WIDS 7.5.138 Software Update

This update includes additions to the External Standards Library for the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council. If you didn't update last time, you also get new releases from the American Dental Association - Dental Hygiene, Culinology, Radiography, NAACLS, the fall 2008 Career Clusters, NATEF, NAEYC, NCATE, and Physical Therapist Assistant. This download is available to current licensed clients only.

How to Install the Updates

Click the update link further down on this page. Then choose Run or Open when prompted to automatically begin the update process. (If your only option is to save the file to your computer, then save the file and run it from your computer.) You must have WIDS, WIDS Analyzer, and WIDS Publisher closed during the update process.

Core Ability Library update:  During the installation process you have the option to update the Core Ability Library.  If you wish to update your Core Ability Library, then be sure to place a checkmark in the checkbox indicated by the red arrow in the image below. Note that if you have previously customized your Core Ability Library, your customization will be overwritten if you choose this option during the installation process.


















Update to WIDS version 7.5.138

About the Updates

Revisit this page from time to time to check for new updates. To find out if you have the most current WIDS version, follow these directions:

1.       Open WIDS.
2.       Recover your previous project or open a different one.
3.       Choose About… from the Help menu. The About window displays the WIDS version number.
4.       Compare the software version number with the version number you see on this download page.

Note: if you run WIDS from the network, the update must be applied to the application server by a network technician. Call WIDS technical support at (800) 677-9437 if you have any questions.