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Nintex RPA v16.5.5 / RPA Central v1.4.0 - Release Notes



Version 16.5.5 / 1.4.0

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Microsoft Edge Support

  • Supports targeting the new Chromium-based Edge browser.
  • Targeting Edge will work the same way as targeting Chrome and has all the same features.
  • Added a new Zoom Edge action.

Note: The Zoom Edge action requires Microsoft Edge browser v83 or higher, and the Nintex RPA Chrome Extension v1.0.0.8. See Nintex RPA Chromium Extension for Microsoft Edge


Nintex RPA Preferences settings

  • For customers upgrading from Nintex Foxtrot RPA version 15 or earlier, this is a welcome addition to Nintex Foxtrot version 16 or later.
  • Open Preferences from the Account menu to set Nintex RPA preferences as default behaviors.
  • Import preferences from older versions of Nintex Foxtrot RPA by selecting Import from the Preferences menu.


New Browser Tab Actions

You must have Nintex RPA Chrome Extension v1.0.0.8 installed to use these features.

  • Close Tab – Closes the specified tab in a Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser window.
  • New Tab – Creates a new tab in a Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser window with the ability to specify a website to load into the new tab.
  • Switch Tab – Makes the specified tab the active tab in a Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser window.


Fixes & Improvements

  • Fixes an issue where the Get List Info action was not saving to the specified variable.
  • NLTM authentication has been added in the REST action and SOAP action.
  • Fixes an issue where logging into Nintex RPA with an authenticated user while in the Microsoft Windows session of an unauthorized user would cause Nintex RPA to become unauthenticated with Nintex RPA Central.
  • Fixes an issue where a user could not resume a Bot if it was in an error state.
  • Fixes stability issues with PDF connections.
  • Asia Pacific region is now available for Workflow connections.
  • Fixes an issue where the Get Info action performed on a browser window would cause the window to go into a restored state.
  • Fixes an issue where the Prompt action would not save to a data field.
  • Fixes an issue where the Get Info action was missing entries when choosing a highlighted target in Google Chrome.
  • Better error handling when saving a botflow.
  • Improved targeting for Xperience.




Nintex RPA Chromium Extension for Microsoft Edge

After installing Nintex RPA, in order to support Microsoft Edge automation:

  1. Start Microsoft Edge.
  2. Click the meatball icon on the top-right corner of the Microsoft Edge browser, and click Extensions.
  3. Click Chrome Web Store. You are redirected to the Chrome Web Store.
  4. Click Allow extensions from other stores, and click Allow when prompted.
  5. Using Microsoft Edge, go to
  6. Click Add to Chrome to install the Nintex RPA Chromium Extension for Google Chrome.
  7. When the Add "Nintex RPA Chrome Extension" to Microsoft Edge message appears, click Add extension. The Nintex RPA Chrome extension icon displays in the Microsoft Edge toolbar.
  8. Close Microsoft Edge and Nintex RPA.
  9. Restart Microsoft Edge and Nintex RPA.
    Nintex RPA can now target and automate elements within Microsoft Edge webpages.

The requirements for targeting with Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge are:

  • Nintex RPA version 16.5.5 or higher.
  • Nintex RPA Chromium Extension version or higher.
  • Google Chrome Version 83 or higher.
  • Google Chrome Zoom set to 100%.
  • Windows Display Scale and layout set to 100% (Settings->System->Display).
  • Windows Display Make text bigger set to 100% (Settings->Ease of Access->Display).



The following MSI packages are provided for your convenience:

  • Nintex RPA/Nintex RPA Central
    • Prerequisites
      • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2
      • Microsoft Access Database Engine 2016 Redistributable (32-bit regardless of operating system bitness) - Get It Here
  • Nintex RPA Unlocker (64-bit)
    • Prerequisites
      • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2
      • Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable Package (64-bit) - Get It Here
        • Expand 'Redistributables and Build Tools'
        • Download 'Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017'
          • For 64 bit operating systems, select 'x64' and Download


System requirements



Nintex RPA and Nintex RPA Central must be installed on a computer that is part of a network domain.


Nintex RPA Central requires access to a Nintex URL to verify licensing. Without this access, RPA Central will not be allowed to run.
If a firewall is in place, configure it to allow HTTPS traffic on port 443 to access the following URL:



  • 2.0 gHz processor or higher
  • 4 CPU cores or more
  • 16 GB RAM or higher
  • 500 MB hard drive space or higher
  • 1024x768 display resolution or higher
  • Dual monitors
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Local administrator rights



  • 1.8 gHz processor
  • 2 CPU cores
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 300 MB hard drive space
  • 1024x768 display resolution
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Local read, write, execute, delete rights


Supported operating systems

Nintex RPA v16.0 and Nintex RPA Central v1.0 only support 64-bit operating systems.

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1


Supported servers

  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012


Supported browsers

  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge




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