Checkout for Mac Publisher's description
from Werck BV
The fun and easy point of sale system
Checkout is the fun and easy Mac point of sale system for the rest of us. Created with the realities of retail in mind, Checkout provides an easy to learn, reliable and accurate way to run your store.
Use Checkout to take orders, make sales, print invoices and accept payments. Checkout records all in-store transactions to generate a range of interactive reports. Together with a Mac and the right peripherals, Checkout offers a perfect retail solution.
One Checkout Fits All
No matter what you sell, from denim to poetry, from bikes to cigars, Checkout can make your life a little bit easier. Checkout offers a wide range of management tools in a clean and easy to learn interface, so you don't have to be a computer wizard to get started. See the profiles page to read about how Checkout makes a difference for a variety of retailers all over the world.
Checkout and the Mac
Checkout runs exclusively on Macs because they are fast, reliable, easy to set up and maintain. Plus they look great on your counter. To get started, all you need is Checkout and a Mac running Tiger or Leopard. You can also hook up a range of peripherals. Barcode scanners, receipt printers, cash drawers and credit card readers are supported out of the box.
Here are some key features of "Checkout":
В· Checkout keeps track of stock with great care, and now it also helps you order fresh goods when you are about to run out. StockroomUse the all new Stock Room to create and review purchase orders. When your goods arrive, simply hit 'Receive' to verify you got what you ordered and add them. Voila.
В· Each order and invoice now has access to a handy History and Notes interface. Conveniently accessible with one click, you get a summary of every change made, when and by whom. You can use the Notes feature to append messages and reminders to the document. History NotesNew notes are appened to the list so you'll always retain a full history of everyone's notes as well. Later, your coworkers can refer to these notes easily and discreetly.
В· Making sales is easier with a POS system that is simple, easy to use and intuitive. Checkout works the way you expect a Mac application to. Use drag and drop, keyboard shortcuts and instant search to get around. Checkout handles everything related to sales, orders and invoices with flair, making your work a little bit easier every day.
В· Besides the ability to create your own custom templates with a little CSS and HTML, Checkout carries a variety of ready-made templates, on which you can customize your invoice numbering, print payment information and specify taxes with just a click of a button.
В· Checkout makes it easy to back up your entire store database, you can even make a full backup while other computers are accessing your store. More importantly though, restoring your store from a backup is just as easy and quick. If tragedy strikes, your data will always be protected.
В· Every business has to maintain financial records, but that doesn't mean everyone has to be an expert in accounting. At least... not anymore. Checkout tracks every in-store transaction automatically. In the Ledger pane of the Management interface, both a simplified and a fully detailed version of the transaction journal are available.
В· Checkout's integration with AccountEdge and Quickbooks provides a complete end-to-end accounting solution for your store. Checkout records every transaction Aeintegration, ready to be imported in MYOB AccountEdge or Intuit Quickbooks.
В· Checkout now offers the Credit Card Service Plan. Just log in once, then take as many credit card payments as you wish via the external card reader. Easy for your customers and now also very for you. Every transaction is securely processed. Quick, easy and at a fair price, the Credit Card Service Plan is the perfect addition to Checkout.
В· 30 days trial period.
What's New in This Release:Version 3.1.2:
Fixed: 3.1.1 prevented certain stores of exporting their Ledger.
Fixed: Ledger export caused a crash when data wasn't rounded properly.
Fixed: Store Manager window is now resizable. The default size is bigger.
Fixed: Fixed some security issues. Assign all unknown employee transactions to the first employee.
Fixed: Issue with product variations UI on Mac OS X Lion. When scrolling, it caused lines to appear in the products list.
Fixed: At times, login caused security issues under rare circumstances.
Fixed: Rounding issue that caused a crash if you had multiple taxes applied to one invoice.
Fixed: When exporting to AccountEdge we remove returns, newline characters, tabs, and commas. We also respect the columns maximum length of 256 characters.
Fixed: When trying to print unallocated orders, the tax would show up incorrectly.
Fixed: Syncing Enstore orders caused the Ledger to crash.
Fixed: Enstore orders with multiple taxes were showing up with no taxes.
Fixed: We now support products prices with the tax inclusive amount of 6.99 (as an example). At the same time, we addressed rounding throughout Checkout to ensure that Bankers Rounding was being used consistently. It is possible, in some cases, that the tax inclusive prices of some products may have a difference of 0.01 when compared to the previously calculated prices in Checkout. Bankers Rounding: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rounding
Credit Card Payments
Feature: Credit Card information: The thermal receipt was modified to print the last 4 digits of the credit card, card type (if the card was swiped) and approval code. The receipt was also modified to better handle multiple credit card payments on a single Invoice.
Feature: The Online Payments report was renamed to be the Processed Payment Report, and now displays/prints the last 4 digits of the credit card, card type (if the card was swiped) and approval code.
Fixed: The Processed Payment Report's export to Numbers.
Fixed: The Sales Report display/print and export were using different rounding methods to calculate margins.
Fixed During the store upgrade process, we now report issues more consistently, if an error is encountered.
Fixed: Create new Store was displayed instead of Manage Stores, after a store was created.
Fixed: Issues are now reported more consistently if an error is encountered when a store is being backed up.
Feature: Added support for AccountEdge Basic in addition to AccountEdge (Plus, Pro, and Network Edition).
Fixed: Text Fields in the AccountEdge Configuration dialog were not being stored until you tabbed out of them.
Fixed: In the File Menu, the label New Order was changed to be to New Sale.
Fixed: If a very large number (more then 14 digits) was accidentally entered for the item price, a crash would occur when the Order/Invoice was viewed.
Fixed: Deleting Products from from an Order would cause a crash.
Fixed: The Pay window now comes up automatically when an Invoice is created if the option is enabled in Store Preferences.
Template Margins Settings
Feature: The Print Margin Units (centimeters or inches) are now defaulting based upon your Mac's System Preferences Language settings.
Fixed: Text fields were only being saved when you tabbed away from them.
Feature: The Print Margin Units are now saved.
Fixed: Changing the margins caused a crash on 10.7.x.
Fixed: Changing a product's weight to be null caused a crash.
Fixed: When variation properties were accidentally saved as null, it was causing crashes in the Product list of both the Main Store View and Stock Room.
Fixed: Resolved an issue where a crash would occur in the Stock Room, when working with newly created Products.
Fixed: The Select button was faded out on Mac OS X 10.6.8
Fixed: The Enstore sync now consumes a lot less memory, and is able to sync stores that have thousands of products.
System Requirements:No special requirements.
Program Release Status: Major Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall