BookHound 8

 Inventory management software for booksellers.


Easily manage all customers, inventory, and invoices.

BookHound 8 is a full-featured database application built to handle most day-to-day bookselling operations. For more than 15 years, BookHound has been a leader among inventory management systems for independent bookstores and booksellers.


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BookHound for Mac & Windows

System Requirements: Mac OS 10.10 or higher. Windows 7 (64-bit only) or higher.

Network Version: MacOS High Sierra 10.13. Windows 7 (64-bit only) or higher.



Included with purchase of BookHound 8 is free e-mail and phone support for the first month. Remote login or other support will require an annual support plan which is available at $200 per year.



One-time fee of $500 to convert BookHound to a network version and assist with setup in the cloud. Requires BookHound 8 and FileMaker cloud subscription (see pricing here).

Annual Support


An annual support package is available for versions 6 and up. The cost is $200 US for one (1) calendar year and includes phone, email and remote login assistance.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Is technical support included with my BookHound 8 License?
No, your purchase does not include technical support beyond the first 30 days of use. An annual support package is available for $200 per year.
Are there recurring charges to operate BookHound 8?
No, your paid passcode will permanently unlock your BookHound allowing unlimited use. The price paid is a one-time license fee and includes the first 30 days of technical support. Further support beyond 30 days can be purchased separately.
Can I run BookHound 8 on more than one computer?
BookHound 8 requires no extra software to run on one computer, however, to network BookHound (simultaneous use on more than one computer), you will need to pay a one-time fee of $500 to convert BookHound to a network version and a sign up for a FileMaker cloud subscription (see pricing here).
Can BookHound retrieve bibliographic data simply by entering an isbn number?
No, BookHound 8 does not have an automatic data-entry system based on isbn number.
Does BookHound automatically send inventory to the various online listing services?
No. However, one click will create an inventory file suitable for upload to most listing services (a separate file is created just for Pro Merchant™ accounts). We can automate uploading to your various marketplaces if you are a website client. Read about Marketplace Exports on our website features page.
On which Macintosh operating systems will BookHound 6 and BookHound 7ce still run?
BookHound 6 is compatible with Macintosh operations systems up to 10.6.8. BookHound 7ce is compatible with systems up to 10.7.5.
I have BookHound 6 for Windows. Do I need to upgrade?
If you are running BookHound 6 on Windows XP/ Vista/7, and are not experiencing any problems, you do not need to upgrade. If you upgrade to a later Windows we cannot support BookHound 6, although it may operate.
How do I upgrade from an earlier version of BookHound (5, 6, or 7ce) to BookHound 8?
We will transfer all your data from a previous version of BookHound to BookHound 8 for a fee. This conversion process includes sales, customers, catalogs, and consignments, and any other user-defined data such as preferences and customized drop-down menus. We will insure that your transition is quick and pain-free but costs vary depending on your specific data needs so be sure to contact us early to discuss your options.

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Get a fully functional version of BookHound 8 now. Then test drive the software and learn how easy it is to manage your customers, inventory, and invoices – free for 30 days.

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Questions? Call us 1-603-965-3148