At a Glance
- Clean, intuitive design makes it easy to organize and access all of your multimedia files
- Expensive for software that doesn’t offer much more than free alternatives
Organize and manage photos, videos and music with this package.
This one-stop shop allows you to organize, manage, and edit a
variety of media files with one program. Import your photos,
videos-including high-definition video files-and music into ArcSoft
MediaImpression 3 HD. Finding and accessing media files is easy
with the standard Windows Explorer-style system along the left-hand
side of the screen. You can tag files, add ratings, fix image
problems, and batch resize, convert, or rename. Some other features
include geotagging photos in Google Earth and recording videos to
save in the program if you have a webcam.
A simple movie creator will stitch together more than one video
and let you add music to create mini-movies. You can also drag and
drop pictures to create a slide show. A video editor lets you fix a
few image problems in videos.
MediaImpression 3 HD also offers a variety of sharing tools that
you can use to upload photos to sites like Facebook, Flicker, and
Twitter, as well as separate tools for e-mailing photos directly
from the program.
Everything is easy and quick to accomplish, but MediaImpression
3 HD’s functions are limited across the board. The program is
designed to make all of the basic tools one would need to access,
manage, and share their media files easy and quick to use. However,
it doesn’t offer much flexibility or control within its various
For all of its efficiency, the $80 price seems too high. There
are many free image and media organizational tools out there, such
Live Photo Gallery, and others that come bundled with
peripherals. MediaImpression doesn’t provide enough features to
justify its high price.