locr, based in Germany, is the leading geotagging photo community specialized in travel photography. locr links photos with location data, displays their position on digital maps and automatically creates information about the motif and location. Users from all over the world share their travel photos on locr.
locr provides a selection of premium software solutions for PC's, digital cameras and mobile phones. With the availability of "HoudahGeo LE - locr edition", the full functionality of the locr WEB 2.0 platform is available for MAC users from now on. To install the free software, you can download and open the installation program from the locr web site.
"HoudahGeo LE - locr edition" is a one-stop geotagging software for Apple Macintosh, linking GPS data to photos and even allowing manual geotagging by interfacing with Google Earth. Resulting geotagged photos can be easily uploaded to the locr community for further use. The software supports a wide range of GPS loggers, including automatic tagging using GPX or NMEA logs. It also integrates with Apple's iPhoto and Aperture plus Adobe's Lightroom.
"We are very happy about the partnership with Houdah Software", said Rolf Richter, CEO of locr. "This tool is the the first step in our commitment to support the Macintosh platform and to offer very powerful solutions for sharing geo located photos and generating sophisticated travel photo books in the near future. "The relationship with locr adds significant enduser benefit to the already well established HoudahGeo software", adds Pierre Bernard, owner of Houdah Software. "We see this announcement as a first step of a long term mutual relationship."