Do we need the IPF app in the Mac App Store?

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    I think we do! I hate the site interface, but love the app and wish we had it on the Mac app store too! Is it possible?
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    That's a good question, Moonlit...I use both the the app and also use the browser to get to the forum. It would be nice to have that option, though!
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    Yes I would love that option also, but one would have to be created for it I guess

    I'm sure someone else posted on this once before too.
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    The site interface is ok, but an app for Mac would be great! I do have some issues with the iPad app, however. The controls and interface (especially) are cumbersome and need work. I use the iPF iPad app only when I have to upload photos.
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    I find the app very streamlined and easy to use.
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    Actually, I disagree!
    One major flaw is that there isn't a way to like posts within the app...
    :thumbsdown:
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    Well, seeing as that isn't a deal breaker for me..
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    Not quite a deal breaker, as I only use the iPF app when I have to upload photos from my iPad...
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    You don't find the site a cluttered mess? I do.
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    I actually prefer the website to the app. I would describe the app as a "cluttered mess," and the website as the (almost) optimal experience.
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    That's interesting as I see nothing streamlined about the site. Guess I prefer minimalism.
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    Guess I prefer maximalism. :)
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    If that's even a word :D
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    I guess I just like the website's interface better.
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    It confuses me. LOL
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    Actually, the app kind of confuses ME. However, I do applaud the iPF team for making the app, as it allows me to upload photos from my iPad like THIS ONE.
    .Photo 5.jpg
    Taken by a friend (not sure how they get such great shots!)
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    I always use the app, unless a comment sends me to the website.
    That's a great photo Goofy.
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    Another disadvantage of using the app is that you can't add smileys to your posts unless you've memorized the HTML code for the smiley you want and add it manually.
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    Oh, I don't know. dde04dde0adde03☺dde09dde0ddde18dde1adde33dde0cdde01dde1cdde1ddde12dde0fdde13dde14dde1edde16dde25dde30dde28dde23dde22dde2ddde02dde32dde31dde20dde21dde2adde37ddc7f

    Well one of em worked!
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    That isn't a problem for me, as I've been part of different forums for 10+ years :)

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