The years 2010 – 2018 added the important factor of the shade tolerance of tree species to the data library. On the technical side, the software was updated for Windows 7 in March of 2011.
Many of the updates and new features added to FPS during the years 2000 – 2009 accommodated the affects of thinning and silvicultural practices. New accounting functionality was also added.
From an academic project, starting in 1972, to a robust forestry projection tool, FPS went through numerous technology updates and new features in the years 1972 – 1999. Some of the changes were results of new forestry practices.