Keyword Manager
Keyword Manager
1.6b5

4.6

Keyword Manager free download for Mac

Keyword Manager

1.6b5
02 April 2011

Assign keywords to your photos simply and efficiently (Beta).

Overview

Keyword Manager introduces a brand new way of assigning keywords to your photos in a simple and efficient way.

Keyword Manager expands the functionality of your familiar iPhoto setup, and will greatly enhance your photo management experience. Download and try Keyword Manager today!

  • Hierarchical keyword grouping
    For example, you can have the keyword Paris as a subkeyword to France. Every time you assign Paris to a photo, France will also be assigned to that photo.
  • Much faster than any AppleScript based solution
    AppleScript based solutions become excruciatingly slow when assigning and removing keywords from a large amount of photos. Keyword Manager taps directly into iPhoto's own keywording system, for optimal performance.
  • Intelligent solutions for fast keywording
    Smart auto-completion helps you increase the rate at which you keyword your photos. Non-obtrusive auto-correction suggestions helps you avoid creating similar duplicate keywords.
  • Assign keywords while in full-screen mode
    With Keyword Manager you can still assign keywords to your photos, even when viewing them in full-screen mode.

What's new in Keyword Manager

Version 1.6b5:
  • iPhoto 9 compatible.

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JamesHarrisPhoto
27 November 2006

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To me, this was a life saver. With over 5,000 photo in my iPhoto library, I had used the free Keyword Assistant to keyword most of the library, but it still didn't seem efficient enough. To those that haven't tried Keyword Manager yet because they were afraid of the $19 price tag, buy it at the developer's $12 promo price. After an hour or so, you'd probably agree that it was worth $19 or more if you have a sizeable iPhoto Library. With Keyword Manager, I keyworded nearly 500 photos in less than 15 minutes. I truly could not use iPhoto without it now.
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Version 1.0.2
M-Rick
22 April 2015
Hope there will have a version for the brand new Apple Photos.
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Version 1.6b5
Jfm
22 July 2011
It was an excellent tool. Unfortunately, the developers have decided to discontinue it, for understandable reasons. I quote: "Some of you may remember that we posted a beta version of Keyword Manager 1.6 earlier this year, which was compatible with iPhoto 9.1.1. However, when version 9.1.2 was released, the beta version no longer functioned. This is because a number of the functions that Keyword Manager uses to do its work were removed from iPhoto in that update. "Each version of iPhoto that is released requires us to rewrite the entire interface between Keyword Manager and iPhoto, due to the changes that Apple makes to the internal structure of the program. We'd like to stress that this is not unexpected nor in any way Apple's fault. It is just the nature of writing a plug-in for a program without a supported plug-in architecture. "The economics of keeping Keyword Manager up to date has caught up with us and making the plug-in work reliably in the current version of iPhoto, and then the next one after that, would require a substantial investment in time and resources from our side, and even then it is not certain that we would get Keyword Manager working as well as we'd like." Sorry to hear that - but thanks nevertheless to the developers for all the good work they did and the time they invested.
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Version 1.6b5
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Dgeo
Dgeo
02 August 2011
Too bad. It was an indispensable plugin for iPhoto. I really hope someone continues their work.
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bobembry
28 April 2011
Following iPhoto 9.1.2 update, Keyword Manager is not working for me. Developer notified.
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Version 1.6b5
2 answer(s)
gryphonent
gryphonent
29 April 2011
Yeah, sadly Apple seems to block out third party apps with each update nowadays. Annoying.
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bobembry
bobembry
29 April 2011
Heard from the developer this morning: "Unfortunately, in the latest iPhoto update, Apple removed key components in the iPhoto code which allowed us to hook in and do our magic. This means we need to re-write big parts of our iPhoto connector. Sadly, this is also possibly the biggest change in iPhoto (for our purposes) since we released KM the first time - which indirectly means we need even more time to complete this update."
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Raykloss
02 April 2011
Has always worked for me. The author works hard to keep up with Apple's changes, but is diligent.
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Version 1.6b5
bobembry
02 April 2011
I've been using the beta without any issues that I'm aware of.
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Version 1.6b5
Anon-Bud
17 February 2011
Happy Happy Joy Joy!
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Version 1.6b3
Thebryceman
16 February 2011
It's back! This is one of those gems that should be built in by Apple. Keyword Manager is fast, clean and indispensable if you do a lot of tagging - well worth the shareware fee. Now if only Apple could fix all the functions they frustratingly deleted or broke in iPhoto '11...
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Version 1.6
Chas-m
14 February 2011
About bloody time ...
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Version 1.6
22duke
23 October 2010
same here, developer please update or offer uninstaller
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Version 1.5.5
1 answer(s)
Getsomesauce
Getsomesauce
24 October 2010
You can get answers to questions like yours on the developer's website: Q: How do I uninstall Keyword Manager? A: The easiest way to uninstall Keyword Manager is to use the installer program that you used to install the plug-in. If you don't have the installer on your computer, you can download it again from this website. You can also uninstall Keyword Manager manually by deleting the file KeywordManagerPlugin.bundle in the folder ~/Library/Application Support/SIMBL/Plugins/. Q: Will Keyword Manager work with iPhoto 9 (iLife '11)? A: We are currently looking into that. We'll let you know.
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Version 1.5.5
richHolod
21 October 2010
Same "can't reach the developer any other way" message. iPhoto '11 does not load Keyword Manager as "untested." Removing the Keyword Manager folder from Applications Support, however, does not un-install the plug-in completely, so iPhoto issues the warning every time it's launched. Need a compatible version of KM or to know where all the pieces of it are so I can manually uninstall it.
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Version 1.5.5