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"Your Attitude determines your Altitude"

- Anonymous
July 20, 2006

Today marks the official distribution of version 6.1 of Spectra’s leading edge and widely used property management database and accounting software. Version 6.1 is, without question, Spectra’s most important software release since introducing its Microsoft® Windows based program in 1996.

As the only North American Microsoft Gold Certified Partner exclusively developing property management software, Spectra now has even better access to valuable Microsoft resources which significantly contributed to the breadth of this release.

Spectra’s version 6.1 features hundreds of enhancements; however, there are 12 truly major modifications that elevate Spectra’s software to even greater heights of ease of use, flexibility and productivity.

Following is a very brief summary of the 12 new major features of Spectra version 6.1:

  1. New user interface with a consistent look and feel with Microsoft® Outlook 2003 and soon to be released 2007

  2. Two-way, robust interface to Microsoft Outlook

  3. Automatic daily reminders on almost two dozens items

  4. Access to Spectra’s client only web portal directly from the software

  5. Saving optional selections and formats on report generation screens as default settings

  6. Consistent format on all report generation screens

  7. Ability to export all reports as Adobe .pdf files

  8. Saving multiple, formatted reports as Groups for future one button printing

  9. Financial statement export to Microsoft Excel

  10. Financial statement drill down to source transactions

  11. Saving frequently generated reports in one “Favorites” destination

  12. Executive Information System Dashboard

For a free download of all the new features of version 6.1 please email your request to

Since 1983 Spectra has installed and supported its property management database and accounting systems for over 1,000 real estate management firms, representing approximately 4,000 end users throughout the North America, the Caribbean, the Netherlands and China. SPECTRA for Windows® is intuitive, flexible, comprehensive and powerful. Released in May 1996, SPECTRA for Windows® was the first 32-bit, 4th generation programming language property management package in North America. It is also the only property management software system ever to be certified as being Microsoft® Office® Compatible due to the innovative and unprecedented integration to the Microsoft® Office® suite.

For more information please contact:

Clayton Cracklen
Vice President, Sales and Marketing.

800-731-8668 ext. 218