Softhard Solutions Software System Downloads and Installation
You can install AzureMate Storage Explorer or ShopMate Database on this page. You can also download missing, corrupted or needed files if you are a current user of ShopMate. Files are downloaded and installed from our Cloud Software Distribution Stores at Microsoft Azure data storage server, using secured 'https://' communication protocol. MotoShop Automotive Business Accounting Database Software users can upgrade to ShopMate.
Select Software to Download or Install
AzureMate Desktop Storage Explorer System
There are three areas of data storage in Microsoft Azure Cloud service. Blobs
(aka files of data), Tables (aka tables of recorded data) and Queues
(aka first in first out messages). AzureMate will help you create containers,
upload-download your Blob Files, create-upload-download your
Table Entity Records and create-upload-download your Queue Messages.
AzureMate must have access to your Azure Storage Account(s), contained in your Microsoft Azure Cloud Services account. You must have created Microsoft Azure Cloud Data Storage Account(s). You can do this on their website: https://azure.microsoft.com. Create Storage Account(s) in your Azure Portal, then List and Maintain them in AzureMate. Before you install AzureMate, please read our AzureMate End User Licence Agreement clause.
Install 64 bit AzureMate (for Windows 7, 8 and 10) for 30 Days Free Trial:
ShopMate Desktop Database Business System
Download, install and try ShopMate Automotive Database Software operations
free of any charge for 30 Days.
Note that 64 bit ShopMate runs on 64 bit Windows 7 and 8 but is slow to load and execute forms.
Once any form is loaded though, it is remembered by these two systems and consequent accesses
are fast (in current ShopMate session). Use 32 bit ShopMate installation on Windows 7 and 8 systems for normal
operations. Before you install ShopMate, please read our
ShopMate End User Licence Agreement
Install 32 bit ShopMate - For Windows 7 and 8:
Install 64 bit ShopMate - For Windows 10 or higher:
If you have not clicked any Run button, after saving the file, navigate to it (ShopMateSetup.exe) and run it by clicking or double-clicking the file. This will start the installation.
Following table contains all the available files for download. Select the appropriate file and click its button link below to start the download. When the pop-up opens after the download starts, click the Save button.
ShopMate Software Downloads
Download and install needed Files
There are no major changes since last ShopMate release.
ShopMate Help file. This is the main ShopMate context help file and must be in the same ShopMate run time folder as the ShopMate executable file ShopMate.exe where it was installed at the ShopMate installation time by the Internet Installer. When the Windows Security asks you if you want to Run or Save the ShopMate.chm file, click the Save button and then select the run time folder.
In ShopMate, upgrading from older MS Access data databases and importing data via MS Office, you need access to these databases. If these methods
do not work, your Operating System must be enabled for MS Office Data Access. Download and run AccessDatabaseEngine.exe (32 bit) or
AccessDatabaseEngine_x64.exe (64 bit) file provided here by Softhard Solutions. This will enable accessing data from or to MS Access (.mdb) data
database files. If you want to Upgrade database from MotoShop access data database you must download and run 32 bit version
Use ShopMate.mdb template database for importing data records. It can be in the sub folder:
of the main run time folder where ShopMate was installed at the ShopMate installation time by the Internet Installer.
Or, after downloading, fill it with data and point to the place where the database is when importing.
ShopMateWeb Online Web Application
ShopMateWeb Online Web Application, a simple to use, online, cloud based accounting and business
finance management services designed especially for small businesses and consumers, is a scaled down version of
ShopMate Desktop Application, retaining most of the functionality.
Many business operators do not need all the functions that the ShopMate Desktop Application offers and they want to access their data anywhere in the world on any device like phone, tablet and laptop or desktop computers. ShopMateWeb Web Application will handle all this from the beginning to the end, thus making your shop administration far more interesting and less boring. You can work with ShopMateWeb Web Application on any device that has an internet browser and a connection to the Internet Network.
Using ShopMateWeb for your valuable business will save you a lot of time and money on local infrastructures. You do not even have to worry about backing up your Data. We keep 3 mirror copies of your database on separate data servers. If the currently serving Data Server goes down, next mirror copy kicks in without you even noticing the change.
There is no downloading or installation involved with ShopMateWeb. Use the browser you are using now, just click this button to Register your User Account with Softhard Solutions ShopMateWeb Web Application.
When your ShopMateWeb account is created, before you can login and use ShopMateWeb, since it is possible you have mistyped your email address, we need to confirm it. We will send you a Confirmation Email using the address you will have provided. Check your email and confirm your account, you must be confirmed before you can login and use ShopMateWeb.
For ShopMate Desktop and AzureMate Desktop only, depending on your browser (some only allow saving a file, some both, saving or running it),
any installation involves downloading the AzureMateSetup.exe or ShopMateSetup.exe file and running it
on your system to CHECK for any prerequisites and if any are missing, attempt to install them first, and complete the
installation. If your browser allows you to run the file, use it as you do not need it saved, most save the file
in your user Downloads folder.
In Safari you can choose to save or run the installer. Click Run button. This will download the file and start the installation.
In Firefox you can choose to save installer. Click Save File button. This will save the file.
In Chrome the installer is saved. You may get a warning that this file is not commonly downloaded and may be dangerous and shows Discard button. This happens after each new release or update of AzureMate or ShopMate and will disappear in time since our installer files are all digitally signed. In that case press the down arrow and click Keep button. This will save the file.
Internet Explorer Browser
In Internet Explorer you can choose to save or run the installer. Press Run button. This will download the file and start the installation.
For installation, if you have not clicked any Run button, after saving the file, navigate to it and run it by clicking or
double-clicking the file. This will start the installation. First any prerequisites are
downloaded and installed and then, finally, when the Windows Security asks you if
you want to Install the Application, click the Install button to start final
Shortcut is created on your Desktop. To run application later, use shortcut on your desktop or navigate to it via Start Button on your desktop task bar.
The Windows Security pop-ups, if any, are there for your protection. Never run any executable (.exe) file you download unless it is digitally signed, it clearly shows the publisher name if it is, or you know it is safe to run it. All our assemblies (.exe, .dll etc.) are digitally signed. The Prerequisites are signed by Microsoft Corporation.
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ShopMateWeb Online Cloud Based Business Database Application
ShopMate Desktop Automotive Database Software
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AzureMate Desktop Cloud Data Storage Explorer Software
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