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Can anyone recommend some software that will help organise my photos, ideally making it easy to view photos by date/location and has face recognition/AI built in. I know that there are tons of cloud-based providers like Google Photos, but I've got all my photos stored on a NAS and I'd rather not upload them all.

I'm testing out a photo management package based on the NAS, but would be interested to hear some 1st hand accounts of what other people use.
 
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Hi,

I can help if your NAS has a network-mapped drive path...Please confirm.
If yes ! I will provide a Excel-VBA code (I have it handy), when executed that would popup a toolbar have all sorts of your desired buttons
it will do the following:
1....enlist the Photos , datewise, name wise, and/or matching a certain search Criterion etc
2....clicking on the desired photo will open it in photo editor, or if desired will generate a ppt file etc
 
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Oh that could be handy! Thank you @AmjiBhai.

I don't have it mapped via a drive letter, I just use network shares at the moment - but I could try using driver letters. If you've got the code already handy, I'd be really grateful to try it.
 
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I tried to send you the file attachment but this site does not allow xlsb type of files be attached.
 
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I tried to send you the file attachment but this site does not allow xlsb type of files be attached.
I think it you can zip it, that should attack ok :).
 
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Here you are Ian....
Lets do it in two phases....
I wrote a ReadMe instructions in the worksheet.
The following 10 types of the files will be enlisted.
  1. JPEG (or JPG) - Joint Photographic Experts Group
  2. PNG - Portable Network Graphics
  3. GIF - Graphics Interchange Format
  4. TIFF - Tagged Image File
  5. PSD - Photoshop Document
  6. PDF - Portable Document Format
  7. EPS - Encapsulated Postscript
  8. AI - Adobe Illustrator Document
  9. INDD - Adobe Indesign Document
  10. RAW - Raw Image Formats
If you are able to enlist all your photos from a mapped file path then in the next phase I will provide you the the remainder of the VBA code.
I look forward to your feed back.
 

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I had totally missed this thread, but you use Plex, right? Not sure if its quiet what you're looking for but it can organise your photo's, have you tried that?

I use it for my photo's that I take with my 'real' camera, but tbh I use my phone 99% of the time now so most of my stuff is in Google Photos.

Edit: I don't think Plex does the face stuff bit mind you...
 

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I had totally missed this thread, but you use Plex, right? Not sure if its quiet what you're looking for but it can organise your photo's, have you tried that?

I use it for my photo's that I take with my 'real' camera, but tbh I use my phone 99% of the time now so most of my stuff is in Google Photos.

Edit: I don't think Plex does the face stuff bit mind you...
Oh yes, I do use Plex! I hadn't thought of using that. This may be even better as I can view photos on TV without any hassle.

I'll explore this option at the weekend too :).
 
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That's a clever script @AmjiBhai! I've just given it a whirl, sorry for the slow reply :). Many thanks for sharing it.

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I've also tested Plex and although it's not quite what I was looking for, it's actually really handy as I can view the photos on my TV which is something that I hadn't thought about. I'm going to use Plex for managing all the Photos and roll it out that way :D.
 

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