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Comic Collector (Windows)

v18.4.2: More images now available in Find Cover screen

September 18th, 2018

We received reports that the Find Cover screen was giving quite a few “image could not be loaded” errors lately, and we’ve found an issue in the program that caused this. We’ve fixed this and you should be able to load almost any image you find now.

We also changed some background code in the Add, Edit and Main screens to make the program more stable.

Improved:

  • Find Cover screen: now allows more images to be shown and downloaded

Fixed:

  • Stability: We fixed a couple of Access Violation errors that could pop up
  • Add screen: Fixed a false “Barcode already in queue” error
  • Add screen: “Change Cover” could break the preview panel
  • Edit Screen: Year dropdown for dates would scroll all the way to the top, now uses current year
  • Edit Screen: Date Pickers would sometimes not be able to pick today’s date if next/previous was used
  • Edit Screen: User Defined Fields: Date Picker button was in the wrong place
  • Sync with CLZ Cloud: Fixed syncing issues if the currency of Windows was set to something with a period (such as “kr.”)

Game Collector (Windows)

v18.3.2: More images now available in Find Cover screen

September 17th, 2018

We received reports that the Find Cover screen was giving quite a few “image could not be loaded” errors lately, and we’ve found an issue in the program that caused this. We’ve fixed this and you should be able to load almost any image you find now.

We also changed some background code in the Add, Edit and Main screens to make the program more stable.

Improved:

  • Find Cover screen: now allows more images to be shown and downloaded

Fixed:

  • Stability: We fixed a couple of Access Violation errors that could pop up
  • Add screen: Fixed a false “Barcode already in queue” error
  • Add screen: “Change Cover” could break the preview panel
  • Edit Screen: Year dropdown for dates would scroll all the way to the top, now uses current year
  • Edit Screen: Date Pickers would sometimes not be able to pick today’s date if next/previous was used
  • Edit Screen: User Defined Fields: Date Picker button was in the wrong place
  • Sync with CLZ Cloud: Fixed syncing issues if the currency of Windows was set to something with a period (such as “kr.”)

Book Collector (Windows)

v18.4.2: More images now available in Find Cover screen

September 17th, 2018

We received reports that the Find Cover screen was giving quite a few “image could not be loaded” errors lately, and we’ve found an issue in the program that caused this. We’ve fixed this and you should be able to load almost any image you find now.

We also changed some background code in the Add, Edit and Main screens to make the program more stable.

Improved:

  • Find Cover screen: now allows more images to be shown and downloaded

Fixed:

  • Stability: We fixed a couple of Access Violation errors that could pop up
  • Add screen: Fixed a false “Barcode already in queue” error
  • Add screen: “Change Cover” could break the preview panel
  • Edit Screen: Year dropdown for dates would scroll all the way to the top, now uses current year
  • Edit Screen: Date Pickers would sometimes not be able to pick today’s date if next/previous was used
  • Edit Screen: User Defined Fields: Date Picker button was in the wrong place
  • Sync with CLZ Cloud: Fixed syncing issues if the currency of Windows was set to something with a period (such as “kr.”)

  • Movie Collector (Windows)

    v18.4.4: More images now available in Find Cover screen

    September 5th, 2018

    We received reports that the Find Cover screen was giving quite a few “image could not be loaded” errors lately, and we’ve found an issue in the program that caused this. We’ve fixed this and you should be able to load almost any image you find now.

    We also changed some background code in the Add Screen to make the program more stable.

    Fixed:

    • Find Cover screen: now allows more images to be shown and downloaded
    • Add screen: Fixed a couple of Access Violation errors
    • Add screen: Fixed a false “Barcode already in queue” error

    Music Collector (Windows)

    v18.4.2: More images now available in Find Cover screen

    September 3rd, 2018

    We received reports that the Find Cover screen was giving quite a few “image could not be loaded” errors lately, and we’ve found an issue in the program that caused this. We’ve fixed this and you should be able to load almost any image you find now.

    We also changed some background code in the Add Screen to make the program more stable.

    Fixed:

    • Find Cover screen: now allows more images to be shown and downloaded
    • Add screen: Fixed a couple of Access Violation errors
    • Add screen: Fixed a false “Barcode already in queue” error
    • Sync with CLZ Cloud: Fixed syncing issues if the currency of Windows was set to something with a period (such as “kr.”)
    • Edit Screen: Year dropdown for dates would scroll all the way to the top, now uses current year
    • Edit Screen: Date Pickers would sometimes not be able to pick today’s date if next/previous was used
    • Edit Screen: User Defined Fields: Date Picker button was in the wrong place

    Book Collector (macOS)

    v16.1.5: New: Find Cover tool in “Unrecognized ISBN” screen

    December 22nd, 2016

    Improved “Unrecognized ISBN” screen

    • NEW: integrated Find Cover tool.
      Easily pick a cover images from internet search results for the ISBN.

    • Two extra fields: Publisher and Year.
    • Author box now has drop-down with your Author list for easy entry of existing author names.

    Fixed:

    • Main Screen: after resizing the first column too much, the text was no longer readable
    • Edit Book: Closing the edit screen could cause a crash on El Capitan

    Comic Collector (Windows)

    v16.1.1: Find Cover systems now all use Bing Image Search

    December 3rd, 2015


    Find Image Online tool now uses Bing Image Search

    The Find Image Online tool previously used Google Images to find images.

    However, it turns out that on December 1, Google terminated the free Google Image Search API
    that we were using, causing our Find Image Online functionality to stop working.

    Google provides a new paid version of the Search API, but it is limited to max 10K searches per day.
    With the amount of customers we have, we need at least 20K daily searches (600K per month!) 🙁

    The solution: Switch to BING!

    Microsoft also offers a paid Bing Image Search API and this one has no limits.
    Or, to be more precise, they let us pay more for higher limits.

    We immediately went to work and updated all our Windows and Mac programs
    to use Bing Images for the Find Image Online tool instead.
    Obviously, this generates considerable extra monthly costs (well over US $1,000),
    but we have decided that we will NOT pass on these extra costs to our customers.

    So here it is: the new Find Image Online, powered by Bing. Enjoy!

    Fixed:

    • Freezes at start up for some users, caused by the webcam detection.

    Book Collector (Windows)

    v16.1.1: Find Cover systems now all use Bing Image Search

    December 3rd, 2015

    Find Image Online tool now uses Bing Image Search

    The Find Image Online tool previously used Google Images to find images.

    However, it turns out that on December 1, Google terminated the free Google Image Search API
    that we were using, causing our Find Image Online functionality to stop working.

    Google provides a new paid version of the Search API, but it is limited to max 10K searches per day.
    With the amount of customers we have, we need at least 20K daily searches (600K per month!) 🙁

    The solution: Switch to BING!

    Microsoft also offers a paid Bing Image Search API and this one has no limits.
    Or, to be more precise, they let us pay more for higher limits.

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    Movie Collector (Windows)

    v16.1.1: Find Cover systems now all use Bing Image Search

    December 3rd, 2015


    Find Image Online tool now uses Bing Image Search

    The Find Image Online tool previously used Google Images to find images.

    However, it turns out that on December 1, Google terminated the free Google Image Search API
    that we were using, causing our Find Image Online functionality to stop working.

    Google provides a new paid version of the Search API, but it is limited to max 10K searches per day.
    With the amount of customers we have, we need at least 20K daily searches (600K per month!) 🙁

    The solution: Switch to BING!

    Microsoft also offers a paid Bing Image Search API and this one has no limits.
    Or, to be more precise, they let us pay more for higher limits.

    We immediately went to work and updated all our Windows and Mac programs
    to use Bing Images for the Find Image Online tool instead.
    Obviously, this generates considerable extra monthly costs (well over US $1,000),
    but we have decided that we will NOT pass on these extra costs to our customers.

    So here it is: the new Find Image Online, powered by Bing. Enjoy!

    Fixed:

    • Freezes at start up for some users, caused by the webcam detection.

    Game Collector (Windows)

    v16.1.1: Find Cover systems now all use Bing Image Search

    December 3rd, 2015


    Find Image Online tool now uses Bing Image Search

    The Find Image Online tool previously used Google Images to find images.

    However, it turns out that on December 1, Google terminated the free Google Image Search API
    that we were using, causing our Find Image Online functionality to stop working.

    Google provides a new paid version of the Search API, but it is limited to max 10K searches per day.
    With the amount of customers we have, we need at least 20K daily searches (600K per month!) 🙁

    The solution: Switch to BING!

    Microsoft also offers a paid Bing Image Search API and this one has no limits.
    Or, to be more precise, they let us pay more for higher limits.

    We immediately went to work and updated all our Windows and Mac programs
    to use Bing Images for the Find Image Online tool instead.
    Obviously, this generates considerable extra monthly costs (well over US $1,000),
    but we have decided that we will NOT pass on these extra costs to our customers.

    So here it is: the new Find Image Online, powered by Bing. Enjoy!

    Fixed:

    • Freezes at start up for some users, caused by the webcam detection.

    Music Collector (Windows)

    v16.1.1: Find Cover systems now all use Bing Image Search

    December 3rd, 2015


    Find Image Online tool now uses Bing Image Search

    The Find Image Online tool previously used Google Images to find images.

    However, it turns out that on December 1, Google terminated the free Google Image Search API
    that we were using, causing our Find Image Online functionality to stop working.

    Google provides a new paid version of the Search API, but it is limited to max 10K searches per day.
    With the amount of customers we have, we need at least 20K daily searches (600K per month!) 🙁

    The solution: Switch to BING!

    Microsoft also offers a paid Bing Image Search API and this one has no limits.
    Or, to be more precise, they let us pay more for higher limits.

    We immediately went to work and updated all our Windows and Mac programs
    to use Bing Images for the Find Image Online tool instead.
    Obviously, this generates considerable extra monthly costs (well over US $1,000),
    but we have decided that we will NOT pass on these extra costs to our customers.

    So here it is: the new Find Image Online, powered by Bing. Enjoy!

    Fixed:

    • Freezes at start up for some users, caused by the webcam detection.