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My Art Collection

At a Glance
  • Generic Company Place Holder My Art Collection

I found the software to be very easy to use and remarkably user friendly. To add a new piece of art to the database, the user selects the new record button. At this point, you can enter every important detail of the specific piece of art such as the type of art, medium that is used, subject of the piece, date created, dimensions, framed or not, and condition of the art.

Further details can be inputted that include the artists information, sale history of the item, and a separate tab allows you to input appraisal and authentication information including an image of the certification of authenticity.

This software will allow you run many types of reports for a variety of circumstances. For example, say there's a natural disaster and you lose your entire collection, fortunately, you can run a report specific for insurance companies.

You now have a list of every piece of art and exactly how much it is worth. Other report options include a collection summary, art detail list, appraisal value list, authentication reports, and more. You can even use the program to help you print out labels for each piece of art in your collection.

The demo version is available at no charge; the full version of the software costs a one-time fee of $50. The demo has the exact same interface and options as the full version, but in the demo you can not save your list of items that you have created. To save your items, you must buy the full version.

--Greg Adler

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At a Glance
  • Generic Company Place Holder My Art Collection

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