Revisited: Dynamics GP (Great Plains) Historical Timeline

David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article I originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog. As I can no longer keep the post updated on that blog, I am reposting an updated version here.

Below is the link for the original post:

The following table contains release dates for all versions of Microsoft Dynamics GP (previously Great Plains Dynamics):

 

Product Released

Release Date
Dynamics Release 1.0 February 1993
Dynamics Release 2.0 & Dynamics C/S+ Release 2.0 31 May 1994
Dynamics Release 2.04 & Dynamics C/S+ Release 2.04 February 1995
Dynamics Release 2.11 & Dynamics C/S+ Release 2.11 18 September 1995
Dynamics Release 2.20 & Dynamics C/S+ Release 2.20 04 December 1995
Dynamics Release 3.0 & Dynamics C/S+ Release 3.0 09 May 1996
Dynamics C/S+ for SQL Release 3.15 November 1996
Dynamics C/S+ for SQL Release 3.17 26 March 1997
Dynamics C/S+ ISAM Release 3.20 19 May 1997
Dynamics (LAN) Release 4.0 August 1997
Dynamics (SQL) Release 4.0 17 October 1997
Dynamics Release 5.0 & Dynamics C/S+ Release 5.0 09 September 1998
Dynamics Release 5.1 & Dynamics C/S+ Release 5.1 12 January 1999
Dynamics Release 5.5 & eEnterprise Release 5.5 18 August 1999
Dynamics Release 5.51 October 1999
Dynamics Release 6.0 & eEnterprise Release 6.0 24 July 2000
Dynamics Release 7.0 & eEnterprise Release 7.0 25 June 2002
Microsoft Business Solutions – Great Plains Release 7.5 08 April 2003
Microsoft Business Solutions – Great Plains Release 8.0 02 June 2004
Microsoft Dynamics GP 9.0 17 November 2005
Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 04 May 2007
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 (11.0) 01 May 2010
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 R2 (11.0 SP2) 01 May 2011
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 (12.0) 19 December 2012
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 (12.0) 28 May 2014
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 (14.0) 01 December 2014
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2 (14.0) 01 June 2015
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 (16.0) 01 May 2016
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 (16.0) 01 December 2016
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 (18.0) 01 December 2017
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 R2 (18.0) 03 October 2018
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 (18.2) 07 October 2019
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 (18.3) 05 October 2020

I am also including some timeline graphics originally created by DynamicsWorld UK, click on the images to view full sized:

For a bit of nostalgia, here is a photo of me with Doug in Fargo when I last caught up with him in 2005.

Hope you find this useful.

David

19-Mar-2019: Added photo with Doug Burgum.
23-Mar-2020: Added Microsoft Dynamics GP (18.2) Release.
08-Oct-2020: Added Microsoft Dynamics GP (18.3) Release.

This article was originally posted on http://www.winthropdc.com/blog.

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