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We fondly raise a glass to the doodlers, napkin drawers, outsiders, dreamers, those outside the lines and spreadsheet haters. Because we see you. We know you and we are you. You are not nuts and neither are we. You’re forging a bold independent path forward. Your individuality is your zone of excellence. You’re changing the world and so are we. Starchive is your light saber. The tool that transforms you from Smurf to Jedi. — Peter, Co-founder

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Dear beginner, technology frightened soul, wayward one afraid you’ll screw it up Ok look it. I am you. I know you. I get you. Everytime I get a new app I stare at  it and wonder why I’m so dumb that I can’t figure it out. It’s like there’s an “ON” button that everyone...

Calling all creatives!

You’re an artist and your gigs have been canceled. You’re a manager scrambling to support your artists during this unprecedented time. You’re a content creator stuck at home staring at your stacks of hard drives and thinking about what to do next. What can you be doing to set yourself up for success right now?

How long will it take to upload my media to the cloud?

If you’re looking to move your media into the cloud, you might be wondering how long you’re going to have to babysit your upload. Three minutes? Three hours? Three years? To help you get a sense of how long it will take, here are five things you need to know about upload.

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Calling all creatives!

Calling all creatives!

You’re an artist and your gigs have been canceled. You’re a manager scrambling to support your artists during this unprecedented time. You’re a content creator stuck at home staring at your stacks of hard drives and thinking about what to do next. What can you be doing to set yourself up for success right now?

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How long will it take to upload my media to the cloud?

How long will it take to upload my media to the cloud?

If you’re looking to move your media into the cloud, you might be wondering how long you’re going to have to babysit your upload. Three minutes? Three hours? Three years? To help you get a sense of how long it will take, here are five things you need to know about upload.

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Anatomy of an Upload

Anatomy of an Upload

Why does it take so long to upload to the cloud? Upload is more than just sending information from one place to another, and there are numerous factors that play into upload time. Here’s a handy overview of what goes into an upload to help you estimate how long it might take to move your media into the cloud.

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Megan Knutson, Starchive VP, Mom, Music Manager

Megan Knutson, Starchive VP, Mom, Music Manager

A task that normally would have required a trip to the file-cabinet-of-doom and an attempt at remembering how I filed records — at least 30 minutes of wasted time — took me 3 minutes with Starchive. Saving time? Easy to use solutions? Yes, please. #starchiveforallmoms

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Starchive Meetup at AMIA Conference

Starchive Meetup at AMIA Conference

Starchive is heading to Portland, Oregon this week for the AMIA annual conference. Stop by our table to learn why some of the world’s most valuable film collections — like the Sherman Grinberg Film Library — trust us with their media (and, enter to win a sweet set of bluetooth headphones).

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