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Morgan_Moore
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« on: September 02, 2008, 03:54:39 AM »
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Hi

Im on an OSx mac - and also on PCs

I am looking for an application that can index the file names and directory structure of hard discs that are subsequently taken offline (chucked in a cupboard)

I name all my files to include the date eg 120408

So what I want to do is ask the app find files whose name includes 120408 (or whatever)

And the answer would be disc22/apr08 etc

Obviously and index of thumbnails from many raw formats, index of IPTC etc would be a bonus

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« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2008, 04:01:52 AM »
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Hi

Im on an OSx mac - and also on PCs

I am looking for an application that can index the file names and directory structure of hard discs that are subsequently taken offline (chucked in a cupboard)

I name all my files to include the date eg 120408

So what I want to do is ask the app find files whose name includes 120408 (or whatever)

And the answer would be disc22/apr08 etc

Obviously and index of thumbnails from many raw formats, index of IPTC etc would be a bonus

S
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Although I haven't used the last versions, I believe that iView Media Pro might be what you're looking for. The application has been purchased by Microsoft and renamed Expresion Media. A trial version is available so you can test before you buy.
[a href=\"http://www.iview-multimedia.com/]iView Media website[/url]. Microsoft website is here.
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2008, 06:31:22 AM »
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Morgan have a look at my app http://www.rap.net.au/?p=12 theCataloguer creates a txt file that you can open in TextEdit and do searches on. It only works by pointing it to the root of a drive and catalogues the first directory level. I did it this way because it suits my workflow I may be convinced to play with that if you need. FoldertoList might also work for you.
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« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2008, 06:28:17 PM »
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For the PC try this link for a list of organizers/catalog programs.
http://www.pricelesswarehome.org/2004/PL2004ORGANIZERS.php

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Kumar
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« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2008, 02:43:43 AM »
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I would add that iView seems to offer too many features for your needs but your last sentence <Obviously and index of thumbnails from many raw formats, index of IPTC etc would be a bonus> makes me think that iView might be interesting. By the way, iView is cross-platform.
Rick's application or even a simple shell script will do the basic, ie produce a searchable text file.
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« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2008, 10:31:04 AM »
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I would add that iView seems to offer too many features for your needs but your last sentence <Obviously and index of thumbnails from many raw formats, index of IPTC etc would be a bonus> makes me think that iView might be interesting. By the way, iView is cross-platform.
Rick's application or even a simple shell script will do the basic, ie produce a searchable text file.
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Thanks for suggestions will try Iview and look at those apps

One thing about the content of theses disks is that being an archive/backcatalogue they wont change

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