Booxter

Developer: Deep Prose

Current Version: 2.7.17

Last Updated: 11 months ago

Download Size: 5.8 MB - Download

Description:

Booxter helps you track your collections of books, music, movies and comics on your Mac. It is powerful, fun, and easy to use.

Don't forget to download the free iPhone companion app that will scan barcodes into Booxter and also let you export your collections to your iPhone or iPod Touch!

Booxter has 3 viewing modes to make it easy to manage your items:
-List: A standard list of items, row-by-row, with columns that you can customize.
-Filter: Lets you drill down by various attributes to quickly and easily find what you are looking for.
-Tag: Illustrates item counts by their sizes in a large grouping of tags.

There are 3 ways to scan barcodes and have items added to Booxter.
-Video: Use your iSight video camera (or other webcam or camcorder) to scan in barcodes visually.
-Wireless: Use a Bluetooth barcode scanner to scan in barcodes wirelessly.
-USB: Use a tethered USB barcode scanner to enter barcodes quickly and easily.

(Barcode scanning can be done with books, music and movies; comic book barcode scanning is not currently supported).

Booxter can search many different online sources. More are being added. If you would like a certain source supported, let us know.
-Amazon US, UK, FR, DE, IT, JP, CA, ES
-Library of Congress (US)
-British Library (GB)
-Bibliothèque Nationale de France (FR)
-Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (DE)
-National Diet Library (JP)
-Chapters.ca (CA)
-Dymocks (AU)
-National Library of Australia (AU)
-Koninklijke Bibliotheek (NL)
-Bol.com (NL)
-Inmondadori.it (IT)
-Internet Bookshop Italia (IT)
-National Library of Poland (PL)
-InBook.pl (PL)
-National Library of Norway (NO)
-Bokkilden.no (NO)
-National Library of Sweden (SE)
-National Library of Denmark (DK)
-National Library of Brazil (BR)
-Submarino (BR)
-Grand Comics Database (US)
-ComicBookDB.com (US)

There are 3 ways to print from Booxter.
-Single item: Print out a single item per page.
-Multiple items: Print out multiple items per page, like a spreadsheet.
-Labels: Print out labels that you can attach to your items.

Wait, there's more!

Smart lists: Create dynamic, intelligent lists to help you keep track of things easily.

Import: Import from comma or tab-delimited text files, or from a number of other products.

Export to files: Export to a variety of formats, including CSV, XML, HTML, BibTeX and more.

Export to iPhone/iPod Touch: With the free companion app, conveniently carry your collections with you.

Export to iPod Classic: Export to an older iPod Classic.

Lending: Keep track of items that you've lent out, integrated with your Address Book.

Game: Play a quiz game based upon the items in your collection.

Localization: Localized in English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, and Japanese.

Check out the Tips and Tricks section from the Help menu to learn more about the many great things that Booxter has to offer.

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Release Notes:

Fixed Amazon author search.
Fixed bug preventing deletion from a list but not the library when using the delete button on the keyboard.

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Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Version 2.7.5
Review by Salahidin

Good stuff - Although I experienced a few difficulties in making the iPhone app work properly, I must say that this app is excellent. My entire collection (+500 international books) was quickly added to the database, and the information gathered was usually precise and complete. I would highly recommend it for those who need to manage large collections of books. However I would appreciate better documentation and a more intuitive interface.

Found helpful by 5 out of 5 people
1/5
Version 2.7.3
Review by Robyn752

Expensive app, complete waste of money - I purchased this app so I would have all my books listed with me whenever I went to the library or bookstore. I loved the idea of being able to share the list between my Mac and mt ipod Touch, even though I was a little hesitant to spend so much money on an app. I figured it would be worth it for the convenience of not having to create a manual catalog of my books. Almost right away I ran into problems - the barcode photo scanner was very sensitive so it took a long time to get a clear enough picture for the app to recognize the book. It was faster to type the barcodes in by hand, so I did. That wasn't so bad, but it was not made clear in the description of the app that you would need wifi to transfer between the two. I did not have wireless in my home at the time, so it did not work. I recently added a wireless internet to my home and tried to transfer the files, it did not work. I followed the directions given to share with Bonjour from my Mac, opened sharing in the Touch app, and got nothing. After several tries, I gave up in frustration. Apps are supposed to be easy to use, and this one is just about useless. I wish the app store gave refunds, I would definitely return this app if possible. It is a complete waste of money, and such a disappointment when I had such high hopes for it.

Found helpful by 7 out of 11 people