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sinus

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Simply thanks to Mario
« on: June 25, 2022, 09:17:46 AM »
Today is a special day for me personally. I want to take this opportunity to write a few words about Mario.

With IMatch, Mario has created a product that I have been using since 2001. I used to work with DAM from Extensis and thanks to a user from England (thanks, Michael!) I came across IMatch and have not regretted it for a single day.

There are some very good programs out there, but what makes Mario stand out is that he has remained fair in all areas over the years.
Personally, I think his pricing policy is fair. It's clear that Mario earns money with IMatch, everyone of us has a job or does something to make a living.

And IMatch itself I can't praise enough. I can actually think of almost no image problem that I can't solve with IMatch.
I now have 346,811 files and everything works great. I find images very quickly, and can do many things with them quickly (batch processor, design&print), thanks also to the many possibilities with variables (which I use a lot).

But besides his DAM product, Mario offers a really great help-support-service, either here on the forum or by email. A lot of users here on this forum are also very helpful (thanks to them too!), but there is really hardly a problem from a user where he doesn't give his opinion or concrete help.

I also find his help pages, which you can call up with F1 (online), outstanding. When I compare them with others, I find them really outstanding good and, above all, detailed. Very often there are also real examples that helps me a lot.

I don't know Mario personally, only through this forum here and very rarely via email.
But I just want to thank you again, Mario, for all the work you always do, your patient!!! way with users, and for the super product, IMatch, that I work with every day.

Sorry if this post got a bit too long, but maybe I'm a bit more emotional than usual today.  ;D 8) :D
But there are things that can and should be said also once.


Best wishes from Switzerland! :-)
Markus

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2022, 10:00:18 AM »
I have only been using IMatch for 2 years, but I can only fully agree with what sinus has written!

What Mario has created with IMatch is simply outstanding and his commitment in terms of support is unmatched!

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2022, 12:58:34 PM »
Thanks, Markus. Much appreciated. And only slightly embarrassed

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2022, 01:29:33 PM »
I endorse that entirely.  I use only a small sub-set of the app, but its efficiency and reliability, together with super responsive support, make it worth every penny, pfennig, sous, dime.

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2022, 02:01:16 PM »
You can certainly add me to the long list of Mario's admirers.  IMatch is an indispensable product, with unmatched support by its creator. 
— Tom, in Lexington, Kentucky, USA

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2022, 02:18:57 PM »
Here here and well said Markus!!!  I used tons of software on a daily basis but THIS is the only forum I visit multiple times per day for not only support issues, but for news, developer insights and a community where I consider fellow members as fond acquaintances!  Mario's support and dedication to his product is 2nd to none...

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2022, 02:53:01 PM »
I agree, Markus said it well for me too!

Thank you Mario!  IMatch is the #1 most used software in my computer.

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #7 on: June 25, 2022, 03:31:41 PM »
Same here…I couldn’t agree more!  IMatch, its Documentation, and its Creator, are just incredible.

And that we are able to communicate directly with the creator of this incredible software is a great privilege indeed!
--Tony

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2022, 06:52:17 AM »
I would have to agree...
Mario - with his IMatch - is a class act, with his product on the market because it's a labor of love - something which gives him pride, when his user base proves productive with IMatch! 

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2022, 08:27:28 AM »
Hear! Hear!

It is indeed very rare to come across such good software with such a direct line to the very responsive developper

Keep up the good work and we will support you all the way.

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2022, 02:06:48 PM »
All said. Nothing more to add.
Thanks.

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #11 on: June 28, 2022, 06:24:52 PM »
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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #12 on: July 03, 2022, 08:04:13 PM »
One thing that the software is good, but more important the SUPPORT wich is unique: responsive, helpful, solution-oriented and really userfriendly. And Mario is the great gardener of this forum. Sometime I just read the posts to chear up.

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #13 on: July 06, 2022, 11:43:24 AM »
+1

Though by far I don't use all/most of IMatch functions, I am finally happy that I found a home for my pictures (meanwhile around 130.000).

The software itself, combined with the support in this forum and the very neat and in-depth online help make it always fun to work with it. And makes one upgrade to a newer version, if not for the new functions, then for showing appreciation to the hard development Mario put into it.

Many thanks this enjoyable software experience!

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #14 on: July 06, 2022, 04:31:43 PM »
Markus
Thank you for putting into words what many of us think.
Mario has built outstanding products, both IMatch and IMatch Anywhere.

Aubrey.


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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #15 on: July 10, 2022, 01:26:06 PM »
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Thank you Markus for opening this delightful thread, and thank you also to other IMatch fans above - adding so many comments that I would happily echo.


Thank you Mario for bringing us this superb D.A.M. tool-set, and for your exceptional documentation and support.
Colin P.
I feed my IMatch using: DxO PhotoLab | Nikon Capture NX2 | Vuescan | PanoramaStudio 3
(I live in the UK but my body-clock is stuck somewhere in the USA)

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #16 on: July 11, 2022, 02:32:19 AM »
I've been traveling, so missed this thread, but didn't want to miss out on joining everyone else in thanking Mario for creating and continually improving a product I've used for many years.
John

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #17 on: July 11, 2022, 11:30:23 AM »
Great software,  outstanding support.  Thanks Mario

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #18 on: July 14, 2022, 09:05:48 AM »
I'm rarely here, and perhaps that's the best proof of this thread being true. Thanks, Mario!

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #19 on: July 23, 2022, 03:33:46 PM »
Every time I have a problem, IMatch has a solution - brilliant ! Every time I have a question, Mario has a good and detailed answer quickly - excellent support! Thanks for this great work!!!

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Re: Simply thanks to Mario
« Reply #20 on: July 27, 2022, 09:48:50 PM »
Simply the best! Thanks Mario.