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Closr.it

Online Image Editing Software


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Published 07/31/2012 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by Adam Brown
What can you use the app for?

ClosR is an online photo sharing application that allows you to make your images zoomable. It’s been designed to be as simple as possible which is a nice change to many other photo editors. ClosR is an online application which makes it possible for you to upload pictures with high resolutions and then make it possible for visitors to zoom and view them in their browsers without requiring a lot of bandwidth. ClosR makes it possible for people to look at just one part of the image that they are interested in and look at it without losing any quality.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

ClosR has been created by VISup and has been created to make sharing photos much easier online. ClosR’s biggest competitor is Zoomorama, both projects are currently still in Beta but the ClosR site is still the most basic and easiest to use.

What are the differences to other apps?

There are a number of similar sites however this one is much more basic than most, of course this isn’t a bad thing. It does what it does very well. ClosR is very easy to use and works well with a number of popular social networking sites. It also features the option to crop your images online which means that other applications are not required. ClosR has been designed to load as quickly as possible.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

ClosR is very easy to use and it’s also very basic. This site doesn’t have some of the more advanced features that other sites have, however what it does it does very well. It’s a very quick tool to use and features a number of advantages. ClosR is ideal if you have large images which you want to make available to as many people as possible. It doesn’t however feature a snazzy user interface like some of its competitors but whether you like this sort of thing is up to you.

How does the registration process work?

Registering for an account is just like any other site you will need to make sure that you tick the box confirming that you have accepted the terms and conditions before you can register. You will then be sent a confirmation email which takes a few minutes to come through. Unless you click on the link in this email you will not be able to log into your account. It’s also annoying that you don’t get logged in automatically when you click on the link. It makes what should be a two step process three or more steps.

What does it cost to use the application?

ClosR is free for non commercial use. There are also a number of paid accounts or commercial users which have a number of additional features. These also have no limitations or advertising. Pricing information is only available on request and you must contact them if you are interested.

Who would you recommend the application to?

ClosR is ideal for anyone that is looking for a great way to upload their large images and make them available to everyone without compromising on the quality. It makes it possible to make your images zoomable which mean that people can look at a certain part of the image without losing any quality or having problems with speed.

  • Upload images
  • Make images zoomable
  • Make large images available to everyone
  • Supports PNG, JPEG and GIF images
  • Up to 100MB file upload size


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