DAM Knowledge Base

This category contains Know-how articles and tutorials for IMatch plus articles about Digital Asset Management (DAM) and digital imaging in general.

IMatch and the Windows Clipboard

The clipboard is a fundamental component in Windows that enables users to exchange data between applications. The digital asset management system IMatch supports the clipboard in many creative ways, making it super easy to exchange data with other application. This know-how article gives you a quick overview of all the clipboard functionality available in IMatch. …

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Fun With Custom File Window Layouts

The File Window in IMatch offers a wide range of customization options. From simple things like font size or color to custom templates based on IMatch variables, XAML formatting instructions and more. All this is controlled via file window layouts. And you can create custom file window layouts to display exactly the the information you …

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Configuring Process Control for Slow Media (CD-ROM, DVD, NAS, …)

IMatch by default utilizes all available processors and disks when indexing files. It automatically adapts to your system configuration to balance and to overlap file system operations and in-memory computations for optimal performance. Sometimes, if you plan to add large batches of files from slow media like CD-ROM or DVD, you can achieve a better …

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Migrating XMP Rating and Label from IMatch 3 to IMatch 5 without processing pending updates…

In order to import XMP metadata into your IMatch 5 database, the XMP data has to exist in the image file or a corresponding sidecar file. IMatch 5 cannot import XMP metadata directly from the IMatch 3 database for technical reasons. If you have never written back XMP metadata to your image files in IMatch …

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Upgrading from IMatch 3 to IMatch 5

[notification type=”error”] This is archived information. No support is available anymore for IMatch 3. [/notification] This article explains how to upgrade to the current version of IMatch from IMatch 3.5 or 3.6. Upgrading from legacy versions of IMatch (IMatch 3.4 and older) is not supported. These versions are almost 10 years out of date. 1. …

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