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    CD Catalog Expert Alternatives

    CD Catalog Expert is described as 'cataloging tool for organizing all kinds of your media collection, including files, folders, CD/DVDs, Movies, MP3s, hard disks, network drives and multifarious removable disks, etc' and is a CD Cataloger in the CD/DVD Tools category. There are more than 10 alternatives to CD Catalog Expert for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and The best alternative is GCstar, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CD Catalog Expert are Virtual Volumes View (Free, Open Source), DirLister (Free, Open Source), Where Is It? (Paid) and NeoFinder (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 31, 2021
    • Windows
    CD Catalog Expert is a cataloging tool for organizing all kinds of your media collection, including files, folders,...
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    1. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      VVV is an application that catalogs the content of removable volumes like CD and DVD disks for off-line searching. Folders and files can also be arranged in a single, virtual file system.

    2. With the help of DirLister you can create (recursive and filtered) directory listings and save them. Output formats are HTML, TXT, CSV, XML, JSON and MD. You can list just filenames or more.
    3. 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...


      Last version: 2014
      Lot of functionality not working anymore (IMDB)

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      I have been using this {Whereisit) for years - great program - pay once and ALL updates are included.
      Positive comment over 6 years ago

      • Mac
      NeoFinder (formerly known as CDFinder) is a powerful and very fast disk cataloging tool, reading metadata like EXIF, IPTC, JPG, TIFF, MP3, AAC (iTunes).

    4. This application is a powerful tool for cataloging all CDs, DVDs, floppies, ZIP disks, or other removable media, hard drives, network drives, or even FTP servers on the Internet (they are called volumes).


      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.70, released in February 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    5. WinCatalog Light provides basic cataloguing functionality:
      • Mac
      DiskCatalogMaker is a simple disk management tool which catalogs disks and folders.
    6. If you are like most computer users these days you have lots of optical disks – DVD movies, MP3 collections and game installation disks. They represent a small personal fortune and contain everything you need to keep your life going.
    7. Easily index millions of files and folders on you hard drive. Even files under archives will be indexed when you scan your drive with Easy Disk Catalog Maker.
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