INTRODUCING MINERALDESK CURATOR

MineralDesk Curator is a Desktop Application that makes everything easy to do.

EVERYTHING
IS POSSIBLE.

Explore all the possibilities that our hobby has to offer, with no limitations. MineralDesk Curator gives you all the tools you need.

SAVE TIME.
DO MORE.

MineralDesk Curator is powerful, fast and easy to use. Leverage all the power so that you can enjoy your minerals more.

KNOW WHAT
YOU’VE GOT.

Refine your collection interests like a Professional. When the time comes, you can dispose of your minerals easily.

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MAC | WINDOWS

LOVE YOUR MINERALS? YOU WILL LOVE CURATOR!

Enjoy the speed, power and privacy of a desktop application designed by Mineral Lovers for Mineral Lovers. MineralDesk Curator gives you all the tools you need to explore all the possibilities that our hobby has to offer, with none of the frustration that you have been forced to endure in the past.

Know exactly what you have, so that you can refine your collection interests. When the time comes, dispose of your minerals quickly and easily on all the channels, all the sites, all the platforms.

Trial expires after 30 days or carry on using there Personal Version for Free

POWERFUL INTERFACE DESIGNED FOR MINERALS

Instantly switch between views to suit the task at hand.

INFORMATION AT YOUR FINGER TIPS

Organise your master data and leverage it.

GET ORGANISED

Maintain master data in your Knowledge Tree of general properties, species, localities, sets, storage locations and people.

TAKE CONTROL

Fix spelling, errors and inconsistencies in your Knowledge Tree and all your specimen data will be updated in a flash.

DRAG AND DROP

Drag and drop data elements from your Knowledge Tree to your specimen in any of the views for instant classification.

FILTER ANYTHING

Apply filters from your Knowledge Tree to view the results instantly. Create complex filters and save them for install recall.

AUTO SUGGEST

Curator will suggest values from your Knowledge Tree as you type, allowing for faster, more consistent data entry.

LEARN AS YOU GO

You can validate your entries against mindat.org directly from your Knowledge Tree. Mindat will reward you with more data.

EVERYTHING IN ONE PLACE!

Keep your data, images, spins movies and PDF documents together.

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Documents

PERSONALISE YOUR LABELS

Instantly generate personalised labels from your data and display your minerals with pride

DESIGN

Using the built in designer, you can place data elements, text, graphics and images to create your own labels. Format your text, colours, borders, background graphics.

DEFINE RULES

Define rules by data element to control how content is rendered to fit your design layout and taste. Create several labels and specify rules for when they must be used.

STAY CURRENT

MineralDesk will help you keep track of what labels have been printed and which ones have to be re-printed because the underlying data has changed.

TOOLS FOR EVERY JOB

Full functionality, enabling you to get the job done quickly and easily.

DATA MIGRATION

Import your data from a CSV file and map your fields to Curator data elements quickly and easily. You can also export your data as CSV.

SET YOUR STANDARDS

Set your own standard for a complete specimen entry. Curator will monitor your progress against your standard, so know what is incomplete.

IMAGE EDITING

You can crop your images and spins in Curator, leaving your original images unchanged. More image processing functions to follow.

MAPPING

Curator will plot your GPS positions using one of several map providers. Mindat.org provides GPS positions for your localities, automatically.

UNCERTAIN DATES

If you cannot recall the exact date, you can enter the year, or the year together with the month. Curator will treat uncertain dates as periods.

CURRENCY CONVERSION

Buy and sell in any currency. Curator will automatically convert foreign currency to your local currency on the day the transaction took place.

WORKS WITH MINDAT.ORG

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MINDAT INTEGRATION

Get a unique minID from Mindat for your specimen and upload it to Mindat, safe for posterity.

VALIDATE YOUR DATA

Keep your data accurate and current by validating it against Mindat.org, directly from MineralDesk Curator.

AUTO CATALOG

Enter the minID of your new mineral and Curator will automatically download it from Mindat!

AUTOMATED PHOTOGRAPHY SOLUTIONS

The perfectly integrated Photography Workflow designed for Minerals.

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ORBITVU STUDIO

ALL IN ONE COMPACT SYSTEM

OrbitVu Studio is a compact, fully integrated photography solution, perfect for high production needs. The system includes six individually adjustable integrated LED lighting panels, black and white platters, a mounting bracket for your Canon or Nikon DSLR camera and Software for your Windows or Mac machine. Set your camera, lighting and angle of rotation directly from your computer with your studio right next to you on your desk. Nothing could be simpler and more convenient.

ORBITVU TURNTABLE

COMPLIMENT YOUR EXISTING SETUP

The OrbitVu Turntable works with your existing lighting and Canon or Nikon DSLR camera. You get full control from your computer over the camera settings and angle of rotation. Setup your shot with live view on your computer and the desktop software takes care of the rest.

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OUR TEAM

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JACQUES VAN DEN BERG
Founder

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LEO PADUA
Lead Developer

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JOLYON RALPH
Technical Advisor

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KEVIN MYBURGH
Support

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GILLIAN COETZEE
Designer

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