Software Downloads

MerlinXL v6 for HFM and HFM 11.2

Version: v6.2.0.4            
Released: 6th Jan 2021

Payara        Webserver for the Java based HFM api

JDK 1.8      The latest version of the Oracle JDK. Just need the JDK not JRE

Coretto     Free alternative to the  Oracle JDK.

Roadmap- previous releases

Version: v6.2.0.4

Released: 6th Jan 2021


Tested and Certified for HFM 11.2

Fix  Journal Scaling of account types. Consist with HFM Web interface 

Fix  Uninstall vsto ribbon option

Version: v6.2.0.0

Released: 16th Dec 2020


Tested and Certified for HFM 11.2

New – added file transfer security. The client and server must both be v6.1

Fix  Numberlock issue 


Version: v6.0.4.0

Released: 12th December 2019


Fix  Form resizing issue on certain older laptops

Fix Updating Year on multiple sheets

New  Generate Instant Intercompany links for a security class

Version: v6.0.3.0

Released: 29th July 2019


Improved  Journal List Performance

Fix  Saved Workspace Journal Filters

Fix  Number formats set in HFM workspace

Fix  Cell text Boxes

Fix  System Reports

Improved Debugging

Version: v6.0.1.5  

Released: 17th April 2019



New   Journal Security Classes and Groups

Version: v6.0.0.0  

Released: 17th January 2019


New   First release

MerlinXL v4 for HFM

Version: v4.5.2.2
Released: 29th April 2020

Payara        Webserver for the Java based HFM api

JDK 1.8      The latest version of the Oracle JDK. Just need the JDK not JRE

Coretto     Free alternative to the  Oracle JDK.

Roadmap- previous releases

Version: v4.5.1.5

Released: 27th Febrary 2020

Upgrade  Improved File Transfer process & security

Fix             Form resizing and OK button location


Version: v4.5.0.0

Released: 29th July 2019

Upgrade  Improved Journal List

Fix             Saved workspace Journal filter

Upgrade  Handles number format settings in HFM Workspace

Upgrade  .NET 4.6.1 for vsto client

Upgrade  DevExpress 18.1 for Instant Intercompany

Fix             Intercompany comments with mixed decimal separators

Fix            Journal Groups and Journal Security Classes

Version: v4.4.0.0  

Released: 6th August 2018



Update     Support for Data Wizard – Data Entry pack
Fix             PVA Method Intercompany Comments
Fix             Interco Comments Roll Forward
Fix             Instant Intercompany with > 1000 Security Classes
Fix             Instant Intercompany comments allow punctuation
Fix             Activity log – regional formatting
Upgrade  Journal Pivot letters customisation
Upgrade  Confirmation message before posting journals
Upgrade  Submit/roll forward multiple intercompany comments
Upgrade  Balance and Journal type columns in Journal List

Version: v4.3.0.0  

Released: 13th June 2017


Fix             Remove [Elimination] and [Proportion] journal access
Fix             PeriodMinus when changing both Period and Year
Fix            Intercompany comments when using , as a decimal separator
Change   Translation of Parent/Contribution journals at parent currency
Change   Non-translation of FLOW and BALANCE accounts in Journal
Fixes        For multi-tab multi-project reports
Fix            Cell comments functions
Fix            Intercompany Reasons with list separator other than , comma
Update    Improvements to Instant Intercompany
Update    Online Activity Log reports. Dashboard report for Instant Intercompany
Update    Improved Metadata build and download
Update    Roll forward Intercompany comments to next period

Version: v4.2.0.0  

Release: 9th September 2016


Update       Activity logging
Update       Security Groups
Update       Separate Test vsto
Change      .NET 4.5 for vsto
Upgrade   DevExpress 16.1.5
Fix              Metadata UTF16
Upgrade  Includes Instant Intercompany module
Fix              Access to member descriptions of no access entities (for interco)
Fix              Decimal separator issue in Journals
Update      Currencies now included in Custom Dimensions in Treeview
Update      Current dimension member used as default in Report Builder
Update      Currencies in Custom dimensions
Update       POV option inReport Builder
Upgrade   Post blank journal lines
Upgrade   Improved metadata search
Upgrade   Specify OK System Changed text
Upgrade  Increased Journal label length
Fix            Journal pivot data lines scaling


Version: v4.1.0.0  

Release: 18th March 2016

Fix           Process Level colours
Fix           OK System Changed and Translated Status
Fix          User, Action, Time Keywords
Fix          First Parent option in Intercompany Reports
Update Customise displayed columns in Journal templates

Version: v4.0.0.0  

Release: 8th January 2016


First release for HFM

MerlinXL v2 for HFM and earlier

Version: v2.4.0.0

Released: 2nd July 2018

Roadmap- previous releases

Version: v2.4.0.0

Released: 2nd July 2019


Update   Allows more punctuation in Intercompany comments

version: v2.3.3.1     

Released: 23rd October 2017


Added Multiple Intercompany comments Save & Rollforwrd

Added Journal balance and type columns to Journals List
Added Protect option for Intercompany reports
Added Confirmation message before posting journals

Version: v2.3.0.0     

Released: 13th June 2017


Fix Period Minus when changing both Period and Year

Update Option to add entity security class when a journal is created
Fix Numeric journal entities
Fix Add journal class
Fix System-reports2 & logging

Update Roll forward Intercompany comments to the next period
Update Option to enable Auto-Reversing Journals

Version: v2.2.0.0  

Release: 9th January 2016


Update Activity Logging
Fix HFM exchange rates
Fix Dynamic Intercompany Accounts
Update On_Workbook_Refresh macro
Fix Drill to Cell Text in Report Wizard Reports
Fix Journal sign in Journal Table
Update Added System Currencies to Custom dimensions
Fix Multi-period journal blank amount
Update POV option in Report Builder
Update Change restriction on POV sheet
Update submit blank journal rows
Update RESET_REPORTMODE function
Fix SmartView formula in Automation sheets
Fix Data tables without Pivot option
Update Cascading functionality in the Automation System Report
Update Custom journal template hidden columns
Update Performance improvement settings
Fix Interco Library reports parent entity

Version: v2.1.0.0  

Release: 5th May 2015

Fix Unresponsiveness in Excel 2013 after large reports
Fix Excel 2013 only – ribbon becomes unresponsive on large reports
Fix SUBTRACT function for Interco with no data
Fix Closing Excel with a Personal.xlsb
Fix Journal pivot EXPENSE and LIABILITY types
Fix Report Wizard header formula = “”
Fix Cell comment on header cell
Update Debit and Credit columns on journal drill-down
Update PVA Method for Intercompany Wizard
Update Enhanced conversion process from MXL1
Fix Switch signs for Multi-period Journals and Jnl Pivots
Fix Cell Text  for
Update Supports all versions of HFM from 9.2 to
Update Excel 2007 now supports Journal Posting
Update Multi-period Intercompany reports
Update Pivot table functionality added to Data Tables
Update Journal Log report
Update Intercompany – option to suppress Non-ICP entities
Fix Selecting {CONNECTIONS} using the right-click menu
Fix Single click POV selection for base members
Fix Journal cell drill-down Fix Download PCA journals from Summary
Fix Post journals with invalid characters in username
Fix Drill to base to include duplicate entities

Version: v2.0.0.0  

Release: 8th January 2015


First release for HFM