New Release of the ProcessMaker v. 3.0 (Beta5) – Now Available for Download and Testing

There are only a few weeks left until the release of ProcessMaker Community version 3.0! In the meantime we are launching Beta versions in order to give you a sneak peak at what will be in the final version.

This is the Beta 5 release. This new beta comes with great new features and tons of bug fixes and improvements.

Remember that this is a BETA release. Do not use this BETA version in a production environment.

New features:

  • Added user’s First Name, Email, Username as required fields in the user form.
  • Full Support for Intermediate Message event (outbound).
  • Full support for Intermediate Message event (inbound).
  • Full support for Start Message event (inbound).
  • Implementation of an independent cron for message events (messageeventcron.php)
  • Complete Extended XML BPMN schema to add running artifacts in .pmx file.
  • In the preview of a DynaForm, hint property of the image and link field is working.
  • Add support for End Message Event (outbound).
  • Support for Internet Explorer v10 and v11 inside the new Form Designer.
  • Standardization of hints position in the preview and when running cases.
  • Support for hidden fields on the new form designer.
  • Use of AutoSuggest field to select User under HOME >Advanced Search.
  • Support for Firefox v35.0.1.
  • Full Support for Message Types

Bug Fixes:

  • The autosave designer takes too much time and freezes the Designer.
  • Invalid message when an error occurs in an exclusive gateway where all conditions are false.
  •  Saving date validation.
  •  Double click to save a new variable if using Internet Explorer v10 and v11.
  • If using Firefox v.35 it is not possible to use the keyboard arrows in the properties of each field.
  • When copying a folder with content such as folder or files, a warning is displayed for each one of them and the dialog box that has the folder path does not disappear.
  • Translate error in the email configuration label.
  • It is possible to see connections between pools.
  • If using Internet Explorer, the same process can be opened in different tabs.
  • When resending emails inside the Message History (in the Case Information Menu), it displays 2 notices with Undefined index.
  • If using Internet Explorer, if a new process is created and opened in a new tab, the first tab with the information about the creation of the new process stays open.
  • If using Internet Explorer the Vertical Text is outside of its “resize points”.
  • Some BPMN elements do not have the “Edit Label” option.
  • The sub-process context menu does not disappear after selecting any of its options.
  • If using firefox v.35, an error when configuring dependent fields is displayed.
  • When the session is lost in the Case Tracker, A run time error is throwing with the following message “the row ” in table CASE_TRACKER doesn’t exist!
  • The label of the lanes are superimposed and it does not allow the edition of the name.
  • Date and date time field types have the same class and the data format inside the DateTime is not defined.
  • The configuration in the property of the hint field is lost after closing the DynaForm designer.
  • Options inside the “Edit Process” are not aligned.
  • After saving changes in the HeartBeat, the “Error” message is displayed
  • When the process is imported, triggers are not being displayed inside the debugger.

Known issues:

  • BPMN Designer Import standardization of elements size.
  •  WebEntry refactor.
  • When the PMFGetCasesNotes() function is being executed in a trigger, it displays a syntax error: unexpected ‘,’, expecting ‘(‘.
  • The default task defined in gateways does not require a condition.
  • It is not possible to order the routing rules in the Exclusive gateway.


  • Update information about the DynaForm variables when editing the content of the variables.
  • Step assignment inside tasks was improved.

Read the complete Release Notes for a detailed description of new features, known issues and bugs-fixes.


* The directory where ProcessMaker is installed should have write permissions.

* Remember that this is a BETA release. Do not use this BETA version in a production environment.


* English (Default Core)

Beta Availability

ProcessMaker 3.0 Beta version is available for Linux and Windows platforms. Download them from this site.


* For a detailed description of ProcessMaker 3.0 and its new features please see our latest documentation.

* To report any issues in ProcessMaker 3.0 (beta 5) please go to this page, select ProcessMaker [community] “Project” and select “ProcessMaker v3.0 beta5″ in Product version.

How to contribute?

* We need your help to make ProcessMaker 3.0 the best release, so please take some time to download and try out the beta, your feedback is very important to us!.

* if you are willing to help us translating this version into your native language just tell us by sending an email to

Don’t forget that any contribution will be mentioned in our wiki, social media and forum…so help spread the word!

Enjoy it!




About This Author

Customer & Partner Support Manager for Colosa Inc. and ProcessMaker.