This is v3.0 of Flickr Schedulr, a Windows desktop application that automatically uploads pictures and videos to Flickr
based on a schedule (e.g. to post a new picture every day at a certain time). This effectively takes the hassle of uploading pictures and videos at regular intervals away, and allows you to go out and have fun shooting pictures (or drinking beer) while your photoblog is maintained for you.
Of course, you don't have
to schedule your uploads, it's also a fine stand-alone Flickr upload tool as it is. It allows you to create a queue of files to be uploaded, along with their titles, descriptions, tags, photosets and groups into which they should end up, and lots of other details. You can group them into batches that should be uploaded together. And a flexible plugin mechanism adds tons of other functionality - like automatically importing metadata, determining photosets and groups, monitoring folders for new files, and modifying pictures or videos before they are uploaded (e.g. to resize, add watermarks or borders).What's new in this release?
- Fixed issue that no plugins are available if the zip file was downloaded and extracted with the Windows built-in unzip capability.
- Fixed issue that a scheduled background upload didn't remove an empty batch, causing the application to crash on next run.
- Added support for sorting sets by user order (as defined in Flickr).
- Added support for sorting sets and groups by size.
- Added support for excluding files from monitor folders plugin.
- Fixed issue that application would crash if Windows Media Player 10 or higher is not installed.
- You can now configure a new photoset to be created for a batch when it is uploaded.
- Added support for plugins that can perform actions when certain events happen in the application.
- Many new features are now available as plugins that come with the application:
- Backing up the configuration.
- Importing metadata when new files are added to the queue.
- Deleting or moving files after they are uploaded.
- Automatically determining photosets and groups when new files are added to the queue based on the folder they're in.
- Monitoring folders for new files and optionally placing them in separate batches per folder they're in.
- Running arbitrary programs on any event.
- Modifying a picture or video before it is uploaded (adding borders, converting to black & white, cropping, resizing, adding watermarks).
- You can now sort photosets and groups by name or age.
- You can now use other map providers for setting the geographic location (Bing, Yahoo, OpenStreetMaps) as well as choosing a satellite or hybrid view.
- The expanded/collapsed state is now remembered for batches as well.
- Upgraded to new versions of the TaskScheduler library and GMap.NET mapping library.