The File Window displaying multiple keywords per row.

Tune Your File Window Layouts

The File Window in IMatch can be customized in many ways using file window layouts. You have full control over whether you use a thumbnail or a tabular layout and over the data to be included for each file. This know-how article explains some tricks which you can use with custom templates in conjunction with

Reclaim Disk Space by Removing ExifTool Temporary Files

ExifTool IMatch uses the awesome ExifTool library to read and write metadata. This ensures optimal metadata quality and compatibility with a wide range of applications, digital asset management systems and web services. ExifTool uses a Perl runtime environment. When an ExifTool version is first run on a computer, it creates a sub-folder in the system

Ignoring Small Embedded Previews in RAW Images

RAW Previews Sometimes older RAW files have embedded preview images with dimensions much smaller than the RAW file itself. For example, some early cameras included smallish 1200 pixel previews even if the RAW had 3500 or more pixels in each dimension. The digital asset management system IMatch by default uses the embedded preview image to

Consolidating XMP Color Labels

XMP Labels XMP metadata includes an optional field named label. A label is a text or tag you can assign to an image. Digital asset management systems with XMP support like IMatch use this label for various purposes. Common examples are labels like ‘Red’, ‘For Review’, ‘Für den Druck’ or similar. Most XMP-aware applications also

Using Google Picasa™ Face Tags in IMatch

Viewing, using and editing face tags created in Google Picasa or Adobe Lightroom is easy in IMatch. When importing files, IMatch extracts face annotations created by these products from the XMP record and converts them into IMatch Face Annotations. When writing metadata, IMatch converts Face Annotations back into XMP regions automatically. This fully integrates faces

Use Visual Clues to Improve Your Workflow

Visual Clues The digital asset management system IMatch offers a range of visual clues which allow you to improve your workflow. These visual clues are shown in the File Window, the Keyword Panel and also in other views and panels. Using visual clues effectively can save you a lot of time. You can find files