Online Help
book About cam2pc
pageIntroducing cam2pc
pageVersion history
book Setup
pageInstalling cam2pc
pageThe Configuration Wizard
pageAssociating image files with cam2pc
pageExplorer contextual menu
pageUninstalling cam2pc
book Transfering pictures
pageSetting up your camera
pageA simple download
pageUsing masks
pageRenaming Files
pageMiscellaneous transfer options
book The Image Browser
pageBasic image manipulation
pageThe clipboard
pageFinding your images
pageRenaming pictures
pageRotating/Fliping your images
pageDisplaying EXIF metadata
pageEnhancing images
pageResizing your pictures
pageConverting your pictures
pageAdding borders
pageWorking with movie files
pagePrinting images and contact sheets
pageCreating contact sheets
pageUpdating date and time of images
folderAdvanced topics
pageIPTC metadata
pageFixing dead pixels
pageWorking with RAW files
pageAdvanced EXIF data manipulation
pageThe thumbnail database
pageOffline contents
folderThe Album
pageLoading and saving albums
pageBuilding a slideshow
pageMailing the album
pageCreating web galleries
pageCreating video files
book The Image Viewer
pageViewing your images fullscreen
pageChanging the display options
pageViewing your images as a slideshow
book Wallpaper
pageUsing your images as a desktop wallpaper

Version history

What's new in cam2pc 4.5
  • Added PSP (Photoshop files) format support
  • Added F-Number as an easy viewable Exif data (thus removing ambiguity with Aperture)
  • Added Capture date as an easy viewable Exif data (thus removing ambiguity with Creation date)
  • "My Network Places" in tree now displays "My Network Places" instead of "Network Neighbourhood"
  • Improved performance when working with very large directories
  • Changed the way file associations are managed during installation
  • Added mixed histogram in fullscreen display
  • SW: Added IPTC support for TIFF and JPEG files
  • SW: Added search facility (almost 50 criterias incl. EXIF and IPTC tags)
  • SW: Added "Loop at end" option for built slideshows
  • SW: Added possibility to display only filenames in album window
  • SW: Added possibility to move or delete album contents
  • SW: Added possibility to specify home page URL in Instant Web Galleries
  • SW: Added optional histogram display in Enhancer
  • SW: Appending of _edited in Enhancer is now optional
  • SW: Enhance image now remembers last used tool
  • SW: Added "Is in album" indicator in details view
What's new in cam2pc 4.4
  • New thumbnail database for faster refreshes
  • Added RAW image support (Canon, Nikon, Minolta, Olympus, Fuji, Sony, Kodak, Foveon...)
  • Advanced renaming now keeps an history of used masks
  • Attached files (sound, thumbnail files...) are renamed the same as the image during transfer
  • Added new renaming switch to extract substring of original filename (%{substr:start:length})
  • Most image functions do not modify file dates anymore
  • Added floating panel displaying EXIF info
  • SW: Some image functions are now directly accessible at the album level
  • SW: If you enhance an image that it is the album, cam2pc can replace the old version with the new one
  • SW: cam2pc can now remembers files downloaded from the camera and does not download them again
  • SW: Added possibility to run any program during transfer (at two different steps)
  • SW: Sending mail now works with Mozilla Thunderbird (and supposedly some more MAPI mail clients)
  • SW: RAW images can be developed ajusting gamma, brightness and other parameters (16-bit output supported)
  • SW: Offline contents now sorted by volume name in tree
  • SW: Easier to use and more efficient red-eye removal
What's new in cam2pc 4.3
  • Added crash reporting facility
  • Updated Canon supported cameras (A80, IXUS i and more)
  • Video files can now be played in full screen viewer (even in slideshow mode)
  • Screensaver is disabled during slideshow
  • SW: Video files (.AVI and .MOV) can now be trimmed directly in cam2pc
  • SW: Video files can now be rotated (requires recompression)
  • SW: Video files can now be converted to other format (AVI, MPG and QT)
  • SW: Video files can now be added in albums
  • SW: Albums can be dropped in album window
  • SW: Video files can now be integrated in created slideshows and screensavers
  • SW: Video files can now be integrated in created web galleries
  • SW: Albums can now be exported as video files (AVI, MPG and QT) with transition effects
  • SW: A list of files (or masks) to exclude when downloading can be specified
  • SW: Created slideshows disable screensavers while they run
  • SW: Improved album selection warning
What's new in cam2pc 4.2
  • Cleaner EXIF data display
  • Fixed EXIF compatibility with Minolta 7Hi TIFF images (and probably others)
  • Fixed locking of QuickTime movies that will prevent their deletion while cam2pc is running
  • Transfered files from camera now have proper creation and modification dates
  • Thumbnail of currently downloaded picture is now shown during transfer
  • Now you can browse all the images of the same day when prompted for a description while transfering
  • Prompt description dialog is now resizable so you can enlarge the thumbnail
  • Previous download location is now saved across sessions
  • Thumbnail view can now be sorted chronologically (default order)
  • Fixed image editor icons being black on some systems
  • Preview video is now cleared when double-clicking a video to avoid double play
  • Non-existing folders can now be deleted from Favorites
  • Folders can now be opened using the Enter key
  • SW: Added Import and Export of cam2pc settings for easy configuration backup
  • SW: Custom EXIF summary in Custom Web Galleries is now saved and loaded
  • SW: Last used custom web gallery template is loaded by default
  • SW: Thumbnail or detailed view is now properly scrolled when using \"Browse to\" from album window
  • SW: Albums can now be sorted alphabetically or chronologically (reverse sort available)
  • SW: Albums can now be burned on CD (valid Ahead Nero installation required)
  • SW: More EXIF tags can be edited in the EXIF dialog (dates...)
  • SW: Easier to use \"Add comment\" dialog (compared to View/Edit EXIF)
  • SW: Image comments can be reviewed for the images in the album only instead of the whole folder
  • SW: Image comments can be reviewed from Build Slideshow or Instant Web Gallery dialogs
  • SW: Added button to preview an instant web gallery
  • SW: Added web gallery rollover effect on index thumbnails
  • SW: Slideshow running status in web galleries is now kept from page to page
  • SW: Added options to specify web galleries HTML charset to use (see Misc Options)
  • SW: Added predefined resizing values for Build Slideshow and Mail Images
  • SW: Web galleries can now be uploaded to a web server (using FTP)
  • SW: Offline contents volumes can be named how you like
  • SW: Crop ratios and lossless flag are now saved
  • SW: Crop pixel size is now displayed"
What's new in cam2pc 4.1
  • Added PTP protocol support via WIA (Me and XP only)
  • Added new 3D transition effects in slideshows
  • Added new print wizard (replaces previous Print dialog)
  • Fullscreen OSD is not fully customizable
  • Fixed bug on Windows 9x/Me that would not display any file or folder at the root of drives
  • Fixed bug that would cause some external editors not to load the selected files
  • Fixed issues with daylight savings when dealing with dates
  • Fixed freeze when expanding network nodes in the tree
  • Fixed auto-download with Canon cameras
  • Fixed freeze when creating thumbnail of a QuickTime movie when QT is not installed on the machine
  • Fixed batch renaming taking ages when thumbnail caching is on
  • Fixed fact that file renaming while transfering was not done when keeping memory card directory structure
  • Code clean up in transferers so now directory structure is properly read from various cameras
  • SW: Added print on paper templates (Avery, Kodak...)
  • SW: Added Catalog Items allowing to feed the database
  • SW: Added browsing of Offline Contents (CD, ZIP...) without inserting the media
  • SW: Added batch update of images date and time
  • SW: Added new "Remove Shadows" in Quick Fixes of Enhance Image
  • SW: Added buttons for fast black&white and sepia effects in Enhance Image
  • SW: Added Add Borders stuff in Enhance Image
  • SW: Added new Album List window for faster album selection
  • SW: Added possibility to add borders to images in batch
  • SW: Added automatic filling of EXIF Artist and Copyright when transfering images
  • SW: Refresh of thumbnails when loading an albums is now done in background (2000 and XP only)
  • SW: Album thumbnails are now refreshed if original image is modified
  • SW: When using %P when renaming files when transfering the description can now be used to fill the EXIF comments
  • SW: Images can now be added in albums from fullscreen (when opened with browser)
  • SW: Created slideshows (except PDF) can show image comments while viewing
  • SW: If images are selected in the album then only these images will be used by the next function used. This allows sending by mail only one image of an album for an instance. If no image is selected then all images are used. Added Select All menu and button.
  • SW: Exif comments now comply to standards and are compatible with other softwares
  • SW: Fixed sending mails using SMTP server
What's new in cam2pc 4.0
  • Added print feature
  • Added integration in Windows handlers (Still Image and XP Autoplay Handlers)
  • Added new Enhance Image feature
  • Added Web Gallery creation
  • Added Contact Sheets creation
  • Added creation of screensaver (with or without installer)
  • Added creation of autorun slideshows
  • Added creation of PDF slideshows
  • Added image transitions in slideshows
  • Added selection of images to download
  • Added album management
  • Added copy album to a location
  • Added real drag and drop with Explorer
  • Added histogram display in full screen viewer
  • Added DirectShow video playback
  • Added Go To Folder feature
  • Multiple image editors can now be configured
  • Clipboard is now shared with Explorer
  • Clipboard can be saved as an image
  • cam2pc automatically checks for an update at startup
  • Easier Multifile Exif editing (added navigation buttons and allowed multiselection)
  • Faster zoom in full-screen viewer
  • New bicubic full screen display
  • Improved previous bilinear display
  • New toolbar with 32-bit alpha-blended icons
  • Folder tree, preview and album are now floatable/dockable windows
  • Tray icon displayed only when it makes sense