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I don’t see a Scan button when I add “By barcode”

Troubleshooting » I don’t see a Scan button when I add “By barcode”

If no “scan” button appears in your “by ISBN” screen, it means your device may not have an auto-focus camera that our App can use to scan barcodes correctly. We’ve had to disable barcode scanning on “non-auto-focus-camera”…

Adding movies

Adding movies

You can add movies to CLZ Movies in a variety of ways. Select one of the methods below to learn how. Adding by Barcode Adding by Title Adding Manually Field Defaults

Adding by Barcode

Adding movies » Adding by Barcode

If you are cataloging your DVD and Blu-ray collection, the best way to add movies is by scanning their barcodes with your device’s camera: Tap the Add Movies button: In the Add screen, at the top, choose By Barcode. Point the camera scanner at a DVD or…

Requirements

Reference » Requirements

To get the most out of CLZ Movies, make sure you at least have: An Android running Android OS 4.0.3 or up. An Internet connection (only while adding/automatically updating movies or syncing with CLZ Cloud). For barcode scanning: A device with a camera that can do…

Warning: Database originates from Direct Export

Troubleshooting » CLZ Cloud Sync problems » Warning: Database originates from Direct Export

“Your database originates from a direct export from PC/Mac. Any additions or changes to this database cannot be synced back to CLZ Cloud or your PC/Mac.” CLZ Cloud sync doesn’t work if the database on your mobile device originated from a “Direct…

Adding your first movies

Getting started » Adding your first movies

CLZ Movies lets you add movies without manually entering all the details. Just search our Core online movie database by barcode or title, then auto-download cast & crew info, plot summaries, cover images and much more. Adding by barcode: Tap the Add Movies button:…

Adding by Title

Adding movies » Adding by Title

This lets you search our Core online movie database by movie title, then select and add from the search results. The smart “Search-as-you-type” system will probably find your movie before you finished typing it! Tap the Add Movies button: In the Add…

Adding Manually

Adding movies » Adding Manually

If you are unable to find a movie in our central database or you don’t have an internet connection, you can add it manually: Open the side-menu by tapping the menu icon top left of the main screen: Tap on Add Manually Enter as much information as you want…

Update from Core

Managing your database » Update from Core

When you add movies using this app’s Add by Barcode or Add by Title tools, you get lots of movie details automatically from our central Core for Movies online database. After you add your movies, the Core online data may change, e.g. to add more details that…

Field Reference

Managing your database » Editing movies » Field Reference

Field types in the Edit Screen In the Edit Screen you will find different field types: Basic text fields: These allow you to just type any text in them. Number only fields: You can only add numbers in this field (for instance an index field, or a price…

Collection vs Wish List

Browsing your database » Collection vs Wish List

CLZ Movies can not only keep track of the movies in your collection, but it can also maintain a Wish List. While adding movies, you have the option to choose to add an item to “Collection” or to “Wish List”. If you choose to add movies to your…

Field Defaults

Adding movies » Field Defaults

The “Field Defaults” feature gives you the ability to set default field values for your new movie additions. It allows you to set the “Seen it” or “Read It” fields to Yes or No, preset the Owner field and a lot of other fields. To…

Editing movies

Managing your database » Editing movies

After adding some movies to your database, it’s time to start editing your entries to add personal information (like purchase details, your own ratings and notes, etc…) or to edit the automatically downloaded data to your own preferences. This is done in…

Managing Pick Lists

Managing your database » Managing Pick Lists

With every movie you add to your collection, CLZ Movies stores common information in Pick Lists. Examples of pick lists include Genre, Format, Location, Owner, etc. With the Manage Pick List screen you can modify all Pick List items. With it you can add, edit,…

Multiple collections

Managing your database » Multiple collections

CLZ Movies allows multiple sub-collections within your app. The collections will appear in the menu that you can open from the top left, so that you can easily switch between them. Create and manage collections Open the menu top left and tap “Add…

Export to CLZ Movies: “Device not found”

Reference » Direct import from Movie Collector » Export to CLZ Movies: “Device not found”

If you can’t find your mobile device running CLZ Movies using the “File > Export to > CLZ Mobile” with WiFi, there’s a few possible causes you can check to making it work: Contents Make sure you have Bonjour installed CLZ Movies is not on…

Cover Images

Managing your database » Editing movies » Cover Images

If your device has a camera you can use it to add cover images to your movies. Alternatively you can change the existing cover by something from your image gallery, or you can upload your own cover to the CLZ Cloud from here. Start by selecting a movie and opening up…

Errors in Sync Report

Troubleshooting » CLZ Cloud Sync problems » Errors in Sync Report

It can happen that something goes wrong during sync. If that happens, you will be notified, and you can check here what the error means: Error downloading/uploading cover Other Messages Clear database in CLZ Cloud Error downloading/uploading cover: A…

Getting started

Getting started

Welcome to CLZ Movies! Thanks for downloading our CLZ Movies app! We hope you’ll enjoy using this app to catalog and manage your movie collection. Just getting started cataloging your movies? Then here’s how to add the first movies to your…

Adding a new pick list item

Managing your database » Managing Pick Lists » Adding a new pick list item

Method 1: Type it into the field in the Edit Screen of a movie When you edit a movie and you type something new in one of the pick list fields, this automatically gets added to your pick list for that field. Once a value has been entered in the list, you can just…

Import from Text / CSV

Importing / Exporting » Import from Text / CSV

To perform a full import from a text or CSV file you can use the CLZ Cloud Import Tool. The steps consist of first importing all items into CLZ Cloud, and then syncing those items from CLZ Cloud to CLZ Movies on your mobile device. 1. Importing your Text/CSV file to…