you can log in through this link:  https://www.viswrks.com/billing  Through the client center you can enter support tickets, purchase additional options, select and pay for service contracts, and enter development suggestions.  You can download the update using the following link.  Note that a valid service contract is required for 2019 to install the update.

Also remember these best practices for updates:

  1.  Plan a good (not so busy time) to do updates in case you run into any problems.
  2.  Perform a backup and make sure you have a safe copy of the databases before you start.
  3.  Make sure to shut down CampWorks before running updates.

Download the 3.10.1 Update

QuickBooks Integration:

In order to use the QuickBooks integration features, you first will need to download the QuickBooks Integration Library.  Use the following link to download and install the library, then the integration features explained in the manual should be available.  Note that you will need to follow the Setup instructions for in the getting started manual exactly to integrate CampWorks and Quickbooks.

Download link:  www.viswrks.com/CampWorks/dload/qb/CW3.6QBInstaller.exe

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