Whether you have a small collection of images or a gargantuan library, Image Chest makes organizing and finding your images and movies incredibly easy. And once you add your assets to a catalog, you'll find many ways to tag them with keywords that require far fewer mouse clicks and keystrokes than most other apps.

Key features:

•Browse by thumbnail or detail views.
•Sort by any attribute.
•Ultra fast search and filtering.
•Flexible and customizable keyword assignment options.
•Quick Look with spacebar.
•Unlimited undo/redo.
•Add assets by choosing folders or files, or drag & drop folders or files onto the document window.
•Display images in a slideshow.
•See EXIF and other details.

What’s New

Version 1.4.2

-When trashing files, handle files on volumes that can't be trashed but are deleted immediately.
-Limit number of thumbnail threads to prevent raw files from overwhelming the OS.

Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

LJA7 ,

Worth a Good Look

This utility is focused on doing one job - cataloging and finding still images. I think the current version needs some attention to fix bugs, but overall, this is a worthwhile addition to my toolset. As long as you remember to save frequently.

It is REALLY fast, allows viewing any image simply by pressing the space bar and has a very clean implementation of keywords to locate specific images in a variety of ways.

If you are looking for a simple way to track the images in your projects, Image Chest is worth a good long look.

Torchwood Man ,

Fast; effective; mostly intuitive but no help file and limited metadata

This is a great application for cataloging your images on your hard disks. It doesn’t change the location of your images or put them in a database so you can still edit them with your favorite image manipulation apps. The images are fast to bring up via QuickLook or Preview and there is a list view to determine size and data information.

It is missing a help file which would be great for newbies and might clarify a few details on use (e.g. are the keywords added to the image or just keep by the created catalog?) Also I would like more of the metadata exposed (EXIF data etc.) I think this would bring the app up so more professionals could use it.

I would also like to see geotagging, a search by color, and face recognition added to the search and tagging possibilities. Adding these features would bring the app up to a 5 stars.

VPIX360 ,

Finally! An Extensis Portfolio Replacement. Yay!

ImageChest was a gift sent from Heaven! Finally, someone who knew the image cataloging nightmare that thousands of us suffered when Extensis gave the middle finger to thousands of their customers using Portfolio (desktop).

After two years, I finally found ImageChest, and like the other reviewer said... YES it does feel a lot like Aldus Fetch. It's got a clean and intuitive UI. And it always works.

I'm on Mac OS Mojave now and ImageChest works just fine. If I ever meet these guys at a trade show, can I please hug you and buy you a big steak dinner? You guys rock! Really. Thank you for making such a simple image cataloging product come back to life.


Steve Mills
7.4 MB

OS X 10.11 or later, 64-bit processor



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