Collector 2000 Recorded Music
Classic Collector is a fully-featured and well-established Windows PC system
for cataloguing your personal collection of recorded Classical Music.
The program came out top in reviews of music catalogue software published in
the FRMS Bulletin. It was the
most favoured of six PC systems reviewed in BBC Music Magazine, it was
the program chosen by Classic CD for recommendation in its 'Shop
Window', and it was later tested with approval by Gramophone. In June 2004, Classic Record Collector compared it favourably against another
product. Outside of the UK, Canada's Classical
Music Magazine highlighted Classic Collector as the only tested product
worthy of recommendation to its readers, the program was highly praised in
France's prestigious Diapason magazine, and it was given an enthusiastic
accolade in Fanfare (USA).
Classic Collector 1 was launched in 1995 as the first record
catalogue system designed specifically for Microsoft Windows.
After enthusiastic customer feedback, version 2.1 appeared in 1996,
incorporating many requests and suggestions.
Users - old and new - gave Classic Collector 2 a resounding endorsement.
In 1997 the program was upgraded to version 2.2, featuring Track-Adder - a novel track-time calculator to
make cataloguing even easier.
Progressive enhancements were made over the next two years, implementing
almost every feature that customers asked for.
In 1999 Classic Collector was upgraded to
Classic Collector 2000, a 'millennium-friendly' version with the ability to
interpret 2-digit year inputs correctly for the old or new millennium! Since then, Classic Collector 2000 has proved
to be stable and virtually problem-free on all Microsoft Windows platforms,
including XP and Vista.
So, if you've been thinking about cataloguing your own collection, now's
the time to get started. You can be
assured that Classic Collector will meet your needs, as it has for hundreds of
'Classic Collectors' - some of whom have already catalogued thousands of
Our customer base now extends to over 50 countries around the world,
testifying to Classic Collector's truly universal appeal!
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What will Classic Collector do for your record
Catalogue your Collection
- Suitable for recordings of
all types - Discs, Tapes, CDs, VCRs and DVDs (Scores, too).
- The ideal system for cataloguing
individual, mixed or compendium recordings.
- The user-friendly,
'forgiving' program guides you through the cataloguing process.
- 'EasyFill' data entry
utilises 'build-up' lists with 700+ Composers, Performers etc already
- 'Opus' prefixes are
inserted to match composers in accordance with the user's preferences.
- Displays key signatures
in 'English' or 'Germanic' format. Other International features, too.
- Reference database of 3,500
'standard' works offers 'single-click' entries into your personal
- There are many other
automatic and 'intuitive' features to ensure quick, simple data entry.
- Classic Collector will
adapt to your existing storage system. Index numbering (automatic) is
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- Look up items directly or
'browse' your collection - as in a record store or library.
- Browse full collection or
any defined sub-group. Compare recordings on-screen.
- Simple yet versatile
searching and sorting on virtually any combination of criteria.
- Classic Collector will
correctly sort complex Opus Nos (even Hob
- Print lists of selected
Music or Recordings in four 'standard' formats - a MUST for insurance.
- Design and print your own
'customised' lists instantly - any items, any fields, any order.
- Export these lists in
word processor or spreadsheet formats.
- Instant Cost/Value totals
(for all recordings or any selection) on demand.
Other features of Classic Collector
- Easy to master using
detailed pictorial Help and 300-item demo catalogue.
- Protects you against
inadvertent or accidental loss of data with two-level backup system.
- Many features can be
'customised' to match your own particular needs and way of working.
- There is an option to print
adhesive 'index card' labels for creating manual card indexes.
- Classic Collector's
databases are standard Microsoft Access format (but you do not need MS