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Old 12-16-2006, 12:00 AM   #1
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I know everyone has their favorites but has anybody used more than one of the following and which one did you like? Or is there better software out there than these choices?
Beersmith
ProMash
Beertools Pro
Strangebrew
BrewWizard

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I currently use Beersmith but I am always looking for improvements.

 
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Old 12-16-2006, 01:33 AM   #2
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I am presently using Promash. I like it a little better than Beersmith. I a looking into Beertools pro. They have a lot of interesting recipies. I don't know anything about the other software programs you reference. Promash seems to be the most popular program

 
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Old 12-16-2006, 01:39 AM   #3
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I like BeerSmith - the interface seems a bit more intuitive than ProMash.

I have Beer Tools Pro as well, and it looks prettier, but I still prefer BeerSmith.
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Old 12-17-2006, 01:00 PM   #4
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pro mash is what BLG and i use but i would like to try beer tools pro.
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Old 12-17-2006, 01:17 PM   #5
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I use Beersmith because I find it easier to use and customise. I also find the default hop bitterness calculation is more accurate for my set up.

 
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Old 12-17-2006, 02:43 PM   #6
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VERY satisfied BeerSmith user here .....

 
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Old 12-17-2006, 03:10 PM   #7
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I've been a long time promash user but I am transitioning completely over to BeerTools. It is a very in depth program so it is a slow process, especially with all of the upgrades they are doing to it currently.

I just like the feel of it better. VERY, very confusing program for BTP n00bs though. And yes, I'm a n00b.
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Old 12-17-2006, 04:08 PM   #8
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I used the trial of ProMash for a while, and just didn't like the interface. I would have tried BeerToolsPro if they offered a free trial, but they didn't, so I tried BeerSmith and like it a lot. Is there something about BeerSmith that you dislike?
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Old 12-17-2006, 04:43 PM   #9
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I dislike the fact that the BeerSmith folks seem to have stopped upgrading/supporting their product. But I still like it better than ProMash and BTP.
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Old 12-17-2006, 09:00 PM   #10
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I use beersmith. I recently tried each of the tools available and beersmith was my favorite. BeerTools Pro came out after I already purchased beersmith. I wasn't thrilled about paying $4 for a demo so I haven't tried to see if it is worth switching. Like Uri I wish someone would buy the rights to beersmith and start upgrading.

 
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