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I'm using the following 78rpm cataloger (as a BETA tester).
Software should be available free - early/mid April
http://www.78rpmcommunity.com/url/5wA74

It has been designed specifically for 78rpm record and cylinder 
collectors in mind - featuring the ability to catalog 78rpm 
records/cylinders in a simple, fuss free way. The program allows users 
to catalog both sides of a 78rpm and cylinder recording and has a 
built-in feature to streamline the process of duplicating information 
about a specific recording when needed.





On 31/03/2015 9:56 am, Tom Fine wrote:
> Question for all of you who use cataloging software -- is there a 
> program that allows me to create a database in reverse from the 
> digital library, for which I've cleaned up and uniformed all the 
> tagging info. It would be great if a program "crawled" my library 
> folders and retrieved all the tag info from MP3, ALAC, AAC, FLAC and 
> WAV files, then put it into a database.
>
> -- Tom Fine
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Stephen" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Monday, March 30, 2015 7:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Record cataloging tools
>
>
>> Sam--
>>
>> I use Music Collector from Collectorz [ http://www.collectorz.com/ ], 
>> a Dutch software company. It uses recording & track information from 
>> Amazon in the US and around the world, as well as a database that 
>> Collectorz members help maintain.
>>
>> It's not perfect, but it works well enough for both my classical and 
>> popular music collections (CDs, LPs, music files).  Some categories 
>> (composer, label, artist, catalog number, etc.) are built in. You 
>> also can create as many categories as you like, and indicate 
>> location, format, recording & issue date, etc. For example, I can 
>> search my collection for all symphonies, or all 19th century 
>> symphonies, or all symphonies by Beethoven, or all Beethoven 
>> symphonies recorded by Karajan.   (I do a weekly radio program, and 
>> that kind of classification/search is very helpful.)
>>
>> When adding a recording to your database, the program does best when 
>> reading information directly from a CD or from downloaded audio 
>> files.  It's less helpful when you type in the name of a recording, 
>> composer or performer, and have it search for possible 
>> matches--because in some cases there can be multiple editions (and 
>> reissues) to sort through, before determining which is the one you 
>> want to add to your catalog. (I purchased the company's barcode 
>> reader, and used that a lot when first setting things up.  However, 
>> I've hardly used it since.)
>>
>> Music Collector also finds cover (front and back) images for you, 
>> then displays the artwork when you bring up that recording in your 
>> database.  You can add your own notes about a recording, as well.
>>
>> Echoing Tom's comments, I sometimes have to do some manual cleanup of 
>> the downloaded recording/track info.  Editing is pretty fast, 
>> though.  (Unfortunately, there's no global search-and-replace, 
>> although the developers tell me they have that on a to-do list.)
>>
>> As I said, it's not perfect, but it's way better than the database I 
>> had created from scratch, using MS Access.
>>
>>
>> Stephen Peithman, Producer/Host, “Connections”
>> Capital Public Radio | capradio.org | 7055 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, 
>> CA 95826
>> http://www.capradio.org/classical/connections/
>>
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Sam Brylawski" <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Monday, March 30, 2015 5:35 PM
>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Record cataloging tools
>>
>>
>>> Greetings,
>>>
>>> I'm taking an informal survey to see what kind of database
>>> applications any subscribers are using to catalog their personal
>>> collections. Brian? Beyond Category? An Access app? A Filemaker one?
>>>
>>> I know there are a lot of file tag utilities out there. I think Tom F.
>>> especially recommended PerfectMeta (correct me if I'm wrong). But what
>>> I'd really like to know of are tools that you use for personal
>>> cataloging of CDs, LPs, 78s, etc. In particular, tools you really
>>> like!
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>> Sam Brylawski
>>>
>>>
>>
>>