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ThumbsPlus WebClient
ThumbsPlus WebClient offers a new way to share and view your images and ThumbsPlus database information over the web, providing worry free network and web access to your images without the hassle of traditional web site maintenance or network software deployment!

Finally you can put your IIS web server to good use and share ThumbsPlus databases anywhere! Internet or Intranet ... your clients, co-workers, friends and family can connect from Windows, Mac or Linux and see your ThumbsPlus database content the way you see it --
effortlessly and immediately!

The ThumbsPlus WebClient, the best way to share your ThumbsPlus image database content over the web or intranet, is easy to use, packed with features and comes with lots of rich help documentation and other information too!

Please check out the following links for all you need to know about the ThumbsPlus WebClient:

User Help      Administrator Help.

Want to see it in action? Please visit our live demonstration site, running ThumbsPlus WebClient Server 1.0 right now! Also, for information about the application architecture of the ThumbsPlus WebClient Server, please visit our technical information overview page.


ThumbsPlus WebClient Server Features
  • Search by file name, size, date, width, height, keywords, and user-defined field values and create found lists for files for display later.
  • Works with existing ThumbsPlus databases. Found lists, galleries, user fields and keywords are all there!
  • Extend a current ThumbsPlus network group to Mac and Linux users. The browser based interface allows non-windows clients to access your ThumbsPlus database information and hosted image files!
  • The client browser window layout is similar in form and function to the ThumbsPlus user interface.
  • Power users can view and save hosted images, regardless of the physical file location on your network.
  • Group level access configuration makes it easy to allow power users full control, while limiting guests to browsing only.
  • Crossbrowser support for Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla FireFox.
  • Convenient site administrator interface. Click here for more information.
  • Detailed server activity log showing user connections and administrative changes.
  • Create new image galleries.
  • Basic image printing feature.
  • Three configurable thumbnail display modes.
  • Folder tree support for Volumes, Found Lists and Galleries.
  • Play audio and video file formats in the browser view window.
  • Preview window for quick file display.
  • Toolbar buttons and graphics with a Windows XP feel.
  • Edit or create thumbnail annotations from the browser view window.
  • User uploads are automatically shared on the web.

Feature Highlights
Database Hosting
  • ODBC database support (MS Access format by default).
  • Host multiple databases from the same server
  • Find images and create found lists.
  • Display and search on user-defined fields.
  • Thumbnails must be JPEG compressed.
Image Viewing and Sharing
  • Open hosted images in a web browser view window.
  • View file properties and database information.
  • Send files as attachements or links via email.
  • Annotate database thumbnails
  • Save files easily from the browser window toolbar.
  • Zoom in/out on view window image.
  • Play audio and video file formats.
  • Basic image printing support.
Folders & File Organization
  • Familar ThumbsPlus folder tree format.
  • Image galleries and found lists for easy navigation and organization.
  • Found list creation similar to ThumbsPlus.
Thumbnail Display
  • Three customizable thumbnail views (standard, list and report).
  • Additional sort options (width, height, orientation, image size).
  • File type selection control
Other Features
  • Multi-user account access, with customized permissions.
  • Multi-user network licensees can use other ODBC-compliant databases.
  • Complete help documentation for all client and administator operations.
  • Upload pictures quickly and easily and have the images automatically scanned into the hosted ThumbsPlus database.

Guest account access vs. Authenticated account access

The ThumbsPlus WebClient Server user connection licenses (for authenticated account access) includes the following functionality not permitted in the built-in Guest account access:

  • Search for files and create found file lists
  • Create image galleries
  • Print hosted images
  • Save hosted images
  • Email images as attachments or links
  • Add image annotations to database thumbnails
  • Upload files to server for automatic scanning and inclusion in web content
  • Edit user preferences for data and user interface customization
  • Segregate sensitive images and information from guest users
  • Robust yet easy to understand group account configuration

System Requirements (Server)
  • Pentium 4, 1.2 Ghz processor.
  • 512 Mb memory.
  • 30 Mb hard disk space (database size not included).
  • Windows 2000 Server Edition, XP Professional, 2003 Server
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services web server ONLY
    version 5.0 or higher.
  • Pentium 4, 2.0 Ghz processor.
  • 1 Gb memory.
  • 50 Mb hard disk space (database size not included).
  • Windows 2000 Server, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional Server, Windows 2003 Server.
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services web server ONLY
    version 5.1 or higher.
  • IMPORTANT: This version of the ThumbsPlus WebClient will only run under Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) web servers. This release is not available for Windows XP Home Edition users, as Microsoft does not allow IIS to be installed under this platform.
  • The ThumbsPlus WebClient is a web browser based client interface connecting to a Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) web server hosting ThumbsPlus database content to users over the web. The ThumbsPlus WebClient Server is comprised of Active Server Page technology and ISAPI server extensions, with access to the ThumbsPlus database information achieved through an ODBC data source and ADODB connections.
  • As with most server-based applications, the ThumbsPlus WebClient Server will run best on systems with faster processors and more physical memory.
  • The total disk space required depends on the size of hosted database content.

Licensing & Pricing
Standard Pricing
for New Users
and Existing ThumbsPlus Professional
License Holders
  • The base price for the ThumbsPlus WebClient Server is $199 (includes unlimited number of guest account connections built right in).
  • The price for ThumbsPlus WebClient user connection licenses is $49.95 per concurrent connection (purchased access licenses allow for authenticated access and advanced client features, including thumbnail annotation, file printing, gallery creation, saved found lists and much more).

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