EMDB is an application to keep track of your movie and TV Series collection. Both physical discs and media files are fully supported. With an automatic import from the database of IMDB, export to csv, text or HTML, thumbnail cover preview, a loan tracker, advanced search and filter functions and multi-language user interface. EMDB doesn't need a .NET framework or any other external libraries and is therefore fully portable. And best of all... it's free!
EMDB is available in several languages: English, Dutch, Danish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish, Hungarian, Croatian, Swedish, Greek, Catalan, Czech, Norwegian, Japanese, French, Finnish, Polish, Russian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Serbian, Slovenian, Arabic, Portuguese (Brazil), Hebrew, Persian, Albanian, Traditional Chinese, Romanian and Indonesian translations are included in the setup.
November 28th, 2018: EMDB V3.27 released
  • TV series: Fixes sometimes first specials did not show up.
  • Database: Added Container field.
  • Database: Added HDR (10 / 10 Plus / Dolby Vision) properties.
  • Database: Added Dolby Digital 2.0 and 5.1 audio stream properties.
  • IMDb import: Fixed hanging IMDb import for specific movies / Series (e.g. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955))
  • IMDb import: Fixed importing of country specific and original titles.
  • Edit Cast: Fixed maually adding new actors to the database.
  • Swap Movies: Fixed value was not swapped.
  • HTML Export: Added option to not resize the thumbnails.
  • Translations: Updated the Slovenian, Simplified Chinese, German and Dutch translations.
October 31st, 2018: EMDB V3.26 released
  • User Interface: clicking on the cover always used the default player even when a custom player was configured.
  • Database: Deleting actors from the database in the Edit Cast screen could mix up voice of actors in other movies.
  • Database: Added import of IMDb MetaScore.
  • Search: Aligned Filter page with the current filter dropdown menu.
  • Database: You can now also add an URL as location. The Play button than changes into a Browse button launching the default configured web browser.
  • TV Series: Double click on episode plays the episode.
  • Add From Hard Disk: Fixed an issue where the incorrect movie was selected (e.g. 'Rush Hour').
  • Batch Update: Added an option to create missing NFO files.
  • Add from Hard Disk: Fixed getting MediaInfo from External Disks.
  • Generate HTML: Fixed creating individual Movie pages when creating a Patch folder.
  • TV Series: Added location / Media Label to the main location of a TV Series besides per episode (can now also be a link to e.g Netflix).
  • Add / Edit Movie: Clear all fields keeps Awards and #discs
  • TV Series: Seen and Locked flags for Specials were not remembered.
  • Batch Update: Fixed crash when doing large updates.
  • Batch Update: Added duration and download size to the progress indicator.
  • Translations: Updated the Slovenian, Simplified Chinese, German and Dutch translations.
October 17th, 2018: EMDB V3.25 released
  • HTML Export: Fixed the navigation header of individual movie pages when exporting a selection.
  • IMDb import: Disabled Advanced tile search as the results got worse lately and slightly improved the Standard Search.
  • import: Fixed incorrect parsed Unicode characters showing up as '��'.
  • Find Duplicates: Show file size, resolution and duration when comparing two movies in the Find Duplicates screen to better select the best media file.
  • TV Series: Opening the TV Series Detail page updated the seen date to today.
  • Search: Added Comment Field Search to the Combined Search.
  • Statistics: Increased the available space for total value as large collections in specific currencies (e.g. Danish Krones) didn't fit.
  • Print: &-characters were not printed.
  • IMDb import: Import non-TV certification if available.
  • Update Media Files Location: Fixed an issue with files on external disks and added more logging to better see what happened.
  • Update Media Files Location: Fixed compare was case sensitive.
  • Database: Fixed line feeds in comments field were not saved.
  • HTML Export Templates: Updated the DarkComfort template thanks to R3gi.
  • Translations: Updated the Czech, Slovenian, Catalan, Finnish, Simplified Chinese, German and Dutch translations.
October 1st, 2018: EMDB V3.24 released
  • IMDb Import: Changed 'UK' to 'United Kingdom' to fix import of country specific titles / certification.
  • System: Added External Drive Media labels support to TV Series episodes too.
  • System: Fixed adding of Media Labels when IMDb query is aborted or fails.
  • System: Fixed Open File Location on External Drives.
  • Rename Media Files: Take media files on Removable External Disks into account when renaming.
  • HTML Export: Added years.htm to the patch folder if a patch is created.
  • HTML Export: Updated the Dark Comfort HTML Export template to V1.9 thanks to R3gi.
  • Translations: Updated the Arabic, German, Czech, Slovenian, Simplified Chinese and Dutch translations.
September 22nd, 2018: EMDB V3.23 released
  • System: Fixed an issue while scanning for new files at startup on USB sticks
  • System: Improved adding Media labels when adding files from Removable (USB) Disks.
  • System: Updated kiosk mode to not show the movie context menu on right click, update the caption and disable the export function. Kiosk mode can be started by launching EMDb with command parameter /kioskmode
  • User Interface: Added a column 'External Drive' to display in ListView / Export / Print.
  • IMDb import: Fixed importing of writers of TV Series.
  • IMDb import: Added an option to set the maximum number of Writers and Directors to import.
  • Translations: Updated the Arabic, German, Italian, Simplified Chinese and Dutch translations.
September 19th, 2018: EMDB V3.22 released
  • IMDb import: Fixed importing of Genres.
September 19th, 2018: EMDB V3.21 released
  • IMDb import: Fixed importing of language specific plot outline if language specific title was enabled too.
  • User Interface: Added CD Jewel Case visualization for the Bookshelf.
  • User Interface: Scan for new files at startup was done even if only scan for deleted files at startup was enabled.
  • User Interface: Added a warning when deleting entries from the database that also the associated media files are deleted if configured so.
  • Batch Update: Added an option to save after updating a number of movies to prevent data loss in case something happens during a long updating process.
  • Database: Added the Media label of CD / DVD disks and Removable media to the location field so EMDb can detect if the correct disk / drive is loaded / mounted when playing a media file.
  • Translations: Updated the German, Slovenian, Czech, Italian and Dutch translations.
August 31st, 2018: EMDB V3.20 released
  • IMDb import: In some cases an extra text was added at the end of a title.
  • IMDb import: In some cases an incorrect actor with some garbage characters is inserted in the cast list.
  • IMDb import: In some cases the photo of the next actor was used when an actor has no photo.
  • IMDb import: Fixed using actors as directors for some Documentaries (e.g. 'Agnelli').
  • IMDb import: Strip indication for multiple character names (' / ...').
  • Database: Added '1.37:1 (Academy ratio)' to the aspect ratio properties.
  • User Interface: Changing (multi) selection in ListView sometimes resulted in repeated updating of the details panel.
  • Batch Update: Writers were not cleared after every Movie / TV Series.
  • Translations: Updated the Arabic, Russian and Slovenian translations.
August 21th, 2018: EMDB V3.19 released
  • IMDb import: Fixed Batch Update and Add from Hard Disk IMDb lookup.
  • Translations: Updated the Spanish, Arabic, Simplified Chinese and German translations.
August 19th, 2018: EMDB V3.18 released
  • IMDb import: Fixed broken import due to a lot of internal IMDb website changes. Probably not everything is perfect yet but most common stuf seems to work again.
  • Rename Media Files: Renaming multiple times caused EMDb to add (1) to the file names "as the file already existed".
  • User Interface: Improved Full Screen Poster display and navigation.
  • User Interface: After navigating through Full Screen Poster display the current movie is now updated accordingy.
  • Database: Added 'VHS sleeve' and 'VHS clamshell' to the case field options.
  • Database: Added 'MPEG-4 Part 2' to the video codec options.
  • IMDb import: Fixed importing of multiple Writers.
  • MediaInfo: Updated MediaInfo to version 18.05;
  • MediaInfo: Added support for more than 16 audio and subtitle streams.
  • MediaInfo: Added support for Enhanced Dolby Digital (Plus) format.
  • MediaInfo: Improved detecting of Video Codecs.
  • Translations: Updated the Slovenian, Arabic, Czech, Catalan, Portuguese (Brazil) and Dutch translations.
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