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Windows Live Photo Gallery Zenphoto Plugin

This is a plugin for Windows Live Photo Gallery application that permits publishing photos to a installation of Zenphoto gallery. The code is based on example plugin that comes with Photo Gallery SDK.

Download the plugin, install it, open Windows Live Photo Gallery, and then under "Publish" menu you can find "Zenphoto Plugin".
 
WLPG Zenphoto Plugin is distributed under the GNU General Public License (I hope that doesn't break the license of Microsoft Photo Gallery SDK examples).

Vista Order Prints Wizard

This script gives you the ability to use the Windows Vista Order Prints Wizard to upload files to your Zenphoto installation using the Explorer sidebar. Just drop it in the root Zenphoto installation directory to install it.

XP Publishing Wizard

This script gives you the ability to use the Windows XP Publishing Wizard to upload files to your Zenphoto installation.

ZenPhoto Uploader

A Windows program to create new albums, upload images, save title and descriptions for albums and images.

  • Resize images as they are being uploaded.
  • Rotate images
  • Re-order images

The program is only meant to upload the album for the first time, not to work with albums after they are uploaded. It operates only on the http level and does not talk directly to the database.

zenbook

Zenbook is a simple Facebook application that helps you to integrate your Zenphoto gallery with Facebook. It acts a kind of proxy between the Facebook platform and Zenphoto servers. Zenbook's source is provided under a modified GPL licence and free to anyone to use and modify. (Note: The developer has canceled further developement).

Also see the corresponding forum thread for more information: http://www.zenphoto.org/support/topic.php?id=1969

Adding third party features to Zenphoto

In addition to theming, Zenphoto has a plugin architecture that lets third party developers add extra capabilities to the Gallery. In addition many of the standard features can be enhanced by the addition of specific files. As from Zenphoto release 1.2.7 we have separated as much as possible the standard Zenphoto files and scripts from ones that are otherwise provided.

As in the past, new themes can be added as folders in the root themes folder. With release 1.2.7 the plugins folder has been moved into the root. It is entirely for third party extensions to Zenphoto. Zenphoto standard plugins now reside in the zp-core/zp-extensions folder. You can now remove a few root files, the zp-core folder, and the theme folders of Zenphoto distributed themes prior to uploading a new (...)

New plugin: text watermark

Sbillard has just released plugin that will create simple text-based watermarks. It requires the nightly build/svn version of Zenphoto.
Although it is actually not a third party plugin it will not be included in the coming 1.2.7 release. It is provided "as is".

Download it here

Zenphoto and youtube videos

Formerly there was no easy way to manage files from video portals like youtube because Zenphoto is specifially meant to manage multimedia files on your own webspace. But good news, now with Zenphoto 1.2.6 there is indeed a way. Here is a short tutorial.

Little support available from 09/08 to 09/16

The Zenphoto team will be more or less unavailable to provide the usual fast support on the forum on these days.

Zenphoto 1.2.6 Released

We're pleased to announce the release of version 1.2.6. This release includes usual bug fixes and improvements, as well as improvements to the plugin architecture, full-sized image rotation, and more. See the changelog for more information.

Download 1.2.6 on the Home page