FDI Package IDE Release 1.4.2
Now Available for Immediate Download 
Effective Date:
December 5, 2020
Maintenance Release
Affected Product(s):
FDI Package IDE
Product Line:
Dear FCG,
You are receiving this TSB as a current FDI Package IDE license holder. 
FieldComm Group is excited to announce the release of version 1.4.2 of the FDI Package IDE.   
FDI Package IDE 1.4.2 is an integrated development environment that unifies the creation of HART and FF DDs as well as FDI Device Packages within a single tool. Additionally, full support of HART and FF EDD development including EDD debugging and host assessor is included in this release. 
FieldComm Group requests that all FDI Package IDE users upgrade their installation now.  
What is New?
Important new features in this release include: 
  • DPCTT bug fixes.  
  • HTML5 UIP DPCTT test cases were added.  
  • Ethernet/IP Communication Server (Generic Protocol). 
  • HART Tokenizer Verifier enhancements. 
  • Improved support for EDD development and semantic mapping. 
  • Signing Tool bug fixes and improvements.  
The FDI Signing Tool is now available as a separate download and installation from the FDI-IDE software. This change will enable higher mobility for this key piece of the registration process to occur wherever developers need to apply digital signatures on their FDI Device Packages.  Any current FieldComm Group member may request access to the FDI Signing Tool installer. Please contact Tech Support to request this utility.
Change Log
The list of updates in this release of the FDI Package IDE is available on the FieldComm Group Support Portal
Life Cycle Support 
This release is a replacement for FDI Package IDE release 1.4.1. 
Is this a required or optional update?
This is a required update for all licensees of the FDI Package IDE.   
When will I be required to use the FDI Package IDE for product registration testing? 
 Please refer to the support portal for details. 
How can the release be obtained?  
License holders may obtain the new release by logging into ShareFile.
My license file has expired, how do I obtain an updated file? 
License holders should receive updated license files upon the processing of their Product Service Program renewals. Contact Tech Support with questions. 
Where can I find more information about the transition of the IDEs? 
Please visit the Support Portal for Q&A about the transitions from the FF DD-IDE and HART DD-IDE
Need additional information or have a question?  
Please contact Tech Support