CD Czar Music Collection Manager 7.0
Manages your entire music collection including mp3 and video clips.
Connects to the internet Freedb database to automatically enter information about the CD currently in your CD-ROM drive, including album, artist, genre, and tracks. Albums that are not in Freedb's database (or are on MP3 or other audio files, or on cassette or other format that can't be read by the CD-ROM drive), can probably still be entered without typing in the tracks by using the other online music databases to which CD Czar also links. You could use Cd Czar to manage, for example, a vinyl LP collection or MP3 files on your hard drive. Conveniently keeps track of music copied from CD to other media. Albums can be viewed in order of any of the fields in the Album grid by simply clicking on that field's header (including Label/Directory field so that you can see which albums you have included on your CD-R, Minidisc etc. or as audio files on your hard drive). The current sort order's header is highlighted. Clicking on the header that is already highlighted with skip to the next unique value for that field, useful for skipping through artists or genres. Unique One Stop Artist Search will show all albums for any particular artist, whether solo album or multi-artist compilation. Flexible Report Writer can also generate a HTML webpage or export in CSV or XML format. User can choose output fields and their order. Includes Notes (memo) field which can contain any comments, info or links of any length. Year and specific genre (not just pre-defined list) can be used and retrieved. Plays your easily-created Playlist, or plays starting with any track. Can also seamlessly play albums for which you have only MP3 or other audio files. Handles CD Extra (Enhanced CD) discs correctly. Easy archiving option Use either TCP/IP (dialup) or HTTP (firewall) protocol to connect. Tip of the Day option Free utility provided to import albums from cdplayer.ini file used by Windows CD player and others. Speedy, even if you have thousands of albums entered in the database!