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CLZ Movies (iOS)

v4.5.2: New “Clear” templates added

April 26th, 2017

New in 4.5.2:

  • New Details View templates which are easier on the eye:
    • Clear Light template
    • Clear Dark template

Fixed:

  • Covers were not updated in the main list after editing a movie.
  • Main Screen: Unknown Formats now have a text label in the cell.
  • Login now does a receipt check.
  • “Change Template” button moved to right sidebar in the main screen.
  • Better thumbnail layout in Landscape Mode.
  • After closing the add movies automatically screen, it now selects the latest added movie.
  • Improved “tap” area of hamburger menu so you can back out of a folder more easily.

CLZ Movies (iOS)

v4.5: A completely new look!

April 16th, 2017

A huge v4.5 update for the CLZ Movies app is now available.

And prepare to be shocked 🙂 (in a good way, don’t worry):
The app looks completely different now, with a cleaner brighter look and an improved user interface.

What’s new in CLZ Movies 4.5 for iOS?

  • A completely new look, that is cleaner and brighter.
  • The choice between two skins/themes: Light & Dark.
  • No bottom toolbar means more screen space for your movie collection.
  • Big floating blue ‘+’ button on bottom right for adding new movies.
  • Access all other features and tools from ‘hamburger’ menu top left.
  • Access all view settings from menu on top right.
  • Quickly switch between All / In Collection / Wish List at the top.

How to update your CLZ Movies app to version 4.5:

  • On your device, open the App Store app.
  • On the bottom, switch to the Updates tab.
  • Find the CLZ Movies entry and tap “UPDATE” on the right.

Do you like the new look?
Then please let the world know by posting a nice review in the App Store!


CLZ Movies (iOS)

v4.3.4: Easily add movies that come up as “Unrecognized Barcode”

March 6th, 2017

This update introduces an easier way to deal with “Unrecognized Barcodes”.
A new screen that not only helps you to add the movie to your app anyway, but also helps your fellow CLZ Movies users by instantly adding the missing barcode to the CLZ Core online movie database.

What’s new in CLZ Movies 4.3.4 for iOS?

Easily add movies that come up as “Unrecognized Barcode”

  • In the Add Movies screen when a barcode is not recognized, a new “Unrecognized Barcode” screen will appear.
  • In this screen:
    1. Just find your movie by title (Search-As-You-Type is also active here!)
    2. Select the format (DVD, Blu-Ray, etc..)
    3. Then click Add Movie.
  • This will:
    1. Add the movie to YOUR database with full movie details, your barcode and the selected format.
    2. Instantly add the barcode to OUR Core online movie database, connected to the movie you selected. Which means that the next users who searches for the same barcode, will instantly get a result 🙂

How to update your CLZ Games app to version 4.3.3:

  • On your device, open the App Store app.
  • On the bottom, switch to the Updates tab.
  • Find the CLZ Movies entry and tap “UPDATE” on the right.

Enjoy!


CLZ Movies (Android)

v4.3.12: New: Easily add movies that come up as “Unrecognized Barcode”

February 7th, 2017

CLZ Movies Android: Unrecognized Barcode screen

A v4.3.12 update for your CLZ Movies app is now available.

This update introduces an easier way to deal with “Unrecognized Barcodes”.
A new screen that not only helps you to add the movie to your app anyway, but also helps your fellow CLZ Movies users by instantly adding the missing barcode to the CLZ Core online movie database.

Easily add movies that come up as “Unrecognized Barcode”

  • In the Add Movies screen when a barcode is not recognized, a new “Unrecognized Barcode” screen will appear.
  • In this screen:
    1. Just find your movie by title (Search-As-You-Type is also active here!)
    2. Select the format (DVD, Blu-Ray, etc..)
    3. Then click Add Movie.
  • This will:
    1. Add the movie to YOUR database with full movie details, your barcode and the selected format.
    2. Instantly add the barcode to OUR Core online movie database, connected to the movie you selected.

Enjoy!


CLZ Movies (iOS)

v4.3.3: Redesigned “Edit Movie” screen and new folder grouping options

January 13th, 2017

New:

  • Edit screen with tabs (main details/personal details)
  • Added location as an option in the manage pick list screen
  • Added folder options: producer, writer, musician, cinematographer, distributor, store, packaging, edition, consition, subtitle, aspectratio
  • Main list
    • Scroll position now remembered after editing/removing a movie
    • Now updates live after editing a movie

Fixed:

  • Missing ‘show all’ folder item in empty folders on tablet devices
  • List view section headers stopping at X
  • Crash in the in-app-purchase screen
  • Barcode can be added with voice dictation
  • App was occasionally crashing when searching for a title
  • Background image issue in the backdrop templates on phone devices

CLZ Movies (Android)

v4.3.9: New “split” edit screen

November 17th, 2016

New:

  • Split edit screen, easily switch between main and personal fields

Fixed:

  • App respects the system screen orientation lock
  • Background color for the searchbar on certain Lollipop tablet devices
  • Long loading in manage pick list screen

CLZ Movies (iOS)

v4.3.1: Redesigned Add Automatically screen!

November 8th, 2016

A huge v4.3 update for your CLZ Movies mobile app is now available.

In this update, we complete re-designed the Add Movies screen, to make it clearer, easier-to-user and to help you add movies more efficiently.

What’s new in the Add Movies screen?

  • Switch between By Title and By Barcode using tabs at the top
    (Add Manually is now a separate screen, under Tools menu)
  • All panels are now resizable (list, details, camera)
  • Add button is now at bottom right (blue circle with “+” icon)
  • Adding By Title:
    • Suggestions appear in a drop-down while you type a title
    • Expand movie edition list using “V” icons on the right
  • Adding By Barcode:
    • Camera scanner is now integrated in Add screen, not a separate screen
    • Tap the keyboard icon in the camera panel to enter a barcode manually
    • Delete barcode from queue by swiping from right to left
    • Barcode queue is now remembered between sessions
    • Now correctly handles multiple results for a barcode search

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CLZ Movies (Android)

v4.3.7: Added more folder options, Sync Status indicator and more

October 20th, 2016

New:

  • CLZ Cloud Sync button now indicates “out of sync” status using red exclamation mark
  • App now automatically restores the “Unlock Full App” in-app purchase
  • Added more folder options:
    • store
    • packaging
    • edition
    • condition
    • location
    • country
    • aspect ratio
    • cinematographer
    • distributor
    • musician
    • producer
    • region
    • subtitle
    • writer

Fixed:

  • Hardware keyboard enter not working in tablet search field

CLZ Movies (Android)

v4.3.6: Better handling of multiple barcode results

October 5th, 2016

Fixed:

  • CLZ Movies now handles multiple barcode search results properly

CLZ Movies (Android)

v4.3.5: New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding movies

October 4th, 2016

New:

  • “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding movies by title. While enter a title to search for, a drop-down list will appear, showing the five most popular titles that match. If you see the movie you were looking for, just tap to select it.

Fixed:

  • Screen rotation throughout the app

CLZ Movies (Android)

v4.3.1: New “Material”-based interface with skins

September 6th, 2016

A huge v4.3 update for your CLZ Movies app is now available.
And prepare to be shocked 🙂 (in a good way, don’t worry):

The app looks completely different now, with a cleaner brighter look and an improved user interface. Here’s what’s new:

What’s new in CLZ Movies 4.3 for Android?

  • New”Material”-based interface, with two skins/themes: Light & Dark.
    (The app now starts in the Light skin. If you prefer the Dark look, just use the View menu top right)
  • Big floating blue “+” button for adding movies.
  • Access all other features and tools from “hamburger” menu top left.
  • Clear and easy switch between All / In Collection / Wish List at the top.
  • Access all other view options from menu on top right.
  • Add screen: tabs at the top to switch between By Title and By Barcode modes.
  • Add Manually is now a separate menu item in the menu on the left.
  • Redesigned book list entries.
  • Old Import from Movie Collector has been moved to Settings screen!

CLZ Movies (iOS)

V4.2.1: New: “Manage Pick Lists” screen

July 29th, 2016

Version 4.2 adds a couple of improvements and tools that are essential for users who are doing most of their editing on the mobile apps:

  • New “Manage Pick Lists” screen (under new Tools menu).
    This new screen lets you take control of your pick lists, that is book Authors, music Artists, comic Series, Publishers, Formats, Genres, Subjects, etc… Use it to:

    • Fix typos in names.
    • Remove unused entries.
    • Merge duplicate entries.
  • Edit screen improvements:
    • New “value picker” screen for pick list fields, like Authors, Artists, Series, Genres, Subjects, etc… Just tap the field, pick a value from the pick list that appears and done. No more need to type the first few letters of a value (we all hate typing on mobile devices, don’t we?)
    • Tap the pencil icons to directly edit names of pick list entries.
    • Tap the pencil icon for Artists, Authors and Series to directly edit Names *and* SortNames.

CLZ Movies (Android)

v4.2.1: New: Manage Pick Lists tool and ways to edit pick list items

July 28th, 2016

  • New “Manage Pick Lists” tool for editing and merging Formats, Genres, Series etc..
  • Edit screen: Now edit the names of Format, Genre, Subject entries.
  • Edit screen: New “value picker” screen for quickly filling fields like Format and Genre.
  • New Tools menu, with Manage Pick Lists, Field Defaults and Empty Database tools.

CLZ Movies (iOS)

v4.1.1: New: Field Defaults screen

May 23rd, 2016

New:

  • Settings / Field Defaults: choose field values that will be set for each new entry automatically.
  • Edit screen improvements:
    • Improved layout to make it easier on the eye
    • New “Select Value” screen for easier entry of pick list fields (e.g. Artist, Format, Genre, etc…)
    • Cancel and Done buttons have been moved to the top bar.
    • New Delete button at the bottom.

CLZ Movies (Android)

v4.0.4: Added new folder options

May 2nd, 2016

New folder options:

  • IMDb Rating: group movies into folders based on IMDb Rating
  • Collection Status: group movies by their Collection Status
    (Collection, Wish List, On Order, For Sale)

Also fixed a couple of bugs.


CLZ Movies (Android)

v4.0.3: Packaging field now syncs with CLZ Cloud

March 29th, 2016

Fixed:

  • Fixed a login error
  • Packaging field wasn’t syncing to CLZ Cloud

CLZ Movies (Android)

v4.0.1: CLZ Movies for Android is now free to download

March 22nd, 2016

Now a free app, with a database limit of 100 movies.
Increase your database limit using In App Purchases.

New:

  • IMDB Rating now shown in movie lists.
  • Sort your list by IMDb Rating.
  • Easily switch between Add methods (Title/Barcode/Manual).
  • Re-designed search results, including cover images.
  • Now add directly from results using quick add buttons.
    (no more need to open the Preview Screen)

  • Add by Barcode now automatically opens Camera Scan screen.

Fixed:

  • Fixed crash on select all in selection mode
  • Fixed crash when opening “Add By Barcode” screen on Gingerbread devices

CLZ Movies (iOS)

V4.0.1: CLZ Movies is now free to try out, lots of new features

January 14th, 2016

It’s been a long time in the making, but it’s finally here:
CLZ Movies 4.0 for iOS!

And: It’s a free update for everyone who already owns the app.

New main screen features:

  • IMDB Rating now shown in movie lists.
  • Sort your list by IMDb Rating.
  • Use IMDB Rating as the folder field.
  • Use Collection Status as the folder field.

Improved Add Movies screen

  • Easily switch between Add methods (Title/Barcode/Manual).
  • Re-designed search results with included cover images.
  • Now add directly from results using quick-add buttons
    (no more need to open the Preview Screen).
  • New black style for Preview Screen.
  • Add by Barcode now automatically opens Camera Scan screen.

Now free to download, with a 100-movie limit

CLZ Movies is now free to try out and starts with a limit of 100 movies.


Recent changes

v4.13.1: Redesigned app icon November 6th, 2018 v4.13.1: Redesigned app icon and new way to add box sets November 5th, 2018 v4.13.1: Redesigned app icon and new way to add box sets November 1st, 2018 v4.12.4: Moved some buttons to more logical places September 3rd, 2018 v4.12.3: Moved some buttons to more logical places August 26th, 2018 v4.12.1: New: Automatically add multi-movie box-sets July 31st, 2018 v4.12.1: New: Automatically add multi-movie box-sets July 19th, 2018 v4.11: More editable fields! June 18th, 2018 v4.11: More editable fields! June 14th, 2018 v4.10.2: Bigger and easier to spot Add button! May 14th, 2018 v4.10.2: Bigger and easier to spot Add button! May 9th, 2018 v4.10: Many new sort options and a redesigned Select Sort Order screen April 22nd, 2018 v4.10: Many new sort options and a redesigned Select Sort Order screen March 15th, 2018 v4.9: Improved search features February 21st, 2018 v4.9: Improved search features January 17th, 2018 v4.8.1: Automatic CLZ Cloud syncing! January 8th, 2018 v4.8: Automatic CLZ Cloud syncing! November 29th, 2017 v4.5.5: Further improvements to the Add Movies screen November 22nd, 2017 v4.5.13: Further improvements to the Add Movies screen November 10th, 2017 v4.5.12: Optimized layout for iPad Pro October 20th, 2017 v4.5.10: Redesigned Selection Mode October 15th, 2017 v4.5.4: Improved navigation in “All Movies” folder July 18th, 2017 v4.5.4: New preview templates and better navigation after adding June 11th, 2017 v4.5.2: Improvements to the barcode scanner May 30th, 2017 v4.5.1: Improved Add Movies screen May 4th, 2017