HoudahGeo 1.2.8 - Photo Geocoding for the Mac

September 24, 2007 in Software (E)


Luxembourg - September 24, 2007 - Houdah Software has updated HoudahGeo to version 1.2.8, their one-stop geocoding application for Mac OS X. HoudahGeo allows users to link, or "pin" photos to the location where they were taken, without the need of a digital GPS camera or a GPS device. This information may then be exported to EXIF tags, as well as to Google Earth KMZ files. Such a file allows for browsing photos within Google Earth.

HoudahGeo is a pure software solution for geocoding photos with latitude, longitude and altitude information. Just like a GPS camera, HoudahGeo can store this information right within the image file, invisibly with no loss of quality. Unlike a GPS camera however, HoudahGeo allows the direct export photos directly to Google Earth.

HoudahGeo may operate in a fully automatic mode when provided a track log file from a GPS receiver. Finer control is possible by attaching photos to waypoints created using a GPS device. When no GPS device is available, manual geocoding is possible through integration with the Google Maps service.

New Features, Enhancements and Fixes:

New feature: It is now possible to copy coordinates from one image to another.
Enhancement: The map window now loads significantly faster.
Enhancement: The map window now remembers settings from previous use.
Enhancement: Image previews are now faster to load.
Enhancement: The automatic geocoding alogorithm has been improved and allows for command line fine tuning.

System Requirements:
* Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later
* Universal Binary for PowerPC & Intel
* Digital Camera and optionally a GPS device
* 22.3 MB Hard Drive space.

Pricing and Availability:
HoudahGeo 1.2.8 may be purchased for $29.95 USD for single user license. A full-featured demo version is available for download from our web site.

Houdah Software s.a r.l is a small company based in Luxembourg Europe. The company was founded in late 2005 by Pierre Bernard. Apple, Macintosh, Mac, Spotlight, WebObjects and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Computer. Google Earth and Google Maps are trademarks of Google Inc. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.


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