Hi Shrinivasan, I just used this tool and found the upload process much easier.
Initially, I tried uploading multiple images in the web and abandoned it. I am sure that this will motivate me to upload more images. Thanks a ton. Ravi On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 6:40 PM, Shrinivasan T <tshriniva...@gmail.com>wrote: > Friends. > > Tamil Wikipedia announced a Media Contest to increase the commons > media files like photos, audio and video in the wikipedia world. > see the announcement here. > http://ta.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contest/en > > To upload the photos there are two ways available so far. > > 1. The web based upload wizard > http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:UploadWizard > > 2. Java based upload tool - Commonist > http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Tools/Commonist > > We have to provide a detailed filename and description to the images > for uploading. > > When we have a bunch of photos to upload, we have to select them, > crop, or edit them before uploading. > > Found that that "GThumb Image Viewer" can show the files, edit the > files and add IPTC tags to the images. > > We can view,edit,delete,rotate,crop and add the required Description > and Title to the images > for uploading to wikimedia commons. > > How to upload the files? > There are two tools already. > But, I wanted to plugin to any image viewer to upload to wikimedia > commons directly. > No image viewer has that plugin. > > DigiKam has it, but due to some issues, the mediawiki plugin is not > released. > > So, I started to write my own script for uploading all the files in a > folder to upload to mediawiki. > > Here is it. > http://code.google.com/p/mediawiki-uploader/ > > Usage details are available in INSTALL and README files. > > Thanks for the wikipedia users Surya and Sodabottle for their valuable > suggestions. > > Please report if there are any issues. > > Provide your suggestions for improving too. > > Thanks. > > >
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