Movienizer

Movienizer

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 51 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.0
  • Total Downloads:
    75,138
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 30, 2013
  • Price:
    Free to try (50-movie trial); $49.95 to buy (Buy it now)

Editors' Review

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Movienizer is an intuitive database that allows users to keep track of their movie collections. Although it's similar to other programs we've seen, the fact that it's free sets it apart.

Movienizer's interface is simple and attractive, with its major functions organized in buttons and menus across the top. Like many similar programs, Movienizer can download movie information from 24 online resources in nine languages, or gather information from a DVD or text file. The program also has a loan-tracking feature, allowing users to keep track of who they lend their DVDs to, although it's lacking the separate database for borrowers that many other programs have. The program does allow users to create collections of people, such as actors or directors, as well as sort movies by actors, genres, and other categories. The program also has a built-in movie player, allowing users to view movies that are stored on their computers without opening a separate application. Most of the program's features were easy to use, although we found it difficult to switch between databases at first; this function is not completely intuitive. The program's built-in Help file is well written and did a good job of answering our questions. Overall, while there was nothing really exceptional about the program, we found it to be a perfectly adequate movie organizer, competitive with other programs that must be paid for.

Movienizer is free. It installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program to all users.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"My favorite)"

March 15, 2013  |  By JerryJar

 |  Version: Movienizer 6.0 build 345

Pros

Using Movienizer for years, very nice app! Looks very simple at first glance, but then you discover depth. Here one can do things impossible in other movie catalog programs! Very nice and prompt support, too. Worth every penny.

Cons

A friend of mine can't stop raving about the program after I showed it him a few weeks ago)

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2 stars

"Movienizer defrauds buyers"

March 09, 2013  |  By amitjaju

 |  Version: Movienizer 6.0 build 345

Pros

Features from any movie catalogue software

Cons

Movienizer licensing is very weird. You buy today and you not get major upgrades released tomorrow. You only get minor updates which have bug fixes (Hellow, I have the right to use a bug free software which I paid for unlike downloading a cracked copy).
I bought 4.0 in October 2011. They released 5.0 in November 2011 and denied me an upgrade. Most publishers provide 1 year free upgrade.

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5 stars

"Best Movie Organizer"

October 31, 2012  |  By er.samdarsh

 |  Version: Movienizer 5.4

Pros

Excellent Design
Fast Movie Description Download

Cons

Needs UI improvements

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1 stars

"All right if you buy the real one"

August 04, 2012  |  By promytius

 |  Version: Movienizer 5.3 build 302

Pros

Nice interface, lots of potential features and many things to tease you about NOT having. I really enjoy the bait-and-switch approach to software; it builds so much confidence in the product.

Cons

Absolutely useless as downloaded.

Summary

Skip it or buy it outright, this is a waste otherwise.

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5 stars

"Finally with mass update!"

January 18, 2012  |  By highdsan

 |  Version: Movienizer 5.1 build 260

Pros

Just installed the new version and it's awesome! The nice new look is good, but what I mostly appreciate is the mass update feature. I've been waiting for it since maybe Movienizer 3.0. Many thanks!

Cons

None, Movienizer IS the best.

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4 stars

"The developer has not cut out the old 2.2 version."

January 11, 2012  |  By Steve9999999999

 |  Version: Movienizer 5.0 build 256

Pros

Before people complain maybe they should check out the forum at their website where the developer fully tells how to use the old program so it doesn't update and he still provides a 6.3meg download link to it. Which I just downloaded. Look in the general forum under "Can I go back to 2.2" I haven't tried it yet because I'm still testing the 5-526 version which seems better that 4 other movie programs I looked at today. I like all the data and pics it shows for each movie on one screen. I just want to know if it will combine movies with separate built data files on several HD's on to one HD and maintain the player link and data to those movies.

Cons

None yet, will keep testing it.

Summary

I'm assuming that the new version has a lots of improvements with future free updates so over the years one would use this program it seems to be worth it.

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5 stars

"The best movie cataloger I've ever seen"

November 07, 2011  |  By Cottonwire

 |  Version: Movienizer 4.5 build 248

Pros

Intuitive and simple interface; new feature of tabbed pages; support of numerous online databases; creates movie collection catalogs for Dune and WDTV media players; advanced work with persons; and many others ;))

Cons

Video player could be better. However one can setup his\her favorite player as default for the playback.

Summary

Movienizer is absolutely worth its money. The program is 'always evolving' and tries to satisfy every user requirement. Fast customer support and the software functionality makes it the best

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2 stars

"program changed"

May 12, 2011  |  By promytius

 |  Version: Movienizer 4.2 build 213

Pros

easy to use, minimal controls, installs and uninstalls easily

Cons

lacks some bells and whistles; recent "upgrade" now wants money for pro version.

Summary

I DLd and compared 5 different movie database programs; Coolector outdoes them all - 4 clicks to add virtually any movie. This pales in comparison.

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5 stars

"Nice DVD database software"

February 14, 2011  |  By freewayjambob

 |  Version: Movienizer 4.1 build 196

Pros

This program helps much if one has more than a hundred DVD's (I have more than 2,000). Good for all sorts of video files, too, but I do not have much of them.

Cons

One becomes addicted to it :)

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1 stars

"not what i was after"

January 15, 2011  |  By retep24

 |  Version: Movienizer 4.0 build 192

Pros

very good but it is based on keeping the video on my hard drive and that is not what i am after

Cons

am after a data base the just allows me to input data my self with out having the video on my hard drive

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 7.0
[!] Synchronizing the movie list with a cloud server in the movie organizer. [!] Licensing changes. Now a single registration code works for all organizers. [+] New data in the statistics.
General
Publisher ManiacTools
Publisher web site http://www.ManiacTools.com
Release Date December 26, 2013
Date Added December 30, 2013
Version 7.0
Category
Category Home Software
Subcategory Home Inventory Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 8, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 20.54MB
File Name movienizer.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 75,138
Downloads Last Week 11
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 50-movie trial
Price $49.95

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