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  1. Automatically convert TIFF to high-quality JPEGs

    [Admin update 4/7/15: merged duplicate requests and votes for TIFF support]

    We have a mixture of TIFF and JPEG images and don't always save a JPEG copy of the the TIFF files.

    I don't want to have to convert my TIFF images to JPEGS before uploading and would love if this could be done automatically.

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    We would like to be able to upload CMYK TIFFs to site. Som eof our clients will print or buy directly but do not want to convert back from RGB JPEG to CMYK TIFF. The RGB JPEG is also greatly reduced in size which…

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      12 comments  ·  Uploading  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Upload sound files

      Enable sound file uploading. Mp3, mp4, ogg, and wav files.

      I keep a couple albums of my daughter growing up. It includes pictures, video clips, and simple sound clips.

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        8 comments  ·  Uploading  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow Visitors to Download only a Selection of a Galleries Photos

        Currently visitors can download a single photo or download the entire gallery but they cannot download a subset of select photos of a gallery (for example: if they want to download 15 photos out of a gallery of 500 photos). Please add the ability for visitors to select which photos they would like to be included as part of the zip download.

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          4 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Client login / create account link / favorite any photo in a gallery

          Several people have requested some version of a client login, but I'm creating a new request to get more specific about how it should work.

          1) Provide a link to sign in / create account so that any visitor can either sign in or create a new account right from the home page or navigation bar (not required to receive an invitation from us, and not required to go back and find the "event" email we sent them months ago if they want to log back in).

          2) We receive notification whenever a new account is created, including name &…

          374 votes
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            41 comments  ·  Site Organization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            We released released one part of this Feature Request: The Client Area. Since this request goes a lot further I’m going to leave it open and mark this as “Started”.

            The Client Area takes our Private Sharing feature to the next level by consolidating the photos you’ve shared with a client in one easy-to-find location on your SmugMug website. No longer do they need to keep track of any links you email them.

            Portfolio and Business account holders can see this new client area at XXXX.smugmug.com/client. Just replace “XXXX” with your SmugMug nickname. You can also add a link to the client area in your navigation menu.

            See more at http://news.smugmug.com/2015/05/01/new-feature-client-area/

          • Clickable images in Carousel

            Provide users the capability to take a closer look at a pic in the Carousel by clicking on it and pulling up the Gallery or L.B.

            101 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Make it possible to cancel the order when set to proof delay.

              I catch mistakes in my customer's carts all the time. Proof delay gives me time to communicate with my customer. However, once it has been established that yes - a customer made a mistake, I have to spend my precious time writing e-mails or making phone calls to smugmug or bayphoto. I would like a less time consuming way to cancel an order - like a button?

              12 votes
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                4 comments  ·  Orders  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 13 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Customization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Logout button for guest-users

                  I have a gallery visible only for people that I choose.
                  So when one of them logs in with their newly created guest accounts and later wants to log out again… there is no chance to do that directly on my page. They actually have to go to smugmug.com <http://smugmug.com/> and logout from there - which is rather impractical considering they come in to visit a special gallery and not to manage their own galleries. And it is not really obvious that one has to do it this way either.
                  Is there any chance to improve on this…

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                    4 comments  ·  Customization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Client Login screen should have a background picture from their gallery

                    Hi, when I send a gallery to a client, the home page where they are asked to enter the password, I should have an option to put one image from their gallery as the background image. This will give the feeling of a personalized website
                    So every client login page would have a different image, from their own gallery.
                    Thanks.
                    -MP

                    13 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow 60FPS Video

                      Support 60 Frames Per second 1080p, all of the videos recorded at 60 FPS are downsized to 30 FPS currently.

                      9 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Video  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add gallery setting in Lightroom plugin to include/not include person data

                        Now that Lightroom 6/CC allows users to tag faces, generating "person" keywords, please add a feature to the SmugMug Lightroom plugin that allows us to select in each gallery's settings whether to include or exclude person keywords when we publish to SmugMug.

                        This will allow us to tag faces for easy finding in Lightroom, with the option for keeping names confidential for public SmugMug galleries should we need them.

                        The API exposes keywordType property now, and this Adobe Lightroom SDK Forum post includes information on how this data can be accessed:
                        https://forums.adobe.com/message/7526687#7526687

                        I'm sure the SDK will be updated for…

                        8 votes
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                          Gathering Info  ·  2 comments  ·  Privacy & Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Match the design of the shopping cart & checkout screen to that of the ordering process.

                          The ordering process is easy and beautiful but it is quite jarring going from ordering a print (or other product) to viewing the shopping cart. It looks terrible and outdated. The UI is completely different than the rest of the ordering process, and it's confusing our customers. I've had multiple clients mention this problem. The shopping cart should look and feel like the rest of the ordering process. The ordering process needs to be seamless.

                          6 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Site Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Gallery download stats

                            It would also be great to be able to see download stats so we know how many times (and possibly the IP addresses) a download was accessed.

                            2 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Products to Buy/Sell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • One-click upload to Shutterfly, Snapfish, etc.

                              I often would like to build a print photo book (or other hard copy options) from third party sites like Shutterfly, SnapFish, etc. Given my photos are already available in a SmugMug gallery, I would really like to be able to upload photos from SmugMug directly to these third party sites with a single click.

                              Now the process requires downloading the photos (or starting with the whole catalog) locally, using the third party site's uploader (which is rarely as nice as SmugMug's), and trying to relocate the photos I had already identified in the SmugMug gallery.

                              I think there is…

                              35 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  Apps & Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Have Carousel Be a Gallery Style Display Option

                                It would be amazing to be able to use carousel instead of collage or the other gallery display options, without having to create a new page, set the display to a specific gallery, etc. It would be great to just change a gallery from Collage style to Carousel with the click of 2 buttons.

                                40 votes
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                                • Simulator for Ordering: Show My Own Photos On the Product Preview

                                  I would still like to see a simulator, where the image is overlaid on the product they are ordering. This way they can see exactly what they are getting. Fine art America / Pixels.com does this and my local labs use the Roes Ordering System that shows a simulator. I am sure you all can figure out a way.

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                                  Allow Stock Wall Backdrops to display photos on, in a framed format to help viewers visualize framed art hanging at their location. Have a variety of wall choices from urban loft to rustic cabin to boardroom etc.

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                                  Provide a…

                                  56 votes
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                                    7 comments  ·  Orders  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Separate "Download Buttons": Download One and Download All can be turned on independently

                                    I would REALLY WANT the ability pick which way photos can be downloaded, 1 at a time or in mass, when I set up a gallery. I take a lot of photos as a community service to two local high schools and post them to galleries. I don't mind someone downloading a few photos of themselves or friends but I would rather not make it easier in all instances for an entire gallery to be downloaded at once.

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                                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Set up a recurring payment for a specific user and tie it to a specific gallery. The subscriber can view his favorites for a monthly fee

                                      I would like to be able to offer a service that sets up a recurring monthly payment for a specific user and ties it to a specific gallery of "favorites". The "subscriber" can view his "favorites" for a monthly subscription fee. The "subscriber" can add or subtract photos from the gallery as desired, but the monthly fee, (say $5.00) recurs automatically until it is "cancelled" by the subscriber.

                                      11 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Utilize the organization of folders for sharing, saves me time!

                                        I like how share groups work in that you provide a link and in my case a password and the user can get into all the included galleries. In my case, the galleries in a share group all come from the same folder, so it would be far more convenient to get the same functionality by either A) adding the folder to the share group and users can enter the folder and navigate it using the gallery organization within it. I could then give a share group access to more than one folder, creating a hierarchy of galleries and saving…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Privacy & Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add Gallery Sharing Through Email

                                          At the moment, SmugMug allows one to share a specific photo via email but there is no way to share a gallery or gallery link. Smugmug emails don't make it clear whether what is being shared is a single picture or an entire gallery, and when one clicks on the picture (if any) in the email, one is taken to that picture, not to the first picture in the gallery.

                                          Smugmug does almost everything better than Picasa Webalbums (as was), but not the emails sharing galleries.

                                          It would be lovely, when sharing an entire gallery with friends or family or…

                                          15 votes
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                                            2 comments  ·  Social  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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