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New Version of PADGen (3.1.0.41) Released

November 16th, 2009
Download PADGen 3.1.0.41

Download PADGen 3.1.0.41

ASP announced recently that a new version of PADGen ( 3.1.0.41) is available – utility that helps software developers create portable application description (PAD) files. This is the first major update to the PADGen™ PAD™ generation tool in over a year.

Does your software support Windows 7?  If so, you need to update to the new PADGen.  In addition to Windows 7, the new PADGen supports a streamlined and standardized list of Windows operating systems.

Are you switching to Mac? The new PADGen supports a standard OSX type rather than specific version numbers.  This future-proofs your submissions.  iPhone is new as well.

This support is based on the PAD 3.10, available to download sites for a few months.  While there will be some inevitable transitioning between old and new specs, the future appears to belong to Windows 7 and iPhones so we urge all authors to convert to the platform which supports them: download PADGen 3.1.0.41.

Special thanks to Oliver Grahl for the development of this update.


Dennis Reinhardt is Vice President of the ASP and chair of the PAD Specification Committee.

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  1. December 14th, 2009 at 12:28 | #1

    I’m just wondering that why ASP does not provide PAD file for this cool program?

  2. March 18th, 2010 at 12:41 | #2

    I agree 100% that PADGen should have it’s own PAD file. I would certainly be happy to host it at http://www.fileparade.com. Since we repoll our catalog about once a month, this would also allow to keep our information current (assuming PADGen’s PAD file was updated to reflect any updates to the software).

  3. June 11th, 2010 at 03:19 | #3

    Here’s PADGen’s PAD file, but it looks like it hasn’t been updated with to the latest 3.1.1.x versions:
    http://www.asp-software.org/padinfo/padgen.xml

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