Lyn for Mac

Lyn for Mac

Average User Rating:
4.8
out of 4 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.0b7
File Size:
17.33MB
Date Added:
March 17, 2010
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Mac OS X 10.4 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC
Total Downloads:
6,823
Downloads Last Week:
53
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Additional Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.6
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    • All Versions:

      4.8

      out of 4 votes

      • 5 star: 3
      • 4 star: 1
      • 3 star: 0
      • 2 star: 0
      • 1 star: 0
    • Current Version:

      5.0

      out of 1 votes

      • 5 star: 1
      • 4 star: 0
      • 3 star: 0
      • 2 star: 0
      • 1 star: 0
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    • 5 stars

      "The version is excellent"

      July 25, 2014   |   By Marine_Strock

      Version: Lyn 1.5.2

      Pros

      My favorite feature is an ability to connect multiple iPhoto libraries. I also like the the folder tree on the left side of the window. Support is prompt.

      Cons

      fuzzy images on retina display

      Summary

      Lyn is a fast and reliable image viewer with some really nice features.

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    • 5 stars

      "Beats iPhoto by miles"

      June 02, 2013   |   By Misterknister

      Version: Lyn 1.2.15

      Pros

      - Needs only 50MB on disk (compared to iPhotos 260MB).
      - Spares 50% disk space for photo files compared to iPhoto (if you have 5GB photo files, iPhoto makes them 10GB in the end, while Lyn just shows your files as what they are = no increase).
      - You can store and organize your files in folders how you like and where you like. (iPhoto splits them into bunches of unknown badly organized folders you have no control over what it does).
      - Supports most cameras RAW format natively.
      - Looks and works nicely

      Cons

      - Supporting and displaying .MOV movies would be nice too, but of course Lyn is about photos, not movies, therefore I can live without it.

      Summary

      Lyn is simply the best Image Browser and Organizer I've ever seen. I have tried about everyting I could find. Most have too much whistle and bells without delivering the essential. While Lyn looks clean and nice and simple and has all I need for an image browser.

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    • 4 stars

      "A nice simple picture browser."

      December 21, 2010   |   By har2--2008

      Version: Lyn 1.0b27

      Pros

      Browses your pictures directly from the folders in which you organized the pictures listed in a sidebar. Various viewing options including slideshow. Complete EXIF data are displayed.

      Cons

      No possibility for even simple editing.

      Summary

      Simple and easy to understand. No importing and sorting. You organize your pictures as you like into folders and these are used as such.A sidebar lists the complete content of your HD (internal as well as external) Clicking a folder displays its pictures in any of 4 different ways: a strip where you can select the picture to be displayed in a larger format; icons (adjustable size); by name (with thumbnails) and as a slide show (viewing time not adjustable). The complete EXIF data of each picture are displayed in a right sidebar (optional).
      Individual pictures can be deleted, rotated or flipped but there are no editing tools.

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    • 5 stars

      "Works very well."

      April 02, 2010   |   By derringdodan

      Version: Lyn 1.0b7

      Summary

      This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
      Gave some feedback to Mirko on a slide show issue and he fixed it fast. Looking forward to the new features as it's updated. This image viewer works better than any free ones I've tried. Would like to see drag and drop for rearrangement of thumbnails. Thanks again for this.

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