PicLens

February 7, 2008 at 8:01 am | Posted in Design, Internet | 1 Comment

Ever so often, something comes along that is very practical while at the same time is a beauty to behold. Recently, I installed the new Firefox Addin “PicLens”, by CoolIris.

Wow.

If you are a person that uses or browses Google Images, Flickr, Picasa, MySpace, or a wide range of other image browsers, installing PicLens gives you a new feature. Just click the “Play button” that shows up when you mouse over an image and prepare to be dazzled. What appears quickly is what is called a photowall, floating in 3D. Navigating and viewing the images is much faster than in a traditional browser.

I would not describe the interface as completely intuitive. Largely, but there was a few things I had to figure out as nothing is labeled. But a visual way of browsing images is fabulous. Love it!

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  1. Heres a link on YouTube showing it in action. Keep in mind, this is just some images on a web page. Click the Piclens button and in moments…

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