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Book Collector Downloadable desktop software for Windows & macOS

Catalog books and e-book files on your PC or Mac

Last updated:

Oct 14, 2019 Oct 9, 2019

Compatibility:

Vista, 7, 8, 10 10.9 - 10.14

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Book Collector features & screenshots

Browse, sort and search your book collection in various layouts and views

Book Collector's main screen is highly customizable, so that you can make it look the way you want. Choose between:

  • Multiple layouts for the main screen folder, list and details panels.
  • List, Images or Card View for your book lists.
  • Different templates for the book details panel.
  • Light, Dark and System skins for all screens.

Easily add books to your database, by Author and Title or by ISBN

Adding new books to your personal book database is quick and easy:

  1. Just search our online books database by author and title or by ISBN.
  2. Select the book that you own.
  3. Click the Add button.

Our Core online book database will then automatically provide

  • The main book details like author, title, publisher, publication date, etc..
  • Other information like number of pages, genres and subjects, dimensions, etc..
  • Front cover images, author images, author wiki-page links.

Adding books by ISBN:
Adding books by author and title:

Organize your e-book files by scanning your folders

Book Collector can also catalog your e-book files. Just let it scan your computer for e-book files, then link the files to the book entries in your database. After that, the e-books can be opened right from your book details panel.


Free CLZ Cloud storage for backups, syncing and sharing

Use the free CLZ Cloud service to:

  • always have an online backup of your book database.
  • synchronize your book data to other computers and mobile devices.
  • share your book list online, for friends and family (example).


Other features and tools

  • Efficiently edit your data using field defaults, batch editing, direct editing in main screen list, etc..
  • Add missing cover images by searching the internet with the built-in Find Image Online tool.
  • Customize your database by renaming existing fields, or by creating your own User Defined Fields.
  • Manage your loans with the integrated Loan Manager system.
  • Export your book database to Text or XML files.
  • Print book lists in any order, with your configurable columns.

Browse, sort and search your book collection in various layouts and views

Book Collector's main screen is highly customizable, so that you can make it look the way you want. Choose between:

  • Multiple layouts for the main screen folder, list and details panels.
  • List, Images or Card View for your book lists.
  • Different templates for the book details panel.

Easily add books to your database, by Author and Title or by ISBN

Adding new books to your personal book database is quick and easy:

  1. Just search our online books database by author and title or by ISBN.
  2. Select the book that you own.
  3. Click the Add button.

Our Core online book database will then automatically provide

  • The main book details like author, title, publisher, publication date, etc..
  • Other information like number of pages, genres and subjects, dimensions, etc..
  • Front cover images, author images, author wiki-page links.

Adding books by author and title:
Adding books by ISBN:

Organize your e-book files by scanning your folders

Book Collector can also catalog your e-book files. Just let it scan your computer for e-book files, then link the files to the book entries in your database. After that, the e-books can be opened right from your book details panel.


Free CLZ Cloud storage for backups, syncing and sharing

Use the free CLZ Cloud service to:

  • always have an online backup of your book database.
  • synchronize your book data to other computers and mobile devices.
  • share your book list online, for friends and family (example).


Other features and tools

  • Efficiently edit your data using field defaults, batch editing, direct editing in main screen list, etc..
  • Add missing cover images by searching the internet with the built-in Find Image Online tool.
  • Customize your database by renaming existing fields, or by creating your own User Defined Fields.
  • Manage your loans with the integrated Loan Manager system.
  • Export your book database to Text or XML files.
  • Print book lists in any order, with your configurable columns.

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Book Collector reviews from customers

October 11, 2019
DE oplossing om mijn boekenverzameling overzichtelijk te houden
Al heel lang verzamel ik pop-up boeken..Eerst wist ik nog wel welke ik al had en welke niet, maar toen ik dubbele ging kopen maakte ik in Excel een bestandje en printte dat uit en nam dat elke keer mee....aangevuld met handgeschreven informatie. Maar toen ontdekte ik Collectorz.com, echt geweldig!!!!!!
Alle boeken staan er (bijna) en nu kan ik zelfs met mijn telefoon in de winkel zien of ik een boek al heb door het isbn te scannen. Ontzettend blij ben ik er mee , het is heel gebruiksvriendelijk en jullie support is ook snel en adequaat, als het nodig is. — Anneke Eggink (Netherlands) on Book Collector
October 08, 2019
Utterly first class
Your app and backup are utterly first class. In fact so professional I am 100% supportive even though its just my home library of 2000 ish books it is wonderful to use and explore. — Mike waterfield (USA) on Book Collector
August 08, 2019
Love your software
I love your software. I have a non profit called Book buddies and I was trying to keep a log of all the books we give away and I was typing out each title. Finding your sofware was very helpful. — Laura Williams (USA) on Book Collector
July 15, 2019
Marvellous software
I currently have entered in Book Collector over 9100 books and have about 2000 more to go. Your software is the greatest!
Besides organizing my collection so that I can know what I have read, I use Book Collector on my cellphone when I am in a book store so that I can determine if already a book in my collection or not, to prevent buying a duplicate. It has saved me spending money when I have forgotten that I have a book already. Also to know what format, condition, and cover, that I have, if I want to get a book in a different copy version.
Thanks again for you marvellous software and your advice. — Guy Platz (USA) on Book Collector
July 11, 2019
A+ for service
I would like to mention that I have used Book Collector from the early days when I think it was your only program. I am always impressed by the quick service provided.
I greatly appreciate all the help that you have offered (i.e. as before you all get A+ for service) — Chester McFarland (USA) on Book Collector
July 03, 2019
I love it
Book Collector is so much easier and friendlier to work with - I love it! and have recommended it to friends who, like me, have literally almost 1,500 books to catalog. — Skye Payne (USA) on Book Collector
March 29, 2019
The very highest quality
I am a retired librarian doing a favour for an old friend. And I have to say that, from day one, I have found your software to be of the very highest quality. Congratulations on a superb product!
I should also add that I have found your after-sales service team to be most helpful and efficient.
All Good Wishes for the future (and for Ajax!) — Richard C-H (United Kingdom) on Book Collector
March 21, 2019
Thank you!
I'm really pleased with the program, and appreciate everyone's hard work in developing and maintaining the application. Please tell the whole team 'Thank You' from me. — Bruce Rose (USA) on Book Collector
March 08, 2019
Great stuff
You've added the resize window to image for every image, wicked! I nearly missed it as it wasn't mentioned in the "what's new" and fixed all those damn toolbars too. Really great stuff and thanks to all. — Geoff Owen (United Kingdom) on Book Collector
February 12, 2019
A breeze
You guys are impressive in how you keep the product maintained. I use it a lot in my writing. I use the software multiple times a day (some days) to do key word searches for 'color' detail information about an historical topic I am writing about. I am very careful about setting up keywords etc when I enter a book so looking up information is a breeze. — Bob Bernhart (USA) on Book Collector

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