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Re: Beersmith?
« Reply #30 on: December 10, 2009, 05:35:34 PM »
Beersmith VS ProMash????

Thoughts??
At this point in time, BeerSmith
If Jeff gets the new version out, ???

I've contributed to both

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Re: Beersmith?
« Reply #31 on: December 10, 2009, 05:41:43 PM »
+1

I use Beersmith and love it. I've tried Promash and prefer Beersmith. I think it's easier to use and has better options. JM2CW.  8)
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Re: Beersmith?
« Reply #32 on: December 10, 2009, 06:01:25 PM »
My preference is currently for BeerSmith.  Gives me all the ingredients I normally use, where ProMash doesn't.  I believe ProMash hasn't been updated for a little while.
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Re: Beersmith?
« Reply #33 on: December 11, 2009, 06:30:02 AM »
There are demos for each that I tried before purchasing.  You may want to look into that.  I chose Beersmith.  I liked the interface better.

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Re: Beersmith?
« Reply #34 on: December 16, 2009, 03:39:53 PM »
Beersmith VS ProMash????

Thoughts??
That is like Fly sparge vs Batch Sparge.

I use ProMash but there is a lot of people who have only good things to say about BeerSmith.
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Re: Beersmith?
« Reply #35 on: December 17, 2009, 01:28:28 PM »
I've used both, but purchased Beersmith.  I'm used to using it and the more you dig into it, the more versatile it is.
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Re: Beersmith?
« Reply #36 on: December 17, 2009, 02:02:48 PM »
Is there still development for ProMash?

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Re: Beersmith?
« Reply #37 on: December 17, 2009, 02:17:52 PM »
At this point in time the answer to that would seem to be 'no'.

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Re: Beersmith?
« Reply #38 on: December 18, 2009, 11:58:17 AM »
There is still support forum that is attended from time to time but I do not think it is in development any more.
What a shame if you ask me.
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Re: Beersmith?
« Reply #39 on: December 18, 2009, 12:55:05 PM »
There is still support forum that is attended from time to time but I do not think it is in development any more.
What a shame if you ask me.


It is a shame, but that's how life goes.  Jeff has more important things to attend to, which is unfortunate not only for us, but especially for him.
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Re: Beersmith?
« Reply #40 on: December 18, 2009, 08:17:50 PM »
I do understand that family is more important than anything else.
I am not saying anything about it.

He wrote it as a one man band software company and he has all rights to keep it closed source is he chose to do so.
It is very good piece of software.
If unmaintained it will slowly die and all the happy ProMash users will have to find something else.
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Re: Beersmith?
« Reply #41 on: December 19, 2009, 09:17:11 AM »
I do understand that family is more important than anything else.
I am not saying anything about it.

He wrote it as a one man band software company and he has all rights to keep it closed source is he chose to do so.
It is very good piece of software.
If unmaintained it will slowly die and all the happy ProMash users will have to find something else.


I didn't mean to say that you weren't sympathetic to his problems.  Sorry if I implied otherwise.  Yeah, I agree that it will slowly "die", but I don't think that means that it's usefulness will die, too.  Even though there hasn't been a major upgrade in years, I still find that I can do everything I want to do with Promash.
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