MVideo 0.89.99 review

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License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
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Developer: Luca Roccia
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MVideo is an advanced manager for your film collection.

MVideo manages a collection of films It uses a MySQL database to store all the information needed to manage all genres of movie archives.

It is written in C# and works with mono(c) and has some advanced features like retrieving film from iMDB(c) or Amazon(c).

Gtk+ for graphic [>= 2.4.0]
MySQL for database [>= 4.0.0]

Here are some key features of "MVideo":
Add/delete an unlimited number of collections
Add/delete/modify titles
Project stats
Single collection setup
Import archive
Export archive
Open archive
Save searches
Search films on-line with:
Check for new versions on-line
Skinnable film sheet
Gnome/KDE integration

What's New in This Release:
Core: major
Ported to mono 0.96
Possible bug in importing/opening posters fixed
Database: major
Ported to version 5:
Added table for saved searched
Search: major
Local: new
Save searches (they will be presented in main list)
Internet: minor
Fixed many ImDB search problems
Skins: major
User can save skins in "~/.mvideo/skins"
More information
Import/Update skins directly from the net
Gui: major
Substituted the main notebook with a side menu
Film list now has more infos (year and rating)
Film list now has side menu with:
Reload lists
Quick search (by title)
List of saved searches
Film list now has a view for film poster
Reorganized menus
"Right mouse click" popup-menu implemented in film sheet and help window
Poster selection now has a preview
Clicking onto the logo will close it
Install: minor
Update dependancies to mono 0.96 and gtk-sharp 0.98
Removed dependancy from gtkhtml (anyway gtkhtml is still needed)
Use mysql dlls provides by mono
Misc: major
More statistics
Removed limitation of one only film download from IMDb and Amazon
Possibility to open a consolle to manually work with MySQL
Possibility to automatically open default collection on startup
Interals: major
All search windows use the same film list for consinstency
Updated Setup-bar:
Manage elements without container
Respect the Gtk-style used by user
Possibility to manage preview poster
Retrieve an unique the number associated with an element
Written procedure to automatically update database

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