Expand the abilities of Apple's excellent photo library manager: share your iPhoto libraries over the World Wide Web!
iPhotoWebShare works with your current iPhoto library, so you don't need to transfer your pictures to a new location -- your pictures continue to be maintained by iPhoto.
This means you don't have to learn how to use another photo application or have to periodically copy pictures to a different location. iPhotoWebShare works with iPhoto version 4 and version 5 libraries.
iPhotoWebShare does not modify any iPhoto database files or picture files, so your data is completely safe. It notices when iPhoto updates its library, and shows the changes the next time the web page is accessed.
iPhotoWebShare allows you to share your iPhoto libraries with everyone. Although iPhoto allows you to share your library, it not only requires the server to be running iPhoto, but the client as well.
Since iPhoto isn't thrifty in its memory usage, both systems tend to get bogged down. iPhotoWebShare runs as a small, background task, so you don't have to run iPhoto to share -- you don't even have to be logged in!
With iPhotoWebShare, your photos are accessible through web browsers, so family and friends can view them using Safari, Mozilla, or Internet Explorer on Macs, PCs, or Unix boxes!
iPhotoWebShare uses Rendezvous to advertise its service, so Mac users will automatically see your library shared in Safari's Rendezvous menu.
If you have a static IP address or a dynamic domain, you can even share your photos across the Internet!
Here are some key features of "iPhotoWebShare":
· Themes are supported
· iPhoto 4 or later
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· The biggest requested feature was support for themes. Well, you got what you asked for! iPhotoWebShare is themeable and includes two different layouts each with several color schemes. Third parties can even write their own layouts (more on this in the weeks to come...)
· The Preference Pane has controls to specify the quality of thumbnails and images.
· Better synchronization between the Preference Pane and the server. Changes made in the Preference Pane are almost immediately reflected in the content that is served over the Web.
· We can now add libraries from iPhoto '08 and '09. Starting with iPhoto '08, photo libraries are now stored in "packages", whereas they were stored in folders. Previous versions of iPhotoWebShare couldn't select packages, but now it can.