Omnis 7 | Omnis Studio 10
Our conversion tools and consultancy are waiting for you
We have worked with thousands of developers on converting their applications, allowing them to achieve even greater success in their business (our case studies demonstrate this, and are available on request). We have a deep knowledge of how to manage the required conversion process and what is the best approach, and we have built up a comprehensive set of conversion tools for different aspects.
We help you with:
- Omnis 7 to Studio conversion
- Omnis DML to SQL conversion
- Omnis V2 DAMs to V3 DAMs conversion
- Omnis Studio 4 or earlier to latest version (incl. Non-Unicode to Unicode)
We understand that such a conversion may be your first project of this kind. We have a team of consultants who have vast experience of working on many different conversion projects and can also recommend a group of Omnis developers in different regions who are specialised in conversion consultancy.
A typical conversion project
Well to be honest, there is no ‘typical’ conversion project as each application and each set of code is different. However, these are the recommended steps for migrating your application:
We know conversion can be a daunting prospect, but together we can migrate and greatly optimize your application, leading to further business success well into the future.
- If you have an Omnis 7 application and would like to discuss your conversion options, please contact us and we would be delighted to discuss your requirements.
- If you’re thinking about converting your Omnis 7 app, but would like to know more about Omnis Studio first, please register for one of our free, online Webinars.
- Or if you still have further technical questions, you might like to read our Conversion FAQ.
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Omnis 7 Conversion FAQs
So what are the main differences between Omnis 7 and Omnis Studio?
Can I convert my Omnis 7 version 3 applications to Omnis Studio?
The majority of simple applications will convert, and they will function in the same way as before. However some large or more complex applications will require some attention following conversion. The effort involved in the conversion process must be weighed against the longer term benefits of upgrading to Omnis Studio and taking advantage of its new features.
You can even convert applications created with Omnis 7 version 2 or earlier to Omnis Studio by first converting them to Omnis 7.3. A similar case applies to converting Omnis data files: Omnis Studio v3 or v4 will attempt to convert Omnis 7.3 data files automatically, while you must convert data files created with Omnis 7 version 2 or earlier to Omnis Studio by first converting them to Omnis 7.3. For very old Omnis data files, such as those created with Omnis 3, Omnis 5, or in some cases Omnis 7 version 1 or 2, it may be worth exporting the data from your old data file and importing it into a new Omnis Studio data file.
Once your application is converted and running on Studio 3 or 4, it can be converted easily to the latest Omnis Studio 10 release. However, at this stage you also have to take care of the conversion to Unicode as Studio 5 and higher releases are Unicode-only.
What type of things can I convert?
Can I convert really old Omnis applications to Omnis Studio?
Will Omnis Studio break my old code?
Do I need to use OO programming in my converted Omnis 7.3 application?
Do you provide help for conversion projects?
For more details on converting from Omnis 7 to Omnis Studio, please Contact us to arrange a free consultation to discuss your conversion options.