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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:

Aug 25, 2020 Jun 23, 2020

Compatibility:

Vista, 7, 8, 10 10.9 - 10.15

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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 16, 2020
Your product is the best
I would like to again thank you for your fast response and to let you know that all is up and running now, you have always looked after me in the past years and it is very much appreciated as I am not computer literate.I do promote your wonderful service to my friends and working colleagues as your product is the best, again thank you for all of your help and support both now and over the years. — David Mungall (Canada) on Book Collector
October 02, 2020
Great program
Thank you one and all for making such a great program for my book collection. I started using CLZ Books not long after it was introduced and at every iteration it has gotten better. The best part is that even an old man can easily understand and use it. — Jim Howell (USA) on Book Collector
September 01, 2020
Thank you for a stellar group of products
I have 24 bookcases with six or more shelves full of books to be catalogued and sorted. I am doing this so my girls will be able to decide what to keep or discard.
Thank You again to all for all the fine products and support you provide. Please know that everyone's efforts to produce and maintain your products is sincerely appreciated. You and your "Gang" Stay Covid safe. — Stewart F. (USA) on Book Collector
August 27, 2020
Blown away
I just purchased Book Collector, and I'm blown away at how much this will be able to organize my over 5000 book collection. — Randall Sykes (USA) on Book Collector
July 28, 2020
Keep up the great work
I am a very satisfied user of your book collecting software and app. I love your program so much I gifted it to a fellow book collector because its such a great stable program! — Robert Lewis (USA) on Book Collector
June 18, 2020
Fantastic product
Just a note to wish you well during these difficult times. I have just updated my subscription plan though to 2023. It made me stop and think that will probably be more than 20 years that I will have been using the software. It is difficult to cast your mind back to remember what the screens used to look like and the limited functionality. Well done to you all for developing a fantastic product and sticking to it through good times and bad.
I cannot imagine book collecting without Collectorz.com — Pat Roberts (United Kingdom) on Book Collector
April 30, 2020
Thank you!
Hey everyone at CLZ, just wanted to say thank you for making ‘Extras’ from the desktop edition a part of the web edition. This is where I was keeping info like if it was signed. I would get a list of books from a bookseller and some of them would be sighned. I knew I already had some of the books but I couldn’t remember if they were signed. I would have to wait until I was home to see if my book was signed or not. Now I can see this info from anywhere! Thank you! — Sherri Reid (USA) on Book Collector
April 24, 2020
Great product!
Great service, and great product! — Anthony (USA) on Book Collector
April 16, 2020
My book collection cataloged
With the help of my 5 cats, taking turns in my lap supervising, I've been able to finally get ALL of my book collection cataloged. Thanks so much for all you folks have done for this. — Tina Deaton (USA) on Book Collector
April 09, 2020
Superb software
By being stuck indoors I’ve been able to re-catalogue one of my libraries. Unfortunately we don’t have space for shelves so have to use boxes. Just hope I don’t need something from the bottom box. Thank you for the superb software which made the job a whole lot easier. — ?Peter Clarance Joyce (United Kingdom) on Book Collector

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