Metadata Assistant

Metadata Assistant is a metadata removal solution that integrates with the iManage client products, DeskSite and FileSite. Access to the iManage Worklist lets customers quickly select a file for ‘cleaning’ (removal of metadata), and check in cleaned version as a new document or new version. File types supported are Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, media files (jpg, wav, avi), XML and many more.

Unique differentiators/features

Metadata Assistant provides a quick access to the Worklist for document selection. Another key component is the Outlook integration with provides the customer the ability to remove metadata from all outgoing attachments.

Licensing model:

Retail Or Enterprise

Target Market:

All Sectors – Specialization In Legal, Government, Fortune 500

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Partner information



PayneGroup is a leading provider of secure communication software including the Outlook Send Assistant, which prevents Reply to All, Bcc and other potential accidental disclosures, Redact Assistant, which is a redaction tool for Word and Excel files, and Metadata Assistant, the first metadata removal software on the market. The Workflow product division includes Forms and Numbering Assistants, which aid in the creation and formatting of documents. PayneGroup provides extensive professional services, ranging from software migration consulting, training and help desk services to project management and courseware development. PayneGroup has also authored 13 books on Microsoft Office, including our latest book, Word 2013 for Law Firms.