Commons:Mobile app

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Wikimedia Commons mobile app was an official app for Android and iOS. A beta release of the Android version was available on the Google Play store, whereas an iOS version is available in the iTunes App Store.

It was available for Android and iOS but has not been maintained in a while and will likely not see further development, thus it has been removed from Play Store and App Store per this e-mail thread.

Features[edit]

The iOS and Android versions were planned to eventually reach feature parity, but the Android version had more features than the web one. They both used appropriate Commons conventions, such as using {{Information}} templates and adding for uncategorized images.

Android[edit]

At the time of its discontinuation, the app featured:

  1. Persistent Login
  2. Shows all your current contributions, lets you browse through them
  3. Upload a single file by taking a picture with the camera
  4. Upload a single file by picking an image you had already taken from your phone (Gallery picks up pictures on your Phone / Picasa, Dropbox also reported to work)
  5. Upload a single file by using 'share' from an external application (a sketching application, a gallery application, or a camera application) to Commons
  6. Upload a large number of files with easy sequential naming (and individual renaming) by selecting them all and using the 'Share' feature from a gallery application.
  7. Add categories for your uploads while you are uploading them
  8. Send feedback to the WMF Mobile team via a small menu item

iOS[edit]

At the time of its discontinuation, the app featured:

  1. Persistent Login
  2. Shows all your current contributions, lets you browse through them
  3. Upload a single file by taking a picture with the camera
  4. Upload a single file by picking an image you had already taken from your phone (Gallery picks up pictures on your Phone / Picasa, Dropbox also reported to work)

Screenshots[edit]

The following are screenshots from the last versions of the app:


Video Demo[edit]

The last beta iOS app as of 2013-04-15:

Identifying mobile uploads[edit]

Mobile uploads was planned to use the template Template:Uploaded from Mobile which added categories such as:

See also:

The Mobile Reportcard was also used to track upload statistics.

See also[edit]