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Email via Mandrill, Easier MailChimp Setup

The Sparkbooth 3.4.21 update adds emailing via Mandrill, and easier MailChimp setup.

You can now email photos using MailChimp’s new Mandrill transactional email service. They got a great pricing plan starting at FREE for up to 12k emails per month. It is only $9.95 for up to 40k emails per month.

If you want to create a mailing list from emails collected from Sparkbooth, the MailChimp setup is now even easier to use. You just click the MailChimp Login button under Savings setting to sign into your account. No more creating API keys manually!

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Help Test New “Send It Later” Feature in 3.4

I need help testing the “Send It Later” feature in Sparkbooth 3.4. This new feature will allows you to queue up photos, and send them later when you have an internet connection.

April 2, 2012: 3.4.2 Update. Tweak photo info text in Send It Later. Check for internet connection with Send All action in Send It Later.
March 30, 2012: 3.4.1 Update. Fixed a couple issues with “Send It Later”. Added option to automatically queue failed uploads to “Send It Later”. Added online check at start to warn if an uploader is selected while there is no internet connection.

If you find any issues, please send me a message

Let Your Guests Choose Where to Upload Photos – 3.2.0 now available

Sparkbooth 3.2.0 is now available. With this update, you can now let your guests choose where to send their photos. They will be presented with the option to upload the photo to their Facebook or Twitter account, or sent to their email address. To enable this feature, select “Guest Upload Chooser” in the settings Upload tab. If you want to email, you will need to select either SendGrid or Postmark for the email service, and provide your account credentials for the service.

Other changes include:

  • New look for touch controls.
  • Fixed display of virtual keyboard for email
  • New portrait images for layout selection preview. To re-generate the layout previews using the new portraits, go to Settings > select Options tab > select User Controls from drop down list > press the Reset button under Photo Layout Selection.

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Virtual Keyboard With Guest Facebook and Twitter Uploaders

Sparkbooth 3.1.1 update is now available. Changes in this update includes:

  • Virtual keyboard is now enabled for the Guest Facebook and Twitter uploaders.
  • Remaining time pauses when guest is typing.
  • Email input field is limited to only valid email characters. So you can no longer accidentally enter spaces.
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Sparkbooth 3.0.5 Preview Updated

This update includes:

  • Fix watermark on preview for layout selection
  • Switch off click/touch to start, if start button is displayed
  • Option to select layout with ctrl-J or cmd-J

The previous changes and features for Sparkbooth 3:

  • Added SendGrid to email photos to users. Select this option in Uploaders settings.
  • Added Postmarkapp.com to email photos to users. Select this option in Uploaders settings.
  • Added option to submit emails to MailChimp mailing lists. To turn on this option, go to Settings, select Option tab, select Saving from list and check the “Submit Email to MailChimp Mailing List” option. You will need to also select the Prompt for email option.
  • New touch screen controls. To enable, go to Settings > Options tab > User Controls.
  • New on-screen keyboard used for user prompts.
  • New on-screen photo layout selection and layout preview, so your users can now select the layout to use. Only layouts marked as “Favorite” will be displayed.
  • New on-screen color button so your users can change video filters.
  • New on-screen start button as an alternative to the “Click to start” option.
  • Option to always hide mouse cursor. Useful for touch screen users.
  • Enable Facebook page albums selection.
  • Fixed missing “z” key from on-screen keyboard.
  • Fixed Posterous and SmugMug uploader issues.
  • Other minor fixes

This preview does not include the Canon camera or the native webcam features. These are still under development, but feel free to email me if you want to try it. If you want to use your Canon camera, please read the instructions carefully to get access.

You can use your Sparkbooth license to activate this preview. If you have a Sparkbooth Party Edition license, I will be offering an upgrade to Sparkbooth which will allow you to get Sparkbooth 3. Details coming soon, or please email me if you can’t wait.

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Sparkbooth 3 Preview Available

Updated 7/17/2011. Added Facebook album selection and SendGrid email uploader.

The preview of Sparkbooth 3 is now avaialble for download. New features in this version include:

  • Enable Facebook page album selection
  • Added SendGrid to email photos to users. Select this option in Uploaders settings.
  • Postmarkapp.com to email photos to users. Select this option in Uploaders settings.
  • New touch screen controls. To enable, go to Settings > Options tab > User Controls.
  • New on-screen keyboard used for user prompts.
  • New on-screen photo layout selection and layout preview, so your users can now select the layout to use. Only layouts marked as “Favorite” will be displayed.
  • New on-screen color button so your users can change video filters
  • New on-screen start button as an alternative to the “Click to start” option
  • Option to always hide mouse cursor. Useful for touch screen users.

The new touch screen features work great with computers like the HP TouchSmart series. If you don’t have a touch screen computer, the new features also work with a mouse.

This preview does not include the Canon camera or the native webcam features. These are still under development.