I've been using Postimage for a while now, and so while i would heartily recommend them... I wanted to see if their windows APP was any faster ......and it was but its still in beta and there were no instructions with it ...so once i worked it out i thought id let you all in on it....lol
so cup of tea at the ready...here we go
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First of all if you haven't already got an account with postimage go and register now
its free :)
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Next go to the app page you can find the link at the top of any page on the Postimage site
You will see two download links click on SETUP.EXE and once its downloaded click on the exe file and follow the instructions ..I'ts no different from any other exe file and it does not carry any unwanted software (like adobe and its surprise macafee )
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Once its all installed you wont see anything blatantly obvious....but open a folder that contains an image left click and hover over the " Send To "
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We need to Sync our account with our computer so you need to go to the main installation folder for the app... (if you cant remember where it went just do a search...i had to lol )
open the folder there two shortcuts in there double click on the shortcut...(not the Internet shortcut)
then click on ...Settings....
you will get a generated key
copy and paste this key into your settings box and click OK
so far so good time for more tea
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Postimage will create a gallery with the same name as the folder you uploaded from so this parts up to you ... if you want to create a separate folder for each lot of tags so its easy to just delete the gallery from postimage when they are all picked up do so ...I'm lazy i just dump them in any folder all over my tag's section and have 20 mixed gallery's lol
so save some pics and go to the folder they are saved in
select all the pics you want to upload and right click
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after a short while (the images are uploading) a small box appears
If you have only uploaded one image go ahead and copy the url from this lil box (otherwise the link just goes strait to the gallery at Postimage).
you can change how you want the link by altering the drop down box ...you can choose between Direct Link...Forum BBCode ...or Html
At the same time it will also open a web page with a list of all the files you uploaded so you can just copy and paste them all and insert them into a post at the same time ( no more forgetting which names you've added already )
here as you can see they are in a gallery named tuttest as i created a new folder for this tutorial
well that you uploading and posting...
but the App does screen shots too
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so lets find some to take a shot of and go ahead and click print screen...or your hot key
now drag a rectangle around the area you want to shoot and let go
your screen shot has some buttons to use enlarge this next picture to see what they do however you only need to hover over them and they will tell you....
notice the edit button ?
have a play with this..
you can add watermarks..shadows..borders and text ..a note here at first the text wont look like its working you need to drag a box the size you want the text then it will appear
you can also crop..print..save and upload...you ac also open any other image and use it...quick and handy not precise but that's what we have our fave graphics programs for..
i hope this has helped
go get another cuppa you deserve it ....Char...xx