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Razor Downloads


Thank-you for your interest in Razor Software CM. Please select the platform you would like to download from the following list.

Razor v5.4.01

• Windows Clients
• Linux 2.6.x (64bit)
• Linux 3..10.x (64bit)

NOTE: Windows support includes Razor clients for Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 operating systems (32 and 64-bit).

NOTE: For RHEL6 use Linux 2.6.x (64bit), for RHEL 7+ or Ubuntu 16/18 use Linux 3.10.x

NOTE: If you are downloading Razor for evaluation purposes, you will first install Razor and then obtain a set of evaluation keys. If you are upgrading to a newer version of Razor, you may need to Contact Razor Sales or verify that your maintenance contract is up to date.

To download a previous version of Razor, visit our archives.


If you would rather obtain a full version on CD/DVD, or cannot download a copy of Razor due to security restrictions, or would like to arrange a web based demonstration, contact the Razor Sales Group or call 617-902-0767.

For installation questions and technical support issues, contact the Razor support group.

Razor is a fully integrated problem tracking, change management, and release management software tool. The Razor Evaluation license has the following limitations:

The Razor Demonstration product will cease to function 21 days after receiving demo keys. The trial period can only be reset or extended by the Razor Sales Group.

View a quick presentation of Razor

To install RazorPC on Windows


After downloading the RazorPC_<version>.zip archive file, expand the archive and run the setup.exe file.

NOTE: the zip archive contains two files, setup.exe and RazorInstall.msi
NOTE: before installing, you must remove previous versions of RazorPC using 'Add or Remove Programs'
NOTE: You do not need to reboot your computer after installing RazorPC
NOTE: RazorPC will run on Windows 7/8/10 (32bit) and Windows 7/8/10 (64bit)
NOTE: the RazorSCC package is not available in the current release

NOTE: For additional assistance contact razor_support@visiblesystemscorp.com

To install Razor on Linux


NOTE: do not install Razor as root. The recommended username is rzadmin.
NOTE: you should install Razor in an environment with a fixed IP address
NOTE: your environment should contain an /etc/hosts file with the hostname and IP address of your machine
NOTE: before running the 'Razor/bin/razor id' commnand, you must define the RAZOR_HOME and RAZOR_LICENSE_DIR environment variables
NOTE: to create a Razor database, run the 'Razor/scripts/rz_new_database' script
NOTE: we recommend that each Razor database be placed in its own new and empty directory
NOTE: The database directory must exist prior to running the 'Razor/scripts/rz_new_database' script
NOTE: the Razor 'demo' database requires the 'rcs' archive package
NOTE: you may need to install the 'rcs' and/or 'cssc' (i.e. sccs for Linux) packages on your system prior to using Razor.
NOTE: For additional assistance email razor_support@visiblesystemscorp.com

Guiffy Diff/Merge Tool


The Guiffy tool is fully integrated within the Versions client. Razor comes with an OEM license that gives the user permission to run Guiffy within the Razor product suite. Users may purchase a seperate license which allows them to run Guiffy outside of Razor.

Windows:
The Guiffy tool is bundled with the RazorPC version. The Guiffy tool is a Java based application and is installed together with the applicable JRE.

Linux:
The Guiffy tool is not bundled with Razor on non-Windows platforms. This product and the appropriate Java runtime engine (JRE) needs to be installed by the user. The product installer and the Java runtime engine may be downloaded from here.

The Guiffy product can be installed in the $RAZOR_HOME directory of the Razor product under the Guiffy sub-directory. You must create the Guiffy sub-directory before installation. Also the JRE used by Guiffy, is installed under the Guiffy installation directory so that it doesn't conflict with an existing JRE installation. The environment variable GUIFFY_HOME must point to the Guiffy directory and defined by the user prior to using the product. You can add the environment variable to the rz_prep files. (i.e. RAZOR_GUIFFY=$RAZOR_HOME/Guiffy)


Product Documentation

Razor Reference Manual (PDF)

IssueWeaver Reference Manual (PDF)

Razor 5.4.01 Release Notes