Bulk Photo Editor How To Guide

Bulk Photo Editor is best for

  • Edit few or hundreds of photos at once
  • Add watermark to my photos
  • Resize photos to fit dimension or file size restriction
  • Change file type for all photos.
  • Share right after editing

Quick Start

1. Install & Launch

Download form Microsoft app store.

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2. Configure Watermark with Preview

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For further watermark & text refinement, it’s better to make an image along with the the text art.

 

 

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Use predefined for better result for various size target photos.

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Relative margin gives based on target photo’s size. Use “In Pixel” option for consistent margin for similar target photo dimensions. “In Pixel” gives mostly expected result.

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Repeat the step to find the best look. In some cases, you better process vertical or horizontal orientated photos separate for the better result.

3. Editing Options

Configure photo editing options: Resize, File Type and Quality.

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The above option works best when a web site request the specific size photos while keeping your image without cropping.

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4. Select Source Folder and Target Folder

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If your system security allows, system creates the default folder “Source” and “Target” under “Pictures\Saved Pictures”.

5. Apply

Try few photos first and change your configuration before you get confident. Then apply hundreds of photos later. For this, you do not need to change configuration, just Apply and cancel. Then apply again. It overwrites the previous result as long as you keep the target folder same.

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Open Windows Photo Viewer where you can further modify or share the photo.

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All Done.

6. Unlock Features & Rate us

We appreciate your contribution. If you like this app, please contribute by purchasing the add on via Microsoft Store by clicking the button in app.
It’s easy and safe guarded by Microsoft.

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There are features we developed additionally to show our appreciation.

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What is Bulk Photo Editor?

Bulk Photo Editor allows you to edit one, several or hundreds of photos at once: put watermark/signature, change photo size (keep ratio, ignore ratio, crop, forcing specific size or not, etc), optimize file size with quality change, photo format change, etc.

When I started blogging by uploading photos, I liked to put simple signature at the top bottom edge with consistent margin for each photo with resizing and quality optimization for web. It’s easy for few photos, but it’s very time consuming job for hundreds of photos. If I find a typo or change mind of little thing, it’s really pain. I tried Photoshop script and other bulk photo editors online/offline, but could not find good one to fit the need exactly. Fancy ones are expensive but lacking the exact positioning what I need.

So, I decided to build one myself because I’m a software developer and had little time to do.

Here is ‘Bulk Photo Editor’. You specify what you need for each photo, and select specific photos or all photos in the source folder, then click ‘Apply’ button. It edits all photos and saves to the target folder. If you change your mind and ‘Bulk Photo Editor’ does all the jobs for you with one click each time for all those photos again and again until you are satisfied.

Features

The current features are added because those are what I needed most and, I think, are most wanted features for bloggers and photographers for bulk update. Definitely it does not covers all the needs out there.

Not found what you need?

Here are the list of upcoming features. Please suggest new features you want by leaving a comment in the post.

Please enjoy the app.
If you find a bug or wants to suggest new feature, please comment here.
Thank you!

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Report a Bug – Bulk Photo Editor

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Please write comment describing the issue as detail as possible for us duplicate the issue and fix asap. The step by step description helps most.

Thank you for your contribution and patience!

Why this does not work? The known issues for Bulk Photo Editor

Apply keeps failing on specific photo(s)

Here are some of the reasons causing this issue:

  • The photo file size is very big while you are using a computer with low memory capacity. Certain photo with high resolution or Panorama feature, it becomes big file in file size or dimension. Sometimes it only fails when you use “Tile” watermark because it takes lots of resource to draw tile for the big photo.
    App needs lots of memory to process the file if you keep the original photo size.

    The possible solutions are
    => Use “Resize” option along with Watermark limiting the photo size output.

  • There is a photo with the same name in Target folder and it is opened by another application already. This prevents this app from saving the output.

    The possible solutions are
    => Close the application holding the file (and restart Bulk Photo Editor as well), then try it again.

    If this does not work, you might not find the right application holding it or Windows cannot release the file due to various issue. You better restart Windows and try it again.

Is The Mind Empty? – Robert Wolfe

2018-09-20 22_22_37-robert wolfe - Google SearchOne of my Gurus, Robert Wolfe sent me a letter in hand writing in pencil on 9/3/2018. I was so moved by his letter. The sage wrote his teaching for me in hand writing, which is ever the first time to me in various ways. The letter came along with other monthly teaching news letter. I couldn’t believe it’s original version in hand writing and smudged a letter to find out if it’s original or a xerox copy. It is a original hand writing copy. It brings out big personal gratitude to him.

I’m sharing his teaching with all here electronically.


Is the Mind Empty?

Self-realization is a matter of seeing all things to be(or, as) the Absolute.

What is the Absolute? The nondual teachings say that it is “without beginning or ending, infinite, and eternal.”

Buddhism uses a Sanskrit word sunyata (or shunyata) which translates as “emptiness.” In other words, the awakened point of view is that “all things are empty” — empty of abiding reality, as are the figures in your dreams (including yourself.)

When this is the sages point of view, he is said to have an “empty mind”: all things are recognized to be empty qualitatively. In other words, all things have “sameness”. For example, the qualities of “better” and “worse” are absent of meaning.

So, the empty mind is not expecting its conditions to be better, or worse than any other condition: whatever condition is perceived to be present is, by nature, empty; therefore, it does not matter what condition is present; it is all “the same” (i.e., empty of value or meaning.)

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Robert Wolfe – Buddha at the Gas Pump Interview

Bulk Photo Editor Upcoming Features

Here are the features that might be coming next. What features do you need most? Please vote for the feature you like most or suggest new features not listed here by leaving a comment below.

Watermark Tile (Repeating) and Rotation

User put water mark and select Tile option along with the density and rotation degree.

App repeats the watermark on each photo. This helps to protect your photo from usage with cropping.

Photo Rotator

We have to rotate those photos upside down. Camera is not always smart enough to figure out the right position of all photos.

Fixing several photos are easy. But, if you have to fix hundreds of photos, it is really pain in ass. It requires so many clicks. It will cause carpal turner syndrome.

We can make very easy one click Photo Rotator by minimizing click count.

Photo Filtering

You want to apply the same photo filtering to all photos instead of editing one photo at a time?

Saving User Setting

Current app does not save your Signature, Apply and option setting. System can save and restore your previous selections so that you can continue to work on from the previous status. Also, you can save multiple Signature template and select one later.

Allow user select specific photos instead of using folder (Completed)

For mobile users, it’s easier to select specific photos . For windows users using Source folder is way better because they can leave source and target folders open while editing photos.

It’s easy to select photos each time for quick and few photo editing.

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Smarter Signature Positioning (Completed)

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You can drag to move around Signature to position in the photo. Currently it remembers the position from the Top Left corner.

 

 

In this example, signature is positioned right top corner. For panorama photo, the signature is positioned like above after calculation photo’s width/height ratio originating from Top Left corner.

However, you might expect the signature to be positioned on the Right Top corner no matter what width/height ratio photo is.

System can be smarter to detect your positioning preference and meet your expectation.

Also, we can add specific position that you can select without dragging by yourself, such as “Center”, “Left Top”, “Right Top”, “Left bottom”, “Right Bottom”, “Top Center”, “Bottom Center”, etc. System takes care of the position for you.

Image Watermark (Completed)

Current app allows only text signature. We can allow Image watermark. You can select image for watermark and configure the opacity, size and position.

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Signature Text Alignment (Completed)

You can type multiple lines of signature text. However, there is no alignment such as “Right” and “Center”. Alignment option can be added.

Apply Result Image Viewer with Slider (Completed)

After applying to photos, you can view the result in the Apply page. You can scroll to navigate the photos like Windows 10 Photos viewer app.

This must be enough for this app because you can open Windows explorers to view all photos in the Target folder. However, we can improve the viewer navigation with slider which you can slide to any position of the photo to find a specific photo.

This viewer improvement can be added with new option that allows you to specify the Order of the photos. Photos in viewer could be ordered by Name or Date Taken or etc. This can help you navigate photos.

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Apply Result Image Viewer with Photo Information (Completed)

While you view a photo, we can display photo detail information along with it such as file name, Photo size, file type, resolution, etc.

 

Map to Heaven

Finally found The Map to Heaven.

It’s so clear and simple and cannot be forgotten.

Map has only pin on the spot without any path to that.

Because there is no path.

Not necessary,

Because I’m already on the right spot.

Map has one statement along with the pin.

“Heaven, already here, will appear when ‘you’ hiding Heaven disappear.”

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