LiveBooth was an app I created for live event photographers and photo booths. I developed and maintained it for several years, but this year I committed full-time to Simple Booth and realized I can no longer continue working on it. Thank you to you everyone who downloaded and used the app. If you still need it, is is available on the App Store, but it is no longer actively being maintained. If you’re looking for world-class photo booth apps and hardware, I encourage you to check out www.simplebooth.com!

Sincerely,
Mark Hennings

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Overview

Settings

Setup

Printing Settings


The option to print appears on the Share screen along with the social sharing options when it is enabled. Printing in LiveBooth works over AirPrint.

You can pre-select a printer to use before the event which will prevent changes to the printer during the event. If you do not pre-select a printer, a dialog box will come up that lets the guest choose the printer.

Most consumer printers now available on the market are AirPrint enabled. Any printer, including professional dye sublimation printers, can be turned into an AirPrint printer using third-party print server software and a laptop computer.

We do not provide support for third-party software but we provide places to start encourage you to do your own research. Here are several places you may consider starting:

  • HandyPrint (Mac) by Netputing
  • Presto (PC or Mac) by Collobos Software
  • Printopia (Mac)
  • xPrintServer (hardware that plugs into your router)

In order to ensure that LiveBooth can print to any paper size and get the formatting exactly right, we have a Fine-tuning feature that accepts any decimal number, positive or negative to adjust the size in inches.Fine-tuning numbers change the size of the print job send to the printer. AirPrint is designed to center a print job in the middle of a page if the size it receives is smaller than the paper size. If it is larger than the paper size, it will get centered with the edges cut off.

The 4×6 and 5×7 Paper Size options are available as starting points but actually you can use any print size. For example, you could set the print size to 4×6 and the Fine-tuning Paper Width Adjustment to -2 inches and it would be a 2×6 print document that is sent to the printer. If you have a printer that supports printing 2×6 paper then you can make the most of it in this way.

As you change the Fine-tuning numbers and Paper Size, the Print Preview will also update. You can choose which image to use for the Print Preview from your iPad’s photos (tip: it should be one from your Photo Source).

LiveBooth will rotate your image to maximize the size of the image in the space available. If you have vertical photo strips in your Photo Source such as from a photo booth software, LiveBooth will calculate if it can fit two of the selected one in the print document or not. If it can fit two copies, then it will lay them out side-by-side. This is convenient if you have a printer that will print a 4×6 and cut it down the middle for you or if you intend to cut them manually for two photo strips per print.