Help - About

The About command provides information about the running version of Manifold.  The About dialog also checks for any newer versions.


<product name>

The product which is running.  Manifold System Release 9 is cited as Manifold System.  Manifold Viewer is cited as Manifold Viewer.


Build number and date of release.

<version status>

If the build running is the latest version, reports Your version is up to date.   If a newer version is available, reports New version available with the new version number as a link that launches the Free Updates page in the default browser.   The Free Updates page provides links to downloads pages for Manifold Release 9 and for Manifold Viewer.

<masked serial number>

Appears for Manifold Release 9 and does not appear for Manifold Viewer.   The serial number used for this installation, with the last dozen digits replaced by X characters, to ensure confidentiality.   Masked serial numbers, that is, serial numbers which have part of the serial number obliterated with X characters, cannot be used for installation or activation.   Masked serial numbers are provided to allow us to keep track of what serial number is installed in which machine.


The CPU that is operating, as reported by Windows.


Reports the GPU devices installed in the system, if GPGPU capable, as reported by NVIDIA drivers.  If no GPGPU-capable device has been installed in the system, will report Graphics only for the GPU.


Amount of random access memory installed in the computer system.


The version of Windows that is running, as reported by Windows.  


The language in use.   See Localization.  


An approximate snapshot of the resources currently used by Manifold: the amount of RAM in use, the amount of hard disk in use and the number of files open.


64-bit or 32-bit operation.   Reports Running in 64-bit mode or Running in 32-bit mode.

Buy Manifold 9

Appears for Manifold Viewer and does not appear for Manifold Release 9.   Launches the Manifold Online Store entry page in the default browser.


Close the dialog.


ico_nb_arrow_blue.png  Manifold does not automatically check for updates.   After installation, at any time check for any newer versions available by choosing Help - About.   When the About dialog is launched, Manifold will reach out through Internet to check for a new version.    

See Also

Read Me First




Help Menu


Installation and Activation




Manifold Home Page


API Documentation