Chronicle

Licence: Shareware (20.95)
Version 5.3.2 | Release Date: 2014-02-14 | Download

What's New In Version 5.3.2

  • Re-added the option to display the current balance, due to popular request. Click on the "Expected Balance" text to toggle between the current and expected balance.
  • Fixed a bug where Chronicle might not ask for permission to access calendar on the latest version of OS X (necessary for Calendar reminders).
  • Fixed a bug where the amount due for the current month would include bills due in the same month next year.
  • Fixed a couple minor visual bugs.

Important Note About iCloud
iCloud is available in version 5.3 in the App Store only, due to Apple's rules. iCloud sync is fast and automatic (no need to press the sync button).

We will be discounting the App Store version of Chronicle significantly in the near future, for a very limited time, to help people who want to switch to get iCloud sync. Click here to be notified when the app goes on sale: Sign Up For Mailing List.

If you have trouble, contact [email protected]

Version 5.3.1 | Release Date: 2013-12-26 | Download

What's New In Version 5.3.1

  • Fixes bugs with enabling Dropbox sync and signing up for mailing list

Important Note About iCloud
iCloud is available in version 5.3 in the App Store only, due to Apple's rules. iCloud sync is fast and automatic (no need to press the sync button).

We will be discounting the App Store version of Chronicle significantly in the near future, for a very limited time, to help people who want to switch to get iCloud sync. Click here to be notified when the app goes on sale: Sign Up For Mailing List.

If you have trouble, contact [email protected]

Version 5.3.0 | Release Date: 2013-12-19 | Download

What's New In Version 5.3.0

Chronicle 5.3 is a complete re-design of Chronicle, now designed for Mavericks.

  • Updated design for Mavericks
  • Improved behavior of editing notes, you can now enter line breaks and longer notes
  • Added "Open in Safari" button to internal browser
  • Improved display of income information
  • Bug fixes

Important Note About iCloud
iCloud is available in version 5.2 in the App Store only, due to Apple's rules. iCloud sync is fast and automatic (no need to press the sync button).

We will be discounting the App Store version of Chronicle significantly in the near future, for a very limited time, to help people who want to switch to get iCloud sync. Click here to be notified when the app goes on sale: Sign Up For Mailing List.

If you have trouble, contact [email protected]

Version 5.2.0 | Release Date: 2013-11-11 | Download

What's New In Version 5.2.0

Chronicle 5.2 contains a number of bug fixes and improvements, including Mavericks compatibility improvements.

Important Note About iCloud
iCloud is available in version 5.2 in the App Store only, due to Apple's rules. iCloud sync is fast and automatic (no need to press the sync button).

We will be discounting the App Store version of Chronicle significantly in the near future, for a very limited time, to help people who want to switch to get iCloud sync. Click here to be notified when the app goes on sale: Sign Up For Mailing List.

If you have trouble, contact [email protected]

Version 5.1.0 | Release Date: 2013-06-26 | Download

IMPORTANT: Chronicle 5.0 REQUIRES Mac OS 10.7 (Lion) or greater.


DO NOT INSTALL if you are using Snow Leopard. Snow Leopard users should to continue to use Chronicle 4, which will remain supported.

What's New In Version 5.1.0

Chronicle 5.1 is a major release with several new features.

The iOS (universal) version is now available in the App Store! Go to http://go.littlefin.com/chtouchapp to get it.

  • NEW: Option to hide dock icon & show only in menu bar.
  • NEW: Password protection.
  • NEW: Option to start at login.
  • NEW: Customizable graph: Show payments by month or all payments individually.
  • BUGS: Several little bugs squashed

If you have trouble, contact [email protected]

Version 5.0.3 | Release Date: 2013-01-02 | Download

IMPORTANT: Chronicle 5.0 REQUIRES Mac OS 10.7 (Lion) or greater.


DO NOT INSTALL if you are using Snow Leopard. Snow Leopard users should to continue to use Chronicle 4, which will remain supported.

What's New In Version 5.0.3

The iPhone version is now available in the App Store!
Go to http://go.littlefin.com/chtouchapp to get it.

• Bug fixes for Non-repeating income.
• Bug fixes for iPhone sync.
• Added link to iPhone version.

If you have trouble, contact [email protected]

Version 5.0.1 | Release Date: 2012-10-12 | Download

IMPORTANT: Chronicle 5.0 REQUIRES Mac OS 10.7 (Lion) or greater.


DO NOT INSTALL if you are using Snow Leopard. Snow Leopard users should to continue to use Chronicle 4, which will remain supported.

What's New In Version 5.0.1

• Added iPhone syncing ability (iPhone version coming later this month)
• Fixed bug where you couldn't delete the last tag on tag list
• Fixed bug where receipts wouldn't really attach when editing a payment
• Fixed bug where it could become impossible to edit a bill
• Fixed crash when double-clicking an empty calendar date
• Fixed bug with expected balance not including all income
• Fixed a couple misspellings and mis-labeled items
• Fixed a couple Chronicle 4 import issues
• Added link to user manual
• Added link to info about upcoming iPhone version

If you have trouble, contact [email protected]

Version 5.0.0 | Release Date: 2012-08-22 | Download

IMPORTANT: Chronicle 5.0 REQUIRES Mac OS 10.7 (Lion) or greater.


DO NOT INSTALL if you are using Snow Leopard. Snow Leopard users should to continue to use Chronicle 4, which will remain supported.

What's New In Version 5.0

• Mac OS LION or greater required
• New design (retina ready), including over 30 new custom designed bill icons
• Notification center reminders (Mountain Lion only)
• Enhanced backend for blazing speed
• More customization options for reminders
• Integrated web browser for viewing bills
• Interactive in-app calendar.
• Improved income functionality.
• Many more features and enhancements.

If you have trouble, contact [email protected]

Version 4.1.7 | Release Date: 2012-06-18 | Download

IMPORTANT: Chronicle 4.0 REQUIRES Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or greater. DO NOT INSTALL if you are using Leopard. Leopard users should to continue to use Chronicle 3.5, which will remain supported.

What's New In Version 4.1.7

Mountain Lion Readyness

  • Supports new Gatekeeper security feature in Mountain Lion.
  • Chronicle is signed from an Apple identified developer for security.
  • Version 4.1.6 | Release Date: 2012-02-04 | Download

    IMPORTANT: Chronicle 4.0 REQUIRES Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or greater. DO NOT INSTALL if you are using Leopard. Leopard users should to continue to use Chronicle 3.5, which will remain supported.

    What's New In Version 4.1.6

    Bug Fixes

  • Fixes potential problem with logging payments and adding bills in 4.1.4
  • Fixes bug where bills might not appear on overview.
  • Improves color of today's date on calendar.
  • Improves sound when logging payments.
  • Version 4.1.4 | Release Date: 2012-02-01 | Download

    IMPORTANT: Chronicle 4.0 REQUIRES Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or greater. DO NOT INSTALL if you are using Leopard. Leopard users should to continue to use Chronicle 3.5, which will remain supported.

    What's New In Version 4.1.4

    Bug Fixes

  • Fixes a bug where main window could appear at unwanted times, and also where window could fail to appear when dock icon was clicked.
  • Fixes a bug with calculating income with some currencies.
  • Version 4.1.3 | Release Date: 2012-01-01 | Download

    IMPORTANT: Chronicle 4.0 REQUIRES Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or greater. DO NOT INSTALL if you are using Leopard. Leopard users should to continue to use Chronicle 3.5, which will remain supported.

    What's New In Version 4.1.3

    Bug Fixes

  • Added link to iCloud instructions.
  • Other minor bug fixes.
  • New Features from Version 4.1

    NEW: Integration with iOS Reminders via iCloud

    • You can now choose to have your reminders added as tasks in iCal that will automatically sync to your iPhone reminders app using iCloud.
    • To apply this setting, check Chronicle's Preferences->Reminders.

    NEW: Display Chronicle in Menu Bar

    • Chronicle can now show a menu bar icon. This replaces Chronicle Mini for menu bar use.
    • More features and options for menu bar coming in the future.
    Version 4.1.2 | Release Date: 2011-12-28 | Download

    IMPORTANT: Chronicle 4.0 REQUIRES Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or greater. DO NOT INSTALL if you are using Leopard. Leopard users should to continue to use Chronicle 3.5, which will remain supported.

    What's New In Version 4.1.2

    Preferences for Menu Bar Display

  • Option to show number of bills due on menu icon
  • Option to set how many days of bills appear on the menu
  • Bug Fixes

  • Fixed bug with archived bills appearing on menu
  • New Features from Version 4.1

    NEW: Integration with iOS Reminders via iCloud

    • You can now choose to have your reminders added as tasks in iCal that will automatically sync to your iPhone reminders app using iCloud.
    • To apply this setting, check Chronicle's Preferences->Reminders.

    NEW: Display Chronicle in Menu Bar

    • Chronicle can now show a menu bar icon. This replaces Chronicle Mini for menu bar use.
    • More features and options for menu bar coming in the future.
    Version 4.0.3 | Release Date: 2011-08-02 | Download

    Important Information About Chronicle 4

    IMPORTANT: Chronicle 4.0 REQUIRES Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or greater. DO NOT INSTALL if you are using Leopard. Leopard users should to continue to use Chronicle 3.5, which will remain supported.

    What's New In Version 4.0.3

    NEW: Totally Rewritten Reminder Engine, Adds the Following:

    • Avoids Applescript, so it is much faster when logging payments and updating reminders.
    • Fixes bug where multiple Chronicle calendars could be created on Lion
    • Fixes bug where Chronicle could fail to write to MobileMe calendar
    • Fixes bug where items did not appear in BusyCal until launching iCal

    Bug Fixes

    • Fixed bug where bills with unicode characters would not load or import.
    • Fixed bug with toolbar customizations not saving
    • Fixed incorrect Due Soon text on overview
    • Fixed bug where some bills could not be edited
    • Fixed bug where a bill set to never repeat, then changed to something else, would still display as Never due (edit any bills in this condition to resolve them--just edit and save them without making changes, and they will be fixed).
    • Fixed bug where amount due could display incorrectly.
    Version 4.0.2 | Release Date: 2011-06-30 | Download

    Important Information About Chronicle 4

    IMPORTANT: This update REQUIRES Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or greater. DO NOT INSTALL if you are using Leopard. Leopard users should to use Chronicle 3.5, which will remain supported.

    This is a FREE upgrade for all users. There are significant changes to this new version of Chronicle. You may want to read the migration guide at chronicleapp.com

    Version 4.0.2 should fix importing problems for those who couldn't get your data to import in 4.0. If you still have trouble importing data, don't worry, it's not lost, it's just not upgrading to the current format correctly. Contact [email protected], and we will figure it out.

    What's New In Version 4.0

    • New, redesigned and improved interface.
    • New calendar view for bills.
    • Fixes a problem with syncing bills with iCal when using the new MobileMe calendar due to a change in MobileMe sync last week.
    • Updated display of graphs.
    • Handling of interest rates for bills with payments.
    • Optional auto-logging of payments.
    • Bill tagging and filtering.
    • Many more changes and improvements.
    Version 4.0.1 | Release Date: 2011-06-30 | Download

    Important Information About Chronicle 4

    IMPORTANT: This update REQUIRES Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or greater. DO NOT INSTALL if you are using Leopard. Leopard users should to use Chronicle 3.5, which will remain supported.

    This is a FREE upgrade for all users. There are significant changes to this new version of Chronicle. You may want to read the migration guide at chronicleapp.com

    What's New In Version 4.0

    • New, redesigned and improved interface.
    • New calendar view for bills.
    • Fixes a problem with syncing bills with iCal when using the new MobileMe calendar due to a change in MobileMe sync last week.
    • Updated display of graphs.
    • Handling of interest rates for bills with payments.
    • Optional auto-logging of payments.
    • Bill tagging and filtering.
    • Many more changes and improvements.
    Version 3.5 | Release Date: 2010-11-30 | Download
    HUGE NEW FEATURE: See Upcoming Bills, Make Payments Online and Log Payments From the Menu Bar!
    • Chronicle Agent can now run the background, displaying a list of your upcoming bills in the menu bar.
    • Clicking on a bill in the menu bar launches a special log payment window that floats over your browser window.
    • New log payment window from menu bar has a button to load the website where the bill is paid online.
    • Chronicle agent can be launched from Chronicle's Preferences under the "Menu Bar" tab.
    • Note: Chronicle Agent requires Snow Leopard. The rest of Chronicle continues to run fine in Leopard.
    Interface Improvements
    • Chronicle now updates it's data if necessary. For example, logging a payment from the menu bar will automatically update the Overview or the selected bill when you return to Chronicle, without the user having to manually refresh Chronicle.
    Version 3.4 | Release Date: 2010-08-29 | Download

    NEW FEATURE: Income Tracking!

    • The overview screen now displays your monthly income, and automatically calculates your remaining balance when you log payments. You can either enter your total income here, or your monthly budget for paying your bills.

    Interface Improvements

    • Slight re-arrangement of items on the overview to accommodate income. The "Bills at a Glance" section is now called "Monthly Overview".
    • Darkened text in the Monthly Overview area to make it easier to read.

    Bug Fixes

    • Fixed a bug that caused Chronicle's window size to not be remembered properly under Snow Leopard. Chronicle may forget your last window position the first time you launch it after this update, but will remember thereafter.
    Version 3.32 | Release Date: 2010-08-06 | Download

    NEW: Due Date Overview Screen

    • When selecting a bill on the Overview screen, the next due date is now displayed in bill status area (lower right corner of the overview screen).

    NEW: Option to Position Currency After Amount

    • There is now an option in preferences to position the currency symbol after the amount—some currencies display this way.
    Version 3.31 | Release Date: 2010-07-13 | Download
    SALE! Version 3.31 is ON SALE for only $14.95 for one week only, until July 19.

    NEW FEATURE: Pay from Overview Screen

    • You can now jump straight to your bill's payment webpage from the overview. Simply select a bill and click the "Pay" button on the overview screen. The website where you pay your bill will open in your default browser. Or, if paid by mail, the appropriate address will appear.
    Bug Fixes
    • Fixes a bug where a bill could report as due in the current month if it was due the same month next year (affected some bills that repeated yearly).
    Version 3.3 | Release Date: 2010-06-20 | Download
    NEW FEATURE: Bill Reports
    • Generate reports for the current or past year for any bill.
    • Or, generate a report of all payments, including totals.
    • Reports can be easily printed or saved to PDF.
    Speed Improvements
    • Loading bills is now a bit faster, and loading the Overview should be significantly faster.
    • iCal operations continue in the background, so saving bills and logging payments is now faster as well.
    Bug Fixes
    • Better handling and workaround for initial iCal error if BusyCal is installed.
    • Fixed a rare bug that would cause an error when deleting or archiving the bill at the bottom of the overview list.
    Version 3.242 | Release Date: 2010-05-12 | Download
    Overview Screen Enhancements
  • Added: Total due in current month is now displayed.
  • Added: When you select multiple bills on the overview screen, you can now see the total estimated amount due of the selected bills.
  • Version 3.1 | Release Date: 2010-03-21 | Download
    New Feature: Bill Notes!
    -Add custom notes/details to each bill.
    -View the notes by clicking the flip icon in the bottom right corner of the yellow sticky note.

    New Feature: Automatic Payment Indicators
    -A new icon on the overview screen indicates when a bill is paid automatically, and informs you when it has been paid, and should be logged.

    7 New bill icons!
    -Landline Telephone
    -Shopping/Groceries (shopping cart)
    -Trash Can
    -Water (glass of water)
    -Legal (gavel)
    -Insurance (umbrella)
    -Sports and Games (soccer ball)

    Interface Improvements
    Minor improvements to the new bill screen to improve make it cleaner and easier to navigate.
    Version 3.031 | Release Date: 2010-01-03 | Download
    No changes specified
    Version 3.2 | Release Date: 2007-04-02 | Download

    NEW: Syncing Ability -You can now change Chronicle's database location, which allows you to share Chronicle data across several computers using MobileMe (recommended) or DropBox. For more information and detailed instructions, visit littlefin.com/synchelp.html

    5 New Icons!

    -Store -Food -Clothing -Gas -Jewelry

    Interface Improvements

    -Amount due now appears on bill screen.