Indigo - Version 3 RC2 (Release Candidate)
Indigo Version 3 represents a significant advancement to the product and offers many new features. Indigo Version 3 is now released as RC2 (Release Candidate). Users are welcome to download Version 3 RC2 and take it for a test drive.
With the introduction of Indigo version 3, the product will be offered in a Standard version and Professional version. The standard version will contain all of the existing features contained in Indigo version 2, numerous enhancement, and a few new features. The professional version is offered to introduce native modem dial-up capabilties and file transfer support. A full feature comparison between versions is available here.
(Existing Indigo version 2 customers are elligible for a free upgrade to the standard version.)
The licensing and activation implementaion in Indigo has been improved to make it easier for customers to register the software license as well as making it easier to transfer licenses to another computer in the event of a hardware failure or system upgrade.
The logging implementation has been improved and several new features have been added such as timestamps and raw data stream logging.
The underlying serial communication library that Indigo uses to interface with the serial hardware has been replaced to a much more robust and reliable implementation. This new serial communication infrastructure addresses some of the existing known issues with certain USB serial adapers and well as adds support for virtual serial ports , improves support for bluetooth serial ports, and adds higher supported baud rate capabilities for serial hardware that support hi-speed data transfer rates.
Indigo now has native support for com ports above port #16
Serial Baud Rates
Indigo now supports the following maximum serial baud rates
(serial port hardware must support the baud rate):
- Up to 115,200 (Standard Version)
- Up to 921,600 (Professional Version)
Serial Port Interfaces
Indigo now has support for the following types of serial port interfaces:
- Virtual Serial Ports
- Terminal Server Serial Ports (RDP)
- Bluetooth Serial Ports
- USB Serial Ports
- PCMCIA Serial Ports
Serial Signaling/Wiring Standards
Indigo now has support for the following types of hardware serial standards:
- RS-422 (Professional Version)
- RS-485 (Professional Version)
File Transfer Protocols
Indigo now supports file transfer capability for serial connections. The following file transfer protocols are supported:
- X-MODEM (Professional Version)
- X-MODEM-1K (Professional Version)
- X-MODEM-CRC (Professional Version)
- Y-MODEM (Professional Version)
- Y-MODEM-BATCH (Professional Version)
- Y-MODEM-G (Professional Version)
- Z-MODEM (Professional Version)
- KERMIT (Professional Version)
Modem Dial-Up Sessions (Professional Version)
Indigo now supports native modem dial-up connections. Indigo supports both TAPI-compliant modems and Hayes-compatible modem hardware. Dial-up settings can be configured in an Indigo session and Indigo will use the modem to establish the session connection.
Auto Start Sessions
Indigo now supports the option to automatically load selected session instances when Indigo is started. Right-Click the session instance in the session manager and then select the option to Auto-Load.
Broadcast Commands To Multiple Sessions
Indigo now supports the ability to broadcast all data transmitted to a terminal session to all open terminal sessions. This is handy if when needing to perform bulk command operations on more than one terminal connection.
User Configurable Menu Fonts
Indigo now allows users to change the default font style and size used to display all the application menus and right-click context menus in the software.
Download Indigo V3 RC2
The following download is for the RC2 version 3 of Indigo Terminal Emulator. Installing Indigo V3 RC2 will remove any existing version of Indigo fom your computer before installing the RC2 version.
Indigo Terminal Emulator Installation (Version 3 - RC2)
Version 3.0.149 | Released 2012-05-07
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Beta Licensing & Registration
Indigo version 3 RC2 requires a new license key to run. License codes from prior versions of Indigo will not work in version 3. Please contact shadeBlue to sign up for BETA testing and to obtain a temporary BETA license key.