Kuadro - free image reference/library manager (Windows)

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Kuadro - free image reference/library manager (Windows)

Post by Svengali » 18 Mar 2015, 01:11

If you are in the market for a Reference Image Manager, here is a versatile Windows utility that is free. Kuadro, Version .07 is still in development. From game maker = Kruel Games.

"download Kuadro here"

"Kuadro video tutorial part one"

"Kuadro video tutorial part two"

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Post by schwarzgrau » 18 Mar 2015, 11:01

This looks incredible useful. I wish their was a similar tool on OS X
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Re: Kuadro - free image reference/library manager (Windows)

Post by CartoonMonkey » 18 Mar 2015, 13:50

Maybe you could run this Windows software on OSX using Wine for OSX?
http://www.davidbaumgold.com/tutorials/wine-mac/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by schwarzgrau » 18 Mar 2015, 14:59

I already tried it with WineSkin and WineBottler, unfortunately to no avail. I'm not really good at making ports this way, but sometimes it worked.
However thank you for the idea anyway.
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Post by schwarzgrau » 18 Mar 2015, 15:31

I wrote an email to the developer of Kuadro, asking if an OS X version is planned
An OSX version is definitely planned. I have it mostly working locally, but I'm having a tough time packaging it all and getting it to run properly on a second machine. The dependencies are getting jumbled with local dependencies.

It's definitely coming though, stay tuned.
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Post by Sewie » 18 Mar 2015, 15:57

Thanks Sven! I've been using Irfanview but this looks very interesting!
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Post by Svengali » 18 Mar 2015, 22:03

I'm just beginning to use Kuadro myself. First impression: 8) :D

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Post by Sewie » 19 Mar 2015, 10:04

Me too. I do like it! (though it has crashed a few times)
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Post by schwarzgrau » 27 Apr 2015, 08:16

I wrote some emails with the developer and helped a bit testing the beta and now kuadro is available for mac too, if anyone is interested.
http://kruelgames.com/tools/kuadro/

Again thank you Sven for mentioning it.
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Post by Sewie » 12 Jan 2016, 21:05

I've been using this tool for many months now and it is fantastic! So simple and efficient and I'm still discovering new handy tools and shortcuts.
One of them is that you set the opacity of your reference images. So you can still see the icons on the desktop of your reference monitor. :D :D
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Post by schwarzgrau » 12 Jan 2016, 22:10

Have you seen these two videos?


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Re: Kuadro - free image reference/library manager (Windows)

Post by Sewie » 14 Jan 2016, 16:00

I hadn't seen the second one. :oops:
So thanks for posting these, Schwarz!
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