AKTS-Calisto Upgrade Guide

Step 1: Check your version of Calisto

Maintenance Expiration

The version of Calisto which can be used depends on the maintenance expiration date. To check your maintenance expiration date, use the menu ? → License when you are logged into Calisto.

AKTS-Calisto License Window

Calisto License Window. The maintenance expiration date is circled in red.

Expiration Version
Before March 31st, 2010 1.066
Between March 31st, 2010 and November 16th, 2010 1.077
Between November 16th, 2010 and June 30th, 2011 1.088
Between June 30th, 2011 and October 3rd, 2012 1.099
Between October 3rd, 2012 and September 9th, 2013 1.15
Between September 9th, 2013 and January 6th, 2016 1.39
Between January 6th, 2016 and December 18th, 2018 1.493
After December 18th, 2018 2.02

The latest version of Calisto Software is 2.02.
Released on March 28th, 2019.


Step 2: Upgrade Guide

Calisto Upgrade Guide

1/ Backup your data

Before upgrading, it is recommended to backup your data. This operation is quick, simple and it makes sure that all your data are safe during the upgrade process.

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

(ii) Copy the following files :

  • Processing.exe
  • Data_Acquisition.exe
  • ressource.adb
  • the folder "data"

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

Files to backup before calisto upgrade

1/ Backup your files before upgrading


2/ Upgrade Calisto

If the computer where Calisto is installed is connected to Internet (online) :

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

Calisto automatic upgrade menu

2/ Access to the menu Automatic Upgrade

If the computer where Calisto is installed is NOT connected to Internet (offline) :

  • To obtain the latest version, please contact AKTS at AKTS Support Contact E-mail and send your activation username and password ;
  • When you have received the download link from AKTS, download and extract the files of the new version into the folder where Calisto is installed. This will replace the old version by the new one.


3/ New functionalities

The list of the new functionalities and bug corrections are described in Calisto Data Acquisition and Processing help files.

Download Calisto Help File - English (zip, 4.56 MB)

Download Calisto Help File - French (Français) (zip, 4.61 MB)

4/ Database Update

If apparatus connexion or display issues occurs after a Calisto upgrade from an anterior version to 1.096, we recommand to download the below link to patch the database. This can mainly happen to customers using regional settings with special characters such as China, Japan, Russia, etc.

Download Calisto patch (zip, 1.75 MB)

Main Features
AKTS-Calisto Upgrade Guide