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theflipside reviewed on 03 Jan 2006
Up until I stumbled across Movie Collector I was using Delicious Library to catalogue my DVD's. However, I never really liked the feel of Delicious (or DVDPedia for that matter) and thus was quite happy to see an alternative and after having tried out Movie Collector for a while I decided to purchase the full version and to transfer my DVD collection from Delicious to Move Collector.

I have not come across any major problem running the software and the interface is very user-friendly and it's quite easy to find your way around the programme. However, I do miss some features, such as importing from, e.g., Delicious Library - I have got just over 1200 DVD's and it was a bit of a pain to manually add all of them to Movie Collector. Also, I like the idea of having the ability to add a trailer stored on my HDD, which, again, is a feature not (yet?) offered by Movie Collector - or if it is possible to do so, the feature is very well hidden... this is the ONLY reason why Movie Collector gets a 4 for its Features - Sorry :) Other than thats, as I said, I have not had any problems running the software, and as far as the price is concerned, $39.95, which comes to about £27 (incl. VAT) seems to be rather reasonable and is, while more expensive than DVDPedia, more or less the same as Delicious Library.

I, personally, find Movie Collector to be one of the best DVD cataloguing tools I've come across so far, and while the differences between Movie Collector, DVDPedia and Delicious Library are, objectively, only minor when it comes to functionality, it all comes down to your personal preferences and I find Movie Collector the easiest to use and it looks and 'feels' fantastic and I will certainly stick with Movie Collector as, in my opinion, neither DVDPedia nor Delicious Library have achieve the same user friendliness and quality of Move Collector.
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