Lameta is a new metadata tool to help with organising collections of files. It is mainly aimed at collections made in the course of documenting language, music, and other cultural expressions.

Lameta greatly simplifies management of collections and makes the archiving process straightforward and painless for field workers. 

Please cite Lameta as follows:

Hatton, John, Gary Holton, Mandana Seyfeddinipur, Nick Thieberger. 2021. Lameta [software]

Download lameta

The latest version can be downloaded here:

Click on the latest release and choose either the Windows or Mac version from the assets at the bottom of the page. The latest version might not be available for Mac, in this case, please check older releases for the Mac version.

How to use lameta

You can find a full guide on how to download, install, and prepare metadata in Lameta here.

For quick guidance on how to fill out the metadata fields in Lameta, check out the interactive clickable guides on the Project, People, and Sessions tabs.

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