Catalog your books automatically. (more like manually)
Step 1. Type or scan the book's ISBN
Book Collector will use the ISBN to search various national libraries and Amazon online book stores.
Step 2. Select your book from the Search Results
When searching by ISBN there often is only one result, so you just have to confirm it's the right one.
Step 3. Click Add to add the book to your database
Book Collector will now download all book data, including Title, Author, Publisher, Publication Date, Number of Pages and, when available, the cover image.
Browse your book inventory on screen, ordered the way you want (e.g. by Title, by Author or by Publication Date). You can view your lists in a columnar List View or in the cool Images View, showing just book cover images. Group your books in folders, e.g. by Genre, Author or Publisher, or scroll through them as one big list.
Built-in Auto Capitalization function, e.g. typing "harry potter" will automatically change into "Harry Potter". The AutoCap feature is fully user configurable, including an exceptions list.
Automatic Sort Title generator make sure that title like "The Glass Inferno" are sorted correctly.
Next/Previous buttons in Edit Book screen let you edit multiple movies in a row, without leaving the edit screen.
Use the Edit Multiple feature to modify data for multiple books in one go.
Rename data fields to suit your needs, several User Defined fields are available for this purpose.
Order your book lists any way you like using the Sort Order screen.
Use the Quick Search box to search your entire database for the occurrence of a particular text.
Save your sort order definitions and activate them directly using the Sort Order menu on the toolbar.
Save your filters and activate them directly using the Filter menu on the toolbar
Or build advanced filters with the Filter screen, using brackets, AND, OR, NOT, equal, not equal, greater than, less than, "contains" and wildcards.
Version 5.2 build 2 (March 5, 2008)
- Filter screen: Access Violation when language in French
- CueCat support:
- some barcodes were generated with a wrong check digit
- Filter settings weren't saved to the location specified by the User Files Folder but from the MyDocuments folder although they were loaded from that location
- Edit Multiple: price fields could not be cleared using F8
- BkC 5 template was missing quantity field
- Classic template was missing book title for title bar
The Windows edition of Book Collector is compatible with Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP and Vista. It is available in the following languages: English, Dutch, German, French, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Croatian, Indonesian.