PhotoWhirl for Windows 8 and RT: a sophisticated application for viewing photos on the map
If you were given a million dollars what would you spent that money? How about a trip to all seven continents? That’s what I would do if I had that kind of money. While this is only a dream that I’m paying off a special photo app that allows you free travelling around the world. In this virtual tour I find new places, beautiful scenery and get acquainted with other people, while not spending a penny. We are talking about the beautiful PhotoWhirl app for Windows 8 and Windows RT, which uses geotagging information from popular resources for sharing the photos – 500px, Flickr, Panoramio and Instagram. The app allows you to view pictures of various places anywhere in the world.
PhotoWhirl is equipped with a nice user interface, which consists of three main sections. Located on the left panel to enable/disable s photos (500px, Flickr, Panoramio, Instagram). In addition, there are a few other options – switch to activate/deactivate the automatic reboot of the card, manual map update, enable/disable the satellite view and the ability to navigate to photos that the user has added to favorites.
PhotoWhirl uses native Windows 8 Bing maps. If you go to any place on the map, the app will show you small thumbnails of the photos that were taken in this place. Photos are displayed in the right pane of the application, and a little above there is a search button (upper right corner) that allows you to find places for key words – names of cities, villages, attractions, etc.
If you click on the photo to open it in a separate window. In the upper part of this window shows the date the photos or publication, title, author name and image. When you click on selected photo again, she stretched up to full size.
The Share button that accompanies each open photo allows you to quickly share the panel «sharing». The app generates a URL of pictures that you can send to your friends or relatives via email, or post to Twitter. Source button need to open the original page photos in the browser, and the Fave button allows you to add open the photo in your favorites.
Summing up let me just say that PhotoWhirl is an amazing application which guarantees endless fun format beautiful photos from around the world. You can download it from the Windows Store at the link below. The application is free.
PhotoWhirl for Windows 8 and RT