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BookBuddy - Book Library Manager for iOS

By Kimico Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Mar 5, 2014

BookBuddy lets you create an organized list of all the books in your library, create and save notes, and keep track of which of your books is on loan to a friend. Just scan the books' barcodes to enter them into the app, and then file them, mark them as loaned out, or enter any other information you'd like to save.

This app has tons of features packed into a clean and streamlined interface. It comes preloaded with five sample entries, so you can get an idea of how it works and which types of information you can access when you enter your own books. When you're ready to do that, just tap the + icon in the upper right-hand corner of the screen, either from the main screen to add books unfiled, or under the Personal or Professional tabs to file books in these categories. To add books, you can scan their barcodes through the app, search online, or enter information, manually. The scanning feature works well, and you can choose to scan one at a time, or to scan multiple books in a row before saving them all to the app at once.

Each book entry includes the name of the author and publisher, the genre, when the book was added to the app, and a link to more extensive online info about the book. Additionally, you can mark each entry as unread, being read, or finished, or you can make a note of who you loaned it out to and when. BookBuddy is free, and it's a great way to keep track of your book collection.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 8.5.6

- Bug fixes and stability improvements

General

Release September 27, 2017
Date Added September 27, 2017
Version 8.5.6

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with: iPad2Wifi, iPad23G, iPhone4S, iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini, iPadMini4G, iPhone5c, iPhone5s, iPadAir, iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6, iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro, iPadProCellular, iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE, iPhone7, iPhone7Plus, iPad611, iPad612, iPad71, iPad72, iPad73, iPad74

Popularity

Total Downloads 1,274
Downloads Last Week 1
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Developer's Description

BookBuddy is a powerful book management application that gives you access to your entire book catalog, anywhere. Using BookBuddy is fun and easy, allowing you to quickly find any book in your library, share your favorite books, and keep track of borrowed and lent books. FREE VERSION. BookBuddy has all the features of BookBuddy Pro with a 50 book limit. BookBuddy can be upgraded via In-App Purchase for unlimited book storage. FEATURES. SLEEK & FUNCTIONAL: BookBuddy is cleanly designed and simple to use. BUILT-IN SYNCING: Seamlessly sync your BookBuddy library across all your devices using iCloud or Dropbox. Your data stays in sync so that you always have the up-to-date version of your library on all your iOS devices. BE PRODUCTIVE: Multitask seamlessly on iPad with full Split View support in iOS 9. HIGH PERFORMANCE: BookBuddy easily supports large book collections. Some of our users manage more than 10, 000 books. ONE-STEP ADD: You can add books to your BookBuddy library by simply scanning the barcode or by searching Google Books. KEEP TRACK: Keep track of where your books are, which books you've borrowed, and to whom you've loaned books. PERSONALIZE: Create your own categories for organizing your books, maintain your own Wish List, mark your Favorites for instant access, and add personal notes about any given book. QUICK FIND: Instantly locate any book in your BookBuddy library by entering a search keyword or by scanning the book's barcode. EASILY SHARE: Share your favorite books using Facebook, Twitter, and email. You can even export all or selected portions of your BookBuddy library in standard file formats for colleagues and friends to view on their computer or any other device. RELIABLE BACKUP: Keep your hard work safe by backing up your entire library to the cloud using Dropbox service. If you ever lose your iPhone you can restore your BookBuddy library on any iOS device, instantly. IMPORT 3RD PARTY DATA: Import from other popular book catalog apps, such as Google Books, GoodReads, LibraryThing, Shelfari, and Anobii to ensure that your BookBuddy library is always up-to-date. AND MUCH MORE: Assign multiple tags to books, sort books by any field, arrange books in a series, manage each book's reading status, easily print information about selected books to AirPrint-enabled printers, and much much more. WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING. "Book collectors best friend". "I love my BookBuddy app. As a book collector I no longer worry about buying doubles. When friends borrow my books I know exactly where they are, and Within seconds I can tell exactly what I have and don't have. Makes my hobby so much more enjoyable. " (Nina G.). "Excellent app. "This is the BEST app to inventory your library. Fast, efficient, easy and FUN to use. I love it. Now no more buying duplicate books. I take my "library" everywhere I go on my iPhone. Awesome. " (Cheryl C.). "Delivered as promised". "Easy to use, easy to manage, but does precisely what you need, maintain a database of your personal book collection, loans and wanna-haves with sheer genius simplicity. Best app I ever bought. " (Arjen. P). FEEDBACK. We love staying in touch with our users and we look forward to hearing from you. If you have any feedback, questions, or concerns, please email us at: support@kimicoapps.com. or visit: http://www.kimicoapps.com/support.html. Follow us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/KimicoLtd.