Japplis has just released Japplis YupRight
a free online application that rotates portrait photos so that they won't be displayed sideways.
Photos are either taken as landscape or portrait. The main problem with portrait photos is that some softwares such as Microsoft Windows will display portrait photos in landscape mode. Also portrait photos uploaded on a website or sent per email will often be displayed in landscape mode.
The reasons are that users don't have the time or don't know how to set the photos upright. The process would normally involve installing a photo editor, finding the photos that were taken in portrait mode, loading them, rotating them and saving them one by one.
Japplis has developed a solution that will rotated the portrait photos correctly. The application runs in the browser at http://www.yupright.com
so no installation is needed. The application will take care of finding the portrait photos and rotate them.
The application is free, no registration is required. The photos are not uploaded to a server which makes it fast.
YupRight also remembers the already scanned photos, so that only new photos will be scanned on the next run.
YupRight only works with JPEG images that contains EXIF information about the orientation of the photo. This format is supported by most of the cameras and most of the smartphones. The image quality is kept as the image is not decompressed and compressed again.
The application is a Java Applet. This means that the user needs to have Java installed on his computer and to have the plug-in enabled in the browser. As the application needs local file access, the user needs to accept the application to run. In case of problem the user can install Java from http://java.com
Once the application started, the user just needs to click on the start button. He also has the possibility to define another directory to browse the images from. Note that all the subdirectories will be also scanned.
Japplis is a company created in 2008 by Anthony Goubard in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Japplis is specialized in the development of online applications such as online dictionaries, photo editor, text-to-speech and other online utilities.