Due to the significant improvements and enhancements made in FCS Express 6, V3 layouts are not viewable in FCS Express 6. If you attempt to open a V3 layout in FCS Express 6, you will get the following message:
However, the De Novo Software team is here to help you make the transition. Simply contact us and we will convert your layout to the FCS Express 6 format, so you can evaluate your analysis in this latest version of the software! If you decide to make the transition, we can help you convert the rest of your layouts as well.
Note that V4 layouts may be opened in FCS Express 6, but saving in FCS Express 6 will render them unopenable in V4. Therefore, when making the conversion to FCS Express 6, we suggest saving to another location or with a different name.