I really like your elegant application and its very reasonable price compared to other mobile/desktop syncing options.
I'd just like to echo two feature requests that have already shown up in this forum thread:
(1) A way to adjust the time-out feature on the desktop application.
(2) A way to resize the vertical panel dividers on the desktop screen. I have the destop application installed on a netbook with 1024x600 resolution and Windows 7 Pro. Because the panels are fixed-width the "edit" button on the far right is hidden until I mouse down to a very narrow scroll bar at the bottom of the panel. This is frustrating because there is plenty of white space in the group and entry panels but no way to collapse their width.
Anyway, keep up the great work. I particularly liked how easy it was to sync up the android and desktop data!
I loaded Pocket onto my new android and I have to manually enter so many notes from my Blackberry that I am glad to see you can put it on your PC first. HOwever, I just downloaded and installed the desktop version and it asks me to load the files from somewhere on my PC. I am confused. I don't have any on my pc--only on my droid. How can I load pocket with no data for me to begin from there?
@ lmcandrews: There is a [small] problem between the Android Pocket app and the desktop App which I mentioned on the previous page (Feb 22nd)
The Android App stores it's files as 'pocket.db' and 'pocket.txt', while the desktop app requires 'wallet.db' and 'hash.txt'
What you need to do is
> FIRST copy 'pocket.db' and 'pocket.txt' from your Android on your PC into the same directory as you have saved the desktop app
> Rename 'Pocket.db' to 'wallet.db'
> Rename 'pocket.txt' to 'hash.txt'
> Start up the Desktop app & you should be good to go (Enter your password)
> You can now edit/add any new passwords etc
To transfer it all back, you need to reverse the above (rename 'wallet.db' to 'pocket.db' / rename 'hash.txt' to 'pocket.txt' / copy back to root of your Android phone) & the Android App should now see the file with the edited/new entries
If you're confident with BATch files, you could use the listings I had posted on my previous post (just change the drive letter if your phone shows up under a different one) to make the transfer a little easier (note - I use the JAR version of pocket desktop not the EXE version)...
EDIT: Oopps forgot to mention something... When you copy the files from PC to Android - you need to [reset] pocket > restart setup > import from sdcard > pocket SQLite Databse (Encrypted)
before any new/edited entries will appear in the Android pocket app
Not having a go at the developer, but it's HAS been 5 months since I mentioned this small problem with the desktop App - & he still hasn't updated it, even the Android App hasn't been updated since June 29th - so personally I'm beginning to think he may've abandoned the project, which is a shame
Desktop version tested under FreeBSD (PC-BSD 9.0-amd64)
Java - OpenJDK 1.6.0-b24 64bit
command: java -jar pocket_1.5.jar
Sucsessfully started, opened wallet file downloaded from Dropbox (Dropbox not supported under FreeBSD), russian characters displayed properly. Some debug, warning and error messages displayed in console window:
I have been waiting for this; now I will pay up for the Android one I have been using. It makes data entry so much easier. If the Author is reading this, please see if the following are possible to add (I own a software Dev company).
1) It would be nice if you had a ESC button when adding/editing a record. This way people can exit without saving.
2) It would be awesome if one could encrypt and save photos/jpegs - this means one could take a photo of a credit card, license, passport, etc as "proof".
I immediately liked this app because I could have the same program on all of my devices, and the program is easy to use. Now I will just uninstall on my phone and tablet and look elsewhere.
Man, I thought it automatically synchronized with the Android version, you should update them to make them work like that, else having the computer version is kind of pointless and useless, I'm just not using DropBox simply because I don't want to.
So I just figured out how to make everything sync myself. You have to download drop box to your desktop and then download pocket for your desktop. When you start pocket on your desktop for the first time, find your desktop drop box folder, go in it and select the "secure wallet" folder. Now any changes you make to either the desktop or android pocket will stay in sync.
If you make changes to your desktop pocket, the next time you open the android version a notification will come up that says "newer pocket available, use it?". Go ahead and click it and it will take you to a screen that says cancel or use. Hit use and now you are up to date with your desktop version.
The desktop version will just be automatically up to date with your android changes.
I noticed there were some recent posts asking how to sync the desktop and android versions and it is a little confusing at first. So I thought I would post this up for all of the later posts.
I've run into the exact same problem with the desktop app on Mac OS X. The files in Secure Wallet (wallet.db and hash.txt) are grayed out. Nothing can be selected… the file format list is empty. What is the trick to getting the app to let you select them?
I face the exact problem and learned to know i cannot export the data i have an need to retype all date!!!
did you get an answer?
Please let know, it would help me a lot (i use it on my windows and mobile)
Ok. I recommended this to a friend because I love the App. He does not use his cell for data. So he downloaded the Windows version but it appears he has to have a Android version in order for it to work? Is this true??