12The Metadata Tool Tab


12.1 You can work on metadata during image import / processing or shortly before (or after) the output stage. This is why I’ve placed the metadata tools outside of the workflow pipeline.

To put it politely, Capture One’s metadata management tools have been fairly rudimentary since its inception. This is due to the program’s origins in raw conversion for studio photographers—such a program assumes that you’ll manage your data using a dedicated media database or DAM system and that the program doesn’t need its own metadata management tools. Even selecting key images takes place without the use of metadata, and you can use ...

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