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Movie Collector (Windows)

v16.5.1: Easily add movies that come up as “Unrecognized Barcode”

November 10th, 2016

  • In Add Movies Automatically, when a barcode is not recognized, a new “Unrecognized Barcode” screen will appear.
  • In this screen:
    1. Just find your movie by title (Search-As-You-Type is also active here!)
    2. Select the format (DVD, Blu-Ray, etc..)
    3. Use the integrated Find Cover tool to select the cover image.
    4. Then click Add Movie.
  • This will:
    1. Instantly add the barcode to OUR Core online movie database, connected to the movie you selected.
    2. Add the movie to YOUR database with full movie details, your barcode, format and image AND linked to the new Core entry.

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CLZ Movies (iOS)

v4.3.1: Redesigned Add Automatically screen!

November 8th, 2016

A huge v4.3 update for your CLZ Movies mobile app is now available.

In this update, we complete re-designed the Add Movies screen, to make it clearer, easier-to-user and to help you add movies more efficiently.

What’s new in the Add Movies screen?

  • Switch between By Title and By Barcode using tabs at the top
    (Add Manually is now a separate screen, under Tools menu)
  • All panels are now resizable (list, details, camera)
  • Add button is now at bottom right (blue circle with “+” icon)
  • Adding By Title:
    • Suggestions appear in a drop-down while you type a title
    • Expand movie edition list using “V” icons on the right
  • Adding By Barcode:
    • Camera scanner is now integrated in Add screen, not a separate screen
    • Tap the keyboard icon in the camera panel to enter a barcode manually
    • Delete barcode from queue by swiping from right to left
    • Barcode queue is now remembered between sessions
    • Now correctly handles multiple results for a barcode search

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Book Collector (Windows)

v16.4.1: Easily add books that come up as “Unrecognized ISBN”

November 4th, 2016

  • In Add Books Automatically, when an ISBN is not recognized, a new “Unrecognized ISBN” screen will appear.
  • In this screen, just type the Author and the Title, then click Add Book.
  • This will:
    1. Instantly add the ISBN/Author/Title entry to our Core online book database.
    2. Add the book to your own database with ISBN, Author and Title filled in AND linked to the new Core entry.

In other words, this new screen not only helps you in adding unrecognized books,
but it also helps your fellow Book Collector users by adding the missing ISBN to the CLZ Core.

( BTW: this screen replaces the “Report Missing ISBN to Core” web-form. Of course, you can still provide more info for the added ISBN using the Submit to Core button in the Edit Book screen. )


Book Collector (macOS)

v16.1.1: New: Easily add books that come up as “Unrecognized ISBN”

November 3rd, 2016


Easily add books that come up as “Unrecognized ISBN”

  • In Add Books Automatically and Link Books, when an ISBN is not recognized, a new “Unrecognized ISBN” screen will appear.
  • In this screen, just type the Author and the Title, then click Add Book.
  • This will:
    1. Instantly add the ISBN/Author/Title entry to our Core online book database.
    2. Add the book to your own database with ISBN, Author and Title filled in AND linked to the new Core entry.

In other words, this new screen not only helps you in adding unrecognized books,
but it also helps your fellow Book Collector users by adding the missing ISBN to the CLZ Core.

( BTW: this screen replaces the “Report Missing ISBN to Core” web-form. Of course, you can still provide more info for the added ISBN using the Submit to Core button in the Edit Book screen. )


Movie Collector (macOS)

v16.1.4: Some fixes for Add Automatically screen

October 24th, 2016


Fixed:

  • Add Movies Automatically:
    • Movies were added without data and as “Untitled Movie” when adding several from the queue
    • After adding a result in queue mode the search wasn’t removed from the queue
    • Searching all entered barcodes in the queue could cause a crash

CLZ Comics (iOS)

v4.2.4: New search engine added for adding comics by title

October 24th, 2016

  • New Search engine for adding comics By Title:
    • Better and cleaner search results.
    • Much faster, almost instant results.
  • New layout for the comic lists

Movie Collector (macOS)

v16.1.3: Improved Add Automatically Screen

October 19th, 2016


Improvements to Add Movies Automatically screen

  • Title searches: Search-As-You-Type suggestions drop-down now includes an extra entry
    “Show all results”, to take you directly to the “normal” title search results.

  • Title searches are now much faster, as the program does not download all edition listings for all movies anymore.
    It now downloads these “on demand”, only for the movie entries that you expand to see the edition list.

Fixed:

  • MacOS Sierra: When running the program in full screen mode popups were hidden below the program’s main screen.
  • The Edit screen sometimes crashed when trying to add a new feature under “Episodes & Features”
  • Add Movies Automatically:
    • Search As You Type: Auto select has been disabled as it was causing confusion.
    • Region filter didn’t work.

Game Collector (Windows)

v16.4.1: New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding games by title

October 10th, 2016


New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding games by title

If you are adding most of your games “By Title”, then this will be a huge time-saver.

Here’s how the new “Search-As-You-Type” feature works:

  1. In the Add Games Automatically screen, just start typing the first letters of the game you want to add.
  2. While typing, a drop-down list will appear, instantly showing the five most popular games that match,
    listing the title, platform and a small thumbnail image.
  3. For popular games, it usually takes only 2 or 3 letters before it shows up.
    For older or less popular games, type a few more letters.
  4. Once you see your game appear, use the arrow keys to select it, then hit Enter.
  5. Then under Search Results, that exact game will be listed.

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CLZ Games (Android)

v4.3.4: New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding games

October 6th, 2016

New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding games by title. While enter a title to search for, a drop-down list will appear, showing the five most popular games that match. If you see the game you were looking for, just tap to select it.

Fixed:

  • Screen rotation throughout the app
  • Database totals counting hardware as games

CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.3.5: New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding games

October 5th, 2016

New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding comics by title. While enter a title to search for, a drop-down list will appear, showing the five most popular series that match. If you see the series you were looking for, just tap to select it.

Fixed:

  • Screen rotation throughout the app
  • Improved scrolling smoothness in the series list
  • Have/wish lists are back in the series list

CLZ Movies (Android)

v4.3.6: Better handling of multiple barcode results

October 5th, 2016

Fixed:

  • CLZ Movies now handles multiple barcode search results properly

CLZ Movies (Android)

v4.3.5: New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding movies

October 4th, 2016

New:

  • “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding movies by title. While enter a title to search for, a drop-down list will appear, showing the five most popular titles that match. If you see the movie you were looking for, just tap to select it.

Fixed:

  • Screen rotation throughout the app

CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.3.4: New search engine and new way of entering dates

September 22nd, 2016

New search engine for adding comics By Title:

  • Better and cleaner search results.
  • Much faster, almost instant results.

New data entry interface for date fields:

  • Allows manual entry of year/month/day
  • Allow “partial dates”, e.g. just year and month
  • Open the calendar tool with the calendar button.

Comic Collector (macOS)

v16.1.1: New: “Search-As-You-Type” in Add Automatically screen

September 22nd, 2016


New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding comics by title

If you are adding most of your comics “By Title”, then this will be a huge time-saver.

Here’s how the new “Search-As-You-Type” feature works:

  1. In the Add Comics Automatically screen, just start typing the first letters of the series title you want to add issues for.
  2. While typing, a drop-down list will appear, instantly showing the five most popular series that match,
    including the date range, the number of issues contained and a small thumbnail image.
  3. For popular series, it usually takes only 2 or 3 letters before it shows up.
    For older or less popular series, type a few more letters.
  4. Once you see your series appear, use the arrow keys to select it, then hit Enter.
  5. Then under Search Results, that exact series will be listed, with its’ issue list.

Read more


Comic Collector (Windows)

v16.4.1: New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding comics by title

September 22nd, 2016


New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding comics by title

If you are adding most of your comics “By Title”, then this will be a huge time-saver.

Here’s how the new “Search-As-You-Type” feature works:

  1. In the Add Comics Automatically screen, just start typing the first letters of the series title you want to add issues for.
  2. While typing, a drop-down list will appear, instantly showing the five most popular series that match,
    including the date range, the number of issues contained and a small thumbnail image.
  3. For popular series, it usually takes only 2 or 3 letters before it shows up.
    For older or less popular series, type a few more letters.
  4. Once you see your series appear, use the arrow keys to select it, then hit Enter.
  5. Then under Search Results, that exact series will be listed, with its’ issue list.

Read more


CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.3.3: New: “None” entries in folder section

September 20th, 2016

  • When using folders, a new [None] entry contains the items that have no value (yet) for the selected folder field.
  • Tablets: New always available search box in top bar.
  • Add screen: some performance improvements.
  • Main list: fixed slow scrolling problem.

CLZ Movies (Android)

v4.3.3: New: “None” entries in folder section

September 20th, 2016

New:

  • When using folders, a new [None] entry contains the items that have no value (yet) for the selected folder field.
  • Tablets: New always available search box in top bar.
  • Add screen: some performance improvements.

CLZ Games (Android)

v4.3.2: New: “None” entries in folder section

September 20th, 2016

  • When using folders, a new [None] entry contains the items that have no value (yet) for the selected folder field.
  • Adding games by barcode: fixed a problem where adding games was not possible when a barcode search returned multiple results.
  • Adding games from Core: fixed: the platform of the game would be set to the configured default platform, instead of the real platform downloaded from Core
  • Tablets: New always available search box in top bar.
  • Add screen: some performance improvements.

Movie Collector (macOS)

v16.1.2: Fixed “Check for Updates” on Sierra and more

September 19th, 2016


Fixed:

  • Check for Updates was broken for macOS Sierra.
  • Templates were broken when User Defined Field headers contained special characters.
  • Add Automatically: “Search as you Type” results didn’t show the release year and title in macOS Lion and below.

Movie Collector (Windows)

v16.4.4: More improvements to Add Movies Automatically screen

September 13th, 2016

  • Title searches: Search-As-You-Type suggestions drop-down now includes an extra entry “Show all results”, to take you directly to the “normal” title search results.
  • Title searches are now much faster, as the program does not download all edition listings for all movies anymore. It now downloads these “on demand”, only for the movie entries that you expand to see the edition list.
  • Previewing a result is now much faster too.

Fixed:

  • Export to XML is now capable of exporting large databases without “Out of Memory” errors, as it now writes the XML directly to hard disk. This is a bit slower though.
  • Add/Modify Filter: “Contains” filters were always case insensitive even when “case sensitive” was checked.
  • Edit Multiple: F8 didn’t clear price values.

CLZ Books (Android)

v4.3.3: Added floating button to add book to collection or wish list

September 8th, 2016

  • Redesigned Selection Mode screen.
  • New floating “+” button with in Add screens, with “Add to Collection” / “Add to Wish List” options.
  • Fixed: empty menus on some devices.

Movie Collector (macOS)

v16.1.1: New: “Search-As-You-Type” in Add Automatically screen

August 29th, 2016


New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding movies by title

If you are adding most of your movies “By Title”, then this will be a huge time-saver.

Here’s how the new “Search-As-You-Type” feature works:

  1. In the Add Movies Automatically screen, just start typing the first letters of the title you want to add.
  2. While typing, a drop-down list will appear, showing the five most popular titles that match,
    including the release year and a small thumbnail image.
  3. For recent / popular movies, it usually takes only 2 or 3 letter before it shows up.
    For older or less popular movies, type a few more letters.
  4. Once you see your movie appear, use the arrow keys to select it, then hit Enter.
  5. Then under Search Results, that exact movie will be listed, automatically Previewed on the right.
  6. Click the Add Selected button to add it to your database.

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CLZ Books (Android)

v4.3.2: Maintenance build

August 26th, 2016

  • New: App now remembers the last opened tab in the add automatically screen
  • Small details template adjustments
  • Fixed local search not working on tablet devices
  • Fixed auto selection in main list not working on tablet devices
  • Fixed several crashes on smaller tablet devices

Comic Connect

Comic Connect: improved “Add by Title” searches

August 17th, 2016

We have completely rewritten our Core for Comics search engine, that is, the online code that gives you results when you search our Core by Title in your Add screen.

The new search engines will provide better search results that are more “to-the-point” and less “fuzzy”. Also, results will be returned much faster.


Game Collector (Windows)

v16.3.8: Fixed “Handle is invalid” error that could pop up

August 17th, 2016


Fixed:

  • Program could throw a “Handle is invalid” error after multiple edits