iBiz Server 3.0 review

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Get paid for all of your time.

License: Demo
OS: Mac OS X
File size: 18779K
Developer: IGG Software, LLC
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Price: $49.00
Updated: 11 Jan 2007
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Get paid for all of your time. Ever feel like you don't bill your clients for the correct amount of time? Or perhaps you just don't feel like your invoices are as accurate as they should be. Introducing iBiz 3, your all-in-one intuitive solution for tracking time, making invoices and managing your business on Mac OS X.

iBiz 3 is the premier time-billing and invoicing application for Mac OS X. If you need to track time, mileage or work that you do for clients then iBiz 3 will become an indispensible piece of software for your freelance work or small business.

iBiz offers iCal and Address Book synchronization, automatic time tracking, customizable invoice templates and much more. For those that have a network of computers, you can use the networking version of iBiz to track work for multiple employees. If your business grows, iBiz Server/Client will let you expand, seamlessly.

This is the most intuitive time-billing application out there. Essential for anyone self employed. Try it, you won't be disappointed.

Biz Server (multi-user network version) is an easy to use time-billing and invoicing application that works across a LAN. It integrates with iCal and Address Book, offers tax support and easily generates custom invoices.

The iBiz Network version offers seamless networking cabilities so people can easily work together.

Here are some key features of "iBiz Server":
Document Monitor. Associate your files to a project then open them from within iBiz and all of your time spent on the opened files will be automatically tracked. It allows for truly seamless time tracking.
Big (Billing) Picture. Get the big picture on your clients, quickly see a list of invoices, estimates and payments for any or all clients to check their status. Check invoice status and send them again if necessary.
Spotlight Indexing. Search your projects and job events quickly and easily. Integration with Spotlight means that you can locate your work records even when you're not using iBiz.
Networking. For those who need an efficient way for multiple people to collaborate on projects, iBiz 3.0 offers seamless networking capabilities. Now in iBiz 3 you can set employee permissions, assign group rates and more.
AppleScript & Automator. Use Applescript and Automator actions to streamline your workflow. Create invoices, check for overdue balances and do a lot more. Let the scripts do the work so you don't have to.
Quick Timers. For those that need to track every minute efficiently. Start and stop timers from a new status item or global floating quick timer window. Assign the timed events to clients whenever it is more convenient.
iCal Integration. Use Sync Services to automatically sync iBiz Projects with calendars in iBiz. You can also manually send events from iBiz to iCal.
Address Book Integration. Upon installation iBiz adds a group to Address Book of iBiz Clients. Drag and drop clients into this group in Address Book for them to appear in iBiz.
Templates. Make invoices and estimates with completely customizable RTF and HTML based templates. Email them as a PDF attachment directly from within iBiz. Use the built-in templates or browse our online gallery.
Invoice & Estimates. Fully customizable invoice templates ensure you get the look you want for your invoices and estimates. Change fonts, insert a logo, add a special message - it's up to you. Click a button and send them as a PDF attachment using Mail or Entourage. Invoice from the toolbar.
Reporting. Create powerful reports with one click. Select the projects to be analyzed and click a button, it is that simple.

fully functional, expires 12/2006

What's New:
Improved Quick Timer table editing behavior
Improved editing projects with pop-up calendar
Improved image interpolation when associating files to File Cabinet
2nd tax now compounds correctly in invoices
Improved UI appearance if launching for the first time
Improved opening projects from Spotlight
Fixed bug with string encodings in HTML-based invoices
Fixed event selection bug when changing clients
Fixed bug where invoice template packages could get way to big
Improved job event editing and timer behavior
Improvements to Workday view
Improved stability, especially when starting/stopping timers
Hopefully fixed bug where old "iWork" invoices would come through with a bad amount value
Fixed invoice editing bug with client/server
Added tag
Fixed server registration bug

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