Compact is the entry-level version of Modes, suitable for smaller museums and smaller budgets.
When you choose Modes Compact, you receive:
Collate, manage and share your collections information effectively.
Modes Compact is specially designed for smaller museums and collections and supports standards for Accreditation.
Modes Compact gives you more control – without being complicated. Most settings, such as record templates, indexes, outputs and validation, are pre-defined. This makes Modes Compact exceptionally straightforward to install and use.
Key features and benefits
Spectrum compliant – Fully compliant with the national standard, Modes Complete assists workflow and allows you to manage all your documentation procedures, including object entry, loans, condition checking and exhibitions, to achieve the standards of the Accreditation Scheme.
Record templates – Predefined templates for inventory, archaeology, books, documents, fine art, social history, photographs, decorative art, geology and natural history collections, with the option to devise your own.
Drag-and-drop images and other multimedia – Attach images and other multimedia simply by “dropping” them into your records.
Metadata capture – Drag and drop also captures XMP, EXIF and IPTC data associated with an image.
Spell checker – Check and review your spelling in any field.
Termlist checking – Check your terminology against a termlist or thesaurus as you enter data.
Multi-search functions – Simple text and word search, plus indexed search on selected field to produce marked sets and subsets.
Data import – A conversion tool allows you to prepare data from a spreadsheet for import into Modes.
Validation features – Automatically check for consistency as you enter data.
Free telephone, email and web support for the first year – we can even access your computer remotely and sort out any queries.
Quick Start Guide – step-by-step guides and guide records.
Multi-user or single user program – Install Modes Complete as a standalone application, ideal for single-user operation. Or install the Modes Server component to allow multiple users to share the database over a network.
Clear, customisable interface – Display your whole collection as a “Grid”, or focus on a single object in the “Browser”, “PDF”, “Multimedia” or “Editor” views.
Customisable – Modes Complete comes ready to use with pre-defined settings, but can be fully customised by the user (indexing, validation, termlists, templates, outputs and reports). Users can choose their own font size, font style and colours.
Comprehensive field structure – Build your own templates using any combination of the 271 predefined elements to record every aspect of your collections.
Customise grids – Create new grid displays simply by dragging and dropping columns.
Data export – Export data in XML, CSV, HTML, Text or PDF formats
Comprehensive range of reports and outputs – Includes Accessions register, Movement card and many others.
Barcodes – Print straight from your records.
Access levels – Keep your collections information secure with password-protected user accounts with five levels of access – “public”, “reader”, “cataloguer”, “poweruser” and “adminstrator”.
Automatic backup – Gain peace of mind with a system that backs up automatically each time you close a file.
Find out what you need in order to install and run Modes Compact.
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