Cherrypie
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Cherrypie commented on 06 Dec 2009
Still a great app, always one of my first downloads when I set up a new Mac.

As much as I don't want to sound ungrateful, because I'm totally not, I'm going to go into what I'd like out of this app in future. It's an awesome peice of software and when a dev goes to this effort for the good of everyone it's greatly appreciated. I just hope for more improvements to make the app more universally useful.

Firstly this is more a bug, the slideshow speed setting seems locked at 1 second (has been like this for a few revisons), changing the value in preferences doesn't seem to alter the slideshow speed.

Now onto the good stuff.
I run on a 1920x1080 screen, so being able to enable image "scale to fit" in windowed mode would be handy (perhaps with a "do not auto-scale beyond xxx% option) as lower resolution images are quite tiny on my display and I'm often using the program to not only browse photos but images used in development (having +/- zoom control in windowed mode would be nice too). I do work on a linux based cell phone os, typically this involves little buttons, touch screen keyboards, icons etc. all of relatively small resolutions (as would be expected when limited by a pocket sized touch screen). Cocoaslideshow for the most part allows me to quickly flick through these and find the appropriate base item to work on or a revision I'm happy with, but having these auto zoomed in windowed mode would allow detecting differences much faster as by default most of these items take up only a few cm of on screen real estate.

Ability to display animated gifs would also be very handy. It's not a great format I know, but it refuses to die and I'm always needing to work with them. I suspect if that's the case for me, it's the case for others, plus missing support of a relatively common format is always going to stick out like a sore thumb on an app like this.

Once again, great app, and many thanks to the developer, hope my criticism is constructive and not too blunt.
[Version 0.5.7]



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cherrypie commented on 30 Nov 2008
Great app, has been a favorite of mine for ages now, very quickly allows me to work through large folders of images and find what I want.

The one thing I'd love is better integration with Mac OS, so I can drag and drop images listed in the app to other locations, Mail.app etc.
[Version 0.5]



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cherrypie commented on 17 Jun 2008
Nice alternative to menubar haxies that sometimes cause issues.

Look forward to seeing more configurability, adjustable measurment increments (kB/sec vs B/sec etc), ability to select what is monitored, ability to set a background and adjustable font size would be nice.

Maybe all this could be done via a module, though I'm yet to find any. I look forward to people developing some as I think this little util has a ton of potential.
[Version 0.5u]



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cherrypie commented on 26 Dec 2007
Yes I would love scaling to fit in the windowed view also, as I usually rapidly flick through images of varied resolution in windowed view, it'd be nice to view them at a uniform size.

Thanks for your response and the software.
[Version 0.4.3]



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cherrypie reviewed on 11 Sep 2007
This seems to be the image viewer I have been waiting for, many thanks to the developer. Feature wise it's a little immature, but the implementation of what has been done so far is near perfect.

I'll be glad to see zoom when it comes, I hope the developer integrates an auto "size-to-fit" feature, so that smaller images can be automatically scaled up to fit the view area.

A search field would be nice also, so if looking through a large directory of unsorted images, one could type in a keyword and show all image filenames that have a partial match.

Overall this is a great app which makes scanning through large groups of images a breeze, I eagerly await future versions.
[Version 0.4.3]



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cherrypie commented on 15 Aug 2007
Works great on my Mac Mini (core 2 duo) thank you very much.
[Version 1.1]



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cherrypie commented on 05 Jun 2007
Excellent, nice to know I'm prioritizing my uploads to those who give the most in return. If only I could use it on every tracker (it's not an approved client in a few places so I have to fire up azureus for those occasions).
[Version 1.1]



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