What's New in Readerware 3.0?

 

Readerware 3.0 is a major upgrade for Readerware and Bookography users, here are the highlights:

  • Revamped user interface, all new icons and layout
  • Font selection, choose a different font for each view
  • New sound effects, choose your sound effects, turn them on and off
  • Configurable toolbars
  • Tip of the day displayed at startup to help you get up to speed with Readerware 3.0
  • New view options to help you configure your display just the way you want
  • New item summary page, configurable, detailed item listing with images
  • New field editors make it easier to edit values like dates, lists, numbers etc.
  • New list editor makes it easier to maintain the list fields like category, rating etc.
  • Easier image manipulation, copy/paste images, export etc.
  • New automatic update check that you can schedule
  • New database engine
  • Choose your database, use the built in database or bring your own, MySQL, Access etc.
  • New File->Open Recent menu item makes it easy to switch between multiple databases
  • Database access options, define your default mode and require a password for updates.
  • Expanded database, lots of new fields
  • Database limits like only 30 tracks per disc removed
  • Support for multiple images and sizes
  • Support for media links, music, eBooks etc.
  • More list fields like author, artist, actor, all with type ahead
  • New Database Properties dialog
  • New database statistics
  • Configurable search bar, list just the searches you need, in the order you want them
  • Hotkeys, assign a hotkey for frequently used functions
  • New auto-catalog options, pick the fields you want to extract and assign default values
  • Record biographical information for all contributors, author, artist, actor etc.
  • New sorting system so make it easy to sort contributors correctly
  • New borrower system, record all borrower information not just name
  • Backup & Restore improvements, backup now includes preferences, automatic open in restore etc.
  • New print options, easier printer selection, print selected rows etc.
  • Print barcodes
  • Bulk editing improvements
  • New want list
  • New Readerware support for multiple volume sets and magazines
  • New Readerware support for citations
  • New ReaderwareAW track editor, copy/paste tracks, insert tracks, insert breaks etc.
  • New ReaderwareAW support for jukebox CD players
  • Automatic run time calculation
  • ReaderwareVW includes improved episode and box set support.
  • New platform specific installers
  • Easier registration process
  • New easier setup and configuration of Readerware Client/Server Edition
  • Readerware 3 Mobile Edition adds new mobile support, take your database with you on your Android phone or tablet, your iPhone or iPad.

Want to lean more about Readerware 3.0? There are in-depth articles available in recent issues of the Readerware newsletter.

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