BLS-2012 Autoscoring

USBC Convention

The Sales Department and Automatic Scoring Support will be unavailable from Monday April 21st through Thursday April 24th. We will be attending the USBC National Convention and will be exhibiting again this year. As an alternative, please post your questions in the appropriate product forums at http://support.cdesoftware.com (Registration, which is free, is required). If you are at the convention, please drop by and say hello and check our show specials.

bls2012as150BLS-2012 Autoscoring promotes the best league software for Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2008 Server and Windows 2003 Server. CDE uses its experience with bowling software (since 1975) to provide the sport of bowling with the best in league software. It's not only the best league software available, it's the easiest to use.

 

Summer Special - Buy BLS-2012 between June 1, 2012 and August 31, 2012 and get BLS-2013 upgrade license free

 


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bls2012as150BLS-2012 Autoscoring promotes the best league software for Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2008 Server and Windows 2003 Server. CDE uses its experience with bowling software (since 1975) to provide the sport of bowling with the best in league software. It's not only the best league software available, its the easiest to use.

BLS-2012 Autoscoring continues to take bowling into the next century with the great features and reliability of our legendary BLS line of products, enhanced for the latest in software features. With a host of improvements to make your work easier and more fun, use BLS-2012 Autoscoring and you'll spend more time with your customers than behind the computer.

Available for all major scoring systems including Qubica Conqueror, Brunswick Vector, Vector Plus, Classic and Centermaster, Steltronic WINS, Twelve Strike, Purrfect Score, QubicaAMF Boss, Vantage, AK Microsystems, Switch and more.

The United States Bowling Congress (USBC) is supported with this edition of the premier league secretary software edition and includes forms, sanctions, membership cards & awards for use in the 2011/2012 bowling season. Run a USBC PBA Experience Sport League? The PBA Experience / Sports League version of the forms are also supported by BLS-2012 . Also new is support for uploading data to USBC's SportsBowling.com for the 2011/2012 bowling season, becoming a requirement of sport leagues.

BLS-2012 features easy menu navigation in a manner organized with how a league operates throughout the season. Easily navigate between weeks and the league calendar is always handy.

CDE Software is also proud to be the first to provide support for The National Bowling Association (TNBA). Founded in 1939, the TNBA is open to all bowlers and has over 37,000 Adult and Junior Members. Leagues can be certified with both USBC and TNBA.

BLS-2012 is tested for compatibility and reliability on Windows 7 and Windows Vista and has passed Microsoft designed tests to ensure compatibility with Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit editions, minimize the possibility of crashes, hangs and reboots. and is listed on Microsoft's website under the "Compatible with Windows 7" program.

To make your life easier, Microsoft recommends "Compatible with Windows 7" applications because they have passed Microsoft-designed test help ensure they install readily every time and minimize the number of crashes, hangs, and restarts you experience. This all helps ensure a compatible and reliable experience with any edition of Windows 7 including 64 bit.

Compatible with Windows 7 

 

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bls2012as150Many of BLS-2012 features are features CDE and its BLS product line have been doing for years. Such features include:

  • Export rosters from BLS-2012 A/S to scoring system front desk Import scores from scoring system to minimize data entry and improve accuracy of scores bowled being entered.
  • Additional report capabilities available only to Autoscoring editions.
  • Attach PDF Standing Sheet to mass email to your league bowlers.
  • Additional rule options available only to Autoscoring editions.
  • Compatible with CDE Software's Aleksis Bowler's Kiosk, to export leagues and interactive bowler histories.
  • Password protection of leagues, for additional security.
  • Custom templates for reports and standing sheets.
  • PDF Export of reports, including standing sheets.
  • FREE uploading standings to BPAA WebServices.
  • Import bowlers from Bowler Trac / BITS format.
  • Export bowlers from Bowler Trac / BITS format.
  • XHTML / HTML Export of reports, including standing sheets.
  •  XHTML 1.0 is the first major change to HTML's last major change was back in 1997. XHTML takes advantage of the newer features provided by the latest and most common browsers, including Internet Explorer 6 and the upcoming 7 as well as Firefox and Opera. It provides richer web pages as provides a larger compatible base of browsing platforms including cell phones, televisions, cars, handheld wireless devices and more.

Compatible Automatic Scoring Systems: CDE Software interfaces with the largest number of automatic scoring systems available on the market. Even older scoring systems may be able to be interfaced by solutions offered by some our of partners. Looking for a new scoring system? Each of our partners provides unique features and offerings. Because CDE Software does not recommend one partner over another, we strongly encourage contacting any of our partner's sales representatives to find what suits your business and budget. If you have any questions regarding the interfacing of our product with a partner, please contact our automatic scoring division staff.

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In order to provide improved compatibility and support, many of our scoring partners have chosen to have their systems certified by CDE Software. This process involves the scoring company providing CDE Software with a system to do constant testing and compatibility checks. This also allows for improved integration as well as diagnosis of any issues that may come up, in order to better identify appropriate action and resolution.

The following is a list of our Certified Scoring Systems:

  • Brunswick Vector Plus
  • Brunswick Vector
  • Brunswick Classic
  • PurrfectScore Purrfect Desk
  • QubicaAMF Conqueror Pro
  • QubicaAMF Conqueror
  • Steltronic Focus
  • Steltronic WINS

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Some of our scoring partners have either chosen to not be certified, have not yet begun the process or have let their certification lapse. These systems should perform very well with our products, however diagnosis of issues that may come up may be more difficult to troubleshoot or may be delayed in verifying compatibility checks.

The following is a list of our Non-Certified Scoring Systems:

  • AK Microsystem LCS
  • AK Microsystem Touchdesk
  • Brunswick CenterMaster
  • Computerscore Matrix (formerly Vantech or Ebonite Scoring)
  • Joystick Front Desk
  • Mendes (Please call for more information)
  • QubicaAMF BOSS 8.3 and 9.x
  • Switch
  • Twelve Strike Central Desk PRO
  • Twelve Strike Central Desk DOS
  • Viking 2001

Some of the older scoring systems, such as AMF Accuscore, Accuscore Color, Accuscore Plus or Brunswick AS80/AS90 scoring systems are generally compatible by replacing the front desk console with a solution by our scoring partners. Such solutions include QubicaAMF Conqueror Pro, Purrfect Desk and AK Microsystems Touchdesk (or LCS).

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  • Additional report capabilities available only to Pro editions.BLS-2012 Pro Export
  • Attach PDF Standing Sheet to mass email to your league bowlers.
  • Additional rule options available only to Pro editions.
  • Compatible with CDE Software's Aleksis Bowler's Kiosk, to export leagues and interactive bowler histories.
  • Password protection of leagues, for additional security.
  • Custom templates for reports and standing sheets.
  • PDF Export of reports, including standing sheets.
  • Import bowlers from Bowler Trac / BITS format
  • Export bowlers from Bowler Trac / BITS format
  • XHTML / HTML Export of reports, including standing sheets. XHTML 1.0 is the first major change to HTML's last major change was back in 1997. XHTML takes advantage of the newer features provided by the latest and most common browsers, including Internet Explorer 6 and the upcoming 7 as well as Firefox and Opera. It provides richer web pages as provides a larger compatible base of browsing platforms including cell phones, televisions, cars, handheld wireless devices and more.

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  • Free integrated bracket module to run brackets for your league(s). [For a dedicated Bracket product solution, checkout TBrac-2006]Bracket Module for BLS-2012 Pro
  • Use to run brackets for fun, to make additional money for yourself, the league, the youth program or your favorite charity.
  • USBC allows brackets to be offered for USBC youth leagues, providing winnings go to scholarship fund.
  • Eight different bracket groups can be offered.
  • Each bracket group can be either scratch or handicap and can be a different price.
  • Each bracket group can either be offered for individual bowlers or teams.
  • Each individual or team can be entered up to 99 times for a total of 999 brackets per group.
  • New and improved bracket registration screen

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  • Includes license for Master Bowler Database 2012Master Bowler Database Manager 2012
  • New bowler and league based reports
  • Import common bowlers into a league
  • Share bowlers between leagues
  • Merge duplicate bowlers
  • Generate bowler reports across multiple leagues
  • Generate mailing labels
  • Generate Average Books from selected leagues
  • General call lists
  • Import and export between Bowler TRAC

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  • Supports 6 games of bowling - why be limited to 4?BLS-2012 Rules
  • Handles Scratch or Handicap Leagues - No extra fees
  • Handles Bowler and Team Divisions - No extra fees
  • Supports individual and team match points for game and series - No extra fees
  • Support up to 99 week league seasons
  • Team roster sizes up to 12 bowlers per team
  • Handles USBC Vacant Team Draw System providing a fairer alternative to Bye teams
  • Manage up to 200 teams per league
  • Backup your data directly to CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R or DVD+RW using Windows IMAPI CD/DVD Writer technology built-in Windows XP or newer.
  • Results screen now indicates why bowlers don't qualify for league high score awards.
  • Easy to use score screen that allows for rapid score entry. Screen is easy on eyes, easy to read and looks like a recap sheet
  • Sort team lineups by low to high average
  • Simple management of prebowls and makeups, to insure averages for handicap is properly handled
  • Ultimate Bowling League support - No extra charge
  • Easy score entry for vacancy scores, dummy scores, absentee scores, pacer scores and baker scores
  • Tie management has long been available to BLS customers addressing how to manage ties for standings and individual awards
  • Individual and Team Awards managed by priorities for game or series or scratch or handicap or combinations within
  • BLS-2012 supports easy to use Context Sensitive Help.
  • BLS-2012 has built-in program manual and guide in PDF format.
  • Supports new season lane assignments feature on LeagueSecretary.com
  • Lane Assignments can be printed in landscape mode or support 14" paper.
  • Lane Assignments can adjust the font to accommodate more pairs on a page.

 

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  • Supports USBC Certified Leagues for 2011/2012 season with award detection and forms, membership forms, sanctions forms and more for the 2011/2012 bowling season.BLS-2012 Awards
  • Supports USBC Certified Sports Leagues for 2011/2012 season with award detection and forms, membership forms, sanctions forms and more for the 2011/2012 bowling season.(The best program for Sport Leagues) - Weekly scores can be uploaded to LeagueSecretary.com for viewing
  • Supports Playing rules for 2011/2012 USBC. CTF and TNBA.
  • Generate export file for WinLABS league average import.
  • Supports printing the USBC bowler membership cards for the 2011/2012 bowling season.
  • Supports changes made for USBC Youth Pepsi Tournament qualifications processing for the 2011/2012 bowling season.
  • Indicates scores were a prebowl / makeup on USBC awards.
  • Supports the new awards changes with the 2011/2012 bowling season from CTF in both French and English
  • Supports printing the CTF bowler membership cards for the 2011/2012 bowling season in both French and English.
  • Supports the major awards changes with the 2011/2012 bowling season from TNBA (First to bring support for TNBA)
  • Supports printing the TNBA bowler membership cards for the 2011/2012 bowling season.

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  • Standing sheet can have different league title than description for league for opening leagues.BLS-2012 Standings
  • Reprinting of scores redesigned and consumes less paper and contains more details for paper trail / audit purposes.
  • Multiple Reports are managed with customizable league standings, detailed reports, season histories and more - No Extra Charge
  • Add graphics and watermarks from our bowling clipart CD-ROM's or your own creations. You control size, position and effects
  • Fonts customizable of multiple reports, changing font style, size and color.
  • Print plain paper recaps
  • Print on available laser, inkjet and dot matrix printers

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  • Single one-click upload to your websites comes standard with all editions of BLS-2012. Why pay extra others charge deluxe fees for.BLS-2012 One Click Web Upload
  • Download program updates from within the program - all from a simple click.
  • Give your bowlers FREE access to INTERACTIVE standings with LeagueSecretary.com to dynamically show positions, rosters, histories and more
  • FREE uploading standings to LeagueSecretary.com for certified USBC leagues AND non-sanctioned leagues
  • FREE backup storage on LeagueSecretary.com to securely backup leagues for emergencies (One Click!)
  • FREE uploading standings to USBC's own Bowl.com for certified leagues
  • FREE uploading standings to USBC's own Bowl.com for certified Sport leagues
  • FREE uploading of USBC PBA Experience / Sports League Data to SportBowling.com
  • Web uploads - Have your own site too? Upload to both LeagueSecretary.com and your own website

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  • Record payments and manage treasurer duties with the built-in treasurer module to manage league finances to track by bowler or by team (why pay extra!)BLS-2012 Treasurer Module
  • Keep track of membership card payments
  • Track sponsor money
  • Track and assign fines
  • Allow different pricing for regulars and subs

 

BLS-2012 also is available in an automatic scoring edition (BLS-2012 A/S) that takes the great features of BLS-2012 Professional and BLS-2012 Pro and interfaces with most Windows or DOS based scoring systems. BLS-2012 Professional and BLS-2012 Pro editions do not interface with automatic scoring system front desks or lane computers.

Prices, features and specifications may change without notice.

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bls2012as150System Requirements

  • Processor: Pentium class 400mhz min.
  • Operating System: Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2008 Server and Windows 2003 Server. (Windows 98, ME and NT users, please see the Important Notes About Discontinued Operating Systems. Windows XP and Windows 2000 customers see notes below)
  • Hard Drive Storage: 110-145 megs free space on hard drive (65 MB additional hard disk space required for installation. Space used may be less depending on prerequisite installs already present)
  • Display: 1024x768 or higher display resolution with greater than 256 color depth (16 bit color recommended)
  • Display Fonts: Display font size to Small Fonts
  • RAM/Memory:
    • Windows 7: Minimum 7 System Requirements
    • Windows Vista: Minimum Vista System Requirements
    • Windows XP: 256 Megs min / 512+ MB Recommended
    • Windows 2008 Server: Minimum 2008 Server System Requirements
    • Windows 2003 Server: Minimum 2003 Server System Requirements
  • Optical Drive: CD-ROM or DVD-ROM Drive 4x or faster (compatible with reading CD-R's) - Not needed if installation via download.
  • Printer: A physical printer or printer driver must be installed.
  • Pointing Device: Microsoft mouse or compatible pointing device
  • Software Prerequisites:
    • Internet Explorer: Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or later (free from Adobe.com website)
    • Internet connection to use built in Internet features

 

Important Notes About Discontinued Operating System:
No software company can effectively support any software for an operating system that the vendor is no longer selling, providing patches, addressing security issues, documenting or supporting. As of June, 2006, Microsoft officially dropped complete support for the Windows 98, Windows ME, and Windows NT operating systems.
Because of the added capabilities and Vista operating system support, this software will not function as designed with Windows 98, Windows ME and Windows NT, nor can be installed. If you have a system using these operating systems, upgrade the operating system to Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2008 Server or Windows 2003 Server or purchase a newer system with a supported operating system.

Windows 2000 customers - On July 13, 2010, Microsoft officially ended all support for Windows 2000 products. This product may install on this operating system provided it has Service Pack 4, Internet Explorer 6 and necessary updates installed, however support related to the operating system may not be available.

Windows XP customers - This product should install on this operating system provided it has been updated to at least Service Pack 2 and necessary updates installed, however support related to the operating system may not be available unless Service Pack 3 has been installed.

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bls2012as150Product includes program installer for BLS-2012 Autoscoringand bonus clipart installer.

Get a quote for BLS-2012 Autoscoring now!

Prices are displayed as Electronic Download prices.

    • Summer Special - Buy BLS-2012 between June 1, 2012 and August 31, 2012 and get BLS-2013 upgrade license free

If upgrading, be sure to change the "Select Most Recent Product Licensed For" in the online store to reflect the newest version of the program you currently are licensed for.

 

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CDE Software staff will verify ownership of licenses when processing all orders then email the product registrations. Upgrade pricing is available to customers in our current database listed as owning a license with the above listed products. If the software was given to you by a previous user, a Transfer of Ownership form, from our support section, must be completed, signed and returned to CDE before order can be processed.


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Why choose CDE Software ?

  • We leverage our longstanding experience as developers, league secretaries, league bowlers and center operations experience with bowling software (since 1975) to provide the sport of bowling with the best in bowling league and tournament software.
  • We support USBC and take the time to participate as exhibitors at the USBC national conventions. We take the time to listen to secretaries, associations, state directors and centers to continually evolving our products to serve the current needs of the sport and those who participate in it.
  • We support BPAA and have long standing participation as exhibitors at the annual Bowl Expo convention. This also provides a means for our customers to interact directly with our staff and evolve our products based on the needs of our clients.
  • CDE Software maintains close business and development relationships with all major scoring system manufacturers in order to keep up with the needs of the scoring systems and with their clients with league and tournament software products.
  • If you have a question on your CDE Software product, CDE offers the largest number of ways you can get answers to your questions. This includes peer support with our online support community, interactive chat support, email support, telephone support, fax support, knowledgebase support and remote desktop support
  • Our published and advertised address is our corporate headquarter's physical commercial address, compared to the use of a private mail box service or UPS Store / Mailboxes Etc service.
  • Our pricing has the best feature value.
  • In 2005, we donated one dollar for each BLS-2006 sold for the Hurricane Katrina relief effort provided by Red Cross.
  • Over several years, CDE has sponsored YABA scholarships
  • The league software of choice for many of the nation's larger bowling associations.

 

United States Bowling Congress

USBC

Our products support USBC leagues and tournaments.

  • Adult
  • Youth
  • Sport

Autoscoring Support

Special edition products communicate with scoring system front desks.
  • Export Rosters
  • Import Scores

The National Bowling Association

TNBA

Our products support TNBA leagues and tournaments.

  • Adult
  • Youth

BowlerTrac Support

Products supporting BPAA's Bowler Trac Software.

  • BLS-2014
  • MBD-2014
  • BTM-2013

Canadian Tenpin Federation

CTF

Our products support CTF certified leagues and tournaments.

  • Adult
  • Youth
  • Sport

USB FLASH DRIVE INSTALLERS

CDE Software is the first to offer preloaded USB Flash drives for product installation for the bowling software industry.

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UPLOAD STANDINGS

Only BLS-2014 uploads standings to Bowl.com, LeagueSecretary.com, USBC Sport Bowling, BPAA Webservervices and your own website.

LeagueSecretary.com  USBC Bowl.com USBC Sport Bowling BPAA WebServices