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  1. Multi-language support

    I hope you started the coding with multi-language support in mind.
    I love the project and hope to be able to persuade my friends and family to use openphoto. Most of my friends and family do not speak english that good and can not be won for the idea of openphoto in english.

    I would be happy to translate the complete application into German. If the planning permits it feel free to contact me if you plan to translate the guides and website into German.

    34 votes
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    • Option to set a default license

      I should be allowed to set the default license so that I won't have to change the license every time I upload a photo. This would of course not remove the license selector when uploading, so that I could still change it for each upload individually if I want.

      12 votes
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      • Link to the Creative Commons license

        When you have a CC licensed photo, the name of the license is stated in the side bar. This name should be a link to the CC deed.

        28 votes
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        • Setting to choose who can comment. Including "anyone" (like on a blog)

          When I set up a blog on my own server or Blogspot or Wordpress.com I can always decide who can add comments: Only those with an account, anyone with an OpenID, or just anyone (with text boxes for name, e-mail, URL).

          Why shouldn't it be the same for a photo sharing service? I have no idea why not. Yet none of the social photo services I've come across before have these options. They all demand commenters have an account. This is is not very social.

          I wish OpenPhoto would let us choose, just like on a blog.

          14 votes
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          • Photo rating system

            I would like to have a rating system for photos. Perhaps the standard 5 star thing we see in iPhoto and Aperture, but I am open to other ideas.

            Perhaps this could be a plugin rather than a core feature.

            Now for my use case:
            1) I want to first upload all photos from my camera to OpenPhoto, set to private
            2) During "spare time", I want to be able to view an unrated photo
            3) I want to be able to rate the photo in a single click or keystroke
            4) I want to then be able to move…

            45 votes
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            • Wordpress-Like 3-Second Installation on shared hosting

              All the installation instructions for openphoto i've seen so far heavily depended on unix / Command-Line savvy users.
              Lets assume 1.) you are not one of those and 2.) you have a shared hosting account, where you would like to setup openphoto.

              A simple package containing a php-based installer which you could upload to your ftp space and install es simple as open yourdomain.com/openphoto/install.php would be perfect.

              Simply as wordpress does it with the 1-2-3 installer.

              247 votes
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              • Installation instructions for OpenPhoto on CentOS

                Hi - is it possible to get installation instructions for installing OpenPhoto on CentOS please?

                2 votes
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                • A better social experience

                  Would be good to have a better social experience:
                  - share to Facebook, Twitter, Email and so one
                  - separate comments from favorites
                  + favorites could be shown with a "heart" and no comments is necessary. Show how many favorites this picture has.
                  - follow via email. If I set a picture as favorite or I comment, I should be able to set (via checkbox) If I want notification or not.

                  - in the case of hosted server, I wanna follow a number of people and see like a dashboard their pictures.

                  40 votes
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                  • File system sync (scan), no import!

                    Perhaps I'm just old-fashioned, but I love the simplicity of the file system as storage backend for my pictures.
                    I store them on a NAS and I run Picasa and Photoshop.
                    I'd like openphoto to act as a frontend and my existing set of folders and pictures. It can automatically scan the file system and create thumbnails and keep in sync with FS changes.
                    I do not like the idea of having to import (and duplicate!) my pictures.
                    Thanks

                    362 votes
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                    • Lightroom Plugin to export photos to OpenPhoto

                      Similar to the request to export from iPhoto and Aperture, it would be great if I could export from Adobe Lightroom.

                      180 votes
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                      • Is there any kind of folder hierarchy? And what about upload rights?

                        This seems very rudimentary so far. I want to power three separate websites with this, and I need a multi-level folder hierarchy and/or some way to create albums. Tags are not enough.
                        I also want to have different people be able to manage folders for different sub-projects. Will there be a rights structure for this?

                        3 votes
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                        • Batch editing of photo meta data (tags, privacy, title, etc)

                          Allow to batch edit photos, so that users can re-tag multiple photos at the same time, or change the public/private settings on multiple photos at once.

                          55 votes
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                          • Arrange and group photos chronologically

                            Arrange the frontend chronologically based on the time the photo was taken, rather than when it was uploaded. Make it an alternative UI to the current one, so that users can choose one or the other.

                            This is the one aspect I absolutely love about snapjoy.com I wish you guys would implement.

                            31 votes
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                            • Fetch from Facebook, YFrog, etc

                              Fetch legacy content from social media sites.

                              10 votes
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                              • Synchronisation with Google Picasa or Picasaweb

                                To allow migration from Google's service.

                                103 votes
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                                • Ability to create a hierarchical taxonomy of tags

                                  If you have thousands of images currently with a folder structure it would be excellent to be able to sort images into a hierarchical structure on the basis of tags.
                                  This hierarchical structure could even be derived from folders to automatically tag bulk uploaded images.

                                  11 votes
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                                  • Import from Gallery2

                                    I have thousands of images already indexed and in a Gallery2 database, there are many users of Gallery2 which could migrate to OpenPhoto.

                                    37 votes
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                                    • Upload video

                                      Add video support to the application; via desktop or mobile.

                                      165 votes
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                                      • 137 votes
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                                        • 313 votes
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