Established 1996 About Benthic Software

Since 1996 Benthic Software has produced high quality database tools for Oracle and other SQL Databases. Our products are high performance Windows programs that are designed to be both powerful and easy to use.

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March 5, 2014 Golden 6.2 Build 651
Improved Oracle Client detection, advanced export including SQL statement export to spreadsheets, and many small improvements and fixes. This is a free upgrade for all Golden 6.x registered users. The download can be found on the Downloads page. See the Golden 6.x History page for information regarding this new release.
September 12, 2013 Golden 6.2 Build 650
Oracle 12 support, improved DESC support, and many small improvements and fixes. This is a free upgrade for all Golden 6.x registered users. The download can be found on the Downloads page. See the Golden 6.x History page for information regarding this new release.
June 14, 2013 Golden 6.1 Build 649 Maintenance Release
Fixed some minor issues with Golden 6.1. This is a free upgrade for all Golden 6.x registered users. The download can be found on the Downloads page. See the Golden 6.x History page for information regarding this new release.
June 8, 2013 Golden 6.1 Release!
Golden 6.1 has been released. This is a free upgrade for all Golden 6.x registered users. The download can be found on the Downloads page. See the Golden 6.x History page for information regarding this new release.
April 8, 2013 Updated FAQ and new versions coming
Updated the FAQ page to include information on the 64bit programs. Note that 32bit versions of our products are to be used with the 32bit Oracle Client; 64bit versions need the 64bit Oracle Client. Golden 6.1 with many new features and improvements should be out in early May.
April 5, 2012 64bit versions!
There are 64bit versions of Golden, PLEdit and Goldview now on the downloads page. These versions require 64bit Windows and the 64bit Oracle Client. If you are using the 32bit Oracle Client, you do need to use the 32bit versions of the programs. Please let us know if you have any questions or problems with the 64bit versions!
March 12, 2012 Golden 6.0.0.646
Build 646 greatly improves ImpExp's file handling speed, improves ansi file support for Korean code pages and fixes some minor parsing issues. Golden 6 features an improved interface, full Unicode support, client side sorting, filtering, formatting and lots more! Please see the products page for details. Golden 6 can be installed alongside Golden 5 without problems. As always with our products, Golden 6 can be used for 30 days before purchasing. Please see the purchasing page for upgrade pricing. Download it today! Please see the Golden6 history page for details.
February 21, 2012 PLEdit Version 6.0.0.607
Version 6 adds support for Unicode, compile warnings and hints. It also adds the new login window from Golden 6 along with many small improvements and fixes. Please see the PLEdit history page for specifics.
November 9, 2011 Updated FAQ and Support Information
We've updated the FAQ and Support pages.
July 19, 2011 BenthicSQALL 2.1.0.34 (New version!)
BenthicSQALL is an SQL tool for any database that supports ODBC or OLEDB drivers. Version 2 is a free upgrade from version 1 and now includes Unicode support, workspaces, more export options and more! Version 2.1 adds bind variables, prompt variables and many small fixes and improvements. Please see the BenthicSQALL page for details.
March 1, 2011 New versions of PLEdit and Goldview
New versions of PLEdit and Goldview are available and are free upgrades from all previous versions. Both programs have been updated to match Golden 6 with Unicode support, visual improvements for Windows 7 and new features. Please see the items below for more information.
April 13, 2011 Goldview Version 3.0.0.302
Version 3 adds support for Unicode and function based indexes. It also adds the new login window from Golden 6 along with many small improvements and fixes. Please see the Goldview history page for specifics.
May 10, 2009 Golden 5.7.0.460
Version 5.7 adds lots of new features and improvements! This version includes updates to make Golden look better on Vista as well as some interface improvements. Please see the Golden history page for details.
March 28, 2008 GoldLoad Version 1.5.0.46
GoldLoad is an ActiveX Automation Server for high speed ascii delimited and fixed-width (new for 1.1!) imports and exports. High speed, low resource (highly optimized to reduce Database round trips) and easy to use. Great for batch exports and imports! Highly configurable settings with detailed error logs make using GoldLoad a breeze! Examples show running imports and exports using Windows Scripting Host. Give it a try! Version 1.3 adds support for ZONED DECIMALS as well as LONG RAW and BLOB datatypes. Version 1.4 adds support for longer delimiters and some speed improvements. Please see the Goldload history page for details.