August 27, 2009 in Software (E)
[prMac.com] Vienna, Austria - Eternal Storms Software today announced the immediate availability of flickery 1.5, a unique desktop flickr client for Mac OS X Leopard. flickery combines the flickr photo-community with the ease-of-use and elegance of Mac OS X. Easily upload photos and videos to flickr, organize them in photosets and groups, browse Favorites and Contacts and much more. Version 1.5 features video download and playback better tag management, is compatible to Mac OS 10.6 Snow Leopard and has all-in-all over 40 improvements and bug fixes.
With flickery, you can easily upload photos and videos to your flickr photostream (featuring photo editing capabilities like resizing, cropping, rotating or applying filters, so you won't have to switch to another application for preparing your photos for upload as well as the ability to take screenshots of your desktop or snapshots), organize items in photosets and groups, browse your favorites and add to them, check out the gorgeous videos and photos available in "Explore" and take a look at your contacts' photos, photosets or favorites. Search the entire flickr database for a particular shot or video. Browse all the Groups you have joined. flickery lets you do it all.
New features in version 1.5 include:
* Playback, upload and download of videos
* Snow Leopard compatibility
* Much improved tag management
* Improved loading speeds
* Higher quality of photos even in window mode
* Better caching for less stress on bandwidth
All in all, this version of flickery includes over 40 features, bugfixes and smaller improvements throughout the application. For a more detailed list of changes, please refer to the release notes.
"After about 5 months on the market, flickery has already become a much-used client for the flickr platform" said Matthias Gansrigler of Eternal Storms Software. "To be able to watch videos uploaded to flickr within flickery in a non-obtrusive, easy to use interface is something we've wanted to do all along. Finally, we're able to deliver - and it's awesome!"
"We're very proud of what flickery has already become in this short amount of time and want everyone who owns a Mac and uses flickr to give flickery a try. So with version 1.5 - as we did with 1.1.1 - we're adding 7 days to the trial period for everyone who already has exceeded the normal 15-day trial."
Since software is an ongoing process of improvement and change, we at Eternal Storms Software are looking forward to lots of feedback and requests for our products from our valued customers - you can always reach us. For the user's convenience, there are screencasts available to help learn flickery's functionality. Screencasts demonstrating new functionality will be available soon.
* Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Universal Binary, compatible to Mac OS X 10.6
* At least 10 MB of hard disk space
* For flickery to run, an internet connection is mandatory
* A flickr account is not necessary, but 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 7 more days to test the new version. After the trial period has passed, users can purchase the application for $19.20 or 14.90 Euro. It 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 (USD) 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."