Delicious Library
Delicious Library
3.9.3
2.9
0.0
Delicious Library free download for Mac

Delicious Library for Mac3.9.3

28 January 2021

Import, browse and share your media.

What is Delicious Library for Mac

Delicious Library allows you to import, browse, and share all your books, movies, music, and video games with Delicious Library. Run your very own library from your home or office using our impossibly simple interface. Delicious Library's digital shelves act as a visual card-catalog.

A scan of a barcode is all Delicious Library needs to add an item to your digital shelves, downloading tons of info from the Internet like the author, release date, current value, description, and even a high-resolution picture of the cover. Import your entire library using our exclusive full-speed iSight video barcode scanner, our Flic Wireless Laser Bar Code Scanner, or (the slow way) entering the titles by hand. Once you have all of your items in your Mac, you can browse though your digital shelves, check stuff out to friends using Apple's built-in Address Book and calendar, and find new items to read, watch, and play using Library's recommendations.

Quickly importing your stuff into Delicious Library doesn't require a dedicated barcode scanner - you can use any QuickTime-supported digital video camera, like your Apple iSight. Just hold the barcode on the back of any book, movie, CD, or video game in front of the camera and your item magically shows up on your digital shelf seconds later. Using the same technology found in $800 industrial-strength CCD barcode scanners, Delicious Library reads every single frame of digital video; seeking out, targeting, and instantly decoding any visible barcodes. This results in a seamless process of scanning that lets you import about 750 items an hour (assuming you can move your arms that fast). At that rate the staff of the new downtown Seattle Central Library could work together to import all of their 1.4 million books into Delicious Library in just over 5 hours.

What's new in Delicious Library

Version 3.9.3:
Big Sur update:
  • Fixed a bug where showing the inspector pane hangs under macOS 11 “Big Sur”
  • Fixed a very rare bug where library would crash when refreshing an item from a non-US store

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gregraven
gregraven
Apr 12 2021
3.9.3
1.0
Apr 12 2021
1.0
Version: 3.9.3
This may be one of the worst Mac apps of all time. Sure, there are apps that crash, and apps that don't work at all, but Delicious Library works just enough that you keep trying to use it. I'm now on the third major version of DL, and it is just as slow as it was when it first came out. It does have an interesting feature set, but the only thing I've found that is slower than DL is Delicious Monster tech support. You can e-mail them and never hear back. Ever. Did a clean install of macOS 11 Big Sur, which resulted in the loss of all 5,000+ of my DL entries. E-mailed support to find out where to look on my pre-install backup. Nothing. Nada. Par for the course with them. Even if the software worked perfectly, it would still be flawed by the fact that it uses Amazon (and other?) sources for data, which means that you are at the mercy of whomever does data entry for those sources, and it ain't pretty. I'm thinking a text file with a list of our books might be more efficient and fun to use than Delicious Library. I can't believe this company is still in business.
ben-marko
ben-marko
Apr 4 2021
3.9.3
2.0
Apr 4 2021
2.0
Version: 3.9.3
Disappointing. Granted, Calibre has a horrible interface, but in DL I can't import epub/mobi files into a library. It only records the information about a book, but doesn't actually manage the books themselves. So it also won't accept drag-and-drop importation of files. It seems to have taken a step down in terms of quality, with the interface being overly simplistic and very limited. Just trying this once for a couple of days has driven me back to calibre with no looking back.
jwerner1
jwerner1
Dec 10 2020
3.9.2
4.0
Dec 10 2020
4.0
Version: 3.9.2
I have to say, I've always been a fan of Delicious Library. It's always worked well for me. It's an easy and fairly convenient way to inventory and keep track of my library (DVDs, Blu-rays, Books). It seems to have adjusted to Catalina (on my Mac) and made it through any problems with Amazon as I seamlessly added new Blu-ray titles to my library yesterday and every one of them was able to fetch information from Amazon. I would like to know how to share my library with my other devices, or at least my other desktop Macs.
nancywiener1
nancywiener1
Mar 1 2020
3.9
1.0
Mar 1 2020
1.0
Version: 3.9
Went for wonderful to abysmal with the 3.9 update. App no longer fetches book details from Amazon. The wheel just spins and spins.
Macbookpro
Macbookpro
Feb 28 2020
3.9
5.0
Feb 28 2020
5.0
Version: 3.9
I love this app. The ability to scan from your iPhone to get information into this app is a great feature. This app allows me to keep up with my books (and more) and can create smart lists or categories. I use it to generate a list of books on topics to provide as something akin to a bibliography.
Taneria
Taneria
Apr 18 2019
3.8.3
2.5
Apr 18 2019
2.5
Version: 3.8.3
Is directed more towards a hobbiest/collector audience then my use case that needed the ability to track SN/Warranty/and userguide information. Otherwise seems fine
ben-marko
ben-marko
Nov 8 2017
3.7
2.0
Nov 8 2017
2.0
Version: 3.7
This has a nice GUI, but the one for DL2 was better. A serious drawback is you can't drag and drop files into it. I have over 1,000 comics that I would LOVE to be able to track in an app like DL. But it won't allow me to do that. It's a shame that there isn't a decent app like this anymore. DL2 stopped working for me some time ago. :(
Ruiram
Ruiram
Oct 24 2017
3.7
0.5
Oct 24 2017
0.5
Version: 3.7
Terrible support. Stay far away.
John-Hook
John-Hook
Jan 6 2017
3.6.2
2.0
Jan 6 2017
2.0
Version: 3.6.2
I bought this several years ago shortly after Steve Jobs introduced it at MacWorld Expo. It was good but the publish to web feature was "flakey". What I hate about the developer is that I emailed them several weeks ago for an upgrade and was told there was no upgrade pricing and I would have to pay the full price!
Julia-S
Julia-S
Sep 23 2016
3.6
2.0
Sep 23 2016
2.0
Version: 3.6
Good app, but the old interface was much better
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  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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