Micro Logscale System - Forest Harvest Operations

 In order to meet timber scaling standards, mills within Alberta are required to scale using the Smalian log scale method and to submit the data to the government in an approved format. A Windows-based Micro Logscale System program (Mscale Version was developed to help mills calculate log volumes using Smalian in an approved format. This information is submitted to the Timber Production and Revenue System (TPRS), a government computer system.

Copyright and Licence Agreement

All proprietary rights, including copyright in the software, its documentation and data, are owned by and shall remain the property of the Government of Alberta (the "Crown"). All rights reserved.

The Crown makes no warranty or representations of any kind with respect to the software, its use, suitability or application for any purpose. The Crown, its officials, Ministers, employees and contractors shall have no liability or responsibility for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from or as a result of the use of this software.

How to Install the Micro Logscale System (Mscale) Program

To run the self-install Micro Logscale System Program
  1. Click below on the appropriate Micro Logscale System program setup file and save it to your hard drive.
  2. Run mscale_setup.exe and follow the simple instructions.
  3. Accept all defaults. Wait for each step to finish completely.
  4. Restart your computer.

Download the Micro Logscale System (Mscale) Programs

By downloading the following program files, you have agreed to the terms and conditions of the License Agreement for the Micro Logscale software. For answers to technical questions regarding Micro Logscale, contact:
For more information about the content of this document, contact For-Info@gov.ab.ca
This information published to the web on February 25, 2016.