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Lightroom Plugin Updates, and a New Piglet

I've just posted new versions of my Lightroom export plugins ( Zenfolio  ·  SmugMug  ·  Flickr  ·  Picasa Web ) that include a new “Run Any Command” piglet. This piglet – for technically-savvy users – allows you to run any command on each exported image before it's uploaded:

The piglet comes with my plugins, but it can also be used with any plugin that uses my piglet plugin-addon infrastructure.

Details on the piglet, along with an example of it applying exiftool to each image, is on the Run-Any-Command Piglet's page.

A few warnings about today's plugin updates:

  • There were a number of behind-the-scenes infrastructure changes in these updates, so there may be some version churn for a few days as any bugs get shaken out.
  • My MacBook died halfway through development of the piglet, so I couldn't run final tests on OSX. It should work, but we'll see.
  • As with any plugin update, be sure to save a copy of any fourth-party piglets (such as Tim Armes' LR/Mogrify piglet) you'd already installed, and re-copy them to the new plugin once it is installed.

Comments so far....

Hi, I like what you have done for lightroom and other photo sights. But I am looking for an export plug-in for pbase … there are one that run from iphoto to pbase but there seems to be nothing for lightroom to pbase. Help…

Thanks John

— comment by John Truty on February 8th, 2008 at 2:04am JST (6 years, 10 months ago) comment permalink

Hello, I’m now a very happy user of your flickr export plugin and was wondering whether you knew of Gallery2, a PHP-based web gallery. I use it for my main site and would love an export plugin for Lightroom…

Thanks, Ollivier
http://gallery.keltia.net/ & http://flickr.com/photos/keltia/

I know of at least three — check here —Jeffrey

— comment by Ollivier Robert on February 9th, 2008 at 8:23am JST (6 years, 10 months ago) comment permalink

Wow, I am so grateful for this plugin. I can’t describe in words how much I like it. :)

Thank you, thank you and thank you!

— comment by Henrik Johansson on February 27th, 2008 at 7:52am JST (6 years, 9 months ago) comment permalink

Hi, Jeffery…

Any chance that you could add a plugin for pBase?

Thanks…..John

I’m working on a new plugin architecture for Lightroom 2.0 (the real one, not the beta) that will allow me to add new plugins fairly easily, but I doubt that pBase will make the cut until they create a public API for accessing their services. The last time I looked, they didn’t have one. —Jeffrey

— comment by John Schwaller on March 23rd, 2008 at 7:14am JST (6 years, 8 months ago) comment permalink

I really love the Lightroom to smugmug upload, except for one thing. I am not sure if it was part of your piglets or earlier, but here it is—I don’t want the thumbnails to automatically be uploaded as square, but I don’t see any way to disable it in the Lightroom export dialog. Is there a way to do that in Lightroom, or would I have to create the gallery first, set the features and then perform the upload/export?

Other than this, I love it!

— comment by Judy on March 24th, 2008 at 5:14am JST (6 years, 8 months ago) comment permalink

Hi,
is it possible to use the anycommand-piglet without – standalone – the other plug-ins?

— comment by Jens on May 4th, 2008 at 6:44am JST (6 years, 7 months ago) comment permalink

Hi,

great website, lots of info here. Thanks.
I am wondering if you could develop a export pluging for PBase http://www.pbase.com?
There ist one very basic plugin (Pbasic) but it is old and not working any more with Lightroom 3, the developper doesn’t work on it any more i think.

Best,
Holger

No, sorry, I asked the PBase folks some time ago, and they had no interest in a plugin for Lightroom. —Jeffrey

— comment by Holger on June 18th, 2010 at 3:20pm JST (4 years, 5 months ago) comment permalink
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