When comparing OpenText Media Management vs Connecter, the Slant community recommends Connecter for most people. In the question“What are the best digital asset management (DAM) solutions?” Connecter is ranked 8th while OpenText Media Management is ranked 30th.
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Pro Reporting Tools
Pro UI for Mobile & iPad
Pro Collaborative Asset Review Capabilities
Functionality to make inline notes and annotations against assets, aiding in the creative development process.
Pro Integrates with Adobe Creative Suite
Pro Content Grouping
Assets can be put into collections for sharing.
Pre-download compression is available to download groups in one compressed file, in addition to downloading assets from the collection individually.
Pro Full Text Search Available
When searching for assets, in addition to searching on individual fields, full text search is available allowing you to search for specific text in any of the fields/data associated with an asset.
Pro Strong Metadata Model
OpenText allows the creation of custom Metadata fields, field groups, and models.
Pro Video Transcoding Capabilities
Pro Image Conversion / Transcoding Capabilities
Pro Built in Customizable Workflows
Pro Available on Software as a Service (SaaS) Plan
SaaS reduces the management of the service to a simple renewable contract covering the following. This means that once the contract is agreed and signed you no longer need to worry about:
- Reduced Cost
- Provisioning Infrastructure
- Disaster Recovery
- Monitoring Capacity
- Monitoring Performance
- Upgrading Software
- Training for Support Staff
- Good for Puns
For more detail on generic SaaS advantages, see http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/top-12-benefits-saas-model
Pro Top Rated by Forrester Research
Forrester Research rated OpenText as the most innovative and best implemented product in their Q2 2012 comparison of DAMs systems, focussing on Customer Experience Management (CXM).
See related report / blog post.
Pro Regular updates
Pro Excellent customer support
Pro Great UI/UX
Allows you to share your organized assets library with your colleagues.
Pro Created for 3d professionals
You can work with 3d models and materials with ease. Something no other DAM is offering, especially not for free.
Con Niche product
Not recommended for people who aren't dealing with 3d content.