Workflow, Performance New Benefits of Cumulus 6.5

Canto Software, Inc. announced Monday the release of Cumulus 6.5, an update to its digital asset management system.

Version 6.5 supports an enhanced built-in user management module, LDAP directory servers as well as a new authentication API. Other new features include a new Server Console, a centralized administration tool that integrates the existing Remote Admin and User Manager modules with new Activity Monitor, Backup Manager and Log Manager modules.

Canto also said the update includes dramatic enhancements to its permissions management, including easier setup, performance improvements, and expanded application. Canto also added new Actions and Metadata Templates to improve workflow.

Cumulus 6.5 now supports Image Color Management (ICM) for accurate and consistent color reproduction. It also offers enhanced CMYK support in the Pixel Image Converter, and allows lossless rotation of JPEG originals without affecting the original image quality. Version 6.5 also offers a customizable version of the iQuicksearchi function, easily selectable queries, and the ability to find duplicates and records of which the assets are missing.

Cumulus 6.5 Single User Workgroup and Enterprise versions are avaiable now in English, German, French and Japanese.