Expiring Today—Celebrate National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Looking for a Photo Management Solutions

Posted on 2008-10-30
5
Medium Priority
?
373 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
Hey guys/gals...I'm currently looking for a better Photo Management Solution for my company.  Currently we use ACDSEE and I am trying to find something else to use since ACDSEE isn't really ment for large Photo Databases.  We like the look and feel of it, but would also like to see what else is out there.  Pretty much we are looking for software that would be centralized (preferred), that allows creation of catagories and tagging.  It doesnt have to have a photo editior built in.  Any suggestions would be great.  I did look at MS Expressions but that isnt really what we are looking for.  Thanks,
0
Comment
Question by:jtrabert
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 38

Accepted Solution

by:
lherrou earned 2000 total points
ID: 22843023
jtrabert,

It's a good question. Without knowing more about your business and workflow, it's hard to make an actual recommendation, but I can provide some product suggestions for you to look at. If you want more of a recommendation, tell us more about how many images, how large, what you do with them, and what you need (or would like) your management software to do.

http://www.photools.com/
http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshoplightroom/
http://www.photodex.com/products/compupicpro
http://www.extensis.com/en/products/asset_management/
http://www.veripic.com/

Cheers,
LHerrou
0
 

Author Comment

by:jtrabert
ID: 22843334
Thanks lherrou, more would have helped.  I work for a Design & Build firm who take lots of  pictures of previous jobsites so they can showcase them for potential buyers.  Our current ACDSEE database holds roughly 6,5000 pictures with about 490 folders and about 10-15 catagories.  Our current image library is roughly 4GB in size.  The salesman have a remote copy of it on their laptop to show customers when they have appointments at their home, and we also have a presentation room on site that showcases them as well
0
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:lherrou
ID: 22850374
What ACDsee product/version are you using, and in what areas is ACDSee NOT meeting your needs?
0
 

Author Comment

by:jtrabert
ID: 22866464
Currently we are using ACDSee 8.1 Build 98 I did notice that they have a "Pro Business" version.  It is currently meeting our needs but in the near future we plan on expanding the size of our database and photos as well.  I have checked ACDSee's forums and some of their users were reporting database problems with larger ones saying it wasn't a good program to handle them.  If you have any personal experience with it, I would love to hear it.
0
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:lherrou
ID: 22896986
Sorry, I was late getting back to you. One of my clients has been using the latest Pro Business version, and moving all files over. Because of that, their library is not quite as big as yours yet (they only have about 40% of files moved over), but they have not encountered any issues.
0

Featured Post

Important Lessons on Recovering from Petya

In their most recent webinar, Skyport Systems explores ways to isolate and protect critical databases to keep the core of your company safe from harm.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Color can increase conversions, create feelings of warmth or even incite people to get behind a cause. If you want your website to really impact site visitors, then it is vital to consider the impact color has on them.
When the s#!t hits the fan, you don’t have time to look up who’s on call, draft emails, call collaborators, or send text messages. An instant chat window is definitely the way to go, especially one like HipChat. HipChat is a true business app. An…
It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.
I designed this idea while studying technology in the classroom.  This is a semester long project.  Students are asked to take photographs on a specific topic which they find meaningful, it can be a place or situation such as travel or homelessness.…
Suggested Courses

718 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question