“Impressive,” “Powerful,” “Effective,” “A Breeze” – ExpertPhotography on Excire Foto 2024

After extensive testing, the ExpertPhotography team highly recommends Excire Foto 2024. In their Excire review, they emphasize the software’s seamless integration with Lightroom Classic’s image-management features, sophisticated facial recognition, and the impressive nature of how the Analysis tool breaks down your photos. ExpertPhotography also featured Excire Foto as the best photo management software and as […]

Best Photo-Editing Software for PCs in 2023 (Free and Paid)

If you want to produce polished, refined images, there’s no way around it: you must edit your photos. But as a PC user, whether you’re exploring the world of photo editing for the first time or you’re looking for an alternative to your current post-processing program, picking the right photo editing software can be a […]

Excire Search 2 + Excire Foto - power duo for Lightroom users

Excire Foto + Excire Search 2

Das Lightroom-Plugin Excire Search 2 macht es möglich, die Excire KI-Technologie auch in Adobe Lightroom Classic zu nutzen. Trotzdem arbeiten viele Lightroom-User zusätzlich mit der Standalone Bildverwaltung Excire Foto. Warum es sinnvoll sein kann, Ihre Fotos mit diesem Powerduo zu verwalten, lesen Sie in diesem Beitrag. Warum Excire Search 2 + Excire Foto? Welche Vorteile hat […]

DigitalPHOTO evaluate image management Excire Foto "very good"

Das DigitalPHOTO Magazin hat die Bildverwaltung Excire Foto 2022 getestet und die Note „Sehr gut“ vergeben. Software-Redakteur Jörg Rieger Espíndola schreibt: „Excire Foto ist zur Fotosuche ein absolutes Highlight, auch in der aktuellen Version zeigt die Anwendung den Mitbewerbern, wie intelligente Fotoverwaltung unter Windows oder macOS funktioniert. Die Erkennungsrate ist selbst bei komplexen Motiven erstaunlich gut und blitzschnell.“ Hier […]

fotoMAGAZIN awards Excire Foto 2022 as „Product of the Month“ and with 5 stars

Das fotoMAGAZIN hat Excire Foto 2022 in Heft 7/22 genauer unter die Lupe genommen und die neueste Version der KI-gestützten Bildverwaltung als Produkt des Monats und mit 5 Sternen ausgezeichnet. Das Fazit des Tests: „Excire Foto ist ohne echte Konkurrenz. So einfach verschlagworten, recherchieren und flexibel Personen finden kann sonst kein Programm, das die Bilder ausschließlich lokal verwaltet. Auch […]

EXCIRE Foto 2022 is here! Now with an integrated duplicate finder and PSD support!

Wir freuen uns, Ihnen Excire Foto 2022 vorstellen zu dürfen, die neueste Version unserer vielfach empfohlenen, KI-gestützten Software zur Fotoverwaltung und Fotosuche. Wir haben auf die Wünsche unserer Nutzer gehört und unter anderem einen einzigartigen Duplikatefinder in Excire Foto 2022 integriert, mit dem Sie noch mehr Ordnung in Ihr Fotoarchiv bringen. Mit dem neuen Duplikatefinder […]

Team Kaplun on Excire Analytics

Miho vom Kreativ Studio Pavel Kaplun hat sich unser neues Excire Analytics genauer angeschaut und demonstriert, wie Sie mit dieser tollen Erweiterung wichtige Erkenntnisse sammeln, um ein besserer Fotograf zu werden. Die Details dazu erfahren Sie in seinem sehr sehenswerten Video: Zum Video   Video is in German – we recommend to enable Google subtitles.

Excire Search 2024 - Trial

Language & version

Supported languages
German, English, French, Italian and Spanish
Current version

4.0.0

Minimum system requirements

Processor
Multicore processor with 64-bit and AVX support Older AMD processors like AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1100T and AMD Phenom(tm) II X (also known as AMD Athlon II X4 640) are not supported. Intel Core 2 Duo processors are not supported.
Operating system
macOS 10.14 (or newer) or Windows 10 (64-bit) or Windows 11 (64bit)
Memory
8GB RAM. However, for large catalogs (> 100,000 photos) we recommend 16GB or more
Hard disk
375 MB of free hard disk space for the base installation and additional memory for image signatures. For example, an Adobe Lightroom catalog of 100,000 images requires about another 800 MB of additional memory.

Excire Search 2024

Excire Search is the perfect solution for all Adobe Lightroom Classic users. The smart Lightroom plugin analyzes and tags photos automatically and extends Lightroom with powerful AI search functions. With just a few clicks, Excire Search finds exactly the photos you are looking for. This makes image management fun again and hours of image searching a thing of the past. 

Available for Windows and macOS and now brand new in the 2024 version with integrated duplicate finder!

Language & version

Supported languages
German, English, French, Italian and Spanish
Current version

4.0.0

Minimum system requirements

Processor
Multicore processor with 64-bit and AVX support Older AMD processors like AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1100T and AMD Phenom(tm) II X (also known as AMD Athlon II X4 640) are not supported. Intel Core 2 Duo processors are not supported.
Operating system
macOS 10.14 (or newer) or Windows 10 (64-bit) or Windows 11 (64bit)
Lightroom (Classic)
Version 6 (or newer)
Memory
8GB RAM. However, for large catalogs (> 100,000 photos) we recommend 16GB or more
Hard disk
375 MB of free hard disk space for the base installation and additional memory for image signatures. For example, an Adobe Lightroom catalog of 100,000 images requires about another 800 MB of additional memory.

Excire Search 2022 - Trial

Language & version

Supported languages
German, English, French, Italian and Spanish
Current version
3.1.1

Minimum system requirements

Processor
Multicore processor with 64-bit and AVX support Older AMD processors like AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1100T and AMD Phenom(tm) II X (also known as AMD Athlon II X4 640) are not supported. Intel Core 2 Duo processors are not supported.
Operating system
macOS 10.14 (or newer) or Windows 10 (64-bit) or Windows 11 (64bit)
Memory
8GB RAM. However, for large catalogs (> 100,000 photos) we recommend 16GB or more
Hard disk
375 MB of free hard disk space for the base installation and additional memory for image signatures. For example, an Adobe Lightroom catalog of 100,000 images requires about another 800 MB of additional memory.

Excire Foto 2024 - Trial

Note for existing Excire Foto customers: Excire Foto users have to keep in mind for testing that the previous Excire database will be modified when the program is started for the first time. Thus a switch back to older versions is not possible without a backup. We therefore recommend creating a backup before using Excire Foto 2024. How to do this is described here.

Language & version

Supported languages
German & English
Current version

3.1.2

Minimum system requirements

Processor
Multi-core processor with 64-bit and AVX support Older AMD Prozessoren like AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1100T und AMD Phenom(tm) II X (also known as AMD Athlon II X4 640) are not supported. Intel Core 2 Duo processors are not supported.
Operating system
macOS 10.14 (or newer) or Windows 10 (64-bit) or Windows 11 (64bit)
Memory
Min. 8GB RAM. However, 16GB or more are recommended
Hard disk
The Excire Foto databases will take up approx. 250MB for 100,000 photos, and the previews approx. 25GB if highest-quality previews are generated for each photo.

Excire Search 2022

Excire Search is the perfect solution for all Adobe Lightroom Classic users. The smart Lightroom plugin analyzes and tags photos automatically and extends Lightroom with powerful AI search functions. With just a few clicks, Excire Search finds exactly the photos you are looking for. This makes image management fun again and hours of image searching a thing of the past. 

Available for Windows and macOS and now brand new in the 2022 version with integrated duplicate finder!

Language & version

Supported languages
German, English, French, Italian and Spanish
Current version
3.1.1

Minimum system requirements

Processor
Multicore processor with 64-bit and AVX support Older AMD processors like AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1100T and AMD Phenom(tm) II X (also known as AMD Athlon II X4 640) are not supported. Intel Core 2 Duo processors are not supported.
Operating system
macOS 10.14 (or newer) or Windows 10 (64-bit) or Windows 11 (64bit)
Lightroom (Classic)
Version 6 (or newer)
Memory
8GB RAM. However, for large catalogs (> 100,000 photos) we recommend 16GB or more
Hard disk
375 MB of free hard disk space for the base installation and additional memory for image signatures. For example, an Adobe Lightroom catalog of 100,000 images requires about another 800 MB of additional memory.

Excire Foto 2024

Excire’s flagship program boasts dazzling new features and enhanced AI technology. All-new tools offer AI-powered free-text search, GPS-search, and intelligent aesthetics assessment of individual photos. Additionally, AI upgrades ensure better results in facial recognition, similarity search, and automatic keywording.

Excire Foto 2024 retains all core features from Excire Foto 2022, and the Excire Analytics extension is now fully integrated into the new program.

Highlights of the 2024 version include:

  • X-prompt AI for powerful free-text image search
  • X-tetics AI for instant evaluation of photos
  • GPS-based search and editable GPS coordinates
  • Intuitive slideshow maker for professional photo displays
  • New status labels for folders and collections
  • Improved AI-search performance thanks to revamped AI models

Excire Account Management and Activation

Language & version

Supported languages
German & English
Current version

3.1.2

Minimum system requirements

Processor
Multi-core processor with 64-bit and AVX support Older AMD Prozessoren like AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1100T und AMD Phenom(tm) II X (also known as AMD Athlon II X4 640) are not supported. Intel Core 2 Duo processors are not supported.
Operating system
macOS 10.14 (or newer) or Windows 10 (64-bit) or Windows 11 (64bit)
Memory
Min. 8GB RAM. However, 16GB or more are recommended
Hard disk
The Excire Foto databases will take up approx. 250MB for 100,000 photos, and the previews approx. 25GB if highest-quality previews are generated for each photo.

Excire Foto 2022

Excire Foto 2022 is a powerful and innovative software designed for easy photo management and quick content-based browsing. Numerous smart features help you get organized and find the photos you are looking for.

These are the highlights of the new 2022 version:

  • Duplicate finder with numerous setting options
  • Support of PSD files
  • match accuracy for similarity searches is now adjustable
  • the maximum number of search results has been increased to 50,000
  • Support of Windows network paths


We recommend Windows users to install the Microsoft Raw image extension: Download

Language & version

Supported languages
German & English
Current version

2.2.4

Minimum system requirements

Processor
Multi-core processor with 64-bit and AVX support Older AMD Prozessoren like AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1100T und AMD Phenom(tm) II X (also known as AMD Athlon II X4 640) are not supported. Intel Core 2 Duo processors are not supported.
Operating system
macOS 10.14 (or newer) or Windows 10 (64-bit) or Windows 11 (64bit)
Memory
Min. 8GB RAM. However, 16GB or more are recommended
Hard disk
The Excire Foto databases will take up approx. 250MB for 100,000 photos, and the previews approx. 25GB if highest-quality previews are generated for each photo.