App Giveaway: Movies HD for iPad

Movies HD is an iPad app that provides you with a way to catalogue your movies. It will also look up data about your movies so that instead of just movie and TV series titles, you have access to all details. Additionally, if you lend a movie to a friend, this too can be catalogued so that you can easily keep track of who has your movies.

Movies HD is a movie and TV series catalog application with stunning graphics. It allows you to quickly add, find and view movies in your library (with the ability to add new movies by seeking by title using lots of data sources - so all movie details are filled in for you!). It also allows to lend movies to friends, so you can easily keep track of who you gave that copy of "Quantum of Solace" to.

  • Shelf view or list view
  • Custom genres
  • Coverflow movie browsing
  • Add movies by barcode scanning (on iPad2)
  • Supports major bluetooth barcode scanners to quickly add movies to your library (like the Opticon OPN-2002) (all iPad models)
  • Quickfind (tm) your movies (based on director, author, title, location, ...)
  • Filter movies by media, lend-to, genres, director and actors
  • Email your movie list
  • Random movie selection by shaking the iPad
  • Fully customizable movie catalog
  • Small labels to identify sorting details (based on sorting mode)
  • Handles all modern media (DVD, Blu-Ray, HD-DVD) as well as oldfashioned media (VHS, 35mm, 16mm) + ability to add custom media
  • Movies are shown using their cover (and optionally their title)
  • Movies can be lend to Contacts
  • Backup & restore


The gold folks at Netwalk have given us promo codes to give away to 5 lucky readers! For a chance to win, let us know how many movies you have in your home collection in the comments below!

Movies HD is available on the iPad for $4.99.

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With three kids under 4 years old i have tons of raw iPhone4 footage that I keep meaning to convert to viewable and shareable videos but like I said, I have three kids under 4 years old so it's not going well! I've been meaning to pick up iMovie for my new iPad2 and get to work in my spare time...when I have it!

Oops, thought it was for iMovie not MoviesHD! Really wish there was an edit button on the comments so I didn't look like a fool....anyhow...I do have a lot of kids movies on my iPhone and iPad too, so this would be a way to find them a lot easier.

I have 750+ movies and TV series in my home collection. This would be a very nice tool for cataloging and tracking. A daunting job, but, nice nonetheless.

well i have just counted all the movies took me 45 minutes and i have 363 blu rays and 578 dvds so this would definitely help with my organization of all my movies!!!!!!!!

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Wow hmmmmm i have 100s going back over 10 years. So i'll estimate 350. Most are in storage tho.

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I used to have well over 500. Then my roommate started loaning them out without telling me so I'm down to around 400. I need a better way to keep track of them!

I have more movies in my collection than I can count. A lot are stored in boxes because we don't have enough space to put them out. I wouldn't be surprised if I have duplicates of movies because I bought it without knowing that I already have it because it's in a box somewhere.
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I've only got about 80 of them, mostly DVDs and blurays for the kids. The collection is growing though and this little app seems to be just the right thing to help keep them sorted.

Wow, and I thought I had a lot of movies! Some of these comments put me to shame. My current count is just a hair under 400 (NetWalk's iPhone app tells me 394). Love their iPhone version. Wish it were universal; guess I'll have to pick up Movies HD soon. Bet it looks great on the iPad.

I have around 480 movies so far, between DVDs, digital copy and Blu-ray. I have a lot of TV series too, I don't know exactly how many of those I have...

I don't have as many movies as some of the others posting here, but I'm working on a collection, and it would be nice to have great organization from the start!

I have about 500+ DVD/Blu-Ray movies. Out of those, around 300 are in my apartment, and the rest are still in boxes, since I have not been able to get around to organizing them. Not as many TV Series, but still plenty of them.

I don't have nearly as many as my sister. When we want to see a movie we don't have, who do we call "Patty Buster".

Well I only have about 5 or 6 I lost everything when I moved its been hard trying to recollect and manage a family and small online company

my kids make fun of me cause I have a bit over 3000 movie and TV shows... I recently grounded them and they had to start cataloging them... with this they may have to get grounded again... :)

I have 75-100 DVD movies and TV shows that I would love to catalog this way. I lent a show to family a while back and realized I should have kept better track of where it is. This would help!

I have about 80 Blu-Ray discs and over 300 DVDs. I do loan them out for people to borrow (some of which I've YET to have returned).

I have all my movies locked up and hidden...every time a family member or friend comes over they want to borrow one...I tell them I'm not Redbox... LoL...but end up letting them "check" one would definately help me keep track and at least know what I'm missing... :)

I have about 200 on my extral hard drive, but I cycle them through the iPad probably 7-8 , movies at a time.

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  1. lol. the reason i know that number off hand is because i just started cataloging my dvd/blu-ray collection last week. i am resorting to a spread sheet, currently, and let me tell you... it is NO fun. haha. this would DEFINITELY make that task easier.

i'm not sure how that was converted to "1", but the number i entered is ACTUALLY "487". weird. here's to hoping the right number is inserted this time.

I was a fan of DVDProfiler when I used Windows. Looking for a good replacement for the Mac and IOS.
Hope that MoviesHD will fit the bill.

I don't know the exact count as my home movie collection has changed over the years from VHS to DVD to now iTunes. If I combined them all I'm sure I'm getting close to 500.

rrngeaover06sc on July 20, 2011 @MySamisbest actually, there is no low range. it just has high range, and i believe it has an automatic awd setting, which works the same all most others in this class.

I use to own a video rental store and have approximately 750 DVD's remaining that I kept. Would be a great way to catalog them for sure!

I have over 800 movies, and this app looks fantastic! I've been using the web service dvdaficionado for the longest time, but this would be much more convenient!

I have literally thousands of DVDS and blu rays. I had to resort to throwing away some of teh bulky tv set packaging and going to DVD/CD sleeves by case logic. Anyway, I've been a movie lover and collector since 1997 when my Uncle bought me my first DVD player,would love this app!

I probably have over 100 dvd's that I've been working on copying to an external HD. Most of them have been scratched thanks to 3 kids and not so careful husband, lol.

I have well over 400 movies and really need something to help me keep track of them all. Especially love the loan tracking feature. I have lost many movies by loaning and forgetting till years later.

Hi! I have about 300 DVDs (TV series and movies) that I've had to rip and put onto a hard drive to bring with me to university. I loathe having to keep them with someone as I worry about them being damaged, but worse off, I hate not having access to them!

I'm not big on DVDs(PPV up in this), but of course, I have my favorite Christmas movie; Die Hard. I also have all the Harry Potter movies(in a special drawer with my Slytherin scarf, wand, and all the books). And who could forget my favorite movies of all time? Titanic and The Notebook! Thanks iMore, I love your site! :)

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Last estimate is about 650 in my collection. About 150 opera DVDs, and about 100 in PAL format.
Currently, they are arranged by case size in my limited storage space. Need more slim cases.

I've got about 400 movies. I've seen a friend's copy of this app and like the looks a lot. Seems like it would take a lot of work to catalog everything, but.....worth it?
Still one I'd love to own.

I have about 100 DVD's and a few hundred video files. This would be great to actually see what I have instead of having to dig only to find out that I never had it in the first place.

Would really love MovieHD, as I create and make movies I could at least keep track of them. Now I use a old office 2003 version to keep track. I also have over 80 laserdisc that would be nice to enter. Thanks for the chance.

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Well I can't compare to some of the numbers people are posting here, but currently I have approximately 240 movies in my media center folder, and probably another 300 DVDs remaining that I haven't yet had time to convert over for the center.

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