Best practices when synchronising with CaptureOne
Peakto can sometimes have some difficulties to detect changes in a CaptureOne catalog, because CaptureOne Pro does not store information about the change events that happen during the lifetime of a catalog.
One way to greatly improve this, is by using XMP sidecar files in CaptureOne.
A sidecar is simply a text file stored next to an image that holds information about the edits and the metadata of an image. Because this file changes as soon as an edit is made to a C1 managed image, Peakto will reliably detect those changes.
How to activate sidecars in CaptureOne Pro
Activating sidecars is very easy in C1, but is not done by default.
1. Launch CaptureOne Pro
2. Open the Settings dialog and choose the Image tab
3. At the Botton of this screen, click on the "Auto Sync Sidecar XMP" combo box and choose Full Sync.
C1 session best practices
When you are using Capture One session, Peakto will ingest your files from the data stored in the C1 database. So if you make some changes in your session, directly using the finder and if you want to see your changes in Peakto, you have to: 1) ...
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 ...
2.4 Working with albums
1. Working with albums You can group photos in collections called albums. If you are familiar with apps like Apple Photos / Lightroom / CaptureOne…then albums are going to feel very natural in Peakto. Albums can be of two flavours: Explicit albums in ...
Synchronisation Modes in Peakto
When you make some changes in your preferred cataloging software, Peakto needs to update its database. Most of the changes are obvious to detect, and Peakto can be updated quickly when you run a Fast Sync. But other modifications like a deletion of a ...
Difference between the various synchronisation methods
Peakto has been designed to keep track of the changes happening in the underlying catalogs. It will notify you when changes are detected via a dedicated icon in the sidebar, next to the source, but it won't run the sync. This task is left to you ...