Photography software - collections, searching based on metadata

Dear Experts

I have about 100 000 photos and I am searching for software which would catalogue them all based on all available parameters - i.e. filesystem attributes, all metadata if they are available etc.

Then I need to be able quickly filter photos based on those attributes, for example "Show me photos with EXIF DataTaken in SEP2017"

What would you recommend?

Many thanks

Vladimir
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
What about objects, faces, subjects etc.
Google Photos can do this plus the metadata in your question
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Pawan KumarDatabase ExpertCommented:
Use GOOGLE Photos... best in the business..can also be merge/update with Mobiles...easily
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vladobbAuthor Commented:
dear  experts

thanks a lot for you comments, but I was thinking about application which would not expect me to upload my photos somewhere on internet.

Like Adobe Lightroom or possible something else?

many thanks

Vladimir
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Bill PrewCommented:
What's your desktop O/S, Windows or OSX?


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vladobbAuthor Commented:
Hi Bill, it will run in VM so I can install W7 W8 W10 all in x64.
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Pawan KumarDatabase ExpertCommented:
Which application are you using ? Did u face any issues?
With Google I dont think we will face any issues.
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vladobbAuthor Commented:
Dear Pawan

no application until now, some time ago I tried Picasa which was OK, but is dead now. To use google I need to upload photos?

If yes i prefer not to do so, I want photos to stay with me.

Thanks

V
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Pawan KumarDatabase ExpertCommented:
OK so here are few alternatives we have for Picasa. ( Picasa was really good though )
https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/03/picasa-is-dead-here-are-5-alternatives-for-online.html
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
Hi Vladimir,

This EE thread from last year may be helpful:
https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28955505/Exporting-MediaInfo-to-Excel-in-a-meaningful-way.html

Note the two command line tools, ExifTool and MediaInfo, discussed there that will allow mass processing your 100,000 photos locally, i.e., no need to upload the photos. Regards, Joe
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vladobbAuthor Commented:
Dear team

finally I downloaded and tried Adobe Lightroom Classic version and found it quite good for what I need. I thank you all for your support.

have a nice day

Vladimir
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