Software

Capture One 4 beta

Phase One have released a public beta of Capture One 4. It will have DNG support including import and export. At this early stage from a DAM perspective it is very promising.

Expression Media upgrade ends soon

Only a few days remaining to register iView MediaPro and receive a free Microsoft Expression Media license.

Lightroom 1.1 update

Adobe released the update to Photoshop Lightroom 1.1.

Expression Media licenses arrive

Beware of Geeks baring gifts. Microsoft Expression Media licenses are hitting mailboxes now. Hold off using Expression Media for now. Microsoft have a hotfix in the pipeline with a service pack to follow.

Photo Mechanic 4.5 beta

Camera Bits announce a public beta of Photo Mechanic 4.5. This will be a major update to the world’s fastest image browser.

iView discount ending

You have until 16 May 2007 to purchase iView MediaPro through DAMsimple and receive a 15% discount.

Testing Loyalties (or, DAM, Politics, Religion and Sex)

Around the middle of 2007 iView will be no more and the much-loved MediaPro will become Microsoft Expression Media. Microsoft purchased iView Multimedia in June 2006. Recently Microsoft has been quietly informing us that the first version of Expression Media will essentially be the same as the current MediaPro 3. In other words, don’t expect … Read more

Lightroom release date

Adobe have announced Lightroom will be released 19 February 2007 at an initial price of US$199. Lightroom does not offer enough DAM features to replace applications like iView MediaPro. Lightroom is an alternative to Adobe Bridge for photographers.