Canto History

With more than 25 years experience in digital asset management industry.

Cumulus 9 Canto's Leading Digital Asset Management (DAM) Software

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CANTO INTEGRATION PLATFORM
Thomas Schleu with 2011 DAMMY of the Year

May 2011

Cumulus 8.5 was released. Support was added for multilingual metadata, sometimes referred to as “World Metadata.” Cumulus Sites was updated to support metadata editing and file uploads.

June 2009

cumulus 8Cumulus 8 was released. Included new indexation technologies and taking advantage of multicore/multiprocessors systems, and able to manage a wider variety of file formats.

2006

Cumulus 7 to support Intel Macs was introduced in the Summer of 2006.

2003

cumulus 6Cumulus 6 introduced Embedded Java Plugin (EJaP) which allowed system integrators to build custom Java plug-ins to extend the functionality of the Cumulus client.

1993

A partnership with Apple resulted and shortly after the Canto San Francisco office opened.

1993

Cumulus 2.5 was available in five different languages and received the 1993 MacUser magazine Eddy award for “Best Publishing & Graphics Utility.”
BEST PUBLISHING & GRAPHICS UTILITY
AWARDED BY APPLE COMPUTER
MOST INNOVATIVE PRODUCT OF 1992

1992

Cumulus was first released in 1992 and was awarded “Most Innovative Product of 1992” by Apple Computer. Cumulus introduced search capabilities beyond those available in the Macintosh at the time, particularly relating to thumbnails.