The VeriPic Digital Photo Lab, version 5.2 is a secure storage and retrieval system for digital evidence. Data is centrally managed with access controlled by user security level and group membership. Data is accessed by client computers from either the desktop or the web browser. Secures any file type and examines photos taken on a digital camera verifying photo authenticity from time of capture. Enhance photos, nondestructively, maintaining photo authenticity. Files can be quickly found by searching upon case number or any words that were typed into the titles or notes. Audit trails track any access to the files. VeriPic has high-speed viewing of full sized images. It has high-speed viewing of thumbnails. It has enhanced data security through hashing patent 7,480,796. VeriPic manages any digital file type. It uses an independent unalterable time source to verify audit trail. Detectives, investigators, crime scene photographers, patrol officers, latent print examiners and evidence technicians utilize this system.