Fall in love with Flickr - again

by Fred Showker

 Eternal Storms releases flickery 1.9.2 - A unique flickr client for Mac Do you use Flickr? Would you like the experience to be easier? 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.

With flickery, the user 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 their favorites and add to them, check out gorgeous photos available in "Explore" and take a look at their contacts' photos, photosets or favorites. Search the entire flickr database for a particular shot. Browse all the Groups you have joined or Galleries you have created. flickery lets you do it all.

flickery perfectly integrates into Mac OS X with plugins for both iPhoto and Aperture, which allow for exporting items from these applications to flickery for processing them for upload to flickr.

flickery 1.9.2 automatically converts RAW files to JPEGs and allows for converting videos so they can be uploaded to flickr.

New features in version 1.9.2 include:

  • Automatic conversion of RAW files
  • Conversion of videos
  • Better feedback on unsupported files or files that are too large in filesize

All in all, this version of flickery includes about 30 new features, improvements and bug fixes throughout the application. For a more detailed list of changes, please refer to the release notes online.

Matthias Gansrigler, CEO of Eternal Storms Software says

Quoting  begins We're very proud of what flickery has become. It's been rated "Excellent" and Editor's Choice by Mac|Life magazine and nominated as Mac OS X 2010 Ars Design Awards Best New Mac OS X Application! With great new features like automatic conversion of RAW images or the conversion of various video formats it has become so much easier to share items on flickr using flicker. Quoting  ends

System requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Universal Binary
  • For flickery to run, an internet connection is mandatory
  • A flickr account is not necessary, but is recommended

Pricing and Availability -- flickery has a 15-day fully functional trial available. After the trial period has expired, users can purchase the application for $13.45 or Euro11.15 (until January 3rd, after that date, prices will raise back to $17.95 or Euro14.90). Student prices and special rates are available. Version 1.9.2 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 $8.95 or Euro 7.50 to be able to update. For the media's convenience, there are screencasts available to help learn flickery's functionality.

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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."

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