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What is the best movie manager out there? Free or paid. I just want to add a list of movies I have seen. Don't really need the loan feature because I don't own all the movies.

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What is the best movie manager out there? Free or paid. I just want to add a list of movies I have seen. Don't really need the loan feature because I don't own all the movies.

 

You can use this:

 

http://www.collectorz.com/movie/

 

You can use it on PC or your phone... or both.

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You can use this:

 

http://www.collectorz.com/movie/

 

You can use it on PC or your phone... or both.

 

 

I don't like the way it looks.

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I don't like the way it looks.

 

You can change the theme/layout... it is customizable.

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You can change the theme/layout... it is customizable.

 

I know that but there is a huge thing it doesn't have.

 

Foreign films. I can't find Cl

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Tagged MP4 is your friend. Tag the files with MetaX or MP3 tag and you don't need to use any software to organize the collection.
 
Another advantage with this approach is that you can then effortlessly add the network share to any other device even windows rt and the tags stay intact.

 

http://www.anonmgur.com/up/e11fe9b68cca06d5a4176d96216e27bb.png

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I know that but there is a huge thing it doesn't have.

 

Foreign films. I can't find Cl

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Yes it does take the data from IMDB.. I have used their software.

 

And you can use your webcam so you use it as barcode reader to read the DVD/Blu-Ray barcodes.. so it will insert the data into the entry for you.

 

You seemed that you haven't tried it..   

 

If not, then you might want to write/install the DVD script onto your web host so you can manage your DVD entries.

 

 

I have used it. Don't have a webcam and don't own all movies I seen. Some I rented.

 

Bet you can't find Cl

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What is the best movie manager out there? Free or paid. I just want to add a list of movies I have seen. Don't really need the loan feature because I don't own all the movies.

 

technically a media centre software but XBMC has great management, catalogues actors directors etc... i find it very good (plus it has themes) 

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technically a media centre software but XBMC has great management, catalogues actors directors etc... i find it very good (plus it has themes) 

 

Ok but does it do foreign films? Like for example Cl

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Collectorz pull the data from IMDB...

 

Any movies that are on IMDB.. will be available on movie software... 

 

Cl

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Ok but does it do foreign films? Like for example Cl

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if the film is listed on IMDB then it will catalogue it.  I must point out though that  this is for your existing movie collection save to your hard drive, so for example for Vuelve, you would have a folder called Vuelve (2013) with the movie in it...

 

Yes but like I said I don't own all my movies then what? Some I just rented. How would I get the movie Vuelve listed then ?

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Yes but like I said I don't own all my movies then what? Some I just rented. How would I get the movie Vuelve listed then ?

 

If the data has not been pulled, then you enter that movie data in the entry on the software manually..  

 

You don't have to own the movie.. just list the movies you have seen...    the software has "seen" or "watched" that you can checkmark that you have seen.

 

Edit:  You can add "wishlist" that you can list of the movies you want to see in the near future.

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Tagged MP4 is your friend. Tag the files with MetaX or MP3 tag and you don't need to use any software to organize the collection.

 

Another advantage with this approach is that you can then effortlessly add the network share to any other device even windows rt and the tags stay intact.

 

http://www.anonmgur.com/up/e11fe9b68cca06d5a4176d96216e27bb.png

 

Definitely the best way to go. You can even add tags (keywords) to the mp4 files in File Explorer so that you can search them based upon your own criteria. Of course, if your movies are MKV you'd need to convert the audio to AAC to hold it in an mp4 container. AC3 and DTS won't work. 

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If the data has not been pulled, then you enter that movie data in the entry on the software manually..  

 

You don't have to own the movie.. just list the movies you have seen...    the software has "seen" or "watched" that you can checkmark that you have seen.

 

Edit:  You can add "wishlist" that you can list of the movies you want to see in the near future.

 

 

That won't work for me with XBMC.

 

I just tried adding the movies Cl

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Yes but like I said I don't own all my movies then what? Some I just rented. How would I get the movie Vuelve listed then ?

good point, not sure if it can do that, but it does support addons so maybe there's an option.  It's free anyways so no harm and trying it out...

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I used this program sometime ago, it worked well for me - http://www.antp.be/software/moviecatalog

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Definitely the best way to go. You can even add tags (keywords) to the mp4 files in File Explorer so that you can search them based upon your own criteria. Of course, if your movies are MKV you'd need to convert the audio to AAC to hold it in an mp4 container. AC3 and DTS won't work. 

 

That doesn't work if you don't have the movie.

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That doesn't work if you don't have the movie.

 

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Tagged MP4 is your friend. Tag the files with MetaX or MP3 tag and you don't need to use any software to organize the collection.

 

Another advantage with this approach is that you can then effortlessly add the network share to any other device even windows rt and the tags stay intact.

 

http://www.anonmgur.com/up/e11fe9b68cca06d5a4176d96216e27bb.png

 

That doesn't work if you don't have the movie. :(

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Check out My Movies - great app, you can choose OWN or RENT or even WISHLIST when you add a movie.  Support is great, they've added 2 movies that wasnt listed within 2 days when I submitted it.

 

http://www.mymovies.dk/

 

I have the ipad version and the barcode feature is great for the movies that you do own.

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Why not use IMDB's list feature?

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Yeah sounds more like what your after is just imdb lists, Can create your own lists - Call it watched, then in desc when you add titles you could put the date you watched it, etc..

Most software for movie collections for for stuff you OWN, not just keeping track of what you have seen, etc.

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I am using "All My Movies". It seems it is not popular, because nobody mentioned it. However, I find this program really good. May be it is just for me...

 

Yeah I found it for $10 on bitsdujour.com but I didn't like it.

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