Planning + Organizing

  • Pearltrees

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad ... Chrome Software as a Service (SaaS) Firefox Website

    Pearltrees is a social curation tool. It lets you organize, discover and share the stuff you like on the web.


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  • Data Crow

    Free Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted Website

    Java-based media organizer and cataloging software for managing your collections in one place.


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  • IBookshelf

    Commercial iPhone Website

    Now in the App Store Top Paid 20 under the Books category! iBookshelf is your personal portable library reference. A comprehensive book database, created and continuously maintained through extensive feedback from readers like you.

    Books are displayed ordered by title, author, genre, and status. You can search for books in your library, and enter a "loan status" to remember who you loaned the book to or borrowed it from. A new book can be entered automatically (enter ISBN and remaining data is loaded from the internet) or manually. If you load the data from the internet, the book cover image is loaded as well. It will even tell you where you can buy the book and how much it costs!


    Enter the ISBN and tap load to retrieve book data from the internet (live barcode scanning with Red Laser SDK)

    Enter the title and/or author and tap load (next to the title field) to look up the ISBN and load remaining data from the internet

    Save all your books in a convenient library

    See your book covers on your iPod/iPhone

    Track book loans

    Rate your books

    Find places to buy books and the price at each vendor

    Search the database by multiple space-separated keywords

    Tilt your iPod to landscape view and view your book covers in "shelf view" mode.

    Backup and restore your library to our online backup server

    View your backed up booklist at

    Email backup files (CSV or binary) to a location of your choice.

    Import your own data (CSV format) or backup files.

    Not sure what to read? While in cover view, shake iPod and a random book will be chosen for you.

    Read/Unread status is displayed in the main lists.

    While editing an entry, tap on the cover image to search the internet for additional cover image options.

    Set the cover image using the iPod camera (if available)

    Optionally enable data pulled from (requires setup of free account) in the iPod Settings app.

    Set default values and list font size in iPod settings app.


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  • BookCAT

    Commercial Windows Website

    BookCAT is a powerful book collector database program which will help you catalog a book collection of any size. BookCAT is used by book-lovers, schools, churches, clubs, and business libraries. Using BookCAT you can quickly catalog your books by downloading information from the Internet. BookCAT will help you track what you have in your library, where it is (including books out on loan) and the total value of your collection.

    BookCAT has a comprehensive set of fields, enabling you to catalog a wide range of information: author, title, publisher, ISBN number, publish date, number of pages, editor, original title, translator, binding, edition, type of book (fiction, non-fiction, etc.), genre, purchase date and price, current value, condition, status (own, for sale, etc.), personal rating, owner, location, keywords, awards and nominations, comments, synopsis, reviews, and more.

    Other features include customized entry fields, a loan module (to keep track of books on loan), flexible searching, a report designer, more than 80 pre-defined report formats, a HTML generator, a sample data base to get you started, pop-up menus for quick feature access and navigation, and comprehensive context-sensitive on-line documentation available at the touch of a button.


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  • BookDB

    Free Windows Website

    BookDB is a free book catalog/catalogue program from Spacejock Software.

    With BookDB you can enter all your books with author, category, publisher etc and print them out in a variety of formats.

    If you're always going to book sales and buying bargains only to get home and find you've doubled up, take a printout with you! BookDB has a super-condensed print mode so you'll need a magnifying glass, but at least it'll save a tree or two.

    BookDB also has lending library features. With them, you can add borrowers, loan out books, add multiple copies and so on.

    You can use any barcode scanner with BookDB provided it sends the data as keypresses.


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  • Alfa eBooks Manager

    Freemium Windows Website

    The most powerful and easy-to-use Book Organizer

    Alfa Ebooks Manager is a free program that allows to organize your electronic and paper books in single e-Library.


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  • Numento

    Commercial Mac Windows Website

    The powerful and user-friendly software for all your collections, fully customisable.


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  • keosk.

    Free Web iPhone iPad Website

    keosk. Online and mobile plattform for magazines


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  • Book Catalog

    Free Windows Phone Website

    Catalog your book collection, quickly and easily with features like book barcode scanning, automatic book data retrieval, internet book search, statistics and personal reviews. Also you can export your books to a web site ( ) to search and modify even faster your database online.


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  • Stuff Organizer

    Free Windows Website

    Stuff Organizer is a free open source library application. You can organize your stuff (movies, softwares, games, musics, e-books or whatever).


    unpack compressed files (e.g: zip, rar) in two levels
    after unpack, cleans up the unused files in the directory (e.g: file_id.diz, sfv file)
    extract iso if you want
    sort to multi-level categories
    support drag-n-drop
    support tags
    save NFO file content and image to database
    get product description from the web (e.g: Small IMDb iconIMDb )
    get subtitles from Small
    multi-language: English, Hungarian, French, German, Russian, Ukranian, Brazilian, Spanish, Dutch, Greek, Turkish, Romanian


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  • Tap Forms

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad Website

    Tap Forms is a very powerful organizational tool designed to help you keep track of all your life's most important information.

    Use Tap Forms to track your inventory at work and manage your household items at home. Great for insurance and accounting purposes! It's even great for managing your holiday gift lists.

    If you're a master chef in the kitchen, you can use Tap Forms to manage your entire library of delicious cuisines.

    Are you a movie buff but you have too many movies to keep track of? That's easy, since Tap Forms can help you categorize, rate, and manage your entire movie collection. Never forget who you've lent your movies to ever again.

    And with built-in support for iCloud, now you can keep all your Tap Forms data on your iPhone and iPad in sync with your Mac. So when you're out at the store trying to remember if you already own a copy of The Terminator, just look it up on your iPhone using Tap Forms for iOS!

    Speaking of looking up stuff, Tap Forms now has Saved Search Rules. With Saved Search Rules, you can create any number of filters that helps you find and sort through thousands of pieces of information as quickly as you can tap a button. It's your data just the way you want, in an instant!

    Note: iCloud sync requires Tap Forms 3.1 for iPhone, Tap Forms HD 3.1 for iPad and iOS 5. Each sold separately.


    • iCloud sync with Tap Forms for iOS and Mac
    • Saved search rules with multi-field record filtering
    • Pick lists for quick data entry
    • Strong AES-256 bit US government approved encryption
    • Import & Export standard CSV files from Excel, Numbers, or other systems
    • Print record details
    • Lightning fast search
    • Share form templates with friends, family, and co-workers
    • Notify you of things that need your attention using alerts
    • Retina graphics
    • Barcode scanning of UPC/EAN and QR codes (iOS only)

    Store 20 different types of information:

    • Link to form (relational links between forms)
    • File Attachment
    • Email address
    • GPS location


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  • Tagpacker

    Free Web Chrome Firefox Website

    Tagpacker is a free tool to organize, find and share links.
    It provides a simple but effective way to organize your links with tags.
    Tagpacker helps you to keep your collection always tidy and neat.
    This way, visitors of your collection can filter for relevant content and discover new interesting links.


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  • Home Inventory

    Commercial Mac Website

    Home Inventory, a Mac App Store editors' choice, is a critically acclaimed and easy to use app for creating catalog of your possesions using your Mac


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  • Book Catalogue

    Free Android Website

    This is a simple book catalogue application, to store a list of your books. Books can be added either manually, by ISBN, or by barcode.

    Features include:

    The obvious; you can add, edit, and display a list of books
    Books can be sorted by Author or Title.
    Books can be automatically added by typing in the ISBN or scanning the barcode. It will search Google Books for details (and download a thumbnail).
    Multiple Books lists (or bookshelfs). For example I like to keep my Doctor Who books seperate from my normal fiction books.
    You can search for a book by title, author or series.
    When adding or editing books author, series and publisher should display a suggestion list
    When downloading book information, authors and titles are converted to proper case. e.g. “The murder on the links” becomes “The Murder on the Links”
    Using ISBN or Barcode scanning will also download a thumbnail (if available)


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  • Diigo

    Freemium Web Android iPhone iPad Internet Explorer ... Chrome Safari Firefox Website

    Better reading and research with annotations, highlighter, sticky notes, archiving, bookmarking and more.


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  • My Library Manager

    Free Android Website

    My Library Manager helps you track and manage your book collection in your personal or official library.


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  • Readerware Book Database

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Website

    The easiest, fastest way to catalog your books, nothing else comes close. If you love books, are an avid reader, collector, researcher or anyone who needs to maintain a library of books, then Readerware is a must-have product.


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  • Griffith

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Website

    Griffith is a media collection manager application. Adding items to the collection is as quick and easy as typing the film title and selecting a supported source. Griffith will then try to fetch all the related information from the Web.

    Griffith is a cross-platform application and is known to run on GNU Linux, Microsoft Windows and MacOS X systems. Probably, it will run on other POSIX compatible operating systems where a gtk+ environment is available, including FreeBSD, OpenBSD and Solaris.


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  • Book Hunter

    Free Mac Website

    Book Hunter is a free application for Mac to catalog, sort, and organize your book collection. To save your time Book Hunter can query online database and easily get all information about your favorite books.

    There is also a possibility to sync with the iPhone App called Hunter Touch


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  • HomeZada

    Freemium Web Android iPhone iPad Website

    Organize all your home's information ranging from its physical space and value to its possessions.


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  • BookBuddy

    Freemium iPhone Website

    Book management application to help you to quickly find any book in your library, share your favorite books, and keep track of borrowed and lent books.


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  • Personal Library

    Free Android Website

    Personal Library is a book management application that helps you organize and catalog your book collection.


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  • Partaki

    Free Web Website is a brand new social cataloging website which permits to simply catalog his things (tools, music albums, books, comics, films, ...), and share his collections together with his friends.


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  • Delicious Library

    Commercial Mac iPhone Website

    Catalog your books, movies, music, software, toys, tools, electronics, & video games in a nice interface. Import all your stuff onto your digital shelves using your Mac’s iSight webcam, our wireless barcode scanner, or your keyboard.


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  • Listal

    Free Web Website

    Listal is a web-based DVD, music, game, book and many other things collection manager.

    List your owned, watched, read or played items and share with friends

    Rate items and add reviews, tags, images, videos & lists

    Organise your Movie/TV, Music, Game or Book collections

    Other features:

    Customize your profile
    RSS feeds for lists
    Create drag and drop reorderable lists annotated with notes and images
    Import and export data
    Track loaned items
    Create flash widgets for your lists and collections
    Private messages
    Discussion forums
    View statistics about your collections such as top watched actors or most read authors


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  • My Library

    Free Android Android Tablet Website

    My Library is a simple application that helps you to manage your library at


    • utilizes the phone's camera to scan a barcode
    • adds/removes books from your shelves
    • enables you to download pdf of books in public domain
    • creates a shelf that shows personalized recommendations to you
    • support for tablet devices


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  • GCstar

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    GCstar is a free open source application for managing your collections. Detailed information on each item can be automatically retrieved from the internet and you can store additional data, such as the location or who you've lent it to. You may also search and filter your collection by many criteria.

    The tool was developed by Tian until March 2016, when he announced not to work on it anymore, also the site used to publish GCstar releases was closed in May 2017. The project has been continued by Kerenoc who set up a GitLab repository to track the latest contributions and make the source code available again.

    GCstar manages these collections:
    * Movies
    * Video games
    * Books
    * Music
    * Numismatic
    * Wines
    * Board games
    * Comic books
    * TV shows episodes
    * Stamps
    * Periodicals
    * Mini vehicles
    * Smart cards
    * TV shows (series)
    * Computer software
    * User defined collections


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  • iKeepm

    Commercial Web Website

    The simple, hassle-free way to manage an online home inventory list, collections or business assets. Now supporting multiple properties!


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  • BookPedia

    Commercial Mac Website

    Whether books line every wall of your house or barely fill one shelf, Bookpedia is the perfect application to help you keep track of them. Entering the information for each book is fast and easy because the program retrieves all the information from the Internet for you. So you
    can sit back and relax with a good book.


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  • Where Is It?

    Commercial Windows Website

    WhereIsIt is an application written for Windows operating systems, and designed to help you maintain and organize a catalog of your computer media collection, including CD-ROMs and DVDs, audio CDs, diskettes, removable drives, hard drives, network drives, remote file servers, or any other present or future storage media device Windows can access as a drive.
    The primary goal for WhereIsIt is to provide access to the contents of cataloged disks, even when they are not available on the system, or even they are not your own. You can browse their contents, search for files or folders you need, use imported descriptions and thumbnails, organize data using categories and flags etc.


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  • Tellico

    Free Linux Website

    Tellico is a KDE application for organizing your collections. It provides default templates for books, bibliographies, videos, music, video games, coins, stamps, trading cards, comic books, and wines.

    Tellico allows you to enter your collection in a catalogue database, saving many different properties like title, author, etc. Two different views of your collection are shown. On the left, your entries are grouped together by any field you like, allowing you to see how many are in each group. On the right, selected fields are shown in column format, allowing you to sort by any field. On the bottom is a customizable HTML view of the current entry. The entry editor is a dialog box where you enter the data.


    • Supports default collections of books, bibliographic entries, videos, music, video games, comic books, coins, stamps, trading cards, wines, board games, and file catalogs.
    • Supports user-defined custom collections, as well
    • Supports any number of user-defined fields, of several different types: text, paragraph, list, checkbox, number, URL, date, images, and combinations
    • Handles entries with multiple authors, genres, keywords, etc.
    • Automatically formats titles and names
    • Supports collection searching and view filtering
    • Sorts and groups collection by various properties
    • Allows customizable entry templates through XSLT
    • Imports MODS, Bibtex, RIS, CSV, PDF metadata, and many other formats
    • Exports to Bibtex, ONIX, CSV, HTML, and other formats
    • Includes translations for many languages
    • Imports information directly from (US, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, France, and Canada), IMDb, z39.50 servers, PubMed, SRU servers,, and many other data sources.
    • Imports CDDB data for cataloging audio CDs
    • Scans and imports audio file collections, such as mp3 or ogg


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  • Delicious Library 3

    Commercial Mac Website

    Catalog your books, movies, music, software, toys, tools, electronics, & video games. Archive your life.


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