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: ...
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 ...
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 ...
How much free space does Peakto need ?
Short answer, that depends on how many photographs you will index in Peakto. Peakto will need about 200 kB per picture. The table below describes the space needed in different scenarios: # of pictures Size needed by Peakto in GB 10,000 1.9 100,000 ...