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#1Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 06/16/2009 - 02:46.
Another great site for managing a video collection is veedemus. It comes with a great variety of features and has a sort of social touch to it.
http://www.veedemus.com
I've been using it for some months now and I can really recommend it.




#2Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 05/20/2009 - 16:31.
Another Movie/DVD organizer is Movie Organizer On-line Database. With this application you can upload your DVD collection to their web page for anyone to see.
http://www.moodb.net/




#3Submitted by George on Wed, 05/20/2009 - 18:38.
Thanks for the note. Very interesting statistics there...





#4Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 05/17/2009 - 10:29.
Still in beta phase but still the BEST out there:
http://www.videodb.info/




#5Submitted by peter on Sun, 05/17/2009 - 10:33.
Please avoid direct download links.





#6Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 04/02/2009 - 12:45.
best one yet:
Griffith
http://www.griffith.cc/




#7Submitted by George on Thu, 04/02/2009 - 21:37.
Thanks. I like it and added it to the review.





#8Submitted by davezn on Fri, 03/20/2009 - 08:56.
Hi
New here so forgive me if a make a mistake.
I would HIGHLY recommend Ant Movie Catalog.
Used it for years, just tupe in the name of the movie and the data is collected from IMDB or any other that is listed.
http://www.antp.be/software/moviecatalog
http://www.antp.be/software/moviecatalog/download
This is the link have a look for yourself, and its FREE.
Regards
Davezn




#9Submitted by George on Thu, 04/02/2009 - 20:50.
Hi Davezn,
I have tried Ant Movie Catalog already. I was not so fond of it. I wrote a comment about it on page 2 of the comments.
Best regards,
George





#10Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 01/21/2009 - 03:12.
New PVD is out - check it out.
http://www.videodb.info/




#11Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 12/20/2008 - 06:07.
Saying that DVD Profiler is user-friendly is a gross exaggeration. This is anti-user software. Also saying that 'no UPC base identification' of PVD is a real drawback is a misunderstanding as I tried to use this feature in the hailed by the critic DVD Profiler only to find zero returns of my queries.
Merry Christmas to all PVD users!




#12Submitted by George on Thu, 12/25/2008 - 17:42.
Hi,
you are probably referring to the many features that DVD Profiler offers. I agree that for basic usage simplicity is more user-friendly than a much more loaded application. But for those users there are other products mentioned here in the article specifically pointing out that simplicity.
But for a highly featured application DVD Profiler surely is user-friendly as well. Even though there are many features to use, they are arranged and accessible in an organized and optically attractive way. Just the GUI itself is way ahead compared to the other tools.
In regards to the UPC code you have to make sure that you enter the full UPC code as indicated on the image to the left. In this case you would have to enter 025195051354.
Best regards,
George




#13Submitted by christ4life7 on Mon, 12/22/2008 - 03:21.
Did you download the profile list first in DVD Profiler?....Probably not....





#14Submitted by christ4life7 on Thu, 12/18/2008 - 01:40.
I have been a long avid (daily) user of Movie Collector. And I just installed for the heck of it, DVD Profiler. I have to say that this beats any movie database catalogger I have every seen. Movie Collector is going to be uninstalled (with MyUninstaller) as soon as I get home!!! I can't believe I actually paid for it!!.....no wait! I can't believe I paid for it AND recommended Movie Collector...yikes!!
Try out DVD Profiler...NOW!!!!!
Added note: I tried Movienizer....George is right, very limited and; well, boring!




#15Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 12/08/2008 - 15:28.
why do you say PVD 'requires Internet Explorer'??




#16Submitted by George on Tue, 12/09/2008 - 19:51.
Hi there,
good question. I am sure there was a reason for that but it is not obvious to me anymore after checking the current version again. So for now I will take that out in order not to confuse the readers. Sorry for that.
Best regards,
George





#17Submitted by George on Fri, 12/05/2008 - 23:08.
Hi all,
I had to take out MediaMan. They switched from Freeware to commercial. Too bad.
Best regards,
George





#19Submitted by George on Wed, 11/12/2008 - 07:49.
Hi korbenPL,
not sure what to think of this. DVD Profiler is not outdated nor seems the development being stopped (latest Beta 3.5 is from 7.Nov.2008). I never experienced any serious bugs neither had I ever problems loading it.
Naming Movienizer as a competitor and even winner is very questionable. It does not have half the features, looks like web site with a missing style sheet and does not have any appeal to me at all. There is a potential but the application design surely needs improvement. I think it is not fit yet to play in this league. I expected more after three years of development. Maybe future releases will be more convincing.
Best regards,
George




#20Submitted by korbenPL on Thu, 11/13/2008 - 07:55.
Well, mate, it all depends...
The last STABLE build of DVDP is October 8, 2007
Reinstall helped but what would happen to my collection if it didn't... thats the question.
I used the term 'winner' for the purpose of my quest, i.e. finding a software capable of importing the data from MovieCollector, and my collection is over 2000 titles, with custom field names etc.
In terms of import management DVDP is still in the woods as there is no such option whereas Movienizer can handle the task.
In short, it's my winner as it suits my needs.
Cheerio
edit: it appears none of the free programmes can do the job of importing the data from MC successfuly. Have given another shot at DVDP and must concede that this might be the only solution out there although it doesn't load as fast as it should and seems to be unable to recognize the UPC of my region 2 DVDs /sighs/
It will take many hours to move my collection data... I hope it's worth it, peace.
edit2:
No, no, no - the limitations of DVDP make it useless for me.
edit3:
Personal Video Database is the true winner here! It took some time to work it out but with the tech support from the people behind it I did move my collection from MC to PVD. This is the prog you've been lookin for + no restrictions
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