Easy Image Stitching for your Virtual Tours

Do you like panoramic photos in your virtual tours?  Did you know that there is software available at no charge that will automatically stitch your photos together?  Microsoft has released ICE (Image Composite Editor).  This is a program that can be used to edit photos, stitch and crop images.  Some of the features include:

  • Accelerated stitching on multiple CPU cores
  • Support for “structured panoramas” — panoramas consisting of hundreds of photos taken in a rectangular grid of rows and columns
  • No image size limitation — stitch gigapixel panoramas
  • Photoshop layer and large document support
  • Automatic exposure blending
  • Choice of planar, cylindrical, or spherical projection
  • Orientation tool for adjusting panorama rotation
  • Automatic cropping to maximum image area
  • Native support for 64-bit operating systems
  • Wide range of output formats, including JPEG, TIFF, BMP, PNG, HD Photo

So if you want an easy way to make panoramic images check out Microsoft’s ICE.



About the Author:

Adam Small is the CEO of Connective, LLC, which owns Connective Mobile and Digital Home Info. Connective Mobile is a text messaging solution offering group texting, subscription management, both SMS and MMS, and a robust API that's integrated as a third party solution for major marketing technology platforms. Digital Home Info is a Real Estate Marketing Platform that provides lead generation, digital marketing and CRM services to the real estate industry.