QueueExplorer Versions

4.0.22 (2017/05/08)
  • Bugfix: Queue grouping functionality could fail, preventing opening a connection.
4.0.21 (2017/05/08)
  • Optimizations for 100+ or 1000+ queues per machine.
  • Improved GUI responsiveness during load and refresh operations.
  • Fixed multiple issues which could potentially hang QueueExplorer process.
  • TimeToReachQueue is no longer set in sent messages, and always has default value.
  • Multiple bug fixes in: queue list scrolling and on-change flashing, group collapsing, switching queues in slow MSMQ reading scenarios, etc.
4.0.20 (2017/05/04)
  • Reduced number of MSMQ calls during queue loading - faster loading and reduced MSMQ usage.
  • Bugfix: 4.0.19 broke custom columns in some cases.
4.0.19 (2017/05/03)
  • Improved performance when filtering queues with large number of messages.
  • Improved MSMQ messages loading speed.
4.0.18 (2017/04/25)
  • Queue list refresh didn't show queues created out of QueueExplorer.
  • Outgoing queues can be purged now.
  • Fixed lot of outgoing queue issues - editing messages, send to back, etc. didn't work.
  • Outgoing queuest through QueueProxy now have same features as local outgoing queues.
  • Requires QueueProxy 4.0.18
4.0.17 (2017/04/18)
  • Auto refresh can be turned off or configured for server tree panel as well.
  • Configuring auto refresh period didn't work correctly in some cases.
  • Fixed several issues that could lead to hanging.
4.0.16 (2017/04/06)
  • Custom folders can now exclude queues using wildcard matching.
4.0.15 (2017/04/03)
  • Custom Regex field didn't work.
4.0.14 (2017/03/31)
  • Better encoding detection for JSON view.
4.0.13 (2017/03/20)
  • "Grouping of similar queues" is now configurable, to support one or more custom separators.
4.0.12 (2017/03/18)
  • Source was not saved for custom Xpath/Regex/JSON columns.
4.0.11 (2017/02/28)
  • Editing connection in some cases displayed localhost instead of machine name.
4.0.10 (2017/02/21)
  • ActiveMQ message list didn't work with non-default authentication set in ActiveMQ
4.0.9 (2017/02/09)
  • WCF viewer now better maintains original structure of the message.
3.4.10 (2017/02/09)
  • This release of v3 can load .mq files saved from v4
4.0.8 (2017/01/19)
  • Outgoing queues on remote machine didn't work through QueueProxy.
4.0.7 (2017/01/18)
  • Projects from older versions of QueueExplorer couldn't be loaded.
4.0.6 (2017/01/16)
  • If message previewer can't load message, there's no more error dialog. We just display error message inside previewer.
4.0.5 (2017/01/03)
  • Server tree auto refresh would result in GUI pauses when there were several hundred queues.
4.0.4 (2016/12/21)
  • Small text fixes.
4.0.3 (2016/12/13)
  • User-defined columns improvements and fixes - column type (XPath, JSON, Regex) is displayed in a list. Default sample can be reverted any time. Column type is now displayed as String/Int/Double.
4.0.2 (2016/12/10)
  • Fixed occasional error during license loading.
4.0.1 Final (2016/12/04)
  • Final release of QueueExplorer 4.
  • Improved documentation.
  • License loading through GUI.
  • Tabs can be rearranged. (PRO)
4.0.0 Beta (2016/10/26)
  • Progressive loading of messages - QueueExplorer no longer waits for all messages to load before displaying but shows them as they arrive.
  • Custom folders - configurable source queue types for wildcard matching. (PRO)
  • Drag&drop queues to custom folders. (PRO)
  • Improved drag&drop for computers and groups. (PRO)
  • Better - multi selection for queue and message list - now you can start selection anywhere on the grid.
  • Better high DPI support.
3.9.6 Alpha (2016/09/09)
  • Custom folders, for organizing queues. (PRO)
  • Wildcard matching for custom folders. (PRO)
3.9.5 Alpha (2016/06/22)
  • Delete connection for Standard edition.
  • Calculated custom JSON and Regex columns. (PRO)
3.9.4 Alpha (2016/06/14)
  • Improved column chooser.
  • Calculated custom XPath column. (PRO)
  • ActiveMQ custom header property can be displayed as a column.
  • Cumulative counts for collapsed queues.
  • Context menu actions in server tree were not working correctly.
  • Redesigned MSMQ message edit to show more stuff on single page.
  • Alternative display name for connection.
3.9.3 Alpha (2016/05/31)
  • Message count is displayed for Grouped queues as well.
3.9.2 Alpha (2016/05/21)
  • Configurable periodic refresh.
  • Docking panels for UI.
  • Grouping similar queues - Queue.messages, Queue.error, etc. can be collapsed for better overview.
  • Cut messages are not removed from source queue until first Paste operation.
  • Topic subscribers panel.
3.9.1 Alpha (2016/02/19)
  • Removed dependency which prevented QueueExplorer to run on systems where MSMQ was not installed.
3.9.0 Alpha (2016/02/18)
  • First alpha version of ActiveMQ support
3.4.8 (2016/02/09)
  • Bugfix: in rare circumstances there could be Null pointer exception when opening messages.
3.4.7 (2016/01/28)
  • Bugfix: unhandled exception when Add/Remove column dialog was opened before messages are loaded.
3.4.6 (2016/01/05)
  • Tab close button is now available on each tab.
  • Bugfix: main window position and size were not saved and restored.
3.4.5 (2015/11/17)
  • JSON and text views now better handle Unicode messages with BOM header bytes.
3.4.4 (2015/05/26)
  • Additional classes are available for .Net view.
3.4.3 (2015/04/16)
  • Transactional status of multiple queues can be set at once from queues panel.
  • Message preview keeps user selected view mode when messages list is refreshed.
3.4.2 (2015/04/06)
  • Bug: groups were not working in Professional version.
3.4.1 (2015/04/06)
  • View related dialogs are resizable and views are sorted by name. (PRO)
3.4.0 (2015/04/03)
  • Management functionality for queue views. There are no more views specific to single queue - all views are available for all queues. There's description box with view details when loading and managing queues. (PRO)
  • Improved message reading speed when MSMQ is in AD mode.
  • Message view remembers size and position.
  • Word wrap for Text viewer.
  • Queue list remembers grid settings and filters.
3.3.2 (2015/02/05)
  • Fixed invalid Ctrl-A handling in some text boxes
  • Allowed API users to save .mq file by supplying regular MSMQ Message. Conversion to MessageProxy is performed internally
  • Pretty formatting for XML now renders empty tags in single line
3.3.1 (2014/06/16)
  • Bugfix: old .mq files from QueueExplorer 2.x couldn't be loaded since v3.2.3
  • Works as 64-bit app on 64-bit Windows
  • Performance improvement for big queues
3.3.0 (2014/02/13)
  • Queue Views - store filters, sorting, columns, etc, globally, or individually for each queue. (PRO)
3.2.3 (2014/01/23)
  • Reduced memory consumption when saving messages from big queues.
3.2.2 (2013/10/01)
  • WCF view can now display full WCF message with headers.
  • Queues with ID format for destination queue didn't work correctly for editing messages.
3.2.1 (2013/07/26)
  • Ctrl+C will copy selected text when focus is in message preview.
  • CTRL+F4 produced error message when used in Standard edition.
  • Some dialogs didn't look good when large fonts were turned on in Windows.
3.2.0 (2013/06/06)
  • Load/Save Project - a way to quickly transfer servers and groups tree to another machine with QueueExplorer. (PRO)
  • Edited message can be sent to different queue. Original destination is default. Useful for messages in journal and deadletter queues, as well as subqueues.
  • Queue picker dialog is added for places where user can change queue path/format.
  • JSON view
3.1.6 (2013/01/23)
  • Bugfix: List of public/outgoing/system queues didn't work in some cases
3.1.5 (2012/11/26)
  • Copying only selected node or subtree in .Net view
  • Installer supports .Net 4.0 when .Net 2.0 is not available, like by default on Windows 8
  • Bugfix: filter in queues list was removed after refresh
3.1.4 (2012/08/01)
  • Added optional column for displaying message's "extension" field in message list
  • .Net Binary messages can now be displayed in message's list body column
  • Bugfix: Specifying IP address for computer name didn't work
  • Bugfix: displaying list of outgoing queues on remote machine didn't work
3.1.3 (2012/03/19)
  • Fixed issues when MSMQ was set to work in MSMQ Hardened mode
3.1.2 (2012/01/18)
  • Bugfix: Queue size bigger than 2GB was displayed as negative number.
  • Bug/performance fix: reduced memory ussage when displaying large queues with large messages.
3.1.1 (2011/09/29)
  • Bugfix: Body viewer could crash QE in some rare cases.
3.1.0 (2011/08/31)
  • Body can be displayed in message list
  • Filtering and sorting by message body - when body column is added to list
  • Correlation ID is now editable
  • Dialog for queue properties is not modal any more
  • If .Net 4.0 is installed, it will be used by default, making it easier to use .Net 4.0 assemblies for body view
  • Bugfix: Outgoing queues didn't work in some scenarios
  • Bugfix: Transactional status for remote queues was not saved correctly in some cases
  • Bugfix: Column widths were not saved
  • Bugfix: If there were 2 or more "Saves" without refreshing queue, all saves after first one could have duplicate messages
  • Performance improvement - message bodies are cached
3.0.7 (2011/02/23)
  • Bugfix: Deleting/moving messages from remote queues sometimes fails on 64-bit OS.
3.0.6 (2011/02/19)
  • Bugfix: Messages could be lost during "move" operation, if user clicked on "Cancel" on "Is queue transactional?" dialog.
3.0.5 (2010/11/23)
  • Bugfix: public queues were not displayed in servers tree after QueueExplorer restart (PRO)
3.0.4 (2010/11/03)
  • Load balancing messages - moving them between selected queues until all queues have same or similar number of messages (PRO)
3.0.3 (2010/10/21)
  • Bugfix: Hex view didn't show every 16th byte
3.0.2 (2010/10/14)
  • Bugfix: Endless error dialogs after saving messages to file
  • Improved performance of .Net view when message contains big arrays.
3.0.1 (2010/10/04)
  • Bugfix: message preview was sometimes disabled incorrectly
  • Bugfix: Queues list right-panel view didn't properly select queues after deleting or adding queues
3.0.0 (2010/10/01)
  • Bugfix: message operations didn't refresh queue counts
  • Bugfix: sorting didn't preserve focused row
  • Updated documentation
3.0.0 RC (2010/09/24)
  • QueueExplorer Professional RC released
  • Connect to multiple MSMQ servers (PRO)
  • Organize servers in groups (PRO)
  • Tabbed interface (PRO)
3.0.0 BETA2 (2010/08/01)
  • Message previes can be turned on/off
  • Custom message filter available from toolbar/menu
  • Bugfix: XML view didn't work with some XML messages
  • Bugfix: .Net view didn't work in message preview
  • Bugfix: sort on date field was incorrect
  • Better handling of Date and Boolean columns
  • "Save changes to queue" is enabled only when something is edited.
3.0.0 BETA (2010/06/04)
  • Support for subqueues (MSMQ 4.0)
  • Message filtering
  • Body view available directly in main window
  • WCF body view
  • In place Text and color coded XML body editors
  • Save multiple bodies -each body is saved to separate file.
  • Performance improvents for copy, delete and large queues
  • New file format for saving messages, with reduced memory usage and file size
  • Limiting maximum number of visible messages straight from toolbar
  • Resizable message view
  • Additional message properties for "Create new message"
  • .Net 1.1 is no longer supported - minimum is .Net 2.0
2.2.4 (2008/04/07)
  • Faster loading of big files and reduced memory usage
  • Faster display of large XML message bodies
  • Command line option for turning off loading of public queues for performance reasons - /NoPublic
  • Bugfix: message body larger than 64KB was not correctly displayed/edited
  • Bugfix: messages containing byte 0 were not completely displayed in text view.
  • Bugfix: queue list didn't show all queue properties correctly.
  • Bugfix: on some Vista machines QueueExplorer worked with reduced functionality
2.2.3 (2007/07/03)
  • Queues are now closed immediately after each operation to prevent locking issues with other applications
  • Reduced MSMQ security requirements. QueueExplorer required full MSMQ permissions no matter which operation was performed. Now it will ask only for what's needed, e.g. Peek to get list of messages, Receive to delete message, etc. Works only on .Net 2.0 or higher
  • Bugfix: More complex class hierarchies in .Net view crashed entire QueueExplorer.
2.2.2 (2007/05/02)
  • Improved keyboard support.
2.2.1 (2007/03/01)
  • BUGFIX: Queues panel could not be repeatedly refreshed using F5 because focus got lost after first refresh.
2.2.0 (2007/01/29)
  • XML view with color coding.
  • Exporting lists of queues and messages to CSV file.
  • Start QueueExplorer with opening queues on remote machine.
  • Support for BodyType property.
  • Adjustable limit for number of displayed messages.
  • Switching to specific .Net version.
  • Public API for accessing MQ files.
2.1.1 (2006/04/21)
  • BUGFIX: Failure when reading queues on Windows 2000.
2.1 (2006/04/20)
  • Progress is displayed during long-running operations.
  • Mass paste is improved and renamed to Bulk sender. Adjustable delay between messages can be added for simulating different loads.
  • Multiple queues can be deleted or purged with single operation.
2.0.2 (2006/03/27)
  • BUGFIX: Editing fails on remote transactional queue.
  • BUGFIX: When outgoing queues are unavailable, other queues don't show up as well
2.0.1 (2006/03/24)
  • BUGFIX: .Net XML view not working
2.0 (2006/03/15)
  • Support for outgoing queues - All standard operations are available. This is a solution for all cases when messages get stuck in outgoing queue, for example when destination machine is down or replaced.
  • Editing messages - Most important message fields can be edited, including message body.
  • Summary properties for multiple queues - Selecting private queues node displays list of all private queues with selected properties. It also works for public, outgoing, and system queues
  • Improved documentation
1.4.1 (2005/11/14)
  • Fixed loosing of messages during copying when TimeToReachQueue or TimeToBeReceived are 0.
1.4 (2005/11/01)
  • Toolbar and additional menus for mostly used functions are added. Among other things it's more convenient to change computer or to refresh queues or messages
  • Viewing message details for several messages is easier now - you can go to next or previous message directly from message viewer. Another handy feature is that message viewer remembers tab that was last used and reopens on the same tab.
  • Drag and drop of files from Windows explorer now opens "Create new message" with that file as message body
  • Queue icons now show whether queue is transactional or not.
  • Fixed performance issue when changing queues on Windows 2000
  • Supports .Net Framework 2.0
1.3 (2005/09/10)
  • Message sorting by any field
  • Message counts for all public and private queues visible at all times
  • Improved memory management and faster operations with large queues
  • Window size and columns persisted between sessions
  • Size of selection displayed in status bar
1.2 (2005/07/12)
  • Massive performance improvements for multi-message operations. Copy, save, delete, etc. for several thousand messages is possible now.
1.1 (2005/06/20)
  • Message viewer can display XML or binary serialized .Net objects
  • Improved "New Message" - body can be arbitrary text or loaded from file
  • Saving message body to file
  • Improved support for remote queues - messages can be created, copied, loaded, etc.
1.0 (2005/03/31)
  • First commercial release.
0.9 (2005/03/20)
  • Redesign
0.85 (2005/02/19)
  • More operations are now available when remote queues are accessed
0.8 (2005/02/9)
  • Mass paste - a shortcut to test how your infrastructure copes with tens of thousands of messages. Select some messages and let QueueExplorer send them as many times as you want.
  • Journal messages for each queue is now available too, not only system journal
  • Recent machines history
  • Select columns to be displayed in messages list
  • Purge - delete all messages from queue, works much faster than Select All / Delete
  • Status bar
  • Performance improvements and bug fixes
0.7 (2005/01/24)
  • create and delete queues
  • queue properties
  • delete confirmations
  • remote queues are now read-only, because of MSMQ limitations
  • improved transactional operations
0.6 (2005/01/8)
  • basic functionality improved
0.5 (2004/12/25)
  • first public version, gathering initial feedback

Back to QueueExplorer