Downloading new software is not mandatory. Only if you want the added features, you may download the new version. To know what features have been added, please study the release notes in detail.
You must have the hardware serial number/dongle serial number along and registered company name information handy for downloading the latest software. Note that Software downloads are available exclusively for existing GL's customers having GL cards/dongles and possessing a valid warranty license.
If the purchased product hardware/software warranty has expired, then you need to contact our sales team to renew the warranty and to continue to receive regular software updates from GL Communications Inc.