If Upgrading From Any Version
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 or newer is required
  • After upgrading, please verify your Cardholder Group, Workstation and Jolly Server (if applicable) settings

Release 8.3.49
Release Date: 1/2/19
  • Fixed an issue where the printer settings may not be saved when the software is closed

Release 8.3
Release Date: 11/12/18
  • Added ability to authenticate users by asking them to provide their Active Directory / LDAP credentials
  • Added support for Acuant SnapShell R3
  • Added option to choose whether to include read-only field data when updating records
  • Fixed bug where 8 and 15 digit unique number fields were not generated properly during record import
  • Added an option to make saving the printer settings optional
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements

Release 8.2
Release Date: 06/15/18
  • Support for using database views for record import
  • Support for binary fields during record import
  • Save record data for columns that are marked as read-only or hidden
  • Don't show report fields that are not mapped in reports
  • Fixed an issue where emails were not always sent
  • Added TLS support for emails
  • Updated Canon camera integration to support SDK version 3.8
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements

Release 8.1
Release Date: 07/19/17
  • Fixed issue where some report filters were shown incorrectly
  • Fixed issue where employee search results were not shown correctly while in kiosk mode
  • Fixed issue where Topaz fingerprint scanners were not always being dectected
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements

Release 8.0
Release Date: 05/12/17
  • Added option to search for an existing cardholder record when running enrollment
  • Added option to show a cardholder agreement during enrollment
  • Added option to run in kiosk mode
  • Fixed issue related to importing cardholder photos
  • Fixed issue related to adding new user accounts that utilize Active Directory
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements

Release 7.6
Release Date: 12/07/16
New Features / Enhancements:
  • Retain the column order when records are displayed in spreadsheet view
  • Photo import settings are now saved
  • Updated translations
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed issue where 'Run Enrollment' was not working when launched from Query Records > View Record
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements

Release 7.5
Release Date: 03/17/16
New Features / Enhancements:
  • Improved record import feature, added unique record identifier field, duplicate record handling, summary dialog and ability to save settings
  • Improved the user experience when running on tablet
  • Added support Primion access control system
  • Added option to show multiple matches when importing a record during enrollment
  • Allow users to specify custom Active Directory fields when importing a record during enrollment
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed a bug where some reports were not showing all records
  • Fixed a bug related to database columns names that contained non-XML compliant characters
  • Fixed a bug that caused double entries in record form drop down lists
  • Fixed a bug that could cause out of memory errors when used with 4K displays
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements

Release 7.4
Release Date: 11/03/15
New Features / Enhancements:
  • Enhanced photo capture to support additional cameras
  • Improved tablet compatibility
  • Added Report Center to Light Client
Bug Fixes:
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements

Release 7.3
Release Date: 09/17/15
New Features / Enhancements:
  • Display the task name on each task step
  • Added support for null boolean record fields (not supported by all databases)
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed an issue where S2 and Lenel access control settings were not being saved properly
  • Fixed magnetic stripe encoding on older EDIsecure printers
  • Fixed an issue where the Record Center search box would lose focus after searching
  • Fixed some minor issues when upgrading from version 6
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements

Release 7.2
Release Date: 07/17/15
New Features / Enhancements:
  • Show a title and message on the home screen
  • Added a workstation option to return to the home screen after a task completes, previously it would always restart the current task
  • Changed captions to indicate the task name if the Record Search form is the first step in the task to make it clear what task you are running
  • Misc minor UI enhancements
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed a bug where you could not turn off a record filter in Record Center
  • Fixed UI issues in the Import Images dialog
  • Fixed a bug where record history was not displaying properly
  • Fixed a bug where you could not use a bmp or gif for the background image
  • Misc minor bugs
Release 7.1
Release Date: 06/18/15
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Allow user to require a password to change Jolly Server connection if Jolly Server is offline
  • Fixed memory leak that occurred when the Settings dialogs were opened multiple times
  • Fixed several settings migration issues when upgrading from version 6 to version 7
  • Fixed record import
  • Fixed an issue with scanning international driver's licenses with ScanShell / SnapShell devices
  • Fixed issue when importing language strings
  • Miscellaneous UI clean up, feature set and minor bug fixes
Release 7.0
Release Date: 05/08/15
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Modern look and feel
  • Program configuration has been simplified and streamlined
  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes
Release 6.7
Release Date: 08/06/14
New Features:
  • Added support for Kantech EntraPass Access Control System
  • Added ability to duplicate, export and import cardholder groups
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed bug that made MS Excel files inaccessible in the badge designer
  • Additional data is logged to jolly.log
  • Minor UI enhancements
  • Minor bug fixes
Release 6.6
Release Date: 05/07/2014
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Minor UI enhancements
  • Minor bug fixes
Release 6.5
Release Date: 02/06/2014
New Features:
  • Added ability to capture signature using touchscreen or mouse
  • Added new search feature to the Main Menu that will search for matching records in all cardholder groups; configure in Workstation Options > Find Record > Global Search
  • Added support for AssureTec ID card scanner
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Improved Enrollment > Import Record step to support strict matching and process flow
  • Added photo path support for DSX access control system
  • When using strict matching to search for records, ignore search fields if they are blank
  • Maintain the last used column order in spreadsheet view
  • Fixed kiosk mode for Windows 8
  • Fixed issue when images were saved during Enrollment using the Auto-reduce image size feature
  • Fixed issue where the printer selection dialog was shown when using the Print task
  • Improved software licensing scheme to be more flexible
  • Allow kiosk mode in Standard Edition
  • Added support for automatically retrieving the card number and facility code from additional HID iClass card formats including Corp 1000, H10301, H10302, H10304
  • Updated German translation and improved translation capabilities
  • General bug fixes and enhancements
Release 6.4
Release Date: 10/04/2013
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Added the ability to search for and import record data from an external database during enrollment
  • Added support for smart card encoding with Magicard printers
  • Added printing and mag stripe encoding support for Toppan printers
  • Improved smart card encoder module
  • Added ability to configure a second smart card encoder
  • Added ability to request and install a certificate from Active Directory Certificate Services to the smart card encoder
  • Added ability to configure a pause duration to the smart card encoding process between when the card is moved into position and when the encoding begins
  • Fixed a bug in the Record Center where an image path with an auto number wasn't being properly generated when adding a new record
  • Minor bug fixes and enhancements
Release 6.3.25
Release Date:04/02/2013
Note: Read 6.0 Release Notes if upgrading from version 5 or earlier for important information.

Features Added:
  • Added support for UV printing with Datacard printers
  • Added support for UHF encoding with Magicard printers
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed an issue with PDF417 barcodes not encoding certain characters properly
  • Fix Light Client bug where Workstation Options would be reset after connecting to Jolly Server
Release 6.3
Release Date: 10/11/2012
Note: Read 6.0 Release Notes if upgrading from version 5 or earlier for important information.

Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Database schema editor now supports MS SQL Server based databases
  • Support for HID iClass Corp 1000 2k/2k smart cards
  • Support for SHI C*Cure 800 access control system
  • Support for smart card encoding and Zebra ZXP 8 printer
  • Light Client now supports multiple Groups
  • All desktop products including Jolly Server now support Windows 8 and Jolly Server 2012
  • Easily convert from Jolly Internal Server to Jolly Server
  • Fix for loading images from the web with special path characters
Release 6.2
Release Date: 06/26/2012
Note: Read 6.0 Release Notes if upgrading from version 5 or earlier for important information.

Features Added:
  • Added new “Lite Edition” to all products that can only be used for a specific purpose; replaces Scan Station, Print Station, Report Station Editions
  • Cardholder record data can be stored in the Jolly Server
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Added support for the SnapShell Passport scanner
  • Added the ability to parse the data returned by MIFARE, Prox and Smart Card commands
  • Jolly Server installers now create a 2nd database containing the tables from the Sample Database
  • The Sample Database data source option has been renamed to Internal Jolly Server and is no longer visible when connected to the Jolly Server; if the user still needs to connect to the Sample Database when using Jolly Server, they should use the MS Access data source option; this is automatically selected by the software if already configured to use the Sample Database while connected to Jolly Server
  • Added “Auto-update record” and “Send e-mail” functionality to the registration process
  • The Print button is now available in Designer > Database Setup UI
  • Added support for building a record form drop down list containing all values present in the associated database column
  • Fixed an error that occasionally occurred when printing to Zebra RFID printer
  • Fixed a bug where Workstation Profiles were not saving properly
  • Other minor bug fixes and feature enhancements
Release 6.1
Release Date: 02/17/2012
Note: Read 6.0 Release Notes if upgrading from version 5 or earlier for important information.

Features Added:
  • Johnson Controls access control system integration
  • SHI C-Cure 9000 access control system integration
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Support for Topaz optical fingerprint pads on 64-bit systems
  • Tool to migrate data from Jolly Internal Server (JLT file) to MS SQL Server-based Jolly Server
  • Save advanced, driver-specific printer settings such as K-panel area
  • Resize database images based on max pixel size
  • Set database image JPEG compression level
  • Set database image file type on per-database field basis
  • Support for additional database image types
  • Save record import settings
  • Improved support for non-English characters
  • Fix for workstation options reverting to defaults when the software is restarted immediately after being shut down or launched twice in quick succession
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes
Support for Additional Canon Cameras
  • EOS-1D Mark III
  • EOS 40D
  • EOS-1Ds Mark III
  • EOS DIGITAL REBEL Xsi/450D/ Kiss X2
  • EOS 50D
  • EOS 5D Mark II
  • EOS Kiss X3/EOS REBEL T1i /EOS 500D
  • EOS 7D
  • EOS-1D Mark IV
  • EOS Kiss X4/EOS REBEL T2i /EOS 550D
  • EOS 60D
  • EOS Kiss X5/EOS REBEL T3i /EOS 600D
  • EOS Kiss X50/EOS REBEL T3 /EOS 1100D
Release 6.0
Release Date: 11/16/2011
Note 1: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or newer is required
Note 2: Record filters have been enhanced; any stored filters you have created will need to be updated.
Note 3: Workstation Settings and Cardholder Group settings have changed; review your settings after upgrade.
Note 4: Shared Company Files (.jlt) are no longer supported; you must use Jolly Server when sharing cardholder data between multiple workstations

Features Added:
  • RFID support
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Replaced Company Server with Jolly Server, a more robust implementation
  • Improved locking to protect shared resources
  • Simplified Workstation and Cardholder Group Settings
  • Multiple workstation printer support
  • Added Task Configuration button to each task
  • Auto-format ID card text
  • Support for additional languages
  • Minor bug fixes and enhancements
Release 5.2.0
Release Date: 06/20/2011
Note: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or newer is required

Features Added:
  • Add QR Code barcode support
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Save Signature to a file
  • Optionally save images to non-jpeg formats during enrollment
  • Enhanced image importing
  • Fix kiosk mode issue on some Windows 7 PCs
  • Several minor bug fixes and enhancements

Release 5.1.0
Release Date: 03/16/2011
Features Added:
  • Support for reading / writing MIFARE cards
  • Support for reading Proximity cards
  • Support for printing to Fargo UV / F-panel
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Several minor bug fixes and enhancements
Release 5.0.3
Release Date: 01/18/2011
Features Added:
  • Support for S2 Access Control System
  • Support for DSX Access Control System
  • Support for Topaz optical fingerprint scanners
  • Link ID Flow user accounts to Active Directory user accounts
  • Improved Oracle support
  • Populate record forms by scanning the 2D barcode or magnetic stripe on a North American driver’s license or ID card
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Support for a 15 digit UID default value
  • Improved support for non-western languages and fonts including Arabic, Cyrillic, Greek, Hebrew and Turkish
  • Improved the automatic image reduction feature to support bitmap images
  • Fix for Topaz signature crop and edit issue
  • Improved image path support for certain TIF and JPEG images
  • Display a results summary after record import
  • Minor bug fixes and enhancements
Release 5.0.2
Release Date: 10/06/2010
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Automatically downscale large images to max size threshold
  • Minor bug fixes and enhancements
Release 5.0.1
Release Date: 07/20/2010
Features Added:
  • Integrate with Access Control System (not available in all Editions)
  • Encode binary data in 2D barcode
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Database performance improved when using field auto-updates
  • General UI enhancements and minor bug fixes
Release 5.0
Release Date: 05/25/2010
Features Added:
  • Significantly improved database performance when connecting to large and/or remote databases
  • Configure separate printers for printing cards and reports
  • New Record Center record filter option
  • Company Database can be installed to user’s existing MS SQL Server instance; user can then manage the database and access log data
  • Canon flash camera support
  • Photo face-detection and auto-crop
  • Records with photos stored as files outside the database can be easily edited in ID Flow
  • Export photos and auto-generate a data field photo path
  • Support for Microsoft Access 2007
  • On screen keyboard and other kiosk improvements
  • Tutorial demo links added to Help menu
Features Enhanced / Modified / Bug Fixes:
  • The design preview shown in the Main Menu is now a static image that can be set by the user
  • Fixed problem where the software would not always completely terminate when closed
  • Removed outdated Interlink fingerprint pad SDK integration as the devices are no longer manufactured and SDK is outdated
  • 100+ general UI and feature enhancements
  • Several minor bug fixes
Release 4.3
Release Date: 07/23/2009
Important Note: Due to enhancements to date / time and database field comparison, existing print conditions, record filters and auto record updates should be reviewed after upgrading from previous versions.

Features Added:
  • Scan and process business cards during registration
  • Check for duplicate records
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Significant performance improvements when working with large, networked databases
  • Immediate discovery of records added via other workstations
  • Allow workstation profiles and groups to be shared between Jolly products
  • Added authentication to e-mail server settings
  • Additional auto-update record field options and data
  • Minor bug fixes and UI enhancements
Release 4.2
Release Date: 03/02/2009
Features Added:
  • Added Setup Wizard for cardholder group and workstation configuration
  • Global Settings synchronization
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Redesign of record layout and data formatting UI’s
  • Addition of 4 new log report fields
  • Added option to only show background image on default screen
  • Improved support for date / time related conditions
  • Minor bug fixes and UI enhancements
Features Removed:
  • Numeric data formatting has been removed with the exception of decimal places
  • Image auto-edit feature
Release 4.1
Release Date: 12/18/2008
Features Added:
  • Added Record Queries to Report Center
  • Set workstation background color and image
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Redesign of cardholder group setup
  • Simplified auto-update database fields configuration
  • Improved auto-resize font performance
  • Added new profiles, cardholder groups and samples
  • Updated language database
  • Improved record layout functionality
  • Improved startup times and overall performance
  • Improved database connectivity times when connecting to large database with many tables
  • Minor bug fixes and UI enhancements
Release 4.0.3
Release Date: 10/14/2008
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed issue where card scanner settings were not always saved
  • Fixed card scanner photo acquisition issue
Release 4.0.2
Release Date: 9/25/2008
Features Added:
  • Workstation Profiles
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Add auto-map functionality to card scanner and record import
  • Add card scanner functionality to Record Center interface
  • Add card scanner auto-feed support
  • Improved language translations
  • Minor bug fixes
Release 4.0.1
Release Date: 8/12/2008
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Improved fingerprint and signature pad support
  • Improved language translations
  • Minor bug fixes
Release 4.0.0
Release Date: 7/1/2008