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File attributes

File attributes

Allows you control over what attributes are shown for project objects, such as filename, title, comment etc.


JAlbum>Explore>File attributes>Filename

JAlbum>Explore>Thumbnail views>File name

The file's name as viewed in the OS's file system.

Filter bar

Filter bar CMD/CNTRL + F

jAlbum>Explore>The toolbar>Filter bar

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

Bar, below the 'Explore' pane, with controls for filtering project objects.

Find jAlbum translation

JAlbum>Menus>Tools>Find jAlbum translation

Access jAlbum's translation files.

FFMPEG Documentation

jAlbum>Settings>Videos>FFMPEG documentation

FFMPEG is a complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video. It is installed and used by jAlbum the first time a project includes a video file. This section gives more information on FFMPEG itself.

FFMPEG Switches

jAlbum>Settings>Videos>Video Settings>FFMPEG Switches

List of the default settings for FFMPEG


JAlbum>Explore>Contextual menus>On thumbnails>Flag

Colour code objects.



Put all generated album objects straight under the root of the output directory


Menus>View>Organise>Flatten ALT/OPT + CMD/CNTRL + F


This lets you ungroup objects in subfolders, making a 'flat' file structure.


jAlbum>Edit>Image editing (toolbar)>2.6 Flip

Flip the image horizontally or vertically.



A container for other folders and files, also called a directory. A subfolder is NOT a 'sub-album'

Folder properties pane

JAlbum>Explore>Project properties pane

Add or remove thumbnail and theme images for folders.

Folders bounds


Sets the limits for folder thumbnail bounds, if supported by the skin in use

Font size

jAlbum>Preferences>General>Font size

Set the font size used for the application.

Force JPEG

jAlbum>Settings>Images>Advanced>Force JPEG

Force none jpeg format images to be converted to jpeg.

Force processing of small images

jAlbum>Settings>Images>Advanced>Force processing of small images

Images smaller than the image bounds will be processed

Force Remake

Menus>Album>Force Remake SHIFT + F9

JAlbum>Welcome>Force Remake

Completely rebuilds the album.