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Centro 7.0 Release Notes


Centro 7.0 is the latest in product visualization software from Actify, Inc. Centro 7.0 is a 64-bit server application that is fully browser based, with a scalable architecture utilizing a graph database and greater flexibility with action sequences. 

Centro 7.0 upgrades from Centro 6 are listed below.

  • 64-bit support
  • Wholly web-based application with a redesigned user interface
  • Stable Linux database environment
  • Graph database technology for relational reporting
  • Dynamic and flexible pipelines vs static sentinels
  • IF / THEN decision based pipeline action
  • Pipeline uncompressed of .ZIP, .RAR, .TAR, ..GZ, and 7Z, files
  • Populate Catalog with physical properties and CAD attributes
  • Personalized Catalog home page
  • More flexible Catalog layouts
  • Assembly tree navigation on Catalog parts
  • Easier Catalog "breadcrumb" navigation
  • Ability to manually create thumbnail file and SpinFire Web file in Catalog
  • Catalog Favorites
  • Catalog Projects to limit Catalog accessibility
  • Catalog Resources
  • Catalog DataDocs
  • Standard views, user views, and CAD views in SpinFire Web
  • SpinFire Web module ready for web page embedding
  • Centro Control - revision control system
  • Multiple sourced Bill of Materials (BOM) Manager
  • Administrator controlled finer-detailed application accessibility

In addition, Centro 7.0 gives you the ability to:

  • Predefined Most Viewed, and Recently Viewed search
  • Create saved Catalog searches based on CAD attributes, Catalog Parts, DataDocs, CAD physical Properties, Resources and Projects
  • Greater Search Compare attributes to select from
  • Add images to Catalog from SpinFire web
  • Add any file types associated to Catalog Parts

Centro 7 Future Features

  • Saving notes in SpinFire Web
  • 3D Shape Search
  • Setting start times for pipelines
  • XML extraction of PMI, assembly structure, 
  • LDAP user management
  • Shattered Assembly support
  • Multiple language support

Known Issues

See Centro 7 Known Issues

Supported Environments

Centro Web / File Server EnvironmentMinimumRecommendedOptimum
Operating System

Windows 7 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)

Windows 7 (64-bit) Windows 7 (64-bit) 
CPU/Processor *

Intel i7 8 Core 4 GHz (or equivalent)

Intel i7 8 Core 8 GHz (or equivalent)


Memory8 GB16 GB32 GB
Disk Space 10 GB free50 GB free100 GB free

* It's recommended to have n-1 core processors where n = the number of total concurrent jobs running.

The amount of available free space is dependent on the amount and size of files and revisions uploaded as resources to the Catalog.


Database EnvironmentMinimumRecommendedOptimum
Operating System

Ubuntu Linux v12.04 / v14.10 / v15.04

Debian Linux v7.0 or v8.0

Debian Linux v8.0Debian Linux v8.0
Memory8 GB8 GB16 GB
Disk Space

10 GB free

20 GB free

50 GB free

Client EnvironmentMinimumRecommendedOptimum

WebGL Compatible Browser

  • FireFox
  • Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 11+
  • Edge 



Memory2 GB4 GB8 GB

Prerequisite Installations



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