Released December 30, 2020

Installation Steps

Step 1: Check system requirements


  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra
  • macOS 10.14 Mojave
  • macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • macOS 11 Big Sur (Requires 11.1.3 or later; see Known Issues below)


DonorWorks 11.1 WILL NOT RUN on 32-bit Windows operating systems (x86). Ensure ALL clients that will run DonorWorks 11.1 meet these system requirements.

Read more about changing system requirements. CDM+ and DonorWorks share the same system requirements.

  • Windows 7 x64 (Deprecated)
  • Windows 8.1 x64
  • Windows 10 x64
  • Windows Server 2008r2 x64 (Deprecated)
  • Windows Server 2012 x64
  • Windows Server 2016 x64
  • Windows Sever 2019 x64

Step 2: Backup your data

Back up all databases that will be updated to the new version. If you subscribe to DonorWorks SAAS or Data Hosting you can contact support to make a backup or simply rely on the nightly backup.

Step 3: Download the installer

Click the link above to download the installer for your platform.

Step 4: Install the new version

DonorWorks 11.0 has the same installation guide as CDM+.

Follow the Installing CDM+ guide to install DonorWorks. This will remove previous versions of DonorWorks from your computer. 

Step 5: Update your database(s)

Open DonorWorks and update your database(s) to the current version. 

Once you update your database to 11.1, you will be unable to revert it to a previous version.

Known Issues in DonorWorks 11.1

Please be aware of these issues when running DonorWorks 11.1.

Redraw issues under macOS 11 Big Sur

Windows may temporarily display black sections or not redraw consistently under macOS 11 Big Sur.

WORKAROUND: Choose Redraw Top Window or Redraw All Windows from the new Redraw menu depending on how many windows are affected. A future update will remove this menu once redraw issues are resolved.

Error upgrading Suran Server version 2

If you attempt to upgrade Suran Server version 2 to version 4, you will encounter an error during the upgrade.

WORKAROUND: 2020-12-30_08-52-08_Updating from self-hosted CDM+ 10.1 and earlier to 11.1

DonorWorks 11.1 Highlights

DonorWorks is moving to CDM+! Please see our DonorWorks and CDM+ FAQ for more information.

Issues resolved in DonorWorks 11.1.4

See CDM+ 11.1.4