However, all of this flexibility comes at a price with some users finding that it has an unwelcome impact on the overall performance of the application.Nevertheless, with careful setup and a better understanding of how File Browser processes and caches images you should realise significant improvements in your Photoshop workflow.The File Browser is a workflow tool, which has been designed so that digital photographers can, amongst other things: view, rotate, search, sort, flag, rank and annotate digital image files directly from within Adobe Photoshop.File Browser also provides you with the facility to automate Photoshop processes such as: renaming images; insert metadata; convert camera raw files; build contact sheets and web photo galleries; and create PDF presentations.Andrea Mosaic is completely free for personal and commerical use but the license requires that you make Andrea Mosaic more popular by giving a reference/credit to Andrea Mosaic. But I strongly suggest you take a look at the manual. As an alternative you can run Andrea Mosaic successfully with the free Wine Emulator available on most if not all linux distributions. To create a mosaic follow the tooltips inside Andrea Mosaic. Then start the program and in the Install section you will find Andrea Mosaic.After you installed Wine download and execute the Andrea Mosaic Windows Setup.
To make it look like what we are expecting a gamma curve must be applied." (Quotes excerpted from Photoshop Mac Forum )Note: When a RAW file is opened in Adobe Camera Raw Plugin ACR, a curve is applied by default, so it doesn't look so weird, but we can apply various curves and many types of tonal adjustments while inside ACR.If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware.If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices.In other words "asset" or "file management" are not File Browsers intended use.In a sense you could think of the File Browser as a Digital Light Box, but then that would ignore the fact that it does much more than allow the digital Photographer to preview a batch of images prior to editing.