MC-Cars
Manage your collection of car toys.

All functionnalities

  • Download and consult catalogs.
  • Manage your collection and car toys to sell, to buy, to exchange.
  • Create your own catalogs of car toys.
  • Get in touch with all users looking for the car toys you want to sell or selling the car toys you are looking for.
  • Export a catalog to pdf file.
  • Import/Export your catalogs as an Excel file.
  • Publish your catalogs on MBC Cloud.
  • Publish your collection on MBC Cloud.
  • Export your collection and notes into Excel file.
  • Get a summary and cost estimation of your collection.
  • Share your car toys with social networks.
  • Search for car toys by keyword.

  • License Premium

    Premium license allows you to download all catalogs and to create all car toys you want into all catalogs.
    Without license, a maximum of 25 car toys can be created and only few catalogs are downloadable.
    Select "Activate PREMIUM version" in the main screen and you will open Google Play to do your purchase.
    You can also buy a PREMIUM license using Paypal. Visit the website Mobile-Collections
    This license is linked to your E-Mail, It is available on all smartphones or tablets using the same E-Mail.


    Home screen

    Display the screen 'About'.
    Alert about new catalogs or new versions.
    Create a catalog.
    Display your list of favorite's car toys.
    Search for car toys by keyword in all catalogs.
    Toolbar.


    Download a catalog

    If an internet connection is available then you can select, download and install a catalog. Take care, you can download all catalogs only if you have a PREMIUM license.
    Installation in 3 steps : Download / Unzip / Update database.
    Catalogs you can download without PREMIUM license.
    Catalogs you can download with PREMIUM license
    Remove a catalog you have publish on MBC Cloud.
    Cancel download.


    Display of the list of manufacturers and car toys, details of a car toy

    You can access to all stamps of a catalog by selecting first a catalog then a manufacturer then an car toy.


    Create or modify a catalog, manufacturer or car toy

    - When you are in the tab 'Catalogs", this button allows you to create a new catalog
    - When you are in the list of manufacturers, this button allows you to create a new manufacturer
    - When you are in the list of car toys, this button allows you to create a new car toy.

    A list of more than 50 icons is available :
    ...
    For each catalog, manufacturer or car toy, this button allows you to :
  • Modify or remove a catalog, a manufacturer, a car toy
  • Duplicate a car toy
  • Move a manufacturer to another catalog
  • Move a car toy to another manufacturer
  • Catalogs, manufacturers and car toys of official catalogs cannot be modified, moved or removed.
    For each catalog you have created, the contextual menu allows you to :
  • Export a catalog as an Excel file or a pdf file
  • Modify or remove a catalog, a year, a stamp

  • Add your own pictures of your own car toys

    You can add your own pictures of car toys. A maximum of 5 pictures per car toy is possible.
    Switch to picture management mode.
    Add a picture selected on your SD-Card.
    Add a picture from clouds.
    Add a picture from your camera.
    Modify a picture : Zoom in/out, move, rotate a picture.
    Remove current picture. You can only remove your own pictures. You cannot remove offical picture.


    Export a catalog and its collection. Publish it on MBC Cloud.

    You can export your catalog as an Excel file. To do this, you have 2 possibilities :
    1 - Export your catalog as an Excel file using the contextual menu of a catalog.
    2 - Create your own Excel file. In this case, you must respect a specific Excel format. Samples are available here

    Once your catalog is exported as an Excel file, you can also publish it on MBC Cloud. It allows you to see this catalog into the list of downloadable catalogs.
    Thanks to this feature, you can easily share a catalog between 2 Smartphones or Tablets.

    Here is the steps to export and publish a catalog :

  • Go to your list of catalogs.
  • Using the contextual menu, select "Export Excel / Publish".
  • Select the button "Publish on MBC Cloud"
  • Once upload is done, go to the main screen and select the button "Download". Your catalog is available in the list. Nobody else than you can see this catalog.

  • Import a catalog using Excel file

    If you have exported a catalog and its collection as an Excel file, here is the steps to reimport it :

    1 - Open the left tool bar and select "Import Excel"



    2 - Select your icon and your Excel file. If your Excel file is not compatible then an error message is displayed



    If a catalog with the same name already exists, you must specify if you want to duplicate or to update this existing catalog


    Display mode of your collection

    Display the collection as a graph.
    Display the collection as a list.


    Manage your collection, car toys to sell, to buy, to exchange

    To be able to manage your collection, you must first select a catalog and a manufacturer. Then you are in the list of car toys of a manufacturer.
    Switch to collection management using this button in the toolbar on top of the screen.
    Then, you can :

  • In the bottom bar, select wich list you want to change : Collection, car toys to sell, car toys to buy, car toys to exchange.
  • Check the car toys you want to change.
  • Add or remove a car toy
  • Switch to collection management mode.
    Add new car toy.
    Remove one car toy or all car toys.
    Select all car toys of the current manufacturer.


    Toolbar

    Display the toolbar.
    Define wich function you want to access from home screen.
    Define your MC-Coins id. This E-Mail is your id when you share your collection.
    Help screen.
    Display RSS feeds about car toys and also frequent Questions/Answers.
    Download catalogs.
    Create a summary of your collection, car toys to buy, car toys to sell, car toys to exchange. Calculate a cost estimation.
    Share your list of car toys to buy, car toys to sell, car toys to exchange with other users.
  • Get in touch with all users looking for the car toys you want to sell.
  • Get in touch with all users selling the car toys you are looking for.
  • Get in touch with all users exchanging the same car toys as you.
  • Reset, save or restore your collection, car toys to buy, car toys to sell, car toys to exchange. You can save this archive on MBC Cloud. Then you can easily transfer your collection to another Smartphone or Tablet.
    Import your catalog as an Excel file. All of your personnal catalogs can be exported as an Excel file.
    Export your collection, car toys to buy, car toys to sell, car toys to exchange and notes into Excel file.
    Define which SD-Card will be used to save all pictures of car toys.


    Disk space

    If you download all catalogs, disk space needed is quite huge.

    If less than 500Mb is available on your SD-Card then installation of new catalogs is not possible.
    To solve this trouble, you can :

  • Remove existing files to get more disk space available.
  • Remove a catalog of car toys you are not using.
  • If you have an external SD-Card, use the function "Change the folder for car toys pictures".

  • Change the folder for car toys pictures


    If your device has an external SD-Card, you can use this SD-Card to save all pictures of car toys instead of your internal memory.

    Steps to change the folder :

  • Open the left toolbar and select "Change the folder for car toys pictures".
  • If your device has an external SD-Card then you can select this SD-Card.
  • Validate your choice and all pictures will be moved to the selected SD-Card.
  • It can take a very long time to move all pictures. It depends of your device and the number of pictures.
  • Your selected SD-Card is now validated. If you download a new catalog, it will be installed in this new folder.

  • Share your car toys with your friends by E-Mail, Facebook, Dropbox, ...

    Allows you to share a car toy with your friends using one of the application available on your smartphone or tablet.
    For example, you can send a car toy and its full description by E-Mail.


    Add, modify or remove personal notes.

    Validate the new personal note.
    Create a new personal note.


    Search by keyword

    You can search for a car toy in all catalogs or manufacturers.
    Fill-in a keyword and you'll get the list of car toys using this word in one of car toy's parameters.
    Personal notes are also taken into account for this research.