fennel DVDManager
fennel DVDManager
1.9.7

4.5

fennel DVDManager free download for Mac

fennel DVDManager for Mac1.9.7

05 May 2020

Manage your DVD collection.

What is fennel DVDManager for Mac

fennel DVDManager is our next-generation DVD manager (sic) for OS X. With its clean interface, available in 17 languages, DVDManager makes maintaining your DVD library as easy as 1-2-3!

  • Retrieve & Update your DVDs' details through online sites; or
  • Add & Edit them manually, yet *quickly* (just the core details!)
  • Manage their life when lent to friends thanks to your Address Book
  • Create box sets and your wish list easily, then manage them intuitively
  • Export a complete list of your DVD library as PDF or to the Web, etc.

Quick, Simple & Fun :) ! It's time to manage the workflow of your DVDs with Style!

What's new in fennel DVDManager

Version 1.9.7:
Features:
  • There’s a new websource in town: Movies!
Enhancements:
  • Now qualified for macOS Catalina 10.15.4
For Your Information:

Due to unexpected changes in an external service’s licensing terms, our Retrieve action may currently no longer return any search results for some websources. Sorry for the inconvenience, but be assured that we're actively working to introduce new means in a future update for you to easily retrieve details of your DVDs, as you used to.

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Swordman
Swordman
Oct 1 2009
1.8.1
0.0
Oct 1 2009
0.0
Version: 1.8.1
Wow, still no Snow Leopard compatibility. I'm gonna have to find some other app, and re-catalog 900+dvd's I have. It's been too many weeks without being able to access my database. I should have been smarter and memorized all of my dvd's and which slip in the case I have them stored in. I'm an idiot to trust a freeware program. Oh well, it *was* a good program. :(
Swordman
Swordman
Sep 16 2009
1.8 (65)
0.0
Sep 16 2009
0.0
Version: 1.8 (65)
Snow Leopard compatibility soon? I hope so. It would be nice to get into my database again! Otherwise, this thing is GREAT.
Djrumpy
Djrumpy
Jan 18 2009
1.7.8
5.0
Jan 18 2009
5.0
Version: 1.7.8
Excellent piece of software. I don't require all sorts of bells and whistles that provide me with little/no value. I just need a list of titles, genre, rating, and 'loaned to' information. This app fits the bill perfectly, and it let me import my old CSV file with no muss or fuss! It does have internet lookup if you need that sort of thing, and it seems to work flawlessly as well. The interface is clean and easy to use, which I wasn't finding browsing most of the other free offerings. I'm grateful I stumbled on this one! Two Thumbs Up ;)
Aetnaria
Aetnaria
Jun 5 2008
1.7.5 (53)
0.0
Jun 5 2008
0.0
Version: 1.7.5 (53)
This is Donationware (as stated on their website), not Freeware.
fennelsoftware
fennelsoftware
May 21 2007
1.6.7v44
0.0
May 21 2007
0.0
Version: 1.6.7v44
Dear fsDM Users,Through this alert bulletin, we'd like to let you know that we're now aware of problems re the retrieval of DVD details through Amazon-based Web sources. We'd also like to tell you that we've already started investigating what could be the cause of such an issue, and we'll try to keep you informed of our progress towards solving it. Be assured we'll do our best to get your beloved DVD manager back and running as expected as soon as possible. But we don't ignore the possibility that those Web sources may be temporarily removed from fsDM if a new implementation of those retrieval mechanisms was going to be needed…We're really sorry for the inconvenience, and we'd like to thank you all for your patience and understanding in the meantime.- The Team(Credit goes to Graham E. for reporting this alert to us.)
Johnny-Rocket
Johnny-Rocket
Feb 24 2007
1.6.7v43
0.0
Feb 24 2007
0.0
Version: 1.6.7v43
I've been keeping my dvd's in an excel file, I wish DVDManager could import it so I don't have to manually type in 300 dvd's
Cmuviolin
Cmuviolin
Dec 29 2006
1.6.7v42
5.0
Dec 29 2006
5.0
Version: 1.6.7v42
Having about 150 DVD's this is a dream come true. Not only does this help me keep track of all of my movies, but lets me know which ones are checked out, and who has it (working is Address Book). Thank you for the great software.
ShawnBoucke
ShawnBoucke
Dec 11 2006
1.6.7
5.0
Dec 11 2006
5.0
Version: 1.6.7
I use this everyday, to keep track of my collection, to lend them out, to note which DVD's i will be getting in the future. I must have for anyone with a large DVD collection. Great job, Thank you
Guest
Guest
Jun 5 2005
1.6
4.5
Jun 5 2005
4.5
Version: 1.6
my favorite dvd manager out there. simple, efficient, good-looking, with only but a few interface quirks i'd change, but hey, try the others out there, ugh.
Guest
Guest
Apr 30 2005
1.6
0.0
Apr 30 2005
0.0
Version: 1.6
Or "A tutorial to get your DVD library back once on Mac OS X v10.4":* If you chose to upgrade from Mac OS X "Panther" (or "Jaguar"), you shouldn't have anything to do: your user's account should be preserved, your data still available; you'd only have to launch (and enjoy using) fennel DVDManager under Tiger.* If you chose to clean install Mac OS X "Tiger" (i.e., through some formatting of your startup volume), be sure you've backup-ed your entire "DVDManager" folder (which is located in your user's account "Library" folder) before running this erasing installation process: you can either use Finder's File > Create Archive of "DVDManager" menu item (good), or our new File > Export DVD Library to Desktop action from fsDM v1.6 (recommended).Once under Tiger, you'd only have to expand this .zip archive into your new user's account "Library" folder, for fennel DVDManager to transparently load your data back on its next launch.Don't hesitate to contact us directly for any question... We wish you the smartest transition to Tiger ;) !
Guest
Guest
Apr 18 2005
1.5.9
0.0
Apr 18 2005
0.0
Version: 1.5.9
Regarding this recent Mac OS X v10.3.9 issue, one can also try the simpler trick which consists in updating the prebinding. To do that, simply execute the following command in a Terminal: sudo update_prebinding -root / -force This process may take many minutes to fulfill completely; but it may also avoid to some of you the heavyweight re-installation of Apple's Security Update 2005-002 (even if the solution we prefer…) Hope this helps. Don't hesitate to contact us directly for any question/problem. - Fennel Software (http://fennel.free.fr/)
Guest
Guest
Apr 16 2005
1.5.8
0.0
Apr 16 2005
0.0
Version: 1.5.8
With the just released Mac OS X v10.3.9, some are experiencing some issue while launching fennel DVDManager :( ! So here's a tip to fix your environment: simply reinstall Apple's Security Update 2005-002 (Download - 16.4 MB), and everything should be working just fine again…
Guest
Guest
Apr 4 2005
1.5.7
4.5
Apr 4 2005
4.5
Version: 1.5.7
DVD Manager is nice, stable and as advertised: bare-boned. Works nicely but i also sum myself up to the list of persons with the desire that it would include an actors field and a "custom" category, since i very frequently find myself without the precise category for some of my movies. I am very thankful anyway to the developers for a nicely done work that can be used for free.
Guest
Guest
Mar 16 2005
1.5.6
4.5
Mar 16 2005
4.5
Version: 1.5.6
Not bad, especially for free. However, there's too much emphasis on "loans". I don't loan my discs so I don't need any tracking of them. There should be more of an emphasis on categorizing the DVD's themselves, such as listing actors, etc.
Guest
Guest
Feb 3 2005
1.5.1
4.5
Feb 3 2005
4.5
Version: 1.5.1
Great App. Much stable and reliable then the DVD Cache. This is the app I recommend to those who would like to keep track of their DVD's.
Guest
Guest
Dec 29 2004
1.4.2
4.5
Dec 29 2004
4.5
Version: 1.4.2
FYI, a new build (v19) of fennel DVDManager 1.4.2 was just uploaded to our servers; it includes a new bug fix where previews didn't "stick" when updated from the Internet. Thanks to Xavier L. for the bug report, and sorry for the inconvenience :( !
Guest
Guest
Nov 21 2004
1.4
4.5
Nov 21 2004
4.5
Version: 1.4
Great stuff.... but lacking in a few details. The author should add: 1. double-click a DVD to edit it 2. add actors 3. add search capability on actors 4. automatic genre completion 5. html features (title, font, alignment) But overall: well-finished, stable and sobre. (11/21/2004, Version: 1.4)
Guest
Guest
Nov 20 2004
1.4
4.5
Nov 20 2004
4.5
Version: 1.4
I really enjoy your product - it makes organizing my collection easy to do. I especially appreciate the fact that you account for multiple disc DVD sets. It makes sets such as Indiana Jones or Star Wars easier to classify. That, and location management - makes keeping track of where they are much simpler! I do have several suggestions for improvement though. One would be separating your 'Author' field into several searchable fields (i.e. Director, Writer, Actor). (Dealing with the auteur theory is a little much when one is just trying to organize their DVD collection!) As well, your detail section is a little sparse. For instance, along with actors, include roles. And distributor, producer, etc. Just to provide a little more searchable detail. Anyway, great product, keep up the great work! Looking forward to your next update!
Guest
Guest
Oct 1 2004
1.2
4.5
Oct 1 2004
4.5
Version: 1.2
Features: Sparse options 2/5 Ease of use: Unintuitive 3/5 Value: Free but DVD Attache is better 1/5 Stability: OK 4/5 Comments: Too basic. It needs more work to become a good application. Don't be discouraged, these reviews show you what to do to improve your app.
Guest
Guest
Oct 1 2004
1.2
4.5
Oct 1 2004
4.5
Version: 1.2
It looks to me, by checking out the website, that this DVD Manager doesn't have some pretty essential features. For once, being able to search your collection for actors in a movie would be a good thing -- yet it has no place to store that info, except in the notes section. There should be a list that you can manage of actors in the movie with their roles, and this information should come right in from IMDB.
Guest
Guest
Sep 25 2004
1.1
4.5
Sep 25 2004
4.5
Version: 1.1
Pretty good but need more options to customize the library (main actors, language, etc)
Guest
Guest
Sep 8 2004
1.0
4.5
Sep 8 2004
4.5
Version: 1.0
Finally I found the program I needed to manage my DVDs, easy, clean and fast! Love it!
Guest
Guest
Aug 31 2004
1.0
4.5
Aug 31 2004
4.5
Version: 1.0
Cool app, but what's new over DVDManager? Only the name has changed?
Guest
Guest
Aug 24 2004
2.1.1
4.5
Aug 24 2004
4.5
Version: 2.1.1
Nice little app...does what it says, it's simple and has a nice interface. And I second what someone said earlier about double clicking a title to enter edit mode...might be a good idea to add this feature :)
Guest
Guest
Aug 12 2004
2.1.1
0.0
Aug 12 2004
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
v2.1.1 is not qualified for Mac OS X v10.3.5 (yet)We want to inform our users that we're currently experiencing a serious issue around our Amazon-based "Retrieve" action since the recent Mac OS X v10.3.5 update.For the time being—and until we manage to fix, and then qualify our product regarding this new OS version—, we advise you not to use Amazon as a source for retrieving the details of your DVDs. A workaround could be to only use IMDb's (or to manually add them…)We're sorry for the inconvenience, and wanted you to know we're working hard to get this functionality back ASAP. Thanks in advance for your patience and understanding.
Guest
Guest
Jun 30 2004
2.1.1
0.0
Jun 30 2004
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
Great little program. One thing I wish for though is that it imported the movie description, actors name, etc. also.
Guest
Guest
Jun 25 2004
2.1.1
0.0
Jun 25 2004
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
This is the best DVD managing app out there. Better than any of the others, and I have tried them all, well if not all, it was close to that. In fact I like it so much that I really liked to contribute to it's development, but I don't have the money to do that. So I proposed myself to make the Portuguese localization. Thank you to the developers for a great work. Just one thing. I would like some features added, but someone here already asked for them.
Guest
Guest
Jun 24 2004
2.1.1
4.5
Jun 24 2004
4.5
Version: 2.1.1
*Sweet* Thanks! Just one tiny problem here (a personal quirk?): I keep feeling the urge to double-click an entry's line to invoke Edit mode. (-:
Guest
Guest
Jun 18 2004
2.1
0.0
Jun 18 2004
0.0
Version: 2.1
excellent! better than any of the other shareware apps out there, and this one is free! i'll definitely be sending in a donation though. adding the amazon lookup makes this close to perfect.
Guest
Guest
May 29 2004
2.1
4.5
May 29 2004
4.5
Version: 2.1
Great little app. I'd like to see more prominent IMDb support, like: 1) the movie summary text in the info drawer 2) maybe arrow links in the list of titles to Amazon/IMDb, like iTunes now has links to the music store 3) IMDb/Amazon links (and summaries) on the exported html pages. Keep up the good work!
Guest
Guest
May 26 2004
2.1
4.5
May 26 2004
4.5
Version: 2.1
This app' is rocks! Very easy to use, it does the essential. The retrieve feature is bloody fast compared to other applications I tried. Really sweet the small square button in the upper right corner of the drawer to go to IMDb web site and read the full synopsis and comments from people.
Guest
Guest
May 18 2004
2.1
4.5
May 18 2004
4.5
Version: 2.1
The CPU usage goes to maximum after retrieve 2 movie record. PowerBook become extremely slow, dock can't function properly, finder cannot function, can't force quit and can't shutdown or restart. The idea of this program is very good, we don't need to key in the data manually. But to me, stability is far more important than ease of used. I haven't confirm whether there is any file damage by this problem, but so sure, I won't give second try.
Guest
Guest
Apr 2 2004
2.0
0.0
Apr 2 2004
0.0
Version: 2.0
Keep cool ;) ! Everything is under control now :) ! Embrace biakfennel DVDManager 2.0 right away (with a validated .dmg file provided to you thanks to macupdate.com)!
Guest
Guest
Apr 2 2004
2.0
4.5
Apr 2 2004
4.5
Version: 2.0
can't seem to expand the disk image. anyone else successful?
Guest
Guest
Sep 16 2003
1.0
0.0
Sep 16 2003
0.0
Version: 1.0
Hello to all of you & Thanks for the kind words! We're doing our best to deliver simple, yet great products; and suggestions from our users are really welcome and appreciated. Yes, we're reading your comments posted here, and we'll discuss any new idea for a potential inclusion in a forthcoming version of biakfennel DVDManager. Stay tuned since cool features are going to happen ;) ! "Anonymous", we were unable to reproduce the bug you described :( ! If you read this comment, please contact us at: biakfennel@free.fr. We'll be glad to fix it as soon as possible. As a side note: please do contact us by email (biakfennel@free.fr) for any problem/bug/idea/remark/suggestion 'cause we then can reply individually to all of you. Bye & Thanks!
Guest
Guest
Sep 10 2003
1.0
4.5
Sep 10 2003
4.5
Version: 1.0
A-MA-ZING!! Plus it's free :)
Guest
Guest
Jun 23 2003
1.0
4.5
Jun 23 2003
4.5
Version: 1.0
Why does the delete key assume I want to delete the DVD when I'm typing in a title/artist? This is bad UI design.
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  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later

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