Start using the most effective collection management software available
in just three easy steps...
1. INSTALL RECOLLECTOR by selecting your operating system below and following the instructions provided. Recollector is available for both Mac OS X (10.7 or later) and Windows (Windows 7 or later, with a slightly older version for Windows 95 through Vista). You can watch a video about installing Recollector: Click here for the video of installing under Windows and here for the video of installing on a Mac.
Note: If you have already purchased Recollector, please scroll down for instructions on how to update your software.
2. TRY IT. The free trial version of Recollector is a fully functional copy of the software. We invite you to test it out. There are no time limits, but you are restricted to a maximum of 25 data records in a collection. Once you're comfortable with the software...
3. BUY IT. There's no need to re-install any software or re-enter your collection data. To purchase a $49 license key that unlocks the full version of Recollector, simply click the "Purchase Recollector" button below. Once your transaction is complete, you'll automatically receive an email with your unique license key. Follow the simple instructions in the email to input your license key in the trial version and, voila! You're ready to start using the full version of Recollector. Remember, your one-time purchase entitles you to unlimited free updates and tech support.
Major new versions of Recollector for Windows and for Mac were released in June, 2017. (Click here to learn more about the new versions.) But Recollector is being continuously improved, with minor updates released frequently, incorporating requested new features and bug fixes. Your purchase of Recollector entitles you to unlimited free updates as we improve upon the software.
To update an older version of Recollector, choose "Check for Updates" on the Help menu.
Check your version of the software in the Help menu (Windows) or the Recollector menu (Mac) under "About Recollector."
The current version of Recollector for Windows is 3.3.9 (released April 17, 2021)
The current version of Recollector for Mac is 1.8.12 (released April 17, 2021)
If you are running an older version, you can update by simply reinstalling the software via the links in Step 1 above. Recollector will retain all of your collection data and your license key, and you won't lose any information in the update. Check here to see what is new in recent versions of Recollector.
Once you've started recording your collection on Recollector, make sure to download the FREE Recollector App for iPhone or iPod touch, iPad, and Android. The Recollector App lets you take your collection with you wherever you go. To download, simply search for "Recollector App" in Apple's App Store or the Google Play Store. The iPhone and iPad versions of the Recollector App require iOS 9.0 or later. The Android version requires version 4.4 (KitKat) or later.
Requires Windows 95 or later (Windows 7 or later for the newest Windows version)
Note: For newer version of Windows that support multiple users, Recollector should be installed on an account with admin privileges.
Mac OS X Version:
Requires version 10.7 (Lion) or later. The lastest version, with some additional features, requires OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) or later.
Note: Recollector for Mac takes advantage of the document-handling enhancements introduced with the Lion (10.7) release of OS X. For this reason, the program will not run on earlier versions of OS X.
Questions about using or installing Recollector?
The Recollector Online User's Guide will help you get the most out of your software and a series of Recollector Training Videos is also available to guide you through the process of creating your first collection.
Still stuck? Contact us. Recollector users benefit from our personalized customer support. Simply visit our Support page and follow the instructions to get in touch with us today.