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11-23-2011, 06:19 PM #1
PhotoAlbums+ for iOS 5 Available Now [GIVEAWAY]
Enhance iOS 5 album functionality in the Photos.app with PhotoAlbums+.
Prior to iOS 5's incorporation of albums in Photos, PhotoAlbums+ was the only way of creating folders and organizing your pictures directly from your iOS device (available only for jailbroken devices). Now that iOS 5 is public and folder creation is available for free, many may question the validity or relevance of PhotoAlbums+. The SpiritOfLogic didn't take this issue as a setback and enhanced PhotoAlbums+ to go hand in hand with iOS 5 and added more features as the icing. It brought its staple private album and protection capabilities to iOS 5 and improved the whole application significantly. Way to fight back!
The full list of changes to PhotoAlbums+ is below:
- Full iOS 5 integration (stock-design integration as well)
- Move photos to existing or new album (on top of the add (copy) function that iOS 5 introduces)
- Private albums tab (can be protected by single password)
- Protect individual albums with individual passwords
- Improved USB mapping (can copy albums off your device onto a PC)
(Any settings for PhotoAlbums+ will be found in Settings -> PhotoAlbums+)
For existing owners, this upgrade is free; new buyers will need to pay $4.99. Compatibility is the full shebang - all iOS devices.
Price: $4.99 (iPhone/iPod), $6.99 (iPad)
(For firmwares < iOS 5, nothing has changed although an update will show up in Cydia when the time comes. Still update anyway)
To get a full run-down on what PhotoAlbums+ for iOS 5 has to offer, watch this video below (courtesy of Jerry Adams of SpiritOfLogic):
You have an opportunity to win one of 10 copies of PhotoAlbums+, courtesy of the SpiritOfLogic team. Here's how you can enter; and of course, spread the word far and wide:
- Follow @ModMyi
- Follow @iRealSMS
- Follow @joshmtucker
- Tweet from the site or retweet off of ModMyi's Twitter feed with "Win a copy of PhotoAlbums+." You must include your Cydia Account number, a link to article, as well as a mention to me (@joshmtucker).
Note: Please do not "directly" mention me. That does not help the cause whatsoever. Here's an example in terms of format (look above to know what you need to tweet out):
"Win a copy... @joshmtucker" NOT "@joshmtucker Win a copy..."
- Comment on this article with one way you think PhotoAlbums+ could be improved.
- Include your Cydia Account Number in the comment
The winners will be announced on Saturday, November 26th. The Twitter users will be announced on Twitter and the comment winners will get a private message from me saying they won. If you don't get a private message from me on Saturday, then sorry!
Source: SpiritOfLogic, PhotoAlbums+ for iOS 5 - Video
Last edited by Joshua Tucker; 11-23-2011 at 09:39 PM.
11-23-2011, 08:07 PM #2
In all honestly, it would be far easier to just flat out buy a copy of this app rather than have to go through all the nonsense required to enter these drawings. Way too complicated for a $5 app IMO. Looks like an amazing app BTW, gonna be a great one to pick up.
11-23-2011, 08:19 PM #3
Maybe it's nice to add a 'face detection method' where it automatically saves 'a picture' to an album based on, well, the face of an individual. Is that too much to ask? Haha. Also, what about an album within an album? It's nice for those holiday/vacation pics. Cydia # 2878917
11-23-2011, 08:19 PM #4
Great addition to the iphone!!!!! Been waiting for this! Maybe provide an option to hide the 'Private' tab as well? #1050050
11-23-2011, 08:56 PM #5
would love to win a copy of photoalbums. the private folders is a must !1. maybe you could allow to choose the thumbnail picture for each album, like go inside an album and choose a picture and set it to be the thumbnail.2. and an option to hide the private pictures would be great, with a lock button on the top bar of the pictures app for better privacy for some ppl.thank you @Modmyi, thank you @joshmtucker cydia# 3002924
Last edited by jobran; 11-24-2011 at 12:06 AM.
11-23-2011, 09:01 PM #6
Bought this on 4.3.3 and loved it.
I was wondering what would happen to my investment. Nice to have an update as to what's going on. Thanks Mr tucker and sorry for calling you Bouchard. Your soo much better than him...
Totally kidding. )
Last edited by mmaboi21; 11-24-2011 at 10:55 AM.
11-23-2011, 09:03 PM #7
Is it possible to add "share" function to email an album(s) with a zipped file, and upload an album(s) to Facebook or google+ or dropbox? Cydia number: #2282374
11-23-2011, 09:07 PM #8
Albums within albums would be cool, at least I think so. I'm OCD when it comes to organization. Cydia acct # 2306.And it will be like a taco inside a taco within a Taco Bell that's inside a KFC that's within a mall that's inside your dream! Springboard screwy after reboot? Here is the fix
11-23-2011, 09:39 PM #9
I have been waiting a long time for something like that. A shortcut for moving the entire content of an album into an new one would be great.
11-23-2011, 10:08 PM #10
Why would one buy this when iOS 5 has this already built in except for private albums. if you want private photos download my secret folder from the app store for only $1 dollar as oppose to 5. And you don't even have to be jailbroken. For all you 4S users
Last edited by iPod; 11-23-2011 at 10:15 PM.
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11-23-2011, 10:43 PM #11
This is pretty convenient for the privacy feature alone.. although one thing I think could improve the app is to allow numeric passcode entry (similar to the lockscreen) as a password. Even randomizing the numeric layout each session so you enter it according to your memorized code (and friends/others don't memorize your tap pattern on the screen).Good luck to everyone Cydia #255224
11-23-2011, 11:35 PM #12
very excited about this to be released. Haven't bought this yet and am waiting for the iOS5 j/b to buy it. Or hopefully win one. My cydia #3021251
11-24-2011, 12:16 AM #13
I think the best ways to improve this tweak is to let us create albums inside albums and to add a camera shortcut inside the photos.app (sometimes could come in handy).Cydia Number: 264547
11-24-2011, 03:21 AM #14
wow!! i'm eagerly waiting for this ..........
11-24-2011, 05:14 AM #15
Photoalbum+ is the most useful tweak so far...and it if it can add a ui change option to photos,like android ui for ios for example,it's gonna be most awesome tweak of the year..and my cydia number : #3020926 ..thx guys
11-24-2011, 09:59 AM #16
can you give more options to the edit option in the camera roll ? thnx i already own a copy thanks to you guys
11-24-2011, 10:54 AM #17
11-24-2011, 02:00 PM #18
I only used this tweak for the photos in folders idea when I was on iOS 4. Now that iOS 5 already has that option, no need for me to get it again.
11-26-2011, 10:00 AM #19
It would be nice to have more functions to the photo edit in the photo app, like the "Photo Express App". Cydia#1955
12-27-2011, 11:53 PM #20
how is it that I transfer the created folders through usb? I've ssh'ed into device and can't find the folder I created using photalbums+.