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OpenEMM e-mail & marketing automation / News: Recent posts

Final Version of OpenEMM 2013 available

The final release of the all new OpenEMM 2013 is now available at SourceForge.

OpenEMM 2013 is our biggest release ever! It offers a ton of new and valuable features like a new extension architecture for plugins, default actions for mail openings and link clicks, a context-sensitive online help, user defined columns for the recipient list, a new webservice API with 42 method calls, a multi-mailqueue backend to boost mail output and much more enhancements and improvements.... read more

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2013-01-29

Final version of OpenEMM 2011 available

The final release of the all-new OpenEMM 2011 is now available at SourceForge.

OpenEMM 2011 comes with a fresh and state-of-the-art user interface to improve usability and a long list of new features like various improvements for the CMS module and to the import wizard, dynamic templates, a tag validator, a link checker or the user activity log. For the full list of features and bug fixes please have a look at the ChangeLog file.... read more

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2011-07-15

OpenEMM 6.2 now available

OpenEMM 6.2 lets you throttle the speed of mailing delivery, offers an unlimited size for attachments, allows the global setting of follow-up actions for link clicks and provides some performance improvements (CMS and database). And all known bugs are fixed in this release. For the full list of features and bug fixes please have a look at the ChangeLog file.

Furthermore, we enhanced the Install Guide with info on how to install OpenEMM on Ubuntu and with a separate section for database tuning. You can find the latest OpenEMM Install Guide in folder "OpenEMM documentation", subfolder "Documentation (latest versions)".

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2010-12-15

Final release of OpenEMM 6.1

The final release of OpenEMM 6.1 is available now.

OpenEMM 6.1 comes with a slight GUI rebrush, an update of the import wizard, improved handling of deleted target groups and various bug fixes. For the full list of features and bug fixes please have a look at the ChangeLog file.

You can upgrade from OpenEMM 5.4.x, 5.5.x or 6.0.x using the online update feature. In any case, please read file UPDATE.txt in directory /home/openemm afterwards to finish the updates process successfully - even if no warning or error message has been reported.... read more

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2010-06-14

Release of OpenEMM 6.0.1 available

We just released the final version of OpenEMM. Please see file CHANGELOG.txt for new features and bug fixes.

http://sourceforge.net/projects/openemm/files/OpenEMM%20software/OpenEMM%206.0.1

For those of you who already use OpenEMM: online update to 6.0.1 has been enabled.

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2009-12-24

Release of OpenEMM 6.0 available

We just released the final version of OpenEMM. Please see file CHANGELOG.txt for new features and bug fixes.

http://sourceforge.net/projects/openemm/files/OpenEMM%20software/OpenEMM%206.0

For those of you who already use OpenEMM: online update to 6.0 has been enabled. Please follow the displayed instructions because you may have to do one or two things manually to finish the upgrade successfully.

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2009-11-18

Release Candidate 2 of OpenEMM 6.0 available

We just published release candidate 2 of OpenEMM 6.0 in the download section of SourceForge. Please see file CHANGELOG.txt for details.

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2009-11-05

Release Candidate 1 of OpenEMM 6.0 available

We just published release candidate 1 of OpenEMM 6.0 in the download section of SourceForge.

OpenEMM 6.0 has some exciting new features like a content management module using templates, content module types, content modules and a separate content repository, a new import wizard with import profile management, click statistics embedded in the corresponding HTML mails, several user interface improvements, Chinese language support, etc. For the full list of features and bug fixes please have a look at the ChangeLog file.... read more

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2009-10-29

SugarCRM connector available (release candidate)

The users of SugarCRM can extend the functionality of their CRM software with professional email marketing. Especially for this purpose, an open source connector is now available for the connection to the email marketing software OpenEMM.

The open source connector synchronizes the CRM software SugarCRM with the email marketing software OpenEMM, so that the user can now combine both open source programs in a single joint platform, that provides all necessary data instantly and automatically to both programs.... read more

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2008-09-16

OpenEMM: 5.5.1 available for download now

OpenEMM is a feature-rich enterprise software for professional newsletter and e-mail marketing. It offers sophisticated bounce management, link tracking, statistics and a scripting feature to set up transaction mailings (data, event and time triggered).

We just released version 5.5.1 of OpenEMM. OpenEMM fixes all known bugs and offers a feature to automatically remove old bounce information from the OpenEMM database to keep the database small (see install guide 5.5.1 for details). Furthermore, the fields "gender" and "mailtype" are no longer mandatory for imports.... read more

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2008-09-08

OpenEMM 5.5.0 available for download now

Finally, we released version 5.5.0 of OpenEMM. OpenEMM offers some helpful new features like statistic charts showing mail openings over time (week/day) and the possibility to delete recipients from the database. The format and size of lists for mailings, templates and recipients can be changed now - thanks to some AJAX wizardy.

Furthermore, OpenEMM comes with a lowered memory footprint and the Linux version does not need Sendmail any longer. And if you decide to keep Sendmail it can be shared with other applications now. Last not least, we introduced a new webservice method named "updateSubscriber".... read more

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2008-06-26

OpenEMM 5.4.0 available for download now

We are happy to let you know that we just released the final version of OpenEMM 5.4.0. OpenEMM 5.4.0 has some exciting new features like a helpful install script for Linux, an online update feature for one-click-updates (Linux only), scripting capability for complex actions, full UTF-8 support, subscription via e-mail, and so on. Please see the ChangeLog for details.

Users of RC1 or RC2 can use the online update feature of OpenEMM 5.4.0 to update with a single click to the final version. The release of the VMX version of OpenEMM 5.4.0 is scheduled for the end of March.

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2008-03-12

OpenEMM 5.4 RC2 available for download

We just released the second release candidate RC2 of OpenEMM 5.4. OpenEMM 5.4 has some exciting new features like a helpful install script for Linux, an online update feature for one-click-updates (Linux only), scripting capability for complex actions, full UTF-8 support, subscription via e-mail, and so on. Please see the ChangeLog for
details.

RC2 is ready for testing and for your feedback (please use corresponding entry in forum "Bugs, bug fixes & releases"). While we consider RC2 to be stable, please be aware that it is (probably) not the final version. If all goes well, the online update feature of OpenEMM 5.4 will help you to update with a single click to the final version when it becomes available. However, an online update from RC1 to RC2 will not work!... read more

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2008-02-27

OpenEMM 5.4 RC1 available for download

We just released the first release candidate RC1 of OpenEMM 5.4. OpenEMM 5.4 has some exciting new features like a helpful install script for Linux, an online update feature for one-click-updates (Linux only), scripting capability for complex actions, full UTF-8 support, subscription via e-mail, and so on. Please see the ChangeLog for details.

RC1 is ready for testing and for your feedback (please use corresponding entry in forum "Bugs, bug fixes & releases"). While we consider RC1 to be stable please remember that it is only a first release candidate and - as we had to learn from experience - probably not the last! However, if all goes well, the online update feature of OpenEMM 5.4 will help you to update with a single click to the finalversion when it becomes available.... read more

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2008-02-12

OpenEMM 5.3.2 available for download

We just released OpenEMM 5.3.2 which is a pure bug fix version and fixes all known bugs and flaws of OpenEMM 5.3.1. Please see the ChangeLog for details.

The VMX version of OpenEMM 5.3.2 for VM player will be released next week.

Because of a lot of changes for OpenEMM 5.4 we will continue to maintain the 5.3 line for some time as our latest stable branch. The planned release date of OpenEMM 5.4 RC1 (release candidate 1) is January 2008 and the planned release date of OpenEMM 5.4 GA (general availability) is February 2008.

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2007-12-13

OpenEMM 5.3.1 available for download

We just released OpenEMM 5.3.1 which introduces some minor new features, an experimental version of OpenEMM webservices (methods and signatures are final, but not heavily tested) and fixes all bugs and flaws found by the development team or reported by users via our SourceForge bugtracker. Please see the ChangeLog for details.

The Windows version is scheduled to be released this Friday and the VMware release will follow next week.

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2007-10-23

OpenEMM 5.3 available for download

We just released OpenEMM 5.3 which introduces various minor new features (like improvements to the import wizard, simplified creation of target groups and improved protection against cross-site scripting) and fixes all bugs and flaws found by the development team or reported by users via our SourceForge bugtracker. Please see the ChangeLog for details. (We skipped version 5.2 to synchronize with the release number of our commercial product.)... read more

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2007-09-11

OpenEMM 5.1.1 available for download

We just released OpenEMM 5.1.1, a maintenance version which introduces three minor new features and fixes all bugs and flaws found by the development team or reported by users via our SourceForge bugtracker. Please see the ChangeLog for details.

The VMware release and the Windows version are scheduled to be released this Friday.

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2007-08-14

Final release of OpenEMM 5.1 for Windows available

The final release of OpenEMM 5.1 for Windows (native Windows version) is available now.

The Windows version offers the same features and has the same look & feel as our "normal" OpenEMM version for Linux. Installation is very easy: see
http://www.openemm.org/fileadmin/docs/Install_Win_OpenEMM-5.1.0.txt

From now on new Linux and Windows versions of OpenEMM will be released at the same time (as long as there is demand for a Windows version, of course).

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2007-07-09

Native Windows version of OpenEMM 5.1 available

We just put the first release candidate of OpenEMM 5.1 for Windows (native Windows version) online.

The Windows version offers the same features and has the same look & feel as our "normal" OpenEMM version for Linux. Installation is very easy: see
http://www.openemm.org/fileadmin/docs/Install_Win_OpenEMM-5.1.0.txt

If you find bugs or glitches in our release candidate, please help us and post them here:
http://www.openemm.org/forums/ftopic411.html
Thank you!

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2007-06-22

OpenEMM 5.1 available for download now

We just released OpenEMM 5.1, the brand new version which contains some exciting new features!

Compared to the predecessor version, OpenEMM 5.1 offers important adjuncts for professional email marketing - advanced email marketers will welcome its Fullview feature, for example. Fullview displays the newsletter in the web browser, including all personalization and individualization features, if the recipient's email program does not show pictures.... read more

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2007-06-06

OpenEMM 5.0.3 now available for download

We just released OpenEMM 5.0.3, a maintenance version which contains some more refactoring work and fixes a lot of minor bugs and flaws found by the development team or reported by users via our SourceForge bugtracker during the last months (see ChangeLog for details).

The VMware release (especially for Windows users) is scheduled to be released by the end of this week. And there is much more to come ...

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2007-05-02

OpenEMM now available for Windows users

OpenEMM is now available for Windows users thanks to a special VMware version. This version requires the VMware Player (which is available as a free download at http://www.vmware.com\) for the operating systems Linux and Windows. Only minimal adjustments are required for both operating systems in order to run the VMware version of OpenEMM and the software no longer needs to be installed from scratch.... read more

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2006-09-20

OpenEMM 5.0.2 available for download now

We just released OpenEMM 5.0.2, a maintenance version which contains some more refactoring work and fixes a lot of minor bugs and flaws found by the development team or reported by users during the last 3 weeks (see ChangeLog for details).

Please be aware that no every unwanted behaviour of OpenEMM is a bug and consult the FAQ database and the support forums first in case you are stuck and need help. Thank you!

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2006-09-19

OpenEMM 5.0.1 available for download now

We just released OpenEMM 5.0.1, a maintenance version which contains some significant refactoring work (compare file size with 5.0!) and fixes several bugs found by the development team or reported by users during the last 3 weeks (see CHANGELOG.txt for details).

We strongly recommend that you uninstall version 5.0 (7 simple steps, see INSTALL.pdf and install the latest release 5.0.1.

Posted by Martin Aschoff 2006-08-25