What's new in Direct Commander

3.41 (June 10, 2020)
  • You can now add a retargeting list or interest to multiple ad groups at once. For targeting criteria, the following features are available:
    • Filtering and sorting on the Retargeting and interests tab.
    • Filtering using the query language.
    • Search by retargeting lists.
    • Hotkeys on the targeting criteria tab.
3.40 (June 8, 2020)
3.39 (June 3, 2020)
3.38 (May 29, 2020)
  • When you open the program, the Yandex.Passport login window shows up.

  • Fixed minor bugs and improved stability.
3.37 (April 9, 2020)
  • The Ctrl+T shortcut now opens Keyword Planner for the selected keywords. To open the empty Keyword Planner, use Ctrl+Shift+T.
  • The application now shows a warning window on exit.
  • When you open Keyword Planner on existing keywords, the bid for the refined keywords is set equal to the original keyword bid.
3.36 (March 25, 2020)
3.35 (February 13, 2020)
  • Now you can configure bid adjustments based on the device type and smartphone OS.
3.34 (December 27, 2019)
  • Added support for short-term interests in Text & Image ads.
  • Streamlined syncing with the server.
  • Fixed GIF image loading with Cropping needed disabled.
3.33 (November 14, 2019)
  • Now you can scale the interface.
  • Added support for priority goals.
  • Now you can edit Turbo page IDs on the Ads tab.
  • Eliminated ad group duplication on import with overwrite.
  • Streamlined syncing.
3.32 (October 29, 2019)
  • At import you can change the column mapping.
  • You can save data with errors in the Inspector.
  • You can switch between the usernames you used to sign in to Direct Commander without entering your password again.
  • Faster data exchange with the server for campaigns with a large number of ads and callouts.
3.31 (October 22, 2019)
  • Added the Retargeting and interests tab.

    You can add your retargeting lists and mobile app interests to an ad group or remove them from an ad group, edit their bid or priority, start and stop serving ads for them, import them from a file or export them to a file.

  • When data is uploaded to the server, the suggestion to submit for moderation now appears if there are any draft ads in the campaign.
  • You can now change the status of your ads and keywords in the Inspector, even if the Status field is set to “Different values”. The change will only apply to those objects that allow for it.
  • Inspector now automatically saves changes (provided that they are error-free).
3.30 (September 30, 2019)
  • Sitelinks 5-8 are now supported in import and export, as well as in search and replace.
  • Agencies can copy ads with images from one client to another.
3.29 (September 9, 2019)
  • Sitelinks 5-8 are now visible in the Ads tab and Inspector.
3.28 (July 29, 2019)
  • Added previews for Text & Image Ads. We look forward to receiving feedback and suggestions.
  • Import from the clipboard now works with the format obtained when exporting to XLSX.
3.27 (July 15, 2019)
  • You can now change the campaign status (start, stop, submit for moderation, etc.), even if you have selected campaigns with different statuses. The change will only apply to those campaigns where it is allowed.
  • Decimal delimiter in bid export is selected depending on the user language.
3.26 (June 27, 2019)
  • IDs of Turbo pages in ads and sitelinks are available for viewing (without editing or support for import and export at this time).
  • Added support for access via a proxy server with authorization.
  • Links to apps in App Store can be specified both in the old format ( and new format (
3.25 (June 20, 2019)
  • Added folder selection for storing Commander data.
  • For additional relevant keywords, default spending is 5%.
3.24 (May 30, 2019)
  • A group containing more than 200 keywords can be divided into multiple ad groups by distributing keywords among them. Learn more

  • Objects extracted in Commander can be edited directly, without intermediate upload to the server.

  • You can save changes in Inspector using theCtrl + S shortcut (Cmd ⌘ + S on MacOS).

3.23 (May 20, 2019)
  • Added filters by starred and changed objects.
  • Now any columns in the tab can be hidden. To configure columns, use the context menu.
  • You can now specify the metro station in the vCard.
3.22 (May 15, 2019)
3.21 (April 22, 2019)
3.20 (March 25, 2019)
3.19 (February 15, 2019)
3.18 (January 22, 2019)
  • Yandex.Direct setup experts can now configure ads for their clients.
3.17 (January 9, 2019)
3.16 (November 19, 2018)
3.15 (October 26, 2018)
  • Added capability to configure bid adjustments on mobile devices, as well as by gender and age for a campaign or ad group.

    Batch editing in the Inspector will be available in upcoming versions.

  • It is now easier to choose the import option: just click one of the buttons Create new campaign, Import into selected campaign or Import to source campaign and overwrite.
  • Export and import features are no longer available to advertisers if they do not have permission to edit campaigns.
3.14 (10 September, 2018)
3.13 β (July 24, 2018)
3.12 β (June 6, 2018)
3.11 β (April 26, 2018)
  • Changes in the auction data display:

    • The Keywords tab now shows the Traffic volume column instead of display positions.
    • In Bid Wizard, you can set a bid on search depending on the desired amount of traffic.
  • When you copy or move objects, you can paste them into multiple parent objects, which means that you can copy several ads and paste them into multiple ad groups. Child objects can also be duplicated in the source parent objects.