Getting Started with Photo Mechanic Plus

Introduction to Photo Mechanic Plus catalogs
What is a catalog? A catalog is a database of your photos and other media that can span multiple drives and folders. Catalogs can also contain offline medi...
How to find your catalogs using the Organizer panel
The Photo Mechanic Plus interface is divided between the Navigator and the Organizer. The Navigator area looks and behaves like Photo Mechanic 6.  The O...
Photo Mechanic Plus Search
TABLE OF CONTENTS Search examples Explicit dates and times Relative Dates and Times Advanced Syntax Reveal in context The Search tab in Photo Mec...
The difference between filtering and browsing
In Photo Mechanic Plus, there are three basic ways to find photos in your catalogs. Searching, browsing, and filtering. Of those three, the two that may be ...
Using the Photo Mechanic Plus filter tool
The Filter tab allows you to find photos in your catalogs by one or more metadata properties. For example, by color class and IPTC keyword. Each filter opti...
The Browse Feature in Photo Mechanic Plus
Browse view provides a way to navigate through the metadata in your catalog. This is the opposite of a filter. Filters start with all photos and narrow it d...
Photo Mechanic Plus Collections
Collections allow you to create virtual groups of photos within your catalogs. You can also create sub-collections within a larger collection. Each collecti...
Video: Getting started with Photo Mechanic Plus tutorial
This video assumes you are already familiar with Photo Mechanic and introduces you to the features of Photo Mechanic Plus.  Please also see our quickstar...
Video: The Difference Between Photo Mechanic 6 and Photo Mechanic Plus
This 3-minute video describes the basic difference between Photo Mechanic 6 and Photo Mechanic Plus