Archive for June, 2014

ATB Viewer for Mac 1.2 now available

June 10, 2014 Comments off

Fixed a bug that might cause the app to crash on startup, especially if not using iCloud.

Added the total balance(s) to the window title. Also quicker access to the four balance types from the View menu.

Saves (and restores) the width of the two window panes between runs.

View account settings by right clicking on the selected account.

Change to the yellow budget warning to keep the app inline with iOS.

New marketing images for iTunes

June 3, 2014 Comments off

I hope you like my new marketing images for iTunes (see below for an example). These were all done by my son who is studying Digital Interactive Design at Dundee University. If anyone needs any graphic design work doing, please get in touch! 🙂


Account Tracker 4.2 now available

June 3, 2014 Comments off

aticon57 Changed the budgets such that the yellow warning ignores future transactions. The bar and amounts will still show all transactions in the selected period.

On the balance report, you can now touch and drag across the graph to show the end of day balance for each day.

Added support for using the Apps folder on Dropbox. To change, simply unlink and re-authorise the app to Dropbox. Note that you will need to copy any files yourself, either from the app or by using a computer.

Added an advanced setting to set the default week start day on the calendar.

Added an advanced setting to set the default timezone you want the app to work in. You should only need to change this if you happen to be travelling when you update the app.

You can now remove/archive transactions from the oldest year used in the app. Your current balances are maintained, but all transactions from the selected year will be permanently deleted. This feature can be accessed by tapping Reset on the Advanced settings screen. You might have to disable syncing first.

Minor layout improvements and bug fixes.

Account Tracker for Mac update #8

June 1, 2014 Comments off

I am just making a few tweaks to my ATB Viewer app, so thought I would provide a brief update on a full version of Account Tracker for Mac.

First of all I am very glad I got the viewer app out in January, not just because I knew the full version would take a LOT of extra work but because I genuinely think it is a useful companion app. Quite a few people have commented that they use it daily to see their data on the bigger screen of their Mac’s. As a reminder, it can do everything the iOS version can, except add and edit transactions. All the budgets and reports are there, and you can view all of your accounts and transactions.

As a side effect of releasing my first Mac app, it has given me a good insight into the relative size of the two markets: iOS vs OSX. Please read this post for an explanation of why Mac apps cost a lot more than iOS apps.

So where do things stand today? To be honest, I have been disappointed by how few users have bought my backup viewer (a few hundred at most). I am really using this number to gauge the size of the market, and to decide on a price for the full version. Fundamentally the more of you who buy my backup viewer, the sooner I will get round to developing a full Mac version, and the cheaper it will be.

As to when this might be, it really is up to you.