Polaroids on your computer

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  1. Slaphead

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    Just discovered a fun little program called "Polardroid" and it's free.

    You can download it from www.poladroid.net and works on both Mac & Windows (sorry linux guys)

    Feed it a JPEG and it'll produce another JPEG which mimics a polaroid print complete with border and that unique coloring.

    You also see the image develop as you would with a real polaroid camera.

    You may want to crop your source JPEG to a square format beforehand as the program will automatically crop to the square centre of the source JPEG.

    Just a bit of fun. May be there's a photo theme in this.

    enjoy
     
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    Great!! I need to try it out!
     
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    how do you "feed it a jpeg"?

    i looked at the directions, but i am not great with computers so i am lost
     
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    Sweet! I'm waiting for the first one to develop...
     
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    Just drag & drop. Open your pictures folder, then drag a picture onto the camera.
     
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    got it, finally ;)
     
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    My first one:

    [​IMG]

    (BTW - the original was B&W.)
     
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    turn on your speakers for a real treat.

    i didn't know mine were on until i tried this program. real fun

    thanks for the link slaphead,
     
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    What a hoot! Thanks for the link
     
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    great find! i'm gonna have to try it out myself
     
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    I've been playing with it for an hour or so now - I love it!
     
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    Makes me glad I don't own a Polaroid camera...the pictures are awful...lol...
     

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