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Announcing Artwork Tracker for PC

Artwork Tracker

Way back in the early days of the App Store (circa 2010) I released Artwork Tracker, an artwork tracking app for artists and collectors. This was eventually followed by a companion Mac app in 2013. I’ve had requests for a PC version since then, but until now couldn’t dedicate the time to it. Well, the wait for a PC version will soon be over!

Today I can announce I’m working on a Windows PC version of Artwork Tracker. I’ve reached the point where I’m fairly comfortable developing apps for the PC, and earlier this year I completed several major updates of my other apps. That frees up some spare time for me to work on Artwork Tracker for PC.

Artwork Tracker for PC will support Windows versions from XP SP3 through to Windows 10. The app will contain many of the features of the iOS version, with the addition of some new features like enhanced search and printing capabilities. You’ll be able to transfer your database to and from the iOS version via WiFi, too. A free trial version will be available direct from my website, with the full feature-set unlocked with purchase of a license.

What might Artwork Tracker look like on the PC? Take a look at a few screenshots from the Mac version. The PC version will have a similar look and feel:

If you’re interested in learning more about Artwork Tracker for PC, visit the Artwork Tracker Facebook page or the Artwork Tracker for PC page on my site.

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Plant Album v1.2 update now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

The Plant Album v1.2 update is now available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Plant Album makes keeping track of your plants easy. Whether you just have a few houseplants, or you’re an experienced gardener, Plant Album is the ideal tool for organizing your gardens, plants, watering schedules, and notes.

Plant Album

Download on the App Store

This update contains the following changes:

  • Renamed ‘Plants In Garden’ button on the Garden Info screen to ‘View Plants’.
  • Added ‘Wire Basket’ and ‘Other’ Pot Materials.
  • Bug fixes.

If you’re enjoying the app, please take a moment to rate or review it on the App Store!

You can learn more about Plant Album at my website or on the Plant Album Facebook group.

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Orchid Album for PC v1.2.0.0 update now available

Orchid Album

Orchid Album makes keeping track of your orchids easy, whether you’re new to orchids, or an experienced collector. It’s the ideal tool for organizing your plants, watering schedules, and notes.

The Orchid Album for PC v1.2.0.0 update is now available.

For existing customers, click ‘Check for Updates…’ in the Help menu within the app and follow the prompts to update.

This update contains the following changes:

  • Increased photo resolution when adding new photos.
  • Added Extra-Large photos option for the Orchid Report feature.
  • Bug fixes.

You can learn more about Orchid Album at my website or on the Orchid Album Facebook group.

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Bonsai Album for PC v2.0.0.0 update now available

Bonsai Album for PC

Bonsai Album makes keeping track of your bonsai or penjing collection easy, whether you’re new to bonsai, a collector, a dealer, or even a bonsai master.

The Bonsai Album for PC v2.0.0.0 update is now available.

For existing customers, click ‘Check for Updates…’ in the Help menu within the app and follow the prompts to update.

This update contains the following changes:

  • Increased photo resolution when adding new photos.
  • Added Extra-Large photos option for the Bonsai Report feature.
  • Log photos are now automatically added to the associated Bonsai and Pot.
  • New Bonsai fields: ID, In Collection, Value, Sell Price, Fertilizer, Location, Weight, Light, Temperature, Medium.
  • Bonsai Source field is now an editable text field.
  • New Pot fields: ID, In Collection, Value, Sell Price, Weight, Location.
  • Added Semi-Cascade Pot shape.
  • Pots can now be sorted by shape.
  • Bonsai and Pot lists now show ID field and In Collection state.
  • Bonsai and Pots can now be hidden if not in your collection.
  • Added barred snowflake icon for Bonsai with Winter Indoors set to Yes.
  • Bonsai search can now filter trees needing Winter Indoors by starting to search for “Winter Indoors”.
  • Value statistic now takes the new Value fields into account.
  • Added Apply button to Info windows.
  • Increased photo caption font size.
  • Added table right-click context menu.
  • Added Duplicate Item feature.
  • Bug fixes.

You can learn more about Bonsai Album at my website or on the Bonsai Album Facebook group.

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Bonsai Album for Mac v2.0 update now available

Bonsai Album for Mac

Bonsai Album makes keeping track of your bonsai or penjing collection easy, whether you’re new to bonsai, a collector, a dealer, or even a bonsai master.

The Bonsai Album for Mac v2.0 update is now available on the Mac App Store.

For direct purchase customers, click ‘Check for Updates…’ in the Bonsai Album menu within the app and follow the prompts to update.

This update contains the following changes:

This update requires Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) or higher!

  • Increased photo resolution when adding new photos.
  • Added Extra-Large photos option for the Bonsai Report feature.
  • Log photos are now automatically added to the associated Bonsai and Pot.
  • New Bonsai fields: ID, In Collection, Value, Sell Price, Fertilizer, Location, Weight, Light, Temperature, Medium.
  • Bonsai Source field is now an editable text field.
  • New Pot fields: ID, In Collection, Value, Sell Price, Weight, Location.
  • Added Semi-Cascade Pot shape.
  • Pots can now be sorted by shape.
  • Bonsai and Pot lists now show ID field and In Collection state.
  • Bonsai and Pots can now be hidden if not in your collection.
  • Added barred snowflake icon for Bonsai with Winter Indoors set to Yes.
  • Bonsai search can now filter trees needing Winter Indoors by starting to search for “Winter Indoors”.
  • Value statistic now takes the new Value fields into account.
  • Added Apply button to Info windows.
  • Increased photo caption font size.
  • Added table right-click context menu.
  • Added Duplicate Item feature.
  • Bug fixes.

If you’re enjoying the app, please take a moment to rate or review it on the Mac App Store!

You can learn more about Bonsai Album at my website or on the Bonsai Album Facebook group.

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Bonsai Album v3.0 update now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

The Bonsai Album v3.0 update is now available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Bonsai Album makes keeping track of your bonsai or penjing collection easy, whether you’re new to bonsai, a collector, a dealer, or even a bonsai master.

Bonsai Album

This update contains the following changes:

Note: This update requires iOS 8 or higher!

  • Added iOS 10 support.
  • Add multiple photos at a time from your photo library.
  • Increased the photo size on the Bonsai, Pots, and Logs lists.
  • Increased photo resolution when adding new photos.
  • Added Extra-Large photos option for the Bonsai Report feature.
  • Log photos are now automatically added to the associated Bonsai and Pot.
  • Increased photo caption font size.
  • Added photo sharing feature.
  • New Bonsai fields: ID, In Collection, Value, Sell Price, Fertilizer, Location, Weight, Light, Temperature, Medium.
  • Bonsai Source field is now an editable text field.
  • New Pot fields: ID, In Collection, Value, Sell Price, Weight, Location.
  • Added Semi-Cascade Pot shape.
  • Pots can now be sorted by shape.
  • Bonsai and Pot lists now show ID field and In Collection state.
  • Bonsai and Pots can now be hidden if not in your collection.
  • Added barred snowflake icon for Bonsai with Winter Indoors set to Yes.
  • Bonsai search can now filter trees needing Winter Indoors by starting to search for “Winter Indoors”.
  • Value statistic now takes the new Value fields into account.
  • New CSV templates for the new fields.
  • Bug fixes.

If you’re enjoying the app, please take a moment to rate or review it on the App Store!

You can learn more about Bonsai Album at my website or on the Bonsai Album Facebook group.

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Story Tracker v3.2 update now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Story Tracker v3.2 is now available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Story Tracker

Story Tracker makes keeping track of your submitted stories, novels, poems, scripts, and articles easy. Never wonder again where or when you submitted your work. The information is all right there on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch!

This update includes the following changes:

Note: This update requires iOS 8 or higher!

  • Added iOS 10 support.
  • The Story list can now be searched by Genre.
  • Removed built-in web browser.
  • Bug fixes.

If you like what you see, please spare a moment to rate or review the app on the App Store!

You can learn more about Story Tracker at my website or on the Story Tracker Facebook group.

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Artwork Tracker v2.7 update now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

The Artwork Tracker v2.7 update is now available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Artwork Tracker is an indispensable mobile app for artists, art collectors, or art dealers. Keep track of artwork and submissions on the go, with access to all your data and full-screen artwork at your fingertips.

Artwork Tracker

This update contains the following changes:

Note: This update requires iOS 8 or higher!

  • Added iOS 10 support.
  • Add multiple photos at a time from your photo library.
  • Increased photo thumbnail size on the Artwork and Submissions lists.
  • Increased photo resolution when adding new photos.
  • Added Extra-Large photos option for the Artwork Report feature.
  • Added Exhibiting, Donated, and Gifted Submission states.
  • Increased photo caption font size.
  • Added photo sharing feature.
  • Removed built-in web browser.
  • Bug fixes.

If you’re enjoying the app, please spare a moment to rate or review it on the App Store!

You can learn more about Artwork Tracker at my website or on the Artwork Tracker Facebook group.

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Artwork Tracker for Mac v1.1 update now available

The Artwork Tracker for Mac v1.1 update is now available on the Mac App Store.

Artwork Tracker makes keeping track of your art collection easy. Never wonder again where or when you submitted your art. The information is all right there on your Mac!

Whether you’re a working artist, a collector, or an art dealer, Artwork Tracker is a valuable addition to your artistic toolbox.

Artwork Tracker

For direct purchase customers, click ‘Check for Updates…’ in the Artwork Tracker menu within the app and follow the prompts to update.

This update contains the following changes:

This update requires Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) or higher!

  • Increased photo resolution when adding new photos.
  • Added Extra-Large photos option for the Artwork Report feature.
  • Added Exhibiting, Donated, and Gifted Submission states.
  • Info windows can now be resized.
  • Increased photo caption font size.
  • Bug fixes.

If you’re enjoying the app, please take a moment to rate or review it on the Mac App Store!

You can learn more about Artwork Tracker at my website or on the Artwork Tracker Facebook group.

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Introducing Plant Album

Plant Album is now available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Plant Album

Download on the App Store

Today my new iOS app for gardeners, Plant Album, hit the App Store. Plant Album is available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 8.0 or higher. Organize your plants into gardens, tracking watering schedules, keep dated log entries, and more.

Plant Album is localized into several languages, including English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Portuguese.

The Plant Album database can be moved between your various devices, so you can back it up to your computer over a local WiFi network from either an iPhone, iPad, or iPod, and restore it onto another Apple device. You can also import or export data without modifying the existing data on your device, or transfer the database directly between devices via AirDrop.

The Gardens, Plants and Logs tabs of the app display thumbnail images in table form for each garden, plant, or log entry. In addition, the garden and plant thumbnail images can be viewed in a scrollable grid. This makes it easier to locate an item in your collection visually, or based on the name, garden, or species. As with my other apps, the user interface has been designed for quick and easy data entry.

You can find more details on my website or on the Plant Album Facebook page. There’s also a free Lite version you can try out. This version is limited to 3 gardens, 3 plants, 3 watering schedules, and 3 log entries with 3 photos each, and only supports backup and export over WiFi. Otherwise it’s identical to the full version.

If you’re interested in the origins of Plant Album, you can read more in my earlier blog post.

I hope you find Plant Album to be a fun and useful gardening app, and I welcome any feature suggestions and comments you may have. Enjoy!

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