KimDaba stands for K Image Database.
If you are like me you have hundreds or even thousands of images ever since you got your first camera, some taken with a normal camera other with a digital camera. Through all the years you believed that until eternity you would be able to remember the story behind every single picture, you would be able to remember the names of all the persons on your images, and you would be able to remember the exact date of every single image. I personally realized that this was not possible anymore, and especially for my digital images - but also for my paper images - I needed a tool to help me describe my images, and to search in the pile of images. This is exactly what KimDaba is all about.
KimDaba focuses on three key points:
It must be easy to describe a number of images at a time. It must for example not take more than a few mouse clicks to mark all your images from your holiday as being from Italy, 1992. KimDaba offers two ways of description images one at a time, which is useful for writing text about images, and All Simultaneously, which is useful for selecting a number of images, and setting properties like location, persons on images, and date of image.
It must be easy to search for images. KimDaba offers to describe images with a number of properties. These includes date, persons on image, location of image, plus a keyword field the user can use for custom keywords like Album 7 or Holiday trip to Italy. With KimDaBa you can search for images in each of the categories - e.g. find all the images with Jesper on them from the holiday in Italy.
It must be easy to browse and View the images. When viewing images, your focus often changes - one moment you are looking at images from your holiday in 1992, and when seeing an image of a friend whom you spent that holiday with, you focus suddenly changes, so you want to see all images of that friend.
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