News archive of QuantumSoft and pro Fit


pro Fit 7.0.9 released (25 September 2016)

This release fixes a serious issue with text shapes that could lead to crashes on Mac OS 10.9 and older systems. Also, step wise coloring feature has been added to color legends. Go get it. It is free for all pro Fit 7 users.

We have set up a new online store with FastSpring. (11 August 2016)

pro Fit can be purchased here starting now.

Online store (Kagi) has seized to operate (2 August 2016)

We are sorry to inform you that our online store is no longer operative. We are working on establishing a replacement as quickly as possible.

pro Fit 7.0.8 released (14 June 2016)

This release fixes various issues with modifying and drawing of different shapes, including color plot offset, rotated plots and exports to eps files. It adds some new features like step-wise color plots, menu for removal of all added scripts, preference for auto-saving of added scripts. If improves also stability of the debug window. Go get it. It is free for all pro Fit 7 users.

pro Fit 7.0.7 released (14 February 2016)

This fixes some issues with FFT, inserting rows, permanent calculations, and multiple fitting command, and removing some instabilities and short-comings. Go get it. It is free for all pro Fit 7 users.

pro Fit 7.0.6 released (17 January 2016)

This is a minor bux fix release, removing some instabilities and short-comings. It also updates values in constants menu of function windows. Go get it. It is free for all pro Fit 7 users.

pro Fit 7.0.5 released (2 November 2015)

This release fixes various minor issues, most notably a spurious expiry alert. Go get it. It is free for all pro Fit 7 users.

pro Fit 7.0.4 released (27 September 2015)

This release fixes issues with personalizing multi-user licenses, an instability of graph style handling, and reduced intermittent high-CPU usage, among some other minor bugs. It also adds HDF5 data file import support as a new feature.

pro Fit 7.0.3 released (25 August 2015)

This is a small bug-fix release. Go get it. It is free for all pro Fit 7 users.

pro Fit 7.0.2 released (10 August 2015)

This is a small bug-fix release that takes care of a few last minute issues, the most important of which is an instability that could be induced in some circumstances when deleting data columns. Go get it. It is free for all pro Fit 7 users.

pro Fit 7.0.1 released (15 July 2015)

This is a small bug-fix release that takes care of a few last minute issues, the most important of which is an instability that could be induced in some circumstances when deleting data columns. Go get it. It is free for all pro Fit 7 users.

pro Fit 7.0.0 released (03 July 2015)

This is the full version of pro Fit 7.0 offering following new features. The full version can be downloaded from our puchasing page. It is free for anyone who purchased pro Fit 6.2 since January 1, 2014. Upgrades for a reduced fee are available for all other current 6.2 users.

pro Fit 6.2.16 released (19 January 2015)

This release corrects minor bugs and improves compatibility with MacOS 10.10.1. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.16 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.15 released (November 20, 2014)

This release corrects a bug that would hinder using FitExecute and two potential issues. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.15 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.14 released (February 1, 2014)

This release corrects a bug that would hinder using FitExecute and two potential issues. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.14 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.13 released (November 25, 2013)

This release fixes an issue with the manual fitting tool in the Preview window. We recommend the download for all users that use pro Fit on Mac OS X.8. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.13 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.12 released (October 23, 2013)

This release corrects several bugs. We recommend the download for all users that use pro Fit on Mac OS X.8. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.12 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.11 released (June 18, 2013)

This release fixes improves compatibility with Mac OS X.8.4. We recommend the download for all users that use pro Fit on Mac OS X.8. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.11 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.10 released (May 12, 2013)

This release improves stability, corrects some plotting bugs and improves compatibility with Mac OS X.8 (Mountain Lion). We recommend the download for all users that use pro Fit on Mac OS X.8. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.10 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.9 released (July 28, 2012)

This release fixes one compliance issue that hindered saving of drawing files on Mac OS X.8 (Mountain Lion). We recommend the download for all users that use pro Fit on Mac OS X.8. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.9 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.8 released (May 27, 2012)

This release fixes some stability issues with color plots, color legends and graph styles. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.8 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.7 released (February 18, 2012)

This release improves stability and corrects various bugs. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.7 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.6 released (December 15, 2011)

This release corrects the interaction of try-blocks in Python scripts with pro Fit, improves copying of fitted parameters and enhances the loading of modules at startup. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.6 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.5 released (November 28, 2011)

This release fixes a number of different issues, including a few changes in relation to Mac OS 10.7 (Lion). We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.5 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.4 released (May 22, 2011)

This release fixes a number of different issues, including improvements for multi-dimensional fitting. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.4 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.3 released (February 28, 2011)

This release noticably improves the reliability and stability of multi-dimensional fitting. The Levenburg-Marquart fitting algorithm is now converging more rapidly also for fitting multiple experiments and the function previews do not influence any longer the quality of the fit results. A number of other stability issues could be fixed and a small number of additional feature were added, as the calculation of coefficient of determination for all polynomial fits. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.3 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.2 released (January 4, 2011)

This release fixes a number of relevant issues with plotting, printing and PDF export and improves the use of multidim fitting. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.2 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.1 released (November 21, 2010)

This release fixes a number of different issues, increases performance of script execution and removes some instabilities. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.2.1 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.2 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.2.0 released (October 27, 2010)

We have now released vrsion 6.2 of pro Fit, a major upgrade to its popular science and engineering application for the analysis of numerical data and mathematical functions on Mac OS.

pro Fit 6.2 provides numerous new features, such as

The full version can be downloaded from our puchasing page. It is a free upgrade for anyone who bought a registration code since January 1, 2010. If you have an older registracode code that runs the present version 6.1, you can buy an upgrade for a reduced price.

The trial version can be found on our demo page.

pro Fit 6.1.16 released (June 18, 2011)

This release fixes one issue with saving of graphs with incomplete curve information leading to crashes when loading. See the release notes for more details. 6.1.16 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.1 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.1.15 released (January 4, 2011)

This release fixes a number of issues in different areas. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.1.15 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.1 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.1.14 released (August 17, 2010)

This release fixes a copy and paste bug with data windows, when column titles are involved. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.1.14 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.1 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.1.13 released (August 14, 2010)

This release fixes a few bugs that would affect function evaluation, data handling and plotting. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.1.13 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.1 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.1.12 released (February 28, 2010)

This release fixes some bugs, including some instabilities. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.1.12 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.1 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.1.11 released (September 5, 2009)

This release fixes some compatibility issues with the Snow Leopard system, as well as some other minor bugs. Box plots support now the setting of the fill color of its box. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.1.11 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.1 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.1.10 released (Januar 19, 2009)

This release fixes a few of bugs and some compatibility issues in pro Fit. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.1.10 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.1 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.1.9 released (September 2, 2008)

Thanks to our users who report us errors in pro Fit we were again able to fix a number of bugs in pro Fit. Some fixes relate to data import, masking in data windows, and manual or automated data fitting with Levenberg-Marquart algorithm. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.1.9 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.1 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.1.8 released (March 23, 2008)

This release corrects a bug that would lead to data loss if a window was never saved before when quitting pro Fit, and it provides some further improvements. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.1.8 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.1 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.1.7 released (March 1, 2008)

With this release we correct a number of bugs reported. The stability of pro Fit has been increased in various places. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.1.7 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.1 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.1.6 released (January 7, 2008)

This release fixes a crash with Page Setup. See the release notes for more details. 6.1.6 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.1 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.1.5 released (January 2, 2008)

With this release we correct a number of bugs, some of them related to different Leopard (Mac OS X.5) behavior. The extensions handling to save and export files from pro Fit has been simplified to circumvent such a bug. The stability of pro Fit has been increased in various places. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.1.5 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.1 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.1.4 released (November 11, 2007)

With the release of Leopard (Mac OS X.5) we identified and corrected a few errors, like the vertical offsets of the preferences and graph settings dialog boxes, the file extensions in save dialogs, and subscript or superscript text shapes. A number of other bugs have been fixed as well. We recommend the download for all users. See the release notes for more details. 6.1.4 is a free upgrade for all users of pro Fit 6.1 and works with the same registration codes. Download it from our purchasing page.

pro Fit 6.1.3 released (August 5, 2007)

Various bug fixed have been applied to pro Fit 6.1. We recommend that all users of older 6.1 versions download the new release. Search our changes page for more details. The pro Fit 6.1.0 registration codes are valid for 6.1.3 as well.

pro Fit 6.1.2 released (June 11, 2007)

Some important bug fixed have been applied to pro Fit 6.1. We recommend that all users of older 6.1 versions download the new release. Search our changes page for more details. The pro Fit 6.1.0 registration codes are valid for 6.1.2 as well.

pro Fit 6.1.1 released (May 29, 2007)

Version 6.1.1 contains a number of bug fixes. Search our changes page for more details. The pro Fit 6.1.0 registration codes are valid for 6.1.1 as well.

pro Fit 6.1.0 released (May 14, 2007)

We are happy to announce the release of pro Fit 6.1, a universal binary running natively on Intel processors. It is immediately available for download. pro Fit 6.1 is a free upgrade for anyone who bought pro Fit since January 1, 2006, and is available for a reduced upgrade fee of USD 55 for all other users of pro Fit 6.0 from our purchasing page.

The new version provides a powerful new tool for multidimensional curve fitting, a revamped rendering engine for plots with native Core Graphics, PDF, and postscript support, many powerful additions to its scripting language, and more. pro Fit 6.1 is a "universal application" running natively on both Intel and PowerPC systems, with a built in compiler that also generates native Intel and PowerPC code.

A list of the new features of version 6.1 is provided on our features page.

pro Fit 6.1.0B8 released (April 19, 2007)

Beta release 8 (final candidate) of pro Fit 6.1 is now available to all registered users of version 6.0. This version is the last beta version before releasing 6.1. pro Fit 6.1 is a universal binary (i.e. runs natively on both the PowerPC as well as Intel CPUs) and brings a variety of new features. More details and links to download the software can be found on our beta page.

pro Fit 6.1.0B7 released (April 2, 2007)

Beta release 7 of pro Fit 6.1 is now available to all registered users of version 6.0. This version further increases stability, and it is feature complete. pro Fit 6.1 is a universal binary (i.e. runs natively on both the PowerPC as well as Intel CPUs) and brings a variety of new features. More details and links to download the software can be found on our beta page.

pro Fit 6.1.0B6 released (March 13, 2007)

Beta release 6 of pro Fit 6.1 is now available to all registered users of version 6.0. A number of bugs have been remediated. pro Fit 6.1 is a universal binary (i.e. runs natively on both the PowerPC as well as Intel CPUs) and brings a variety of new features. More details and links to download the software can be found on our beta page.

pro Fit 6.1.0B5 released (January 31, 2007)

Beta release 5 of pro Fit 6.1 is available to all registered users of version 6.0. This version further increases stability. Various bugs have been remediated. pro Fit 6.1 is a universal binary (i.e. runs natively on both the PowerPC as well as Intel CPUs) and brings a variety of new features. More details and links to download the software can be found on our beta page.

pro Fit 6.1.0B4 released (January 24, 2007)

Beta release 4 of pro Fit 6.1 is now available to all registered users of version 6.0. This version increases stability and removes some unnecessary debug messages. pro Fit 6.1 is a universal binary (i.e. runs natively on both the PowerPC as well as Intel CPUs) and brings a variety of new features. More details and links to download the software can be found on our beta page.

pro Fit 6.1.0B3 released (January 8, 2007)

The third beta release of pro Fit 6.1 is now available to all registered users of version 6.0. Features have been completed and all known bugs from beta 1 and 2 have been remediated. pro Fit 6.1 is a universal binary (i.e. runs natively on both the PowerPC as well as Intel CPUs) and brings a variety of new features. More details and links to download the software can be found on our beta page.

pro Fit 6.1.0B1 released (October 30, 2006)

The first beta release of the upcoming pro Fit 6.1 is now available to all registered users of version 6.0. pro Fit 6.1 is a universal binary (i.e. runs natively on both the PowerPC as well as Intel CPUs) and brings a variety of new features. More details and links to download the software can be found on our beta page.

pro Fit 6.0.6 released (May 9, 2006)

pro Fit 6.0.6 is now available for download. This new release addresses various minor issues and improves compatibility with the upcoming intel-savvy version 6.1. See our version history page for details.

The full version of pro Fit 6.0.6 can be downloaded from our purchasing page.

The demo version can be downloaded from our trial page.

Move of office, fax number changed (July 30, 2002)

The office of Quantum Soft has moved. As a consequence the number of our facsimile receiver has changed. The fax number is now ... (not active anymore).

New page with pro Fit related links (May 26, 1999)

We added a new page containing links to various web sites that are in some way or an other related to pro Fit.

They include pro Fit reviews, pages by pro Fit users who offer their enhancements of pro Fit, and other third parties which offer products that use pro Fit.

Please drop us a message at profit@quansoft.com if you know about some link that should be added to the list.
 

Data Import Modules (March 31, 1999)

We posted Data Import filters that can be used to import data from Kaleidagraph files, Igor Files, and JCAMP-DX files. These filters are external modules which can be permanently installed by adding them to the "pro Fit Modules" foder, or can be loaded at need by double-clicking them.
Each module installs a new menu item in the Prog Menu: "Import Kaleidagraph Data...", "Import Igor Data...", and "Import JCAMP-DX Data...". The "Import Igor Data" module is also known as Frankenstein (Igor's master).
All three modules are available on our downloads page as a single package called pro Fit Data Import 1.0
 

pro Fit 5.1.2 available (January 13, 1999)

pro Fit 5.1.2 is now available for download. It is a maintainence release that fixes some bugs still remaining in pro Fit 5.1.1 and improves compatibility with Mac OS 8.5.x. It is available for free to all registered pro Fit users, who can simply go to our purchasing page and download it free of charge (pro Fit 5.1.0 and 5.1.1 registration codes are compatible with pro Fit 5.1.2).

The pro Fit Trial Version has also been upgraded to version 5.1.2.
(The pro Fit Trial Version is a free evaluation copy of pro Fit. It is used by people who do not need the full power of the commercial version, and therefore do not want to pay for it.)

 

pro Fit mailing list (November 16, 1998)

The pro Fit mailing list is operational. Just send a message to listserv@listserv.quansoft.com containing the line "subscribe profit" (without quotes) to subscribe!
 

New pro Fit Module posted on the download page (November 12, 1998)

One of our users developed a module to solve systems of coupled first order differential equations: ODE Module 1.1. Go to our downloads page to download this module, or visit the authors web page to check for new versions.
 

New guide files (August 23, 1998)

We have posted version 5.1.1 of the pro Fit guide files. They have been updated to cover the new features of pro Fit 5.1.1. If you have downloaded pro Fit 5.1.1 (full or trial version) before August 23, 1998, you should get the new guide files. Starting from August 23, the new guide files are part of the pro Fit 5.1.1 package. To check if you have the current version of the guide files, go to your pro Fit folder, select the file "pro Fit Guide" and choose "Get Info..." from the File menu. Look at the version of the pro Fit Guide Info: it should read 5.1.1.

To download the 5.1.1 guide files (475 kB), click here. They replace the versions of "pro Fit Guide" and "pro Fit Programming Guide" in your pro Fit folder.
 

Your input wanted (August 16, 1998)

Our developers are presently working on a next version of pro Fit. If you have any suggestions for features to be added to it, please send an e-mail to profit@quansoft.com.
 

pro Fit 5.1.1 available (April 9, 1998)

pro Fit 5.1.1 is now available for download. It is a tune-up release that fixes some bugs found in pro Fit 5.1.0 and adds a few new features. It is available for free to all registered pro Fit users, who can simply go to our purchasing page and download it free of charge (pro Fit 5.1.0 registration codes are compatible with pro Fit 5.1.1).

See pro Fit release history for a list of the bug-fixes and new features in pro Fit 5.1.1.

Plot3D 2.1.0 (June 29, 1998)

We have released a new version of the Plot3D module for pro Fit: Plot3D 2.1.0. Surface plots as well as scatter plots with varying point sizes and colors are now supported.
Plot3D 2.1.0 can be used for the creation of 3D models of data and functions using Apple's QuickDraw3D technology. 3D models can be interactively edited and exported as a high-resolution PICT or saved in the QuickDraw3D meta file format (.3dmf) for farther use on web-pages or for data exchange. Go to our downloads page and get it!
 

JCANP-DX Reader 1.0a2 (Mai 1, 1998)

We have released a new module (plug-in) for pro Fit: JCANP-DX Reader. It can be used to import xy-data from JCANP-DX files. JCANP-DX is a standard for storing spectra and other data. JCANP-DX Reader is a pre-release and we are asking for your feedback. Go to our downloads page to download the module!
 

Modules "Bessel" and "Frankenstein" (April 4, 1998)

Bessel is an implementation of the various Bessel functions. Frankenstein is for importing binary data files from Igor pro. Go to our downloads page to download the modules!
 

pro Fit 5.1 trial version released (March 10, 1998)

The pro Fit 5.1 trial is a free, fully functional version.
It is well suited for smaller tasks, but it contains some limitations that are not present in the full version. Go to our trial version page to download it!
 

pro Fit 5.1.0 released (January 31, 1998)

The long awaited version of pro Fit 5.1.0 is finally available. proFit 5.1 comes with many enhancements over its predecessor pro Fit 5.0, such as complete automated macro recording and full support for complex numbers and strings in the built in PASCAL compiler, Mac OS 8 support, and much more. For more details see our version history.
You can download the application right now and pay for it on-line or conventionally.
As we have moved to purely electronic distribution of pro Fit, we have been able to lower prices considerably (a full single user licence is now e.g. USD 95 only). A full price list can be found on our purchasing page .  
 

pro Fit available from QuantumSoft directly (January 1, 1998)

As it has been announced previously, pro Fit will now be published by QuantumSoft, pro Fit's developers, directly. We believe that this allows us to provide much better and more direct support for users. Also, as we are moving to a purely electronic publishing scheme, we will be able to lower prices considerably.