Casio PHOTO LOADER - VER.3.0 FOR WINDOWS Instruction Manual

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Photo Loader
Version 3.0
CASIO LCD Digital Camera Image Loading
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Windows version
Instruction manual
K800PSM2DMX

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  • Page 1 Photo Loader Version 3.0 CASIO LCD Digital Camera Image Loading Software Windows version Instruction manual K800PSM2DMX...
  • Page 2 • The document has been prepared with our utmost effort. However, please contact us if there are any queries or errors. Photo Loader is published by CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD., and CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. retains all copyrights and other related rights except for those described above.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Introduction ..............5 ■ To first-time users of Photo Loader ........5 ■ Features of Photo Loader ............5 Automatically loads recorded images from a digital camera or memory card................5 Handling high-volume image data as a library ......6 Automatically creates an HTML file in which recorded images can be searched in calendar format.
  • Page 4 ■ Moving a library ..............33 ■ Editing a library ..............35 Changing the title of a library ........... 35 Rebuilding a library ..............36 Changing Photo Loader preferences ......39 ■ General ..................39 Library sort method ..............39 Folder to save library ..............
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Introduction This document describes how to use the CASIO LCD digital camera image loading software, Photo Loader (hereafter called Photo Loader in this document). Photo Loader is a software application that runs on Windows. This document does not describe how to use Windows.
  • Page 6: Handling High-Volume Image Data As A Library

    Important! Photo Loader can be used to capture the following types of multimedia files. • Image files saved in JPEG format • Video files saved in AVI format (including those without sound) • Audio files saved in WAV format Linked still images (JPEG) and audio files (WAV) can also be managed in linked form by Photo Loader.
  • Page 7: How To Read This Instruction Manual

    ■ How to read this instruction manual Operation conventions All operations on this manual are described for Windows XP. The description assumes that a mouse is used. In this document, the buttons in dialog boxes are described as follows. [View] button [Load image] button [Edit] button [Delete] button...
  • Page 8: Starting Photo Loader

    Photo Loader on your PC. Switch on your PC to start Windows. Select “All Programs”→ → → → → “Casio”→ → → → → “Photo Loader” → → → → → “Photo Loader 3.0E”. Photo Loader starts and the function buttons are displayed.
  • Page 9: Using Photo Loader

    Using Photo Loader This section describes how to use Photo Loader. ■ Loading an image This sub-section describes how to load image data onto your PC using Photo Loader. You can choose from “Loading images automatically” and “Loading images manually”. * Photo Loader can be used to capture the following types of multimedia file.
  • Page 10: Setting Up Automatic Loading

    If you have not altered the settings, the loaded images are stored in the following location of the hard disk by default. To alter the save destination location, see “Folder to save library” on page 40. C:\Program Files\CASIO\Photo Loader\Image Library\20051223 (for folder dated 23rd December 2005) Setting up automatic loading...
  • Page 11 Click the <Load images> tab. Select “Automatic loading ON(N)” from “Set up automatic loading”. • “Automatic loading ON(N)” is specified as the default. • Select “Automatic loading OFF(F)” to disable automatic loading.
  • Page 12 Restart Photo Loader by clicking [Exit] (Restarting is not necessary unless the settings have been changed). This completes the automatic loading settings. Images will be automatically loaded after starting Windows, when you connect the digital camera to the USB port of your PC, or when you mount the memory card used to record pictures with the digital camera.
  • Page 13 Connect the digital camera to the USB port or mount the memory card used to record pictures on your PC. • The confirmation dialog will be displayed. • If the confirmation dialog is not required, change the setting by referring to page 41. Click the [OK] button to start automatic loading.
  • Page 14 Click the [Load(G)] button. • Images will be loaded in the selected image folder. • Click the [Cancel] button to cancel image loading. • When “Sort by date (P)” is selected, the loading date confirmation dialog box will be displayed. Specify a date with the pull-down button and click [OK].
  • Page 15 Enter a library name for the loaded images. • Only valid when loading with “Sort by date (P)” selected. • Operation 10 screen will be displayed when loaded using “Sort by recording date (R)”. • See “Library sort method” on page 39 for “Sort by recording date (R)”.
  • Page 16: Manually Load Images

    • To use the calendar format display, click the Pull-down button next to “List Style” at the top right of the screen and select the calendar format. • See “Viewing a library” on page 23 for details of viewing a library.
  • Page 17 Click the [Load image] button from the function buttons. Select the “Load image in camera” option based on the connection between the digital camera (or memory card) and your PC. Click the [Load image in camera...] button. Subsequent operations are the same as those for operation 7 on page 13.
  • Page 18: Loading Images Other Than Those Recorded By Digital Cameras

    Loading images other than those recorded by digital cameras Loads image data other than that taken with a digital camera into Photo Loader. Image data saved in JPEG format, video data saved in AVI format, and audio data saved in WAV format can be captured from the hard disk of the PC or from peripheral units connected via a network.
  • Page 19 Select the folder containing the image data to be loaded into Photo Loader and click the [Add(A)] button. To reselect an image to be loaded, select the image data from the folder list and click the [Delete(D)] button. Then, reselect an image to be loaded.
  • Page 20 Click the [Load(G)] button. • Images will be loaded from the folder selected. • Click the [Cancel] button to cancel image loading. • When “Sort by date (P)” is selected, the loading date confirmation dialog box will be displayed. Specify a date with the pull-down button and click [OK].
  • Page 21: Handling Image Loading Errors (For "Sort By Recording Date (R)")

    1 Movie recording To replay movie images (AVI files) recorded in “Movie recording mode” on a CASIO LCD digital camera on Windows 98 computer, Microsoft DirectX9.0c or later, or QuickTime 4.0 or later, is required. 2 Panorama recording CASIO LCD digital cameras with a Panorama playback function quasi- compose and play back images recorded in Panorama recording mode.
  • Page 22 1 Select “Sort by date information of a file”. • Sort images on the file date information and create a library. • To load images by specifying a date instead of using the file date information, select “Sort by date”, click the [OK] button, and then proceed to step 3.
  • Page 23: Viewing A Library

    ■ Viewing a library Photo Loader handles the folder saving image files as “Library”. This section describes how to list images in a library on the PC screen. Viewing a library from Photo Loader Click the [View] button from the function buttons. The calendar is displayed for the years in which the image data was saved.
  • Page 24 Click the month for the libraries to be displayed. List Style Calendar Style For more information about how to toggle between “List Style” and “Calendar Style”, see page16.
  • Page 25 Click the date or title for the libraries to be displayed. List Style Calendar Style...
  • Page 26 The library selected is displayed. This window is used for various views and functions. • Slide show ....Displays images contained in a library one by one. Click [MANUAL] to manually browse through images one by one. Click [AUTO] to display the next images every 5 seconds.
  • Page 27: Retouching And Printing Images/Attaching With E-Mail

    Retouching and Printing Images/Attaching with E-mail Images can be retouched, printed, and attached with e-mail. . Follow the procedure as far as Step 3 in “Viewing a library from Photo Loader” on page 23. . Click the image to be displayed. The selected image is displayed.
  • Page 28: Deleting Images

    • For details about the [PRINT] button, see “Adding/Removing the optional buttons to the Library” on page 44. Note • This function is available only with Internet Explorer. • For details on using Photohands, please consult the Photohands manual contained in the provided CD-ROM. ] button •...
  • Page 29: Deleting Images One By One

    Select the library to be deleted. Clicking the [Select all] button selects all the libraries. The images in the library selected are displayed. Click the [Delete...] button. The library selected is deleted. • It may take a significant length of time to update the library. Deleting images one by one This section describes how to delete images one by one.
  • Page 30 H Back] or [Next J J ] button to display the image file to . Click [H be deleted. The images in the library selected are displayed. . Click the [Select/Cancel...] button. • appears next to the image to be deleted. Clicking the [Select/Cancel...] button again removes the .
  • Page 31: Copying A Library

    . Click the [OK] button. • Image files marked with are deleted. • Click the [Cancel] button to cancel deletion. • When all image files within a library have been erased, delete the library. • It may take a significant length of time to update the library. ■...
  • Page 32 . Select the library to be copied. • Clicking the [Select all] button selects all the libraries. • Checking “Display preview images(P)” displays the images in the library selected. The images in the library selected are displayed. The capacity of the selected library is displayed. Click the [Copy...] button.
  • Page 33: Moving A Library

    Click the [OK] button. • The library selected is copied to the specified folder. • Click the [Cancel] button to cancel copying. • “HTML folder”, “Library folder”, “autorun.inf”, and “Library.htm” are copied to the specified folder. If you copy these four folders and files to the root directory (topmost layer) of a CD-R, the CD-R enables the libraries to be displayed automatically.
  • Page 34 Select the library to be moved. • Clicking the [Select all] button selects all the libraries. • Checking “Display preview images(P)” displays the images in the library selected. Images within the library selected are displayed. The capacity of the selected library is displayed. Click the [Move...] button.
  • Page 35: Editing A Library

    Click the [OK] button. • The library selected is moved to the specified folder. • Click the [Cancel] button to cancel moving. • “HTML folder”, “Library folder”, “autorun.inf”, and “Library.htm” are copied to the specified folder. If you copy these four folders and files to the root directory (topmost layer) of a CD-R, the CD- R enables the libraries to be displayed automatically.
  • Page 36: Rebuilding A Library

    . Select the library to change the title. • Titles cannot be changed if multiple libraries are selected. • Checking “Display preview images(P)” displays the images in the library selected. Images within the library selected are displayed. Click the [Change title...] button. Enter a title and click the [OK] button.
  • Page 37 Note Rebuilding the file list can take a long time if your existing library contains a large number of files. If JPEG data and WAV data have the same file names, both images will be displayed. If there is no data with the same file name, only the WAV data will be displayed.
  • Page 38 Select the library to be rebuilt. • Clicking the [Select all] button selects all the libraries. • Checking “Display preview images(P)” displays the images in the library selected. • When clicking the date, title, number of image, template or location in the “Library list(L)”, sorting is performed accordingly. •...
  • Page 39: Changing Photo Loader Preferences

    Changing Photo Loader preferences This sub-section describes the various Photo Loader preferences. Photo Loader preferences are broadly divided into following four types. ● General ● Load images ● Options ● Version ■ General Click the [Preferences] button from the function buttons. Click the <General>...
  • Page 40: Folder To Save Library

    Folder to save library Specifies the folder for loading images to. Click on [Browse...] button and specify the folder for loading to. Libraries previously loaded will all be transferred to the new folder once specified. • If you specify a library located on the hard drive other than internal one, the application may not work properly.
  • Page 41: Select Display Style

    Select Display Style Specify how libraries are displayed. For details of how to change the display, see page 16. • List Style ······ displays five images at a time based on date. • Calendar Style ······ displays the first image shot on the corresponding date in the monthly calendar.
  • Page 42: Convert Image Aspect Based On Rotation Information

    Convert image aspect based on rotation information Sets whether or not to convert the image aspect when loading images. If “Convert aspect(C)” is selected, a portrait image will be loaded as portrait image based on the rotation information, where applicable. ■...
  • Page 43: Selecting The E-Mail Software

    Selecting the e-mail software Set the mailing software with which an image file is to be attached. If you do not use the mailing function, select “Do not set mailing software”. Compatible e-mail software: Outlook Express (IE5.5 or 6.0), Outlook 2000 Important! •...
  • Page 44: Adding/Removing The Optional Buttons To The Library

    Adding/Removing the optional buttons to the Library Adds the [PRINT] button used when printing an image in “Retouching and Printing Images/Attaching with E-mail” on page 27. Also, adds or removes the [MAIL] button used when attaching an image to an e-mail. .
  • Page 45: Starting The Photohands Retouching/Printing Software

    Starting the Photohands retouching/printing software Photohands must be installed on your PC before it can be started. There are three methods for starting Photohands from Photo Loader: • Start from the function button • Start from the library index • Start from the image viewing screen This section describes how to start Photohands from the function button.
  • Page 46: Viewing Help

    Viewing help Click the [Help] button from the function buttons. Double-click the desired item. The item selected opens. Exiting from Photo Loader Click the [Exit] button from the function buttons. • Photo Loader program ends. Troubleshooting If a problem occurs during use, see “Help”.
  • Page 47: Glossary

    Glossary This section describes terms used in this document that are especially difficult to understand. ● DCF This stands for Design rule for Camera File system. This is a rule to unify image data saving format to allow image data taken by a digital camera to be exchanged between digital cameras and peripheral units of various manufacturers.
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