Timeline | Concept2


September 6, 2023

Version 7.14 released for Windows and Mac. This version includes:

  • Improvements for logbook repair functionality
  • Fix for authentication issue with Online Logbook

July 3, 2023

Version 7.13 released for Windows and Mac. This version includes:

  • Improvements for syncing for users with lots of workouts
  • Fix for translations in MacOS

June 14, 2023

Version 7.12 released for Windows and Mac. This version includes:

  • Add ability to update latest monitor hardware
  • Fix for firmware update issue with v3 hardware
  • Fix for occasional issues with incorrectly parsing version/build numbers
  • Fix for feedback form emails

September 23, 2022

Version 7.10.19 released for Windows and 7.10.15 for Mac. These versions:

  • Added pop-up warning and link to download dependencies if missing from a Windows computer.
  • Fixed a crash issue when USB stick is inserted before running the Utility on MacOS.

May 9, 2021

Version 7.10.11 released for Windows and Mac. This version:

  • Supports latest versions of monitors
  • Compatible with MacOS Big Sur
  • Fix for diagnostic logs

September 22, 2020

Version 7.10.01 released for Windows and Mac. This version:

  • Supports all monitors released after September 2020
  • Adds support for MacOS Big Sur
  • Adds ability to choose from multiple beta/optional updates when available
  • Adds additional diagnostic abilities

December 03, 2019

Version 7.09.07 released for Mac. This version:

  • Adds support for Macs running Catalina that want to connect directly to a monitor via USB cable.

May 15, 2019

Version 7.09.0 released for Windows and Mac. This version:

  • Adds Ergathlon support/
  • Improves the way we collect feedback information.
  • Fixes various bugs.
  • Adds Catalina support.

December 21, 2017

Version 7.08.04 released for Windows and Mac. This version:

  • Fixes an issue with diagnostic logging.

November 3, 2017

Version 7.08.03 released for Windows and Mac. This version:

  • Fixes an issue where Omnikey Card Readers were not always being detected.

September 14, 2017

Version 7.08.01 released for Windows and Mac. This version:

  • Fixes issue where firmware doesn’t get updated on USB stick.

September 9, 2017

Version 7.08.0 released for Windows and Mac. This version:

  • Adds support for the Concept2 BikeErg.
  • Utilizes a new method for checking firmware.
  • Includes rest distance when uploading variable interval workouts to the Logbook.
  • Sends over timezone when uploading workouts to the Logbook.

February 10, 2017

Version 7.06.15 released for Windows and Mac. This version:

  • Adds optimization for situations where the Concept2 Utility repairs the PM5 memory.
  • Fixes the issue that occasionally occurred when repairing USB drives.
  • Adds better Logbook support when there are multiple users on a LogCard.

January 25, 2017

Version 7.06.14 released for Windows and Mac. This version fixes the issue where the Concept2 Utility could not read or fix corrupt data on some USB Flash Drives.

January 10, 2017

Version 7.06.11 released for Windows and Mac. This version fixes the issue where Beta Firmware was being put on USB flash drives without the user's knowledge.

October 24, 2016

Version 7.05.03 released for Windows and Mac. This version:

  • Features performance improvements
  • Adds Manage Stored Results functions "Repair Data," "Make a Backup," "Delete Results" and "Restore Data From Backup"
  • Adds Monitor Maintenance functions "Perform Factory Reset," "Fully Reload Firmware" and "Diagnose Monitor Problems"
  • No longer requires a local email account for Feedback and Diagnostic forms

August 31, 2016

Version 7.04.05 released for Windows and Mac. This version:

  • Features performance improvements
  • Has fewer sync issues with interval results
  • Allows users to downgrade their PM firmware
  • Contains user interface enhancements

July 18, 2016

Version 7.02.17 released for Windows and Mac. This version:

  • Features a totally new, touchscreen-friendly user interface
  • Supports PM5 Firmware Version 22/722 and calorie based workouts*
  • Sends split data and summary information to the Online Logbook

*Note: Concept2 Utility 6.992 and earlier DO NOT support calorie based workouts and will delete them from your monitor or USB flash drive.

April 15, 2016

Version 6.992 released for Windows and Mac. This version:

  • Fixes the bug with Drag and Drop on OSX Yosemite.
  • Fixes the issue where the Utility had to repair the PM twice in a row.
  • Contains other fixes relating to backing up and repairing PM5 memory.

January 5, 2016

Version 6.991 release for Mac only. This version fixes the issue where PM3 firmware updates were not functioning properly.

November 16, 2015

Version 6.99 released for Mac only. This version provides compatibility with OS X El Capitan (version 10.11).

April 30, 2015

Version 6.97 released. This version:

  • Fixes incorrect workout times caused by prior versions of the Concept2 Utility.
  • Fixes the issue where incorrect times for fixed time interval results were uploaded to the Online Logbook.
  • Fixes the issue on LogCards where skiing results were incorrectly labeled as rowing results.

April 22, 2015

Version 6.96 released. This version corrected the issue in 6.95 where the Concept2 Utility erased some workout results from USB flash drives when a user clicked Yes after being prompted that repairs were needed.

April 21, 2015

Version 6.94 re-released.

April 20, 2015

Version 6.95 released. This release was subsequently pulled due to an issue.

April 7, 2015

Version 6.94 released. This release fixes an issue where the Utility inadvertently created Concept2 folders on portable (removable) disks when the Update Firmware button was pressed and a USB flash drive initialized for use with a PM5 was not present in the computer.

April 6, 2015

Version 6.93 released. This release contained:

  • Improved user notification and information when new firmware is added to a USB flash drive.
  • The detection and repair of data issues in PM5 internal memory and on the USB flash drive.

December 23, 2014

Version 6.83 released. This release was for Windows only. It fixed issues customers had when upgrading from an older version of the Utility.

December 17, 2014

Version 6.82 released. This release contained:

  • A fix for missing French on Mac OSX
  • Spanish updates
  • A fix for the issue with continuous accessing of floppy disks on Windows
  • Wording changes and miscellaneous updates
  • A fix for timeout issues so that progress indicators more closely match real progress
  • Fixes for Athena card reader issues on Mac OSX

November 24, 2014

Version 6.80 released. SkiErg pieces should now be uploaded to the Logbook with the correct type. This bug fix may require a monitor firmware update.

October 2, 2014

Version 6.77 released. This version provides compatibility with the PM5 and USB flash drive.

March 10, 2014

Version 6.55 released. This fixed a bug where workouts would sometimes not upload when regional and language settings were different from US/English.

November 14, 2013

Version 6.54 released. The only change in this release was a proper signing certificate for Mac users.

October 15, 2012

Version 6.53 released. This release included:

  • A fix to the issue where Mac users could not install the Concept2 Utility on Mountain Lion.
  • A fix to the issue where performing a firmware update when using a Mac in a language other than English made the monitor appear inoperable.

May 4, 2012

Version 6.50 released. This release included:

  • Support for additional languages (Chinese, Slovak, French, German, Spanish).
  • Improved fixes for LogCard problems.
  • A change to firmware downloads; they now use HTTP instead of FTP.
  • Support for different language firmware.

April 28, 2011

Version 6.41 released. This release contains fixes for firmware update issues.

March 31, 2011

Version 6.40 released. This release included:

  • Driver updates.
  • Diagnostic changes.
  • Bug fixes.
  • Support for workouts done on the Dynamic Indoor Rower.
  • Spanish and Slovak translations.

May 1, 2009

Version 6.30 released. This release included:

  • A name change from LogCard Utility to Concept2 Utility.
  • A new “Update Firmware Now” icon, that allows you to update firmware for the PM attached to the computer in one step.
  • Translation updates.
  • Updates to graphics, logos, and colors.
  • The display of a user’s Ranking ID and username upon validation to the Concept2 Online Logbook server.
  • The elimination of 161 errors.
  • Various interface and wording cleanup and enhancements.

September 17, 2008

Version 6.22 released. This release:

  • Fixed user interface issues for Vista users.
  • Fixed a bug in monthly total re-calculations that occurred during LogCard repair.
  • Resolved the issue where the Concept2 Utility would not upload valid workouts that occurred on the same day and had the same number of meters/time rowed, but were rowed at different times of the day. (It previously flagged these workouts as duplicates.)

June 20, 2008

Version 6.21 released. This release fixed the known issue present in versions 6.12–6.20 where certain workouts would be reassigned a new date in the recent past. This would happen when the workout was in the future compared to the clock on the computer running the Concept2 Utility.

April 30, 2008

Version 6.20 released. This release included:

  • The option to send diagnostic information to Concept2 when certain types of corrupt LogCards are repaired.
  • The ability to repair more types of LogCard problems.
  • Improved PM3/PM4 firmware update usability.

February 1, 2008

Version 6.10 released. This release:

  • Provided compatibility with Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard).
  • Streamlined the PM3/PM4 firmware downloads and updates.
  • Provided the ability for the Concept2 Utility to automatically display in English, French, or German depending on your computer settings.

July 18, 2007

Version 6.00 released. This release included the Upload to Online Logbook functionality, as well as support for international date formats.

April 3, 2007

Version 5.01 released. This release fixed the issue where variable interval workouts saved as a Favorite Workout were getting corrupted.

April 1, 2007

Version 5.00 released. This release allowed for Window Vista compatibility and also contained minor bug fixes.