Frequently Asked Questions
shareware, and how can I download and use software without having to pay
for it? What's the catch?
no catch. Shareware is simply a way for software authors to get their
program out to people to try. There are lots of shareware programs on
the Internet - Music Catalogue Master is one of them. We want you to try
the program - hopefully like it - and then
buy it. You have nothing to lose by trying shareware. If you like
it, you can purchase a license for it. If you don't like it - simply
uninstall it. You have nothing to lose.
Music Catalogue Master supported?
Go to the
support page for Music Catalogue Master.
It contains an online form that you can use for email support, as well
as a link to the MCM 5 Manual which will open in your browser, and a
link to a zipped copy of the MCM 5 Manual that you can download and
unzip onto your hard drive.
the difference in the online databases that MCM uses to automatically
enter CDs and vinyl records into the data tables?
CDs Automatically window uses the Gracenote CDDB database. This is the
world standard for entering all information regarding CDs, including
track information, credits, etc. However, the CD must be in your
computer drive and read by the control before it can enter any data.
databases on the Enter Records Automatically window (MusicBrainz,
Discogs, Amazon.com and Freedb) do not have to have a CD in the drive. They all
work similar in that you type an Artist and Title into the search
fields - and the database you have selected returns matches. MusicBrainz
does not have as many Titles in its database - but the data is very
complete. Amazon.com has quite a bit of data - but it does not store
track times - so none of your tracks will have track times if you enter
the CD/record using the Amazon.com database. Discogs has a lot of
information with track times and classical information. Freedb has a huge number of
titles in its database - sometimes too many - and the quality is not as
good as the other three.
recommend you play around with entering different CDs/records using the
different databases - and I'm sure you will soon have an appreciation
for what each of them bring to the table.
How do I get upgrades for Music Catalogue Master if I am a registered
The latest upgrade is always
available by clicking here.
Starting with version 5.21 - the program will look for updates every
time it starts and prompt the user to download them automatically.