flickery 1.8 adds powerful location aware search functionality

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[prMac.com] Vienna, Austria - Eternal Storms Software today is pleased to announce the immediate availability of a substantial update for flickery, advancing it to version 1.8. flickery is a unique desktop flickr client for Mac OS X 10.5 which combines the flickr photo-community with the ease-of-use and elegance of Mac OS X.

With flickery, the user can easily upload photos and videos to your flickr photostream (featuring photo editing capabilities like resizing, flipping, cropping, rotating and applying filters as well as video-trimming options), organize items in photosets and groups, browse your favorites and add to them, check out gorgeous photos available in "Explore" and take a look at your contacts' photos, photosets or favorites. Search the entire flickr database for a particular shot. Browse all the Groups you have joined. flickery lets you do it all.

flickery 1.8 features a new and improved info panel, allowing users to comment on items more quickly and - most importantly - while they're viewing an item, view metadata information of items, and edit their own items at any time - even when in fullscreen mode.

Maps, however, is the big one in this software update. flickery now allows the user to search for items based on location with a click on a map, or by just entering the name of a landmark. When browsing photos with GPS metadata, more items in that location can be shown, as well as their location on the Map for easy orientation.

New features in version 1.8 include:
* Google Maps for searching and showing location of items
* New and improved info panel with instant info
* EXIF information added
* "Nearby" search item to look for items nearby (Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard only)

All in all, this version of flickery includes about 30 new features, improvements and bugfixes throughout the application. For a more detailed list of changes, please refer to the release notes. For the user's convenience, there are updated screencasts available to help learn flickery's (new) functionality.

"With flickery 1.8, we wanted to give our users something really useful and fun", said Matthias Gansrigler of Eternal Storms Software. "We ourselves can't stop browsing flickr with flickery just by clicking on landmarks on the Map. It is an amazing new way to look for a particular shot."

System Requirements:
* Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Universal Binary
* For flickery to run, an internet connection is mandatory
* A flickr account is not necessary, but it is highly recommended

Pricing and Availability:
flickery has a 15-day fully functional trial available. For users that have already exceeded the 15-day trial period, this update adds seven more days to test the new version. After the trial period has passed, users can purchase the application for $19.20 (USD) or 14.90 Euro. Student prices and special rates are available. Version 1.8 comes as a free update for existing customers.
Members of MacHeist who have received flickery as a gift can purchase an upgrade at a discounted price of $9.95 or 7.50 Euro to be able to update.

Eternal Storms Software is a one-man software company located in Vienna, Austria, Europe. Their portfolio of software reaches from quality freeware/donationware software like GimmeSomeTune, HierarchicalDock and PresentYourApps to shareware applications like flickery, a desktop flickr client for Mac OS X. "For your computer, all that matters is good software."


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