Guide to Flickr Tools

Posted on Saturday, Feb 17 2007 @ 06:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
There Internet is replete with sites and services offering to let you organize, manage, and share your digital photographs and Yahoo's Flickr remains an undisputed leader in the field. Partly, that's because Flicker offers easy-to-use features and boasts and enormous, active, and tremendously engaged user community. But it's also because Flickr has had the foresight to let third-party developers build their own add-ons and supplementary services using Flickr's data and images. Geeks, programmers, and photo buffs have embraced Flickr's open APIs enthusiastically, so even if Flickr doesn't offer a feature you want—or its features aren't up to your task—odds are good a third-party solution already exists to solve the problem for you. So, if you're using Flickr and wondering how you can get more out of it, here's a quick introduction to some tools and services—from the cool to the geeky—which can expand your Flickr universe.

Check it out at DigitalTrends.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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