Java Update Warning

The automatic update of Java on a Windows system may cause OpenVPMS to become unusable.


Our software license requires you to be a current subscriber to our organisation to be able to use it in your practice. OpenVPMS relies on financial support from veterinary industry members to fund ongoing development and refinement of our software.

If you are a member of the veterinary profession or wider industry you are free to use our software if you are a subscriber to our organisation. We also encourage members to tell us what improvements they would like to see in the way our software functions and also to contribute to the cost of making changes by donating funds either to the project as a whole or to individual projects.

If you would like to donate to our cause please follow the links...........

We will issue a receipted tax invoice for software support for all donations over $100. If you would like to become a subscriber please fill in the online subscription form........

Subscription Key


This is a dummy product present only that a Store manager can place an order for this an trigger the generation and emailing of a subscription key.  Note that the cost is $0 and we need the uc_free_order module so that the $0 order can be processed.


Forum Signatures have been enabled

I have enabled signatures for forum users..

A signature is a attached to each post or comment that you make on the forums.

Users can create it in there profile (click "My Profile under the OpenVPMS logo) 

or click here if you are logged in

Then select the edit tab just under your username and scroll down till you see a section called signature then enter what you would like attached to the bottom of each my case I always forgot to sign the post so I have.....(see the bottom)

OpenVPMS 1.8-beta-1

The OpenVPMS development team is pleased to announce the release of OpenVPMS 1.8-beta-1.

This is a beta release of OpenVPMS 1.8, to allow users to test the new features prior the final 1.8 release.

See New in 1.8 for a summary of new features.

Note that this release does not include the following projects, which are under development:

OpenVPMS 1.7.1 released

We are pleased to announce the release of OpenVPMS 1.7.1.

Click here for the Release Notes.

Click here to download OpenVPMS 1.7.1.

If you need an earlier version, see here.

Please allow me to bypass the spam filters

Unfortunately to protect us from spam we have had to install filters that check if you are a human. If you are a regular user of the forum and would like us to turn off the spam checks on your user account please submit the following form:

Please note in order to have your account approved:

  • you should have been a member of the forum for more than 3 months
  • you must have made at least 3 posts in the past

Please note: you must be logged in to submit this form.

OpenVPMS 1.7 released

We are pleased to announce the release of OpenVPMS 1.7.

Click here for the Release Notes.

Click here to download OpenVPMS 1.7.

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