It’s the start of a brand new year, and we’re excited to bring you the latest update to our web based room booking and resource scheduling software, MIDAS – Version 4.08.

MIDAS v4.08 features a wealth of new & improved features, many of which are once again as a direct result of feedback and suggestions from our customers across the globe!

Here’s what’s new and improved in MIDAS v4.08:

  • New: Automatically generate Cancellation Fee invoices for bookings cancelled at short notice
  • New: Scheduled Task option to automatically send any unsent invoices
  • New: Option to prevent invoices from ever being deleted
  • New: Option to send/force booking confirmations to be sent by default
  • New: “Potential Income” Venue statistics
  • Improved: Generating Repetitive Bookings when multiple dates already selected will add to (rather than replace) date selection
  • Improved: HiContrast Theme (gradient removed from booking blocks)
  • Improved: Resources now indicated in Booking Confirmation emails
  • Improved: Manage Venues, Manage Booking Types, and Re-Order Fields screens improved for mobile/tablet/touch devices
  • Improved: iPhone 6 Plus support
  • Improved: Generation of invoices for “all clients” over a date range will now generate in ascending date/time order (previously in order bookings were added to MIDAS)
  • Improved: Invoices can be re-emailed to clients when partly-paid or overdue
  • Improved: Repetitive Booking Generator now includes options for repeating every 5 or 6 weeks
  • Improved: Timezone selection
  • Improved: Support for Perl architectures where POSIX::tzset isn’t implemented (i.e. Strawberry Perl)
  • Improved: Adding/Modifying/Deleting Custom Fields now logged in Recent Activity
  • Improved: You can now define which booking fields should be included in Booking Confirmation Emails
  • Optimization: MySQL query & memory footprint reduction
  • Optimization: Image optimization
  • Update: System requirements (browsers)
  • Security enhancements
  • Fixed: Cumulative roll-up of various fixes for issues discovered since v4.07 – see for details

How To Get MIDAS v4.08

Existing self-hosting MIDAS customers with a valid Annual Support Subscription can update to v4.08 from within the software via MIDAS Admin Options → Manage MIDAS → Update.

Customers who instead have their MIDAS “remotely hosted” by us don’t need to do anything – we’ve already automatically updated you to v4.08 this past weekend!

2015 – A new year… a new start?

Not yet using MIDAS for your organization’s facility scheduling needs? As it’s the start of a new year, now would be an ideal time to make a fresh start, and finally take back control over your room bookings and resource scheduling with our intuitive, powerful and easy to use, web based software!

To find out more, check out the features of MIDAS, view screenshots, or give MIDAS a try online now.

If you’re still not convinced that MIDAS can help your organization streamline and simplify its booking and reservation process, read what some of our existing customers say, and then get MIDAS working for your organization today!

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