February 28, 2011 in Multimedia (E)
[prMac.com] Puchheim, Germany - Boinx Software today announces the availability of PhotoPresenter 4.1, the company's award-winning template-based photo viewer, at the Mac App Store. Riding along the current of social media trends, PhotoPresenter 4.1 integrates with Facebook for complete access to photo albums, as well as Facebook friends' shared albums. Facebook albums instantly appear in the PhotoPresenter interface for easy access and quick compilation of photo slideshows. Once your slideshows are complete, a brand new export to iPad feature allows you to share your finished work with friends and family on a sleek presentation platform.
PhotoPresenter also integrates with all iApps on the Mac platform, including iTunes(R), iDVD(R), iWeb(TM), iPhoto(R), Photo Booth(R) and Aperture(R). Flickr users are also able to access photos from their own photo stream as well as friends' shared images. You can also add movies and music to spice up any presentation.
"PhotoPresenter 4.1's new Facebook integration connects the app with the world of social media and the ultimate platform for image-sharing," said Oliver Breidenbach, CEO, Boinx Software. "Social media is truly the wave of the future, and it's an important step for us to link our apps with this enormous trend and community. PhotoPresenter 4.1 is a really cool way to have even more fun with the photos you share with your friends, family and colleagues on Facebook. But beware: they'll become even more memorable!"
* PhotoPresenter includes more than three-dozen high-quality themes that let you quickly create animated slideshows with amazing effects. Each theme has its own settings to configure to specific needs
* PhotoPresenter allows users to share slideshow masterpieces as standalone players, so every Mac user can enjoy the show at the highest possible quality without having to install PhotoPresenter
* Users can add custom watermarks to work to show where it came from. Professional photographers can also display their copyright notice or their logo and web address
* PhotoPresenter has smart album awareness, recognizing changes in Flickr and Facebook Groups and Settings, as well as in iPhoto's or Aperture's Smart Albums. This is the fastest way to keep a slideshow up-to-date automatically
PhotoPresenter is the perfect tool for anyone working with digital images, from kids to professionals, who want to quickly pull together eye-catching slideshows of their work, without time-consuming adjustments and unnecessary steps. Users can choose from over 30 unique, high-quality animated themes to present images and movies instantly. PhotoPresenter supports many media libraries, among them iPhoto and Aperture and can access photos stored online on Flickr and Facebook. Presentations can be played instantly or shared via movie export to DVD, web, iPhone, iPod, iPad and more. PhotoPresenter 4 recognizes changes in Flickr Groups and Sets as well as in iPhoto's or Aperture's Smart Albums. New photos are integrated into the presentation instantly. This is the fastest way to keep a portfolio or your client's projects up-to-date automatically. To optimize your workflow, PhotoPresenter can be extended easily with Automator Actions and AppleScript scripts.
PhotoPresenter 4.1 requires Mac OS X 10.5.8 Leopard or later and a supported Core Image graphics card. Advanced effects may require a more capable graphic card.
Pricing and Availability:
PhotoPresenter 4.1 is available immediately for download at the Mac App Store and via the Boinx Software website for $9.99 (USD). For existing PhotoPresenter 4 users, the upgrade is free of charge and can be downloaded via the link provided.
Boinx Software Ltd. is located in Puchheim, near Munich, Germany. Boinx Software develops award-winning software for the creative Mac user in animation, movie production and photography. Boinx iStopMotion is the leading solution for stop motion animation and time lapse capture, and won the O'Reilly Mac OS X Innovators Award in 2003. Boinx FotoMagico, winner of two Apple Design Awards-"Best Mac OS X Leopard Graphics and Media Application Runner-up 2008," and "Best Mac OS X User Experience Runner-up 2006," is a presentation tool for professional photographers. Boinx PhotoPresenter, winner of the Apple Design Award 2005 "Best Mac OS X Student Product," is a quick presentation tool with a variety of pre-built templates. Boinx Mousepose is the indispensable mouse pointer highlighting tool for everyone doing presentations, training or demos. Boinx FxTiles is collection of 3D filters and transitions designed for Adobe After Effects CS3 / CS4, Apple Final Cut Studio and Apple Final Cut Express.