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About jAlbum


Opens the About jAlbum window where you can see details on the application, the jAlbum team and the System environment

Account profile


The settings required for jAlbum to upload your album to your web site.

Activate license

JAlbum>Menus>Help>Detach license.../Activate license...

JAlbum>Welcome>Sign in

Activate your license.

Activity page

JAlbum>Website>Activity page

Monitor personal messages, join groups, like albums and more.





Opens the file system in order to allow you to add images to the album project.

Add from phone

Add from phone

Import files from your phone, over wi-fi, to a new or existing project


JAlbum>Explore>File attributes>Added

Date the object was added to the project



Shows the URL path to your web hosted album

Address bar

JAlbum>Explore>Contextual menus>Between thumbnails>Address bar

Shows the path to the project in your OS's file system.

Adjust camera date...

JAlbum>Explore>Contextual menus>On thumbnails>Adjust camera date…

Opens a new window with controls to set the camera date, or 'date taken'.

Advanced Preferences

jAlbum>Preferences>Advanced CMD/CNTRL + COMMA to open preference window

Preferences that are, generally, for setting or changing advanced technical options.


jAlbum>Preferences>Projects>Output directory location CMD/CNTRL + COMMA to open preference window

An album is a collection of images, videos, folders etc. and support files, such as CSS and JavaScript, that together form a web site. The album is the collection of files in the output directory. The output directory can either be within the project directory or under a nominated 'web' directory

Album description

jAbum>Settings>General>Album description

Descriptive text for the whole album.

Album of albums

Album of albums

Linking albums to make them appear as one album.

Album information

JAlbum>Menus>Album>Album information

JAlbum>Explore>Projects pane>Contextual Menu >Album information

Opens a window with information about your album.

Album page

JAlbum>Website>Album page

Where your albums are listed, if added to jAlbum.net

Album Preferences

Menu>jAlbum>Preferences>Projects CMD/CNTRL + COMMA to open preference window

Settings that are related to the project that creates your album from your project files.

Album tags

jAlbum>Settings>General>Album tags

Comma separated list of keywords that can, for example, appear as metadata tags in your album pages.

Album thumbnail

jAlbum>Settings>General>Album thumbnail

Representing thumbnail for your project and if uploaded to jAlbum the album's thumbnail.

Album title

JAlbum>Settings>General>Album title

The visible title for your album.



Group objects alphabetically based on initial character of file name


jAlbum>Search and help>Announcements

News and information about updates etc. announced in the jAlbum window.

Apply ordering to subfolders

JAlbum>Menus>Tools>External tools>Apply ordering to subfolders Order subfolders as the parent folder is ordered.

App Trolls™

Evil beings who sneak into a user's PC and change obscure settings from their default values. Their visits are usually accompanied by protestations of innocence by the user: "I have no idea how that got changed!!!!"

Arty (effects)


Apply a range of artistic effects to images.

Attempt to use hardware accelerated scaling

jAlbum>Settings>Images>Advanced>Attempt to use hardware accelerated scaling

Tries to use graphic processors to speed up image scaling.

Audio clip

jAlbum>Explore mode>Contextual menus>On thumbnails>Audio clip

jAlbum>Edit>Audio clip

Add an audio file to an album object

Auto correct

jAlbum>Edit>Image editing (toolbar)>2.7 Auto correct

Auto correct colours, contrast and levels of the image.

Auto (effects)


Apply automatic colour, contrast and and levels corrections to images.