The documentation for Budget is included with the downloaded application under the Help menu. You can also view the documentation online here.
You can download the documentation in PDF format by clicking here. Registered customers can also download the PDF in a booklet format suitable for printing. You will learn more about this after you purchase Budget.
Watch a short introduction to Budget featuring the envelope model.
Budget ships with two built in icon packs for displaying small icons on it’s envelopes. You can create additional icon packs yourself. To find out more, click here.
How to Update to the Latest Version
Download the latest version of Budget. Simply replace your old Budget application with the new application. Be sure to not delete your document file(s)!
The file you get from our server is “budget.dmg”. It is a disk image file.
Double clicking on the “budget.dmg” file should cause the disk image to mount and appear next to your hard drive icon(s). The disk image is named “Budget”.
If the disk image’s window does not automatically appear once the disk image is mounted, you will need to double-click the disk image itself. This works just like double-clicking your hard drive icon.
The disk image contains:
- Budget.app (may appear as just “Budget”) – The application package. Copy this to your Applications folder or wherever you keep your apps.
- Read Me Folder – This is a folder containing the Read Me file translated into various languages (including English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, and Polish). Check this out for general information about Budget, such as a version history, info on the registration process, etc.
- Sample.budget (may appear as just “Sample”) – A Budget document file with some typical envelopes set up. You can use this as the basis of your own Budget document, or just to play with before starting your own. If you want to use this file, copy it to your hard drive so you can save changes to it.
- Sample2.budget (may appear as just “Sample2”) – A Budget document file with two bank accounts and some typical envelopes set up. You can use this as the basis of your own Budget document, or just to play with before starting your own. If you want to use this file, copy it to your hard drive so you can save changes to it.
- Budget License.rtf (may appear as just “Budget License”) – This is a copy of the End User License Agreement for Budget.