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Best Movie Collection Managers For Linux

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If you are a movie buff you must own tons of movies, old and new. I own a lot of movies myself, some of them are on my computer and others are in my cupboard. While I love bragging about my huge collection of classics and blockbusters, one of the most tedious things I come across is the act of organizing. Call me lazy but organizing movies, especially if they’re stored on your computer, seems like a herculean task for me. Lots of people crave that iTunes-esque automatic sorting of movies wherein you have all the information about the movies you own. Too bad, we’re all FOSS fanboys here and as always we are not short of workarounds.

Personally, I love to have all my metadata intact be it music or photos. That’s why I prefer using the collection managers that come with media players like Amarok for fetching metadata. For movies, though, you don’t have many collection managers to boast of. On Linux, the choices are quite limited. There are barely any good movie collection managers on our favorite platform; however, some of them are quite good. Here’s a list of the best ones in the genre:

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