Announcement: Accounting 1.X & POS 3.X End-of-Life

iDynamics (hereinafter as we) would like to announce that AutoCount Accounting 1.X and AutoCount Point of Sales (POS) 3.X will enter its End-of-Life phase on 31/03/2023.

This means that after 31/03/2023, there will be no more bug fixes, mandatory enhancements such as SST requirements or software updates for Accounting 1.X and POS 3.X.

As AutoCount Accounting 1.X and POS 3.X series have been in the market since 2006 and the technology applied is no longer sufficient to support future development. Users are encouraged to upgrade into a newer generation system – Accounting 2.0 & POS 5.0, as all our functions and features are built based on latest technology for better user experience with additional features which could benefits you.

For further information, you may refer to our FAQ attached. If you are interested in such upgrade, feel free to contact your sales representative for suitable upgrade package.

Frequently Asked Questions

To be simple, this means that there will be no more bug fixes or enhancement on the mentioned system after End-of-Life – 31/03/2023.

Updates are important to keep the system updated and compatible with the latest environment or requirements. Without updates, you might encounter inconveniency when using the system.

For example, if Microsoft had a new Operating System – Windows 11, 12 or 13 after 31/03/2023 and Accounting 1.X or POS 3.X had issue running on that platform, we will not be supporting to make the system compatible with it as there will be no more developments on the mentioned system. In this case, you can only use Accounting 1.X or POS 3.X with current support windows.

Another example, if custom change any SST requirements after 31/03/2023, since there is no more development and updates by that time, you will have to find workaround way to handle these new requirements from the custom.

Yes, you can continue to use Accounting 1.X or POS 3.X even after 31/03/2023. It just will not have any updates after the specified End-of-Life date – 31/03/2023. This also means that if you do not have any new requirements, you can use Accounting 1.X or POS 3.X as per it is as there is no changes required from you. We are still providing helpdesk support for those that are still using Accounting 1.X and POS 3.X.

There are 2 options available:

  1. Upgrade to Accounting 2.0 or POS 5.0 AutoCount had a new generation of Accounting and POS system which offer more functions and features built based on latest technology. Click here for more information about Accoounting 2.0 or POS 5.0.
  2. Migrate to Cloud Accounting. AutoCount also had another Accounting system which is Cloud base. This option is recommended for accountants. Click here for more information of Cloud Accounting.

Do contact your sales representative for the best recommendation if you are not sure which option is more suitable. You may also contact your them for respective charges required.

Yes, you can still upgrade your AutoCount 1.X to 2.0. However, you will also need to contact your customization developer to convert your customization from 1.X to 2.0 if the customization is being develop by 3rd party. It is recommended to upgrade after your customization is ready for smoother transition.

No, you do not have to do it immediately. However, we recommend you upgrade earlier or before End-of-Life phase, which is 31/03/2023 as you might also want to get use to some of the new stuffs.

For such scenario, you can contact us iDynamics Software Sdn Bhd directly at 1-300-80-0828 and we will guide and assign a sales representative to handle your upgrade case.

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