By Dante Palacios
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Collections is an inventory application for organize, find and share virtually everything you own.
Imagine all of your collections into a single application, a realistic representation of your tastes and passions. Catalog, browse, and share your music, movies, tv shows and books with a single virtual library, Collections.
Adding items into your library could not be simplest.
The item finder allows to search by EAN, UPC, ASIN and/or any other keyword, for example title, author, director, actor and a huge etc.
With your iSight, place the product bar code in front of the camera and that's it, simple as that.
What's New in Version 1.6.2
This version is much cheaper, the regular price is 31.99 dollars.
A new media browser, an easy way to access your media files.
A new toolbar, every item in the toolbar will work with the selection, so menus and functionalities will change depending of the selection.
Better integration with the OS X sharing services.
The overall appearance of the app has changed, selected items are highlighted, deeper shadows and so much more.
A new inspector for your items, choose menu File > Get Info.
A new tags editor, see Edit Tags from the app main window’s toolbar.
An easy way to access to the description of your items, choose menu File > Show Description.
Recommendations, a great way to discover and add new items.
Now you can create a new collection from the selected items, choose menu File > New Collection from Selection.
More and better organized information. The Summary pane adjust its content automatically. More info, Dimensions, Artwork in the Details pane. New panes, Reviews, Loan and Locations.Choose menu File > Get Info.
Support for Bonjour, share your library in your local network.
Support for video games.
Integration with Reminders (to track loans).
Integration with maps (to locate loans).
Added the ability to sort your items manually.
Better support for TV Shows and their episodes.
Better support for the related items, now you can edit the information of the related items, create blank related items and add related items from Finder. To see and edit the related items choose menu File > Open or double click an item.
Added the ability to sort related items.
Added the ability to share and export related items.
Auto Levels, a new functionality to auto adjust the levels of the artworks.
New types and formats, at the beginning, movies, music albums and books. Now, video games, calendars, images and almost any type of item. Now we have an special type of item called Other which will give you the chance to virtually add whatever you want to your Collections library, see menu Item > Type, Item > Format for details.
New settings for the Bookshelf view, see menu View > Bookshelf View.
Two new themes for the Bookshelf view.
More extensions and new options for these, see Preferences > Extensions.
All extensions were updated.
Now you can import items by dropping them on the icon or the main window of the app. Note that this works with the every format supported by all enabled importers, thus you can import pdf files, images, videos, music, etc.
A new way to search, now you will use the same search field to filter items in your library and to search for items in internet.
Support for multiple search engines or finders, in this version you will be able to find items in Amazon, iTunes Store and The Movie Database (themoviedb.org).
A better barcode scanner, see menu Window > Camara Barcode Scanner, press and hold the Option (Alt) key to choose from multiple capture devices.
Now you can play music and videos without leaving the app.