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Fedi Photo

Fedi Photo - quickly post photos to the Fediverse.
Android app to quickly post photos to the Fediverse.

I wrote this app to scratch an itch which was to post photos to the Fediverse frictionlessly while riding my bike.

You configure the text and hashtags for the status ahead of time. Then with 3 clicks post a photo.

* Click for camera.
* Frame subject and click to take photo.
* Click to accept photo and you are done.

The posting of the photo and status text is performed in the background. If connectivity is bad it will upload when connectivity allows.

Other features
* Multiple accounts.
* Multiple status configurations.
* Optional customizable date format using Java Simple Date Format.
The default format string is "EEEE MMMM dd, yyyy hh:mm:ss a z".
* Optional customizable latitude and longitude URL or text. Using two format arguments %.5f.
The default format string is: "https://openstreetmap.org?zoom=17&layers=m&mlat=%.5f&mlon=%.5f"
If you prefer Google Maps: "https://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query=%.5f,%.5f".
* After the photo is posted the app can
- Leave photo in the Fedi Photo folder
- Copy the photo to the Android Pictures folder
- Move the photo to the Android Pictures folder
- Delete the photo

https://fediphoto.com

Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 3.5 (26) suggested Added on 2020-11-12

    This version requires Android 8.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your exact location only when it is in the foreground. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 2.1 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 3.4 (25) - Added on 2020-09-09

    This version requires Android 8.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your exact location only when it is in the foreground. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 2.1 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 3.3 (24) - Added on 2020-08-17

    This version requires Android 8.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your exact location only when it is in the foreground. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 2.0 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log