SoftCAT Free


SoftCAT is a powerful database program designed to help you organize your software inventory.

SoftCAT helps you to organize your software inventory. This powerful database program also helps you keep track of important information like serial number, registration name, and other registration information. You never know when you need this information. It gives you the exact location of the various software on your computer.

This software is user friendly and very easy to use even for a beginner. You can also use password to protect the integrity of your database so as to prevent unwanted, unauthorized access. Thus your database is safe and secure. You could also back up copies of your data so that you could retrieve them as often as necessary.

You can customize the program to suit your needs. You could change data fields, determine your own formats and categories ad divide your software collection into several databases and share info between the databases. Using this program, you can create your own reports and design the layouts to suit your preference. You could also control all the various data fields as well.

"SoftCAT Free is a powerful database program designed to help you organize your software collection."


  • Comprehensive set of data fields enabling you to catalog a wide range of information: title, version, publisher, type, platform, category, media, language, status, owner, personal rating, purchase place/date/price and media location.

  • 18 custom data fields (in case we have missed something).

  • Add personal notes.

  • Store up to 9 screenshots per program.

  • Adapt the program to your own needs: Change the data field names to suit your personal preferences. Hide data fields you don’t need. Specify your own media formats and categories. Split your collection into different databases and transfer information between them.

  • Use SoftCAT Explorer to browse your collection.

  • Find information quickly: Search in all fields with any combination of key words and operators (and, or, etc.). Save your most frequently used searches. Use filters to display only selected data.

  • Use the search and replace function to search for a specific word or number and replace it with another.

  • Sort data by any field with up to five sort levels.

  • Create your own reports with exactly the layout you want, or use one of the more than 30 pre-defined reports. You have full control of data fields, groups, sort order, columns, fonts, colors, paper size, margins and print orientation.

  • Preview reports on screen before printing. Save reports in virtually any file format: PDF, Excel, HTML, JPEG, Rich Text Format, plain text or Word.

  • Archive reports – store report output so that it can be previewed and printed later, without re-accessing the data from which the report was generated. While archiving is very useful for maintaining historical records, it can also be used as a method of report distribution.

  • Use the Export to HTML feature to quickly generate documents to be published on the Internet.

  • Analyze your collection in a variety of ways with the statistics module.

  • Export data to Excel, XML and text files to bring the information into other applications.

  • Backup your valuable data with the backup/restore module.

  • Microsoft Access database format. Offers you an alternative way to view and search your database.


What is the difference between SoftCAT Free and the full version?

These features are not included in the free version:

  • Auto catalog:

    Will search your computer for installed programs and automatically add the programs to the database (title, version, publisher, icon, installation folder, installation date and program file).

  • Form Designer:

    Lets you change the field layout in all data entry windows.

  • Report Designer:

    Lets you create professional looking reports with exactly the layout you want.

  • Export:

    Export to Text File, Export to Excel, Export to XML and Export to HTML.





OS Requirements:

Win XP/Vista//Win 7


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