Rift TD Release Notes

Rift Software continually develops Rift TD with a focus on:

  • Incorporating user requests
  • Adding new features
  • Improving functionality
  • Improving performance
  • Enhancing ease of use
  • Fixing bugs

Previous version release notes are provided below.

Rift TD Version 5.0.2.0 (June 2021)

Version 5.0.2.0 is a maintenance release that addresses bugs identified in Version 5.0.1.0 following its release. 

Rift TD Version 5.0.1.0 (March 2021)

Version 5.0.1.0 is a major version release with significant addtiional functionality: 

  • Enhanced — Significantly Improved Graphics
  • New — Raise Surface Contors/Shading
  • New — Break Lines
  • Enhanced — Deposition Order
  • New — Deposition Status
  • New — Valid Raise Elevations
  • New — Incremental Volumes
  • New — Multiple Longitudinal Sections
  • New — Mark Data
  • Enhanced — Initial (Pre-Deposition) Surface
  • Enhanced — Raise Intervals
  • Enhanced — Join Dialog
  • Enhanced — DXF File Export

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Rift TD Version 4.1.1.14 (March 2021)

Version 4.1.1.0 is a minor version release that addresses a several bugs found in Version 4.1.1.0.

Rift TD Version 4.1.1.0 (May 2019)

Version 4.1.1.0 is a minor version release. Improvements comrise:

  • ENHANCED - Significantly improves Rift TD's DXF import functionality
  • ENHANCED - Improves Rift TD's performance and responsiveness:
    • Significantly faster triangulation
    • Significantly faster deposition
    • Improved responsiveness
  • Addresses bugs identified in Version 4.0.4.7

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Rift TD Version 4.0.6.0 (May 2019)

Version 4.0.6.0 is a maintenance release that:

  • ENHANCED - Improves Rift TD's performance and responsiveness
  • Addresses bugs identified in Version 4.0.4.7
Rift TD Version 4.0.4.7 (August 2018)

Version 4.0.4.7 is a maintenance release that addresses minor bugs identified in Version 4.0.4.4 following its release.

Rift TD Version 4.0.4.4 (June 2018)

Features introduced in Version 4.0.4.4 comprise:

  • NEW - Supernatant pond generation during deposition
  • NEW - Target supernatant pond volume
  • NEW - KML (Google Earth) export
  • NEW - Generate pond boundary
  • NEW - 64-bit
  • NEW - Undo/Redo
  • ENHANCED - Default shading

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Rift TD Versions 2.0.2.0, 2.2.7.0, 2.3.3.0 and 3.0.5.0 (November 2017)

Versions 2.0.2.0, 2.2.7.0, 2.3.3.0 and 3.0.5.0 are maintenance releases that address a bug that leads to the deposition elevation being set to the pond elevation when:

  • Deposition is entirely sub-aqueous (the pond elevation is above the deposition elevation).
  • A sub-aerial profile is defined (the entire profile is not defined by a general profile).
Rift TD Version 3.0.3.4 (August 2017)

Features introduced in Version 3.0.4.0 comprise:

  • NEW - Targeted/maximum deposition tonnage
  • ENHANCED - Additional run modes
  • ENHANCED - Significant deposition run performance improvement
  • NEW - Generate model boundary strings
  • NEW - Generate deposition (value) boundary strings
  • NEW - Export strings to DXF
  • NEW - Boundary triangle audit tool
  • NEW - Node grid tool
  • Enhanced - Result Detail View
  • Enhanced - Significant Node Identification performance improvement

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Rift TD Version 2.3.2.0 (September 2016)

Features introduced in Version 2.3.2.0 comprise:

  • Deposition Paths
  • Edit User Data
  • Bug fixes

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Rift TD Version 2.2.6.3 (September 2016)

Features introduced in Version 2.2.6.3 comprise:

  • Edit User Data
  • Bug fixes

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Rift TD Version 2.2.6.1 (July 2016)

Rift TD Version 2.2.6.1 is a maintenance release that addresses an out of memory and a volume reporting error for models that incorporate upstream cyclone deposition.

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Rift TD Version 2.2.4.3 (May 2016)

Features introduced in Version 2.2.4.3 comprise:

  • Significantly improved result file processing
  • Significantly improved pond generation performance
  • Pond transparency
  • Pond intermediate elevations
  • Bug fixes

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Rift TD Version 2.0.1.0 (April 2016)

Features introduced in Version 2.0.1.0 comprise:

  • Significant improvement in deposition model performance, particularly for large models
  • Additional beach profile options
  • Additional Master Profile shape options
  • CSV file import and export
  • Deposition boundary enhancements
  • Improved data navigation (Ctrl E shortcut)
  • Improved file read and write performance
  • Bug fixes

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Rift TD Version 1.2.3.267 (June 2015)

Version 1.2.3.257 is a maintenance release to address the following bugs:

  • Incorrect fill times are calculated if more than one deposition rate is specified for a material
  • Deposition does not commence at the surface if Deposition Node elevations are above the surface elevation
Rift TD Version 1.2.3.265 (May 2015)

Features introduced in Version 1.2.3.265 comprise:

  • Break-lines (preview feature)
  • Modification of the select line/area mechanism

Enhancements include:

  • Significant performance enhancements
  • Enhancements to the flow algorithms
  • Enhancements to the beach cyclone deposition algorithms
  • Help file rewrite
  • User manual rewrite
  • Various bug fixes

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Rift TD Version 1.2.3.250 (October 2012)

Features introduced in Version 1.2.3.250 comprise:

  • Enhancements to the DXF Import/Export algorithms
  • Specify user defined non-linear beach profiles
  • Import and export Rift Surfaces
  • Copy individual results from the cut/fill result dialog
  • Slope analysis tool
  • Arrange the view order on the DTM View
  • Additional menu items on the Data Grid Context Menu
  • Option to exclude previously identified nodes from Node Audits

Enhancements include:

  • Enhancements to the flow algorithms
  • New file name prompt when saving a surface from a result file
  • Various bug fixes
  • Performance enhancements

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Rift TD Version 1.2.3.50 (October 2009)

Features introduced in Version 1.2.3.50 comprise:

  • Option to set node elevation to the surface elevation when interpolating nodes along a string
  • Option to interpolate nodes along a line when importing DXF files
  • Set node elevations to a surface elevation
  • Output beach lengths (Deposition Results)
  • Output beachhead elevations (Deposition Results)

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Rift TD Version 1.2.3.30 (September 2009)

Features introduced in Version 1.2.3.30 comprise:

  • Enable existing User Login during new Rift TD installations
  • Enable Object Snap on the DTM View
  • Set nodes to surface elevation when interpolating nodes along a string
  • Interpolate nodes along a line when importing DXF files

Enhancements include:

  • Tab between cells on the Data Grid
  • Update views when pasting data to the Data Grid
  • Display "No Data" on the Data Grid when no data list is defined for the active data type
  • Various bug fixes

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Rift TD Version 1.2.3.5 (August 2009)

Version 1.2.3.5 is a maintenance release; various bugs are addressed:

  • An exception that occurred following a model run if the Nodes Tab was not active
  • Enhanced data validation of deposition line embankments
  • A bug affecting the sub-aerial/sub-aqueous interface has been corrected. In Version 1.2.3.0 it was necessary to generate vectors prior to a model run for the interface to be correctly defined
Rift TD Version 1.2.3.0 (July 2009)

Various enhancements are introduced in this release including:

  • Enhanced licence management
  • Data Formatting
  • Extend string to surface
  • Specify node spacing during in the Embankment Wizard
  • Load deposition model results
  • Cancel Automatic Run
  • Set Pond Colours
  • Additional menu items on the View Context Menu
  • Additional String Tool-buttons
  • Generate Vectors tool-buttons on the Deposition Tab
  • Save DTM and Three Dimensional Images during a Model Run

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