Version Control

Enterprise document management software built for Windows and the Web.

Version control software captures every change

The nature of documents, and the fact that most documents are not static, means that content often changes over time. Document life cycles include everything from collaborative development, to review and approval cycles, to revisions, and so on.

Version control software standardizes and automates the method for capturing version information, so a complete history is retained and all information is readily available. The costs of recreating lost information or making decisions without all knowledge in prior document versions are eliminated.

Version Control in Document Locator

A revision history of every change that occurs is recorded automatically with version control software.

Benefits of version control


Version control is automated, replacing ad-hoc and user-defined schemes.Learn more »

File consistency

Document version control is applied consistently across all files.Learn more »

File history

Version control records a complete document life-cycle history.Learn more »

Version options

Version, sub-version, version promotion, activity history, and more.Learn more »

Microsoft integration

Microsoft Windows-integrated versioning makes it easy for people to use.Read More »

Version control software replaces ad-hoc file versioning

Replacing ad-hoc methods that rely on individuals for accuracy, such as file-naming schemes, with a systematic and automated approach to capture document versions eliminates errors, confusion, and lost file histories. Ad-hoc versioning relies on individuals to make subjective decisions about how to indicate a version. Version control software automatically versions a file, including sub-versions, and records and a history of actions performed on a document. Version control also makes it clear which document is the most current and approved versions. All prior versions are readily retrievable, and document activities are recorded in document audit-trail log for review and regulatory compliance.

Version control and Revision control

Document Locator offers both Version Control and Revision Control functionality, providing a comprehensive approach to managing documents. Whether you need to track changes made to a document or ensure that the correct version is being used, Document Locator has the tools you need to stay organized and efficient. Version Control in Document Locator tracks the changes made to a document each time it is checked out, edited, and checked back in. It captures a complete history of a document. It also enables users to revert to an earlier version of the document if needed. On the other hand, Revision Control is used to identify the specific version of a controlled document that is approved and published. It ensures that the correct version of a document is being used and avoids confusion or errors that could arise from using an outdated or incorrect version.

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What is version control?

Learn the basics of version and revision control and why it’s important for document control and management.Learn More »

Version Control Guide

Master the essentials of version control to maintain document accuracy and streamline compliance with this free guide.Learn more »

Document Locator version control

Learn about Document Locator’s version control features and capabilities.Learn More »

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