locr DropBox 1.0 for Mac OS X optimizes upload of georeferenced photos

June 24, 2009 in Image Editing (E)

[prMac.com] Braunschweig, Germany - locr is continuously offering new geotagging software solutions for Apple Macintosh, Windows PCs, and mobile phones. The new locr "DropBox 1.0" for Mac OS X allows users to upload photos directly from the desktop to the locr website, using drag & drop. Within the locr community people from all over the world share their travel experiences. Photo locations are displayed on digital maps and information about motif and surroundings are provided.

The small, innovative application particularly simplifies uploading several photos. After starting the program simply drag your photos into the DropBox window. The high-performance upload starts immediately, and transfers multiple files in parallel. All locr settings such as keywords, descriptions, image size, password or privacy status will be transferred automatically.

The locr Dropbox allows the upload of various formats such as TIFF, various RAW, PSD, PNG. The integrated converter automatically converts all files to locr appropriated JPEGs. All meta data like previously added geotags will be transferred directly to locr along with the photos.

After the successful upload all photo URLs are displayed. Double-clicking on any URL opens the locr website showing the selected photo. Additionaly, that URL is stored in the Finder and Spotlight comment for the original file for further reference.

System requirements:
* Mac OS X 10.4 or 10.5

The free locr "DropBox 1.0" for Mac was developed by Norbert M. Doerner, the author of the popular digital asset manager CDFinder, and can be downloaded from the locr website.

locr was founded in September 2006 in Brunswick, Germany. The founding team has many years of entrepreneurship experience in the fields of internet, software and multimedia. The main investor is the High-Tech Gruenderfonds, a joint venture of public and private investors (e.g. Siemens, Telekom, BASF). Due to strong partnerships locr has become Europe's leading internet platform for geophotography and provider of geo-related print products.


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