Welcome to the ddcToolbox

A site dedicated to tools and utilities that support the creation and maintenance  of programs and graphics for Alerton DDC systems.

Supporting EBT, ABS and Compass development  environments.


Latest Announcements

Last Update: Nov 15, 2016

The latest releases 16.11.13 of ddcbar and ddcToolset now support high DPI displays. Both releases include a few minor bug fixes and add some additional features. These updates are available free to any licensed user. If you are still using the older host-id+license file method you can request your free upgrade to an activation code before upgrading. Contact license@ddcToolbox.com for details.

ddcToolset updates now available. Release 16.9.13 adds three new tools to the mix. Read more about the new features on the announcements and product pages.

DDCbar version 16.8.22 is available for downloading. This release fixes an issue with support for GC Builder/BACtalk Builder VLX workbooks. it also adds support for the GC Builder VLX workbook to the VLX Configuration editor. Improvements to support high DPI displays and a few minor UI tweaks are also in the mix

Release 16.7.20 is a critical update for ddcBar and is available now for downloading for licensed users. This is a recommended update for all users as it fixes 2 stability issues with the Visio toolbar and Ribbon interface. A number of new features have been added to the program and the product documentation has been improved.

Release 16.2.14 of the ddcToolset is available This update adds support for Compass 1.4, corrects a couple of minor bugs and adds a few minor enhancements to QDE and SDC.

Release 16.2.9 of ddcBar is available. This update addresses all reported issues for the last couple of months and adds a couple of new minor features.

Release 15.11.6 of ddcBar is available to download. This version is recommended for those users who use the Point-Editor to import and export data.

Visio 2007 users. If you experience issues with a missing ddcBar menu then download the latest update

Release 15.9.27 brings a new software activation method to ddcbar, ddctoolset and ibcu.

  • All ddcToolbox utilities now use a new product activation system. New features include automating the distribution of activation codes, on-line account management  and support for multi-seat activation.  In addition to the single user license are multi-user packages available in 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 seats. Existing licensed users are eligible for the upgrade. Get your new activation code by emailing license@ddctoolbox.com with your account name. Users who would rather not make the jump just yet can get download version 15.9.22 that continues to work with the existing older license file. Future releases will only be available with the new activation system so plan on  making the move soon!
  • More integration with GC Builder. ddcBar supports the latest GC Builder workbooks and adds enhancement to Excel point database integration.
  • Includes all 18 patch updates since version 15.6.2