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AquaCalc DataLink 4 BETA version

Would you like to help us test a pre-release “BETA” version of DataLink 4? This version will have the latest features, but has not been fully tested.

What is BETA software?

Before we release software for everyone to use, we first test the software in-house here at AquaCalc. This is called “Alpha” testing. We then ask customers to test the software to find problems that we didn't find. This is called “Beta” testing. Finally, we release the software to the public. This is called a “Full Release”, as is available here on the DataLink Install page.

If you would like to help us test the next release of DataLink you can install it from our website. DataLink needs several components provided by Microsoft. If you do not already have these components, the setup program will download and install them automatically. This method uses Microsoft’s Click-Once deployment technology and allows automatic updates from our website.

February 2020 Note:

We are in the early stages of Beta Testing for AquaCalc DataLink 4.3.x. Please Contact Customer Support before installing this Beta version

Click Here to Install Beta version of DataLink 4

When asked if you want to Run or Save the “setup.exe” file, select Run (or save the file and then run it).

The following prerequisites are required:

Note that the help files in the beta version may not be complete.

Beta Tester Responsibility

A beta tester's responsibilities include communicating with AquaCalc whenever you have a question about how the AquaCalc works or if something isn't working like you expect it to. This helps us improve the user experience. Don't be shy, tell us what’s wrong and tell us what you want.


Greg Ruszovan

AquaCalc LLC / JBS Instruments

(916) 372-0534



Version 4.3.1 BETA Released 01/31/2020

This is BETA software, which means that it is still in the testing phase. Report all problems to AquaCalc Customer Support: support@aquacalc.com

 AquaCalc DataLink Changes:

AquaCalc Pro Plus Manual Excerpt: Setting the number of decimal places for Sub-Section and Section Q


Click for Full DataLink BETA version Release Notes

DataLink BETA CD Setup files

Optionally you can install AquaCalc DataLink BETA using the CD installation files.

We recommend that DataLink be installed directly from our website by using the link above. You will need to manually install some of the prerequisites listed above. If you would like to install a traditional “CD” type installation:

  1. Download the AquaCalc DataLink BETA CD Setup compressed zip file from the AquaCalc website.
  2. Unzip the file by right clicking the file and selecting “Extract All ...” from the menu that pops up.
  3. Install the Microsoft® System CLR Types for SQL Server® 2012 (x86) perquisite by double-clicking the “SQLSysClrTypes.msi” file in the extraction folder above, and following the directions.
  4. Install the Microsoft Report Viewer 2012 Runtime by double-clicking the “ReportViewer.msi” file in the extraction folder above, and following the directions.
  5. Run the Setup.exe file in the folder that you extracted to. This will install AquaCalc DataLink onto the computer.


DataLink BETA

AquaCalc LLC. telephone +1.916.372.0534 e-mail: sales@aquacalc.com

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