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  1. Filter view to see only videos, or only photos, or only stories

    I think Lifecake is awesome I just wish there was a way to sort the videos. I would like to be able to see the videos by themselves.

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      6 comments  ·  Platforms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hi
      Many thanks for the feedback. It is a great idea. Let’s see what traction this idea gets in the forum and once we see some good votes we’ll get working on it.

      Thanks,
      Ed & the Lifecake team

    • Photo editing tools within the product

      At the moment you have to crop or amend the colours or add text/stickers to a photo before you upload it. If you could crop pics in this app it would be a lot better.

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        2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Hi.

        We’d love to introduce photo editing tools in the app. If this requests gets some good traction, we’ll escalate it’s priority in our list of todos.

        Huge thanks,
        Ed & the Lifecake team.

      • Story text format

        I'm afraid that I don't like how the stories display since the new update - it used to show a nice overview in attractive italic text of most of the story and now it shows maybe 3 big words and doesn't look as attractive at all

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          2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hi.

          Many thanks for this feedback. We do agree that this part of the update requires further work. We’ll ask our designers to get on it and let you know when an update might be available.

          Thanks,
          Ed & the Lifecake team.

        • have option to view date picture was taken and age of child and then the photos - like the format of Peekaboo Moments

          In the past I have used Peekaboo Moments, but really like that you all are good about reading our concerns and addressing them. I am willing to make the switch, but would love to see the view look more like Peekaboo Moments. IMHO the current format on iphone doesn't give as much detail as I would like to see. Also it would be awesome to be able to add stickers to images like in Tinybeans.

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            2 comments  ·  Platforms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Hi. Thanks for the feedback. It would be great to understand which additional details you’d most value in this view.

            Thanks,
            The Lifecake team

          • Ages shown

            I love seeing the age of my child in the pics (years, months, days), but would really also like to see the ages for each of my kids that are in the photos.

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              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Hi. Thanks for the feedback. I assume you are referring to Detail View here. It’s a really interesting request – our only fear is that it could potentially ‘clutter’ the view a little. Let’s see how our users vote on this – if it gets good traction we’ll certainly prioritise.

              Thanks,
              The Lifecake team.

            • web version like button in the flow

              Great that you made the flow in the web version scrolling from top to bottom!

              I would like to have the possibility to click like in the flow and and comments without click the big image.

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                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hey Stefan. We LOVE this idea. Let’s ask others to vote on it and if it gets some traction we’ll definitely look to prioritise.

                Thanks,
                Ed & the Lifecake team

              • Support for animated gifs (like auto awesome from google plus)

                We backup all photos (including non child) to Google Plus, and sometimes it creates sweet and beautiful animated photos. I tried to upload to Lifecake and the preview during uploaded was animated, but then once added the gif became static.

                Gifs are a standard format already supported by all browsers and mobile phones, please preserve the format for lifecake photos.

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                  8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Hey Eddie. Thanks for the feedback. We definitely could support animated gifs – it is really just a question of where we focus our resources. We’ll keep an eye on the number of votes this gets and shall keep you posted.

                  - Ed, the Lifecake Team

                • Make nicknames universal

                  i think that nicknames set by the parents should be the names that show for anyone looking at the account. For example, if my brother created his account with just his name, Matt, but I put his nickname as Uncle Matt, everyone should see his name as Uncle Matt when he loves a moment or makes a comment.

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                    10 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hi, Sarah! Thanks so much for this (and sorry for the delay in responding). Seems to be getting a lot of votes.

                    We didn’t do this currently because we know in many families people have their own personal nicknames for people (i.e. ‘Grandma’ for me is ‘Mum’ to my mother). This is our concern with making things universal.

                    Also, who gets to decide what someone’s nickname is? If it’s personal, then there is no issue. But if it’s universal, then only one person can decide.

                    Would love to know yours (and anyone else’s) thoughts on this!

                    - Nick, from the Lifecake team

                  • Add location to the pictures and view them on a map

                    It will be great to add this feature! Great idea for the globetrotters :)

                    16 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Hey Fanny! Great idea. As a starting point this could be a detail we show in the ‘information’ section of a photo …and perhaps later we could even look at creating a filter by most common location? Will put on our thinking caps – thank you for the suggestion.

                      - Ed, the Lifecake Team.

                    • 8 votes
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                      • Allow grouping of photos/stories under a heading

                        Make it possible to create a heading, e.g. Freddie's First Christmas or Trip to the Seaside, and then make groups of photos/stories appear under the heading.

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                          2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Hey Alexandra! Thanks for the feedback and sorry for the delayed response. The team talk about this concept a lot – it idea of being able introduce ‘chapters’ or ‘phases’ to the timeline. We don’t yet have any fixed plans to implement this but will be doing a lot more thinking in this area.

                          - Ed, The Lifecake Team

                        • Create an iOS app and a screensaver that will display photos from Lifecake automatically

                          Hey ! Thx for this.
                          It would be nice to have an iOS App and a screensaver for OS X that would be able to get pictures from Lifecake automatically and display them in different formats (as in std OS X Screensaver)

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                            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Photoframe Integration

                            I recently purchased a Pix-Star Wifi photo frame for all of my family members. The beauty of the frame is that it can automatically receive updates to the frame but having the photos sent to an email address. I find that when I post to Lifecake, I often have to separately email the photos to updates the frame. It would be wonderful if posted photos could emailed and "reflected" to an address attached to a family member. It would be amazing to add this integration or suggest a way I could receive updates to a photo frame. Alternatively, if Lifecake…

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                              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Hi, Josh! So sorry that there was a delay in responding to your suggestion.

                              We’re looking into how we can enable customers to integrate into photoframes in a simple way. And we’ll update in here when we know more.

                              In terms of Dropbox, you can actually import from Dropbox on your computer browser, iPhone/iPad or Android in the Lifecake app. It’s an option when you click or tap on +. Just let us know if you have any issues with this.

                              Have a great day!

                            • Compare children at at same age ie both my children when they were 4 months

                              We all like to see the comparison of our children when they were the same age would be a great addition to the new then & now . Us at the same age !

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                                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Thanks so much for this suggestion and so sorry for the delay. We have talked about this in the team a lot in the past – we’d love to do this – and it’s something we’re evaluating. We’ll update here when we know more about this.

                                Please keep the suggestions coming!

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                                  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Hi Caroline! Thanks for the suggestion – and sorry we’re not getting back to you sooner. We will continue to add platforms from where you can import to Lifecake. We don’t yet have a schedule for OneDrive but we’ll let you know when we do.

                                  - Ed, The Lifecake Team.

                                • Give the ability to make some pics/videos private.

                                  I guess it seems to defeat the purpose is you're using this awesome app to share pics/videos with family and friends. But I also like to be able to store all the pics/videos in one place. Some pics I may not necessarily want to share with everyone that can view the timeline so the option to make some pics/videos private would be great! Either way, I LOVE LifeCake!

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                                    3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Upload multiple photos into a slideshow without having to first import each individual photo.

                                    I love your slideshow option for uploading multiple photos of a single event, like a birthday party. (This feature sets you apart from your competition). But instead of having to upload each image separately and then make a slideshow out of them (thus duplicating the images on my timeline), it would be great to be able to choose several images at once (from iPhoto or wherever you load from) and put them directly into a slideshow...with no duplicate stills.

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                                      3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      Hi, Joan! So glad you love this feature :-)

                                      Just so we’re sure we understand, are you keen to make slideshows with photos that you don’t want to actually have in your Lifecake timeline?

                                      Thanks for helping us understand.

                                      Nick, from the Lifecake team

                                    • Create an option to select a default child for uploads.

                                      We have Lifecake accounts for both our son and our cousin's son, and every time we upload a picture we need to select which child it is for. Since we only upload pics for our son (and just view our cousin's son's account every now and then), it would be great if there were an option to make our son the default so we don't need to select him each time we upload.

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                                      • Pregnancy scan photo date scans ie wk(no) pregnancy

                                        Going through Ivf We have a photo of the embryos and have had 4 scans in 16weeks. It would be to have this date stamp and stage of pregnancy as an option!
                                        Get app otherwise so far.

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                                        • animated preview of videos like googleplus or facebook

                                          When I selected which videos to upload from googleplus, the previews were animated. Now that they're uploaded, the preview thumbnails are all static... I have to click play to see them move.

                                          I liked seeing the many animated thumbnails at once.
                                          Make this happen in the timeline too.

                                          See google plus or facebook for examples.

                                          6 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Hi Daniel! This is a great idea. We’d love to offer this functionality within our apps. We’ll start investigating how we can best make this happen. Have a great day! Ed

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