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Thank you for supporting the development of Chrysanth Cheque Writer. I am always committed to keeping the free cheque writing software available to as many people as possible. The free edition should already be sufficient for most users' purpose. The paid upgrade is mainly offered to some of the users who have additional needs for cheque printing and record keeping, as well as for those who would like to financially support the development of the free Cheque Writer.

There are 4 paid upgrade editions available, the Basic, Basic +1, Network and Network +1:

  • Basic and Basic +1 editions contain all the features listed on this page WITHOUT the networking related features.
  • Network and Network +1 editions contain all the features listed on this page AND the networking related features.
  • Basic +1 and Network +1 editions come with 1 Year Free Upgrade, which potentially includes update of cheque format (due to change of cheque design), addition of new cheque formats and bug fixes.
  • Each purchase of Basic or Basic +1 edition comes with 1 User License.
  • Each purchase of Network or Network +1 edition comes with 2 Client Licenses, which means you are allowed to install the software on 2 computers on the same network to be used by 2 different users. If you require more user licenses, e.g. for 9 users in your network environment, you may purchase 5 copies which in turn grant you 10 Client Licenses.

Comparing the 4 Editions:

Free UpgradeData SharingLicense Count
Basic--1
Basic +11 Year-1
Network-Yes2
Network +11 YearYes2

Upgrade features include:

  1. Cheque history tracking
    You may keep a complete cheque transaction history by saving the cheque details, such as Cheque Number, Payee, Remark etc., which could be searched by Date, Bank Account, Cheque Number, Payee or Remark.

    Search, edit and print cheque transaction history

  2. Bank reconciliation
    Reconcile your cheque transactions, deposits and withdrawals with your bank statement to reflect accurate financial standing.

    Keep track of all bank transactions via bank reconciliation

  3. Monitor Cash Flow
    Check your account balance before issuing new cheques.

    Monitor cash flow easily before writing new cheques

  4. Batch printing cheques
    Multiple cheques could be printed with a single click. Used together with Import Cheque Transactions, it has never been easier to issue large quantity of cheques!

    Print multiple cheques with batch printing

  5. Import cheque transactions
    Cheque transactions could be easily imported. Used together with Batch Printing, it has never been easier to issue large quantity of cheques!

    Import multiple cheque transactions for batch printing

  6. Export cheque transactions to Excel readable format
    Export cheque transaction history to CSV format, which could be opened directly by Excel .

    Export cheque details to CSV format and open with Excel

  7. Save additional cheque details
    You will be able to save additional cheque details such as Cheque Number or Remark etc.

    Save additional cheque details

  8. Account based printing
    Instead of listing all the supported banks in the dropdown list, you will set up your own bank accounts and select the desired accounts for cheque transactions.

    Select account to print or save cheque details

  9. Account based printer adjustment settings
    If the global Printer Adjustment setting needs to be fine-tuned for certain cheques, you could always override the global Printer Adjustment on account level.

    Use account level Printer Adjustment to override and fine-tune global Printer Adjustment setting

  10. Report for cheque history on selected time period
    For business purpose, perhaps it would be very useful to print out the cheque transactions by Account, by Payee or transactions in certain time frame, such as monthly basis.

    Print cheque transactions in certain time frame

  11. Share data via internal networked computers (For Network Edition Only)
    If your environment needs team collaboration on the same data set, be it sharing the data among colleagues in the Finance department, or sharing the data between the accounting officer and the boss, you may leverage on this new capability to improve your team productivity greatly.

    Visit here for more information on setting up the Network Edition: http://freechequewriter.com/network-edition

    Share data through a powerful database server

  12. All features in the free edition
    Well, you have already seen it in action

P/S Update of new cheque format is subject to best effort basis, usually within one week upon receiving a perfectly scanned image of the new cheque design. Addition of new bank support is solely at the vendor's discretion.


If you need to know whether the paid upgrade is compatible with your printer model (or your operating system), you could download the free edition and try out first. The differences between the free edition and paid upgrade are the features listed above, but the printing function is 100% the same.


Grab A whopping 50% discount NOW before promotion ends.

*** To purchase, please visit: http://shop.freechequewriter.com/.
You may pay with Credit Card or Paypal. Upon successful payment, you will receive a notification email which contains the download URL for the paid upgrade. ***



In order to set up the data connection successfully, you will need to install the database server on the Server Computer first. The Network Edition is making use of a powerful client-server SQL database server called Firebird version 2.5.

Please download either the 32-bit or 64-bit database server for your Windows computer from the links below:

Download 32-bit Firebird 2.5 database server Windows installer

Download 64-bit Firebird 2.5 database server Windows installer

Please note that ONLY Firebird version 2.5 is supported. DO NOT use other Firebird versions. Network Edition only supports Firebird 2.5 installation on Windows with default options.

After downloading the Firebird 2.5 Windows installer, you may proceed to install the database server on your Server Computer that will host the shared data file for all users (Note: No need to run the installer on user computers as the database server is only required on the computer that hosts the shared data file). Run the installer and follow the on-screen instructions by accepting the default options. Don't change the default options unless you know exactly what you are doing.

Once the Firebird 2.5 server is successfully installed, you may install and run Chrysanth Cheque Writer (Network Edition) on user computers. On your first run, the Network Edition will prompt you for network connection settings as shown below.

Share data through a powerful database server

Network Connection Settings:

  • Server IP - the IPv4 address of the Server Computer that hosts the data file, which is also the computer that you installed the Firebird 2.5 server. The value of '127.0.0.1' or 'localhost' refers to the current computer that Chrysanth Cheque Writer is running.
  • Server Port - the port number for the database server running on the Server Computer.
  • Path to Data File - the absolute path for the data file on the Server Computer, e.g. C:\Data\DB.CSDB. Please check the section below about Accessing the Shared Data.
  • Server Username - the username of a Firebird user account. It is very important to make sure that all Network Edition users who are accessing the same shared data file is making use of the same Firebird user account, otherwise it may cause data access problems when one of the Network Edition software is newer than the rest.
  • Server Password - the password of the same Firebird user account.

Accessing the Shared Data:

  • If you have an existing data file that you would like to share with other users on the network, you may copy the data file to the Server Computer and enter the data file location into the "Path to Data File" field in the Network Connection settings window and click Open.

    Note: Your existing data file is at C:\Users\<User Profile Name>\AppData\Roaming\Chrysanth\Data\DB.CSDB (Please note that this is a hidden folder in your system, you will need to make it visible by changing the Windows Explorer option first)
  • If you would like to start with a new data file, then you just have to specify where you want to store the data file on the Server Computer in the "Path to Data File" field, and click Create.
  • If you need to share your Network Connection settings with other users, you may access File->Network Connection.


 
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