AKTS-Thermokinetics Upgrade Guide

AKTS-Reaction Calorimetry Upgrade Guide

1/ Check your version

To check your current version of AKTS-Thermokinetics, use the menu ? → About.

AKTS-Thermokinetics About Window, Software Version

Maintenance Expiration Accessible Version
Between September 15th, 2015 and June 29th, 2016 4.15
Between June 29th, 2016 and August 30th, 2016 4.23
Between August 30th, 2016 and February 10th, 2017 4.3
Between February 10th, 2017 and May 17th, 2019 4.46
After May 17th, 2019 5.10

The latest version of AKTS-Thermokinetics Software 'Reaction Calorimetry' Version is 5.10.
Released on May 17th, 2019.

2/ Backup your data

IMPORTANT : Before upgrading, it is recommended to backup your data.

(i) Create a new folder, i.e. " Thermokinetics Backup" ;

(ii) Copy the following files :

  • AKTS-Thermokinetics.exe
  • kin.adb
  • the folder "data"

(iii) Your data are now archived. You can proceed with the upgrade process

Files to backup before proceeding with the AKTS-Thermokinetics upgrade

2/ Backup your files before upgrading


3/ Upgrade AKTS-Thermokinetics

If the computer where AKTS-Thermokinetics is installed is connected to Internet (online) :

In the AKTS-Thermokinetics software, go to the menu "Administration" - "Automatic Upgrade". AKTS-Thermokinetics will upgrade automatically.

AKTS-Thermokinetics automatic upgrade menu

3/ Access to the menu Automatic Upgrade

If the computer where AKTS-Thermokinetics is installed is NOT connected to Internet (offline) :

  • To obtain the latest version, please contact AKTS at AKTS Support Contact E-mail;
  • When you have received the latest version, extract the files into the folder where AKTS-Thermokinetics is installed. This will replace the old version by the new one.


4/ New functionalities

The list of the new functionalities and bug corrections are described in AKTS-Thermokinetics help files.