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, Nov 3, 2020 at 4:28 PM
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...
Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 9:13 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 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.  On ma...
Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 2:38 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