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  • Main Window
  • Main window
  • Main window
  • Add job
  • General View
  • Settings
  • Main Window

Editorial review


Silvana Mansilla Senior editor

The following review written by one of the Software Informer contributors applies to version 4.9
VisualCron is a powerful and handy task scheduler that allows you to program and automate complex tasks in a few simple steps. The user interface is intuitive but not so simple for beginners who will have to spend a while reading the help file in order to understand its multiple functions.
On the contrary advanced users will take advantage of its multiple uses. In order to schedule any tasks the first thing to do is to create a job, which may include many tasks in one. The trigger runs the job and the program sends notifications when these tasks are done. As the utility has a client-server architecture, it allows to connect to remote computers and combine multiple tasks and events, specify time exceptions, and be notified via email, pop-up window, syslog, SQL query, sound and much more. Apart from simple tasks, you can also trigger complex tasks through system events like file changes, registry changes, event log entries, processes, services, and even custom WMI scripts.
The application is available in more than 30 languages and works with Windows XP/Vista.


  • Intuitive and simple user interface.
  • Advanced options for complex tasks.
  • Fully customizable.


  • Beginners may find it difficult to use.
  • Expensive.
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What's new in version 7.1

- [FEATURE] Client/Server: New translation engine for delivering faster and more translations to other languages
- [FEATURE] Server->Performance counter Trigger->More efficient code that now supports remote performance counter
- [BUGFIX] Server: SFTP->Upload->Fixed a problem with that source file was deleted even though nothing was uploaded
- [BUGFIX] Logging->Events->Fixed an issue with logging problems with SQL Connections
- [BUGFIX] Client->Editing Task->Fixed an issue with Previous and Next button and saving some Task information
- [BUGFIX] Server->Fixed an issue with On Task error->Do not raise error setting
- [BUGFIX] Server->File Trigger (Samba)->Fixed a reconnect issue (not re-setting properties)
- [BUGFIX] Server->FTP->Fixed a problem retrieving current folder too many times
- [BUGFIX] Server->Remote file filter test->Fixed an issue with multiple source folders split by semicolon
- [BUGFIX] Client->Remote file Trigger->Fixed issue with selecting "Delete files" only
- [BUGFIX] Client->Manage PGP key rings->Fixed an issue deleting keys
- [BUGFIX] Client->Fixed an unhandled exception when doing Object search
- [BUGFIX] Server->Amazon S3->Added support for uploading VisualCron Trigger->Fixed an issue with Job Variables
- [BUGFIX] Server->Powershell->Fixed a Credential issue (accessing network files)
- [BUGFIX] Server->Variables->Fixed a problem using certain strings in the DATENOWADD Variable in file filter
- [BUGFIX] Server->Notifications->Fixed issue with not (directly) saving TaskNotifications.xml after importing
- [BUGFIX] Client->Time exceptions->Fixed date sorting
- [BUGFIX] Server->Fixed a general renaming issue when working with string (for example calculating destination name with file masks) that in some cases could cause problems

Publisher's description

VisualCron is an automation tool and task scheduler for Windows. It provides advanced file/script execution, file transfer (FTP/FTPS/SFTP/SSH/HTTP), e-mail, archiving, XML handling, Active directory tasks, encryption (PGP), desktop macro recording, send/receive e-mails and system control.
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