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A photofeed is a web feed (whether RSS 2.0 or Atom) that features image (JPEG, GIF or PNG) enclosures. They provide an easy, standard way to reference a list of images with title, date and description.

Photofeeds are to images as podcasts are to MP3 files.

Contents

Possibilities

A photofeed can contain:

  • all pictures in an online album
  • all images tagged with the keyword "sunset"
  • an Amazon.com wishlist
  • a list of houses for sale
  • a list of desktop backgrounds (used by a screensaver)

Providers

Photofeeds are offered by image sharing sites like the following:

Photofeed aggregators

A photofeed aggregator is a piece of software that accepts subscribable RSS 2.0 syndication feeds and downloads or precaches higher resolution images (rather than thumbnails) for later viewing, such as when offline. There are not a tremendous number of photo aggregators yet. (please add)

  • iPhoto from Apple Computer
  • ION
  • Zencast Organizer from Creative
  • Google Photo Screensaver (Windows XP and Vista). Available with Google Pack or Picasa.

See also


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