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Old 12-02-2010, 06:07 PM   #1
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I have a mac and a pc with both windows and linux booted on it, i am interested in getting some software to help me keep track of my brewing. Right mow i am still learning so far so good but i would also like the software to be helpful as i get better with brewing. Does anyone have experience with multiple software? For the most part every review i have seen has been mac Vs windows, not really about which one is better regardless of the OS.
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Old 12-02-2010, 06:25 PM   #2
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The big difference is in price, IMO.

There are some free online web pages and some spreadsheets around that you can get for free, but if you need/want increased detail then pay software is probably where you want to be.

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BeerAlchemy for mac is what I use. It rocks

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Old 12-02-2010, 06:55 PM   #4
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Seconded. Get Beer Alchemy. its fantastic!
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Third. Get Beer Alchemy. I have been using it since I started brewing.

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Old 01-12-2011, 03:51 AM   #6
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Can you convert AG to extract (recipes) on beer alchemy like I've seen/heard of being done on beer smith?

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Old 01-12-2011, 06:13 AM   #7
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Converting AG to extract and back is fairly simple and there are plenty of threads giving you the ratios you will need. As for software I really like hopville.com for an online solution, but I have been a beer alchemy user for a while and really like it as a full featured solution.

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Well so far it looks like beer alchemy wins hads down. But suppose you do not have a mac. What would be the best brew software?

And to beat you to the puch line, I can't buy a mac, I'm saving to go AG. :P

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I know nothing of Beer Alchemy because I don't have a Mac but I do like Beertoolspro and that works on both PC and MAC.

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Converting AG to extract and back is fairly simple and there are plenty of threads giving you the ratios you will need. As for software I really like hopville.com for an online solution, but I have been a beer alchemy user for a while and really like it as a full featured solution.
Is that a yes?.......
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