October 29, 2009 in Software (E)
[prMac.com] Vienna, Austria - Eternal Storms Software today announced the immediate availability of a maintenance update for flickery, advancing it to version 1.6. 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. flickery 1.6 features trimming options for videos, batch-editing of items and the use of CoreLocation on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard when taking photos with an iSight camera. All-in-all, flickery 1.6 provides more than 70 new features, improvements and bug fixes.
With flickery, you 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.
New features in version 1.6 include:
* Batch-editing of own photos
* Trimming of videos
* Using CoreLocation (on Mac OS X 10.6) for photos taken within flickery
* Improved preloading of photos for a snappier interface
Furthermore, this version of flickery includes over 65 smaller improvements and bugfixes throughout the application. For a more detailed list of changes, please refer to the link to the release notes.
"flickery, after about half a year on the market, already has become a much-used client for the flickr platform" said Matthias Gansrigler of Eternal Storms Software. "With version 1.6, we want to make sure that all possibilities flickery offers work their best - over 70 improvements and bugfixes are a strong testament to that. 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. For users who have already exceeded their trial time, we have added three more days to try it out some more."
* 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 three 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 1.6 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. For the user's convenience, there are updated screencasts available to help learn flickery's functionality.
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."