The IMS Editor is Windows-based
software for primary use by measurers to edit, store and distribute
data. It is compatible with the ORC Manager software used by rating
officers for production of ORC International and ORC Club certificates,
as well as its designer's version that includes complete calculations
using the ORC VPP (Velocity Prediction Program).
The IMS Editor covers all measurements using the International
Measurement System (IMS) including complete sail and measurement
inventories and declared rig controls and other data. A tooltip within
the program contains information about each field. It can be used for
complete or partial measurement with an easy option to "merge" measured
data to the existing boat data. Measurers can print all or partial
amounts of data as a formal measurement record, and then submit the data
in a DXT file by e-mail to the rating officers and preserve the signed
papers for the record.
For simulation and testing purposes, the software can also be used by
owners and project managers to submit data to designers who have the ORC
The latest 2022 version include
- Offset editor support for offset 2.0 appendages.
- New inventory with normalization and
classification of the items as "Ballast", "Liquid Tanks" and
"Other". Existing data are migrated automatically. Additionally,
water ballast tanks are migrated in ballast section, marked as
- New WPL (whisker pole length) and "hydro
New "measured freeboards" field in Club-only
options, to confirm that freeboard data have been actually measured
(by default they are considered as non-measured). Values of FA and
FF appear in Club certificates only when this field is checked.
New "print" feature shows the html data printout
in the internal browser. From there it may be saved or sent by email
as attachment, along with the data file
Various improvements and fixes.