AKTS-Thermokinetics Upgrade Guide

AKTS-Thermokinetics 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
Before December 31st, 2010 3.19
Between December 31st, 2010 and September 6th, 2011 3.25
Between September 6th, 2011 and June 4th, 2012 3.31
Between June 4th, 2012 and October 3rd, 2012 3.41
Between October 3rd, 2012 and January 7th, 2013 3.51
Between January 7th, 2013 and September 18th, 2013 3.64
Between September 18th, 2013 and December 6th, 2013 3.80
Between December 6th, 2013 and May 12th, 2014 3.91
Between May 12th, 2014 and September 15th, 2015 4.02
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 June 28th, 2018 4.46
Between June 28th, 2018 and May 17th, 2019 5.01
After May 17th, 2019 5.11

The latest version of AKTS-Thermokinetics Software is 5.11.
Released on August 8th, 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.