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CLZ Movies 9 Feature Hilite: Improved Adding Movies by Title

February 8th, 2024

Last week, we released version 9.0 of the CLZ Movies mobile app, our biggest update ever! So big in fact, that you may not have checked out all the new features yet.
To help you get started with all the new stuff, I am going to do four “v9 feature hilite” emails, each one highlighting one of the four big features of this update.

This is Feature Hilite #1 and today, we’re gonna take a look at all the improvements to the Add Movies by Title feature.

Improved Add Movies / Add by Title screen

For version 9, we have done a serious re-design of the “Add by Title” part of the Add Movies screen. The 3 main goals were to:

  1. Make it easier to find the movie you are looking for
  2. Make it easier to find your exact DVD/Blu-ray/4K/etc… release
  3. Make the entire adding experience faster and snappier

These are the changes we made to make that happen:

Cast summaries in search results

When you search “By Title”, the movie entries in the search results now include a short summary of the main actors, to help you recognize the movie you are looking for.
This is especially useful when there are multiple movies with the same or similar title.

Releases page, with BIG cover images and a Format filter!

Previously, you would “expand” a movie result to see all its physical releases, with tiny thumbnails. In version 9, just tap an entry in the title search results to go to a separate page showing BIG cover images for all DVD/Blu-ray/4K and other releases.
The bigger images should make it a lot easier to the pick the edition you own.

Then, to make it even easier to zoom in on the one you own, we added a Format filter at the top. Use the Format tabs to show 4K’s only, or Blu-ray’s only or DVDs only.

Tip: tap the “Default” entry top left to just add the movie itself with a default movie image, without edition details.

Quick adding using the Add Movie sheet

Finally, tap your release to add it to your app, using the Add Movie sheet that slides in from the bottom.

Recent changes

v9.2.1: CLZ Movies is now free to use up to 100 movies May 31st, 2024 v9.0: Improved Add by Title screen, Collection tabs and much more! February 2nd, 2024 v8.5: Easier access to Manage Pick Lists tool October 25th, 2023 v8.4: Pre-fill screen: Orange highlights and a Clear button October 16th, 2023 v8.2: New Sync button on main screen September 6th, 2023 v8.1: Modify the Cast and Crew lists of your movie entries! July 20th, 2023 v8.0: Use multiple folder levels May 17th, 2023 v7.5: New report screen after Updating IMDb Ratings/Votes June 24th, 2022 v7.4 New “Card View” May 11th, 2022 v7.3: Back Cover images! March 29th, 2022 v7.2: Progress Bars and Cancel buttons! March 13th, 2022 v7.1: Improved Pre-fill screen: choose your own fields! February 14th, 2022 v7.0: New features and lots of improvements December 2nd, 2021 v6.6 Submit to Core / New Select Mode and action menu September 22nd, 2021 v6.5: Six new features! September 9th, 2021 v6.4 New look for movie list, cover view & movie details May 23rd, 2021 v6.3 Automatic Audience Ratings from IMDb March 5th, 2021 v6.2: Various improvements February 22nd, 2021 v6.1.1: New: Pre-fill fields while adding movies December 28th, 2020 v6.0: Edit multiple, more compact Edit screen, crop/rotate images September 11th, 2020 Sneak Preview: version 6.0 of all 5 CLZ mobile apps! July 21st, 2020 v5.5 New folder option for Actors May 19th, 2020 v5.4 Faster CLZ Cloud syncing! March 18th, 2020 v5.3.1: Search folders, sort folders by count and and faster syncing February 14th, 2020 v5.2.1: New Statistics screen December 10th, 2019