Grants you full control of the look of the generated digital photo album, not just color theme and basic layout.
JAlbum makes web albums of your digital images and aims to be the easiest to use and most powerful tool in this category - and free!With JAlbum you have full control of the look of the generated album, not just color theme and basic layout, still making an album is just a matter of drag and drop + a button click if you prefer to use one of the many existing looks. JAlbum will create index pages, slide show pages and process your images and even upload the final album to the Internet so your friends can check it out. Here are some key features of "JAlbum":
Easy to use User Interface:
· Explorer-like user interface. The order of the buttons left side reflect the workflow. You can easily manage your images, rotate, comment and arrange as you want.
· Jalbum most likely speaks your language - it comes with 32!
Skins - endless customization:
· Skins define the gallery look and functionality. Jalbum has 13 skins built-in with another 120 skins available for download. Add images with drag & drop
· Adding your images to Jalbum is simple: just drag and drop!
· Use the Comments button to add comments (which may even contain HTML formatting).
IPTC and EXIF support:
· Most Jalbum skins support IPTC and EXIF data to display in your web album. Look for special features, like integration with Google Maps & Earth.
· Apply filters to your images, like Tint filter, Border, Grayscale, Watermark, Fixed shape, Logotype, Text, Blur, Sharpen, Zoom
· Jalbum supports various types of files*, not just JPG images, and many skins also support movies and audio. * (avi mpg mpeg mpe mp4 mov wmv asf asx wvx 3gp divx xvid qt mp3 wma ram rm swf flv tiff psd zip arj sit rar xml pdf doc xls ppt mdb djvu djv odt ods odp odg odb)
· When you are happy with the choice of skin, comments and other settings, simply hit the Make album button. Jalbum builds your album and prepares it for the web. Check the result with the Preview button.
Share straight from your computer:
· If you don't want to publish your album to the web, Jalbum has a built-in web server. Simply use the Sharing tool, which will make your album visible to others straight from your PC without the need to upload.
Publish to the web:
· Publishing your album to the web is easy; use your free Jalbum hosting account or any other provider. Your personal page: yourname.myjalbum.net
· With Jalbum's free hosting you get a unique url: yourname.myjalbum.net. Jalbum will create your account and upload your albums to your new web album page.
Upload the album:
· At the click of a button, Jalbum will upload your albums! The Smart upload option will only upload changed files.
Tell Jalbum community:
· If you would like to add your album to the jalbum.net community site, click the Tell the Jalbum community button. Your album will be added to your Albums page. If you want to notify your friends, click the Email your friends button.
Manage your albums:
· You can manage your albums - add new, delete, password protect - straight from Jalbum.
Your uploaded album:
· Voila... Your album is up and running.
Create your own skin:
· If you still haven't found what you were looking for, develop your own skin! Jalbum skins use a simple method to describe gallery templates, and you can also use BeanShell scripting or Java to create more sophisticated features.
· Java Runtime Environment
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
News and Updates:
· New extension support. Extend jAlbum's functionality as easily as you install skins by double clicking .jaext files
· Major updates to album engine. Now up to 40% faster page processing and updated API for skin developers
· Config files now centrally located in one config folder
· Logo filter now accepts different transparancy levels and rotation angels. New attributes are angle and strengthPercent
· Excluded images can now also be used as folder thumbnails
· Windows version now installs on both 32 and 64 bit Windows
· jAlbum now has a better looking Windows 7 task bar icon.
· External tools can now be installed next to installed skins (in a "tools" folder") and thereby survive jAlbum updates
· Splash screen now has a debug feature to trace cause of startup-hangs. Alt-click the splash screen to trigger a full thread dump.
· Updated Plugin API. jAlbum extensions can now install themselves in the Import menu too.
· Missing album project no longer generate error lines to the co...