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I'm looking for a simple-to-use photobooth type system, where the user presses GO (or some such button), a photograph is taken, then immediately printed. Something like Apple's Photobooth, but that prints the picture taken immediately. We have a number of different computers (OSX, windows, or linux) and cameras (mostly Cannon SLRs) at our disposal. Does anyone know of any such software?

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Have you tried typing in "photobooth software" to Google? I seem to see a variety of solutions right away... –  dpollitt Aug 13 '12 at 1:26
    
Many questions asked on photo.se can be googled. The point here is to get personal or professional opinions. –  AndyML Aug 14 '12 at 16:22
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@AndyML Good questions show some evidence of research. If a question can be googled, it should be. –  Caleb Jan 28 '13 at 0:03

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I think this is exactly what you're looking for: http://sparkbooth.com/

Spark Booth is an easy to use standalone software.

  • It includes a template designer and a touch enabled interface that is easy to use even for children.
  • It also features an optional auto-print feature
  • Integration with social networks for the posting of the pictures taken.
  • It supports USB buttons so you can remove all other controls from the machine in case you deploy this in an area where that would be an issue
  • There is no requirement for an internet connection for the printing and local store operations

There is a good document about creating a DIY photo booth including links on how to get a physical button at http://rasterweb.net/raster/2011/05/19/the-photo-booth/?iframe=true&width=80%&height=80%

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Can you elaborate a bit, briefly describe why you think it's a good fit? –  MikeW Jan 27 '13 at 23:48
    
@MikeW I hope it looks better now. –  psarossy Jan 28 '13 at 7:46

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