What do I get by using Horus Condition Report?
Time: No need anymore to use separately a camera, a tablet, a printer, a scanner, and a computer!  You can now use a unique tool to edit a complete condition report with photos, damages mappings, comments, and signatures! all the layout is generated automatically. In short, get your paperwork done as quickly as possible!
­ – Accuracy: The app is based on the condition report European norma. Including mappings, the damages are precisely identified and quantified. The app includes also a preconceived but customizable lexicon, created in 5 languages by conservation experts. Ergonomic and easy to use the application helps you to stay focused on the artwork and its condition.
­ – Help for your international mobility: the reports can be written in 5 languages: French, English, Italian, Spanish, German and you can translate your reports into another language by clicking on “change language”.
How much? Prepare yourself to be pleasantly surprised!

The first test is free, and then pay once a year a subscription. You can choose between 3 versions.

Who can use Horus Condition Report?
Any professional that needs to make condition reports can use Horus Condition Report, registrars, commissioners, curators, persons in charge of collections and exhibitions, conservators, antique dealers, galleries owners, collectors, artists…
When can you use Horus Condition Report?
Whenever you need to do a condition report! That is to say before or after a transportation of a work, before or after an exposition, to evaluate the necessity of a conservation treatment, before a conservation treatment, before a sale, after a disaster, to document a collection, etc. You can also use the application to make technological study.
With the option “save readings in the gallery,” your annotated photos are saved in your device (jpeg format). You can use it in your writings for instance! The option “record an extract” provides a PDF without the 1st page (identification) and the last page (recommendations and signatures): basically the pages including annotated pictures, close­up and comments. You can include them directly in a study or another kind of report.
Is the report customizable?
Horus Condition Report has been created to bow to YOUR requirements.
You can:
– Insert the logo of your institution or company
– Make a simple or developed report
– Customize your list of materials and degradations
– Use the numerous comment windows to add any useful information
– Add parts of the report to other documents, as a restoration estimate or study file, in adding PDF (via PDFCreator ® or Adobe Acrobat ® Pro)
– Use some annotated pictures by clicking on “view & send an extract»
Horus Condition Report must become YOUR work tool.

Download an example of condition report

On which device can I use Horus Condition Report?
Horus Condition Report can be used on IOS (Apple) from IOS7 + and on Android from Android 4.3.
The application is not compatible with other and older systems.
Can someone else see my reports?
You are, as a user of the application, the only one to access to your reports. Horus Condition Report has been conceived so as to the reports are sent to your own initiative. We have no access to your data and we cannot see your reports or your photos.
The confidentiality of your reports is based on securing your smartphone, tablet, and your messaging service.
Are my reports saved?
The application automatically saves all your actions. If your machine is running out of battery, there will be no loss of data. The photos taken for the reports are stored in the memory of your device. BE CAREFUL! These data can be lost if you uninstall the application; they may also be lost if the app is up­dated.
We recommend that you regularly back up your reports on a mailbox or platform storage online sharing site and or print them.

 

What are the different steps of the report?
Regarding the use of the application, we recommend you to refer to the page “instructions for use” of our website site, and or download our detailed user manual.
Nevertheless the major steps for the creation of a report can be summarized this way:
1: Fill in the information for the report
2: Fill in the required information about the work
3: Take pictures of the object with your smartphone or tablet, or use pictures from the gallery of your device. You can include up to 6 pictures.
4: Select materials and degradations in existing lists or personalize them by adding materials and degradations of your choice.
5: For each selected degradation, annotate photos and make comments if necessary (location, quantification, diagnosis, severity, scalable or not …).
6: A report is generated thanks to these annotations; you can choose not to add the close­ups of unnecessary details to the final document.
7: Provide recommendations on the treatment of conservation and restoration, preventive conservation, packaging, handling.
8: Sign and have the report signed by a third party, read it, check the layout and validate you report.
9: Archive or send the report to a recipient.
In which format my report is recorded?
The report is sent in PDF via the e­mail address configured on your tablet or smartphone, or via online sharing platforms.
How many reports can I store in my application?
The reports are stored in your device: they consume memory, especially because of the pictures’ size. Your storage capacity will depend on your smartphone or tablet. We recommend storing the reports in your mailbox or on your computer, so you do not slow down your device.
What is the quality of the images?
Images are optimized in order to send the reports by e­mail. General pictures are in medium resolution, zoom on the degradations are in the best resolution offered by your device. The quality of the screen and the camera will have an impact on the quality of the report but not as much as the quality of observation and analysis of the observer! We recommend paying attention to the light on the objects during shooting, the zoom on the degradations will be of a better quality. Moreover, a zoom on a very small degradation may be of low definition because of the definition of the device, but you can choose not to display them, keeping only the useful close­ups!
How to equip several devices ?

You can install the app on several devices if they are identified with the same account (Apple ID or Google account).

In this case, please buy the application on a first device, then install it on the second.When the application asks you to buy, select « restore ».

If the devices are not identified with the same account, you need to buy the app with each account.

If you need to equip several devices, we recommend to order directly activation codes to Horus condition report. Please, contact us

How to receive an invoice?

The receipt sent after the purchase of the app on the store is not enough or you delete it of your mailbox? Don’t panic! you can ask an invoice to google play and to apple store. More info on https://support.google.com/payments/answer/6224171?hl=en and https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204088

If you bought directly your app to Horus condition report, we are editing the invoice, please contact us

Basic/Advanced/Pro Version

We developed new features to answer our users’ challenges:

  1. More precision: Add 6 photos more with captions

Because you need to add photos details with commentaries, you can now add 6 more photos with captions

  1. Easier subsequent reports:

For an artwork’s lending, you edit at least 4 condition reports. With this new option, validate your report for departure; at the arrival, with “create subsequent reports”, you will easily add a condition report which involves juridical information, reporters’ commentaries and their signatures. This report is added to the first report in the same PDF…and there is no limit of reports!

  1. Sort your reports by date or accession number
  2. Organize your documents in folders (at the moment only on Android)

How to get the Advanced version?

When buying Horus condition report, you can choose between Basic version or the Advanced version which provides complete features.

Basic version’s users, you can upgrade from Basic version to Advanced. With selecting one of the new options and with a Wi-Fi connection, you will be able to subscribe to an Advanced subscription.

Pro version

To buy the Pro version, you need to contact us.

This is the completest version of the app with the features of advanced version and :

  • Export by group (.zip)
  • Sending and archive of editable reports
  • Via Itunes (IOS)
  • and very soon: no limit of pictures in the reports and photo caption for each image