GlobalBooks 0.2.3

GlobalBooks 0.2.3 is now available. GlobalBooks is a “freeware application designed to serve as a bibliographic information utility”. This version adds BibTeX Export, as well as fixing some bugs.

Records Manager 2.1

John Woodward has released Records Manager 2.1

Records Manager is MacOS X software that allows you to collect important records (such as bank statements or receipts) in a database and allow for easy addition of new records, easy access to existing records, and optional automatic backup of the database. Think of it as a replacement for a file cabinet but with easier filing and retrieval.

This requires Mac OS X 10.2.8 or higher, and is $24 should you decide to use it.

Version History

2.1 – Fixed bug in creating new databases.

2.0 – Feature enhancements and bug fixes:
* Added the ability to encrypt databases with 128 bit AES.
* Read-only databases are now supported (either with read-only permissions or on read-only media).
* Documentation improvements.
* Performance improvements.
* Fixed bug in backup preferences.
* Fixed bug in sorting preferences.

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Bookpedia 2.2

A new release of Bookpedia, version 2.2, came out a few days ago.

Bookpedia is a book cataloging software for Mac OS X. To save you time and effort, it retrieves all book information from the Internet and lets you arrange your books in any which way you like. Using Bookpedia comes naturally thanks to its familiar iTunes style interface. Bookpedia is written exclusively for Mac OS X, making it fast and efficient.

To retrieve information about a book you have various options. You can enter a keyword, the book title and/or the authors name into the Search feature, choose the locale where you want to search (any Amazon site, the Library of Congress,,, or and hit Search. Once you have found your book you can look for even more information using the Library of Congress and or any of the other sites again. You can also search by scanning the UPC or entering the ISBN into the Search window.

Requires: Mac OS X 10.2+
Cost: $18 USD

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