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Delicious Library
Delicious Library
3.2
Delicious Library free download for Mac

Delicious Library

Version 3.9.3

Import, browse and share your media.

$39.00
PaidOne-Time Purchase

Delicious Library overview

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 version 3.9.3

Updated on Jan 28 2021

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

Information

License

Shareware

Size

116.8 MB

Downloads

169801

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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claudettecue12
claudettecue12
Mar 16 2022
3.9.3
1.0
Mar 16 2022
1.0
Version: 3.9.3
when it first started i paid $25.00 and downloaded. after a whille I couldn't down load because I had a Mac. A year later I called and they now work with Mac. Got it ididn't work at all with Mack. In beginning I down loads all books, all music, and inventor's. they said saved, never heard back.. I would love tohave back under Claudette Cue 405-969-3272 4551 N. Hy. 74, Oklahoma 73028. I would like to continue with Delicious #3. Is it true that you won't return my call? I would truly appreciate call and help. Cell: 405-229-4570
klinchwv
klinchwv
Dec 6 2021
3.9.3
0.0
Dec 6 2021
0.0
Version: 3.9.3
I love it for the most part, but I agree that version 2 had a better interface than 3. But all the web site links for the software no longer work; I think the creators are no longer supporting this software. If I recall correctly, I first noticed the lack of response sometime in mid-2020... I have been unable to confirm this, however.
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
Tom34772
Tom34772
Nov 8 2015
3.3.5
4.0
Nov 8 2015
4.0
Version: 3.3.5
This software has been updated to 3.4 -- now with El Capitan fixes/compatibility!
JBX
JBX
Dec 29 2014
3.3.5
0.0
Dec 29 2014
0.0
Version: 3.3.5
Crashing all the time in 10.10.1
Essadee
Essadee
Oct 24 2014
3.3.2
4.0
Oct 24 2014
4.0
Version: 3.3.2
oh thank G-d, no more window-wings.
Evilskull
Evilskull
Oct 24 2014
3.3.2
5.0
Oct 24 2014
5.0
Version: 3.3.2
When I moved cross-country, this was an essential app for cataloging my DVDs, CDs, and books. After the move, we only opened it to add new things because it hurt to use. With the 3.3.2 release, skeuomorphism is dead and this app's UI makes a lot more sense now. I can stand to look at this enough to catalog my records now.
RickZeman
RickZeman
Dec 22 2013
3.1.4
4.5
Dec 22 2013
4.5
Version: 3.1.4
I'm so over this app. It does me no good to have a pretty collection sitting on my Mac when I'm out and about. They need to be like 1Password and have a read-only phone app that synchs with the Mac (that wouldn't use any Amazon API). Otherwise, it's mostly useless unless one solely shops from their couch; one can't even publish as a site to MobileMe (iCloud) any more.
macspec
macspec
Sep 4 2013
3.1.2
2.0
Sep 4 2013
2.0
Version: 3.1.2
Heard lots of good things about this software over the years and finally came to the point where I thought I could use it. Scanner integration is nice and was the feature that pushed me over the edge and made me purchase. Soon after I ran into issues that gave me buyers remorse. iTunes integration is weak (no support for multiple or external iTunes libraries) and sends my cpu through the roof. Reading user forums reveals lots of excuses and rationalization why this or that doesn't work the way users would like. Their commitment to Amazon APIs delivers a simple app that performs mostly great lookups, but it fails in delivering what could be (or used to be) a killer app for different levels of users. I'll use it for my physical dvd/book collection, and may recommend it to others with large physical collections, but will look somewhere else to catalog my gigs of digital movies and ebooks.
Makosuke
Makosuke
Jul 13 2013
3.1.1
0.0
Jul 13 2013
0.0
Version: 3.1.1
I shouldn't be surprised by this, given the target audience, but if you scan your old laserdiscs, it actually draws them correctly and to proportional size on the shelf. Which looks weird, because they're huge (would be nice to have a toggle to turn it off, honestly), but it's still sort of amusing.
Fightingcat
Fightingcat
Jun 28 2013
3.1
5.0
Jun 28 2013
5.0
Version: 3.1
I working with Version 2.0 a long time and was happy with it to manage all of my movies, but with the time I start to missing some things. For example I was not able to put Movies from the iTunes Music Store in a library or intelligent library or there is no option to link to a trailer on YouTube or a digital file. With the time this made me crazy. So I decide to switch to DVDpedia who's cheaper and give me much more options to complete my management around my big DVD and BD collection. The support of this Software is awsome and fast. I can't remember me that I got an answer to my problems on Delicious in one day or less. Anyway... Now this company released version 3 and they give a great focus on a new layout for this app, but they still ignore what users want. Still no drag & drop from movies from the iTunes Store for example, still no file linking or a weblink to trailers for the movie. Also I must note, that the performance of this app start's to be not so delightful. Yes, it looks great and the effect with the shadows or when you moving over a DVD Cover or an Item are outstanding and I never seen it before, but what will helping me that to manage my stuff in this application? Oh and there is still no iOS application. I know... In the past there where one, but it was dropped because of amazon and the using of the API. I never understand why this company decide to drop the amazon API for the iOS app and bring it back to life. I need a platform to watch at my list, if I'm in a shop and looking for new DVDs or BDs. Two times I bought a DVD doubled, because I has no overview of my collection... Thanks to Delicious Lib. Well... If you want to have a good looking user interface and some nice effects, you will love this app. But if you need good solution to manage more than 50 DVDs, it's better to spend DVDpedia a bit of time. You will safe some money and some frustrations, I think.
$39.00
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