Publication date: March 31, 2003. Last Revision: December 2016
The following products are current and supported:
- ShipRush Web (All Carriers)
- ShipRush® v11.0+ for shipping with FedEx® (several target platforms)
- ShipRush® v11.0+ for UPS Basic Edition (several target platforms)
- ShipRush® v11.0+ for UPS Pro Edition (several target platforms)
- ShipRush® v11.0+ for USPS (several target platforms)
- ShipRush® v11.2+ for Discount Postage (several target platforms)
Obsolete versions of Z-Firm software can be downloaded here
- OmniRush (all versions)
- Microsoft Office Accounting
- ShipRush DHL
- ShipRush for Stamps.com (all versions)
- ShipRush v10 (all carriers)
- ShipRush v9 (all carriers)
- ShipRush v8 (all carriers)
- ShipRush v7 (all carriers)
- ShipRush v6 (all carriers)
- ShipRush v5 (all carriers)
- ShipRush v4 (all carriers)
- ShipRush v3.x for UPS Pro Edition
- Microsoft CRM Support
- CashRush (including Credit Card portion of OmniRush)
- FaxRush v4.x
- ShipRush v3.x for UPS Basic Edition
- ShipRush v1/v2 for shipping with UPS
- ShipRush v1/v2 for shipping with FedEx
- StripMine v1 and v2
Certain versions that have been sunset are available for download on the Obsolete Download page. Here are the sunset schedules.
ShipRush v3.x for UPS Pro Edition
ShipRush v3 Pro was obsoleted when ShipRush v4.7 Pro was released in November of 2006. All sites are strongly encouraged to migrate to ShipRush v4.7 Pro or higher. However, to allow the installed base time to migrate, ShipRush v3 may be used and reinstalled throughout 2007. Z-Firm will only issue v3 Pro serial numbers on request (so if you need same, please ask for it specifically). Hot fixes will not be available to ShipRush v3 Pro, and SDK support is limited. Technical support is available throughout 2007 for ShipRush v3 Pro.
Note that v3 Pro will not have 2007 rates nor will it ever have the 2007 UPS dimensional weight logic.
After December 31, 2006, ShipRush v3 Pro will not be supported for new installation on a PC, and installation should not be attempted.
All ShipRush v3 license codes will be issued with a maximum expiration date of December 31, 2007. All customers should migrate to ShipRush v4.x Pro or higher by this time.
ShipRush v3 Pro is not compatible with Windows Vista. Installation should not be attempted (it is a waste of time to try).
Downloads of ShipRush v3 Pro versions can be found in the obsolete version area.
ShipRush v3.x for UPS Basic Edition
ShipRush for UPS v4.5 Basic Edition was released in May, 2006. With this release, ShipRush v3 for UPS Basic Edition has been obsoleted. Since all ShipRush for UPS users receive v4 (and subsequent versions) for free as part of the ShipRush subscription, technical support and enhancements to v3 ended with the release of v4.5. Effective June, 2006, Z-Firm no longer issues license codes or offers any technical support for ShipRush v3.x UPS Basic Edition.
ShipRush v4 (all carriers)
ShipRush v4 was obsoleted when ShipRush v5 was released in May of 2007. All sites must upgrade to the current release of ShipRush as older versions will no longer be supported by the carriers. Specifically, the UPS servers no longer support accounts to be commissioned in ShipRush v4.x. All users must upgrade immediately.
ShipRush v5.x (all carriers)
ShipRush v5.x was obsoleted when ShipRush v6 was released in June 2008. All sites must upgrade to the current release of ShipRush as older versions will no longer be supported by the carriers. Specifically, the UPS servers no longer support accounts to be commissioned in ShipRush v5.x. All users must upgrade immediately.
ShipRush DHL was discontinued when DHL shut down the domestic US servers in Jan. 2009.
Microsoft Office Accounting (aka Microsoft Small Business Accounting)
As of November 16, 2009 Microsoft has officially discontinued Microsoft Office Accounting. Effective in February 2010, ShipRush will no longer be sold new for Office Accounting. ShipRush for Office Accounting can be renewed for the duration of 2010. All phone support has been discontinued. Any integration questions for Office Accounting should be directed to the ShipRush support forums.
Microsoft CRM support has been phased out of all Z-Firm products. Effective March 30, 2008, no new licenses for Microsoft CRM are available from Z-Firm sales. All Z-Firm support services for Microsoft CRM related systems will end on June 30, 2008.
OmniRush sites with maintenance will continue to be eligible for general OmniRush hot fixes. CRM related hot fixes are not anticipated.
ShipRush v1 & v2 for shipping with UPS
With the release of ShipRush v3 for UPS in September 2003, v1 of ShipRush for UPS has been obsoleted. Since all ShipRush for UPS users receive v3 for free as part of the ShipRush subscription, technical support and enhancements to v1 ended with the release of v3.
Note that UPS is encouraging all v1 users to upgrade to v3 ASAP. Effective 12/31/03, ShipRush v1 for UPS will no longer install on new systems (this is a UPS decision).
ShipRush v1 & v2 for shipping with FedEx
ShipRush v1 for FedEx has been obsolete for some years.
With the release of ShipRush v4 for FedEx in June 2005, ShipRush v2 for FedEx has been obsoleted. Since all ShipRush for FedEx users receive v4 for free as part of the ShipRush subscription, technical support for v2 ended in July 2005.
Note that effective in the first half of 2006 ShipRush v2 for FedEx will no longer install. All sites should migrate to ShipRush v4 for FedEx by March 30, 2006.
FaxRush v4.x has been phasing out since the release of OmniRush in June of 2001. Most of the FaxRush v4.x installed base had already upgraded to OmniRush by late 2002. For end users and resellers still working with FaxRush v4.x, please note the following:
FaxRush v4.x is not compatible with Windows XP (neither on client stations nor on the Server), nor with Windows 2003, nor will it be. FaxRush v4.x is not compatible with GoldMine v6 nor with SalesLogix v6.
Also note that the new Brooktrout TruFax PCI board, commonly used with FaxRush v7.x / OmniRush, will not work with FaxRush v4.x . This board requires a newer driver from Brooktrout, that is incompatible with FaxRush v4.x .
Note that the FaxRush v4.x PDF module is compatible with Acrobat v3 type files only.
FaxRush v4.x will continue to be available to single users only through June 31, 2003. FaxRush v4.x user bumps and PDF module will be available through 12/31/2003. Note that all FaxRush v4.x sales are final. There are no returns on user bumps, PDF module, or other FaxRush v4.x licenses.
All FaxRush v4.x technical support for end users, including new installation technical support, went to a paid basis in early 2002. FaxRush v4.x newsgroups will be phased out during the first six months of 2003. All FaxRush v4.x support (end user and VAR) will end on July 1, 2003.
The FaxRush v4.x knowledge base on the internet will be phased out during the second half of 2003. FaxRush v4.x content at www.zfirm.com will be phased out during the second half of 2003.
CashRush v7/v8/v9, aka the Credit Card portion of OmniRush
This feature set was used by a very small portion of the OmniRush user base (less than 100 sites). Support will be continued through 2007. Effective January 1, 2008, no technical support on this feature will be available, and no new installations should be attempted. Effective January 1, 2008 no new licenses for this feature will be issued, however renewal licenses will continue to be available through January 1, 2009.
CashRush v4.x was sold in the 1998-1999 time frame. New sales of CashRush ceased in 2000.
Effective in 2002: New CashRush v4.x licenses and bumps are no longer available.
Effective in 2002: There is no technical support for CashRush v4.x.
StripMine v1 for GoldMine
StripMine v1 was only available for GoldMine v4 dBase, and was sold in 1997 and 1998. New sales ceased in 1999. StripMine v1.x and has been obsolete for some time. There are no sales or support available for StripMine v1.
StripMine v2 for GoldMine
StripMine v2 was only available for GoldMine v5/6 SQL and has been phased out on June 30, 2004 due to lack of market interest. Technical support for StripMine v2 has been phased out. Existing customers may continue to renew StripMine subscriptions for the foreseeable future, as Z-Firm continues to maintain StripMine for internal use. Regular technical support services are not available for StripMine.
General Notes on Operating System Support
Regarding all current Z-Firm products, the following operating systems will be phased out during 2003: Effective January 2, 2004, OmniRush will no longer be supported on these operating systems.
- NT4 (all flavors)
- Win95 (all flavors)
- Win98 (all flavors)
- WinME (all flavors)
Effective immediately, the recommended operating systems for all Z-Firm products are:
- Windows Vista (ShipRush only)
- Windows 7 (ShipRush only)
- Windows 8 (ShipRush only)
- Windows 10 (ShipRush only)
ShipRush is supported on Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 10. OmniRush should not be attempted on Windows Vista or Windows 7 until officially supported by Z-Firm (it will not work until we let you know, so save your time).
See the product documentation for specifics on operating system support and/or requirements.