IrfanView is a compact yet good-to-use photo editor cum viewer that provides a wide range of tools and options to organize and enhance your images. It allows creating thumbnails and slideshows, editing metadata, searching images and much more. Moreover, you can add effects and finishing touches to your photos with just a few clicks.
FastStone Image Viewer
FastStone is an image browser, editor and converter available as a 3-in-1 package. It brings in various image management features like sorting images into albums (using folders), metadata editing, image comparison, etc. The app also offers numerous editing features like transformation functions, color effects, special effects, text & shapes, etc.
JetPhoto Studio is a feature-rich photo studio software. The dual-platform tool manages your photos in albums (and not in traditional way of folders) and even lets you publish the photos online on Flickr. The app also allows managing and editing videos apart from its image management and editing capabilities like transformation tools, metadata editing, etc.
Adobe Bridge CC
Adobe Bridge CC is multi-lingual asset management software that allows managing digital assets ready for easy access. This tool allows previewing PSDs even without Photoshop. It lets you make metadata and thumbnails, import photos from mobiles or cameras, adjust color settings, process photos, search, filter & sort images and lot more things.
Zoner Photo Studio
Zoner Photo Studio is a photo-manager-cum-editor built for organizing your photos. It handles the overall flow from importing photos from the camera, all the way to publishing. The tool brings various management features like star rating, labeling and tagging (location tags), etc and multiple editing features including image transformation tools, export utility, etc.
Daminion is a digital assets management solution for storing images, videos and documents structurally. Though it doesn’t offer “smart albums” or such, but it allows organizing files in folders and cataloging them using multi-level tags, properties and more. The software also offers metadata editing, and importing of files from various other sources/managers, etc.