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    • Hierarchy / order of photos in catalog NOT transferred in migration - To Lightroom

      Referenced photos are not linking to master files.. When we drag and drop the catalog named "Andrada.." into Lightroom, the references show up (file names are present), but without an image and without a file pathway linked to master file folder.  When
    • Are technical scores based on thumbnails for images in Capture One catalogues?

      Just out of curiosity, are technical scores for images in Capture One catalogues based on thumbnails?
    • Support for Canon .CR3 files

      Hi, Do you support Canon .CR3 files? Thanks, Bill
    • Avalanche Unlimited -- Apple Photos versions convert?

      Hello -- at present, Avalanche Unlimited converts Apple Photos masters to files and folders, but not versions. Additionally, it seems (with the free trial) to only convert jpegs, not RAW files. Is there a rough ETA for this functionality (conversion of
    • How to deselect?

      If you've selected all images, how do you deselect/clear the selection?
    • Avalanche Converting Photos library to Lightroom - duplicate file error and behavior

      Just ran my first full conversion of a Photos library to Lightroom.  Overall it worked fantastic.  However, there are over 500 files that failed to migrate because "an item with the same name already exists". I'm pretty sure its because the converter
    • Apple Photos 'Cinematic' Videos - "Lightroom Has Encountered Problems..."

      In a recent Avalance migration from Apple Photos to Lightroom, Lightroom cannot read any videos created with the Apple Cinematic tool.  While I didn't expect the cinematic effects to come through, I wonder why Lightroom cannot read the file.  The MOV
    • "Unexpected number of faces" from Apple Photos

      Hello, Have just for the first time tried to import my Apple Photos library using Avalanche for Lightroom. Seems to work well, apart from it gives the message "Unexpected number of face objects. Was expecting 602 but only 5 were converted". Indeed, when
    • Find Out More – dead links

      The Find Out More buttons for Image Analysis and Color Harmonies are linked to non-existent pages: https://desk.cyme.io/portal/en/kb/articles/color-palettes-and-harmonies-in-peakto https://desk.cyme.io/portal/en/kb/articles/ai-scores-in-peakto
    • Does Peakto write its meta data / categorization to each photos meta data?

      Hi,  The application finds and tags photos automatically with things it finds. This information is then searchable.  Does the new meta data exist in Peakto's database and/or  it is written to the original photos meta data? Which would then allow me to
    • Some first impressions with peakto

      Dear Developers, I just got to know peakto from some photo page on the web, downloaded it (version 1.0.5) and tried it for my (non-professional but enthusiastic) work. I use an Olympus camera, shoot raw files, process them with DXO and manage them in
    • Peakto demo/trial version

      Is there a demo/trial version of Peakto anywhere, or do you have to purchase a license/subscription and then request a refund in order just to try it?
    • 1.1.0 – issues with thumbnails and image files

      I just downloaded the trial and noticed a few things that seem not to work the way they should, or at least not the way I assume they should. When I select "Compute [x] thumbnails", nothing happens (all image files are accessible). This goes for the contextual
    • Peakto 1.1.0 first impressions

      I have given Peakto 1.1.0 a spin for I think it is product with potential. The navigation features are great, so is the search. I am quite happy with the performance too - I use a Mac Book Pro with an M1 Max with 32GB. Unfortunately there are some issues
    • Path to Lightroom catalog

      Is there a way to change the catalog path in Peakto if it is moved?
    • [PEAKTO] adding keywords

      Hello. I am trying the Peakto 1.0.8 right now with my apple photos library (97 000 pictures > waiting to migrate into capture One) and some messy folders (60 000 pictures). I was expecting to organize them adding some keywords but it looks like we cannot.
    • Q: Compute Missing AI Scores VS. Run Image AI Analysis vs Smart Re-ingest

      When I ingested my libraries, I generally decided to cancel the AI Analysis as it was taking a long time, and I was more interested in just getting my libraries in and start organizing images into some very specific albums. Some 'ingested' libraries have
    • Nice to have features

      Please consider the following: Add rollover info on icon to let one know what it does, Add "unsupported" when trying to open a file with an external app or extension that is not supported, Consider showing zoom value under "zoom slider". I would like
    • Peakto v1.0.6 is out!

      hello all! We are happy to announce  the latest release of Peakto: v1.0.6 It is available from inside the app, using the Peakto > Check for Updates... menu In this release we focused on performances inside the app: - we significantly improved the memory
    • Peakto Features Wishes

      The beta version of Peakto is only the beginning of a journey that will take us much further. Our ambition: to enhance, through the power of AI, the way you find your photos; to invent new ways to share your photos; and to help you clean up your pictures.
    • Peakto v1.0.5 is out!

      hello all! We are happy to announce  the latest release of Peakto: v1.0.5 It is available from inside the app, using the Peakto > Check for Updates... menu In this release we focused on performances and will publish some real benchmarks today: - we significantly
    • Peakto v1.0.2 is Out!

      We just released Peakto v1.0.2 on our web site. Updating to this latest version is as simple as choosing Peakto > Check for Updates... in the main menu and confirming your update to v1.0.2 This update is important as it fixes some important errors in
    • Create your own Peakto catalog and some other questions

      I currently use the subscription version of lightroom. I would like to renounce it completely and cancel the subscription. Can I use Peakto to read the existing catalog and add photos without using Lightroom? Currently, the images (36,000) are on a server,
    • What is the Optimal spec for Peakto and Avalanche use?

      I am hoping to ingest large volumes of photos that include both catalogs and folders of loose images. When I'm considering upgrades to a new Mac, what specs will have the most impact on performance with initial ingestion on Peakto and with conversions
    • Referenced masters on network drive not found

      Hi, in Aperture I used referenced masters and these mostly reside on a network drive (Drobo 5N2). The drive is online and Aperture is showing, that the masters are online as well. However, when I try to convert my Aperture library with Avalanche, Avalanche
    • [PEAKTO] Add choice to edit file in other editors

      Hi all !! Hi there, I have just adopted Peakto which will surely replace FastRawViewer advantageously in my photographic workflow. My collection is based on a NAS share in which my photos are classified by theme in folders. In this case, Peakto only offers
    • Merci !

      Bonjour, Un point de mon utilisation. J'utilise plusieurs logiciels (Photos pour celle de l'iPhone, Photo Mechanic Plus pour le tri, Lightroom Classic pour le cataloguage, Capture One pour le développement avec les sessions, Dxo parfois et Photoshop)
    • Any association between Previews and their Masters?

      I'm just getting started (already watched quite a few of the videos, including the preview-related ones), and converted one of my smaller (<5000 photos) Aperture libraries today to Lightroom to start to understand how Avalanche transforms things. I'm
    • Where is your next destination for photography?

      Sometimes, as a photographer, you're looking for a vacation spot only because you know that you can make beautiful images. Right now, I have Iceland and Madeira in mind... What about you? 
    • What do you think is the best photo editor right now and why?

      Photoshop, Luminar, Lightroom, Capture One and others...  What is your favorite editing software and why?
    • Peakto Ingestion Time...

      Please help set my expectations! My Adobe Lightroom Classic library contains over 300,000 images. How much time should I expect Peakto to take for the ingestion process of a library of this size? Minutes? Hours? Half a day? Many days? Months? All technology
    • What are the latest photographers that inspired you?

      Whether it's on Instagram, at an exhibition, or elsewhere...
    • Aperture Vault

      is there anyway to use Avalanche to extract my images from an Aperture Vault? I think I messed up my Aperture library when I previously tried to migrate from Aperture to Lightroom. Now that I no longer have access to Aperture I would prefer to start from
    • After Aperture import, some images not showing in Capture one

      Greetings! First of all, Love this SW, so great to be able to import my Aperture images to Capture one! I've been using it since beta, and have been having a few issues. The most notable is referenced images not showing in Capture one  The issue I'm having,
    • Bug in GPS Video IPTC

      Avalanche does not import GPS coordinates for videos (neither does C1 import module) to be seen inside the metadata Exif GPS panel.   However, it attributes IPTC reverse geolocalized information at random, taken from other images, and thus falsely.  
    • Can't display project images

      In current C1 version, at least since v21, when you are in browser mode and select a project inside a user collection, you can see the images of the albums inside the project.  When the library has been imported by Avalanche, it does not seem to work.
    • Introducing updated versions of Avalanche with support for Google Photos

      We updated all flavours of Avalanche today, with new functionalities, feature enhancements and bug fixes. Among those features, we introduced support for Google Photos takeouts. You can now use Avalanche to migrate your Google Photos export to a new home
    • Migrating from Avalanche for lightroom to Avalanche Unlimited, is it possible?

      Hello, I purchase a license for Avalanche for Lightroom today when I should have purchased Avalanche Unlimited instead; user error.... is there a way to migrate from one to the other  and will owners of Avalanche for lightroom or any of the other vesions
    • Is Aperture now completely broken on Catalina ?

      At CYME, we have been using Aperture for the past two years very extensively in our tests. Last week, Aperture stopped being usable on Catalina (macOS 10.15.7), after it started to render all previews and thumbnails of an open catalog as black images.
    • New videos on your YouTube channel!

      CYME on YouTube Please check our YouTube channel for tutorials and how-to videos. This space will grow.  If there is a subject you would want to be covered by a video tutorial, please comment on this thread. The CYME team 
    • Popular Articles

    • Does Avalanche support Referenced and Managed files ?

      This is a question we received a lot: does Avalanche properly handle referenced and managed files from your library ? Or we get asked this variant: "do I need to transform my managed images into referenced images, or the opposite, to work with ...
    • Preview quality in Peakto for CaptureOne catalogs

      If you are a CaptureOne user and have added some C1 catalogs to Peakto you have probably noticed that the quality of the previews is lower than for other catalogs. Peakto uses the previews computed by the cataloging apps to generate its own previews ...
    • Understanding the output options (from version 1.0.5)

      This article describes the conversion options that are available to you in Avalanche for Lightroom from version 1.0.5. The conversion options are available at the bottom of the conversion window, once you have selected a destination and look like ...
    • AVALANCHE - Frequently Asked Question

      Q: What is the purpose of Avalanche ? Avalanche is designed to convert catalogs of photographs from one application to another. For example, if you wish to move your pictures that are currently catalogued in Apple Aperture to another app, such as ...
    • Understanding how Avalanche handles Aperture Projects (from version 1.0.5)

      In this article we discuss how Avalanche handles the migration of Aperture Projects. Projects in Aperture are entities with the following cararcteristics : - each master in the catalog belongs to 1 project only - projects can contain albums - ...
    • Most Discussed Topics

    • Apple Photos 'Cinematic' Videos - "Lightroom Has Encountered Problems..."

      In a recent Avalance migration from Apple Photos to Lightroom, Lightroom cannot read any videos created with the Apple Cinematic tool.  While I didn't expect the cinematic effects to come through, I wonder why Lightroom cannot read the file.  The MOV
    • Avalanche Unlimited -- Apple Photos versions convert?

      Hello -- at present, Avalanche Unlimited converts Apple Photos masters to files and folders, but not versions. Additionally, it seems (with the free trial) to only convert jpegs, not RAW files. Is there a rough ETA for this functionality (conversion of
    • Hierarchy / order of photos in catalog NOT transferred in migration - To Lightroom

      Referenced photos are not linking to master files.. When we drag and drop the catalog named "Andrada.." into Lightroom, the references show up (file names are present), but without an image and without a file pathway linked to master file folder.  When
    • Find Out More – dead links

      The Find Out More buttons for Image Analysis and Color Harmonies are linked to non-existent pages: https://desk.cyme.io/portal/en/kb/articles/color-palettes-and-harmonies-in-peakto https://desk.cyme.io/portal/en/kb/articles/ai-scores-in-peakto
    • Support for Canon .CR3 files

      Hi, Do you support Canon .CR3 files? Thanks, Bill