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Old 04-26-10, 03:16 PM
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DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

What is the best app out there for keeping up with your collection?
Old 04-26-10, 04:08 PM
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

Rumor has it that DVD Profiler will be introducing an iPhone version soon, but nothing official yet.
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

collectorz?

http://www.collectorz.com/movie/iphone-app.php




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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

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Agree. Pretty solid software on my itouch and Mac
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Agree. Pretty solid software on my itouch and Mac
Does it require internet connection to browse your saved collection?
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

If you use Profiler, iMovies is an app that will pull your collection from the Profiler website. Not alot of features, but it works and may tide us over until Invelos comes out with their iPhone app.
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

I'm waiting on DVD Profiler for iPhone.
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

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Does it require internet connection to browse your saved collection?
No. You export it from the catalog software.
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

I've found that using DVD Aficionado worked great as I can easily browse through my titles on the iPhone in the standard browser, and of course it's free.
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jjcool - Thanks so much for pointing out the iMovies iPhone app! It is nothing fancy, but it does work and it appears that once my DVD Profiler database is loaded up that you don't need to use bandwidth to view it or show it to others. It seems you just use bandwidth when you re-download your database. The app warns of banner ads, but I don't see any on mine. At least it's something to have when you're at the store looking at what you ought to buy this week and asking yourself "do I already have this?"
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

Do any of these come equipped with a bar code scanner?
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

Originally Posted by MEJHarrison View Post
I'm waiting on DVD Profiler for iPhone.
Ditto
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

I've been using Delicious Library (for my Mac/iPhone).
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

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Do any of these come equipped with a bar code scanner?
I use one called iCollect Movies, and it has licensed the Red Laser SDK for cataloging via barcodes. Also, the program allows you to export your collection via CSV file, although it doesn't export all of the info.

So far, I've been happy with the program. They update it fairly regularly.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/icoll...ign-mpt=uo%3D6
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

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Do any of these come equipped with a bar code scanner?
Collectorz does. You can either buy one of the models they support or if you have one of the old free ones from Radio Shack, they work too.
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

Also the cool thing about Collectorz is that it supports several formats such as HD-DVD, Blu-Ray, VHS, Laser Disk, and their database has them for several regions as well. So once you select the one you own it saves all the information including its cover into your computer and then you can transfer them into your iphone.

No internet required to browse through your collection since the data resides on your computer/iphone

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jjcool - Thanks so much for pointing out the iMovies iPhone app! It is nothing fancy, but it does work and it appears that once my DVD Profiler database is loaded up that you don't need to use bandwidth to view it or show it to others. It seems you just use bandwidth when you re-download your database. The app warns of banner ads, but I don't see any on mine. At least it's something to have when you're at the store looking at what you ought to buy this week and asking yourself "do I already have this?"
Thats exactly what I wanted it for. I really dont like that it doesnt give me the format that I have of the owned titles. I would like to be able to tell whether I own smethign on DVD or BR, but I still have a pretty good grasp on what I have on what format in my collection at the moment.

I do like that I can access my lsit even if I dont have a signal. Assuming that I have recently downloaded the list so it is close to accurate.

I am real curious to see what Invelos comes up with for their iphone app.
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

Not trying to be argumentative or anything, but did you know that it's not actually called an itouch? Officially it's either an iPod touch, or just a touch. Just like the iPod nano is just called a nano (not an inano), and the iPod shuffle is just called a shuffle (not an ishuffle). People are just so used to saying "iPhone" that they want to call the touch an "itouch," even though it's not really its name.

Sorry.

Anyway, I've always loved and supported DVD Profiler. They mentioned creating an iPhone version a while back, and I can't wait until it comes out.
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

Originally Posted by Mister Peepers View Post
Collectorz does. You can either buy one of the models they support or if you have one of the old free ones from Radio Shack, they work too.
Just from some quick reading Collectorz kinda defeats the purpose of an iphone. So you buy a scanner and keep track of everything on the PC? I'm holding an iphone capable of scanning and keeping track of everything. Not only that, it's $10 per media type just to sync to? Am I missing something here?

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I use one called iCollect Movies, and it has licensed the Red Laser SDK for cataloging via barcodes. Also, the program allows you to export your collection via CSV file, although it doesn't export all of the info.

So far, I've been happy with the program. They update it fairly regularly.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/icoll...ign-mpt=uo%3D6
Now this sounds more along the lines of what I was thinking an iphone app should do. I'll have to check that out.
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I've been using Delicious Library (for my Mac/iPhone).
i'm using Delicious Library on my imac to catalogue my books and CDs but i didn't know that i could export my collection to the iphone - how do you do that please?
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i'm using Delicious Library on my imac to catalogue my books and CDs but i didn't know that i could export my collection to the iphone - how do you do that please?
You have to 'find' the Delicious Library program. They had to remove it because Amazon whined about them using their database. It's out there if on the internet...
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Not only that, it's $10 per media type just to sync to? Am I missing something here?
It's $10 for the movie software. There's different software for video games, music, books, comics.
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Do any of the apps discussed work with Droid/Google phones?
(Not to offend the iPhone/Apple-philes, I just didn't want to start a new thread. )
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Originally Posted by Michael Corvin View Post
Just from some quick reading Collectorz kinda defeats the purpose of an iphone. So you buy a scanner and keep track of everything on the PC? I'm holding an iphone capable of scanning and keeping track of everything. Not only that, it's $10 per media type just to sync to? Am I missing something here?



Now this sounds more along the lines of what I was thinking an iphone app should do. I'll have to check that out.
Not to be argumentative, though I usually am, but I would rather have an app be home computer based, with the ability to access my list remotely. I dont really see the need to enter in a title to the collection when I am not at home with access to my computer. In fact, the only time that a title that I have paid for is not in my databse is the time between when I pay for it, and when I get it home. I cant really think of a time where I would want to input a title away from my computer, but maybe that is just me.

To top it off, if I did go to an iPhone only app for database management I would have to reenter the entire collection, which is a pain in and of itself, but many of my titles dont have barcodes to scan, due to the use of custom covers.
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Re: DVD collection apps for itouch/phone?

sweet, iMovies works great just to see my DVDProfiler collection. They changed the name to "My Movies Rack" now.

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