Best Practices

How do you import catalogs from Adobe Lightroom®?
Camera Bits does not have a tool that will scan a Lightroom Catalog and add the images that it includes to a Photo Mechanic Plus catalog. However, if you h...
Tue, Mar 23, 2021 at 9:49 AM
Where should I store my catalogs?
For maximum performance, we recommend you save your catalog on the fastest drive attached to your computer. You can archive your photos on external drives, ...
Tue, Oct 13, 2020 at 3:41 PM
Can I share my catalog with other people?
Currently, Photo Mechanic Plus is not a multi-user product. Sharing catalogs between users on a shared drive can cause the catalog database to be damaged. W...
Wed, Jan 27, 2021 at 4:27 PM
Snapshots in the Photo Mechanic Plus Organizer
Snapshots continue to be a powerful tool that saves you time with common actions. Snapshots are used to make a copy of the dialog’s current settings so you ...
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 3:47 PM
How to rename a catalog
To rename a catalog: Go to Catalog>Manage Catalogs... Select the triangle next to the catalog to show more options Select the Rename button Your ca...
Fri, Dec 18, 2020 at 9:59 AM
How to update the catalog location of folders you have moved
Often, it's easier to rearrange files and folders outside of Photo Mechanic Plus. However, you do so, you need to update their location in your catalog...
Mon, Nov 9, 2020 at 1:49 PM