The DiSTI Corporation has made an update to its HMI development tool, GL Studio. This latest update, GL Studio 8.1, adds ancillary product support (GlsRSOLoader and GlsMapToolkt) for macOS, Best Practice Workflows documentation, an Interface Control Document (ICD) Generator Package, along with support for Visual Studio 2022 and Windows 11.

“More organizations than ever have begun adopting GL Studio. With GL Studio 8.1, we make it easier than ever to learn how to use our HMI software tool by providing the most comprehensive introduction to the key aspects of GL Studio development,” explained DiSTI CEO John Hayward.

With the introduction of macOS support in GL Studio 8.0, this iteration takes it even further with the ancillary GlsRSOLoader and GlsMapToolkit macOS support. Additionally, GL Studio editor is now a universal binary on macOS, further improving the feasibility of developers looking to use GL Studio on macOS.

“The GL Studio 8.1 new features allow seamless integration to macOS platforms with universal binaries and ancillary products and enables easier onboarding with best practices in an updated customer document site,” stated GL Studio Engineering Manager Linda Flannery..”

Aerospace and Automotive industry customers of GL Studio will find the new ICD Generator Package revamps GL Studio’s ICD generation functionality. The new graphical user interface (GUI) makes it easier to generate an ICD for a GL Studio design. Users can now easily filter data by type or content by using Wildcard Data Filters. In addition, the output format for a generated ICD is now customizable.