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by MSWallack
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Alternatives to the CAT programs
Topic: What about iTunes?
Replies: 2
Views: 28

Re: What about iTunes?

iTunes is not a particularly good replacement. First, it's slow. Really slow. Did I mention slow? Second, like many Apple applications, it knows how you want to organize things and if you have a different idea, well, too bad. You can change the info in some fields, but it's not always easy. And did ...
by MSWallack
Thu Oct 13, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: Alternatives to the CAT programs
Topic: Other Book Cataloging Software
Replies: 4
Views: 1206

Re: Other Book Cataloging Software

I use Calibre extensively for my eBooks (it is a terrific eBook manager) but it really serves a very different purpose than BookCAT. For two simple examples of how Calibre doesn't really serve as a substitute, consider: 1) Calibre has no function for keeping track of information about authors (beyon...
by MSWallack
Thu Feb 18, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Using CATraxx
Topic: Auto Tagging!
Replies: 3
Views: 329

Re: Auto Tagging!

For what it's worth, my favorite tagging application is Tag&Rename.
by MSWallack
Fri Oct 23, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: Using CATraxx
Topic: Yesterday was my 14th anniversary with CATraxx.
Replies: 10
Views: 1078

Re: Yesterday was my 14th anniversary with CATraxx.

Azol:

I think that it's a requirement to fit into this community that you spend more time cataloging than listening.
by MSWallack
Mon Oct 05, 2015 7:38 pm
Forum: Alternatives to the CAT programs
Topic: Giveaway of the Day
Replies: 2
Views: 574

Re: Giveaway of the Day

Don't bother. Yuck.
by MSWallack
Mon Oct 05, 2015 1:48 pm
Forum: Alternatives to the CAT programs
Topic: Giveaway of the Day
Replies: 2
Views: 574

Giveaway of the Day

Today's Giveaway of the Day is My Music Collection v1.0.2. GotD is free but upgrades are not available.
http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/
by MSWallack
Fri Sep 18, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Would a forum just for alternative cataloging software be useful?
Replies: 1
Views: 1250

Re: Would a forum just for alternative cataloging software be useful?

I want to say no. But it probably would be. I'd even think of breaking it into two parts: One to review different programs and offer pros and cons and another to discuss strategies for migrating CAT data to those programs.
by MSWallack
Fri Sep 18, 2015 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New members - Please make one post to at least say "Hello"
Replies: 82
Views: 5969

Re: New members - Please make one post to at least say "Hello"

The "nizer" programs look interesting ... but expensive. $60 for a lifetime license. And I asked about the $39 annual license; at the end of the year, the program reverts back to trial mode!
by MSWallack
Tue Sep 08, 2015 2:34 pm
Forum: Using CATraxx
Topic: Yesterday was my 14th anniversary with CATraxx.
Replies: 10
Views: 1078

Re: Yesterday was my 14th anniversary with CATraxx.

Not nearly often enough. In fact, just a few days ago, my 15-year-old daughter was chastising me for having so many CDs that I never seem to listen to. I told her to get of my grass. Might have called her a "young whippersnapper" too.
by MSWallack
Thu Sep 03, 2015 1:54 pm
Forum: Using CATraxx
Topic: Yesterday was my 14th anniversary with CATraxx.
Replies: 10
Views: 1078

Re: Yesterday was my 14th anniversary with CATraxx.

I'd rather not think about how long I've been using CATraxx. First, doing so would remind me how old I am. Second, it would remind me of how many albums I still need to spend quality time listening to.

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