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VVV (Virtual Volumes View) 1.2 released

VVV is an application that catalogs the content of removable volumes like CD and DVD disks for off-line searching.
Folders and files can also be arranged in a single, virtual file system. Each folder of this virtual file system can contain files from many disks so you can arrange your data in a simple and logical way.

New features:

- VVV has been translated to more languages.
- VVV can now read metadata (author, title and so on) not only from mp3 files, but from almost any audio format. It should not crash anymore with some corrupted mp3 files.
- Added a new file information dialog that shows all information about a file, included the list of all the virtual folders where it has been copied.
- Audio metadata cataloging is now optional. Users can disable it.... read more

Posted by Fulvio Senore 2011-12-21

VVV (Virtual Volumes View) 1.1 released

VVV is an application that catalogs the content of removable volumes like CD and DVD disks for off-line searching.
Folders and files can also be arranged in a single, virtual file system. Each folder of this virtual file system can contain files from many disks so you can arrange your data in a simple and logical way.

New features:

- The Linux version is also available as a 64 bit program.
- It is now much simpler to build VVV from sources, especially the Linux version (CMake used).
- VVV has been translated to more languages. Now the available languages are: Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish and Ukrainian.
- It is now possible to expand all the sub-folders of a selected folder with a single command.
- It is now possible to choose the language that will be used by VVV.
- Added more powerful search features (see help file).
- Virtual view and search view: added a command to show the selected file or folder in the physical view.... read more

Posted by Fulvio Senore 2010-12-07

VVV (Virtual Volumes View) 1.0 released

VVV (Virtual Volumes View) 1.0 released.

VVV is an application that catalogs the content of removable volumes like CD and DVD disks for off-line searching.
Folders and files can also be arranged in a single, virtual file system. Each folder of this virtual file system can contain files from many disks so you can arrange your data in a simple and logical way.

New features:

- VVV has been translated to the following languages: Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Polish and Spanish.
- It is now possible to update an already cataloged volume. Many people are using VVV to catalog removable hard-disks: it is useful to see the content of those disks even if they are off-line. With this new feature you can periodically rescan those disks to make sure that the catalog is up to date.
- Command line options. The program can be started with command line options to make it portable and to automatically update a volume.
- Bugfixes and enhancements.... read more

Posted by Fulvio Senore 2009-03-23

VVV (Virtual Volumes View) 0.9 released

VVV is an application that catalogs the content of removable volumes like CD and DVD disks for off-line searching.
Folders and files can also be arranged in a single, virtual file system. Each folder of this virtual file system can contain files from many disks so you can arrange your data in a simple and logical way.

New features:

- Unicode support: now the program should be able to handle correctly filenames containing foreign characters. This will require a conversion of older catalogs: the conversion will happen automatically as soon a a catalog is opened.
- Added support for localization. At the moment only an Italian version is available: translators are welcome.
- Added the ability to backup and restore a catalog.
- Added the ability to export data to a CSV file.
- Changed the program's icons to avoid licensing problems with the Tango icons. It looks like the Creative Commons license is not compatible with the GPL. The current icons are distributed under the GPL.... read more

Posted by Fulvio Senore 2008-07-25

VVV (Virtual Volumes View) 0.8 available for OSX

VVV is an application that catalogs the content of removable volumes like CD and DVD disks for off-line searching.
Folders and files can also be arranged in a single, virtual file system. Each folder of this virtual file system can contain files from many disks so you can arrange your data in a simple and logical way.

VVV was already available for the Linux and Windows operating systems. Now an OSX version for Intel CPUs has been released.... read more

Posted by Fulvio Senore 2008-02-21

VVV (Virtual Volumes View) 0.8 released

VVV is an application that catalogs the content of removable volumes like CD and DVD disks for off-line searching.
Folders and files can also be arranged in a single, virtual file system. Each folder of this virtual file system can contain files from many disks so you can arrange your data in a simple and logical way.

New features:

- Added a help file.
- Now it is possible to share the same catalog among the computers connected to a network server. More info in the help file.
- Added a Tools/Options menu to handle program settings.
- Now VVV can automatically reopen the last used catalog.
- Now it is possible to show only some of the MP3 metadata stored in the catalog.
- Now the programs' windows remember their position and size.
- Redesigned the Catalog volume window.
- Reorganized the Edit menu.
- Now it is possible to press the F2 key to rename an object.
- Now it is possible to delete one or more files from a virtual folder.
- Now the program plays a beep sound at the end of long tasks.... read more

Posted by Fulvio Senore 2007-12-22

VVV (Virtual Volumes View) 0.7 released

VVV is an application that catalogs the content of removable volumes like CD and DVD disks for off-line searching.
Folders and files can also be arranged in a single, virtual file system. Each folder of this virtual file system can contain files from many disks so you can arrange your data in a simple and logical way.

Now, when cataloging volumes, the program stores also metadata for MP3 files (author, title and so on).
Cataloging volumes under Windows is much faster. The Linux version was already fast.
Now it is possible to add a description to files and folders in the physical view.
Added context menus to the right pane in the physical view. For example, it is possible to select many rows and add then to a virtual folder.
Now the program remembers the last folder selected in the "Add to virtual folder" dialog. ... read more

Posted by Fulvio Senore 2007-09-25

VVV (Virtual Volumes View) 0.6 Windows installer released

VVV is an application that catalogs the content of removable volumes like CD and DVD disks for off-line searching.
Folders and files can also be arranged in a single, virtual file system. Each folder of this virtual file system can contain files from many disks so you can arrange your data in a simple and logical way.

We have just uploaded a Windows installer that makes Windows installation simpler. The program is the same as in the zip file released a few days ago, but you might want to download it to have the start menu (and optional desktop) icon.... read more

Posted by Fulvio Senore 2007-06-14

VVV (Virtual Volumes View) 0.6 released

VVV is an application that catalogs the content of removable volumes like CD and DVD disks for off-line searching.
Folders and files can also be arranged in a single, virtual file system. Each folder of this virtual file system can contain files from many disks so you can arrange your data in a simple and logical way.

The main new feature of this version is searching. It is now possible to search a catalog for files matching the user's specifications.
The program now uses the Tango icons for its graphic appearance, it is possible to add a comment to each volume and folder navigation has been enhanced. ... read more

Posted by Fulvio Senore 2007-06-11

VVV (Virtual Volumes View) 0.5 released

VVV is an application that catalogs the content of removable volumes like CD and DVD disks for off-line searching.
Folders and files can also be arranged in a single, virtual file system. Each folder of this virtual file system can contain files from many disks so you can arrange your data in a simple and logical way.

This is the first release of VVV: it contains only a subset of the planned features but it can already be used for real tasks.... read more

Posted by Fulvio Senore 2007-05-21