Altova MapForce Basic Edition Releases

Released: Dec 12, 2022

Updates in 2023 SP1


Excel file functionality

  • MapForce crashes updating customer Excel file.

Code Generation

  • Executing generated C# code is much slower than the Output view of MapForce - mapping specific.

Released: Oct 19, 2022

Updates in 2023


  • Altova XML Schema Manager
    • Provides a centralized way to install and manage standard XML Schemas for use with MapForce and all Altova XML-enabled applications.
    • Automatically select any required dependencies.
    • Once a schema is installed, it’s available for use with any Altova XML-enabled product (MapForce, MapForce Server, XMLSpy, RaptorXML Server, etc.).
    • You can also open the XML Schema Manager to browse the schemas already installed on your system.
    • Altova will update available schema...

Released: Oct 27, 2021

Updates in 2022


  • Support for Microsoft Windows 11 - MapForce now supports running on Windows 11.

Released: Mar 4, 2021

Updates in 2021 Release 2


  • Support for XSLT 3 generation - Starting with this version, developers can choose XSLT 3.0 in addition to 1.0 or 2.0 when selecting a data transformation language for XML mappings.

Released: Jun 9, 2020

Updates in 2020 Release 2 SP1


  • Added the ability to use an HTTP proxy.


  • 999 for HIPAA 834 - missing IK501 when unrecognized segment.
  • Output result is different depending on whether or not UDF is inlined.
  • Custom XSLT function in inline function results in "Unknown named template" error.
  • MapForce v2020r2 doesn't generate includes in generated XSLT for custom XSLT libraries.

Released: Apr 1, 2020

Updates in 2020 Release 2


  • Added the ability to generate code with relative paths for included XSLT libraries.
  • Added the ability to skip transactions that cause an error during CSV import and continue with the next line/record.
  • Added the ability to move User-Defined Functions (UDF) between mapping files.
  • Added support for non-standard OAuth 2.0 authorization methods.


  • MapForce API does not include ability to add a library.
  • MapForce v2020 calls a web service twice when v2019 R3 SP1 calls it once.

Released: Mar 17, 2020

Updates in 2020 Release 2


All new Library Management system

  • MapForce includes a comprehensive data processing function library, and developers may also import libraries and build and save user-defined functions. In MapForce 2020r2, a new Manage Libraries window has been introduced to make this process more flexible and straightforward.
  • Adding to the ability to import libraries globally such that libraries and user defined functions are available to all mappings, the Manage Libraries window now lets users import...

Released: Dec 3, 2019

Updates in 2020 SP1


  • Incorrect base file path used for preview in "Write directly to final output files" mode.
  • X12 customizing example missing ParserErrors.Config from list of required files.
  • Parse Strings to JSON support Documentation.
  • MapForce crashed after making a change to a mapping which includes a web service call.
  • MapForce crashed after changing web service response body JSON schema item.
  • MapForce crashed validating customer mapping involving web service calls with missing JSON body structures.

Released: Oct 9, 2019

Updates in 2020


  • Value Map configuration via copy/paste - The Value Map component lets you replace one value with another (such as replacing 1, 2, 3 with January, February, March) using a predefined look-up table. Starting with MapForce 2020, it’s possible to paste tabular data (key-value pairs) from external sources such as CSV or Microsoft Excel into the Value-Map table.
  • Extended options for Value Map component - The Value Map component allows you to define an “Otherwise” value to map to the target...

Released: Apr 2, 2019

Updates in 2019 Release 3


  • Full support for high resolution monitors - MapForce 2019r3 has had an extensive UI revamp to provide a beautiful, sharp display on today’s modern, high-PPI (pixel per inch) screens, including 4K, UHD, and Retina monitors. The redesigned MapForce UI takes full advantage of the higher resolution offered by high pixel density displays to render all graphics with more precision and detail, making complex data mapping projects more vivid and easier to read.
  • Support for Windows Server 2019.