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DataForward Royalty Management Portable

SKU: P.1.3.8 Category:


Creative industries’ royalty management software for use in a single computer. Easily manage your artists, labels, editors, statements, etc. Automatize your royalty accounting for physical and digital sales!

[This service is for professionals only]

The ultimate software for music labels and record companies

  • Load labels, authors, tracks, releases, etc.
  • Load statements from online shops, digital distributors, record companies, etc. and royalties are almost automatically calculated!
  • Export royalty statements in PDF format for all your artists
  • For use in a single computer (standalone), if you want something more you can read about the PRO version
  • Easy to use
  • It’s cheap: almost free
  • You can use it in a few minutes: buy, download, unzip and run!

You can use this software as your company’s database for:

  • Labels: name, label prefix, webpage, etc.
  • Artists / editors: name, address, phone, ID card no., etc.
  • Tracks: name, author, percentage of authorship, ISRC code, etc.
  • Disks (cds, vinyls or digital releases): name, volumes, tracks, barcode no., etc.
  • Sales: track, artist name, quantity sold, price, etc.
    • enter the sales yourself or
    • upload your statments’ Excel files (statements from the Orchard, TuneCore,, etc.)
  • Application first view
    Application first view

Technical details:

  • This is the lite (portable) version of the Data Forward software used by important record companies since 2010.
    • Although we tried it with a database of thousands of tracks and hundreds of thousands of sales, this application is supposed to be used by little music labels or companies and with a moderated amount of data.
  • This is a Java software, and so:
    • this software needs a Java virtual machine installed (get it here for free), at least 1.6.
    • it should run on any platform (Windows, Linux and Mac) without problems.
  • You need at least a 1GHz CPU, 1GB of RAM and 200mb of disk space.
  • The program reads .CSV, .XLS and .XLSX files.
  • It only works on a single computer.
  • Languages: english, spanish and catalan. The computer must be configured in the desired language.
  • Current version: 1.3.8
  • What’s new in 1.3.8 version?
    • Some minor bug fixes
    • Improvements in matching unrecognized tracks/releases
  • What’s new in 1.3.7 version?
    • Feature to duplicate tracks
    • Improvement in the visualization of some tables
    • Many minor bug fixes
  • What’s new in 1.3.6 version?
    • Improved and more detailed PDF export
    • You can set a version for each track (“2013 remix”, “original mix”, etc.)
    • Loads .CSV files (beta)
  • Download file size: ~50mb
  • Known bugs:
    • For completely deleting the text in some text boxes you have to write a blank space.
  • In case you have any problem, get in touch with us.

You must check the Terms and conditions to use this software.

The software on this site is provided “as-is,” without any express or implied warranty. In no event shall Ahead Data be held liable for any damages arising from the use of the software.