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Script and code editing has never been easier!

Welcome to PrimalScript,  the industry's most mature, feature-filled script and code editor. Focused firmly on the needs of systems administrators, Web developers, and others working with script and other advanced languages, PrimalScript provides everything you need to become more efficient and more effective in your scripting and coding efforts.

What's New in PrimalScript

We are always updating PrimalScript, both to add and improve product features, and to remove software bugs.

Features: For a complete list of current features, visit the PrimalScript product page.

Blog: For the latest PrimalScript tips, product feature demonstrations, and much more, check out the PrimalScript articles on the SAPIEN blog.

Version History: To view a brief synopsis of what was changed, added, or fixed in the most recent PrimalScript builds, view the PrimalScript version history.  

Product Updates

When you buy a registered copy of PrimalScript, you receive all major builds and product releases free for the first year. We recommend always staying current with the most recent version of PrimalScript to take advantage of the latest features, functionality, and product stability.

PrimalScript notifies you automatically when a software update is available by displaying a flag in the top-right of the program window, above the ribbon:

Click on the flag button to open the Notifications dialog, which is also used for other announcements such as when your maintenance subscription is about to expire.

 You can also check for a software update anytime by clicking the Help tab > Check Now:

For more information about product updates, see SAPIEN Update Tool.

Get Help

SAPIEN Technologies provides a variety of ways to get help with PrimalScript, including community support forums for your scripting questions.

Support Options

Every registered PrimalScript license under active maintenance includes basic support in our PrimalScript product support forums.

SAPIEN also offers Premium Support, an elevated support option, at an additional cost. Premium Support gives you access to our direct technical ticketing system and guarantees a response within 24 hours, as well as personalized attention until the issue is resolved.

 If your PrimalScript maintenance subscription has expired, in order to obtain support you must renew or reinstate.


Support Forums

SAPIEN provides support forums where our development team answers user questions. Our support technicians monitor the forums daily, but response times are not guaranteed.

PrimalScript Forums

The Send Feedback menu on the top-right of the ribbon header provides PrimalScript support options:

Report a Problem...

Opens the PrimalScript forum where you can report a problem with the software or ask a product-specific question.

Provide a Suggestion...

Opens the Feature Request page on the SAPIEN site where you can make a feature request or suggestion.

Scripting Forums

Windows PowerShell

See the Windows PowerShell board in the Scripting Answers forum.

Scripting ‑ including UI scripting

See the Scripting Answers forums.

Product Version Information

You will need to provide your product version information when you post in the support forums.

To find your product version number

On the top-right of the ribbon header, click the About icon:

The product version is displayed. Click the Copy Version Info button to capture your product version information:




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