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Premium Subscription Changes
We’ve made some changes to our subscriptions to ensure you get more value out of Simul.
One of the most requested feature of 2018 was the ability for Premium Subscribers to share documents without worrying about the limits of those they collaborate with. We heard what you had to say and are pleased to announce...
1st January 2019
Word Online with Simul's Version Control
With Simul, you can now use Office Online to edit your documents directly in the browser.
Simul Documents is now a member of Microsoft’s Office Cloud Storage Partner Program. This allows you to conveniently edit your documents in Word Online while leveraging all of Simul’s version control features.
5th November 2018
Announcing: Document Sets (Folders) & Search!
You can now better organize your documents and quickly find specific revisions via search
Document Sets allow you to group together documents with a single group of members. This makes collaborating easier and also allows you to provide some structure around your documents. To allow you to quickly find nested documents – we’ve deployed a search engine that indexes document and revision names.
9th July 2018
Announcing: PDF Documents
You can now import PDF files into your document’s revision history
Simul Documents now allows you to import read-only records as part of a document’s history. The PDF documents can then be published and used in version comparisons.
18th June 2018
Synchronize documents across SharePoint, OneDrive, DropBox, Google Drive and Box.com
Use Simul to keep track of Microsoft Word documents across multiple platforms
Simul Documents is a version control system for Microsoft Word and it now supports direct integration with the web’s most popular online storage providers including SharePoint, OneDrive, DropBox, Google Drive and Box.com.
12th June 2018
What is Version Control and how can Simul help?
We've put together a 3-minute video which explains what version control is and demonstrates how Simul's features can help.
2nd May 2018
We've updated how Simul communicates with you
You now have more control over the emails Simul sends you and we've deployed a notification center to ensure you never miss anything important.
1st May 2018
Enterprise Edition: Simul on your Servers
Host Simul’s version control software on your private network
By far the most common feedback we have received regarding Simul Documents Teams is: “Hey, this is great and it really adds value… but… there’s no way we can upload our confidential documents into the cloud.” We are excited to announce that you can now choose to run Simul’s version control software on your private infrastructure.
11th April 2018
Announcing: Version Approvals
Request approvals from other members for minor and major versions
We are excited to announce our latest feature “Version Approvals”. This is an convenient way to request sign-off for a published version from other document members.
29th March 2018
Launch: Simul Documents – Version Control for Word
We’ve incorporated a lot of your feedback and have now left our BETA phase
We have been working with our early adopters who have provided invaluable feedback. Simul Documents is now exiting its BETA phase to focus on stability and our enterprise edition. A big thank you to all our users.
20th February 2018
Announcing: Document Copies
Copy a specific version into a new document and merge it back again!
We are excited to announce that Simul now enables you to send and receive specific versions between documents. This allows you to create copies of a document without all your draft revisions and merge any changes back into your master copy, which remains under your control.
14th Nov 2017
Why you need version control for your Word documents
Common problems when working with complex Word documents and some solutions
There are numerous reasons to be using a version control system for your Word documents. Version control systems are common place in particular industries, but the norm with Word documents is still to work from a local directory and share via email. This article aims to explain some of the pitfalls of such an arduous approach and demonstrate how a system such as Simul Documents can save you a lot of time, stress and money.
28th Oct 2017
Announcing: Document Viewers
You can now share your major versions with our new "Viewers" security role
You can now share a document's major versions with a group of "viewers" who get read-only access. This allows viewers to see your published content without exposing your draft versions or tasks.
17th Oct 2017
We’ve made some big changes!
As we move closer to leaving our BETA phase, we’ve made some major upgrades to Simul
Thanks to everyone for providing feedback, we’ve started making changes to ensure you can get the most out of Simul Documents.
5th Oct 2017
Announcing: Task Tracking
Simul now supports task tracking for individual Word documents
We are excited to announce that Simul now enables you to create and monitor tasks for your Word documents. This feature keeps the management of scheduled work for a document in a common place shared by all users.
29th July 2017
SharePoint – Work privately and share via Simul
Simul now integrates seamlessly into SharePoint Online
The Simul SharePoint Add-in enables multiple parties to work privately in their existing SharePoint sites and synchronize their changes with Simul when ready. Simul can then assist in merging the versions and showing exactly what has changed.
6th July 2017
Version Control for Microsoft Word
Bringing the features of Git and GitHub to Microsoft Word
We are building a collaboration tool to bring all the amazing features of Git and GitHub to the world of Microsoft Word. It’s designed for anyone who works on a long lived document with other people: lawyers, journalists, academics, authors, etc..
18th May 2017
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