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post #31 of 40 Old 01-15-2013, 12:50 PM
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That doesn't work, at least in the IOS version.
That's strange, it works fine on Windows. Is it the only field that doesn't accept a new value ?

I think you should report this bug:

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That's strange, it works fine on Windows. Is it the only field that doesn't accept a new value ?

I think you should report this bug:

http://www.coollector.com/viewforum.php?f=2

It is the only field that you can't change . I'll report it, thanks....

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I think what would ultimately useful would be the ability to distinguish between various releases for movies, mostly blu-ray. For instance, so you know which specific blu-ray release you have and are able to compare it to other releases, including your wish list.
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compare it to other releases, including your wish list.
Personally I have no use for that feature, but did you find a program that can do it ?
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Personally I have no use for that feature, but did you find a program that can do it ?

Not so far. I think you just have to take list and do that work yourself with websites like bluray.com, dvd compare and dvd beaver. Quite frankly, I still find that in order to get the last word, you have to ask questions. I don't know how many times I see a movie or film released several times and you still can't tell all the differences and/or which is the best release. Amazon and eBay etc are useless because they never describe the contents of the release. Ultimately you have to research yourself because the above websites aren't always correct or simply aren't up to date. The best method is to research on those websites and also ask on the forums. Unfortunately, bluray.com reviews a release, but when you search a movie, you see there are different versions for the same region, for different regions etc and bluray.com doesn't give you the heads up as to what the differences are for the north american releases they are reviewing and/or how they differ compared to other region releases. Again, you still have to research and ask questions. Asking on bluray.com has worked for me so far. If you ask a question, odds are, somebody, if not a few people will know the answer.
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From what I understand, it looks like the data that you want simply doesn't exist. It'd be a dream if it existed, but unfortunately it doesn't.
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From what I understand, it looks like the data that you want simply doesn't exist. It'd be a dream if it existed, but unfortunately it doesn't.

Yep. Still, with the use of a database, you can make your own subdatabase where you get the info from the database and the other websites.
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Yep. Still, with the use of a database, you can make your own subdatabase where you get the info from the database and the other websites.
I agree, but what I wanted to say is that the level of details that you wish for isn't available in any database out there. I think DVD Profiler has the more accurate DVD information, but that's still not enough for what you described.
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Not so far. I think you just have to take list and do that work yourself with websites like bluray.com, dvd compare and dvd beaver. Quite frankly, I still find that in order to get the last word, you have to ask questions. I don't know how many times I see a movie or film released several times and you still can't tell all the differences and/or which is the best release. Amazon and eBay etc are useless because they never describe the contents of the release. Ultimately you have to research yourself because the above websites aren't always correct or simply aren't up to date. The best method is to research on those websites and also ask on the forums. Unfortunately, bluray.com reviews a release, but when you search a movie, you see there are different versions for the same region, for different regions etc and bluray.com doesn't give you the heads up as to what the differences are for the north american releases they are reviewing and/or how they differ compared to other region releases. Again, you still have to research and ask questions. Asking on bluray.com has worked for me so far. If you ask a question, odds are, somebody, if not a few people will know the answer.

You didn't mention the Cinema Squid database which is another valuable resource.

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I've tried several collection management applications, and DVD Profiler is the only one with an adequate database. I want to catalog the EXACT version of the DVD/Blu-rays that I own, and DVD Profiler's database is the only one that comes close. Especially with the 600+ OOP and rare imports that I have and love. When you start collecting imports, you quickly realize there can be an astounding number of releases all with wildly varying degrees of quality (audio, video, subtitles, cut/uncut, packaging, special features, etc), and certain versions become highly sought-after or rare. As a collector, this is very important to me.

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