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Web Tutorials

Here you will find short (mostly 5-10 minute) video tutorials that cover some of the most frequently asked questions and power user tips and tricks for our software products. Click on a video link, and the video will load in a new browser window. Please be patient, it can take a minute or two to load!!

We also offer Quick Start Tutorial Video CD’s that will cover the basics for using our MEETWARE, TIMEWARE or POLOWARE software for $20 plus shipping. Contact us at 1-800-835-2611 or email for ordering or more information.

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MEETWARE 3 Tutorial (Basic)

Event Lists (MW3) – How to create and edit events in an event list in MEETWARE3. (4 minutes)
Meet Setup (MW3) – How to set up a meet in MEETWARE3. (4 minutes)
Point Systems (MW3)– How to create a point system in MEETWARE3. (3 minutes)


Seeding Preferences (MW3) – how to set the preferences for seeding a meet in MEETWARE3 (3 minutes)
Seed Data (MW3) – how to enter swimmers and relays into a meet in MEETWARE3. (9 minutes)
Seed a Meet(MW3) – how to seed events with swimmers entered in MEETWARE3. (4 minutes)

MEETWARE 3 Tips and Tricks (Advanced)

Athletes (MW3) – Tips for managing Athletes (5 minutes)
Championship Meets (MW3) – Tips for setting up and running prelims/finals Championship Meets (17 minutes)
Coaches Corner (MW3) – Tips for using the various reports in the Coaches Corner (9 minutes)
Customizing and Seeding (MW3) – Tips for customizing the MEETWARE 3 main screen and using seeding (12 minutes)
Diagnostics and Timing (MW3) – Tips for running diagnostics and using the Timing screen, including Adjust and Diving (12 minutes)
Entering Away Meets (MW3) – How to enter data from an away meet as if it was run on your system (6 minutes)
Export Entries and Results (MW3) – How to export entries for away meets or results for visiting teams (11 minutes)
Import Entries and Results (MW3) – How to import entries from visiting teams or results from away meets (8 minutes)
Message Board, Utilities and Help (MW3) – Tips for using the message board function, items in Utilities and the Help Files (12 minutes)
Offline and Reports (MW3) – Tips for using Offline Scoring and various reports available (11 minutes)
Records and Standards (MW3) – Tips for setting up and using Records and Standards (8 minutes)

TIMEWARE 3 (Basic)

Introduction to TIMEWARE3 – this tutorial video will get you familiarized with TIMEWARE3 and get you all set up.
Create A Start List (TW3) – explains how to create a Start List with Hy-Tek’s Meet Manager that can be accessed by IST’s TIMEWARE3 software. (2 minutes)
Event List Download (TW3) – explains how to download an event list from Hy-Tek’s Meet Manager to IST’s TIMEWARE3 software (1 minute)
Event List Import (TW3) – explains how to import an event list into IST’s TIMEWARE3 software (1 minute)
Meet Manager Setup (TW3) – explains how to set up Hy-Tek’s Meet Manager so that it will communicate with IST’s TIMEWARE software. (2 minutes)
Sharing the SWMEETS folder (TW3) – explains how to make sure the SWMEETS folder is properly shared so that both TIMEWARE3 and Hy-Tek’s Meet Manager software can use it. (2 minutes).
Offline Scoring (TW3) – Explains how to use Offline Scoring to correct times, status, add or remove heats or re-send results to GNET ( 1 minute)


POLOWARE 3 Tutorial – Explains how to set up your system, configure hardware, set up and run a match, print reports and backup data (27 min)