Understanding previews in Peakto
Peakto needs to render previews and thumbnails for all photos referenced.
Sometimes, the correct rendering for an image is the result of complex adjustments being applied on an original image (the master). Peakto therefore relies completely on the catalog native app (Photos, CaptureOne, Lightroom,...) to provide a preview because Peakto is unable to reconstruct such complex renderings.
Such previews usually exist, but are not guaranteed to be of a very high quality. It depends on many factors.
The image inspector in Peakto has a dedicated section for Previews where the caracteristics of the available previews are detailed.
Understanding how and when to migrate Previews
Avalanche has the ability to use exisiting previews in your source catalog to migrate an additional high-fidelity version of some of your images. To understand how and when to use this feature, we created a dedicated video on your YouTube channel. ...
How to send the Peakto database when the support asks for it
Peakto saves its catalog structure in a folder that you can define yourself via the Preferences. If you don't do anything special, the default location is : ~/Library/Application Support/Peakto The Peakto catalog consists in several database files: ...
1.4 Understanding Instants
1. Understanding Instants Many non-destructive photo editing apps can manage multiple versions of an original shot. The idea is to let the user explore many types of adjustments on the same image and create as many variations that are needed. These ...
Understanding AI scores in Peakto
The image inspector in Peakto has a section dedicated to AI scores. This is explained here. During Image Analysis, Peakto will compute a number of scores and perform some analysis of the content of the image. The various scores and indicators are ...
1.3 Adding images to Peakto
1. Adding images to Peakto You can add 2 types of content to Peakto: Files inside folders Catalogs of one of the supported types (Aperture, Lightroom, CaptureOne Pro, iView Media, all flavours of Luminar) 1.1. Adding folders: Simply drag any folder ...