Publishing Panoramas to Photosynth
Users of Microsoft Research's popular and free panoramic stitcher, Image Composite
Editor, can upload their beautiful creations to Photosynth and share them with friends and enthusiasts worldwide. Here's an example:
View from St Peter's Bascillica over Rome
, by PasiM
. Click the "Expand"
button above to view in glorious full-screen.
Photosynth LOVES your high-resolution panoramas. Every last stitched pixel is uploaded, and through the power
of Deep Zoom your viewers can smoothly zoom to the details whether
you've got a 20 megapixel pano shot on a point-and-shoot, or a
10 gigapixel monster
shot with your DSLR on the latest robotic head.
Even better, your glorious pixels wrap a full 360 degrees if that's what you shot, and
even fill in above to capture that
you were looking at. Try
doing that with a flat pano!
Sharing your Panoramas
Once your panorama has been uploaded to Photosynth.net, it will have its own
page and all the normal sharing and embedding options you'd expect:
Want more eyeballs on your fantastic work? We regularly feature great new panos on the
front page of photosynth.net, and when we do they usually get more
than 10,000 views in short order. Additionally, if you've geotagged your pano it
can appear on Bing Maps and if you associate it with a business it can be found via Bing's local search.
Check out this example (click "Step Inside").
Privacy and Copyright
By default everything you publish is publically accessible on Photosynth.net, but
there are simple controls for you to change this. Read all about it.
Photosynth is free, even for commercial use. Read more about it here.
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Thousands of ICE users are uploading their panoramas to Photosynth. Here are the
best of the recent ones.
Ready to get Started?
To publish to Photosynth you'll need to create a Photosynth account, and
the Photosynth processing application. If you don't already have ICE, you can
download it here. Then just click the "Publish to Web" button from ICE and your panorama will be composited for Photosynth and uploaded.