jUploadr - upload images to Flickr and Zooomr

Photo sharing services like Flickr and Zooomr are popular as ever. Unfortunately, uploading your photos using the web interfaces often provided can often be a little bit of a painful experience (Zooomr's uploader even crashes Firefox on Linux).

While Jacob has covered Postr, a GNOME program for uploading to Flickr, there are also alternatives, such as jUploadr.

jUploadr screenshot

jUploadr is Java-based and cross platform (Linux users can refer to my recent Java tutorial to get Java). It provides a fairly simple interface where you can drag files onto the main window, then edit the data such as tags, title and so forth before batch uploading.

As I mentioned it supposedly works with both Flickr and Zooomr in theory, but there are ongoing problems and apparently it doesn't work at the moment.

Still, it is a very good batch uploader, works on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X and is a very good alternative to some of the other uploaders out there. Get Java, then give it a try!

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Peter Upfold is a technology enthusiast from the UK. Peter’s interest in Linux stems back to 2003, when curiosity got the better of him and he began using SUSE 9.0. Now he runs Linux Mint 9 on the desktop, runs a CentOS-based web server from home for his personal website and dabbles in all sorts of technology things across the Windows, Mac and open source worlds.

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Discussion: jUploadr - upload images to Flickr and Zooomr

  1. Tom (guest)

    # Posted on 18 October 2007 at 02:30 PM

    I used to use jUploadr, since I jump between my macbook and my ubuntu box a lot and it was nice to be able to use the same tool on either machine. however, i did notice that when I told it to resize my images on upload, the output quality didn't seem to be very good, even if I chose the "higher quality resizing" option. it's a pity, too, since it seems to be a very nice tool otherwise.



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