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Book Collector Desktop software for Windows & macOS

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USD $49.95
+ USD $24.95 for updates (1st year free)

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

Automatically download all book details and images

Get author, title, publisher, genres, plot, cover art, etc...

Feature-rich and highly customizable desktop software

Lots of book data fields, many advanced features and customization options

Install on multiple computers, then sync your data between them

Store book data & images locally, optionally sync with our free CLZ Cloud storage

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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.

Book Collector reviews from customers

July 19, 2018
Excellent program
Yours is an excellent program, which I use and have used extensively for both my academic and personal library for many years. I am currently researching the history of "The Poppy" and "The Tulip" in your regional history as part of a personal biography ( I passed many fields of both during a motorcycle-camping tour of the region in 1957 and remember both the flowers and the desolate appearance of Waterloo...beautiful flowers and memories). — Don Speer (USA) on Book Collector
July 17, 2018
Exceeded my expectations
I have been using Book Collector for a couple of weeks now and I must report that it has exceeded my expectations in form and function. It is a well thought out program that is comprehensive, intuitive and aesthetic. The customization options are awesome. Kudos to you for coming up with such a program. This is exactly what my book collection was screaming for. Thank you. — Christopher R Carey (USA) on Book Collector
July 05, 2018
Love your software
I really love your software! I've managed to catalogue most of my 3,000+ books, and I enjoy spending my spare time entering more data so everything is correct and up to date. :) — Kylie Lowe (Australia) on Book Collector
June 01, 2018
LOVE IT!
Thanks for such a GREAT product. I use it all the time, especially when shopping at old used book stores to be sure I am not double buying a book. — Larry Fry (USA) on Book Collector
May 25, 2018
Beautiful
Mate !!!
What can I say. The last update is #@*&# Beautiful
18.2 has given my laptop with 4k a new life.
The collector (Book Collector) is just that more beautiful. Before she ran nice, Now she Looks good.
Congrats from 'Down Under' — Howard Powell (Australia) on Book Collector
May 24, 2018
Thank you!
Alwin and Team,
I've been using Book Collector for a number of years now and decided it was about time that I express my appreciation to you for not only developing the best "book software" product on the market, but also, for your continuing updates and frequent communications. Book Collector has more than met my needs for the 2,000+ books I've logged. So again, a well-deserved thank you to you and your staff.
P.S. I just recently purchased Movie Collector to log all of my DVDs and CDs. I'm very satisfied. — Blaine Beckett (USA) on Book Collector
May 23, 2018
Brilliant
This isn't a question just a "well done". The clarity on the new screen text/images is fantastic. It has given the application such a clear and modern look. Brilliant.
I have used Book Collector for 15 years and watched it develop. I wouldn’t be without it. — Pat Roberts (United Kingdom) on Book Collector
May 20, 2018
Thanks!
I wanted to thank you for all your help and getting me out of this book collector nightmare. I followed all your directions and it is now working. I have zapped in 16 books today and every thing seems to be working fine.
You have been so helpful to me with all of this. I would never have got this working with out you. I really appreciate all your time and effort. — Marie Gray on Book Collector
April 20, 2018
Thank you
Thank you for being on top of this and responding so quickly. I am very impressed with your continual support and clear directions for everything related to Book Collector.
This is a thank you, a pat on the back, and a “Well Done.” — Bonnie Hamilton (USA) on Book Collector
April 12, 2018
Love your program
I love your program and recommend it to all my friends.
Some of my friends who are using your product don't just collect books. One collects comic books and another collects music. Your product is great for all collectors. — Bill Iversen (USA) on Book Collector

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