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					Digital Music Management Product Comparison                                           DMM       CSDS     SQMP3GOLD SQVIEW
                                                                             Cost:   $149.00   $225.00    $139.00   Free
General Characteristics
Plays and Organizes All of Your Music Files.                                           a         a          a        a
FREE DEMO SOFTWARE available!                                                          a          X         a        a
Toll Free Telephone Technical Support                                                  a          X          X        X
Personalized Screen Layout - Set it up "your way"! - Clutter free                      a          X          X        X
Full Drag 'n Drop Functionality                                                        a          X          X        X
Comfortable Interface Designed for Computer Users of All Skill Levels                  a          X          X        X
Easy to Install                                                                        a         a          a        a
Flexible Screen Layout - Position Individual Windows                                   a          X          X        X
Font Settings - Full control over settings for easy readability                        a         a          a        a
Easy Navigation - Adheres to Windows Conventions                                       a         a          a        a
Help Screen - Just one click away                                                      a          X         a        a
Password-Protected Installation                                                        a         a          a         X
Multiple Installations Allowed (Desktop, Laptop, etc.)                                 a         a          a        a
Caller/Cuer Dual Installation Permitted on Each Computer                               a         N/A        N/A      N/A
Online Digital Product Delivery                                                        a          X         a        a
Online Digital Version Update Delivery                                                 a         a          a        a
Built in Settings Backup - Restores Lost Library & Settings Data                       a       Manual      Manual   Manual
Song Listings can Contain Multiple Tracks (Music,Vocal, Harmony)                       a          X          X        X
Identify pilot square in text                                                           X         X          X       a
Identify pilot square with webcam                                                       X         X          X       a
Ability To Create and Display Choregraphy                                               X        a           X       a
Import Choregraphy from Other Programs Ie: Word, Notepad etc.                           X        a           X       a
Program Very Stable in Windows Environment ( minimal lockups )                         a          X          X        X
Gives count of music files in data base by catagory                                    a          X          X        X


MP3 Music Player
   Built-In Music Player - No External Player Required                                 a          X         a        a
   Plays: MP3, WAV, WMA, or MIDI.                                                      a          X         a        a
   ALL Settings Saved for Each Song Individually                                       a         a          a        a
   Cue Sheets Open Automatically                                                       a         a         Manual   Manual
   Beats Per Minute (BPM) Meter (per song - in Library)                                a         a          a        a

Player Control Panel
   Rewind, Play, Fast Forward, Pause, Stop, Fade                                       a         a          a        a
   Jumbo buttons - easy to click.                                                      a         a           X        X
   Easy-to-remember Keyboard Shortcuts                                                 a         a          a        a
   Volume Slider                                                                       a         a          a        a
   Tempo & Pitch Shifter Controls (±20%) (Built-In - No Pacemaker)                     a          X         a        a
   Tempo ( ±25%) & Pitch Shifter (±12%) Controls (Pacemaker Required)                   X        a           X        X
   Looping - Fully-Adjustable Loop Start & Loop End                                    a         a          a        a
   Music Progress Bar - Quick Jump Feature                                             a         a          a        a
   Elapsed Time Clock - Increments also during LOOPING                                 a         a          a        a
   Remaining Time Clock - Decrements also during LOOPING                               a         a          a         X
   10-band Equalizer Built In - Settings Saved for Each Track                          a          X          X       a
   10-band Equalizer with Winamp - Settings Saved for Each Track                        X        a           X        X


Playlists:
   Prepare Unlimited Multiple Dance Programs in Advance!                               a         a           X       a
   Cues Current Track & Next Track                                                     a          X         a        a
   Lists Title, Type (SC or HD), Label #                                               a         a           X        X
   Dislpay Each Type ( SC / HD / RD ) on Separate Pages Or All On One Page             a         a           X        X
   Break Timer - Plays Next Cued Up Song When Break is Over                            a         a          a        a
   Break Timer - Plays Sound (pling or beep beep beep) When Break is Over              a         a          a        a
   Break Timer available from main windows and play list                               a         a          a        a
   Tip Timer - Screen Flashes/Clock Turns Red When Tip Is Over                          X        a          a         X

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Digital Music Management Product Comparison                                               DMM       CSDS     SQMP3GOLD SQVIEW
                                                                                 Cost:   $149.00   $225.00    $139.00   Free
  Playlist Save/Save As Function                                                           a         a           X       a
  Auto Play Option                                                                         a         a          a        a
  Print Playlist Function                                                                  a         a           X       X
  Playlist "On Top" Setting                                                                a         a           X       X
  Ability To Re-size Playlist Window                                                        X        a           X       X
  Ability to Track Music Used ( to ensure full library gets used -not just favorites)      a         a           X       a
  Ability to use Data Base as playlist ( when working festivals with other callers )       a         a          a        a

Music Library:
  Sort by any of the available headers                                                     a         a          a        X
  Sort by any of the available headers - sub sort Titles - Alpha                           a         a           X       X
  Unlimited Entries                                                                        a         a          a        a
  Ability to change/rename song                                                            a         a           X       X
  Title                                                                                    a         a          a        a
  Label & Number                                                                           a         a           X       a
  Artist                                                                                   a         a           X       X
  Type (singing call, hoedown, etc.)                                                       a         a           X       X
  Dance Program Lists & Definitions (B, MS, P, A1, A2, etc.)                               a         a          a        a
  Rhythm                                                                                    X        a           X       X
  Duration                                                                                  X        a           X       X
  Key                                                                                       X        a           X       X
  Date Added                                                                                X        a           X       X
   "T" Marks for Music Division (Teaching Rounds)                                           X        a           X       a
   Display/Print History list ( last 200 tunes played)                                      X        a           X       X
  Theme/Special Occasion (holiday, seasonal, etc.)                                         a         a           X       X
  Beats-Per-Minute (shown for each song)                                                   a         a          a        a
  Comments / Notes                                                                         a         a           X       X
  Ability to Open/Display Individual Database by Music Type ( ie: SC / HD / RD )           a         a          a        a
  Library Data Lookup - (Built-In - 22,000 Title Database)                                 a          X          X       X
     (Automatically fill in most song info and track descriptions)                         a          X          X       X
  New Release Data Update Feature                                                          a          X          X       X
     Add Newly-Released MP3 Data Monthly - Online Download                                 a          X          X       X
  Print Library Function                                                                   a         a           X       a
  Other Library Import (from other library management software)                            a          X          X       X


Music File Import Methods:
  Drag 'N Drop Music File Import                                                           a          X          X       X
  Manual Input                                                                             a         a          a        a
  AutoLoad Function                                                                        a          X          X       X
  Other Library Import (from other library management software)                            a         a          a        a

Hot Key Listing:
  Print Hot Key List Function                                                              a          X          X       a

Cue Sheet Library:
  Cue Sheets Available as Online Downloads (13,200 only in DMM)                            a         a           X       a
  Cue sheet file formats: DOC, RTF, WPD, TXT or PDF                                        a         a           X       a
  Drag 'N Drop Cue Sheet File Import                                                       a          X          X       X
  Add New Blank Cue Sheet                                                                  a          X          X       a
  Print Cue Sheet Function                                                                 a         a           X       X
  Cue Sheet "On Top" Setting                                                               a         a           X       X


Program Lists & Definitions:
  CALLERLAB Program Lists                                                                  a         a          a        a
  CALLERLAB Definitions                                                                    a          X         a        a

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