Mifos 2.6.4 and Mifos X

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Release Date: June 10, 2014

 

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Release Date: May 1, 2014

 

Mifos 2.6.4 fixes several issues related to importing transactions, adds possibility to update group loans after creation, fixes some problems with reports and loans disbursing.

 

This is the latest official release of the brand new Mifos X platform, the next generation of our Mifos software which has been completely re-architected and re-written from the ground-up. Mifos X is designed as a true platform containing all the back-end services for financial inclusion fully exposed through a RESTful API allowing others to rapidly build new applications to serve the poor. This clean layered, multi-tenant architecture is lightweight, modular, and ready for the cloud providing the extensibility and scalability for our community to grow.

Targeted towards:

  • MFIs currently using Mifos and seeking to upgrade for the latest functionality and bug fixes

 

                                                               

Targeted towards: 

  • Specialists and Developers seeking a stable release of the platform to begin developing new applications through the API
  • All MFIs seeking a production-ready solution for a full range of individual and group lending and savings products.

For a full run-down of all the issues that have been fixed, see the release notes. Some of the major enhancements and fixes include:

Bug

  • [MIFOS-6121] - Loans are always disbursed as cash
  • [MIFOS-6122] - Fix the Audi import file issues
  • [MIFOS-6123] - Fix the Overdue Report
  • [MIFOS-6124] - Add possibility to update group loans after creation
  • [MIFOS-6127] - Common plugins module build issues
  • [MIFOS-6128] - Last payment cannot be imported and have to be specified manually via 'apply payment' page

Improvement

  • [MIFOS-6125] - Add Exposure to the overdue report
  • [MIFOS-6129] - Add information about overpayments during importing transactions

This release contains the the platform functionality and APIs to support a full range of individual and group lending and savings accounts. It also ships with the Community App, our revamped user interface and out of the box product for Mifos X. This most recent release includes support for fixed and recurring deposits, accrual accounting, and standing instructions. 

Some of the enhancements to Mifos X in this release include, see the release notes for full details:

  • Client Management: We’ve made client management much more robust with the ability to upload documents and track identity documents.
  • Portfolio Management: Loan product creation is even more flexible as you can now dynamically see the loan products you create on the fly. Full support for individual, group lending and passbook savings and fixed and recurring deposits 
  • Accounting: We’ve put in an integrated cash-based and accrual accounting module with automated portfolio tracking as well as the ability to manually input non-portfolio journal vouchers.
  • User Management: You’ll find the same granular-based permissioning module but now with the maker-checker workflow concept so you can ensure better data integrity.
  • Reporting: We continue to use Pentaho as our reporting engine but have also added another layer of lightweight screen-based reports for a total of 30 reports including standard financial reports.
PLEASE ALSO NOTE: For installing or upgrading to Mifos 2.3 and subsequent releases, Jetty 7.3 has replaced Tomcat as the Web Application Container. Please see upgrade instructions to learn more. INTERESTED IN USING MIFOS X IN THE CLOUD?: You can instantly deploy Mifos X in the Amazon EC2 Cloud with this public AMI or contact us info@openmf.org to be set up with a free hosted instance of Mifos X. 

Mifos 2.6.3 (Released September 26, 2013)

Mifos 2.6.3 contains mainly bugfixes according to issues indicated on the mailing lists. It also has some enhancements like: rewritten GL Report into Pentaho Format, disabled submit buttons after the first click for the sake of performance and possibility to throw rounding differences in the first installment for flat loans.

Mifos 2.6.2 (Released June 28, 2013)

Mifos 2.6.2 includes ability to link questions to others (questions groups) and gives possibility to unblacklist a client. Since this version, it is also possibility to use One Loan Report and On Screen Report.

Mifos 2.6.1 (Released April 30, 2013)

Mifos 2.6.1 is the first hotfix on the Esha K release, the final major release of the Mifos 2.x codebase.  SolDevelo fixed nearly 40 bugs in the release and also provide some new enhancements including advanced search options, linking guarantors to clients, sorting fields, and a new type of GLIM loan. This release also contains a number of enhancements to the Mifos-ACC accounting module built by Hugo Technologies.

For a full run-down of all the issues that have been fixed, see the release notes. Some of the major enhancements and fixes include:

Mifos 2.6.0 (Released December 21, 2012 - Final major Mifos 2.x release)

Mifos 2.6 (Esha K) is the fourth major community-supported release led by SolDevelo. It includes several new features: dashboard on home page, COA interface, support for daily meetings and possibility to add attachments to clients and loans. It also contains a number of critical bug fixes.

For a full run-down of what's being shipped, see the release notes. Some of the major features include:

Full details on all functionality and enhancements contained in Mifos 2.6.0 can be found in the Release Notes as well as this detailed list of all the tickets resolved.

Mifos 2.5.0 (Released September 12, 2012)

Mifos 2.5 (Samiha J) is the third major community-supported release led by SolDevelo. It includes several new features: receipt generate/print functionality, ability to configure payment order, integrated Pentaho DW reports, account import functionality and Simple Accounting module. It also includes a number of critical fixes.

For a full run-down of what's being shipped, see the release notes. Some of the major features include:

Full details on all functionality and enhancements contained in Mifos 2.5.0 can be found in the Release Notes as well as this detailed list of all the tickets resolved.

Mifos 2.4.1 (Released July 5, 2012)

Mifos 2.4.1 is the first maintenance release of Mifos 2.4. It includes 24 resolved tickets providing many major bug fixes:

Mifos 2.4.1 also contains some small enhancements:

  • Added possibility to remove fee which is not related to any Loan Account
  • Single-item dropdowns are selected by default to the lone value

Full details on all functionality and enhancements contained in Mifos 2.4.1 can be found in the Release Notes as well as this detailed list of all the tickets resolved

Mifos 2.4.0 (Released June 15, 2012)

Mifos 2.4 (Vinolia I) is the second major community-supported release led by SolDevelo. It includes several new features: funds transfer from one account to another, integration with Kopo Kopo, integrated Pentaho reports, GLIM enhancements, and value based permissions. It also includes a number of critical fixes.

For a full run-down of what's being shipped, see the release notes. Some of the major features include:

Full details on all functionality and enhancements contained in Mifos 2.4.0 can be found in the Release Notes as well as this detailed list of all the tickets resolved.

Mifos 2.3.3 (Released May 7, 2012)

Mifos 2.3.3 is a third hotfix release that includes critical fixes of the following issues:

  • Mifos freezes after running BIRT report
  • Unable to create Loan Account with Declining Balance-Interest Recalculation and Frequency of Installments: 1 Month(s) when Loan has only one installment
  • UI pages and dropdowns are using system locale (from config) instead of user preferred language

Full details on all functionality and enhancements contained in Mifos 2.3.3 can be found in the Release Notes as well as this detailed list of all the tickets resolved.

Mifos 2.3.2 (Released April 13, 2012)

Mifos 2.3.2 is the second maintenance release of Mifos 2.3 that contains major bug fixes, enhancements to Loan Disbursement functionality and Declining Balance interest types:

  • Added Prorate option which allows to avoid the revenue loss when Loan Disbursement is done well before the meeting date
  • Added Principal Pre-payment option for Loans with "Declining Balance" and "Declining Balance - Equal Principal Installment" interest types

Full details on all functionality and enhancements contained in Mifos 2.3.2 can be found in the Release Notes as well as this detailed list of all the tickets resolved.

Mifos 2.3.1 (Released April 3, 2012)

Mifos 2.3.1 is the first maintenance release of Mifos 2.3. It includes 40 resolved tickets providing many bug fixes, historical transactions enhancements, and new way of displaying GL Codes in UI:

  • Added possibility to input savings data for previous 2-3 months
  • GL Codes can be displayed with GL Names

Full details on all functionality and enhancements contained in Mifos 2.3.1 can be found in the Release Notes as well as this detailed list of all the tickets resolved.

Mifos 2.3 (Released March 16, 2012)

Mifos 2.3 (Margaret H) is the first major community-supported release led by SolDevelo. In response to direct feedback from users across the community it includes automated late penalties, GLIM enhancements, UI improvements, dynamic per-user language support, and a mobile-optimized interface. It also includes a number of features sponsored by Al Majmoua in Lebanon as well as community-driven translations for Georgian and Lao. 

 
Also launched during this last release cycle are the Mifos Android Client and CloudFoundry integration so you can easily deploy Mifos in the Cloud in seconds. For a full run-down of what's being shipped, see the release notes. Some of the major features include. 

Full details on all functionality and enhancements contained in Mifos 2.3 can be found in the Release Notes as well as this detailed list of all the tickets resolved

PLEASE ALSO NOTE: For installing or upgrading to Mifos 2.3 and subsequent releases, Jetty 7.3 has replaced Tomcat as the Web Application Container. Please see upgrade instructions to learn more. 

Previous Releases

Additional Features in Mifos 2.2 (Released July 1, 2011)

  • Labels have been replaced with Customized Text 
  • Clients can now have loans with different multiple frequencies (weekly and monthly)
  • User Interface Improvements to Create Loan and Redo Loan workflows

 

Additional Enhancements in Mifos 2.2.3 (Released January 4, 2012)

Mifos 2.2.3 is the next maintenance release led by SolDevelo. It includes 67 resolved tickets providing additional APIs, various UI fixes, and improvements to existing BIRT reports:

  • Added new REST API Approval page to accept/reject incoming requests (writing transactions to Mifos)
  • BIRT reports improvements
  • Added penalties to the repayment schedule view

Additional Enhancements in Mifos 2.2.2 (Released November 30, 2011)

Mifos 2.2.2 builds off of Mifos 2.2.1, the first community-supported release of Mifos led by SolDevelo, providing a number of bug fixes, community-requested features, and additional APIs:
  • New Mifos translation: German
  • Allow question groups to be attached to Close Loan/Savings account
  • Complete REST API module for all read/view functionality.
  • More than 20 fixes and enhancements including improvements to the UI

Additional Enhancements in Mifos 2.2.1

Mifos 2.2.1, the first community-supported release of Mifos, led by SolDevelo, stablizes the Mifos 2.2 release candidate and builds on top of it with the following functional and architectural enhancements:
  • Simplified procedure of adding new translations
  • New Mifos translation: Telugu
  • Added ability to edit user's birth date and center names
  • Implemented client photo upload functionality
  • Added new REST API module for better Mifos integrations

List of all the tickets resolved.

Additional Features in Mifos 2.1 (Released Mar 9, 2011)

  • Variable Loan Installments and Cash Flow comparison
    • Ability to create loans with variable installment periods
    • Enter and compare client's cash flow with debt ratio and repayment capacity during loan creation
  • New interest rate type - Declining Balance with Interest Recalculation - Interest is recalculated based on when the client pays
  • Early and Partial Repayment of Fees - ability to pay off client fees before the next meeting
  • Improved M-PESA Integration - support for importing disbursals from M-PESA into Mifos
  • Permission for adjusting only last day’s backdated transactions
  • Conversion to service facades
  • Improved Tally accounting integration

Additional Enhancements in Mifos 2.1.1

  • Hotfix release that includes critical fixes to collateral note submission during loan creation, clients showing up in other groups with center hierarchy turned off, and loan schedules. See the full list of issues fixed

Additional Enhancements in Mifos 2.1.3

Additional Enhancements in Mifos 2.1.4

Additional Enhancements in Mifos 2.1.5

  • Hotfix release including additional improvements including performance enhancements and improvements to savings and collection sheet modules.

Additional Enhancements in Mifos 2.1.6

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Full details on all functionality and enhancements contained in Mifos 2.1 can be found in the Release Notes

Additional Features in Mifos 2.0

  • Question Groups Data Collection Tool.
    • New module provides greater ease in capturing social and economic client data at various stages of your workflow
  • Full support for Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI)TM
    • PPI Scorecards from 33 countries fully supported.
    • Support multiple versions of PPI and ability to embed into client and loan workflows.
  • Integration with Tally ERP.9, the leading accounting software package for MFIs throughout India.
  • Improved mobile money support for m-pesa.
  • Ability to waive interest when prepaying loans. 
  • Improved Batch Jobs Management
  • Portuguese version of Mifos
  • Mifos 2.0.1 contained fixes and enhancements outlined in the Release Notes
  • Mifos 2.0.2 contained fixes addressing the ability to review fees prior to submitting a loan during loan creation outlined in the Release Notes.

Additional Features in Mifos 1.6

  • Scalability support for up to 1 million clients
  • Branch level holidays
  • Loan moratoriums
  • Chinese version of Mifos - The original translation for this Chinese version is contributed by China Social Entrepreneur Foundation .
  • 2 new standard reports (total of 5)
    • Detailed Aging of Portfolio a Risk
    • General Ledger Report
  • Mifos 1.6.1 fix addressing periodic fees, double-byte character input

Additional Features in Mifos 1.5

  • Currency denominated loan products and fees
  • Interface to manage Mifos Shutdown and User Administration
  • Collection Sheet Entry Module performance improvements
  • Batch Job processing improvements to customer schedules
  • Search by Government ID

For more on releases before Mifos 1.5 see our Past Releases page.