By David McNerney
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MovingPhotos3D is a visualization that lets you see your photo library in a new way. It sends your photos flying around the screen in 3D. You can see hundreds of pictures move into different patterns and shapes.
*** Check the paid MovingPhotos3D app for 8 more shapes, and the ability to use the screen saver version at no extra charge. ***
Check the FAQ (support link on this page) if you have any questions. The app starts out in a window, but try it full-screen (menu option or command-F). Click a photo with the mouse to see it close-up. It takes images from your iPhoto library, Aperture library, or any folder you choose (go to Preferences on the MovingPhotos3D menu).
MovingPhotos3D Free is fully functional; it has a selection of 5 shapes from the paid app. That's actually one more than the 4 shapes that the original MovingPhotos3D screen saver came with back in 2008!
Tested on OS X 10.7 Lion.
GREAT APP - fun to watch your life fly by in photos!
Really cool app. To get the greatest impact use to full screen. Truly worth charging for but it's currently FREE. Get it now, at no charge.
To David, I have a GREAT need and you people would easily pay a dollar for this enhancement. When you click on a pick, perhaps the name/location could be shown somewhere. Maybe this is a preference upon clicking. So I see a photo and say -- Hey where is THAT one?..... I have 9,000 photos. ANOTHER suggestion is that most of the pictures are portions of a picture. Since so many people like clicking on a photo perhaps another option (under preferences once again) is choice to see ENTIRE photo. Suddenly you recall your mother (who passed away last year) is in THAT picture I just saw. Just some ideas… you have a GREAT program! Best wishes to you.
Looks Cool But No Options For Choosing Which Photos
What this app does with your photos is pretty cool. But I have iPhoto and I have thousands of pictures. Some I don't mind seeing all the time, some I only use for certain things, and some I only want on rare occasions. And while this app does let you choose which folder to use, if you use iPhoto instead of folders, like I do, it has no such option. You either use all your photos in iPhoto or none of them. This app would be fun and useful if it let me choose which photos in iPhoto to use, but it doesn't. (Or at least not as far as I can tell and I checked in the preferences)
Top 50 App
Great work David. For a free app this should be one that everyone should at least check out. It may not be for everyone but it does exactly what it says. For thoses of you that may notice lag on your system, lower the quality one click, that should take care of any lag. Yes if you could chose other folders in iPhoto it would be nice but nice touch on being able to chose a folder outside of iPhoto, that works better for me since I use Aperture. Very hard to be critical for a free app.