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The Buddha Counter is a tally counter that assists daily work for Buddhist. It keeps track of the number of readings and recitations for each item, such as a Buddha's name, sutra, etc, on the item list. The current count is saved to continue counting, whenever you are available to read next time. So you are able to effectively spend time in studying Buddhism principles and philosophies.By using this application, you focus on devoutly reading, rather than on counting number. You can set a target count for each item for a mission. When the target count is reached, it plays a singing bowl sound and shows a lotus image to indicate a mission is accomplished.You have option to reset the counter to start another mission.The target count is up to one million. A total count is also designed to record the life-long total number of readings.The total count is not reset by any operations. You can see what you achieve in a straight-forward way.This application uses the-state-of-the-art database management system to manage the records of items. Users can add, delete, edit, and sort items by the friendly user interface. There is no limitation on the number of items on this database theoretically. The only limitation is on the disk space.For convenience, each item is categorized into one of three categories, Buddha's name, Sutra, and Others. In order to support the functionality of a tally counter, each item has its individual target count, current count, total count, created date, and last read date. The sorting function allows you to list all the items in your preferred order. The current supported sorting keys are by name, by completeness in progress, and by the recently-read date.Features:1. An extra large button for counting is designed for easy tapping, even without looking on the screen.2. Support two counting modes, up-counting and down-counting, for user preferences. It can be changed on the fly.3. A wooden fish sound is played every 10 counts. A singing bowl sound clip is played when a targeted mission is accomplished. Both sounds can be turned on and off. When sound effect is turned off, vibration is played for an accomplished mission.4. You can add and customize as many items as you want on the item list. They are efficiently managed by a database management system.5. In addition to the counter, a progress bar is designed to show your current progress.6. An easy-to-scroll picker can change a reading item on the fly.7. When this app exits, it automatically saves the current count for next read.8. A reset button and a recovery button are provided in order to reset the current count and restore to the previous count.
What's new in this version:
Fix an issue: the accumulated number will be lost if shutdown the mobile immediately after finishing the counting.