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Pixfer
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Download from a single storage card to your PC, rename your files, and automatically organize them into folders for FREE with no time limit or annoying ads. Or, purchase an inexpensive license key to transfer from three storage cards at once, verify every byte, backup to a second drive, and check your hard disk for problems before each transfer.

Unfortunately, hard drives can be less reliable than flash memory storage cards, and the picture download process can be error-prone. Portable image storage devices often provide file verification and status updates to let you know that your images are safe on the drive. Pixfer for Microsoft Windows XP provides this type of security, plus much more. If you depend on your photographs to earn a living, don't risk your images after they are captured - make sure that they download safely to a reliable hard drive.

Other competing products only have a limited time trial version that shuts off even basic functionality. The FREE basic version of Pixfer can be used as long as you like! Features include:

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BASIC TRANSFER FROM STORAGE CARD TO PC
Download files from a single storage card to a single target location.
DOWNLOAD 3 CARDS AT THE SAME TIME
Start up to three simultaneous transfers and manage them all from one simple panel.
TRANSFER TO 2 SEPARATE DRIVES
Might drop or lose a hard drive? Tell Pixfer to automatically back up to a second drive.
VERIFY DATA: SPOT CHECK
Every file is briefly checked to find obvious transfer errors. Not all bytes in the file are compared, so an error could still potentially slip through.
VERIFY DATA: EVERY SINGLE BYTE
After each file is transferred, every single byte is compared with the original. If different, Pixfer indicates whether it was a read or write error.
GUARANTEE UNIQUE FILENAMES
If a file of the same name already exists and the files are not identical, a sequential number is automatically added to the name and the download continues.
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WEED OUT DUPLICATE FILES
If Pixfer finds a file in the target location with the same name as the file being transferred, only transfers it if it is different, preventing dupes.
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S.M.A.R.T. HARD DRIVE CHECK
Automatically queries hard drives for failure warnings before each transfer. Or, manually get a report of all supported drive statistics at any time.
CLEAR USER INTERFACE AND STATUS
Options & status clearly visible at all times. Downloads can be started/stopped individually. Progress and estimate of time remaining for each transfer.
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AUTODETECT STORAGE CARDS
Drive letter of inserted storage cards automatically added to the list of drives to transfer from. Select the drive and hit Start to begin downloading.
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EJECT STORAGE CARDS SAFELY
Automatically and safely eject storage cards when each transfer completes, or use the manual eject button. Much simpler than Windows XP tray button.
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RENAME JPEG FILES
Change the name of every file to include any variety of EXIF data, including time, date, manufacturer, shooting data, etc. If EXIF data is missing, uses file's filesystem time/date stamp instead.
RENAME RAW FILES
Many RAW and other formats are supported with the same options as JPEG, plus manufacturer-specific data in some cases.
only for camera it comes with
SORT FILES INTO FOLDERS
Renaming options can be applied to folders, e.g. images can be automatically placed in folders named by the month and year taken, and renamed to a full timestamp. Directories are created as necessary.
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ORGANIZE WITH JOB CODES
Job code functionality lets you customize the renaming and transfer location for each individual transfer, making shoots with multiple photographers or a variety of events a breeze to manage.
NIKON DSLR SUBSECOND SUPPORTED
Higher-end Nikon cameras include time information to the fraction of a second. Since they can shoot multiple frames per second, this helps with renaming files to unique timestamps.
Nikon only
DELETE FILES FROM CARDS
Pixfer can delete each picture off the storage card as soon as it is fully transferred. Even if you stop a transfer partway, you will have free space to use.
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For more information on how to use Pixfer, see the help page. For more information about common questions, see the Pixfer for Microsoft Windows XP FAQ. If you have feedback or questions that our website doesn't answer, don't hesitate to email us at support@glasslantern.com.

We'd especially like to hear from you if you decide not to download Pixfer. What are we missing?