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How can I annotate/draw on pictures online?
March 27, 2011 9:38 AM   Subscribe

Any webapp/code available that can let people post pictures online and have others annotate them with their comments and drawings?

Hi, am trying to see if there is any webapp or readymade code available that will enable people to annotate pictures - not only with comments as is already available in flickr etc. but also to make simple drawings - circles, lines etc. on the picture?

The app should also be able to save these annotations so that when new users come and visit the picture, they can see existing annotations (and drawings) and add their own. Just to give an example of usage - if someone puts up a photo of the empire state building, users should be able to draw circles/lines on it to indicate their offices, the views visible from each floor etc. Hope this makes sense
posted by epiphinite to Computers & Internet (5 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Skitch. Love it.
posted by DarlingBri at 9:40 AM on March 27, 2011


Thanks, something with this functionality is what I'm looking for. However, sadly they do not seem to have a developer api anywhere. Any suggestions on similar tools that do have APIs available? And thanks DarlingBri for the Skitch link!
posted by epiphinite at 10:18 AM on March 27, 2011


Not sure about drawing, but fotonotes is a pretty common image annotation tool.
posted by pwnguin at 10:43 AM on March 27, 2011


Picnik? API here.
posted by jferg at 12:04 PM on March 27, 2011


Thanks jferg, close but not exactly what I was looking for. Thanks everyone for their inputs!
posted by epiphinite at 6:00 AM on March 28, 2011


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