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 We hope that EBUScore will become the '​standard'​ for EBU affiliated clubs. ​ However, you don't have to switch to it until you are ready. ​ While other programs continue to comply with the requirements of the EBU '​Universal Membership Scheme',​ you can still use them. We hope that EBUScore will become the '​standard'​ for EBU affiliated clubs. ​ However, you don't have to switch to it until you are ready. ​ While other programs continue to comply with the requirements of the EBU '​Universal Membership Scheme',​ you can still use them.
  
-For those who wish to switch please note that there is no charge for affiliated clubs to get the software, to have it updated or to receive support if needed. ​ Club representatives can download the software via the club's page of the New Members Area (a.k.a. '[[https://​www.ebu.co.uk/​members/​v2/​|My EBU']]). More information [[download_ebuscore|here]]+For those who wish to switch please note that there is no charge for affiliated clubs to get the software, to have it updated or to receive support if needed. ​ Club representatives can download the software via the club's page of the [[https://​www.ebu.co.uk/​members/​v2/​|New Members Area]] (a.k.a. 'My EBU'). More information [[download_ebuscore|here]].
  
 ==== We currently use PairsScorer ==== ==== We currently use PairsScorer ====
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 ==== We currently use ScoreBridge ==== ==== We currently use ScoreBridge ====
 ScoreBridge is a popular program for clubs. ​ Most clubs consider it to be very user-friendly. ​ Some such clubs have tried using PairsScorer,​ and have found it less friendly.\\ ScoreBridge is a popular program for clubs. ​ Most clubs consider it to be very user-friendly. ​ Some such clubs have tried using PairsScorer,​ and have found it less friendly.\\
-Part of this is simply familiarity - the two programs have different approaches. ​ Once you have got used to PairsScorer,​ or its successor, EBUScore Pairs, you might find that it is not as unfriendly as you might have thought.\\+Part of this is simply familiarity - the two programs have different approaches. ​ Once you have got used to PairsScorer,​ or its successor, EBUScore Pairs, you might find that it is no less user-friendly.\\
 However, there are aspects of PairsScorer that perhaps can be improved as far as the user interface is concerned - maybe, for example, in several situations there are simply too many options available that are of little relevance to normal clubs. ​ One of the strengths of PairsScorer is its flexibility to deal with all sorts of different type of event, especially at tournament level. ​ This strength might also be a weakness when it comes to the '​everyday'​ club.\\ However, there are aspects of PairsScorer that perhaps can be improved as far as the user interface is concerned - maybe, for example, in several situations there are simply too many options available that are of little relevance to normal clubs. ​ One of the strengths of PairsScorer is its flexibility to deal with all sorts of different type of event, especially at tournament level. ​ This strength might also be a weakness when it comes to the '​everyday'​ club.\\
 One of our aims, in the medium term, is to produce a 'Club version'​ of EBUScore - a simplified version with fewer of the redundant options - that should appeal more to the average club. One of our aims, in the medium term, is to produce a 'Club version'​ of EBUScore - a simplified version with fewer of the redundant options - that should appeal more to the average club.
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