PhotoMesa 1.3 final released!|
(Tuesday, December 4, 2001 - 15:34 EST)
Beta for latest version of Java image browser ends, v1.3 now available...
We told you back on November 12, 2001 that a new beta version of PhotoMesa, the Java image browser created by the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland, had been released, and today that beta program has ended. PhotoMesa 1.3 final is now available for download, and includes a number of changes over the previous release version:
We've suggested before that PhotoMesa could make a pretty good cross-platform image browser to accompany image archives on CD, and with the latest changes it is an even better match. If you share images on CD with friends, family and colleagues then PhotoMesa offers a way to ensure they've got a suitable image browser that will work on numerous different operating systems... Read our original PhotoMesa coverage from August for more on this.
- Now supports Java 2 version 1.4 Beta 3 which provides a significant performance increase.
- You can interrupt loading and thumb creation
- Popup menu available on right mouse click
- Selection operates like standard windows apps (shift extends selection)
- You can zoom in further than one to one magnification
- You can rename, delete and edit image files
- Three types of image preview
- Thumbnail file location controllable