Media Atelier releases GrandTotal 1.3 for Mac OS X - Smart Invoicing

April 29, 2009 in Financial (E)

[] Zurich, Switzerland - Media Atelier today announces GrandTotal 1.3, an update to their innovative invoicing solution for Mac OS X Leopard. Ideal for freelancers, small to mid-sized companies, or any organization that needs to generate personalized, invoices, estimates and account statements, GrandTotal sports an easy-to-use, yet sophisticated interface that will have anyone up and running in minutes. A wide range of word processing and layout tools makes creating handsome, customizable documents simple and quick.

With a "One Window Is Enough" philosophy, GrandTotal offers users a single window experience that lets them focus on the current task. GrandTotal features direct integration with OS X Address Book, support for multiple currencies and tax rates, a built-in catalog for recurring services and items, smart lists, as well as support for the Merlin Project Planner and Mite online time recording.

One of GrandTotal's most prolific features is its ability to inform users of past due invoices via the Dock Icon, even when GrandTotal is not running. The application sports true WYSIWYCG (What You See Is What Your Client Gets) output. With its built-in layout editor, users may easily create invoices and estimates that adopt to and match their corporate design. GrandTotal will faithfully show the user how their invoiced item will look on paper or pdf.

Feature Highlights:
* Integration with OS X Address Book
* Direct creation of E-mail Invoices, Estimates and Account Statements
* Support for multiple currencies and tax rates
* The Dock Icon informs users of past due invoices, even when GrandTotal is not running
* Built-in Catalog for Recurring Services and Items
* Smart Lists
* Flexible export options
* Support for Merlin Project Planner
* Support for mite online time recording
* Free iPhone Companion

Version 1.3 is a significant update, and adds many new features:
* Payments List in Overview
* New Advanced Preferences for Item Lists
* User defined Notes for Grouped Items
* Layouts now support Custom Paper Sizes
* Invoice and Estimate Numbers can now be reset each year or month

"I can't tell you how much time and energy I have spent trying to find a program that does what Grand Total can do. My proposals and invoices look more professional than ever, and creating them is actually an enjoyable experience. I really can't thank you enough." Matthew Mathis, USA

GrandTotal is both a stand-alone and companion application to Media Atelier's already popular, TimeLog 4. Together, tracking and billing for time and services has never been easier. There is also a free iPhone companion available on the App Store.

Language Support:
English, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Spanish and Norwegian

Minimum Requirements:
* Mac OS X Version 10.5 Leopard or later
* Universal Binary for PowerPC and Intel
* 19 MB Hard Drive space
* Internet Connection

Pricing and Availability:
A single license of GrandTotal 1.3 is Euro 49.00 ($64.00 USD). GrandTotal 1.3 is a free upgrade for all GrandTotal users. A fully functional 15 day demo is available. Users of TimeLog 4 get a 10% discount. GrandTotal may also be purchased in a bundle including TimeLog 4 at Euro 59.00 ($76.00 USD). Customers may purchase GrandTotal directly from within the application. Version 1.3 is a significant update and is a recommended download for all customers.

Located in beautiful Zurich, Switzerland, Media Atelier is a privately funded company founded in 1995 by Stefan Fuerst. Leveraging his longtime experience from the multimedia field, Stefan's main focus is developing powerful, yet versatile productivity solutions for the Mac and iPhone platforms, complimented by first-class customer support. Media Atelier's first Mac OS App, TimeLog won the REALbasic "Best Business Software" Award in 2004. Copyright 1995-2009 Media Atelier. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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