Awesome Collection (US$ 0.99, global) is a slick iOS application that utilizes your camera as a scanner to grab and conserve info regarding your collection of publications, DVDs, CDs and video games. Keep in mind that the application is offered in English, regardless of the German above.
To obtain started, just scan the bar code, and in a few secs your things is conformed in a data source in the application. Things are automatically classified by type, or you can make your own groups. If you have something aged without barcodes, you could by hand enter in the details.
The app is evocative the fantastic Delicious Collection application for OS X ($ 25.00) that has a comparable purpose. Originally, you needed to buy a handheld bluetooth barcode scanner that spoke to your computer, yet now, as an option, you can get the barcodes with an iOS device too, although all the identification and database remain on your Mac.
Superb Library supplies specifics concerning each thing, however Delicious Collection will actually provide you an estimated price of your entire collection, which is fantastic for insurance policy functions. Both applications could monitor things you provide to pals.
Using Fantastic Collection is very easy, and my results were excellent, even in a fairly dark room. You do have the option to use the electronic camera flash for additional light. Checking was extremely precise, and simply a number of actually old books couldn’t be recognized. The application lets you search your collection, and there is no restriction to the lot of things you can check. You could sync the library to one more iOS gadget running the app, or access your products in web browser. Your collection can likewise be password secured.
If you wish to attempt the app, there is a free model that restricts you to 15 scans.
I thought Fantastic Library was an outstanding and helpful application. It does not have the many bells and whistles you find in Delicious Collection, yet it is rather progressed for an inexpensive application. My only stress was leaving the scanner on so I might do numerous items without needing to attack the check button. It’s supposed to training, but I could not locate the trick to doing it.
Great Library calls for iOS 6 or later. It works on any kind of iOS tool and it is enhanced for the iPhone 5. Barcode checking calls for at the very least an iPhone 3GS.