Marine Recorder version 5

Marine Recorder version 5 is available for free download using the links below. System requirements are detailed in the Marine Recorder user manual (5.8MB). The install files for older versions are in the Marine Recorder archive.

Upgrading​

If you are upgrading from version 3.x, you must do a FULL install of version 5. This is because version 5 uses a runtime version of Access 2003, whilst version 3 used Access 97. Once the new version is installed you will be presented with options for upgrading data from version 3.

Important:

  • All existing data volumes (NBNDATA.MDB) will automatically upgrade when used for the first time in version 5.
  • All elements of Marine Recorder (e.g. snapshot, merge tool, etc.) must be upgraded to version 5 at the same time.
Software downloads

This has the install files for Marine Recorder 5 and associated tools.

     
File Name Description Size(KB) Downloaded
 EmptyNBNdatav507.zip

18/09/2014

12280 487
 EmptyNBNdatav508.zip

26/02/2016

12795 715
 EmptyNBNdatav550.zip

13/04/2018

12066 210
 EmptyNBNdatav570.zip

14/06/2020

12156 44
 Import_Export+Survey+FORMAT+detailsv1.1.doc 267 1266
 Marine Recorder v5 release notes.doc 160 3414
 MarineLUTv536_Ascension.zip

05/09/2014

645 628
 MarineLUTv536_Falklands.zip

05/09/2014

624 710
 MarineLUTv536_StHelena.zip

05/09/2014

645 591
 MarineMergev5.zip

02/08/2013

516 989
 MarineSnapshotv52.zip

27/07/2020

1191 39
 Marinev570.zip

27/08/2019

32405 151
 MarRecorderTOGateway_v194.zip

14/04/2014

739 652
 MouseErrorOnBiotopeTree_MSCOMCTL.zip

17/10/2014

468 651
 MRv570Install.exe

27/08/2019

99898 292
 Report Wizard v5 release notes.doc 30 1071
 ReportDatabasev510WithMapping.zip

27/07/2020

8528 32
 Snapshot v5 release notes.doc 33 1164
 SnapshotMergev511.zip

11/08/2016

88 631
 tamrun90.zip 1918 167
Documentation downloads

The documentation for version 5 is unchanged from version 4, as the differences are in the species dictionary. Right click on the link below and select 'Save As' to save to your computer.

Marine Recorder user manual (5.8MB)

Marine Recorder User manual v 4 - Microsoft Word format.

Marine Snapshot manual (1 MB)

Snapshot user manual v4.0 - Microsoft Word format.

Marine Recorder Administrator manual (1MB) Marine Recorder v4.0 Administrator manual - Microsoft Word format.
Marine Recorder Technical manual (1.5MB) Marine Recorder v4.0 Technical documentation - Microsoft Word format.
Marine Recorder Merge manual (0.2MB) Documentation for the Marine Merge tool v 4.0 - Microsoft Word format.
Marine Recorder Reporting Tool (1 MB) Documentation for the Marine Recorder Reporting Tool v4.0 - Microsoft Word format.
Report wizard module documentation (0.5 MB) Documentation for the reporting wizard module - Microsoft Word format.
JNCC validation procedures (<0.1 MB) JNCC's recommendations for data validation - Microsoft Word format.
Notes on Avoiding Security Errors In Access 2010 Guidance if running on Vista / Windows 7 and you are having security issues.
MEDIN Import / Export functionality - v5 Details for Medin import / export - NOTE: Needs Marine Recorder v5
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