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Auto-Catalog (13)
Help with cataloging your collections

 

Barcode Scanners (8)
Information on using a barcode scanner

 

Client/Server (4)
Running Readerware in client/server mode

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Readerware database articles

General (39)
General Readerware issues (all products)

Install (14)
Readerware installation issues

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Internet related issues, connection problems, etc.

Loans (4)
Loaning out items

Mac (9)
Mac specific Readerware issues

New in Readerware 3.0 (3)
New features & upgrading

Printing (5)
How to print reports from readerware

Readerware (Books) (15)
Issues specific to Readerware for books

Readerware (Music) (5)
Issues specific to Readerware for music collections

Readerware (Video) (3)
Readerware for DVD, LaserDisc, VHS, Blu-Ray, HD DVD, Video games, etc.

Readerware on the go (16)
Running Readerware on mobile devices, Android, iPhone, iPad etc.

Report Writer Templates (18)
Additional report writer templates you can download for free.

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How to purchase Readerware and general sales issues

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Windows specific Readerware issues

 

Most Popular Articles

  1. Will Readerware run on Windows 8?
    Yes. Readerware will run on both 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows 8. As a Win32 application Readerware will run on Windows 8 computers and Windows 8 Pro (Intel) tablets, it will not run on Windows 8 RT (ARM) tablets. ...

  2. Will Readerware run on Mac OS X Mountain Lion?
    Yes. Readerware 3.15 and above are supported on Mac OS X Mountain Lion, (10.8), and all features work normally. The first time you run a Readerware program on OS X Mountain Lion you may see an OS X ...

  3. Can I install Readerware on a thumb drive and use it on any computer?
    Yes. You need to install Readerware in the normal way, create a local install on your computer. You can then create a customized, portable, Readerware install. First though you will normally want to start using Readerware, create y...

  4. How do I transfer my Readerware database to my Android device?
    You can install the Readerware apps from the Google Play Store: Readerware 3 (Books) ...

  5. How can I sort entries by ... ?
    You can sort the table view on any column(s). To sort on a column, just click on a column header. An icon is displayed in the header to indicate it is the sort column. The arrow indicates whether the sort is ascending or descending. Click again ...

  6. Can I browse all my items graphically?
    Yes. Readerware has three main views: Table view - The table view is like a spreadsheet, you can show/hide columns, move them around. You can c...

  7. How can I scan and catalog books using my smart phone?
    Readerware Mobile lets you use the camera on your smart phone or tablet as a barcode scanner and capture ISBNs and UPCs. You can also enter the ISBN if a book does not have a barcode. You now have a list of ISBNs on your mobile device, how...

  8. How can I add an image to an item?
    Start by displaying the book in the detail view, Images tab. Now click on one of the image placeholders, a popup menu appears listing your options. ...

  9. How do I upgrade to Readerware 3.0?
    You can download Readerware 3.0 from the main download page. Pick your operating system from the list on the right. Readerware 3 will install in a new location so that you...

  10. Can I store my Readerware database in a Dropbox folder?
    NO! You should not store a Readerware database in a Dropbox folder, Dropbox can corrupt your Readerware database and cause you to lose data. This is a common issue with database applications like Readerware. Dropbox is a f...

  11. How do I transfer my Readerware database to my iPhone or iPad?
    You can install the Readerware apps from the Apple App Store: Readerware 3 (Books) ...

  12. Using the Opticon OPN 2001 barcode scanner with Readerware
    Almost everything about the...

  13. What is the best scanner for use with Readerware?
    Readerware products will work with virtually any barcode scanner. Just what kind of barcode scanner will work best for you depends on exactly how you will be using it. None of the barcode scanners listed in this article require specia...

  14. Will Readerware run under Leopard?
    Yes. The current version of Readerware runs fine under Leopard, the latest version of Mac OS X. There are a couple of cosmetic issues which were resolved in the Readerware 2.984 release. So if you are running an earlier v...

  15. How can I transfer Readerware 3.0 and my database to a new machine?
    Start by downloading the latest version of Readerware3 from the web site to your new machine. Install the program and register with your current codes. If you no longer h...

  16. How do I scan a barcode with a CueCat scanner?
    No drivers are required by the CueCat. Both the USB and PS/2 versions should be recognized automatically by your system.  The USB device driver is provided by the operating system, barcode readers are Human Interface Devices or HID. They us...

  17. How can I transfer Readerware 2.0 and my database to a new machine?
    This article is for Readerware 2 users and will guide you through the process of transferring your Readerware 2 database to a new machine. Start by downloading the last version of Readerware 2 f...

  18. How can I catalog books in a remote location without Internet access?
    There are a couple of ways to do this, you can use Readerware or Readerware Mobile.   Readerware Mobile Readerware Mobile has a built in barcode capture feature, ...

  19. Can I run Readerware on my smart phone or PDA?
    Readerware runs on smart phones and other devices that run Android. Readerware runs on iOS devices like an ...

  20. Can I run Readerware on Android?
    Yes. Readerware Mobile Edition will run on Android devices including smart phones, tablets and media players. For more information on installing and running Readerware products on Android, see the online ...