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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.5
  • Total Downloads:
    2,424
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 14, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    47.37MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    19
  • Platform:
    Windows
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Daminion specializes in LAN-based digital image management systems optimized for small teams, but their standalone Windows client is available for free. Daminion catalogs your image assets. It can import, export, and manage image data in a wide range of formats; import and export Tags and Filter data; store data inside files; and integrate with a variety of other systems. Daminion is a complex tool that can handle professional duties, not a quick fix for users who simply want to tag their digital snapshots--and it takes a little effort to learn its ways.

Daminion's interface has a familiar layout, with navigation sidebars on either side of a main view that displays single or multiple images. The program's overall style takes cues from business software as well as image tools. It's easy to switch and resize views right from the interface. There's also a compact view and various options such as a Tray and Film Strip, and easy access to Sync, Search, and Advanced features. The menu bar's Catalog and Item menus clued us in to Daminion's operations, and the Catalog Tags sidebar's quick access to data options such as Camera Model and Camera Lens and categories like People, Place, and Events hinted at its capabilities. Daminion's Startup Wizard offered to import images from files or folders or from PicaJet albums and shared catalogs. While Daminion isn't too difficult to pick up, there's no reason to do it the hard way when clicking Help accesses not only a full Help file but also the Startup Wizard and Tutorials. We could also click Ask a Question for more support.

Daminion saves catalogs as proprietary .DMC files, but can import and export images and data from other sources, too. We saved and named a Catalog and clicked Add Files and also dragged files into the Tray and the Filmstrip. Daminion is fast; scanning nearly 10,000 image files to import in a few seconds. We could group files by Capture Time, create subfolders, rename files, and assign Tag presets while importing files, too. We just scratched the surface of this top-quality freeware, but Daminion certainly interviews well!

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.5
Version 4.5:
  • Usage Purpose Tracking
  • Quality thumbnails now displayed for InDesign files.
  • Added support for SVG images.
  • Better support for rendering thumbnails of EPS, AI, WMF, and EMF vector images. It's no longer necessary to buy third-party components. Ghostscript software is automatically installed with Daminion.
  • Added support for writing tags to the XMP of PDF files
  • Added support for writing tags as XMP to PNG images when exporting
  • Improved handling of TIFF files
  • Added support for importing Revit files (you must have AutoCad installed on the server PC to display quality thumbnails).
General
Publisher Daminion Software
Publisher web site http://daminion.net
Release Date April 12, 2016
Date Added April 14, 2016
Version 4.5
Category
Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Media Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 47.37MB
File Name DaminionStandaloneSetup-4.5.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 2,424
Downloads Last Week 19
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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