In need of sheet music inventory software

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  1. Iceman444443

    Iceman444443 New Friend

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    I have accumulated tons of sheet music, music books, transcriptions, etc. I am still collecting the preceeding and am looking for a software package that will allow me to catalog all songs from my music collection so that when I see something I may want I can easily determine if I have the music or not. Does anyone know of a software package that will catalog my music? I have searched the internet but to no avail.
     
  2. tobylou8

    tobylou8 Utimate User

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    Send a pm to ROWUK. He is a systems analyst, computers I suppose. Another poster with possible knowledge in that area is TRICKG.
     
  3. veery715

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    Just use MS Excel. It is fairly straight forward. Assign column labels to the first row and you're off..

    No package is going to eliminate your having to type.
     
  4. gbdeamer

    gbdeamer Forte User

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    I agree. Excel is the perfect solution in my opinion.

    You could make column headings for arranger first name, last name, song title, genre, etc...
     
  5. Mark B

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    +1 for Excel

    Mark
     
  6. veery715

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  7. RandyTx

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    If you don't already have Excel bundled with a computer (face it, Office is massively overpriced if you buy it on your own), just use OpenOffice.

    Or, pretty much ANY database can do this for you as well, but it takes a bit more work.
     
  8. Iceman444443

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    Thanks for all the replies. Duchess sounded like it was exactly what I want. Unfortunately it only works with XP and Vista. I get error messages with Win 7. I'm in the process of evaluating Home Inventory and RecordsKeeper (which looks promising) to see if either will do what I want. Excel, while a lot of you rate high, means a huge learning curve for me and it will be my last resort. Again, thanks for your replies.
     
  9. The Kraken

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  10. tpetplyr

    tpetplyr Pianissimo User

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    If you want a free spreadsheet program, use Google Docs. Then (if you want),you can access your inventory from anywhere in the Universe that can connect with Earth's internet:)

    Stuart
     

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