New Brief EnCounter 5.5 Installation



PLEASE NOTE!! If you are replacing an existing installation, make sure users export any existing slips in their old installation before putting this new installation in place. They will be replacing their old installation and data file.

1- Please download your Brief EnCounter installation from the following URL:

CONTACT [email protected] for download URL

You will find the resultant "be55news.pkg" installer in your Downloads folder.

2- Double-click the installer application:

Click Continue through the installation steps. You will be prompted to enter your OS X password.

Leave the default installation location.

3- Go to your Applications/Brief EnCounter folder and launch the Brief EnCounter application

This is a blank installation. When launched, enter the firm name and click OK:


4- Get a full matter list update from Brief Accounting

You need to create a full matter list update in Brief Accounting for the new Brief EnCounter installation.

In Brief Accounting go to the Billing module > Imp/Export button

Select Export file and OK

Use the Modified After date "00/00/00"


Click OK and save the matter export file.

In Brief EnCounter, click the Import button then browse to and select the Matter update file you just created.

When import is complete, Brief EnCounter will be setup with your matters, codes and timekeepers.

Please contact [email protected] if you require any assistance.


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