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BookCAT to assist collectors and librarians in creating and managing computerized book databases

Press Release: FNProgramvare [February 23, 2005]

MOSS, Norway. - February 23, 2005: FNProgramvare today announced the release of BookCAT, the latest version of a comprehensive, all-in-one database application for cataloging and managing library collections. Designed for the Windows platforms, BookCAT will help collectors and librarians create and store detailed descriptions of books, download book information from the Internet, generate professional looking reports, keep track of book loans, and more.

BookCAT allows creating an unlimited number of book databases either manually or automatically by downloading any selected book data from the Internet. Featuring over 100 data fields, BookCAT allows cataloging a wide range of information such as author, title, ISBN number, editor, type of book, personal rating, comments, reviews, and many other details. By splitting their database into catalogs, adding or modifying data fields, BookCAT users can customize their data to meet their specific needs.

BookCAT also offers an integrated Explorer-style browser that allows users to explore the database easily and view the contents of any book record. With the BookCAT search engine and filters, users can search for book records, containing any specified combination of keywords or/and operators. Furthermore, BookCAT allows for creating professional-quality database reports. Along with over 30 predefined report templates, users can design their own report layouts.

"With every new version of BookCAT, we try to strengthen its capabilities, while streamlining and simplifying its use," said Fredrik Nordbakke, CEO and head programmer at FNProgramvare. "BookCAT provide s a set of tools that enables users of any level of computer literacy to catalog and manage complex databases absolutely effortlessly. We are very proud that BookCAT has become an integral part of workflow in many libraries, clubs, churches, and homes around the world."

Pricing and Availability

BookCAT runs under Windows 98/Me/NT4.0/2000/XP and costs $39.95 (USD) for a single user license. Registered customers are entitled to unlimited functionality, free updates and lifetime technical support. BookCAT is immediately available as a free download at

About FNProgramvare

Founded in 1992, FNProgramvare is a software development company that produces a wide range of products offering computerized information cataloging and management. By integrating cutting edge technologies into the age-old book cataloging practices, we help people facilitate information management and increase productivity. For more information, visit

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Publication Year:2005
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:February 23, 2005
Place of Publication:Moss, Norway
Company: FNProgramvare
Products: BookCAT
Subject: Product announcements
Record Number:11321
Last Update:2023-11-06 10:46:28
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00