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GCstar is described as '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' and is a popular Media Manager in the video & movies category. There are more than 100 alternatives to GCstar for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is TagSpaces, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GCstar are Simkl, Agent Ransack, tinyMediaManager and Memento.

GCstar alternatives are mainly Media Managers but may also be File Search Utilities or Movie Databases. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GCstar.
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  • Mac
  • Windows
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    TagSpaces

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    TagSpaces is an offline, open source, document manager with tagging support.

    ⚫︎ File TaggingTagSpaces can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    ⚫︎ Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with TagSpaces.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownTagSpaces supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Cross-platform file tagging and file finding
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    Simkl

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • VLC media player
    • Plex
    • Kodi

    Simkl is a TV, anime, and movie tracker that keeps a history of all the shows and movies you watch in one, central location. It’s a mobile app, a website, Google Chrome extension to keep track of everything you watch and integrates with many TV apps.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSimkl can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableSimkl can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Agent Ransack

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Agent Ransack is a tool for finding files and information on your hard drive fast and efficiently. When searching the contents of files Agent Ransack also displays the text found. Users can then quickly browse the results without having to separately open each file!

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    Search results, showing the contents view docked below the file list view:
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    tinyMediaManager

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    tinyMediaManager is a media management tool written in Java/Swing. It is written to provide metadata for the Kodi Media Center (formerly known as XBMC), MediaPortal and Plex media server.

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    TV-Shows
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    Memento

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • Java

    Memento is a personal database that allows you to store all personal data in one place.

    ⚫︎ Import CSV DataMemento can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
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  6. A personal booru-style media tagger that can import files and tags from your hard drive and popular websites. Content can be shared with other users via user-run servers.

    ⚫︎ File TaggingHydrus can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineHydrus can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ PortableHydrus can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Virtual Volumes View

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightVirtual Volumes View consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableVirtual Volumes View can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Physical view, Windows
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    Tellico

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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    MediaElch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    MediaElch is a MediaManager for Kodi. It directly accesses XBMCs database (SQLite and MySQL) and thumbnail cache to store information about movies and TV shows.

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  10. FileLocator Lite enables you to locate files on your pc. It performs a thorough and quick search for any file you want to find.

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