Moving Images since 2001!
Coming in January 2014: DIM 5.0
Nearly a decade in the making...a complete top-to-bottom rewrite with lots of new features including extensive support for geotagging.
Interested in getting an early peek by being a tester? Check out the DIM Blog.
What is it?
DIM handles the copying of images from your digital camera's memory card to your computer.
you take more than just a few pictures with your digital camera, you
will quickly realize that you will need to come up
only does one thing, but it does it well: it copies files from your
addition, the file can be renamed while it is copied to a more
“useful” name than your camera might have
is a 100% pure Java application. As such, it should run on any
reasonable system with Java runtime support (e.g. Mac, PC, Linux, etc.)
How do I get it?
Note: DIM requires a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 1.4 or above. Which can be obtained for free here.
You can download DIM here.
When clicking on the above link to download the file,
How do I pay for it?
Short answer: you don't have to.
However, If you find DIM useful you are encouraged to use the PayPal donation button below to show your appreciation.
How do I Install it?
No installation is necessary.
Click on the link above to download DIM. When presented with the option to save the file, make sure that it's saved with a ".jar" extension (some browsers will attempt to save it with a ".zip" extension, this is wrong).
If you have a properly installed Java Runtime Environment, you can run the dim4.jar file directly. On a PC or Mac you should be able to simply double-click on the file.
How do I use it?
The DIM manual is available by clicking here.
I'm having trouble getting it to work
There is an issue with some recent versions of Java.
I want DIM to autorun when I insert a card into my card reader, is this possible?
Yes (on XP anyway). The procedure for setting this up on Windows XP is available here.
Do I need a Card Reader?
Does DIM support Adobe DNG Files?
As-of build 149 (made available on 10/1/04),
What if I have questions or comments?
If you have any questions/comments about DIM, please send me an email .
What else do I need to know?
DIM is provided as freeware / as is, etc.
I can't guarantee support and or suitability. If you have a problem, I'll try and help you the best I can, but I can't guarantee anything.