Change, ribbonize and multiple-at-once-sync profile pictures with Ubatar (Ubuntu Software Center)
Ubatar is a handy utility, useful to hassle-free change profile pictures via a global application that gathers various online services.
Launching Ubatar, presents the user a clean interface, mainly featuring a big-sized area (where the profile picture is exposed) and a clear toolbar filled with available actions.
Ubatar's usage is basically shaped around selecting an image and sync it with Ubuntu (one's user account picture), Gravatar, Launchpad and Twitter.
In order to add a to-be-set-as-new-profile-picture image, click the top-left
Choose button and select an image; after an image is selected, authorize (enable) preferred online services via the
Services button, action followed by step-by-step service authorizations (clicking
Authorize and enter the required account details).
Authorizing, for instance, Ubuntu (enabled by default) and Gravatar, automatically pushes the mentioned services (represented by specific icons) in Ubatar's bottom-left corner.
Removing the "old" profile picture and adding the newly added and displayed image (as the new profile picture for Ubuntu and Gravatar) is as easily as clicking
Sync (completed process notified via the desktop notification).
Along with the syncing (uploading) functionality, Ubatar comes with support to download profile pictures directly into its main view, thus generating numerous use cases, such as downloading one's Twitter account image and synchronizing it for Ubuntu and Gravatar, etc.
Downloading a profile picture is to be performed by clicking the toolbar's
Download (process to be followed after selecting the desired online service by clicking the down-pointed arrow next to
Sync, syncs the newly downloaded-from-Twitter image (if Twitter is selected) with all of the available services, allowing the user to download a picture from an account and push it to another services in a matter of seconds and directly from one desktop interface.
Ubatar features support for ribbons, meaning, clicking
Ribbons, exposes a left-side panel where ribbons (attachable labels) can be added to the profile picture, such as Android logo, Ubuntu logo, LBUA.
Ubatar 12.07 is available for free via Ubuntu Software Center.
Ubatar has been created as part of Ubuntu App Showdown.