Delicious Library for Mac gathers all your digital and physical goods in one place while adding additional information about each item from the Web. This premium app features a beautiful skeuomorphic design in the form of a bookshelf that houses your items. Objects can be added via a barcode scanner or by doing a search online. Another feature of note is the ability to add friends, see their bookshelves, and lend items to each other.
When started for the first time, Delicious Library for Mac requests your AddressBook so you can add contacts as friends. The app's main window includes a toolbar containing different view options and a status bar with the different categories of items. The library features three views: the wooden shelf, which can be zoomed in and out, a list view, and a statistics page where you can see what types of items are on the shelf or how much they cost. While testing we were able to add our iTunes purchases with no difficulty, but some of the barcodes we tried yielded no results, and we had to manually search for them.
Delicious Library for Mac will please you if you like cataloging your possessions. The wide support for cameras, ranging from the built-in iSight to the one on the iPhone and even ones connected via USB or Bluetooth, makes it easy to scan barcodes and add items to the library. And with the addition of the friends feature, it is easier than ever to keep track of the items you have loaned.
Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Delicious Library for Mac 3.1.5.
Once your whole library is cataloged, you can find and use your items like never before. Browse, sort, and search through your digital shelves. Sync your cataloged library onto your iPod or print a color catalog and take it with you. Find and purchase new items using Delicious Library's personalized recommendations. Keep track of the items your friends are borrowing using Delicious Library's loan management system, which integrates with Apple's Address Book and iCal. Take advantage of new, cutting-edge Mac OS X Tiger features with Delicious Library 1.5. Search though all of your library data using the Spotlight menu and enjoy anytime access to your entire collection with the brand new Delicious Library Dashboard widget.