Filecamp is a lightweight and low-cost DAM solution
… with many enterprise features!

Filecamp - a low-cost DAM solutionThere are many really cool, premium priced, enterprise Digital Asset Management (DAM) solutions on the market. Could you make do with a slightly simpler system, that still has most of the capabilities, and is less than 1/10 the price?

Filecamp is a lightweight, cloud-based Digital Asset Management solution that provides most of the important features of premium priced DAM solutions, and starts at $28 per month with unlimited users in all plans. Below what Filecamp provides in each feature category, so you can consider if it makes sense to save over 90% of the cost and go with a lightweight product like ours.


 

See how Filecamp compares to most enterprise DAM solutions
(at 1/10 the cost):

Folders and Collections

Filecamp Provides (at 1/10 the cost)

collections Organize files from various folders into Collections for better overview and easy sharing.


Search and Tagging

Filecamp Provides (at 1/10 the cost)

  • Assigning multiple tags (labels) to media files by any contributor.
  • Search by filename, tags and folders.
  • No search filtering – but for many use cases search by tag and folder is sufficient
  • Captures existing meta data in files – supports the Adobe XMP standard, so any meta data you apply to files in Adobe Bridge or Adobe Lightroom, will be correctly imported into Filecamp, and fully searchable.

image_tagging Example of image tagging in Filecamp.


Custom Branding

Filecamp Provides (at 1/10 the cost)

  • Possible to assign different logos and colors to individual folders – if you work with different products or clients, each one can have their own custom-branded folder.
  • Supports white label – you can remove the Filecamp brand completely and make the DAM platform appear to be completely your own. For agencies, this allows you to resell your DAM technology to clients!

Custom_Branding1 Example of a personalized domain and branded file sharing portal managed by Filecamp. Note that the “Clear Channel” folder shows the logo and colors of the Clear Channel brand. The other folders, e.g. “Apple”, shows other logos and branding. Example of branded file login screen managed by Filecamp, but custom branded with Tool Box’s logo and colors. Example of branded file login screen managed by Filecamp, but custom branded with Tool Box’s logo and colors.


Commenting and Online

Proofing/Annotations

Filecamp Provides (at 1/10 the cost)

  • Basic commenting on files.
  • Basic workflow/approvals mechanism – collaborators can label images as “pending approval”, “approved”, etc.
  • Ability to add annotations directly in graphic file formats including PDF, AI, EPS, and PSD – online proofing solution.

proofing Add comments and annotations on individual pages in a pdf file, directly in the browser.


File Sharing

Filecamp Provides

public_upload_clear_channel Allow business associates and freelance contributors to upload files to your Filecamp account without requiring them to fill in a username and password.


Version Control

Filecamp Provides (at 1/10 the cost)

  • Ordinary upload of files on top of existing ones prompts to replace the old file with no version control.
  • Uploading a file using the ‘New version’ button replaces the file and enables reverting to old versions.

Activity Monitoring and Reporting

Filecamp Provides (at 1/10 the cost)

  • Basic, easy to understand log of all changes made to files in the system.
  • Log includes history of comments and annotations added to images.

Service Model

Filecamp

  • Highly affordable, starts from $28, unlimited users in all plans – see our pricing.
  • Immediate access to product with 30-day free trial – no credit card needed.
  • High-level email support by the original developers of the Filecamp platform.

Summary

Across all feature categories, Filecamp provides a comparable solution to most enterprise DAM solutions, at less than 1/10 of the price:

  • Folders and collections – Filecamp provides Collections, and also a folder-based model for greater flexibility.
  • Search and tagging – Filecamp enables search by filenames, tags, folders and XMP meta data, which is good enough for many use cases.
  • Custom branding – Filecamp actually provides more flexibility than most other DAM systems, with custom branded folders, custom URL and login screen, and a white label option.
  • Commenting and online proofing – Filecamp offers basic commenting and workflow management. It also allows collaborators to add annotations directly on image files (online proofing), which other, even very high priced DAM solutions, does not support.
  • File sharing – Filecamp offers stronger file sharing functionality than other DAM systems, with browser-based download, link-based file sharing and also public upload URLs
  • Version tracking – Filecamp provides similar functionality for uploading multiple versions of the same file and reverting to previous versions.
  • Activity reporting – Filecamp does not have a full reporting mechanism, but provides easy to understand logs of all activity and comments in the system.
  • Service model and price – unlike most other enterprise DAM solutions, you can try Filecamp out right now and if you choose to continue, you’ll save over 90% of costs compared to most other enterprise DAM systems.

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