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Ember - Capture, Organize, Annotate and Share

By Realmac Software

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*** Mac App Store Best of 2013 ***

“Ember is powerful, sexy, smart, and worth every penny.” — MacStories

“An uncomplicated app that’s a joy to use” — GigaOm

“Ember is an extremely slick app whose developers have paid fanatical attention to every detail” — Macworld

Ember is your digital scrapbook of things that inspire you - be it websites, photos, apps or other things. Just drag in images that you want to keep, organise them into relevant collections, annotate the images you need to give feedback on, and share your images to your favourite web services.

Ember is built exclusively for the Mac for creatives like you, and we’re just getting started. We hope you enjoy it.


• Organise your ideas and design inspiration
Drag in images from your Mac and around the web, and organise them into Collections. Apply tags to images, and build Smart Collections based on the tags and other metadata in your library.

• Subscribe to your favourite websites
Subscriptions allow you to visually browse the web. Images can be saved to your Ember library, and shared with friends and co-workers.

• Build a scrapbook of designs you love
Save websites to your Ember library from Safari and Chrome with the powerful browser extensions. Ember doesn’t need to be running*, and you can send images to collections right from your browser. Ember uses the width of your browser window when snapping, meaning that the layout is exactly the same in the captured image.

Ember also features a responsive browser, allowing you to save responsive webpages at any desired width, and the Element Selection mode detects appropriate areas of the webpage to snap as you roll over them. There’s even handy presets for your favourite iOS devices to quickly set the browser width.

• Colours
Use natural language (for example, “Light Blue”) to search your library, and find matching images. You can even use Colours as rules in Ember’s powerful Smart Collections - for example, group all your five-star rated white Interior Designs together.

• iCloud
Store your Ember library in iCloud, and sync it across any Mac.

• Take Screenshots
Take screenshots with Ember, and they’ll automatically appear in your library with the name of the app applied to them. You can capture Fullscreen, Timed Fullscreen, Area and “Window” images.

• Sketch feedback on your images
Beautiful drawing and text tools allow you to give feedback on images. Cropping and rotation ensure that your images are always perfectly sized and aligned.

• Go Full Screen
Work undistracted with Ember in its own space.

• Share with friends and co-workers
Send your images with Email, AirDrop, Messages, iCloud, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Flickr and CloudApp

• Auto-detects iPhone and iPad screenshots
Library organisation has never been easier: just drag in those PNGs from your favourite iOS device and Ember will automatically sort them into “Phone” and “Tablet” for you!

• Import from LittleSnapper
Ember imports libraries from LittleSnapper, and adds them to your Ember library.

We’re just getting started with Ember, and will be bringing you frequent updates with even more features and improvements. Be sure to follow @EmberApp on Twitter, or sign up for the newsletter in Ember itself, to keep up to date with the latest news!

* Just turn on the “Always Enable Browser Extensions” option in Preferences to snap without Ember being open.

What's New in Version 1.5

Organising your sidebar just got a whole lot easier: you can now create folders to group together your collections.

If you like Ember, we’d really appreciate a review on the App Store - and don’t forget, there’s an update to Ember for iOS that adds Folders. Check it out on your iPhone and iPad!

Thanks for your support!


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Customer Reviews

Beautiful Amazing app for Artists! I’ve had no problems.

As an artist I’ve been craving one place that felt good to keep all my inspiration: photos, websites, plus a place to keep pictures of my own work. Ember is just brilliant at all this. Importing and displaying images is just easy and gorgeous. There’s a built in browser and you can save websites(its the camera icon on the far right.) Having all this together is a dream come true. I have Ember on my Macbook,iPhone and iPad and everything syncs just fine. If you have a lot of stuff it’ll take a while and you might not think its syncing but you just have to be patient. SYNCING: Everything syncs fine now. At first I couldn’t sync from the Macbook to my iOS devices but customer service was great and they walked me through various solutions and I found that I had to reset my “Documents and Data” setting for Ember in the Settings of each device. Ask the devs about that and they’ll tell you. It worked. So far I’ve had NO disappearing anything. To me Ember is worth every penny, but if you want to experiment just try the iOS versions first.

It’s pretty good

The last few versions seem to be pretty stable for me. I would really like to see the ability to have multiple local Ember libraries in custom locations.. new snaps should be saved to an “Inbox” area until I assign them to a library.

edit.. nevermind.. this version is beachballing everytime I launch it now..

edit edit.. sigh.. i just let it go and it seems to have recovered after a bit of high cpu usage and is no longer crashing.. i did not touch it at all after launching the app until the cpu usage returned to normal.. if this had to do with some kind of library update i would like to have the app tell me that it’s going to update my library and show me progress until it’s safe to interact with the application..

Great app with a great team behind it

I’ve been using Ember for the past month now and it’s definitely worth the purchase! One of my favorite aspects isn’t the software itself, but the team behind it. Like a few people on here, I’ve had the occasional error or crash happen that kept me from continuing my work. All it took was a tweet at the team and less than an hour later the issue was resolved. They go out of their way to help you.

5 stars from me!

Ember - Capture, Organize, Annotate and Share
View in Mac App Store
  • $49.99
  • Category: Graphics & Design
  • Updated: Mar 06, 2014
  • Version: 1.5
  • Size: 20.8 MB
  • Languages: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese
  • Seller: Realmac Software Limited

Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later, 64-bit processor

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