To address many of the issues you all had with the PhotoZoom functionality, we have released an updated preview version of Deep Zoom Composer. You can download the updated version from the following link:
|Download Deep Zoom Composer|
Be sure to uninstall your current version of Deep Zoom Composer before attempting to install the latest version. The issues we fixed revolve around making the log-in screen more clear and ensuring uploads do not time out.
More specifically, you need to create an account on PhotoZoom prior to being able to upload via Deep Zoom Composer. The PhotoZoom Export tab now makes that step explicitly clear:
The second set of changes revolved around the log-in and upload difficulties many of you pointed out. We significantly increased the timeout for uploads so that most large uploads on slow connections will still succeed:
Do you have the latest build?
Because we released the updated version so quickly after we released the last one, do check to make sure you are running the latest version. You will know if you have the latest build by going to Help | About and seeing the build date, 3 August 2008:
Overall, this update is designed to make using PhotoZoom via Deep Zoom Composer usable. We think this is a great feature that makes Deep Zoom Composer more approachable by non-technical users, so please let us know if you continue having any difficulties, and we will be glad to take a look at.