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View Poll Results: Which brewing software do you use?
Promash 22 17.60%
BeerSmith 62 49.60%
Beer Tools Pro 9 7.20%
None of the above (explain) 32 25.60%
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Old 06-15-2007, 12:53 PM   #11
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I second firebrewer's post. Been using ProMash for awhile, and it does everything I need it to do. Tried Beersmith, and it was alright, just different...and looks more complex. I like the relatively simple UI on PM, even though the program is pretty complex.

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Old 06-15-2007, 01:52 PM   #12
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I actually feel just the opposite of Evan. I think Beersmith is easier to use than Promash. Tried both trial versions and went with Beersmith.

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Old 06-15-2007, 01:57 PM   #13
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Yeah, I can't stand ProMash's interface.

One of the things I'm working on now, though, is building my own spreadsheets to replace Beersmith (which I do like) - primailry so that I can have a better understanding of where the calculations are coming from.

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Old 06-15-2007, 01:59 PM   #14
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I've used promash pretty much since I started brewing a bit over a year ago. Does nearly everything I needed to, but I'm not too crazy about their brewing sessions.

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Old 06-15-2007, 02:09 PM   #15
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Beersmith.
I like the export to text feature. Helps me keep a backup of my "Recipes.txt" file which I can also store on my Palm. That's nice when I'm wanting to order some ingredients for a recipe and don't have my laptop with me.

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Old 06-15-2007, 03:54 PM   #16
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Beersmith.
I like the export to text feature. Helps me keep a backup of my "Recipes.txt" file which I can also store on my Palm. That's nice when I'm wanting to order some ingredients for a recipe and don't have my laptop with me.
You can do that wth promash as well. Select "print" then in export to text file. Odd place to put it, but all the exprt functions apeear on the print menu.
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www.brewmate.net
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http://www.brewersfriend.com

are also useful - and free
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Don't see iBrewmaster listed. Been using that for about a year. Previously used Brewpal and ProMash. But I love having iBrewmaster in my picket on the iPhone.

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Don't see iBrewmaster listed. Been using that for about a year. Previously used Brewpal and ProMash. But I love having iBrewmaster in my picket on the iPhone.
iPhone didn't exist when this poll was created. OLD thread.
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Old 06-15-2012, 12:26 PM   #20
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I use Beer Alchemy mostly but I also have iBrewmaster. Maybe because I've used it longer ( was the only Mac brew software I could run on my older power pc iMac at the time) I prefer Beer Alchemy.

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