Welcome to the IMatch Learning Center - the place for free video tutorials, in-depth know-how articles and answers to frequently asked questions.

IMatch is a Digital Asset Management system (DAM) for Windows. It solves the problem of managing small and large collections of digital files by making them searchable and accessible. IMatch provides tools for organizing, finding, viewing, presenting, processing and converting images, music, videos, PDF and Office documents and all other digital files.

IMatch Overview

This video gives you a short overview of the look and features of IMatch.
Please refer to the other videos on this page for information about how to install and use IMatch.

Installing IMatch

This short video shows you how to download and install the free 30-Day TRIAL version of Match on your computer.

Creating Your Database

This video demonstrates how to create your IMatch database and how to perform the initial configuration. This needs to be done only once because an IMatch databases can easily manage hundreds of thousands of files.

Adding Files to Your Database

This video explains how add files to your database. As soon as your files are indexed, you can start managing them with all the features available in IMatch. This video also gives a short overview of the Media & Folders View, the File Window and the Metadata Panel.

 

The File Window

The File Window is where you do most of your work in IMatch. It displays the files in folders, categories, collections and the timeline.
In this tutorial you'll learn how to view files, how to control the sort order and the data displayed for files. We also explain important concepts like the scope and the hierarchical display mode and show you how to search for files.

The File Window: Custom Sort Orders

In this video we'll show you how to create custom sort orders by manually dragging files around in File Windows. This allows you to arrange your files in any way you like.

Working with Ratings, Labels and Collections

This video demonstrates how to use ratings, labels and other collections in IMatch. It shows how to reject files and how to use the Undo command. The video also introduces the Collection View, which is a powerful and unique IMatch feature.

Using IMatch Panels and Workspaces

This video explains how to work with IMatch panels and how you can easily customize the IMatch workspace to your taste.
IMatch allows you to create any number of workspaces to support different stages of your workflow or to adapt to different screen sizes and layouts.

Working with Files and Folders

In this tutorial we show you how to use the powerful built-in file system functions in IMatch to move, copy, rename and delete files and folders.
We introduce the Reject Rating and show you how to open your files in other applications.