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GeoMedia Desktop 2018 Update 2 Release Announcement

by Moderator on ‎11-02-2018 12:31 PM (1,169 Views)

Hexagon Geospatial is pleased to announce the release of GeoMedia Desktop 2018 Update 2 (v16.5.0.3138).


These products are available for download at the Geospatial downloads website.


This is an update for all three tiers of GeoMedia Desktop 2018 - Essentials, Advantage and Professional. It contains fixes and new features.



Install Instructions:


  1. Exit all GeoMedia applications.
  2. Ensure that GeoMedia Desktop 2018 version or is installed.
  3. Extract the .zip file to some temporary folder location.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • Right-click on Update.exe and use the "Run as Administrator" option.
    • From an Administrator command prompt run "Update.exe /S /v/qn" for silent mode execution.
  5. After installation, run the GeoMedia Desktop Configuration Wizard utility.


GeoMedia Desktop 2018 Update 2 is an incremental install on top of the full install of GeoMedia Desktop 2018 or the incremental install of GeoMedia Desktop 2018 Update 1.





  • GeoMedia Desktop 2018 version (original release) or (Update 1)



Fixes and Highlights include:


  • Additional feature analysis operators in Spatial Modeler including operators equivalent to:
    • Join (Join Features operator)
    • Union (Union Features operator)
    • Aggregation (Summarize Related Features operator)
    • Buffer Zone (Create Buffer Zone and Create Buffer Ring operators)
  • Improvements in PostGIS support
    • Support for schemas other than "public"
    • Companion GDO geometry fields are now optional
    • Optimized output of geometry collections
  • Optimized output of geometry collections in GeoPackage
  • New read-write WFS-T data server
  • Additional dynamic behaviors for the layout window legend
  • Improved performance and usability of the Configuration Wizard
  • Improved presentation of licensing information in the splash screen and About command
  • Availability of the About command directly from the ribbon
  • Support for the Ausgeoid2020 vertical transformation



For additional release information including details on the new features and issues resolved please refer to the attached GeoMedia 2018 release documents.