CD Archiver


  • Added Russian translation (submited by Mihail Prishlyak).
  • Rotten Tomatoes is now used to get movie data.
  • Thumbnails are now shown for possible matches when an exact internet search match cannot be found.
  • FFMPeg is now used to extract metadata.
  • Flash gallery now uses Polaroid Gallery.
  • Ability to search in discs titles.
  • Speed and metadata extraction improvements.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to extract PDF thumbnails if GhostScript is installed.
  • Added support to RAW format (ARW, CF2, CR2, CRW, DNG, ERF, MEF, MRW, NEF, ORF, PEF, RAF, RAW, SR2, X3F).
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to archive hard disk folders.
  • Added support to EPUB format.
  • Speed improvements.
  • Improved user interface.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to configure time limit for processing files.
  • Improved grid view for search results.
  • Upgraded to the new Amazon api.
  • Upgraded database schema.
  • SeekLyrics is now used again.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to export database to OpenDocument Spreadsheet.
  • Ability to specify the maximum thumbnail width.
  • Ability to show search results as grid.
  • Improved user interface.
  • Bug fixes.


  • LyricWiki is now used instead of SeekLyrics.
  • Added support to FLV, DCM and MNG formats.
  • Improved merging of similar tags.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Compressed files contents now include CRC info whenever available.
  • Added support to TGA format.
  • Improved charts.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Improved Internet search allowing the user to choose the number of results shown and the site used.
  • Speed improvements.
  • Improved charts.
  • Bug fixes.


  • When the the user confirms that the data extracted from the internet is accurate that data is saved on the database (instead of the cache) allowing it to be exported to the html gallery.
  • Ability to edit metadata for multiple items.
  • Now tag view also includes folders and discs.
  • Added support to GZ and TGZ formats.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Added support to ARJ, BZ2, CHM and WIM formats.
  • Ability to easilly change movie thumbnails.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Added support to 7z, ISO, BIN, MDF and IMG formats.
  • Added support to IFilters.
  • Added undo/redo support.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Database schema was changed resulting in improved speed and faster disc browsing.
  • Item details images (including charts) now have much better quality.
  • Compressed files are now displayed as folders.
  • Ability to search for files within a specific date and size range.
  • Ability to add discs without having to specify the category.
  • Ability to store metadata on discs.
  • Improved treeview behaviour.
  • Added plugin support.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to search both files and folders from the Advanced Search dialog.
  • Ability to minimize to the system tray while adding discs.
  • Ability to save SHA512 hash for archived files.
  • Folder thumbnails and image transitions can now be disabled.
  • Search results can now be displayed on a listview instead of text.
  • Added Polish translation (thanks to Yenidai).
  • Improved keyboard navigation support.
  • Improved user interface.
  • Improved 64-bit support.
  • Updated flash gallery.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Thumbnails contained in file metadata are now resized if they exceed a maximum size to prevent making the database very big.
  • Thumbnails for html files that contain scripts are no longer retrieved because they sometimes caused CD Archiver to hang when parsing them.
  • Ability to paste, browse and delete disc icons.
  • Gallery Source Code is now an optional install feature.
  • Ability to delete specific metadata tags in multiple files.
  • Improved disc archiving speed.
  • Improved advanced search.
  • Improved gallery export.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to paste, browse and delete thumbnails for items.
  • Ability to perform advanced searches.
  • Ability to select items display order.
  • Added removeable disk support .
  • Added Right To Left support.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to export database to Comma-separated values and Excel Microsoft Office Open XML.
  • Ability to easily return to previous search results.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to select from different user interface themes.
  • Improved user interface.
  • Added 64-bit support.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to select the categories to export when creating the database gallery.
  • Added context menus to categories and discs.
  • Improved extraction of Audio CD metadata.
  • Improved user interface.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to export library as flash gallery.
  • Installer is now based on WIX.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Added support to lots of new formats (too many to list).
  • Tools>Options>Metadata is now grouped by categories.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to reorder and toggle the visibility of column headers.
  • Double clicking categories/discs allows you to rename them,
  • Ability to eject disk after scanning.
  • Threading improvements.
  • Ability to add offline discs
  • Bug fixes.


  • Improved integration with TagLib#.
  • Ability to manage disc loans.
  • Added Wikipedia links to severall tags.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Added support to PNM image format, WavPack, MPEG-4, MusePack and Free Lossless Audio Codec.
  • TagLib# is now used to access severall format tags.
  • Added Korean translation (thanks to pCsOrI).
  • Decreased memory usage.
  • Ability to resize disc treeview.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Added chart to compact option that displays freed space (if any) when compacting the database.
  • Added Turkish translation (thanks to Dreammaker).
  • Improved high DPI support.
  • Speed improvements.
  • Bug fixes.


  • SeekLyrics is now used to find music lyrics.
  • Added Ukrainian translation (thanks to Kotyk Volodymyr).
  • Added support to MSI files.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Different tags with the same description are now properly merged (Tags view).
  • Google image search is now also used to find book and music covers.
  • Improved IMDB data extraction.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to select tags to be grouped on Tags view.
  • Ability to disable database charts.
  • Improved extraction of MP3 metadata.
  • Changed some icons.
  • Speed improvements.
  • Updated translations.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Improved treeview behaviour when running under Windows Vista.
  • Ability to select between Categories and Tags views.
  • Decreased memory usage.
  • Changed some icons.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to perform custom internet searches.
  • Added support to ICL files.
  • Added Italian translation (thanks to Marco).
  • Improved Windows Vista Support.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to select which file types should be processed for metadata extraction.
  • Added support to OGG, IFO (DVD Video), Html and Mht files.
  • Speed and interface improvements.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Flashearth links are now added to images that contain gps information (note that only discs archived with version 3.3 or later will show this information).
  • Database schema was changed resulting in a smaller file.
  • Metadata tags are now sorted alphabetically when extracted.
  • Improved extraction of EXIF and RIFF metadata.
  • Amazon token is no longer required.
  • Ability to search file metadata.
  • Ability to change text font.
  • Added proxy support.


  • Icons are now extracted from executable files.
  • Improved categories and database charts and added disc charts.
  • Search queries are now highlighted on search results.
  • Added support to CAB files.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Added support to IPTC metadata.
  • Added Japanese translation (thanks to Tilt).
  • Ability to see individual details for discs and categories.
  • Improved extraction of MP3 metadata.
  • Improved error handling.
  • Improved startup speed.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Database is now saved in the faster SQLite format (previous databases will be automatically converted to the new format).
  • HTML log format now produces valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional.
  • Update checking is now done automatically.
  • Amazon reviews are now shown when available.
  • Speed improvements when searching amazon.
  • Interface improvements.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Categories and discs can now be renamed directly on the treeview.
  • When an album or book search retrieves severall possible matches, it's possible to select one or discard them.
  • Item ratings are now retrieved from the internet whenever possible.
  • Improved extraction of Windows Media and MP3 metadata.
  • Adittional matches for albums are now shown.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Thumbnails for BMP, EMF, GIF, PNG and WMF are now extracted.
  • Faster database loading and disc archiving.
  • Improved extraction of EXIF metadata.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Completed conversion to C# (previous versions were made in VisualBasic.NET).
  • Added support to RIFF metadata.
  • Improved extraction of Windows Media metadata.
  • Ability to edit extracted metadata.
  • Discs can now be moved using drag and drop.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Thumbnails for PDF (if Acrobat Professional is installed) and movie file types are now shown if the the item cover can't be retrieved from the internet.
  • Ability to remove information retrieved from the internet when inaccurate.
  • When a movie search retrieves severall possible matches, it's possible to select one or discard them.
  • Cache data is now saved in the background improving closing speed.
  • Bug fixes.


  • CBR, CBZ, Rar, Tar and Zip file contents are now listed.
  • Thumbnails for CBR and CBZ comic books are now retrieved.
  • Faster node browsing.
  • Setup file is now 200 KB smaller.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Added support to EXIF and Windows Media metadata.
  • Item rating is now stored on the database instead of node cache.
  • MP3 and Windows Media album covers are now retrieved from the internet whenever possible.
  • Improved support to ID3 metadata.
  • Improved startup speed.
  • Bug fixes.


  • File (MP3, DLL, EXE, etc) metadata is now archived on the database.
  • Lots of adittional information is now extracted from the internet.
  • Added covers to the images retrieved so they look more realistic.
  • Ability to rate the items on the library.
  • Ability to search as you type.
  • Faster startup.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Icons are now extracted from the discs that support them.
  • Clicking on a search result will take you to the result location in the treeview.
  • The filetype description is now shown for each file.
  • Audio covers are now searched on amazon.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Abilty to print search results and export them to RTF or HTML.
  • Ability to use IMDB to search for movies and Amazon for books.
  • Improved search speed and ability to search only in specified categories.
  • Improved user interface.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Severall parts of the application logic now run on different threads improving performance.
  • Improved user interface.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Converted to .NET Framework 2.0.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Severall speed improvements due to changes in database layout (previous versions databases will be automatically converted to the new version).
  • Bug fixes.


  • Audio CD's labels are now pulled from
  • Bug fixes.


  • Ability to print the disc collection.
  • Bug fixes.


  • É agora possível executar correctamente o CD Archiver em contas limitadas.
  • Correcções de bugs.


  • Refactorização e optimização do código.
  • Correcções de bugs.


  • Foi adicionada tradução para inglês.
  • Foram adicionados novos ícones.


  • Modificações na interface e refactorização e optimização do código.
  • Foram adicionados novos ícones.


  • É agora possível mudar o nome de discos já adicionados.
  • Foram feitas pequenas correcções de bugs.


  • Initial release.