CatBase

CatBase

von CatBase Publishing Systems

Wer verwendet CatBase?

Die Kundschaft, die seine Datenbank- oder Tabellendaten schnell und präzise in eine perfekt formatierte Publikation wie einen Katalog, ein Verzeichnis oder eine Preisliste umwandeln muss.

Was ist CatBase?

CatBase verwandelt deine Daten schnell in einen perfekt formatierten Katalog, ein Verzeichnis oder eine Preisliste. Verwalte und bearbeite Daten manuell oder importiere sie aus Tabellenkalkulationen, CSV, Textdateien, XML oder über ODBC und veröffentliche sie in Word, InDesign, QuarkXPress, XML, ODBC, csv, durch Trennzeichen getrennten Textdateien, RTF und Excel. Etiketten drucken. Füge Bilder hinzu und erstelle QR-Codes und Barcodes. Erstelle nutzerdefinierte Hyperlinks und Querverweise. Erstelle Regeln, um zu ermitteln, was veröffentlicht wird und/oder mit welchem Design. Erstelle Etiketten, Briefe und E-Mails.

CatBase – Details

CatBase Publishing Systems

http://www.catbase.com

Gegründet 1991

CatBase – Preisübersicht

CatBase bietet eine Gratisversion und eine kostenlose Testversion. Weitere Preisinformationen für CatBase findest du unten.

Kostenlose Version

Ja

Gratis Testen

Ja

Einsatz

Installiert - Mac

Installiert - Windows

Training

Persönlich

Live Online

Dokumentation

Kundenbetreuung

Support während der Geschäftszeiten

Online

CatBase Funktionen

Katalogsoftware
Benutzerdefinierte Katalogansichten
Content-Management
Cross-Selling-Funktionalität
Inhalt-Bibliothek
Katalogerstellung
Kundenspezifische Produktattribute
Preismanagement
Produktvergleich
Suchen / filtern

CatBase – Nutzerbewertungen

Zeigt 5 von 23 Nutzerbewertungen

Gesamt
4/5
Benutzerfreundlichkeit
3.6/5
Kundenservice
4.7/5
Funktionen
4.5/5
Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis
4.1/5
Bebin P.
Project Manager/Designer
Medienproduktion, 10.001+ Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
  • Gesamtbewertung
    5/5
  • Benutzerfreundlichkeit
    5/5
  • Eigenschaften & Funktionalitäten
    5/5
  • Kundenbetreuung
    5/5
  • Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis
    5/5
  • Wahrscheinlichkeit der Weiterempfehlung
    10/10
  • Quelle des Nutzers 
  • Bewertet am 16.3.2017

"CatBase Review"

Kommentare: CatBase is a best application for data publishing. User friendly, easy to access, overall it's a superb tool. I have few suggestions: (if possible) 1. We have using this in daily basis for data entry. If we have a option to choose multiple themes (background color), ie: if we choose rose theme then all project window will be pink color, it's maybe a funny idea. WHY I'm thinking is, data entry operator entering data for whole day. If we had a option for change theme they will be happy and good mind to entering data. 2. If possible, open different projects on time in separate window. (currently we can able to open multiple window for same project) 3. Login window also little bigger and new design would be looks great. Production wise: 4. Overall design output preview in style-sheet area. 5. Any kind of document upload into records, for future reference. like emails (.eml/.msg, .pdf, ...etc) 6. Record change history (last 5/10 saves) in the same window. however, overall it's really great and awesome. thanks!

Vorteile: User friendly and modification access.

Nachteile: Scripting? we don't know... LOL. No Cons!

Antwort des Softwareanbieters

von CatBase Publishing Systems an 16.3.2017

Thank you Bebin.
Regarding your point no. 6: In the latest version, there is an Audit Trail option which keeps track of every change made to the database. See https://www.catbase.com/the-audit-trail-manager.html

  • Quelle des Nutzers 
  • Bewertet am 16.3.2017
Amanda W.
Managing Director
Verlagswesen, 2-10 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
  • Gesamtbewertung
    5/5
  • Benutzerfreundlichkeit
    5/5
  • Eigenschaften & Funktionalitäten
    5/5
  • Kundenbetreuung
    5/5
  • Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis
    5/5
  • Wahrscheinlichkeit der Weiterempfehlung
    10/10
  • Quelle des Nutzers 
  • Bewertet am 19.6.2019

"Digital Directory Publishing"

Vorteile: This is a brilliant and flexible product that allows us to maintain a huge database of business information that is then published digitally creating a search engine of over 18 000 business listings and marketing profiles across 328 industry categories.

Nachteile: There is nothing I don't like - the issue is trying to get to grips with its full usefulness and potential!

  • Quelle des Nutzers 
  • Bewertet am 19.6.2019
Jean-paul D.
IT Consultant
  • Gesamtbewertung
    4/5
  • Benutzerfreundlichkeit
    5/5
  • Eigenschaften & Funktionalitäten
    Nicht bewertet
  • Kundenbetreuung
    5/5
  • Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis
    Nicht bewertet
  • Wahrscheinlichkeit der Weiterempfehlung
    Nicht bewertet
  • Quelle des Nutzers 
  • Bewertet am 10.9.2015

"Flexible software - Excellent customer service"

Kommentare: We have been using Catbase server version for a few years now. After a proof of concept, we were able to successfully implement our workflow. As mentionned by other users, IT staff can't write or edit scripts but Catbase staff will be happy to help you build custom scripts ( they are 4D scripts) to fit your workflow. The are bugs in the software but most of them are in the admin sections -( These sections of the software are not used often) and the Catbase staff gives EXCELLENT customer service - if you submit a bug they will usually fix in a few days.
The software is very easy to use for day to day operations ( keep data up to date) but the reporting tools are not flexible and outdated - In our case, we export the tables in a MySQL database and use Microsoft Office tools for queries, forms and reporting using a ODBC connection.
If you have a separate production system you can import your data in Catbase for publishing purposes - this works fine.
My last comment: Catbase offers an excellent customer service and the overal pricing ( licences and support) is very reasonable. This product is excellent for relatively simple workflows, such as printed business directories and production catalogs, which are not published very often. The strenght of the software resides in the ability to apply styles to any part of the published content - What they call Publishing Style Sheets is very detailed - you can publish your data in any possible way.

  • Quelle des Nutzers 
  • Bewertet am 10.9.2015
Seth F.
Production Lead
Zeitung, 13-50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: 6-12 Monate
  • Gesamtbewertung
    1/5
  • Benutzerfreundlichkeit
    2/5
  • Eigenschaften & Funktionalitäten
    2/5
  • Kundenbetreuung
    3/5
  • Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis
    2/5
  • Wahrscheinlichkeit der Weiterempfehlung
    0/10
  • Quelle des Nutzers 
  • Bewertet am 12.6.2019

"CatBase Review"

Kommentare: Overall this program has been quite a lot of trouble compared to how it is advertised. I would not recommend it for a small team. The customer support is responsive, but either unwilling or unable to fix problems that arise. Whoever implements this at your company will likely have to fix any problem that arises or find a work-around. The learning curve, aside from the basic things that the program can do, is very steep.

Vorteile: CatBase does some of what our company needs it to do. We needed CatBase to be able to take user created classified ads, organize them by publishing date and calculate a cost based on line count with a specific font. It is able to do this, but with some hiccups along the way.

Nachteile: CatBase has had quite a few hiccups over the past 11 months we've been using it. Entries will change their data without a user prompting it. When we publish data we get garbage (for our purposes) characters such as "&" instead of just an "&." This is not a copy and paste issue because it shows up on entries that are completely hand typed. There is not a print option as in most programs. We had the CatBase team create custom scripts because, even though advertising the product as capable of handling classifieds, it was not equipped to do so. This custom scripting calculated the amount of issues that a classified ad would run and then retrieve a price from a lookup table. The calculation would always end up being over by 1. This is a basic programming mistake.

Antwort des Softwareanbieters

von CatBase Publishing Systems an 13.6.2019

Hello,
We are very sorry to read this feedback. Please contact us with details of the issues you are encountering, and we will make sure they are fixed promptly.

  • Quelle des Nutzers 
  • Bewertet am 12.6.2019
Gavin W.
Marketing Co-ordinator
Groߟhandel, 501-1.000 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: 6-12 Monate
  • Gesamtbewertung
    4/5
  • Benutzerfreundlichkeit
    2/5
  • Eigenschaften & Funktionalitäten
    5/5
  • Kundenbetreuung
    5/5
  • Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis
    4/5
  • Wahrscheinlichkeit der Weiterempfehlung
    5/10
  • Quelle des Nutzers 
  • Bewertet am 13.6.2019

"Powerful, but tricky"

Kommentare: Our intention is to use CatBase to remove the need for our xTags files to be hard-coded by a developer. Instead, they will provide XML and CatBase will sit as middle-ware.

Vorteile: This software is really powerful. Combined with xTags, it really does seem to be the only product on the market that can take data, and give non-programming staff the ability to output huge databases of content in the correct flow for their design. It has great barcode support, style support and ingest/outputs the data nice and quickly.

Nachteile: It can be buggy, and the setup/learning curve is very steep. However, the main issue is that the UI is clunky, dated and the naming of options can make it very hard to know what to do next.

  • Quelle des Nutzers 
  • Bewertet am 13.6.2019