Extensis has released a free update for Portfolio 7 that adds support for several digital SLRs and compact cameras. The Portfolio Raw Filter 2 update adds support for 14 new cameras including the Nikon D2x, D2H, Olympus E-300, Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II, Digital Rebel XT, Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D and the Pentax *ist DS. Additionally, update version 7.0.6 also provides compatibility updates for Adobe CS2 and Apple Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger).
Extensis Announces Updates for Portfolio 7
Free update includes added RAW camera support, plus Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and Adobe Creative Suite 2 compatibility.
Wednesday 6th July, 2005 — Extensis, a division of Celartem, Inc., today released a free update to Portfolio 7 – the leading Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution for creative professionals – for both Macintosh and Windows platforms. Portfolio 7.0.6 provides compatibility updates for Adobe’s Creative Suite 2 and Apple’s 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 click here.
“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 E-300 (AKA EVOLT)
- Olympus C-8080
- 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.
Pricing and Availability
Portfolio 7 is available at an estimated street price of £149.95. NetPublish licenses can be purchased for an estimated street price of £149.95 (five concurrent web connections) or £699.95 (unlimited web connections). In addition, upgrades to Portfolio 7 are available for an estimated street price of £69.95.
Portfolio Server’s estimated street price is £2,199.95. Upgrades to Portfolio 7 Server are available for an estimated street price of £799.95. NetPublish Server licenses can be purchased for an estimated street price of £1199.95. SQL Connect for MySQL is available for £2,499.95. SQL Connect for MSDE is available for £2,499.95. SQL Connect for Microsoft SQL Server is available for £4,199.95. SQL Connect for Oracle 9i/10g is available for £4,199.95. All estimated street prices exclude VAT. Please contact Extensis or your local reseller for more information.
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