Suggestion's needed -> Best DVD Database Software??

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  1. ReaganG

    ReaganG Agent

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    Hey,

    I have been looking at cataloging my DVD collection, but so far, the DVD programs I have looked at(briefly) didn't look like winners.

    Anyone use a program that they love and would actually suggest it for other people? Or are you stuck using the same old one because you already have logged in 300+ DVDs and don't wanna have to switch? Let me know if you hate a program, love it, etc. Any input will help me immensely! And that good karma will come back to you in the form of a DeepDiscountDVD sale . . . you just gotta wait for it a little longer . . .

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Wezzo

    Wezzo Second Unit

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    DVDSpot and DVDAficionado are both good online ones, each allowing you to submit titles not already in their database; if you want an offline one, the popular DVDProfiler application is a good bet.
     
  3. nolesrule

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    DVDSpot is fine for an online one and it has some neat statistics, but the problem with web-based is you never know when the website will disappear.

    I use DVDProfiler. The database is populated by users, but if the company ever shuts down, you can still add your own profiles in the future without the central database, so there is no worry about the program becoming useless. And if you want an online version of your collection, they have a simple one, or if you have php/MySQL web hosting, you can use one of a handful of php scripts that use DVDProfiler's XML export.
     
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    I use DVDSpot. I find it alot better than DVD Profiler.
     
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    DVDProfiler for me - its easy and informative.
     
  7. Gord Lacey

    Gord Lacey Cinematographer

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    And if you're on a Mac then there's really only one good one; Delicious Library. It does DVDs, CDs, Books and Video Games, and you can easily enter the titles into the database by scanning the barcode on the box with a webcam. It looks up the title on Amazon.com and pulls in the information, so it lacks some of the specific DVD info you get with other problems.

    Gord
     
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    DVD Profiler is a winner for me. As mentioned, it's good both online and offline.

    Down there, in my signature, is the link to my collection, fully up to date as of today.

    Harry
     
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    I forgot to mention that in addition to the php/MySQL scripts that make use of the DVDProfiler XML export file, so do some advanced home automation and home theater applications, such as HomeSeer, MainLobby and a few others which I can't think of off the top of my head.
     

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