Author: Zorik Galstyan
Operation System: Windows All
Size: 2.4 MB
DigitalAlbums is suite of 3 applications:
1. The Browser - Exploring the computer discs with variable size thumbnail. Index discs. Create virtual albums. Batch resize, grayscale, rotate, flip, watermark. Create movie.
2. The Viewer - View photos with real size or rotated, resized. Run slideshow.
3. The NoRedEyes - Remove Red Eye effect
Using the Browser the user can browse the computer discs for image files like in windows explorer (see supported file formats at the end of this page). Additionally it is possible to index image folders to fast access them. The user can select to hide some image folders in index, so only the folders he need to access will be shown in index folder tree. Also the user can create virtual albums and copy/paste or drag & drop photo files from disc folders there. No real copying will be done. Just linking files with virtual albums. The right pane will show image files with variable size thumbnails (from 60x45 to 360x270 pixels). Thumbnail size is easily adjustable For every thumbnail the user can open the Viewer or NoRedEyes . It is possible to add descriptions to files.
The user can select some files then
1. Batch resize - It is possible to select more than one target sizes then do resizing
2. Batch grayscale. Grayscale means creating black and white images.
3. Batch rotate/flip . rotate photos by 90,180,270 , flip horizontally or vertically.
4. Batch watermark - The user can select some picture to apply as a watermark source or(and) some text. The text itself, its size, color and color fluctuation are selectable things . Watermark position is also selectable. The watermark text will be shown in dialog at real size.
5. Create movie - The user can create movies with very smooth transition effects. The picture size and transition effect groups are selectable value. To create movies the user must at first select the transition effects to be used in movie. Transition effects can be selected in dialog where also possible to see how each transition effect will look like.
The result files of bath resize, grayscale, rotate, flip, watermark will be saved on different place, in the folder the user will choose.
The Viewer program allows the user to see the images in their real size or rotated/resized. Also it runs slideshow (either in window or full screen) with many very smooth transition effects. There are 13 groups of transition effects, each of them presents 10-20 variations. It is possible to apply some non-linearity on transition effects making them more impressive. The groups of transitions to be used in slideshow can be selected in dialog. The viewer program also provides variable sized magnifier. The magnifier size and magnifier power are selectable via menu. When the user selects magnifier power other than 1:1 the cursor starts looking as magnifier and if cursor stops the magnified image portion is displayed.
The NoRedEyes - Red Eye remover
The NoRedEyes program helps the user to remove Red Eye effects from photos. The user places the tracker on red eye, then clicks under red color gone. The module provides also basic image manipulation tools (brightness, contrast, color, gamma adjustment). Applying such effects on files the user previously grayscaled may create photos looking very old