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GeoMedia Desktop 2020 Update 2 Release Announcement (

by Community Manager ‎10-16-2020 02:33 PM - edited ‎11-04-2020 05:32 AM (779 Views)

Hexagon Geospatial is pleased to announce the release of GeoMedia Desktop 2020 Update 2 (v16.6.0.2127).


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


This is an update for all three tiers of GeoMedia Desktop 2020 - Essentials, Advantage and Professional. It contains fixes and enhancements..




  • GeoMedia Desktop 2020 version (original release) GeoMedia Desktop 2020 Update 1 version
  • Geospatial Licensing 2020


Install Instructions:


  1. Exit all GeoMedia applications.
  2. Ensure that GeoMedia Desktop 2020 version or GeoMedia Desktop 2020 Update 1 version 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 2020 Update 2 is an incremental install on top of the full install of GeoMedia Desktop 2020.



Fixes and Highlights include:


Improvements in the data access


  • SQL Server 2019 is now supported.
  • The WFS data server now offers two optional behaviors controlled through checkboxes on the Advanced Options dialog, that can offer aid in case of issues with the WFS implementation.

Improvements in coordinate reference systems


  • New datum transformations are now supported in the region of Germany


For additional release information including details on the issues resolved please refer to the attached GeoMedia Desktop 2020 release documents.

on ‎10-20-2020 05:22 AM

Hi @mandrats 

thanks for this update - one question: I can't find a detailed description on your point "New datum transformations are now supported in the region of Germany" in the release guide - what has changed here?



by Community Manager
on ‎10-20-2020 05:50 AM

Hi s.rutka


The New datum transformations that have been updated in autodt.ini are in realtion to EPSG5681, EPSG5830, DHHN92, DHHN16.