Presto Releases

We're constantly making Presto Assistant better. Here are many of the notable features and improvements added to Presto since it first launched.

July 15, 2022

July 2022 Roundup

Hot temps have arrived along with hot Presto features and fixes. Let’s jump in to learn more about licenses, allergies, dynamic fields for…

June 15, 2022

Early Summer Cleanup

Happy summer break! We bring good tidings of Finances tweaks, End of Year Process fixes, and various other improvements. We hope to see some…

May 15, 2022

End of Year Prep and Balance Sheet

Welcome to May. It’s time to get ready for the End of Year Process. The newest Presto updates will help you move even faster through the…

April 15, 2022

New Data Tables are Coming

We hope the spring semester is going well for all Presto groups. Our upcoming updates to the data tables are about to make your day better…

March 13, 2022

Email Improvements and Financial Filters

Team Presto had a blast at TMEA 2022 talking to old friends and co-workers and meeting lots of new people. So much positive energy! Since…

January 21, 2022

Sign Up Improvements and So Much Housekeeping

As we push into 2022, we bring good news — signing up for all types of Presto users is much simpler. Also, we have been busy updating and…

November 30, 2021

Inventory Housekeeping and more

The busy-ness of December is almost upon us. Take a moment to catch up on several fixins around the Presto Assistant web application in the…

November 7, 2021

Support Site Goes Live and Fall Catch-all

We recently launched our new support site (link) . We hope that the content will help users in understanding how to use some features of…

October 20, 2021

Entering Student Data and Bounced Emails

Cool weather won’t slow us down, the hits keep on coming! Learn more about recent improvements to adding student data to Presto Assistant…

October 6, 2021

Edit Payments and Download Statements

One glance at a social media feed is all you need to know we are in BANDTOBER. Welcome to the cool weather and the choreography rehearsals…

September 19, 2021

Finances Overview and Statements

The sights and sounds of high school football games and marching contests are back! Presto Assistant updates this week give directors a much…

September 12, 2021

Finances Enhancements and Parent Permissions

Cooler weather is rolling in along with those Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Check out this handful of updates to various parts of the Presto…

September 6, 2021

Finances Updates and Other Fixes

As more districts and organizations use Presto Assistant, we get great feedback about what’s working well and what needs attention. We send…

August 17, 2021

Relationship Management and More

School is back, and features/fixes keep on rolling out. Learn more about recent Presto Assistant updates! Relationship Management Now…

August 11, 2021

"End of Summer" Roundup

Summer is closing out, but new features and fixes in Presto are far from over. In the last week our team has added several improvements to…

August 2, 2021

Uniform Barcode Checkout and Custom Inventory Categories

We had fun making this one — scanning barcodes for uniform checkouts, custom inventory categories, and more! Check Out Uniforms More Quickly…

July 29, 2021

District Administrator Has New Powers

Our Presto users have sent in some terrific ideas, y’all! Our most recent changes grant a district administrator almost unlimited power and…

July 27, 2021

Student Filters and Other Summer Fun

Team Presto recently returned from the TBA/TCDA/TODA 2021 Summer Conventions in San Antonio. Our exhibit booth had frequent visitors, and we…

July 20, 2021

Improved Financial Payments Flow and more

As we are preparing to head to the Southwest Music Summer Exhibition (a.k.a. TBA/TCDA/TODA), we have a slate of adjustments and fixes coming…

July 6, 2021

District Admin Uniforms and Library

District Administrators get more goodies today. We see you working all summer, just like Team Presto! District Admin Uniforms and Library…

June 22, 2021

Distrct Admin Inventory Import

Team Presto knows that District Administrators need superb tools. Starting today, the Fine Arts administrators can add inventory items for…

June 16, 2021

User Alias

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s updates, we have a new feature to share. User Alias a.k.a. “Become this user” Directors and District…

June 15, 2021

Add custom student roles and more

Summer’s here! Several small but helpful updates roll out in our mid-June 2021 release. Add Custom Organization Roles Directors can now add…

June 2, 2021

End of Year Process

The process for switching to the next school year isn’t scary with Presto Assistant. Make a few decisions in four steps, and you are off to…

June 1, 2021

Better Login Visibility

Two small updates make their way to Presto Assistant today. Better visibility for when students have logged in and manual entry of credit…

May 27, 2021

All About Accessibility

Today’s release brings updates that make the Presto Assistant web application more useful for more people. Accessibility Presto Assistant…

May 4, 2021

Finances, part one

This Finances update adds the ability to add items, fees, and payments. All areas of finances have data tables with handy sorting and…

April 11, 2021

Inventory data and more permissions updates

Another morsel of updates to inventory and permissions has just arrived. Let’s dig in! Inventory Tables Some great feedback came in about…

April 1, 2021

Dynamic Fields are here

Based on feedback from a theater teacher, we have a great new feature. Reminder: Presto Assistant supports all the fine arts programs…

March 31, 2021

Enhancing permissions

Finances We expect the finances feature to launch in late Spring 2021. We added a placeholder in the web app with that launch date and a…

March 14, 2021

Large data tables and more

Here are a few minor updates in the most recent Presto Assistant release. Meanwhile we are still chugging along on bigger features, too…

March 4, 2021

All about licenses

Good news – All licenses for Presto Assistant purchased right now are good until the end of June 2022! 💪 How do licenses work? All Presto…

February 28, 2021

Improved student imports and relationships

Today’s updates are all about relationships. We are making it easier for directors to connect students with family members. Now you can…

February 24, 2021

Importing people just got easier

Special thanks to a valued director using Presto who provided some feedback about importing people data. We listened, planned some changes…

February 21, 2021

Improved details view for physical inventory

The “2021 Texas Blizzard” slowed us down a bit, but we are all safe and sound. Here’s a handful of updates to Presto made during the past…

February 13, 2021

Expanded assistant director permissions

TMEA 2021 is winding down, but we are still hard at work improving Presto Assistant for all users. Swing by our TMEA booth and say, “Hi…

February 11, 2021

Invite your students and parents

Our road to TMEA 2021 includes a handful of updates. Swing by our TMEA booth in the next few days and ask all the questions you can think of…

February 9, 2021

Improvements in importing and more

Based on feedback from Presto users, our engineers have been making the magic happen all week long. Here’s what changed in the last several…

February 1, 2021

Communication and more

After our first “early access” invitees looked around the app, they helped us find a few things to tidy up. Communication - Email Emails…

January 29, 2021

Launch!

We have been cooking Presto Assistant in our magical software development oven for a little over two years. It’s ready for some real-world…