When it comes to organizing photos, we like to keep things simple. We find this to be a tedious task no matter which software we use, so we're always on the lookout for anything that will make the process more efficient. SunlitGreen Photo Manager is a simple program that provides the basics of photo organization without a lot of fuss. It doesn't have a ton of features, but that's kind of what we like about it.
The program's interface is attractive and intuitive. The opening screen asks users if they want create a new album, open an existing album, or view online tutorials. We dove right in and created a new album. Each album can contain multiple collections; you can have an album for vacations, for example, and a separate collection for each trip. We easily imported a group of photos and set about tagging them. The program's tagging feature was confusing at first, and we had to consult the online Help file to figure out how to use it. It turns out that you have to first create categories for the tags you want to use, and then add the specific tags. For example, we had to create a Location category before we started tagging all the cities that our photos had been taken in. Once we figured this out it was easy, and we added tag categories for the people and subjects in our images. We liked the simplicity of the program's search feature: Enter a term in the search box and the program will search both the tags and the file names. When an image is highlighted the program displays its file type, date taken, dimensions, and size and the bottom of the screen, and double clicking an image quickly opens a full-size preview. Overall, we liked SunlitGreen Photo Manager very much; it's not feature-packed, but it does just enough to keep your images organized and easily accessible.
SunlitGreen Photo Manager installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program to all users.