Cataloging disks with abeMeda X.X is slower than before?
Every new version of abeMeda is usually able to read more meta data
than previous versions. For example, abeMeda 5.0 now is able to
read photo thumbnails. This is of course slower than before, but
you can always turn off any new features like that, using the
Why does abeMeda not display IPTC or EXIF info for a photo
abeMeda can only display the EXIF or IPTC data of a photo file if
the option to read that info is turned on when the volume is
cataloged. For any catalogs created with previous versions of
abeMeda, this info wasn't read and thus cannot be displayed.
Please also note that abeMeda only shows the EXIF and IPTC data in
the Inspector, not in the Get Info window.
abeMeda.exe - Unable To Locate DLL (GDI+)
If you see an error message saying "The dynamic link library
gdiplus.dll caould not be found..." upon starting abeMeda, then you
do not have the necessary GDI+ installed on your system.
abeMeda can not run without this DLL, it is needed for the
generation of the picture previews. GDI+ is standard on Windows XP,
but on Windows 2000, it is not included by default. It may be
installed by other products, like Office or newer versions of the
Internet Explorer. If you don't have it installed, you can get an
installer from Microsoft : Platform
SDK Redistributable: GDI+ to install it separately. (see also in the