Tracking the elusive Synth Creature: she is a real beauty but.... can she???

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I read you can imbed a synth (Like YouTube) on you own site. Very cool. Can You imbed it on a site and play in Firefox? Just trying to find a way to watch it on my mac... I think I know the answer already.. but I figured I would ask...

PS - can you view it on the iPhone.. again a mac related question... sorry!

Regardless of your response, this is awesome!
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You can watch it on firefox but unfortunately we don't have a mac version; see this thread .
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I know that this thread is ancient, but wanted to get the word out that on 2013 December 10th, Photosynth put up a beta of what they're going to be releasing in 2014.

There are no native apps yet, but the preview of their new website is live and you can sign up for access.

Once you're accepted, all you need is some photos shot for one of the four new synth types and your desktop/laptop web browser.

The photos for new synths are now uploaded directly through the browser, synthed on Photosynth's servers, and viewed in the browser.

The new synth viewer is written in WebGL and works in Internet Explorer 11, and the latest versions of Firefox and Chrome (Safari as well, if you manually enable WebGL). This means that you can now both create and view synths from any desktop or laptop, regardless of whether it runs Windows, MacOS, or Linux.

To get you started, here is the video tutorial for the new Photosynth preview:

To see it again, just visit
For more detail, please download the Expert Shooting Guide from that page.

Also, here are two videos about the Photosynth 2014 Technical Preview which will help you get a flavor for how things have changed.

One by Photosynth's former architect, Blaise from TED Global 2013 on June 6th:

and another by Photosynth manager, David Gedye:

Looking forward to seeing uploads from everyone!
Come by the forum for the preview and share your thoughts with Photosynth's team and other peers like you and me.