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Veranderingen voor v9.2.2 - v9.2.3

  • Fixed:
  • Main Screen:
  • It was only possible to drag and drop multiple albums when dragging the top one of the selection.
  • Selection status in the status bar at the bottom would sometimes show wrong or no information.
  • Edit Movie: using next/previous the main screen details view wasn't showing the right movie while in Images View or Cover Flow.
  • Edit multiple movies would reset the name of the first disc.
  • Export to text: exported file was UTF8-encoded instead of Unicode.
  • Vee Nine/Metro Templates: Episode wasn't clickable when its link was filled in.
  • Update Automatically: cancelling the Update Automatically Settings screen will now also cancel the update itself.



Veranderingen voor v9.2.1 - v9.2.2

  • Improvements:
  • Add Movies Automatically:
  • Search button is now located right next to the Title and Barcode boxes.
  • All templates: YouTube trailers are now embedded using HTML5 iframe instead of Flash, which makes the videos start faster and solves many Flash-related problems.
  • Tweaked all out-of-the-box default settings (only relevant for fresh installs)
  • Fixed:
  • "Floating point division by zero" could occur when interacting with the Details Panel, like scrolling, starting a trailer, opening an image, playing a movie file, etc...
  • For some users, these floating point errors even occurred on startup. ( the problem was/is caused by a bug in IE, but we've been able to work around it now )
  • Various problems related to CLZ Cloud syncing.



Veranderingen voor v9.1.4 - v9.2.1

  • New: Improved cloud syncing features:
  • The Connect cloud storage (and Sync & Share) is now called "CLZ Cloud". (the Connect online cataloging software will still be called "Connect")
  • Usage of the CLZ Cloud (previously called Sync & Share) is now FREE for everyone. (Sync & Share was only free for users with a Movie Collector PRO license).
  • Custom cover images are now synced down from the CLZ Cloud.
  • Use the "Upload Image" option in the CLZ Cloud menu or right-click menu to upload your own cover image to the CLZ Cloud.
  • More fields are now synced up to and down from CLZ Cloud:
  • Original Title
  • Title Extension
  • Quantity
  • Number of Discs
  • Storage Device
  • Storage Slot
  • (CLZ Movies for iOS will be updated soon with the same changes, so that you can sync all of the above fields, plus custom images, to your iPhone and iPad)
  • Fixed:
  • Main Screen: Incremental search in the folder panel didn't work.
  • CLZ Cloud syncing: different sort titles weren't detected as change.



Veranderingen voor v9.1.3 - v9.1.4

  • Fixed:
  • Ejecting discs in the Centurion CD Carousel wasn't working.
  • Edit Movie: Settings button on the Images tab was opening the wrong settings.



Veranderingen voor v9.1.2 - v9.1.3

  • Fixed:
  • Update Automatically: sometimes actor image links would disappear.
  • Main Screen: sorting on IMDB rating was very slow.
  • Quick Search: cast and crew names weren't always searched correctly depending on the "Show Names as Last Name, First Name" option.
  • Edit Lists: ID column was never showing values.
  • Templates: movie poster or backdrop weren't showing when movie had no links.



Veranderingen voor v9.0.6 - v9.1.2

  • Fixed:
  • Add Movies Automatically always opened to barcode tab
  • New:
  • Integrated support for our CLZ Barry wireless barcode scanner app.
  • When using CLZ Barry with Movie Collector, you don't need the "Buddy for Barry" software anymore. In other words, Buddy is now integrated into Movie Collector.
  • Connect with CLZ Barry right from Movie Collector's main toolbar and from the Add Movies Automatically screen ("By Barcode" tab).
  • CLZ Barry is available for iPhone, iPad and Android. More information: http://www.clz.com/barry/
  • Fully configurable Update Movies Automatically feature:
  • When Updating Movies with the central online movie database, you can now configure how the update should handle your current data.
  • Choose from:
  • "Leave as is"
  • "Update empty fields only"
  • "Replace current data"
  • These options are available for:
  • Front Cover
  • Back Cover
  • Backdrop
  • Movie Poster
  • Cast
  • Crew
  • Cast/Crew images/URLs
  • Episode List
  • Trailer Links
  • Add/Update Automatically settings moved to Tools / Options screen
  • All settings for Adding and Updating Movies Automatically can now be found in the Tools / Options screen, on the Add/Update tab.
  • This tab can also be reached like before, using the little gears button on the top right of the Add Movies Automatically screen.
  • Fixed:
  • Import from text wasn't fully Unicode compliant.
  • Edit Movie:
  • Access Violation after adding a cast member using the "Insert" key.
  • After removing an episode, it did not automatically select another episode.
  • It was possible to add empty cast members which would cause weird effects.
  • Main Screen:
  • Plot and Notes now show up correctly in tree and list.
  • File menu short cuts weren't working.
  • Details Panel wasn't updated when switching from an empty folder to a non-empty folder
  • Searching for boxset barcode using quick search didn't return any results.
  • Editing column fields in Contents View didn't work properly
  • Incremental search in the folder panel didn't work.
  • Loan Manager: Sorting on the Title column wasn't using the Sort Titles.



Veranderingen voor v9.0.5 - v9.0.6

  • Improvements:
  • Several performance improvements in the main screen.
  • New setting "Show Sort Titles in Movie List" in Tools / Options.
  • When checked, the Sort Title is shown *andused for "incremental search".
  • New Country and Language icons are now included with the program and
  • used as folder icons in when using Country or Language as the folder field.
  • Templates:
  • Country and Language icons are now used in templates (inc. Vee Eight).
  • For long Plots, a "show more" link is now shown to expand the Plot.
  • The Metro template now includes a "Backdrop" style.
  • Fixes:
  • Expected String '<' error followed by other errors at startup
  • Main Screen:
  • Dragging and dropping items in tree wasn't always changing values properly.
  • Filter and selection status bar (at bottom) wasn't always updated correctly.
  • Edit Movie:
  • Adding a cast member and then adding the name by using the '...' button didn't add it to the cast grid.
  • Episode: "Could not convert variant type (null)" errors when editing cast.
  • Add Movie Files: Original "scanned" title was used even after editing it.
  • Printing:
  • Printing a list would still add a blank page at the end.
  • Table template didn't fit ten movies on one page any more.
  • MCE: MCE app wasn't installed properly on Vista machines due to new MS gacutil tool not being backward compatible



Veranderingen voor v9.0.4 - v9.0.5

  • Improvements:
  • Tools / Options screen now has a setting to disable the new Collectorz Skin. Useful for users who want to have their own colors or Aero themes etc...
  • Fixes:
  • Images View / Classic mode:
  • last thumb wasn't showing
  • Thumb was disappearing when using Next and Previous in Edit Movie
  • Main Screen:
  • After "Regenerate Thumbs" selection would always jump to first movie
  • When changing a filter the Images View didn't refresh.
  • After adding a movie without cover the placeholder thumbnail wasn't generated
  • Clicking the Bars or Pie parts of the Statistics panel didn't select thecorresponding folder in the tree (only happened in 3 panel mode)
  • The tree panel didn't have mouse-over texts for values wider thanthe column they appeared in.
  • Filtering: selection wasn't always restored properly when using filters.
  • Edit Movie:
  • Cast & Crew: Up/Down buttons were not always properly enabled/disabled.
  • Edit episode: moving crew members up or down didn't work
  • Printing:
  • Preview was always showing all, now just shows a small number of movies.
  • Printing a list would always add a blank page at the end
  • Connect Syncing / Export to CLZ Movies:
  • Question marks were stripped and replaced by "-".
  • Syncing with Connect resulted in "gibberish" for users with "non-english" regional settings.
  • Templates:
  • Mouse over hint text for Episode Seen It icons now also includes date and seen where information



Veranderingen voor v8.3.2 - v9.0.4

  • Improvements:
  • Virtual Shelves: Performance optimizations to make this view load faster, especially when images are stored on a network drive.
  • (this changes does require another "regenerate thumbnails" on startup, sorry!)
  • Folder and Movie List panels: nows load faster in situations where 1 or more list item images are missing (missing images could cause extreme slowness).
  • Fixes:
  • Add/Update Movies Automatically:
  • Add/Update Automatically resulted in "gibberish" as search results for users with "non-english" regional settings.
  • Core for Movies / Report Missing Barcode: after reporting a missing barcode the Add Auto screen switched to the "by Title" tab, causing weird problems.
  • Main Screen:
  • Search didn't work while in Images View.
  • "List Index Out of Bounds" errors after searching in Images View.
  • Customize Toolbar: some commands (like the Filter button) were not available in the Customize screen. Now you can put any button on the bar.
  • After changing a cover image using Find Cover or drag&drop, the Details Panels wasn't refreshed correctly, plus the selection was lost.
  • Sorting: Movie titles with leading non-standard characters were sorted at the end of the list which is non-standard Windows behavior.
  • Quick Search: after clearing the quick search box, the selection was lost.
  • Editing:
  • More "Could not convert variant type (null)" errors when editing cast.
  • Using the Next or Previous buttons could still cause Access Violations.
  • Using the Next or Previous buttons sometimes caused the main screen Details Panel to trail one movie behind.
  • Export to CLZ Movies:
  • Update mode didn't work anymore (always caused a full "Replace").
  • Printing:
  • Row shading didn't show up on the printed page.
  • "Field id has no XML tagname" error when printing (or exporting) lists.
  • Templates:
  • Local images for actor heads didn't show a large popup when clicked



Veranderingen voor v8.2.3 - v8.3.2

  • Fixed:
  • "Division by zero" errors in various situations (during Export to CLZ Movies, Export to HTML, Connect syncing, etc...).
  • Version 8.3 build 1 (October 26, 2012):
  • New:
  • Compatibility with the upcoming CLZ Movies 2.0 for iOS.
  • Fixed:
  • Edit movie: when updating movie it would only update the movie details, but not the edition details.
  • Languages:
  • New Brasilian Portuguese language support, thanks Rogerio Dias!



Veranderingen voor v8.2.2 - v8.2.3

  • Fixed:
  • Add/Link Movie Files: Changes to movie titles got lost when adding.
  • Add Movies Automatically: After filling in the "Barcode not found" screen a "Cannot focus a disabled or invisible window" error appeared.



Veranderingen voor v8.1.1 - v8.2.2

  • Fixed:
  • Add Movies Automatically:
  • If the screen opened on "by Barcode" it wasn't possible to switch to "by Title". Also entering barcodes didn't work properly in this case.
  • After filling in title, then switching to barcode it wasn't possible to add or search barcodes any more
  • Various automatic "active entry box" issues.
  • Improved Update File Links screen
  • Update/repair your file links (e.g. after moving files) with the redesigned Update File Links screen (in Tools / Maintenance)
  • Simplified user interface, just use either the Automatic or the Manual button to indicate the new file locations, then click Update to "make it so".
  • The "Automatic" system is now more intelligent in dealing with non-unique filenames. It now also uses the containing folder names for matching.
  • New "Manual" method for just replacing the old base folder with a new one.
  • New "File Type" filter
  • Re-Designed Loan Manager
  • Complete re-design of the Loan Manager screen.
  • Two panel design with separate Outstanding Loans and Loan History panels.
  • The new Loan Manager is now the central place to return *and* loan movies. Use the switch at the top to switch between separate Loan and Return modes.
  • Over-due movies are clearly indicated at the top and in red.
  • Improved barcode scanner support:
  • Scanners can now be used to return and loan movies.
  • Batch scanning support (e.g. with the OPN-2001, Flic or CLZ Barry).
  • Automatic overdue notifications when starting Movie Collector.
  • Improved Add Movies Automatically screen
  • The two main Add methods (by Title / by Barcode) are now split over two separate tab-pages, resulting in a cleaner and simpler layout.
  • Edit Movie screen:
  • New calendar tool for easier entry of date fields, plus an easy button to set a date field to today's date.
  • Fixed:
  • Sync down from connect: Next Index wasn't updated after down sync
  • Backdrops: backdrop images with non-standard characters in the file path did not work (showed a white background instead).



Veranderingen voor v8.0.5 - v8.1.1

  • New: Cover Flow view
  • * The Cover Flow is a 3rd viewing option, next to List and Images.
  • * Browse through your movies by cover image, in a cool looking 3D image browser.
  • Media Center:
  • - Use any external movie player by setting the external player path (and optional arguments) in Tools / Options / MCE
  • Fixed:
  • - Main screen: After editing an item, the list's scroll position wasn't restored correctly to where it was before the edit action.
  • - Templates:
  • - Empty Imdb rating was still showing as 0.0
  • - Episode "Seen It" icon was only showing with the software set to English
  • - Loan Dates were not displayed correctly in Details, Print and Export.
  • - Export Details template was showing broken image for Episode "Seen It" field
  • - Edit Movie: .mkv, .iso, .m4v now recognized as movie files
  • - Add/Link Movie Files:
  • - Access Violation could occur when checking or unchecking "Hide Linked Files"
  • - Checking "Hide Linked Files" didn't hide files linked as episodes
  • - Update File Links didn't take Episode movie files into account



Veranderingen voor v8.0.4 - v8.0.5

  • Fixed:
  • Templates:
  • Backdrops: When using IE8 AND having backdrop images stored on a UNC network path, a white background was shown instead of the backdrop image.
  • Backdrops: When the backdrop file path contained an apostrophe ('), the default blue logo background was shown instead of backdrop image.
  • Backdrops: In some cases, when using a Quick Search, the hiliting of the search word caused the backdrop to change into a white background.
  • IMDb button was also showing when IMDb number was not filled in.
  • IMDb Rating wasn't properly showing 2 digits ("7.0" instead of "7")
  • The display of episode level Seen It values is now more subtle, using a small "eye" image, and only shown when Seen It equals YES.
  • Font size of Notes field was too large in several places.
  • Episode list nows looks better for TV Series with just titles filled in.
  • Update Automatically: "broken" Backdrop and Movie Poster file paths got cleared instead of updated to a new backdrop/poster image.
  • Add/Update Movies: maximum number of musicians to download was ignored
  • Search: It wasn't possible to filter on Trailer URLs or Trailer File Links
  • Search: Filtering on rating "less than" or "greater than" wasn't working
  • Add/Link Movie Files: Field Defaults weren't properly set when adding files as new movies
  • Edit Multiple: Cast and Crew tab was showing as empty instead of being hidden
  • Now really fixed: Focus problems while adding Cast or Crew members manually.



Veranderingen voor v8.0.3 - v8.0.4

  • Movie Backdrops:
  • Backdrops are now downloaded automatically when adding new movies with the Add Movies Automatically screen.
  • Use Update Movies Automatically to download Backdrops for your existing entries in batch.
  • Want a different or hi-res Backdrop? Use the Find Backdrop screen to get it.
  • "Backdrop" template is now one of the styles for the V8 template and the default style too. ( yes, we should have thought of that earlier :-) )
  • When showing Backdrops in the Details View, they will automatically "fit" to the width of the details panel (requires IE9 to be installed!)
  • New Search Setting to switch automatic Backdrop downloading On/Off
  • Fixed: Some backdrops didn't work because the Find Backdrop screen could result in invalid Backdrop filenames (if you encountered this, just use the fixed Find Backdrop screen to correct the problem entries).
  • Add/Update Automatically:
  • New settings to limit the number of Musician and Cinematography entries
  • Fixed:
  • Templates:
  • IMDb Rating is now always displayed with 2 digits ("7.0" instead of "7")
  • Removed the white border that was drawn around the Format, Region and Audience Rating images (border is now included *in* the images).
  • The IMDb fields no longer float to the right if the movie title is long.
  • Features data appears now in full width in the details view.
  • Trailer and Full Cover templates did not follow font size changes.
  • Rare Access Violations in Find Cover/Poster/Backdrop screen.
  • Movie Collector MCE viewer still froze when scrolling in Cover Flow view.
  • Annoying focus problems while adding Cast or Crew members manually.
  • "Invalid Field" error when dragging movies between Storage Device folders.
  • Edit Movie: a "Cannot focus a disabled or invisible window" error could occur when scanning a barcode with the OPN or Flic scanner



Veranderingen voor v8.0.2 - v8.0.3

  • Added:
  • New "Backdrop" template:
  • - Automatically uses your selected Backdrop images as the template background
  • - Designed for optimal readability of texts on various background colors
  • New Audio Track images:
  • - Audio Track display in templates now use the new List Item Image system
  • - 33 new Audio Track images are now included with the program
  • Fixed:
  • - Movie Collector MCE plugin wasn't working on Windows Vista at all.
  • - Export to CLZ Movies for Android didn't work
  • (Android app reported "Data processing failed" message during processing)
  • - Update Movies Automatically: Crash with empty error box when having
  • the "Download Movie Posters" setting switched off.
  • - V8 Template:
  • - Episode-level Seen It data was not displayed in V8 template. Now it is.
  • - Region icons only showed for first Region. Now it shows all regions.
  • - Plot font wasn't resizing
  • - List Item Images:
  • - Auto-scaling to 16x16 didn't always work correctly.
  • - Installer could overwrite user-replaced list item images.
  • - Downloading of episode cast/crew was ignoring the cast/crew download settings.
  • - Importing from another database would cause the program to crash.



Veranderingen voor v8.0.1 - v8.0.2

  • Fixed:
  • Format icons got lot on some systems (because of an installer bug the new list item images were not installled when upgrading from a previous version)
  • Update Automatically: Updating episodes could overwrite existing data
  • Update Automatically: existing IMDb Ratings could be overwritten with "0"
  • Edit Episode: Move Crew Up/Down button were operating the wrong way around
  • Maintenance / Update File Links did not include the new Poster and Backdrop files
  • Maintenance / Update File Links incorrectly listed online trailers as missing
  • Details View: Names of discs other than the first disc were not displaying



Veranderingen voor v7.1.6 - v8.0.1

  • Version 8.0 build 1 (July 12, 2011):
  • More and better automatic data for movies:
  • * Automatically download IMDb ratings.
  • * Movie Trailers
  • - Automatically download YouTube links for movie trailers.
  • - Play embedded YouTube movie trailers inside the Details Panel.
  • * Movie Posters
  • - New field Movie Poster on Edit Movie / Images.
  • - Automatically download the movie poster when adding movies.
  • - Use the Find Movie Poster screen to find movie posters online.
  • * Movie Backdrops:
  • - New field Backdrop on Edit Movie / Images.
  • - Use the Find Backdrop screen to find backdrops on TMDb (themoviedb.org)
  • - MCE viewer automatically uses selected backdrop image as the wallpaper.
  • * Better and more plot summaries in English.
  • * New: plot summaries in other languages: French, German, Dutch and Spanish.
  • * New in Add Movies Automatically screen:
  • - "Data Language" setting that controls the language of the Plot summary
  • and other fields (e.g. Genre, Format, etc...): Choose from:
  • English, French, German, Spanish and Dutch.
  • * Automatic TMDb (themoviedb.org) website links.
  • More and better automatic data for TV Series and their episodes:
  • * New episode-level fields in Movie Collector:
  • - Episode Crew
  • - Episode Guest Cast
  • - Episode Website link (URL)
  • - Episode Image URL
  • - Episode IMDb Number
  • - Link to local movie file
  • - Seen It, Seen When, Seen Where
  • * More TV Series are now available in the online database.
  • * For many TV Series the online database now delivers:
  • - Episode Titles
  • - Episode First Air Dates
  • - Episode Plot summaries
  • - Episode Runtime
  • - Episode Writer
  • - Episode Director
  • - Episode Guest Cast
  • - Episode Image (as URL to image on Collectorz.com server)
  • * New in Add Movie Files feature:
  • - Link movies files to Episodes in batch
  • * New in Add Movies Automatically screen:
  • - Special "TV Series Only" mode for Title searches
  • - In this mode, the Search Results will only list the main season entries
  • that have all the new episode data, resulting a cleaner results list.
  • * Edit Movie: Episodes/Features tab:
  • - Disc tabs can now be renamed.
  • - Order of Disc tabs can now be changed by dragging and dropping the tabs.
  • New: Customizable images for all pick list items:
  • * Set your own image for any list item, e.g. for Formats, Audience Ratings...
  • - Set a 16x16 image that will appear in the tree and list on main screen.
  • - Set a larger template image for use in Details View templates.
  • * Movie Collector now comes with 92 included pick list images that are
  • automatically used in the tree, list and Details Panel templates, for:
  • - Formats
  • - Regions
  • - Audience Ratings
  • Improved layout of Edit Movie screen
  • * Clearer separation of movie data, edition-specific data and personal data
  • * "Main" tab is now the "Movie" tab, with movie information only
  • * All edition-specific data (Format, Barcode, etc...) is now on the Edition tab
  • * The main personal fields (status, index, quantity, rating) are now in a
  • "sticky" panel at the bottom, which is available on all tabs
  • New V8 templates for Details View and Add Auto Preview
  • * More prominent display of IMDb link and IMDb rating
  • * Format, Region and Audience Rating are now shown with images (see above)
  • * Embedded YouTube movie trailers
  • * Detailed listing of TV Series episodes with:
  • Title, Runtime, First Airdate, IMDb link, Play button, Director, Writer,
  • Guest Cast, Episode Image and Plot summary.
  • * V8 template is available in 8 styles:
  • - Blue, Black, White and Green, all with Micky or Logo background
  • * New "Trailers" template for playing embedded YouTube movie trailers
  • * Updated Movie Collector MCE viewer:
  • - Now uses selected backdrop as wallpaper on movie page (if available)
  • - New Episode pages for episode lists and their play movie links
  • * New startup "splash" screen featuring Micky



Veranderingen voor v7.1.5 - v7.1.6

  • Fixed:
  • DVD-R icon not showing and missing from templates
  • Add Movie Files: adding movie files could cause Access Violations
  • Fast mouse clicks in the main screen could hang the program



Veranderingen voor v7.1.4 - v7.1.5

  • Improved Add Movies Automatically screen:
  • - Title Search Results are now presented in a "tree panel", making it easier to find the correct movie. "Expand" a movie entry to see the various editions.
  • Added:
  • - DVD-R icon (used for formats DVDR, DVD-R or DVD+R)
  • Fixed:
  • - Printing: My Rating fields wasn't printed
  • - Templates: Box set covers didn't were not properly aligned in Full Details Classic
  • - Add/Link Movie Files:
  • - Default values added to Lookup lists when adding movies from movie files
  • - Cancelling addition of movie already in collection it would still seem to update and add
  • - Adding movie files with the auto increment for index values turned off the index values were still incremented
  • - If scanning from folder names each movie file would end up in a separate movie even when in the same folder



Veranderingen voor v7.1.3 - v7.1.4

  • Improved: Stats in main screen
  • "Pie Chart" and "Bar Chart" tabs are now integrated into one "Statistics" tab.
  • New: Lock button to lock tab to "Details" (for users who don't like the stats).
  • Statistics screen is now fully integrated in main screen, including all view settings (field selection, pie/bar, sorting, color style, 3D, print).
  • New: Lock button to lock field and pie/bar to your favorite settings.
  • "old" Tools / Statistics screen is replaced by Tools / Database Totals.
  • Pie Charts: Several changes to avoid overlapping labels
  • Cosmetic: one line labels, longer label "legs", smaller margins, etc..
  • Grouping: Pie parts smaller than 3% are now added to the "Other" pie part
  • export to CLZ Movies mobile apps:
  • Better error handling for exporting over Wi-Fi
  • Included direct FAQ links for each specific problem that may occur
  • Sync with Connect:
  • New: "Update Details" button that pops up a report of the reasons why entries are listed as Updates. This should help to resolve problems with entries that keep popping up as Updates.
  • Fixed:
  • Add Movies Automatically: when the "Do not retrieve character names" option was checked in the Search Settings the maximum Actors size setting would be ignored.



Veranderingen voor v7.1.2 - v7.1.3

  • Fixed:
  • Add Movies Automatically: queue shown/hidden wasn't remembered correctly
  • Export to CLZ Movies: thumbnail wasn't always exported with correct size
  • Find cover: searching a cover for a movie without format would cause an Access Violation
  • Add Movie Files: empty popup would appear after adding files
  • Options Screen: "Show Collection Status indicator in list" check box had disappeared
  • DVD Profiler import: Format types and Features were not always recognized



Veranderingen voor v7.0.3 - v7.1.2

  • Fixed:
  • Link/Update Movie: some buttons didn't have a caption
  • Movie Collector MCE: several lookuplists appeared empty



Veranderingen voor v7.0.2 - v7.0.3

  • Find Cover Image Screen: Access Violation when searching for covers



Veranderingen voor v7.0.1 - v7.0.2

  • Add/Link Movie Files
  • Improved support for DVD rips: video_ts folder and .ifo/.vob files
  • Now also recognizes '.m4v', '.dvr-ms','.wtv' and '.iso' files
  • Fixed:
  • Play Movie Files button disappeared from toolbar in some cases
  • Edit Rating popup could appear (partly) outside the screen
  • Incremental search required insane typing speeds
  • Several issues when sizing the panels in the main screen.
  • Add Movies Automatically: using the "Do not retrieve character names" setting resulted in Access Violations
  • Edit Multiple : It wasn't possible to edit Language and Country fields
  • Statistics screen: white labels were not visible on printed output
  • DVD Profiler import: Format types DVD, HD DVD and Blue Ray were not recognized
  • Templates: some texts were ignoring font size changes
  • Classic templates weren't showing 10 star ratings yet
  • Templates : Image links were showing below each other instead of side by side
  • Some labels in Compact Classic templates were too big



Veranderingen voor v6.6.1 - v6.6.2

  • Add Movies Automatically:
  • New pop-up for failed barcode searches, requesting the full Title information for our online database. Help us recognize more barcodes.
  • Search Settings: new "Include Links" setting to select which web-links you want included in your movie entries (select from five Amazon sites, MovieMeter.nl and FilmAmora.com)
  • Search Settings: new "Preferred Data Language" setting for controlling the language of Plots, Genres, Formats, etc... currently only English, Dutch and Spanish are available.
  • Fixed:
  • Export to iPhone: problems detecting your device, after updating Bonjour
  • Connect Synching: in some cases, the same movies kept appearing as "updates"



Veranderingen voor v6.5.1 - v6.6.1

  • Movie Collector viewer for Vista/Win7 MCE:
  • New Tiles view: based on Wall view, but without the movie info popup
  • New Fields:
  • - Location
  • - Storage Device and Storage Slot
  • - Seen It status
  • New Search option on Seen It field
  • Improved usability when using a mouse:
  • - Moved the Play button to a fully clickable area
  • - Moved several elements to avoid overlapping with Media Center top-bar
  • Fixed:
  • - Edit Movie: Prices could be updated to wrong value when using next or previous



Veranderingen voor v6.4.1 - v6.5.1

  • Syncing Up TO Connect:
  • The following fields will now be uploaded from your local data when up-syncing AND are now editable as "user fields" in Connect :
  • Format
  • Genres
  • Fixed: Several situations could cause unnecessary update actions
  • Upload your own cover images to Connect:
  • After syncing UP, you can now also upload the Cover Images for movies that don't have a cover image in Connect yet.
  • You can now also upload your own cover image on the Edit Movie page in Movie Collector Connect, using the Browse (or Choose File) and Upload buttons.
  • Syncing Down FROM Connect, improvements to prevent unwanted changes to local data:
  • Extra "Are you sure?" question before syncing down.
  • New layout of Sync screen, with a BIG Upload button and a small Download button.
  • Syncing down will never clear fields / make fields empty
  • Syncing down will never update or add to existing local data values, EXCEPT when the local field is still empty. For example: no Genres will be added to existing lists, Titles, Studios, Release Dates, Running Time, etc.. will not be overwritten.
  • For Personal fields (purchase data, notes, rating, etc...) full syncing will be maintained.
  • Syncing down will never un-link movies
  • Linking:
  • The question box "You have unlinked movies. Do you want to link them now?" how has a "Never ask for these movies again" checkbox.
  • Link Screen: When using "Search All" all exact ISBN matches are now linked automatically (and removed from the queue)
  • If you upload unlinked movies, Connect will try to auto-link them by barcode.
  • After linking, the program does not auto-update the linked movies anymore, preventing unexpected (and possibly unwanted) data additions to your local entries.
  • Fixed:
  • Add Movies Automatically: Search Results panel said "No results" during search. Now says "Searching".
  • Export to Clz Movies for iPhone / iPod Touch: Update didn't work in some cases and could result in an incorrect collection on the device
  • Edit Movie: when new carousels got listed in the drop down their corresponding items were not given a display name
  • Printing: loaner email and address values weren't printed
  • My Movies Import wasn't always importing all movies from My Movies xml



Veranderingen voor v6.3.2 - v6.4.1

  • Export to Clz Movies for iPhone / iPod Touch:
  • Support for Clz Movies 1.1
  • New "Update" option, for exporting updates only as opposed to exporting the entire database every time)
  • New "Intended Changes" screen for viewing and selecting updates.
  • Extra exported data:
  • Index
  • Location
  • Storage Device and Slot
  • Edition
  • Notes
  • Episode list
  • Fixed:
  • Connect Syncing: '[<>]' appearing in Sort Title field
  • Add/Update automatically: Region details weren't downloaded correctly
  • Languages:
  • Updated Czech language support, thanks Marek Hron!
  • Updated Hungarian language support, thanks Cedomir Doresic!
  • Updated German language support, thanks Klaus Elsbernd!



Veranderingen voor v6.3.1 - v6.3.2

  • Connect:
  • Protocol optimization and now also synchronizes sort title field
  • Fixed:
  • Edit Multiple could change the index fields to 0



Veranderingen voor v6.2.2 - v6.3.1

  • New: Synchronize with Movie Collector Connect:
  • What is Movie Collector Connect? See http://connect.collectorz.com/movies
  • Use the new Connect / Synchronize menu to upload your collection to Movie Collector Connect and host your collection on Collectorz.com servers
  • Then share your collection with friends, by just giving them a web-link
  • Browse your online collection from any online mobile device, including iPhone, iPod touch, Blackberry, Nokia phones, PDAs, etc..
  • Manage your collection (add or edit movies) using just a web-browser, from any Windows, Mac or Linux computer.
  • Download changes you made online back to your local Movie Collector database.
  • Sign up for a trial account here: http://connect.collectorz.com/register
  • Improved Movie Collector MCE Viewer:
  • Now supports PowerDVD8, PowerDVD9 and TotalMedia Theatre 3 as external players
  • Improved performance and load times
  • Improved handling of large databases
  • New Views: Wall and Vertical Text
  • Video View for Detail Page
  • Actor Search Page
  • Use up arrow to go to full screen mode from the Video Views. (on Video Text View use the right arrow)
  • Detail Page:
  • actor selection to list all of their movies
  • movie cover will now scale much larger.
  • MCE Fixes:
  • Crashes when using the mouse wheel on Movie Links
  • Custom Background issue for Vista 64 users.
  • Play button how immediately starts playing when there is only 1 movie link
  • Play All will no longer show ff the links contain a file that is not supported by a playlist
  • Fixed:
  • Add Automatically / Most popular: problems with blue "in collection" marking
  • iPhone Export: in some cases updates of cover images didn't get exported.



Veranderingen voor v6.2.1 - v6.2.2

  • Export to iPhone / iPod Touch
  • Fixed: For some databases only a subset of movies tranferred to Clz Movies (problem was caused by illegal characters in Plots)
  • Fixed: Connection problems, data transfer halting at 40%



Veranderingen voor v6.1.1 - v6.2.1

  • Export to iPhone / iPod Touch
  • Browse your movie collection on your iPhone or iPod Touch with the new Clz Movies app
  • Available in Apple AppStore for $9.99 (search the AppStore for "clz movies")
  • Use File | Export to iPhone / iPod Touch to transfer your data to the Clz Movies app (Requires Wi-Fi connection on your iPhone or iPod Touch, connecting to the same local network (LAN) that your Windows computer is in.)
  • Movie Collector MCE viewer:
  • New Page Transitions: Rotate, Popup, Bounce, Back and Forth
  • Now supports the MCE built-in Parental Controls settings (US only, as it requires the use of US audience ratings G, PG-13, R, NC-17 and NR)
  • Add/Update Movies Automatically:
  • Search Queue can now be sorted by clicking the column headers
  • Improved handling of scanned barcodes that contain extra scanned digits
  • Fixed: Screen didn't always close when "Auto-close" setting was checked (mainly in Update mode)
  • Fixed: Region filter wasn't always applied to the search results immediately
  • Fixed: Various problems when using the CueCat in "Search Now" mode
  • Languages:
  • Updated German language support, thanks Klaus Elsbernd!



Veranderingen voor v6.0.4 - v6.1.1

  • Screen Fonts:
  • Movie Collector screens look much better, because they now use the Windows system font (Segui on Vista, Tahoma on XP)
  • Don't like it? Then use Tools/ Options / Screen Font to choose your own font for all screens.
  • Want larger fonts for your lists? Just use Ctrl-PLUS and Ctrl-MINUS to increase/decrease the main screen font size (or View / Font Size).
  • Add Movies Automatically:
  • Improved Region Filter, now handles Blu-Ray A/B/C regions correctly
  • Fixed:
  • Opticon scanner was not detected correctly on some systems
  • Add/Update Automatically:
  • Update Automatically: Series entries were falsely marked as updated in some cases
  • Update Selected: updating selected movies from the main screen could result in an Access Violation
  • Link Movies would cause an Access Violation in folder mode
  • Add Anyway: adding a movie that already existed in the database could result in an Access Violation
  • Update selected added the movie instead of updating it
  • Edit Movie:
  • Duplicate entries in lookup list weren't handled properly
  • Languages:
  • Updated German language support, thanks Klaus Elsbernd!
  • Updated Polish language support, thanks Lukasz Jakubowski!



Veranderingen voor v6.0.3 - v6.0.4

  • Further refinements to the Add Movies Automatically screen:
  • Use the Add Selected button to add the selected result, without checking its checkbox
  • Use the Add Checked button to add the "checked" results (this button automatically replaces the Add Selected button as soon as you check a box)
  • bigger Show/Hide Queue button, to make it stand out more
  • he "Already in collection" message is now is a "Add it Anyway? Yes/No" popup
  • Several other cosmetic improvements
  • Improved Find Scanner function:
  • CueCat is now detected too
  • Detecting Flic scanner is now faster
  • Fixed:
  • Add Movies Automatically:
  • Access Violations when adding lots of movies in one session
  • Add Anyway wasn't always behaving correctly
  • In some situations, the cover images were downloaded twice
  • Export To HTML: Access Violation when selected Details Template was missing
  • Print Screen: Some of the settings weren't remembered correctly
  • Statistics Screen: Price totals were incorrect in some cases
  • Import From Text: Importing movies didn't increment the index field correctly



Veranderingen voor v6.0.2 - v6.0.3

  • Further improvements to the Add Movies Automatically screen:
  • Search by barcode: after searching, the (single) search result is now automatically selected, checked and shown in the Preview Panel, so you only have to hit Add to add the movie to your database.
  • Queue Mode:
  • While searching by barcode, the last completed queue entry now automatically gets selected and updated with the found movie title
  • You can now double-click a queue entry to perform a "Search Selected"
  • Fixed:
  • Movie Collector MCE: various problems playing movies



Veranderingen voor v6.0.1 - v6.0.2

  • Add Automatically:
  • New "Format" column in Search Results, useful for spotting Blu-Ray releases
  • Add Anyway button can now also be used to add movies
  • when "already in collection" message occurs
  • when there are results but not the correct one.
  • Fixed: Focus/Selection problems after Edit Search Criteria
  • Fixed: Focus/Selection problems after Remove
  • Fixed: When adding items with Add Anyway the Index value was not incremented
  • Fixed: Add Anyway button did not work in Search Now mode.
  • Fixed: Edit Movie, Links tab: Adding movie files did not work correctly
  • Tools / Options / User Templates: Browse button showed the wrong folder setting
  • MCE Viewer:
  • Viewer wasn't running on Vista 64 machines
  • Video View mode could freeze the viewer



Veranderingen voor v5.6.2 - v6.0.1

  • New Add Movies Automatically screen:
  • Now uses ONLY the (improved) Collectorz.com online movie database for movie information, DVD details and cover images (For clarity: it will NOT use IMDb anymore, or Amazon, DVD Empire, Adult or Gay DVD Empire, SendIt, DVD-Shop, Atlantic DVD or DVD FR.)
  • The new "single source" screen replaces both the Wizard and Advanced Mode screens and makes it much easier and quicker to add movies, just search, select your result (once) and click Add.
  • Or: select multiple results and add multiple movies from one search (e.g.: search for "die hard", select 4 movies and click Add to add em all)
  • Hide / Show Search Queue button to switch between "Search Now" and "Add to Queue" mode
  • Edit searches in Queue with new Edit Search Criteria screen (right-click menu). (This replaces the confusing Update in Queue system)
  • New "Add Anyway" button to add a movie anyway when no results are found, automatically using the Barcode or Title you already entered for the search.
  • New multi-column Search Results panel, with separate Title, Year, Barcode, Region, Cover Yes/No columns
  • New "New Releases" tab page, showing the latest DVD and Blu-Ray releases, just select one (or more!) and click Add.
  • New "Most Popular" tab page, showing last week's most popular movies, including theatrical releases. Select and Add, no searching needed.
  • Improved Collectorz.com source:
  • Now delivers larger cover images (600px high instead of 400px)
  • Highly improved barcode coverage because the Collectorz.com server now uses Amazon "on the back-end" to get data and images for barcodes that are not recognized using its own database.
  • Now delivers more edition specific front covers, because in case the Collectorz.com database misses the front cover, it automatically gives you the cover available at Amazon.
  • Further improvements to the Region 1 barcode coverage because the server automatically uses hometheatherinfo.com's excellent Region 1 DVD List for barcodes that are not recognized using the Collectorz.com database or Amazon.
  • Delivered movie data now includes IMDb Number, IMDb link and Amazon link
  • Improved performance: upgraded server hardware makes searches lightning fast.
  • Improved Movie Collector MCE viewer:
  • New views:
  • Thumbnail Flow, Slide Show
  • Video Views: browse your collection while a movie is playing
  • Screensaver : automatic movie cover slide show
  • Improved Play Movie feature
  • Use PowerDVD for playing DVDs and Blu-Ray discs
  • Play ISO's using either Daemon Tools Lite or Virtual Clone Drive
  • Quick Jump: use the keyboard in any view to jump to a movie
  • Smoother navigation:
  • Change Views and keep the same movie focused
  • Smooth page transitions, choose from: Slide, Fade, Zoom or Matrix
  • Improved overall performance
  • New Themes: Transparent and Custom (select your own background image)
  • use Play button or Ctrl key to show the onscreen keyboard (instead of "K")
  • Printing:
  • New Print screen with improved layout, making it more logical and easier to use, especially when printing simple lists
  • Improved support for barcode scanners
  • Added support for the Opticon OPN-2001 laser scanner
  • Improved support for the Microvision Flic laser scanner
  • Improved support for the CueCat scanner
  • Fixed:
  • Export to HTML: Browser title bar wasn't showing the movie title
  • Main Screen: Folder view on features would result in error 'Invalid Field "Features" when dragging and dropping
  • MyMovies import was not properly handling special characters
  • Edit movie:
  • Episodes and features tab: dragging and dropping an episode could result in an 'index out of bounds' error
  • links tab: VOB files were not converted into the corresponding IFO file when dragging and dropping
  • DVD Profiler import: "storage device" and "slot" were not imported properly
  • Filter screen: Boolean conditions weren't remembering the comparison operator properly
  • Filter screen and presets were not available in read-only mode



Veranderingen voor v5.6.1 - v5.6.2

  • Vista 64: Using the Images tab caused 'List Index out of bounds' error and Access Violations
  • Vista 64: Details View templates did not show CSS background images
  • For some movie file types, the play links in the Details View didn't work
  • Corrupted user settings XML files could cause Range Check Error and Access Violations
  • SendIt.com script stopped working due to their website changes
  • My Movies import problems related to the encoding of special characters
  • Movie Collector: various problems when there were duplicate Index values in the database.



Veranderingen voor v5.5.3 - v5.6.1

  • Movie Collector MCE improvements:
  • Vista only:
  • Choose between two themes: Black and Vista Blue (use Tools / Options / MCE in Movie Collector)
  • Movie Details page: Select cover to make it flip around and show the Back Cover
  • Improved mouse support
  • XP:
  • Now also includes movie links to play movies directly
  • Standard vs Pro: these features are now PRO-only: (all owners of a v5 Standard license will get a FREE Pro Upgrade)
  • Filter screen
  • Saving Column, Sort Order and Folder field sets
  • Statistics screen
  • Changing Field Names
  • User Defined Fields
  • User Defined Credit Roles
  • Fixed:
  • Main Screen: Clearing the quick search would apply current filter instead of not filtering at all
  • Filter Screen: An Anywhere condition could cause an Access Violation in some cases



Veranderingen voor v5.5.2 - v5.5.3

  • Movie Collector MCE:
  • When multiple movie files are linked to a movie, the Play button in MCE now lets you select a file
  • Several performance improvements, especially noticable on large collections
  • Fixed: data loading issues on Vista 64
  • Fixed:
  • Main Screen:
  • Sizes of classic sceen layout weren't always restored correctly after start up
  • Tree behaviour could be mixed up in some layouts after start up
  • The button on the splitter between Details and List made the splitter go up instead of down
  • Edit Movie: Capitalization and Sort options causes Access Violation
  • DVD Profiler import: actor names and other credit names weren't always imported correctly
  • My Movies import: File locations weren't always imported correctly



Veranderingen voor v5.4.4 - v5.5.2

  • New Movie Collector MCE viewer for Media Center (created by Brian Baskerville of mcezone.com) (Note: some features are only available under Vista)
  • cool new look and feel in several different views (Large Covers, Thumbnails and Titles)
  • search by Title, Genre or Rating right from the MCE viewer
  • use the on screen keyboard to find movies starting with a specific letter order your movie list by Title, Year or a Custom order (defined in Movie Collector in Tools / Options / Media Center)
  • Define a Filter for MCE data in Tools / Options / Media Center
  • No exporting to MCE necessary, the MCE viewer always uses an up-to-date data set
  • New Screen Layout setting, offering six different layout configurations of tree, list and details panel
  • Horizontal Split
  • Vertical Split
  • Full Width Details
  • Full Height Tree
  • Full Height Details
  • Classic Layout (the pre v5.5 layout)
  • Improvements to the multi-disc and TV series / episodes support
  • Movie items are now shown in the tree panel, so that they can be expanded to show their details
  • Expand a movie item to see its Disc items.
  • For TV series, expand a Disc items to see the episodes on that disc
  • Select a Disc item in the tree panel to view its episodes in the List panel, including their Sequence Number, Title, First-Air Date, Plot, etc...
  • New icons and Detail View logos for Betamax and CED formats
  • Import data from My Movies
  • Islandic language support, thanks to Gunnar Magnusson
  • Fixed:
  • Edit Multiple: price fields could not be cleared using F8



Veranderingen voor v5.4.3 - v5.4.4

  • Changes:
  • several Centurion support improvements
  • Fixed:
  • Filter settings weren't saved



Veranderingen voor v5.4.2 - v5.4.3

  • Edit Movie:
  • the several price entry boxes still looked different from other entry boxes
  • Submitting Movies:
  • Submissions didn't arrive at collectorz anymore
  • Main Screen:
  • prices were shown even when 0 or empty
  • CueCat support:
  • EAN-13 barcodes weren't scanned properly
  • some barcodes were generated with a wrong check digit



Veranderingen voor v5.4.1 - v5.4.2

  • Fixed:
  • Add advanced screen:
  • right clicking an item in the search queue showed some options in the screen greyed out when they shouldn't be
  • when selecting a searched movie from the queue it did not show the corresponding result
  • Main screen:
  • with some templates the details screen didn't always show the personal details box in the upper right corner
  • Ziotek storage device: ejecting a disc would always eject the disc in slot 1
  • Edit Movie:
  • the several price entry boxes looked different from other entry boxes
  • clicking the update button could bring up a 'Hotkey is already registered' message'



Veranderingen voor v5.3.2 - v5.4.1

  • Changes:
  • Support for Centurion CD carousel devices
  • - Use Storage fields in Edit Movie screen to link your movies to Centurion CD volumes
  • - Movie Collector handles Centurion CD disc inserts
  • Improved TV Series / Episode support:
  • - new Episode / Air Date field
  • - new Episode / Running Time field
  • Templates:
  • - New MvC5 Compact template, for previewing in Add Automatically screens, in Blue and Black styles
  • - New Full Covers templates in Blue and Black styles
  • - New "Gray" style for Movie Collector 5 template
  • Improved CueCat support:
  • - Improved CueCat handling in main screen
  • - Improved CueCat handling in Add Automatically screens
  • - CueCat can now also be used in the Edit Movie screen (automatically fills barcode field then)
  • In Collection Status:
  • - New value "On Order"
  • - Filter status is now shown in bottom of main screen
  • Export HTML, Paged by Title First Letter option now allows choosing the Sort Order of items within pages.
  • Add Automatically: Downloading price data is now optional (through Search Settings)
  • Submit to Collectorz.com: now remembers Last Submission Date for each movie
  • Tools / Options: new setting "User Files Folder", for choosing the folder where column, sort and filter settings are saved (defaults to My Documents\Movie Collector)
  • Fixed:
  • Filter screen:
  • - Filtering on Price and Current Value fields did not work correctly ("value is invalid" errors)
  • - Filtering on Date fields did not work correctly
  • - Filtering on empty values on picklist fields did not work correctly.
  • - When saving a filter, leading or trailing spaces in values got lost
  • - Several user interface issues in the filter screen
  • Export to iPod: when exporting including status indicator, the lists were not split correctly.
  • DVD Profiler import: Purchase price was not correctly imported
  • Sort title generation of person names could result in leading space in first name field
  • Add Automatically:
  • - Sort Title was always filled in, even when exactly the same as the Title
  • - Wizard Mode: after adding then editing the main screen did not correctly select the added item
  • - DVDFr script stopped working due to their website changes
  • - Gay DVD Empire scripts stopped working due to their website changes
  • Main screen:
  • - Reassign index fields had no effect while in folder view
  • - Changing the sort order sometimes required two column header clicks
  • - Closing application from Windows taskbar while customizing toolbar caused an Access Violation
  • - When selecting multiple items 'Edit Movie' was still enabled in right click menu
  • Loans screen: filter text was cleared when pressing the filter button
  • Edit Movie screen:
  • - Price fields now only accept valid price values
  • - Crew lists didn't display scrollbar when column sizes exceeded list width
  • Printing:
  • - Some pictures like rating stars were not showing in print out
  • Templates: Classic Details View templates were always showing Storage header even if none were specified.
  • Windows Media Center: when exporting to a folder the index.html was missing in some cases
  • Edit Lists : fields of Box Sets were not counted in "used" count



Veranderingen voor v5.3.1 - v5.3.2

  • Added:
  • AutoCap feature for Episode Titles (in Add/Edit Episode screen)
  • Fixed:
  • Export to HTML: index.html was not created when using "Use main screen setting" under Sort Order
  • Export to HTML: "Range Check Error" when using "Use main screen setting" under Sort Order
  • Import Other Database: Storage device values were not imported
  • Automatic Sort Titles didn't work correctly for titles already in "Title, The" format
  • License name that has non-ASCII characters was not removed from lock file correctly causing "Read-Only" situations



Veranderingen voor v5.2.5 - v5.3.1

  • Searching your database:
  • Completely redesigned Filter screen
  • Build advanced filters using brackets, AND, OR, NOT, equal, not equal, greater than, less than, contains, wildcards
  • Save your filters and activate them directly using the Filter menu on the toolbar
  • Faster Quick Search
  • Sorting:
  • Save your sort order definitions and activate them directly using the Sort Order menu on the toolbar
  • Simpler Sort Field selection screen, just use checkboxes to select the fields you want.
  • Columns:
  • Save your column definitions and activate them directly using the Columns menu on the toolbar
  • Simpler Columns selection screen, just use checkboxes to select the fields you want.
  • Folder selection:
  • Save you custom folder field combination and activate them directly from the Folder menu above the tree
  • Simpler Folder field selection screen, just use checkboxes to select the fields you want.
  • Automatic Sort Titles
  • new "Generate Sort Title" button in Edit Movie screen
  • Sort Titles are now automatically generated from the Title when using Add Automatically
  • use Tools / Options / Sort Titles to configure recognized articles (the, a, le, la, die, der, das, etc..)
  • Automatic Capitalization of Titles
  • new AutoCap button next to Title in Edit Movie screen
  • Titles are now automatically capitalized when using Add Automatically
  • use Tools / Options / Capitalization to configure auto-cap settings and exceptions
  • Fixed:
  • Edit Lists: Auto-Resort checkbox was shown at the wrong position when using a small screen
  • Three part person names (e.g. Barbara Taylor Bradford) got split into First/Last Names incorrectly
  • Edit Movie / Covers: Edit and Copy button did not get enabled after adding an image
  • Adult DVD Empire search



Veranderingen voor v5.2.4 - v5.2.5

  • Missing Full Details Classic Print Template added
  • Size of covers in Classic View Template fixed
  • Rating stars were white instead of yellow in Classis View Template
  • Access Violation when using Edit at the end of the Add Wizard



Veranderingen voor v5.2.3 - v5.2.4

  • New CSS Styles system now also available for Export and Print templates
  • New Movie Collector 5 template can now also be used for printing
  • All Full Details Classic styles can now be used for Exporting to HTML
  • Add Automatically:
  • DVD Empire: search results now include HD-DVD and BluRay releases
  • Gay DVD Empire" results are now sorted by (search) rank
  • All Amazon sources: the cover price is now retrieved and put into the purchase price field.
  • Norwegian language support, thanks to Erlend Øfstaas
  • Rare Access Violations after adding a new movie using the Add Wizard
  • Adding an episode to a disc reversed the modifications to the current disc
  • Manage List Screen: the auto resort checkbox sometimes appeared in the wrong location
  • Lock File system: concurrent use check now includes Windows user name
  • Updated French language file to verison 5.2.3, thanks to Cyrille Maurice



Veranderingen voor v5.2.2 - v5.2.3

  • Change:
  • Add Automatically: screens now remember last used search box
  • Add Automatically Advanced Mode: Bar code is now automatically cleared after Add to Queue
  • Read-Only mode: new Tools / Maintenance / Reset Lock File command for resolving lock-file issues
  • Fixed:
  • Dropping Box Set covers in the Edit Box Set screen did not work correctly.
  • Loan Management features were available in Standard edition
  • Incorrect "Read-Only" mode messages after problematic program shutdowns



Veranderingen voor v5.2.1 - v5.2.2

  • Cannot focus a disabled or invisible window error in edit movie screen



Veranderingen voor v5.1.2 - v5.2.1

  • Improved network support
  • New lock file system automatically prevents concurrent editing
  • When one user is already using a database in Writable mode, subsequent users will automatically open the database in Read-Only mode
  • in Read-Only all editing features are hidden and disabled, allowing viewing and searching only
  • Create Read-Only workstations by running a forced Read-Only installation (start the installer with the /readonly command line parameter)
  • Improved Loan Management
  • Print loan lists
  • Use Flic scanner in Loan Management screen to Loan or Return movies
  • Use the Quick Search box to search your Loan History by Title, Bar code or Loaner name
  • New Email and Address fields in the Loaner item
  • New date selectors in Loan Info screen
  • Edit Movie screen
  • New Tags fields on Personal tab page
  • New entry boxes for easier adding of values to check list fields (e.g. Genre, Extras)
  • Full Help File in German (thanks Klaus!)
  • Updated Croation language file to version 5, thanks to Cedomir
  • Updated German language file to version 5, thanks to Klaus
  • Updated Greek language file to version 5, thanks to NASKO
  • Upgraded to Delphi 2007
  • Fixed:
  • Edit Movie: Several problems when using the Update and Submit buttons
  • Edit Movie: List Index out of bounds error when choosing Cancel, then No on the Yes/No question panel
  • Add Automatically: Movie credits did not show up in Preview panel
  • Disc (Extra) features were not being retrieved properly from info sources
  • Quick search was not searching in discs and episodes
  • Add Automatically Wizard: Access Violation when using Previous button while searching
  • Buttons on covers-tab were not enabled properly when adding a cover
  • In some cases Format icon did not follow Format changes directly



Veranderingen voor v5.1.1 - v5.1.2

  • Added:
  • Edit Movie screen: horizontal splitter in Episodes / Features tab page
  • Fixed:
  • Database conversion: several problems converting existing Storage Slot data
  • "Invalid pointer operation" when closing the Add Movie Manually screen using the "X"
  • "Opening in Read-Only Mode" errors
  • Episodes in Details View: Disc headers are now only shown when there are episodes on multiple discs
  • Box Sets: when scanning images the front and back covers got saved under the same filename
  • several localization issues



Veranderingen voor v5.0.2 - v5.1.1

  • Added / Changed:
  • Multi-Disc support:
  • Use the new Episodes & Features tab page to create Disc items for each disc in a multi-disc DVD set
  • Enter Episode lists per disc
  • Enter Standard Features and Extra Features per disc
  • Improved carousel support: now enter Storage Device and Slot per disc
  • Automatic Episode numbering
  • Improved View, Export and Print template to show episodes, features and storage data per disc
  • Enhanced Box Set support
  • Box Set item now has extra fields for Front cover, Back Cover, Release Date, Barcode, Purchase Date, Price, Store, Condition, Current Value and Notes
  • All Box Set fields are now shown in a special Box Set bar at the top of the Details View (in both Movie Collector 5 and Classic templates)
  • new Box Set List button on toolbar for direct access to the Box Set List screen
  • new Movie fields on Edition tab page: Distributor and Extras
  • Edit Movie screen now supports the Collectorz.com barcode scanner to fill the Barcode field
  • Windows Media Center: it is now possible to link to .VOB files or .IFO files (DVD rips) in the movie links section and play them from Windows Media Center
  • Improved look of In Collection Status images in tree and list
  • Fixed:
  • Edit Movie: Incorrect "Are you sure?" message when cancelling without having made any changes
  • Edit Movie: [Add/Edit] command disappeared from drop down list after using F2
  • Export to HTML: Crew did not appear in version 5 export templates
  • Details View: Templates with multiple stylesheets were not detected in user templates directory



Veranderingen voor v5.0.1 - v5.0.2

  • Access Violation after closing the Edit Movie screen (happened only on some system configurations)
  • "Abstract Error" when scanning a barcode directly from the main screen
  • When using Next/Previous to add Links to multiple movies, the links were all added to the first movie only.
  • Export to HTML:
  • - descending sort order did not work
  • - Custom list template appeared in Saved Template List
  • - Include Thumbnail Column setting in saved templates did not work correctly
  • Loans:
  • - Returning a loan did not work
  • - Main screen was not refreshed after using the Manage Loans screen
  • When adding the "Episodes" field to a printed list, the column showed no values
  • Storage / Eject command was missing from right click menu in Images View
  • Windows Media Center export did not work when there was an ampersand (&) in the Windows username
  • Movie Collector 5 template:
  • - Original Title was missing
  • - IMDb Rating was missing
  • - for movie entries without cast or crew, the Personal Details overlapped the "floating" box on the right
  • several localization issues (thanks Klaus!)



Veranderingen voor v4.11.1 - v5.0.1

  • Support for Episodes of TV Series
  • List episode titles and plots of TV Series on new "Episodes" tab page in Edit Movie screen
  • Download episode titles from the Collectorz.com info source automatically
  • Episode list shows up in Details View on main screen
  • Support for Box Sets
  • new Box Set field in Edit Movie screen
  • show your movies grouped by Box Set in the main screen.
  • Add links to movie files (DivX, Xvid, WMV, etc...)
  • Use the improved Links tab page to add movie files by dragging and dropping
  • Start your movie player by clicking the link in the Details panel in the main screen
  • Windows Media Center support:
  • Browse your Movie Collector database through Windows Media Center
  • Start linked movie files directly
  • Add Movies Automatically:
  • Improved Advanced Mode: tabs at the top have been combined, making it easier to search by Title AND Barcode in one go
  • Improved Wizard Mode:
  • It now takes less steps to add a movie
  • Screen is now resizable, for better previewing of results
  • Filter Collectorz.com search results:
  • show editions of a particular Region only (e.g. Region 1 only)
  • show editions that have a Cover only
  • or just hide all editions and list movie entries only
  • Amazon UK can now be searched by barcode
  • new Check Connection button
  • Initial order and selection of info sources is now dynamic, based on country defined in Windows - Regional Settings
  • Details View Templates:
  • New CSS Styles system
  • Template menu now allows selecting various "styles" for each template (using a submenu)
  • Styles can be created using CSS style sheets
  • Added several new styles for Full Details template
  • New Movie Collector 5 template, in 3 different styles (blue, black and iTunes)
  • New toolbar icons
  • New design for add/edit/remove and loan buttons
  • Many existing icons have been improved (smoother edges)
  • Edit Movie screen enhancements:
  • Improved layout of fields within tab pages
  • Screen is now resizable (and remembers its size too)
  • Column widths of Cast and Crew lists are now remembered
  • Improved Links tab page:
  • Add links to websites by dragging & dropping from your browser
  • Add links to local files by dragging & dropping
  • Added images show up in the Details View in the main screen
  • Easier editing of links and their descriptions
  • The "..." buttons next to pick list fields have been removed and replaced by a new [Add ...] command inside the drop down list
  • Fixed: "tabbing" to date fields needed an extra tab key press
  • Storage Slot data can now also be set as : 1 or 3-8 or 3,5,6,7,9
  • Export to HTML:
  • New Movie Collector v5 Blue and Black detail page templates
  • Improved look of List and Thumbnails index pages
  • Improved look of Next/Previous navigation at the top of exported pages
  • New "Paged by First Letter of Title" option
  • Completely revised and updated Help file (english version only for now)
  • Fixed:
  • Minor corrections to Danish translation (Wizard mode)
  • Image preview during online search failed if the Windows user account name contained two consecutive spaces
  • Online update from Edit Movie screen did not add new genres or other lookup items
  • Edit Lists screen now shows user defined field names (only for lists that are not shared by multiple fields)
  • Import from DVD Profiler 3.0 did not work



Veranderingen voor v4.10.6 - v4.11.1

  • Added:
  • Import from Text feature moved from Add Automatically screen to File / Import From / Text, so that items are imported directly into the database, instead of to the Search Queue.
  • Edit Lists: new "Merge Selected To" command in right mouse button menu, to allow selection of the merge "destination item"
  • new "Cover Image Dropping" setting in Tools/Options/Images to for disabling the "Copy or Link?" prompt
  • Language support for Slovenian, Swedish, Greek, Russian and Danish
  • Windows Vista compatibility/compliance:
  • changed default location of user data (database, backup, images and thumbnails) to: \My Documents\Movie Collector\
  • User Templates can now be (optionally) placed in a user configurable location (Tools / Options), which defaults to \My Documents\Movie Collector\Templates\
  • "System" Templates (the ones included with the program) are still in /Movie Collector/Templates/
  • changed location of Script and other "temp" files to: \Documents And Settings\[username]\Local Settings\Application Data\Collectorz.com\Movie Collector\
  • Fixed: program hangs when closing on some Vista systems
  • Fixed:
  • Drag and drop of images from FireFox didn't work
  • Details View did not update correctly after replacing a cover image (e.g. by dragging&dropping)
  • DVD Profiler import did not read the genre field
  • Performance problem when loading folder lists in Images View
  • Minor corrections to Polish language



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