Simple Movie Catalog

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Simple Movie Catalog will scan a given directory for movies, query imdb for info and generate a catalog as a html page which offers sorting, filtering and grouping of found movies by different criteria.

  • automatic disk scanning capabilities
  • report is a simple web page
  • no web server or database dependancies
  • no manual editing necessary
  • free


Go to sourceforge project page for details and download.


2016-05-02 Release 2.5.0
 * Prepare code for system-wide installation
 * Subtitle links fixes
 * Use opengraph (english) title in external link query
 * Correctly format accents in pathname
 * Fixed detection of missing poster

2016-04-12 Release 2.4.0
 * Fixed -origtitle
 * Added -og-title for opengraph title (english)
 * Improved filter number input fields
 * Minor sorting improvements
 * Added theme: white-columns
 * Minor cleanup of dark columns theme (by Roni)


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Simple Movie Catalog Screenshot

Install Instructions:

  • Windows:

    1. Install Perl
      Simple Movie Catalog is written in perl so you'll have to install it first.
      Download from here: ActiveState Perl or Strawbery Perl or cygwin.
      Make sure to have perl in PATH!

    2. Install Simple Movie Catalog
      Download and unpack to a directory of your liking.
      (example: C:\Program Files\SimpleMovieCatalog)

    3. Run
      Drag&drop a directory to run_scan.cmd or edit config.txt and start run_scan.cmd
      The directory will be scanned, html report generated and opened using your favorite web browser.
      Read the instruction in the readme.txt file for more details.

  • Linux / BSD / Mac OS X:
      Unpack, edit config.txt and run:
      $ perl -c config.txt
      Open report/movies.html with your favorite browser.
      Read the instruction in the readme.txt file for more details.


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