Tellico: Free Open-source Collection Manager

If you collect anything, then you need to keep records to organize and track your collections.

Let's say you collect books, movies, stamps, or even coins, as your collection keeps growing, it will become difficult to organize.

Here comes Tellico, an outstanding collection manager app that helps you catalog everything and update all records when required.

Tellico is an application for organizing your collections. It provides default templates for books, bibliographies, videos, music, video games, coins, stamps, trading cards, comic books, and wines. It allows you to enter your collection in a catalogue database, saving many different properties like title, author, etc.

Tellico's Features:

  • Supports default collections of books, bibliographic entries, videos, music, video games, comic books, coins, stamps, trading cards, wines, board games, and file catalogs
  • Fetch data automatically from servers
  • Internet Search
  • Supports user-defined custom collections
  • Supports any number of user-defined fields, of several types: text, paragraph, list, checkbox, number, URL, date, images, and combinations
  • Handles entries with multiple authors, genres, keywords, etc
  • Automatically formats titles and names
  • Supports collection searching and view filtering
  • Sorts and groups collection by various properties
  • Allows customizable entry templates through XSLT
  • Imports MODS, Bibtex, RIS, CSV, PDF metadata, and many other formats
  • Exports to Bibtex, ONIX, CSV, HTML, and other formats
  • Imports information directly from, IMDb, z39.50 servers, PubMed, SRU servers,, various other websites, and from external scripts
  • Imports CDDB data for cataloging audio CDs
  • Scans and imports audio file collections, such as mp3 or ogg



Tellico is available from many Linux and *BSD distributions.

Download and Install Tellico on Linux

Installing Tellico on Linux is quite simple by either building it from source or using Flatpak

After installing and configuring Flatpak and Flathub repo, run this command:

flatpak install flathub org.kde.tellico

To run the app

flatpak run org.kde.tellico


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