MC-Stamps
Manage your collection of stamps.

All functionnalities

  • Download and consult catalogs of stamps. More than 97500 stamps for 60 different countries are available.
  • Manage your collection and stamps to sell or to buy.
  • Create your own catalogs of stamps.
  • 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.
  • Import/Export your collection to PHILA-Collector.
  • Export your collection and notes into Excel file.
  • Get in touch with all users looking for the stamps you want to sell or selling the stamps you are looking for.
  • Get a summary and cost estimation of your collection.
  • Share your stamps with social networks.
  • Search for stamps by keyword.

  • License Premium

    Premium license allows you to download all catalogs and to create the number of stamps you want into all catalogs.
    Without license, a maximum of 25 stamps 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 stamps.
    Search for stamps 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 :
    1 - Download
    2 - Unzip
    3 - 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 years, stamps or detail of an stamp

    You can access to all stamps of a catalog by selecting first a catalog then a year then an stamp.


    Create or modify a catalog, year or stamp

    - When you are in the tab 'Catalogs", this button allows you to create a new catalog
    - When you are in the list of years, this button allows you to create a new year
    - When you are in the list of stamps, this button allows you to create a new stamp.

    A list of more than 75 icons is available :
    ...
    For each catalog, year or stamp, this button allows you to :
  • Modify or remove a catalog, a year, a stamp
  • Duplicate a stamp
  • Move a year to another catalog
  • Move a stamp to another year
  • Catalogs, years and stamps 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 stamps

    You can add your own pictures of stamps. A maximum of 5 pictures per stamp 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, stamps to sell and to buy

    To be able to manage your collection, you must first select a catalog and a year. Then you are in the list of stamps of a year.

  • Switch to collection management using this button in the toolbar on top of the screen.
  • In the bottom bar, select wich list you want to change : Collection, stamps to sell, stamps to buy.
  • Check the stamps you want to change.
  • Add or remove one new stamp or used stamp
  • Switch to collection management mode.
    Add a new stamp or used stamp.
    Remove all stamps or a new stamp or used stamp.
    Select all stamps of the current year.


    Toolbar

    Display the toolbar.
    Define wich function you want to access from home screen.
    Define your MC-Stamps id. This E-Mail is your id when you share your collection or when you export/import your collection from PHILA-Collector.
    Help screen.
    Display RSS feeds about stamps and also frequent Questions/Answers.
    Download catalogs.
    Create a summary of your collection, stamps to buy and stamps to sell. Calculate a cost estimation.
    Share your list of stamps to buy and stamps to sell with other users.
  • Get in touch with all users looking for the stamps you want to sell.
  • Get in touch with all users selling the stamps you are looking for.
  • Import and export your collection from PHILA-Collector.
    Reset, save or restore your collection, stamps to sell, stamps to buy. 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, stamps to sell, stamps to buy and notes into Excel file.
    Define which SD-Card will be used to save all pictures of stamps.


    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 stamps you are not using.
  • If you have an external SD-Card, use the function "Change the folder for stamps pictures".

  • Change the folder for stamps pictures


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

    Steps to change the folder :

  • Open the left toolbar and select "Change the folder for stamps 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 stamps with your friends by E-Mail, Facebook, Dropbox, ...

    Allows you to share a stamp with your friends using one of the application available on your smartphone or tablet.
    For example, you can send a stamp 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 stamp in all catalogs or years.
    Fill-in a keyword and you'll get the list of stamps using this word in one of stamp's parameters.
    Personal notes are also taken into account for this research.