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Books is a Mac application that lets users manage their in-home books collection by entering in barcodes or by importing from the iCollect Books iPhone/iPod or iCollect Books HD iPad app.
Here is a quick list of some of the great features this app has:
- Enter in books via barcode
- Enter in books via import from iCollect Books (iPhone or iPad apps)
- Sync your books from icollectmedia.com
- Export your books collection
- View all game information, such as cover art, author, publisher, rating, and binding
- View personal information, like star rating and who you've loaned a book to.
- Filter books with our custom filtering section
- Search for books instantly by title
- Add book to and from a wishlist
- Pulls the latest updated data and art from our huge database
- and more!
Get free upgrades for life! Future features in early 2011 include:
- Full book editing
- Added books via database search
- More filtering options
- and more!
A great app by itself or also as a pair with iCollect Books for the iPhone/iPod/iPad.
We look forward to your feedback.
Most Helpful Reviews
DO NOT BUY THIS APP!!! - I paid 15 bucks for this piece of crap, only to find out that it does not check any of the major ISBN catalogues and only uses its own collecton acumulated by other users. What this means is that for any but mainstream books you get an error message that says there is nothing for your scan and you should use the Ipod, Ipad or Iphone apps. It does not mention that those apps as well do not access the ISBN databases and so you are stuck with the same popular database accumulated by their users. Learn from my mistake - do not use this companies apps until they do whatever is necessary to get you real information on all of your books or other media. PS I am using a Mac and a BarCode reader, 'cause, you know, it's a MAC APP!!
More Reviews for Current Version
Not ready for prime time - I had high expectations when I downloaded this app. However, my hopes were soon dashed. All input has to be accomplished through the iPhone; no small task when there are 300+ books to catelog. Then I found that the synic between the iPhone and the website only partially works. I further found that the sync from the web to my MAC does not work at all. In the end, I recommend looking somewhere else. Delicious and Booxter are both excellent choices.
Lots of Potential, but Poor Start - This program has so much potential, since it is one of the only cataloguing programs that provide a desktop, iPhone, and ipad app. It falls short in many areas, however: -doesn't allow editing on the desktop version; user must add books thru iphone or iPad -doesn't include bookshelf view of personal library -very glitchy: book artwork overlaps data in my reading pane, so part of the information isn't even viewable -unrefined UI, poor use of graphics -doesn't allow .csv export Again, lots of potential, but I wish I had waited to purchase until a very substantial update had first taken place. will not be a dedicated user of this app until more functionality is included and above areas are addressed.