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 in html which offers sorting, filtering and grouping of found movies by different criteria.

  • usable disk scanning capabilities
  • simple - no web server or database dependancies
  • automatic - no manual editing
  • free


Go to sourceforge project page for details and download.


2013-02-23 Release 1.9.1
 * Updated IMDB rating
 * Minor performance fixes of cached files

2013-02-06 Release 1.9.0
 * Updated for IMDB site changes
 * Removed deprecated use of goto in perl



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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