Software Maintenance

Latest release: v2.9.2.109, December 12, 2017

Version 1.83 - July 29, 2013

This upgrade has includes a major redesign of the user interface.

NEW: Improved Right Side Menu
with Function Keys

The right menu buttons are now reorganized and grid-based - which allows them to resize quickly based on the configurable font sizes in System Options.  They include many more commands than before.  They include function keys for quick access to commands:

F1: Show Help
F2: Refresh Graphics
F3: Zoom All
F4: VPort: Select Mode
F5: VPort: Orbit Mode
F6: VPort: Pan Mode
F7: VPort: Zoom Window Mode
F8: Tube: End Point Labels
F9: Tube: Intersection Point Labels
F12: Delete selected objects

NEW: Collapsible Side Panels

The side panels on both the left and right side are collapsible.

NEW: SolidWorks Builder with New Features

Build cylindrical, rectangular tubes with or without intersection points.  Build MASTER, MEASURED, or even ALIGNED to SolidWorks.


NEW: Other Changes

  1. Bender communication event time tracking in Bender Setup.
  2. TubeCalc elongation converter popup
  3. Supravision output of end offsets
  4. Conrac style chart
  5. Reports show elongation-compensated arcs
  6. Bender Setup keeps the adjustments until changed by new measured data
  7. Copy the last VTube adjustment values into Bender Setup
  8. "Aligned Coordinates" grid is now in the Inspection menu in its own tab
  9. Comment fields are edited with a free-form editor that allows for empty rows
  10. Save-As button in toolbar
  11. Close button in the toolbar
  12. Graphics refresh is faster
  13. Many fixes

Password for Installation

The installation password for version 1.83 can be obtained from Dawne Baker at

See the knowledgebase page for details.

Download Section

Download the FULL INSTALL VTube-LASER version 1.83 setup file.
Download the FULL INSTALL VTube-LASER Programmer version 1.83 setup file.
Download the VTube-LASER Manual file for version 1.78 (zip).
Download the VTube-STEP Manual file version 1.78 (zip).