Best Free DVD Collection Software

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Introduction

I have been collecting DVDs for many years, and I now have a wall full of them. The first time I bought a DVD that I had already bought, it became obvious to me that I needed to organize my collection better. So I thought about what I needed in a software package. My needs were relatively simple. The software should have the following characteristics:

  • free
  • user-friendly interface
  • easy input
  • support for free online information
  • filtering, statistics and reports

 

Rated Products

DVD Profiler  

A professional and powerful tool that offers excellent organization of a DVD collection of unlimited size.


Our Rating: 
4.5
License: Free (Limited features)
Professional looks, highly configurable, many features, skinable, XML export, statistics, broad online community, profile export.
Some feature become unavailable in the freeware version above 50 DVD's.
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PVD (Personal Video Database)  

PVD surprises with a quick-to-learn, simple and effective interface to add a movie and relevant information.


Our Rating: 
3
License: Free
Easy to learn, simple, effective, uses online resources (IMDB, etc.)
Rudimentary GUI, not enough data fields, no UPC base identification.
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Griffith  

A media collection manager that's more thoroughly programmed with good features and presentation.


Our Rating: 
3
License: Free (Open source)
Fast, simple, stable, multi-platform, well programmed.
Supports only IMDB and Amazon, no statistics, no media info.
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EMDB (Eric's Movie Database)  

A user-friendly application to keep track and catalog your movies.


Our Rating: 
2.5
License: Free
Easy to learn, simple, effective, fields for video codec and source, loan tracking.
GUI old-fashioned, display refresh faults, only basic info download (IMDB).
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Movie Collector  

Offers a comparable palette of features for maintaining your DVD collection up to 50 DVDs for free.


Our Rating: 
1.5
License: Free (Limited features)
Many features, classification by owned/loaned/wishlist, online sources (IMDB), UPC scan.
Restricted to 50 DVD's, customization could be better.
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