Webcam Photobooth - Release History

23 August 2016: v2.3

  • Added fast stills capture option in video booth mode for creating fun animated GIFs
  • Added the option to create an animated GIF of the video clip when using the "Capture clip as a series of still frames" in video booth mode
  • Added the option to create an animated GIF slideshow of the stills photo booth shooting sequence
  • Added support for posting photos to Twitter
  • Added support for sending photos by MMS (US and Canada only) or SMS via
  • Now supports MP4 or MOV files for animated screens and countdowns
  • Movie file display no longer requires Apple's QuickTime libraries
  • Fixed a problem in v2.2 where the default profile is not loaded at the end of the shooting sequence

15 December 2015: v2.2.2

  • Added a clicker mode option allowing users to choose when to take each photo instead of using the automated countdown
  • Fixed a problem with image attachments not displaying in emails sent to
  • Replaced %1, %2, %3, %4, %5, %6 tokens with {yearNow}, {monthNow}, {dayNow}, {yearLess8h}, {monthLess8h}, {dayLess8h} to avoid problems with unwanted substitutions in emails
  • Fixed a typo in the default text for HTML emails: correcting <image src="{image}"> to <img src="{image}">

9 November 2015: v2.2.1

  • Fixes a problem in Webcam Photobooth v2.2 with setting the print preview size and position in the print confirmation screen

19 October 2015: v2.2

  • Added new touchscreen action editor
  • Added "Message input at end of sequence" touchscreen keyboard option to allow users to enter a message which can be added to the printed output (using the {message} token)
  • Added an option to print photos from the sharing screen (this can also be selected when running the photobooth setup wizard)
  • Added optional password to protect "exit photobooth mode" touchscreen action
  • Added touchscreen actions and keyboard shortcuts to select a profile and start the shooting sequence (profiles 1 to 8 only)
  • Added the option to log Facebook uploads to file
  • The default touchscreen keyboard for entering the user's Facebook login name and password now displays punctuation characters when the shift key is pressed (US keyboard layout)
  • Email message text can now be specified in HTML format and plain text format
  • Added offline email mode and the ability to send the emails after the event
  • Added mandatory option to <prompt> tag in touchscreen keyboard XML definition to indicate that an input field must contain text
  • Added Inactivity timer which automatically switches the photo booth to standby mode after a user definable period of inactivity
  • Now supports up to 12 captions in the print layout, options to change the caption display order and the option to right justify the caption text
  • Fixed a problem loading a profile with "video booth mode at startup" set when video mode is already active

9 October 2014: v2.1

  • Added the option to crop the photo before uploading to Facebook or sending by email
  • Added "Single strip of 2" preset layout option
  • Fixed a possible problem where uninstalling a printer driver could cause the program to crash
  • The body text for emails now allows return characters
  • Improved error reporting when testing and sending emails and improved support for services such as free email services like

9 September 2014: v2.0

  • Added interactive editor for photobooth print layouts
  • Added the importing and exporting of photobooth print layouts
  • Added the ability to print QR codes on photobooth prints
  • Added optional thumbnail display in photobooth mode
  • Added new photobooth dashboard to provide quick access to the main photobooth settings
  • Increased the number of photobooth profiles from 8 to 18
  • Increased the number of photobooth captions from 2 to 8

20 February 2014: v1.7

  • Added the ability to upload photos to a user's Facebook page in photobooth mode
  • Added the ability to email photos in photobooth mode
  • Added "Confirm printing (no JPEG copy)" print option in photobooth mode

28 November 2013: v1.6.3

  • Added a single photo layout option in the photobooth setup wizard and preset layouts tool
  • Improved the performance of printing custom layouts in photobooth mode when images are printed multiple times e.g. the double strip of four layout
  • Now disables touchscreen edge gestures when running in full screen photobooth mode on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 systems
  • Fixed a problem saving the touchscreen keyboard layout to file

21 October 2013: v1.6.2

  • Added the option to rotate as well as crop and resize the additional JPEG copy of the printed output
  • Fixed a problem with the ready screen not being displayed after a fast reprint
  • Fixed a problem with the sizing of the optional file when using profiles to switch to video booth mode

20 March 2013: v1.6.1

  • Fixed a problem with post processing options affecting the printed output
  • Fixed a problem with an "ActiveMovie" window being displayed when switching to video mode on some systems

27 November 2012: v1.6

  • Added the ability to use movies to animate photobooth screens
  • Fixed a problem with the date and time values saved in the XML summary file
  • Added next/previous profile keyboard shortcuts and touchscreen actions in photobooth mode
  • Added two new preset photobooth layouts: double strip of 3 photos and single strip of 3 photos

8 November 2012: v1.5

  • Fixed a problem where stills mode uses the video resolution when switching from video to stills mode
  • Fixed a problem with touchscreen actions when using the photobooth setup wizard with the touchscreen and video options
  • Added fast resize option in photobooth mode - provides faster print processing with minimal reduction in image quality
  • Added post processing options in photo booth mode for easier website and social networking site uploads

16 May 2012: v1.4

  • Added Photobooth Setup Wizard which automatically creates all the screens and the print layout for common photobooth configurations
  • Added an option to include the current printer settings when saving the photobooth settings to file
  • Added a quick reprint option (keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+R) when the output option is set to "Print and save JPEG copy"
  • Added {uid} token which generates a unique id for filenames and captions when shooting in photobooth mode

3 February 2012: v1.3.2

  • Added <caption1> and <caption2> tags to the XML photobooth summary file
  • Added an option to the touchscreen keyboard to hide text when entering a password
  • Greenscreen backgrounds can now be replaced by copying the new greenscreen_background.jpg image into the photo booth images folder while the booth is running
  • Fixed problems using 8 profiles in photobooth mode

11 January 2012: v1.3.1

  • Added timeouts in photobooth mode for print confirmation, touchscreen keyboard input and video confirmation
  • Displays optional reprinting,jpg screen image and skips the print confirmation screen when reprinting photobooth images
  • Added optional checkboxes to the touchscreen keyboard in photobooth mode
  • Fixed a problem with the software crashing on some systems when switching between video booth and stills photobooth modes

30 September 2011: v1.3

  • Increased the number of profiles from 6 to 8
  • Added the option to use {photoboothSubDir} or {photoboothDir} tokens when specifying the profile pathname to allow the use of more than 8 profiles
  • Now displays the video_playback_finished.jpg screen image, if defined, after video playback
  • Added the ability to specify the size and position of the playback window in video booth mode
  • Added the ability to specify a horizontal offset for the live view display
  • Added a separate delay for the first photo in the sequence
  • Added optional color management of printed images
  • Fixed a problem in Webcam Photobooth v1.2 that affected the loading of profiles
  • Fixed a problem with incomplete screen refreshes when switching profiles

26 July 2011: v1.2

  • Added preset layouts when using the custom layout option to help design popular layouts using four photos
  • Added monochrome tint option to support printing in sepia and other tints
  • Fixed problems with touchscreen actions not being processed in video booth mode
  • Fixed a problem writing user entered data from the touchscreen keyboard to the XML summary file

8 June 2011: v1.1

  • Added video booth mode

4 May 2011: v1.0.1

  • Added blue screen shooting
  • Added default profile option to reset the photobooth to a known state after each shooting sequence
  • Enhanced touchscreen keyboard in photobooth mode to allow multiple input fields and the use of a normal keyboard

28 February 2011: v1.0

  • First full public release