Easy Disk Catalog Maker Changelog


v1.7.0 - 01-03-2024

New Features
  • Added ability to get previews from archive files.
  • Added ability to set max preview size for images.
  • Added ability to get GIF preview for videos from different parts of the video.
  • Added ability to exclude certain file and folders from scan.
  • Added button to open Options window while scanning.
  • Now showing filter indicator when column is being filtered.


v1.6.0 - 08-11-2021

  • Fixed an issue where the app switched to normal mode when opening new file by double-clicking on it, even if it was in maximized state before.
  • Fixed an issue causing wrong disk structure to be shown if updated disk has no folders in root folder previously.
  • Fixed some of the issues that made the application crash.
  • Now user can use the main window while search dialog is open.
  • Now hovering over status bar in scan dialog will show process status in tooltip.
  • Now file filter text box will always be visible in explorer pane.
New Features
  • Added up button for easier navigation while browsing for files and folders.
  • Added option to save file previews of image, media and plain text files.
  • Added ability to read and store metadata of image and video files in addition to audio file metadata that was previously available.

v1.5.1 - 02-09-2020

  • Fixed an issue where the Scan Date was not updated after updating the disk.
  • Fixed some rare crashes.
New Features
  • Added ability to export disk as a CSV file.

v1.5 - 01-01-2020

New Features
  • Added ability to update disk by right clicking it from the list and selecting the "Update" option.
  • Added "Open Recent" option in the file menu to keep track of recently opened catalogs.

v1.4.6 - 30-05-2019

  • Fixed an issue where Categories, Locations, and Contacts treeview didn't show current selection after losing focus.
  • Fixed an issue causing the application to crash when using Open in Explorer option of a file on Removable Drive.

v1.4.5 - 08-03-2019

  • Fixed an issue that caused tar.gz and tar.bz2 files to not index correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where the application crashed when trying to export data to an excel file from the search results list.
  • Fixed an issue where the application was indexing all parts of the multi-part RAR archive.

v1.4.4 - 04-10-2018

  • Fixed an issue that can cause another database to open when clicked even if the user is working with a currently opened database.
New Features
  • Added rar5 support.

v1.4.3 - 28-06-2018

New Features
  • Now the application supports wildcard characters (* and ?) to search for files.

Store App

  • Now there will be no progress bar for license check after the first launch of the app.

v1.4.2 - 05-01-2018

  • Fixed an issue causing the updated disk to not retain Category and Location assigned previously.

v1.4.1 - 11-12-2017

  • Fixed a critical issue preventing users from updating the disk.
  • Fixed an issue caused by memory leaks.
  • Fixed an issue that prevents application from launching if dockLayout.config file is inaccessible.
  • Fixed an issue causing application to crash if user tries to close the scan window before scan was finished.
  • Fixed an issue where Disk ID of the removed disk wasn't reused for new Disk.

v1.4 - 16-11-2017

  • Fixed an issue with AutoUpdater unable to update the application.
  • Fixed an issue where 50% zoom radioButton inside Print Dialog doesn't show % in displayed name.
  • Changed UI to give it more native Windows feel.
  • Significantly reduced executable size.

v1.3.1 - 05-06-2017

  • Fixed an issue causing Show in Explorer option of folder tree view context menu to do nothing when clicked.
  • Fixed an issue where folder structure is wrong in the catalog for some of the archive files.
  • Now Search in Folder context menu option will search subfolders inside selected folder if Include Subfolders is checked in Search Window.
  • The user can now double click on Search Result to see a file in default file explorer even if the drive letter is changed this time. If the file is inside an archive file then archive file will be shown in file explorer.

v1.3.0 - 21-04-2017

  • Fixed issue with the application crashing when the system is set to certain DateTime format.
  • Fixed issue that scans external hard drive as Fixed Drive causing Disk Type to show wrong drive type.
  • Now Show in Explorer will work even if Removable Drive's drive letter is different this time.
  • Now if the user tries to open a new instance of the application by double clicking associated file then it will open that file in the current instance.
New Features
  • Added Filter Box to filter files and folder currently shown on the list.
  • Added more file types (.m4a, .m4b, .m4v, .flac, .wav, .wma and .ogg) supported by IDv3 tags. Now Easy Disk Catalog Maker will also scan IDv3 tags from these files if Scan MP3 Tags option is ON.

v1.2.11 - 11-03-2017

  • Fixed issue When display settings (text, apps, and others settings) are set to 150%, UI elements in Disk Properties dialog get cut-off.
  • Fixed issue Where renaming Disk from Disks list doesn't affect the name of Disk in Folders TreeView.

v1.2.10 - 08-03-2017

  • Fixed issue in the application where trying to open other instance of an application, opens application in a normal state even if it was in maximized state.

v1.2.9 - 01-03-2017

  • Fixed issue where selecting disk with the same ID as previously selected disk after opening another database didn't show disk contents.

v1.2.8 - 19-02-2017

  • Fixed issue where updating the same disk again with scan IDv3 tags option ON didn't add IDv3 tags to comment section of the MP3 file.
  • Fixed issue where clicking link in the comment section opened Windows Explorer instead of default browser.
  • Changed license to per user (User can now use this application on unlimited PCs with only 1 license).

v1.2.7 - 16-12-2016

  • Fixed issue in sorting lists where the length of the name takes precedence.
  • Fixed issue where trying to scan the same folder on local HDD again didn't trigger duplicate disk dialog.

v1.2.6 - 27-02-2015

  • Fixed sorting lists doesn't work as expected for date time values, file size values and sometimes alphanumeric names containing special characters.

v1.2.5 - 24-02-2015

  • Fixed bug where sorting doesn't work correctly when there are alphanumeric names in the list.
  • Fixed bug where ejecting drive with an incorrect value in drives list throws an error.

v1.2.4 - 19-10-2014

  • Fixed bug where scanning massive capacity cloud drive like Bitcasa Infinite Drive leads to crash on application start up.
  • Disks limit of trial version changed to 10 instead of 25.

v1.2.3 - 11-08-2014


  • Fixed bug where closing search window when the search is running leads to crash.

v1.2.2 - 02-07-2014


  • Fixed bug where unpinning Explorer panel results in a crash on next startup of the application.
  • Fixed bug where upgrading Easy Disk Catalog Maker from version 1.1.1 or lower versions results in error on startup of the application.

New Features

  • Added new detailed help documentation.

v1.2.1 - 11-06-2013


  • Fixed issue for Some users who have problems because of use of WMI for new media detection.
  • Fixed issue where the application doesn't prevent the user from resizing window beyond minimum size.
  • Fixed issue in the auto-eject mechanism of Scan repeatedly option where sometimes auto disk eject do not work even if media scan is complete.

New Features

  • Added option to print CSV files in Print window.
  • Now user can directly open the explorer window with a file selected by double clicking search results.
  • Now user can directly open the explorer window with a file selected by right clicking on file or folder in the main window and selecting Show in Explorer.


  • Scan repeatedly option can now become default action for main Scan button.
  • Now after scanning new disk that disk will be selected automatically.

v1.2 - 17-04-2013


  • Fixed bug where scanning disk with special characters in a name fails.
  • Fixed bug where crashed application shows another instance running message instead of the crash reporter.

New Features

  • Added new scanning method called scan repeatedly to scan many disks faster.
  • Added improved eject and close tray button functionality.
  • Error in input fields now shown with a description of error and error icon rather than only red color.

v1.1.1 - 02-11-2012

  • Fixed bug in all the comment boxes that doesn't accept Enter Key and Tab Key.
  • Now Properties and Remove button only activate in the right context.

v1.1 - 14-10-2012

  • Fixed bug that brings different layout on clicking Reset Layout.
  • Fixed bug that prevents Windows 7 users from running the application if .NET Framework 4.0 doesn't installed.
  • Fixed bug showing wrong Free Space and Capacity statistics in bytes inside disk scanning window.
  • Fixed context menu behavior so it will appear only in right context.
  • Fixed bug that generates an error when two instances of an application writing database at the same time, now the user can't open another instance of an application if one is already running.

New Features

  • Added ability to search files and folders inside the specific disk.
  • Added ability to search for disks by the contact who lent or borrowed a disk from you.
  • Added ability to Associate .edcdb file extension with application upon installation.
  • Added ability to search files and folders inside a specific folder or archive file inside the disk.
  • Added drag & drop support for Categories, Locations, and Disks, now user can drag multiple disks and drop them onto Category or Location to assign that Category or Location to disks or user can drag Category or Location and drop it onto disk to assign Category or Location to that disk.
  • Optimize application start-up performance.
  • Overall application performance enhancement.