GCstar 0.5.0 review

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GCstar project is an application for managing your collections

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 1584K
Developer: Tian
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GCstar project is an 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. You may also search and filter your collection by many criteria.

GCstar can be used on any operating systems on which gtk2-perl is available. It has primarily been tested on GNU/Linux and Microsoft Windows.

GTK+ version 2.4.x

What's New in This Release:
Bookmarks management (Menu "My Collections"). It could be used to organize your collections and have a quicker access to them from GCstar.
New "Advanced" search where the user could define the filter to use.
Internet search could be made according to many fields. It concerns for the moment only books collections where search could be made using ISBN.
Results of web search could be previewed.
New import plugin to merge 2 GCstar collections.
New plugins for video games using JeuxVideo.com (FR) website provided by TPF.
New plugins for books using Amazon.de (DE) website provided by Frenkx.
New plugins for books using Amazon.uk (EN) website.
German translation updated by Frenkx.
New item in "Help" menu to report a bug.
ISBN field could contain an 'X' character.
Bugs fixed with import plugins when inserting items in current collection.
Export plugin for .tar.gz also stores collection information (description, owner,...)
HTML template "Shelf" has a new feature. Information within a group could be hidden or shown.

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