6 of the Best Free Linux Collection Managers
For many individuals collection managers are an important type
of software. Millions of people enjoy the activity of collecting. It is
human nature to collect objects, in part because
people derive pleasure from the simple ownership of objects. In ones
formative days, collections sometimes include stamps, comics, and
football cards. As we move into adolescence tastes have
changed. Now, it is more likely that we will be collecting
multimedia (audio and video), computer games, postcards, posters,
etc. Later in life our attention may turn to antiques and decorative
ornaments. Not only do things that we collect change over time,
technology also has a large influence. There is even a dedicated system
on eBay for
You probably have a few collections that are continuing to
grow. Keeping track of your collection as it grows becomes increasingly
more complicated. In this secnario a collection manager can be
Armed with this software you can keep track of your collection.
Moreover, collectors may have no accurate way of measuring the value of
their collection for insurance purposes without having an accurate
There is a wide range of collection manager software available
for Linux. However, the majority of this software is specialised,
focusing on one or two different collectable items. The
purpose of this review is primarily to identify the finest collection
manager software which track a diverse range of items. This type of
software has the advantage that users can keep track of all of their
different collection types using a single software application.
However, specialised collection managers are still worthy of a mention.
All of the software featured in this article sport an
attractive graphical user interface, and make use of the internet to
help with the process of cataloguing your collection.
So, let's explore the 6 collection managers at hand. For each
application we have compiled its own portal page, a full description
with an in-depth analysis of its features, screenshots, together with
links to relevant resources and reviews.
||Highly versatile software for managing collections
media cataloger and media organiser
collection manager for GNOME
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