July, 2020

This document provides information about new features and modifications in the latest release of the Trimble® FabShop software. More detailed information can be found in the online help system here.


NOTE:  The v2020.1 FabShop Release requires an internet connection

These release notes describe the features and enhancements that are new for the current release. For additional assistance, please email MEPSupport@Trimble.com or call 1-800-234-3758.

To download the latest release please click the following link:




Internet Connectivity

FabShop versions 2019.2 and greater require an internet connection.


FabShop is compatible with Microsoft® Windows® 10

* Note: Microsoft discontinued support for Windows 7, January 2020 



This release of Trimble® FabShop is available in the following languages:

  • Danish

  • Dutch

  • Finnish

  • French

  • German

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Russian

  • Spanish

New Features, Enhancements, and Modifications

Trimble continues to deliver high quality, impactful, relevant features, updates, and bug fixes. In the current release, we are excited to offer many new improvements. 

Licensing and Log In

  • Introducing digital licensing

  • Log in via Trimble Identity

Dashboard and Analytics

  • Data contribution into the Trimble Analytics platform

  • Dashboards for displaying analytics data

Import and Export

  • Several Trimble® SysQue® interoperability improvements

  • Cloud-based import capabilities added

  • FabShop Inbox functionality added

Additional Notes

  • Installer and versioning updates

  • VSControl and VSControl II startup issue resolved

  • Spiral and standard duct separated in job materials list

  • Crotch for pants fitting corrected

  • Playstore and iStore apps updated per email requirements

  • Minimum and maximum gauge is applied on mobile apps

  • Companel related topics

    • DM3202 issue resolved

    • Thread aborted issue resolved

  • Importing round boot taps addressed

  • Root element missing resolved

  • The correct body style is applied when Do Not Produce Body Style of Body is disabled

  • Rectangular body with rectangular taps corrected

  • Produce a rectangular body with rectangular taps improved

  • Fitting copy and paste addressed

  • Various import topics resolved

Update Customers

Installation Media 

Releases are available by download only. If you require a DVD, please contact MEP Client Services at 1-800-234-3758.

Installation Requirements

Update Documentation 

The Trimble® FabShop software installation image includes documentation that provides information about new features included in this release (Release Notes). It also includes an Update Installation Instructions document. It is highly recommended that you print these documents and review them thoroughly prior to installing the update.

Getting Technical Information

Trimble provides easy access to Technical Support. This information is available from the following sources:

Online Help 

  • Online help files are automatically installed with this release of the Trimble® FabShop software

  • Click “Help”

  • Browse the Table of Contents or Index to locate the topic needed

  • You can press [F1] in many of the Trimble® FabShop software windows to obtain help on that topic.

  • Refer to the instructional videos on the installation DVD.

From the Internet

  • From the program’s Help or Support menu, click Submit a Support Ticket.

  • Send an email directly to Trimble MEP Client Services at MEPsupport@Trimble.com.

  • Online Support is available. Contact a Trimble MEP Client Services Representative for more information.

Contact Trimble MEP Client Services 

  • To speak directly with a Client Services Representative, please call 1-800-234-3758.