If you'd like to run the Finale Inventory Barcode Scanning app on a PC or Mac and use a bluetooth or wireless scanner, you can do so by using an Android emulator. Please keep in mind that the software is not optimized for an emulator, so there may be very minor performance discrepancies between the emulator and an actual scanner. These, however, should not prevent you from successfully utilizing the application.
Download the software "Bluestacks" to your computer and install it.
*Note, this software is not affiliated in any way with Finale Inventory, and all support issues with Bluestacks must be directed towards Bluestacks customer service.
Open the Google Play store and download/install the following two programs.
*Note, Rotation Control by CrapeMyrtle is not affiliated in any way with Finale Inventory, and all support issues with CrapeMyrtle must be directed towards CrapeMyrtle customer service.
Launch Rotation Control and set the defaults to match the following settings.
Launch the Finale Inventory app and use your mouse pointer to click, hold, and drag down the black header bar where the time is showing.
Set the options as follows. Once you do this, you will now be able to use the Finale Inventory Barcode Scanner with a tethered or bluetooth scanner.
Next, follow this quick start guide to using the application.