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ProcessMaker v. 3.0 released

The ProcessMaker team is proud to announce the stable release of ProcessMaker Community Edition v. 3.0. Since many versions were launched in the past months, a lot of bugs were fixed. As follows you will find a Summary of each release with its respective link to its release notes:

RC1 - Release Candidate 1
RC2 - Release Candidate 2
RC3 - Release Candidate 3


Supported operating systems

See Supported Stacks... read more

Posted by Julio Cesar Laura Avendaño 2015-05-12 Labels: ProcessMaker

ProcessMaker 2.0.43 is released

ProcessMaker Release Notes
v. 2.0.43 (Release date: August 14th, 2012)

ProcessMaker 2.0.43 is an stable release with 172 bugs fixed and tested by QA. This version fixes critical issues found in 2.0.42 for processes that use PNNewCase() in triggers.
With this version we reached a promising level of open bugs in queue (349) that proves that version 2.0 of Processmaker became stable and for that reason we recommend to upgrade to the latest version.
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Posted by JHL 2012-08-14

ProcessMaker 2.0.37 has been released

ProcessMaker Release Notes
v. 2.0.37 (Release date: February 7th, 2012)

ProcessMaker 2.0.37 is marked as Hot Fix release and presents a new Simplified User Inbox in its first version.

Fixed bugs
1. Fixed a bug in Sugar Triggers to return more than 50 records on any getSugar* function (8435)
2. Issues with Case Reassignment. (7084)
3. An issue on IE8 with some windows that appear transparent (8226)... read more

Posted by JHL 2012-02-09

ProcessMaker 2.0.36 has been released

The release notes for this version are as follows:

This release has several bugfixes specially related to Chrome. This means that
starting from this version, ProcessMaker is compatible with Chrome. Dynaforms
has been fixed to work correctly in Chrome. Formulas in grids that were not
working correctly have been fixed. There is a warning on trigger creation.
Parallel join routing has been fixed. Parallel by evaluation has been fixed.
There is an improved plugin creation wizard: the wizard will generate a sample
plugin with more options and using lists according to ProcessMaker 2.0. Under
Documents, the option “Not in folder” was removed and any Input/Output document
that has no Folder path configured will be saved at “root” level.

Posted by Fernando Ontiveros 2012-01-11

ProcessMaker 2.0.23 Release: Custom Subject i

It’s been almost 50 days since the last stable release. But I think waiting for this one was worth it. One of the much awaited features is related to the ability to customize the Subject field in email notifications (check this post [] in the forum).

Well, good news (drum roll please): it’s finally available!

This release can be downloaded, as usual, in ProcessMaker’s SourceForge repository.... read more

Posted by JHL 2011-05-11

ProcessMaker 2.0 is here!

Afer many months of development and testing, ProcessMaker version 2.0 is finally here. The following exciting new features have been added:

* PHP 5.3 support. It is now possible to deploy ProcessMaker in PHP 5.3 environments.
* User inbox has been redesigned, and full skin control is now possible for OEM deployments. We will post more articles on this feature to explain how to customize the user interface experience.
* Extensible Plugin Architecture. The installation of new plugins will be as simple as point and click. Among the newly available ones, the Batch Routing Plugin is worth mentioning.
* BPMN 2.0 and XPDL 2.2 features are probably the most challenging features included in any prior release so far. It is now possible to import and export process designs using XPDL 2.2 descriptors, and for this, the Process Map was completeley redesigned. Even if the new Process Editor is still in Beta stage, it shows the path leading to achieve future conformance with BPMN 2.0 standard.
* Architecture and Scalability  Improvements. The underlying database structure has been optimized for deployments with extra-large case loads.
* DMS. ProcessMaker now includes a fully functional DMS for document storage and management.... [read more](/p/processmaker/news/2011/03/processmaker-20-is-here/)
Posted by JHL 2011-03-23

Additional Javascript functions and Bug Fixes in 1.2-2467

Version 1.2-2467 is now available for download from SourceForge.

This version includes numerous bug fixes related to web entry and search options (see details below).

Additionally, it includes Javascript functions – OnAddRow allows you to execute a Javascript code when adding new rows to a grid.

Lastly, process designers are now able to define whether entire Dynaforms are in edit or view mode. Before you could only define edit or view modes for each specific field.... read more

Posted by Amy Wyron 2009-07-22

PM Tables and Document options in ProcessMaker 1.2-2425

ProcessMaker’s latest release is now available for download from SourceForge. Version 1.2-2425 includes some neat new features, as well as several bug fixes.

The new PM Tables feature allows admins to create, edit, and manage new database tables directly from ProcessMaker. These database tables automatically appear in the wf database for the related workspace, and make it easy to manipulate database tables.... read more

Posted by Amy Wyron 2009-07-02

ProcessMaker now displays CJK characters

The latest ProcessMaker version, 1.2-2372, includes the display of CJK (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) characters, as well as numerous bug fixes. Download the release here:

Posted by Amy Wyron 2009-05-28

Bug fixes and permission tweaks in ProcessMaker v.1.2-2329

The latest ProcessMaker version, 1.2-2329, is now available for download from Sourceforge:

This latest version includes a number of bug fixes related to the Javascript editor, user management, and Active Directory connections, among others. The release also includes a minor tweak to process permissions - you can now select “all” in the Status Case option. Additionally, Dynaforms now have a new option for the next step button; you can choose whether to automatically save the information when you click next step, or prompt a user to approve the save.... read more

Posted by Amy Wyron 2009-05-14

LDAP improvements in ProcessMaker 1.2-2284

Thanks to our community and forum members for making suggestions on how to improve ProcessMaker’s LDAP integration. Your comments were taken into account for this most recent release Version 1.2-2284.

This newest version release includes improvements to authentication source options, a number of bug fixes, as well as the following minor new features. You can download the newest release, and its patches, from Sourceforge:... read more

Posted by Amy Wyron 2009-03-31

LDAP: ProcessMaker now offers easy user authentication

LDAP users, the wait is over! LDAP and Active Directory are now part of the ProcessMaker Open Source Business Process Management suite. We’ve received a ton of requests for LDAP, and we’re so glad to finally offer this neat feature to the ProcessMaker Community in our latest version v.1.2-2261.

The addition of LDAP to ProcessMaker marks a significant new release, and an important milestone on the ProcessMaker roadmap (we’ve moved from version 1.1 to 1.2). ... read more

Posted by Amy Wyron 2009-03-18

ProcessMaker BPM adds Database Connectivity in 1.1 -2153

Database Connectivity, Advanced Process Permissions, and more in 1.1-2153
Filed under open source

The latest version of ProcessMaker 1.1-2153 is now available for download. You can download this complete package for your operating system, or a patch, from Sourceforge:

Besides some important bug fixes, we’re excited to offer some neat new features with this version related to permissions, sub-processes, and database connectivity. We hope these features will help make ProcessMaker even more user-friendly and address some community requests.... read more

Posted by Amy Wyron 2009-01-27

ProcessMaker offers Case Reassignment feature in v.1.1-2063

The ProcessMaker team is happy to offer the newest version of ProcessMaker 1.1-2063, now available in Sourceforge. Download the source code or the patch for your system here:

This release has a very nice (and hotly awaited) new feature: Case Reassignment. There are now two ways to reassign a case. On the User level, you can reassign ALL of a user’s cases to another user. On the Case level, you can reassign a particular case from one user to another. In order to take advantage of this feature, be sure to set up special permissions.... read more

Posted by Amy Wyron 2008-11-25

ProcessMaker: offers BPM Virtual Appliance through

ProcessMaker is commercial open source Business Process Management (BPM) and Workflow Management software designed for small to medium-sized organizations. For product information and support, please visit

Colosa, the producer of commercial open source workflow management software suite ProcessMaker (, has partnered with rPath to deliver a BPM software appliance to streamline deployment and make it easy for SMEs to install and maintain. The Virtual Appliance is now available for download from Sourceforge: read more

Posted by Amy Wyron 2008-11-19

ProcessMaker launches Library to enhance workflow management

Colosa, a leading developer of open source business process management (BPM) software that enables small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to simplify workflow through the automation of paper-based processes, has created and launched a new library of business process templates called ProcessMaker Library.

The new templates complement Colosa’s open source business process management software, ProcessMaker, which is available free for download at read more

Posted by Amy Wyron 2008-11-11

ProcessMaker community watch makes for top-quality BPM

The old saying goes "no news is good news", but in an open source project, "no bugs is BAD news." Why? Because all software has bugs, and if they're not surfacing, it means we're just not looking hard enough.

More eyeballs means higher quality code, and the newest ProcessMaker release is a reflection of that.

ProcessMaker BPM is web-based, and optimized for Mozilla Firefox, but this week we had an IE user find a serious bug regarding the creation of tasks and sub-processes. We've fixed the bug for the newest version 1.1-1999, released today: read more

Posted by Amy Wyron 2008-10-27

Direct Library Access and Grid options in ProcessMaker 1984

ProcessMaker business process management software ( has just released Version 1.1-1984. The newest version is available for download from SourceForge here:

This version has some neat new features including direct access to the Process Library Beta. If you haven’t seen the Library yet, you should check it out. It’s a great source for workflow templates that you can upload to your ProcessMaker environment free of cost. Implement a process template in your organization, or upload templates to get a feel for ProcessMaker features. You can also upload templates to the ProcessMaker Hosted site.... read more

Posted by Amy Wyron 2008-10-15

ProcessMaker: 1.1-1947 with Sub-processes and templates

ProcessMaker is commercial open source Business Process Management (BPM) and Workflow Management software designed for small to medium-sized organizations. For product information and support, please visit

ProcessMaker's newest version 1.1-1947, now available for download, allows a user to define Sub-Processes, adding more flexibility to Process design. Users can incorporate any process in a larger process as a Sub-Process. You can also indicate if your Sub-Process will be Asynchronous or Synchronous. Synchronous means that the main process can only continue when a case has gone through the entire sub-process. This condition is not necessary for Asynchronous processes.... read more

Posted by Amy Wyron 2008-09-30

Version 1.1-1858 now available for download

Our newest version is now available for download from Sourceforge:

This version includes a cool (and highly anticipated) new web entry feature that allows an anonymous / external user to start a case by connecting to ProcessMaker Web Services. Many ProcessMaker users were asking for this useful feature, which allows someone who doesn't have a registered user account in ProcessMaker to initiate a new case. We've also fixed various bugs for this release.... read more

Posted by Amy Wyron 2008-09-03

ProcessMaker and KnowledgeTree deliver open source mashup

ProcessMaker and KnowledgeTree have announced a 'mashup' of their web-based applications to help small to mid-sized businesses handle, manage and retrieve vital company documents such as contracts, approval letters, or applications

The combination of the ProcessMaker business process management (BPM) software, which simplifies workflow through the automation of paper-based processes, with KnowledgeTree's powerful open source document management software has delivered a tool that will allow businesses to bring together workflow and document management capabilities to design and manage business processes, and to seamlessly file, store and retrieve mission-critical documents.... read more

Posted by Patricia Cabero 2008-03-28

BitRock's custom Windows installer for ProcessMaker

ProcessMaker has incorporated a Windows installer to ensure simple implementation for users of the Microsoft operating system. The installer has been provided through a partnership with BitRock, a recognized leader of custom open source stacks. BitRock provides tools and services to numerous open source and proprietary independent software vendors to enable them to integrate, package, install and update their software.... read more

Posted by Patricia Cabero 2008-03-28