Overview: 12d Synergy 4.3 Part 1

by | Feb 18, 2020 | Blog, What's New

12d Synergy 4.3 introduces a range of exciting new features designed to increase the efficiency and mobility of your data management. This article is the first of our seven-part series exploring these features: what they do, their benefits and how to use them. In this post you’ll get an complete overview of 12d Synergy 4.3, with a preview into each new feature.

Welcome to 12d Synergy 4.3!

We’re extremely excited to have launched our second and final Patch Release for Version 4. Think of it as The Return of the Jedi  or The Last Crusade of Patch Releases – it’s the sought-after sequel that completes the series.

12d Synergy 4.3 is all about refining your mobility: making it even easier to work offline while automating tedious manual tasks.

12d Synergy 4.3 was announced during our 2019 Australian Roadshow – Taking Your Business Mobile. We had a blast interacting with users across the country, showcasing how 12d Synergy can enable mobility for your business.

12d Synergy Patch Releases

12d Synergy 4.3 What are Patch Releases you say? They’re user-driven requests and quality of life updates, released during  major versions. They mean more features, released in less time and with even easier deployment, so you can take advantage of 4.3 right away!  Download 12d Synergy 4.3 here.

Version 4.3 is also backwards and forwards compatible with other versions of 12d Synergy. For instance, 12d Synergy 4.2 clients can communicate with the 4.3 server and vice versa.

Offline Data Management

12d Synergy 4.3 - Online Data Management

Our new Offline Data Mode simplifies working with your data offline. It allows you to instantly identify and browse all your offlined data, both in 12d Synergy and File Explorer. Neat!

For more info click here…


12d Model Features – Going Mobile

Pending Files

Ever forgot to upload your 12d Model outputs and then lost them? Pending Files intuitively tracks 12d Model output files and automates their upload into 12d Synergy.


 Disconnected Shares

12d Synergy 4.3 - Disconnected Shares

You can now download all shared 12d Model data – such as models or TINs – on demand before you leave the office. Ensuring all the data is available to you if you lose internet connection.

Click here for more info on these features…


CAD Features – Automation and Efficiency

CAD to PDF Publisher 

12d Synergy 4.3 - CAD to PDF Publisher

Love publishing from CAD? It’s a time-consuming and error-prone, so we’ve automated it. You can now publish without opening any DWGs, making it substantially faster, easier and safer.

For more info click here…


Layout Tracking

12d Synergy 4.3 - Layout Tracking

12d Synergy now automatically detects and synchronises attribute changes (new, removed and updated layouts) at check-in. Giving you better control and flexibility in how you work and manage your layouts.

For more info click here…




Make Latest Version

Ever needed to instantly rollback to a documents’ previous version?

With 12d Synergy’s rock-solid file change history, you can rollback to any version of the file. 4.3 makes this even easier, enabling you to perform a rollback in a single click.

For more info click here…


Folder Templates

12d Synergy 4.3 - Folder Templates

Folder Templates let you set up a company library of folder structures for easy one-click automation, eliminating tedious manual folder creation and human error.

They’re ideal for folder of files software – such as Trimble Business Centre or MAGNET Office – where a standard folder structure needs to be created for each project. Folder Templates can include a full structure of sub-folders, files, attributes and user permissions.

For more info click here…

Additional Minor Features

• Job creators no longer need full admin permissions

• Support for active directory and custom groups

• Job deletion locking

• 12d Model Executable registration

• Enhanced ways of working with file storage rules

• Tool to move files between file stores

•  Restore multiple files at one time

Continue to Part 2: 12d Model Features in 12d Synergy 4.3

Want to continue your journey exploring 12d Synergy 4.3? Learn more about the new (and super-useful) 12d Model features in 4.3 here.

Upgrade to 12d Synergy 4.3 

All 12d Synergy users have free access to the new features in 12d Synergy 4.3 – you can download them by clicking the button below:

Schedule a Demo of our 4.3 Features

Interested in seeing these features live in your office? Schedule a free personalised demo with a 12d Synergy expert below:
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