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Reviews Summary for MacLoggerDX
MacLoggerDX Reviews: 161 Average rating: 4.8/5 MSRP: $95.
Description: General-purpose logging software with interfaces to many radios, internet DXClusters, TNCs, and QRZ CD ROM database. Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X.
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W1CQ Rating: 5/5 Feb 7, 2019 13:17 Send this review to a friend
Feature rich logging software and incredible support  Time owned: more than 12 months

When transitioning most of my home and office computers to Mac some years ago (and still running the occasional PC application), I was quite aware of the logging programs available for each platform. With a few uses of the trial version of MacLoggerDX and confirmation that it interfaced well with my transceivers, and some great responses to pre-sales questions from Don himself, I became another happy MLDX user!

The features, support, regular updates and improvements, and personal attention of Don are unsurpassed.

I also have the iPad version which is great for portable or mobile use.

I've made several inquiries and some suggestions about the products over the past few years - each has met with a very quick, thorough and insightful response. In fact, these have without doubt been the best supported software products I've ever used.

After using MLDX for some time, I actually made my decision to purchase a Flex 6300 radio because of the availability of the dogparkSDR software!

So add a few more stars and superlatives for the great ham radio products from Don Agro and Dog Park Software!

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Five Stars
W6JTB Rating: 5/5 Sep 30, 2018 17:47 Send this review to a friend
Super!  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Tech support from the author is off the charts. I had a question on an early Sunday morning and had a reply before I got out of church. This feature filled program is worth every penny of the licensing fee...two thumbs up!!
WD1V Rating: 5/5 Aug 2, 2018 02:40 Send this review to a friend
Amazing Log & Support  Time owned: more than 12 months
I was one of the first users and have observed first hand that a fine program has continued to evolve and just get better and better and better. Its literally fun to use and expands every QSO experience with great insights and assistance. Enjoy!
N9SDC Rating: 5/5 May 28, 2018 01:47 Send this review to a friend
The Best Support  Time owned: more than 12 months
I have been running MacLoggerDX for about a year and have to say it is a terrific program for the Mac. It does everything I need and is relatively intuitive to use. That said, I am no computer geek and there are times when I don't understand why something unexpected occurs. If I cannot find it in their instructions which, by the way are well written, I email the question to support. When I do I am always impressed at how fast a response I get and how professionally my concern is addressed. It is very rare to find a business that shows such respect for their customers. I highly recommend this product!
KB4EUZ Rating: 5/5 Mar 17, 2018 10:26 Send this review to a friend
MacLoggerDX and it's Technical support is AWESOME!.   Time owned: 6 to 12 months
I have recently converted my station over to a MAC and IC7300. Went with MacLoggerDX and I am not disappointed. The program does everything I need for Logging contact, chasing DX/WAS, and contesting. I have to say my hat is off for the superior Tech Support you get from Don Agro VE3VRW at dogpark support. All questions and issues I have experienced have been answered very quickly and corrected my problem. The Logging program is great and the Tech Support Awesome.This package you will not be disappointed with!
73's de Fred KB4EUZ
KB3TAW Rating: 5/5 Jan 14, 2018 06:41 Send this review to a friend
Excellent logging software for Mac users  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Finally, superior ham software for us Mac users. I have used other software programs for years on a PC and they cannot compare with MacLoggerDX on my iMac. I am not a technical person but I had very little difficultly connecting my Kenwood TS-2000 and setting up this software. I think this software is great, very user friendly and I am a very pleased new user.
WD4DXQ Rating: 5/5 Dec 27, 2017 14:10 Send this review to a friend
Best Logging Program  Time owned: more than 12 months
I have recently converted my station control and logging over to the Mac platform. I still have Windows boxes for certain tasks, but for ease of use and trouble-free operation the Mac is the way to go. I just got tired of constantly chasing bugs with Windows and HRD. I am running the latest paid version of HRD and Win 10, and it is just "flakey" and unreliable. I am an IT analyst and chase problems all day, so the last thing I want to do is come home to relax and and deal with PC issues. A PC is just a tool like any other and should just work when you need it to. Anyway,I digress...MacLoggerDX is reason enough to switch over to the Mac for your amateur radio logging. It is an elegant program that is intuitive and powerful. It also appears to be bug free and just works when you need it to. Support is also a quick email away if any questions arise. Botton line: Excellent product and support. It is not free or cheap, but in this case you get what you pay for. It also integrates well with MacDoppler, which is also the gold standard for satellite tracking programs.
K1LTJ Rating: 5/5 Dec 21, 2017 12:36 Send this review to a friend
The best there is  Time owned: more than 12 months
I have been using MacloggerDX for a number of years, and I have tried almost all of the PC offerings. MLDX is in an elite class by itself. There must be something it canít handle, but I havenít discovered what that might be in 4 years of use. Rather than write a full and detailed review which would be way too long, I will describe one typical way I might use it.

Step 1 - Locate station to work in DX cluster window and double click on the call. That instantly sets the rig frequency and mode, the amp in turn is moved to the right band if needed, and set memorized antenna tuner settings. My Steppir DB-18e is tuned to frequency, and rotated to point at the selected station. MLDX indicates all info on worked, confirmed, needed by band/mode etc. For entertainment, during the 10 to 30 secs that may take, I can watch my beam swing around to the proper heading on the MLDX map screen.

Step 2 - Make the contact and log it. MLDX instantly gets all QRZ data, logs the qso locally in its database, and sends it to LoTW. So far thatís one double click on a call in the dx cluster window.

There is so much more to the software, and it performs flawlessly. The rig and antenna are connected with simple usb connections. Easy, fast, and feature packed, and it keeps getting better.

KC9NWP Rating: 5/5 Dec 20, 2017 10:30 Send this review to a friend
Hands down best option for Mac  Time owned: more than 12 months
Hands down best option for Mac (or any OS in my opinion). Easy to use, feature packed, and data is well laid out. -- Really well laid out.

It's so nice to have a modern interface designed with form AND function in mind. Yes, function over form, but if you can have both, why not?

SQLite database means I'm not locked into anything.

Upload to LoTW, eQSL, clublog, qrz, hrdlog is easy or automatic.

Integration with digital applications is well implemented and well documented.

Considering the number of free logging applications, the price gave me pause, but it's been worth every penny.
AD4WX Rating: 5/5 Nov 8, 2017 10:28 Send this review to a friend
The best logging application on the Mac!  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
Reading all of the positive reviews of MacLoggerDX on eHam is what convinced me to try it out. After just a few days of trying it and other logging programs, I knew MacLoggerDX was the logging application I would be using and made the purchase.

MacLoggerDX is easy to use and has a lot of features, not just for logging. It does rig and rotor control, DX spotting, awards tracking, schedules, QSL card generator, label maker and lots more.

The support is excellent. Iíve only had a couple of minor issues with MacLoggerDX, Don VE3VRW has been very fast to respond and help me quickly resolve them.

I highly recommend MacLoggerDX, it is a fast, stable and well supported logging application.
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