GDC 4.00 upgrade guide

This section describes differences you may encounter when upgrading to Genero Desktop Client (GDC) 4.00.


This is an incremental upgrade guide that covers only topics related to the Genero Desktop Client version specified in the page title. Check prior upgrade guides if you migrate from an earlier version. Make sure to also read about the new features for this version.


This version of Genero Desktop Client is desupported, use a more recent version of the product.

Corresponding new features page: GDC 4.00 new features.

Previous upgrade guide: GDC 3.21 upgrade guide.

Universal Rendering

Starting with Genero 4.00, Universal Rendering is the sole rendering option for Genero Enterprise front-ends. The ability to select a rendering option has been removed from all GDC configuration dialogs.

For more information, go to Universal Rendering versus Native Rendering.

Changes in earlier versions

Make sure to check the upgrade notes of earlier versions, to not miss changes introduced in maintenance releases. For more details, see GDC 3.21 upgrade guide.