If I'm not mistaken, iView allows for self-contained CD-burning as well. I for one am extremely happy with it. -tobias. on Sun, 14 Dec 2003 23:27, iBook List at ibook at lists.themacintoshguy.com wrote: > Subject: Re: [P1] iPhoto alternatives > On Sunday, December 14, 2003, at 08:02 am, iBook List wrote: > >> Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2003 18:23:31 -0600 >> Subject: [P1] iPhoto alternative? >> From: Brian Olesky <brian4 at sbcglobal.net> >> >> Can anyone recommend a better way to manage photos on a Mac than >> iPhoto or >> iView Media? >> >> Thanks, >> Brian > > I'm using Image Capture to grab the images, and Extensis Portfolio 6.1 > to manage the resulting files. Image capture, you may or may not know, > is a part of OS X (I certainly didn't know about it!). For me its > advantage over iPhoto is that it allows me to specify colour profile > information on a file as it's imported. I don't think iPhoto does this. > > Portfolio is a third product and as such costs money, and it's probably > overkill for anything but a pro with thousands of images. Nonethelss > that was my choice, and I'm happy with it. > > Tom Burke > ------------------------------ > > Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2003 06:56:39 -0500 > Subject: [P1] iPhoto alternative? > From: e.mkeene <e.mkeene at wap.org> > Message-Id: <938A2852-2E2C-11D8-A56C-000393873986 at wap.org> > >> Can anyone recommend a better way to manage photos on a Mac than >> iPhoto or >> iView Media? > > Better is subjective, another option is Extensis Portfolio which is > more expensive but has some other options including the ability to > create CDs with a self contained catalog of the disk contents. I > believe this catalog does permit searching the cd by any keywords > included in the original database. If you have specific features you > are looking for, let me know and I will see if my older copy of it > (5.0) has that feature. I think there may be a demo available for > download on the website.