TowerBase is a computer database program for PCs that run the Microsoft Windows operating system. It contains details of 7700 UK and overseas towers with bells hung for ringing in the English full circle style of ringing. It is of most interest and use to change ringers.
TowerBase costs fifteen pounds sterling. It is supplied on a CD. You will need a computer that runs Microsoft Windows (versions 95, 98, ME, 2000, NT, XP) and have about 2GB of free hard disk space (for the photos).
There may be problems with running TowerBase under Windows Vista.
TowerBase seems to work okay when running under Windows 7 & 8. However, it is probably worth reading the notes.
TowerBase contains photos of 7577 towers. Find out what makes a good tower photograph, how to submit photographs to TowerBase and which towers still need photographs. There are only 123 unphotograhed towers left!
You can now be automatically notified by email when a new update file is uploaded to the server.
How to get the best out of TowerBase.
Check out these frequently asked questions before asking for help.
The latest versions of TowerBase allow you to access updated tower information from the internet.
The most recent update file is dated 23 July 2016 and can be obtained from here
How to upgrade your version of the TowerBase program to the latest release.
Download the latest versions of certain TowerBase files.
What users are saying about TowerBase.
It is almost inevitable that there will be program bugs in a complex piece of software such as TowerBase. Here is a list of the known bugs.
Links to other relevant websites
Using Wine to run TowerBase on Linux based systems such as Ubuntu and Mint.