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  1. Making OpenPhoto more populair

    I really like OpenPhoto and think more people should care about how and where they store there (photo) data.

    I'm still missing some stuff in OpenPhoto that could help to make it easier to use for more average computer / Smartphone users.

    - Tags are the new albums, but please try to convince my gf about that, or just give her albums. With a great album feature OP could be an alternative for pictures on FB too.
    - Support more places where new users can store the data without friction (iCloud, Gdrive, Skydrive)
    - Making moving the data from one…

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    • Link to other Openphoto accounts

      It would be cool to be able to "friend" other users using OpenPhoto. Even if they were hosting their own service, there should be a way to link to them via a "friend" list. This list could be public or not, and show their recent photos, maybe on different tab or page.

      If two users were "friends", and if they were logged in to their own accounts, they could comment on each other's photos without having to register.

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      • Rewrite the overview page...

        This isn't a feature request as such but I suspect it's going to annoy a lot of people like me if you don't fix it. As I understand it from your Twitter support account, Openphoto can't actually do Step 2 on this page: http://theopenphotoproject.org/overview. This is a massive selling point of the service for a semi-technical user like me: I can't see myself moving from Picasa, Facebook or Flickr without it, even though the other aspects of the service are very appealing.

        Perhaps I'm looking at Openphoto too early & it's not yet ready for mass market users like…

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        • Libreate my photos more :)

          I like the idea of liberation of photos but I still think that the OpenPhoto implementation might do more in this matter. So it's very nice that you allow to use S3, DropBox etc as a storage for my photos... but meta data (keywords, comments, title, etc) of these photos is stored somewhere else and if using openphoto.me someone else (you) still has full control of it... So I'm thinking... how about embedding this valuable (as you said in the video) data into images itself? This way the only thing I have to worry about are my files with photos…

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          • Does title editing affects the file?

            If I upload a picture that I just shot the file name will be something like DSC_6789. When editing the title in OpenPhoto, will this affect the local version of the file, as I hope?

            Thanks

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            • command-line shell like interface for batch processing, etc.

              It would be great to have a unix shell -like CLI interface for listing / querying and processing (batch) photos

              When you have lots of them, using a CLI interface is far superior to a Web one, IMHO.

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              • Import photos from kphotoalbum

                Kphotoalbum is a neat photo management application in the KDE desktop.

                It would be cool to be able to import photos tagged in kphotoalbum into openphoto.

                Maybe reusing kphotoalbum-grep : https://github.com/eichin/thok-kphotoalbum-grep

                4 votes
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                • Re-do layout of "Manage" interface with status messages & tips at the bottom

                  The "Manage" interface is very cumbersome, especially the way that after editing each photo another status message is displayed at the top, pushing the eighteen photo thumbnails further and further down the screen. Using it you can't concentrate on managing photos, you're forever having to scroll them back up and close off message boxes.

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                  • Storage on multiple servers

                    I would like to storage my photos in more than one server (Dropbox, amazon, googleDrive/picassa, skydrive, etc), to take advantage of their free space (2 to 16 gb for dropbox, 5gb for google, 7 or 25gb for skydrive).
                    I know than this can be greedy and complicated to organize through a simple interface, but i see Openphoto like the opportunity to centralize all (or some of) this services.

                    39 votes
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                    • On ihpone App, the upload button doesn't do anything. tested on both official and personnal servers.

                      On ihpone App, the upload button doesn't do anything.
                      Is there a minimal ios needed, or did I do something wrong ?
                      I tested on both official and personnal servers.

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                      • Comment Notification

                        Send an email notification to photo owner when someone leaves a comment.

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                        • Select All

                          Matai, how about adding a select all photos so that it's easier to makes changes (like tags) to bulks of pictures, rather than selecting one by one.

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                          • how do i delete my account

                            how do i delete my account, i cant seem to get onto any setting or anything after signing in, wen i go to openphoto.me/manage it says page restricted even after i have signed in.

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                            • Passworded Access Privileges

                              While groups allow sharing to specific people via their e-mail address, that means manually typing in e-mail addresses per group.

                              Instead have albums (already saw the post about file hierarchy) and optional passwords to go with them. Now you can put a password on the album then give said password to whomever to contribute or view.

                              An issue with this is remembering all of those passwords which can create bad habits and ruins the social media experience. Thoughts?

                              4 votes
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                              • Edit images with Pixlr

                                Picnik (no more, unfortunately), made a great built-in editor for Picasa and Flickr. Pixlr is, in my opinion, the best of the free online photo editors, with great plugins for Firefox and Chrome.
                                What about a Pixlr plugin for OpenPhoto, so you can open an image and re-save the edited version back to OpenPhoto?

                                6 votes
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                                • Showcase Featured Photo

                                  How about the ability to automatically showcase a popular photo on the front page determined by the overall view count? Photo view count configured to accept yesterday's view count, last three days or week. Thoughts?

                                  17 votes
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                                  • Switching Dropbox Accounts

                                    Is there any way to switch Dropbox accounts? I signed up with one and would prefer to move to a different Dropbox account.

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                                    • Login Authentication Via Google+, Twitter, etc.

                                      I'm unable to find this in the documentation so I am suggesting additional login choices (google+, twitter, linkedin, yahoo, etc.) for visitors.

                                      279 votes
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                                      • Pair Local Filesystem With Amazon S3

                                        Another option for File System is to sync local filesystem with Amazon S3 for self hosted installs.

                                        Currently the only options are:
                                        Amazon S3
                                        Amazon S3 + Dropbox
                                        Local filesystem
                                        Local filesystem + Dropbox

                                        187 votes
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                                        • S3 Compatible service

                                          Be able to select server for S3 API compatible service.(connectria.com)

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