I would like to share the experiences I made that lead me to XnViewMP.
You will have guessed ... it's because of labelling (any kind) of files.
I stumbled upon this comparison
https://turbofuture.com/computers/Whats ... s-A-Review
Seems like a long list, but I have my ruling-outs:
No Win10 apps (I will never change to that ... "os".)
No software that has the "subscription model"
(don't know if that is the right translation, for that rudiculous thing).
I mean to pay every year to keep it running).
No software that is connected too much on a special operation system.
No software that changes the orig data in any way.
Beside the standard requirements for a labeling software
it should do label (multi-) inheritance.
Would you believe ... the list shrinks to ...
well ... after testing the few ...
Elyse and now ... last of all XnView.
Last, because I couldn't image that an image management tool
could do better than the specialized products.
But ... as far as I do now ... it does!
OK, I wanted to share my experience, maybe it's of use for anyone.