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1  Software Discussions / Media Pro & Expression Media / Re: Anyone using EM2 on Mountain Lion? on: August 17, 2013, 08:57:08 AM
I am also using it on Mountain Lion without problems
2  Software Discussions / Media Pro & Expression Media / Re: changing case for .JPG extension on: August 17, 2013, 08:56:22 AM
You could try Name Mangler - http://manytricks.com/namemangler/ - just download their trial version

or Automator can do it if you want to do it that way. Select Files & Folders from the Library on the left, drag Ask for Finder Items, then drag Rename Finder Items and choose Change Case, Extension Only and to: lower case. But I'd still check out Name Changer to see what it can do.
3  General / General Discussion / Re: Is the DAM Forum dead? on: November 08, 2012, 05:23:37 AM
Arlen, Roelof

I agree with both of you

Sigi
4  Software Discussions / Choosing Software/Other DAM Applications / Re: LR, MediaPro, EM - which is currently recommended? on: July 14, 2012, 05:00:20 AM
Hello Roelof,

have you ever tested Atomic View from AntZero?

Sigi
5  DAM Stuff / Backup Strategies and Tools / Re: Mac and windows apps that can do incremntal backups accurately on: June 18, 2012, 02:53:25 AM
On the Mac side I can recommend Superduper. Also check out Carbon Copy Cloner and Chronosync
6  General / GPS/ Geotagging / Re: Listing of Place Names from GPS Data on: March 10, 2011, 02:20:31 PM
Hello Jim,

I was in a similar situation like you about 2 years ago. My recommendation is to:

1.  buy "The DAM book" from Peter
2. Read it at least twice
3. If you are like me I was overwhelmed by all the info and I read it a 3rd time and bought the DVD and watched that twice
4. I followed the advice from Peter and did not work on the past but started with the new pictures. Once I was sure what I was doing I sorted out my "history files"
5. Regarding files names - the key for me is that irrespective of how many files you have you need a numbering system that is kept in order by the computer, the simplest way is YYYYMMDD_#### - I do not need any names of photographers in it because I do not have a company where you want to see already from the filename who took the pictures.

sigi
7  General / GPS/ Geotagging / Re: Listing of Place Names from GPS Data on: March 07, 2011, 12:00:01 PM
Hello Jim,

I can not help you regarding your GPS question but I have a question for you. I understand that it is easy to find "Aunt Suzie" if you have it in the filename but what are you doing if you have on the same picture:

"Oncle Charly"
"Nephew Sam" and
"friend Joe"

are you putting them all in the file name?

Sigi
8  Software Discussions / Media Pro & Expression Media / Re: newest update? on: February 13, 2011, 05:49:08 AM
I just upgraded from a Power Mac to a Mac Pro and am reinstalling software.  The iView disk I installed is iView Media Pro 3.1.2  Is there a newer update that I can download, and if so, where do I find it?
Thanks.

Hello Leon,

iView or Expression Media as it is now called was bought by Phase One. You can download the latest version here: http://www.phaseone.com/de-DE/Downloads.aspx

Siegfried
9  General / General Discussion / Re: File Syncing Software Delete Bug on: February 12, 2011, 02:16:51 PM
Hello Paul,

have a look at this application, it might do what you want if I understand your description correctly: http://www.dropbox.com/

Siegfried
10  Software Discussions / Media Pro & Expression Media / Re: photos not rotating properly other DAM apps for mac? on: December 23, 2010, 11:10:12 AM
I have iview media pro 3 & expression media 1.0, when I went in to rotate, all I see is to just rotate, I do not see these 3 options

Sossity

Hello,

I do not know EM 1.0 - I am talking about EM 2.0 SP 2.

Siegfried
11  Software Discussions / Media Pro & Expression Media / Re: photos not rotating properly other DAM apps for mac? on: December 19, 2010, 05:09:35 AM
Hello Sossity,

you have 3 options in EM to rotate a thumbnail - see User manual page 26

1. "Soft" rotation - will rotate the thumbnail but NOT the file itself. This is done with the rotate buttons in the far-right side of the Header
2. Lossless .jpg rotation - will rotate the original file
3. Precision rotate - in the Image Editor

Siegfried
12  General / General Discussion / Re: Backup software on: December 13, 2010, 02:56:27 PM
Hi,

I do not know your OS but on the Mac side I recommend:

Superduper
Chronosync

Siegfried
13  DAM Stuff / Hardware Discussions / Re: New Mac Pro tower on: November 05, 2010, 06:34:35 AM
Cores, Quads, Chips!  Apple has a refurbished Mac Pro for sale with two 2.4GHz chips and I am trying to determine how it compares with a new Mac Pro with a single, faster chip.  Here are the two models I am considering:

Refurbished Apple Macintosh Mac Pro 2.4GHz 8-Core Intel Xeon
Two 2.4GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon "Westmere" processor
$2969

New Apple Macintosh Mac Pro Quad-Core
One 3.33GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon “Westmere”  $3514

Can anyone tell me definitively which of these machines would be best suited for Photoshop work?  I spoke with one Apple sales rep who suggests the 8-Core is best.  I have an email out to another Apple contact for his opinion.

Thanks, Mark Weidman

Hello Mark,

see here: http://macperformanceguide.com/Mac-HowToConfigureAMacPro.html
14  DAM Stuff / Hardware Discussions / Re: New Mac Pro tower on: October 25, 2010, 02:03:32 PM
Hi,

have a look here:  http://macperformanceguide.com/

Siegfried
15  Software Discussions / Choosing Software/Other DAM Applications / Re: Replacing IView Media Pro on Mac with Snow Leopard on: October 06, 2010, 08:02:00 AM
Hello Mike,

why don't you switch to EM2? I have used it with SL without problems.

Siegfried
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