EarthSoft announces today the release of EQuIS Version 5.6. The release culminates months of new features, bug fixes, and testing. EQuIS Enterprise, EQuIS Professional, and EDP are now available as both 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) applications. The native 64-bit EQuIS applications have improved support for working with large datasets. The list below contains a few of the key new features of EQuIS 5.6:

EQuIS Enterprise:

  • Internet Explorer 9 Support
  • LDAP authentication improvements
  • Published crosstab reports performance improvements
  • Additional relative date options
  • CSS improvements for smaller screen resolutions
  • Custom properties in Docs & Photos
  • Schedule EIAs for a specific hour of the day
  • Several performance improvements

EQuIS Professional:

  • EnviroInsite interface improvements
  • Minitab, HoleBASE, ProUCL, Sanitas, and AutoCAD interfaces
  • Many new reports in the report library
  • Support for groups (aka folders) in the report list
  • LDAP authentication with application-level security support
  • Execute EIA reports when EDDs are loaded via Pro EDP
  • Auto-commit EDDs
  • Aggregate columns in crosstab reports
  • Crosstab column headers in Excel templates
  • Open generic *.xlsx or *.mdb files for use charting or crosstab reports
  • Improved functionality for creating multiple charts
  • New “(Beta) Analytical Results” report with considerable performance improvements

EQuIS for ArcGIS:

  • Open facility groups
  • Simplified network licensing


  • Flag differences in parent row data
  • Improved checking of group and decimal separators in numeric values



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