EMDB is an application to keep track of your movie and TV Series collection. Both physical discs and media files are fully supported. With an automatic import from the database of IMDB, export to csv, text or HTML, thumbnail cover preview, a loan tracker, advances search and filter functions and multi-language user interface. EMDB doesn't need a .NET framework or any other external libraries and is therefore fully portable. And best of all... it's free!
EMDB is available in several languages: English, Dutch, Danish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish, Hungarian, Croatian, Swedish, Greek, Catalan, Czech, Norwegian, Japanese, French, Finnish, Polish, Russian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Serbian, Slovenian, Arabic, Portuguese (Brazil), Hebrew, Persian, Albanian, Traditional Chinese, Romanian and Indonesian translations are included in the setup.
September 20th, 2017: EMDB V3.01 released
  • System: Fixed switching databases.
September 20th, 2017: EMDB V3.00 released
  • User Interface: New Icon, new startup screen, new styling of MessageBox and ProgressDialog.
  • Scan Hard Disk: Default Case, System and Region were not applied when adding new movies.
  • Database: Added DTS HD 6.1 to the audio stream formats.
  • System: Added background folder scan at startup to detect new or deleted Movies. TV Series are not scanned yet.
  • Scan Hard Disk: Remove keywords were not saved.
  • User Interface: Added support for special language characters like German Ä, Ö and Ü to the quick search (typing one or more characters in bookshelf navigates to the first movie matching that title, F3 for next one).
  • User Interface: Added Filter to show UHD movies.
  • IMDb Import: Fixed importing of Certification.
  • IMDb Import: Search now uses the IMDb Advanced Title Search. The Search Result shows detailed movie info including a thumbnail, year, genres, plot and cast to make a better choice. As Advanced Title Search is more strict in expecting full words and less forgiving in typos the IMDb Standard Search is used as fallback.
  • IMDb Import: Added support for adult movies (e.g. 'Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge') listed on IMDb.
  • IMDb Import: Optimized download data size. With 25 actors up to 50MB was downloaded per movie. Now it is only about 2MB. The total downloaded data per session is now listed in the Statistics Options Page.
  • IMDb Import: Fixed an issue where existing actors without IMDb id or photo were not correctly updated when a new movie with that actor was added.
  • TV Series: When manually adding an individual episode portability was not taken into account.
  • Translations: Updated the Arabic, French, Persian, Simplified Chinese, Slovenian and Dutch translations.
August 13th, 2017: EMDB V2.75 released
  • IMDb Import: Fixed an issue when downloading actors.
  • Scan Hard Disk: Fixed an issue with reading BD and DVD file structures when the option 'use folder name instead of file name when searching on IMDb' is checked.
  • User Interface: Fixed an issue when using the scrollbar to view more actors sometimes actors from the beginning of the list were repeated at the end of the list.
  • Translations: Fixed an incorrect translation of title / alternative title in the Portuguese (Brazil) translation.
  • Translations: Updated the Czech, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish and Dutch translations.
August 4th, 2017: EMDB V2.74 released
  • Search: Search: Added AND / OR Genre search.
  • User Interface: Delete button was not always correctly enabled for multiple selections (when deselection one or when one or more selected movies were locked for changed).
  • User Interface: Ctrl-A, Ctrl-X, Ctrl-V, Ctrl-C now work correctly on the Global SearchBox when it is selected instead of on the ListView / BookShelf.
  • User Interface: Added Add New Movie (Alt-A) and Insert New Movie (Alt-I) to context menu.
  • User Interface: Added Certification to the Enhanced Tooltip.
  • User Interface: Added an option to start EMDB in fullscreen mode.
  • User Interface: improved the startup position algorithm to prevent the EMDB window to be outside visual area on multi monitor systems.
  • User Interface: Added Search on Google to the context menu.
  • TV Series: Added play season feature. This creates a playlist for all episodes in the season.
  • Translations: forgotten translation 'delete database'.
  • Translations: Made all bookshelf backgrounds translatable.
  • HTML Export: Overridden genres were not correctly displayed in Genres section and Genres pages.
  • IMDb Import: If the actor already existed with no picture, a second instance of the actor with the picture was created.
  • Database: Posters were not always taken along in creating / restoring backups.
  • IMDb Import: Improved the algorithm to import actors when the main IMDb page does not contain enough actors and the full credits page needs to be loaded.
  • Database: Made the database more robust against corruption with better support for special characters (like '|').
  • Translations: Updated the Arabic, Catalan, Czech, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovenian, Spanish and Dutch translations.
April 17th, 2017: EMDB V2.73 released
  • User Interface: Fixed displaying of duration in hours/minutes in the tooltip.
  • User Interface: Added displaying / editing of duration in hours/minutes in the Edit screen if configured that way.
  • User Interface: Added an option and User Interface screens to edit the Writer field.
  • User Interface: Fixed option “Show Season Info in TV Series Names” was not saved.
  • User Interface: Boolshelf jumped to the beginning after deleting a movie.
  • User Interface: Added COMPLETE SERIES label on the bookshelf.
  • User Interface: Improved drawing and positioning of the cover labels.
  • User Interface: Added options to change the Text color of the SEEN, LOANED and COMPLETE SERIES labels.
  • TV Series: Added status field to the TV Series Details screen.
  • TV Series: Synced the general Seen flag with the TV Series Seen Complete Series flag.
  • Clipboard: TVSeries details and Movie posters were not copied when using the clipboard (Ctrl-C / Ctrl-V) functions in the same or another database.
  • Database: Changed the maximum number of discs field from 99 to 999.
  • CSV Import: Added support for Unix line endings.
  • CSV Import: Added support for double quotes in columns.
  • CSV Import: Added support for embedded line breaks.
  • CSV Import: Added support for importing Characters ('Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones' or localized translation for 'as').
  • CSV Import: Added support to only import a subset of the columns in the csv.
  • CSV Import: Added TV MOVIE and STRAIGHT TO VIDEO to the Version field.
  • Database: Added TV MOVIE and STRAIGHT TO VIDEO to the Version field.
  • Translations: Updated the Arabic, Slovenian, Simplified Chinese, Czech and Dutch translations.
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