Extensis today released a free update to Portfolio 7 the Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution for creative professionals for both Macintosh and Windows platforms. Portfolio 7.0.6 provides compatibility updates for Adobes Creative Suite 2 and Apples Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger). Additionally, Extensis has added support for 14 new camera formats on both Mac and Windows versions of Portfolio. Registered owners of Portfolio 7 are eligible to receive the free upgrades immediately through the Extensis website at http://www.extensis.com/portfolio
Extensis is committed to keeping our products compatible with the latest computing platforms and digital cameras our customers use everyday, said Dan Harlacher, Portfolio product manager for Extensis. Providing these free updates allows our customers to take full advantage of the enhancements provided by these new platforms and cameras.
The Portfolio Raw Filter 2 update adds support for a variety of new cameras, bringing the total number of supported professional digital cameras to more than 50. New camera raw formats now supported include:
* Nikon D2x
* Nikon D2hs
* Nikon Coolpix 8400
* Nikon Coolpix 8700
* Nikon Coolpix 8800
* Olympus E300 (AKA EVOLT)
* Olympus C8080
* Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II
* Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT (AKA 350D)
* Canon Powershot G6
* Canon Powershot S70
* Canon Powershot Pro 1
* Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D
* Pentax *ist DS
Some of the more than 2000 companies with multi-workgroup implementations of Portfolio Server include: The Arts Council, Christian Aid, Coley Porter Bell, KBA Planet, MOD, MTV Networks, The National Gallery, REI and Young & Rubicam.
The Portfolio suite of Digital Asset Management (DAM) products is designed to meet the needs of the most demanding creative professionals and workgroups through four components: Portfolio Client, Portfolio Server, Portfolio NetPublish and Portfolio SQL Connect. Portfolio provides powerful Client/Server digital asset management for both desktops and networked workgroups, allowing collaborative teams to organize, find and share digital files quickly.
Portfolio Server offers more expandability and integration options with optimized connection modules for Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle and MySQL engines. Portfolio Server leverages standard ODBC technology, enabling integrators and IT professionals to create customized solutions that provide easy access to the information stored in the database.
Portfolio 7 Client supports Windows 2000, XP Home, XP Professional and QuickTime 6.4 or higher. Portfolio 7 Server supports Windows 2000 and 2003 Server. 256 MB (512 MB recommended) of physical RAM and 150 MB of free hard disk space required for installation. Portfolio NetPublish requires Microsoft IIS Versions 5.1 or 6.0.
Portfolio 7 Client and Portfolio 7 Server supports Mac OS X (10.3 or higher), Apple Macintosh G3 (G4, G5 or higher recommended) and QuickTime (6.4 or higher). 256 MB (512 MB recommended) of physical RAM and 150 MB of free hard disk space required for installation.
Portfolio NetPublish requires Mac OSX 10.3 or higher, Apache 1.3, Macintosh PowerPC G3 at 1GHz (2GHz recommended). 256MB of system RAM (512MB recommended) and 30MB of available hard disk space are recommended. Note: Additional disk space is required to store sites created with NetPublish and cache files. Internet Explorer 5.2 or higher, Netscape 7.0 or higher, or Safari 1.1 or higher.