Contact sheet and preview

The Preview Window
TABLE OF CONTENTS The Info Pane You can use the preview window to examine a single or set of photos. You can use the preview window in combination with ...
Viewing 2-Up previews
To review, rate, and crop photos side-by-side (2-Up) use the preview window.  From a contact sheet, select a slide. Use either the magnifying glass icon or...
How to crop photos
Photo Mechanic applies a non-destructive crop to photos, meaning that the original version of the photo is still available when you export cropped versions....
View Live Slide Shows
A Live Slide Show works like a slightly simplified variation of the Slide Show view, except that instead of using a selection of images from the contact she...
How to rotate photos
You can rotate the appearance of photos in the contact sheet or preview window by using the arrow buttons. You can also select and rotate multiple photos th...
How to create and manage slide shows from a contact sheet
Slide Show view can be used to display photos for clients, facilitate group editing, or as part of a workflow to rate and tag selected photos with a full-sc...
Copying photos
Keyboard Shortcut Copy Photo Mac: ⌘-Y Windows: Ctrl-Y You can also use drag and drop to copy or move photos. You can use Variables including the user-c...
How to change the background color on your contact sheets
If you don't like the default interface colors on contact sheets, you can change them. Swapping colors is particularly useful if the background or othe...
Using the Find feature to search for photos.
Find searches through photos within an active contact sheet tab. You can open the Find window by either navigating to Edit> Find or using the keyboard sh...
Use Gstreamer to view video thumbnails and previews on Windows
You can install GStreamer, a free application to view thumbnails and previews of common video formats within Photo Mechanic contact sheets and preview windo...