|OrangeCD Catalog is the advanced music database software for cataloging and organizing music collection in any format: it supports pop and classical CDs, iTunes songs, MP3 files, vinyl records or tapes. To add a CD album to the database, insert the CD in your computer or scan the barcode from jewel case, and OrangeCD will download artist, song titles, album reviews, cover artwork and other information from online music database. No typing is required to organize your CD collection. OrangeCD Catalog is filled with features and tools for organizing iTunes or MP3 collection, managing artist profiles and discographies, printing reports, and keeping your music library database safe and secure.
|OrangeCD Player is a tiny freeware Windows program that allows you to play audio CDs using your PC. The player supports online music databases and works with our music organizer software. When you play a new CD, the player downloads song titles and automatically catalogs it in your music database. Additional features include various playback modes, playlists, direct track access and disc position memory. Add OrangeCD Catalog to help you to organize your MP3 library, and you have a complete digital media management suite.
Join Racks and Tags, the website where you can publish catalog of your music collection and access it from anywhere.
Version 6.5.8 fixed cover download and Amazon search functions. Note: some functionality is now disabled because it's no longer supported by Amazon web services. Also, this update removed references to discontinued freedb.org servers. Instead, private FreeDB server at freedb.mygenres.com will be launched in coming weeks.
July 26, 2020 new!!
Version 6.5.7 restores compatibility with legacy 32-bit systems (Windows XP).
March 2, 2016 new!!
New OrangeCD version 6.5.6 fixes Windows 10 compatibility issues.
February 18, 2016
OrangeCD 6.5.5 fixes various access errors during Discogs search.
May 14, 2015
New version 6.5.4 release contains a collection of bug fixes and compatibility improvements.
July 23, 2014
Version 6.5.3 fixes inconsistencies in collaboration artist reporting.
February 27, 2014
Today's update fixes random crash on some systems while using autocomplete features, such as artist or collaboration editor.
February 19, 2014
New build 6.5.1 contains bug fixes for reported problems. It also restores Discogs import functionality that ceased to function after Discogs API change on February 1.
February 3, 2014
New build 6.5.0 fixes problem with Discogs authentication and other bugs.
November 20, 2012
New version 6.4.9 released today, fixes problem with using Amazon web service. Please upgrade if you experience trouble adding albums from Amazon or downloading album artworks.
February 25, 2012
OrangeCD 6.4.8 released. This update contains important bug fixes and adds playlist export feature.
January 16, 2012
New version 6.4.7 adds Discogs API 2.0 support and fixes bugs. View change log.
December 30, 2011
OrangeCD Suite 6.4.6 is released and available for immediate download. This version adds 2 new features, improves compatibility with Parallels Desktop on Mac OS X and fixes some bugs.
August 12, 2011
OrangeCD Suite 6.4.5 released, addresses network related responsiveness problems and fixes other bugs.
November 14, 2010
OrangeCD Suite 6.4.4 released. This update improves Discogs.com support and fixes non-critical bugs.
August 29, 2010
OrangeCD Suite 6.4.3 adds support for Discogs.com. Discogs is one of the largest online music databases, and is the largest database of releases on vinyl media.
August 2, 2010
OrangeCD Suite updated to version 6.4.2. This release improves artist collaborations feature and app stability on Windows 7 systems.
May 17, 2010
OrangeCD Suite 6.4.1 released, features artist collaborations on track level and bug fixes.
March 1, 2010
OrangeCD Suite updated to version 6.4.0. This is a technical update, it features bug fixes and stability improvements only.
January 19, 2010
OrangeCD Suite 6.3.9 released. This minor update includes fix for inconsistencies in content tree, as well as other bug fixes.
January 6, 2010
OrangeCD Suite 6.3.8 released. This update adds a new feature that finds broken media links in the entire database. Another nice addition is new sort options in tree view.
December 9, 2009
OrangeCD Suite 6.3.7 released, fixes import responsiveness issue and other bugs.
November 4, 2009
OrangeCD Suite 6.3.6 released. Beginning August 15, Amazon web service queries made from older versions of OrangeCD will be rejected. Please
upgrade to version 6.3.6 to continue using Amazon features in OrangeCD Catalog.
August 16, 2009
OrangeCD Suite 6.3.5 released, fixes collaboration album issues and improves navigation UI.
July 13, 2009
OrangeCD Suite 6.3.3 is available for immediate download. New build adds new user settings and data fields for tracks:
original release date, single or B-side, bonus track. It also provides more consistent track numbering on vinyl albums
and improves inner mechanics of error reporting for better compatibility with Windows Vista and Windows 7.
May 14, 2009
OrangeCD Suite 6.3.2 released.
May 1, 2009
OrangeCD Suite 6.3.1 released. This version improves handling of large CD boxsets and fixes inconsistencies with composer reporting.
March 15, 2009
OrangeCD Suite 6.3.0 released. New version improves HTML export features. All export templates now produce CSS friendly, XHTML validated pages.
February 24, 2009
OrangeCD Suite 6.2.9 released today. This build adds support for multiple artists per album and artist collaborations.
Get it from download page.
February 6, 2009
OrangeCD Suite is updated to version 6.2.8 today. In the new release, you can find completely new hybrid view mode which displays albums in a table and
includes cover thumbnails at the same time. There are several new display options, and existing view modes are renamed to keep it consistent with the changes.
The best news is that now OrangeCD is compatible with Windows 7 beta and Internet Explorer 8. You can download new release on the
download page. See full change list here.
January 19, 2009
OrangeCD Suite 6.2.7 released. This build adds copy and paste support to album and track credits.
December 14, 2008
OrangeCD Suite 6.2.6 released. New build allows saving frequently used columns and custom sort definitions in presets, and features a number
of assorted bug fixes and improvements. See full change list here.
November 19, 2008
Racks and Tags blog has published an article
explaining how to track playbacks of LPs, tapes, or any kinds of albums that are not played on a PC, and how to publish playback history in Played
tab of user profile pages on Racks and Tags. There's a new OrangeCD plugin for this that can be downloaded
separately from main setup.
November 1, 2008
OrangeCD Suite 6.2.5 released. This update adds several frequently asked features and improves application stability. Racks and Tags
update timeout problem is fixed for good. You can get the new version from download page.
October 14, 2008
OrangeCD Suite 6.2.4 released today. This version adds live publishing feature that allows updating album ratings and playback
statistics on your Racks and Tags pages automatically, without having to use Publish menu. In addition, the new version adds much
anticipated bulk editing for tracks and numerous smaller improvements.
June 18, 2008
OrangeCD Suite version 6.2.3 is out the door. This upgrade switches collection publishing features to use brand new Racks and Tags website and
improves performance of a number of features. The story behind the performance fix can be tracked by
this thread in OrangeCD community forums.
May 3, 2008
MyGenres.com, the website where you can upload and track your music collection catalog online, has got new cool design and changed its name
to Racks and Tags. From the official project blog: "we believe the new name is easier to remember
and it better represents the purpose of the website - catalog all your music, regardless of the media it's on". More info in the
April 27, 2008
OrangeCD Suite version 6.2.2 released. This upgrade packs a big deal of improvements in media files scanning, including new scanning options and
new Media Library feature. It also improves Amazon search and cover download features that were updated to use the latest Amazon web services.
Full list of changes and fixes can be found here.
March 15, 2008
Recent update on MyGenres.com website introduced new features for fellow music collectors. As of today, user collection pages display lists of recently
added, recently played, and recently rated albums. All of these are updated automatically when local database is synchronized with the server. Individual album pages display
lists of other users who own, play or rate the album. In addition, there's a new cool friends feature which allows choosing individual users who can view your collection. For everybody
else, including guest visitors, your collection will be hidden. It's a great way to make your online collection catalog more private and secure, so if you haven't created your MyGenres.com account yet because
of privacy concerns, nothing should stop you now.
February 23, 2008
OrangeCD Suite version 6.2.1 released. This version improves compatibility with Squeezebox and Windows Vista. It also fixes few minor annoyances from previous versions.
January 31, 2008
OrangeCD Suite 6.2.0 has been released. New version fully supports Apple iTunes music file formats and improves speed and quality of
album lookups using Add from FreeDB feature.
December 28, 2007
We are now offering a complimentary FreeDB server for all OrangeCD users. From now on, this will be a permanent unofficial FreeDB mirror
and it will be updated with fresh data from the official server on regular basis. You can find more information and detailed instructions
on how to use it with OrangeCD in MyGenres.com blog.
December 21, 2007
New version 6.1.9 has been released. By popular demand, it adds ability to associate media files stored on a hard drive with database entries.
It helps music lovers with smooth transition from traditional CD collections to hard drive-based media libraries. In addition, the new version has improved
media file recognition and it fixes few minor annoyances from previous releases.
November 15, 2007
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