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Product Name: Content Gatherer
Product ID: 16287
Published Artist(s): Dimension3D
Created By: N/A
Release Date: 2013-06-02

Product Information

  • Required Products: None

Content Gatherer is a stand-alone tool for Windows and Mac OS X used to analyze content files for DAZ Studio 4 (and up) and for Poser 7 (and up). It determines all dependent files used or required by a content or scene file and locates them on the file system.

Whether you want to pack content files for distribution or for backup, or whether you want to know which content and files are used by a particular scene or content file, Content Gatherer will analyze the files for you to find all dependent files.

Content Gatherer locates references to external files like geometries and 3D model texture images in the content / Runtime folders of your installed Poser and DAZ Studio applications. This is also useful to detect if a file is missing or if there are different versions of the same file in different content folders - maybe even with different extensions. It also determines files that are associated to the content indirectly, such as thumbnails or the morphs for geometries in DSON format.

Finally, Content Gatherer will list all or selected files as a list with the actual files on your file system to pack them into a ZIP archive or to create a text list for the files.

Product Notes

Installation Packages

Below is a list of the installation package types provided by this product. The name of each package contains a Package Qualifier, which is used as a key to indicate something about the contents of that package.

  • 2 Core

[ ] = Optional, depending on target application(s)

Not all installation packages provide files that are displayed to the user within the interface of an application. The packages listed below, do. The application(s), and the location(s) within each application, are shown below.

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Resolved Issues

  • 2016-02-02 - 1.04 fix an issue with reading DS configuration on Mac to access the list of content folders. It also changes “Poser Pro 2016” to “Poser 11 Pro” when naming the Runtimes for Poser versions.
  • 2015-02-25 - 1.03 Fixed inability to load files without a space between a number and the following closing bracket.
  • 2014-03-14 - 1.02 - added dhdm as recognized file extension
  • 2013-07-11 - 1.01 -
    • DUF files with quotations marks in strings were not read (e.g. files with Reality data)
    • Poser 10 / Pro 2014 Runtimes were not found on Mac

Known Issues

  • None


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