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The 4Sync team proudly presents the new cutting-edge web feature – “4Sync Comment Pins”!

“4Sync Comment Pins” is a brand-new feature that enables you to mark and annotate regions of shared image files at 4Sync (JPEG, PNG, GIF) directly in your web-browser.

“4Sync Comment Pins” can be super-helpful in discussions and revisions of images, web-design samples and any other graphic media. In addition, you can use the web-feature to:

  • Highlight errors/corrections and suggestions on designs
  • Mark & check proofs prior to a final release
  • Annotate designs, e.g. plans in discussions with other team members or clients
  • Discuss certain data point in charts and graphs
  • Name people in photos, etc.
Browsing Comment Pins

All added comment pins to a particular image at 4Sync are shown as circled numbers on the image on its preview web-page.

If you don’t see any pins on a specific image, check whether the “Eye” icon in the right upper corner is grey, or blue. If it is grey, click the “Eye” icon to show Pin numbers.

Browsing Comment Pins

All comments, associated with one Pin – will be marked with this Pin number- in the “Comments” bar.

Click a Pin and hover your cursor over it to see details and join the discussion.

Adding Comment Pins

If you wish to Pin a comment to a particular part of an image at 4Sync:

  1. Click the image to open the Comment Pin Editor.
  2. In the Editor window, drag your cursor to mark a Pin zone.
  3. Enter your comment in the opened field.
  4. Click “Submit.”

Adding Comment Pins

Disable/Enable Comment Pins for your images

You can switch off/on Comment Pins for your images, stored at 4Sync in a few clicks.

  1. Sign in your 4Sync account in a web-browser.
  2. Click the “🔻” icon.
  3. Click “Settings.”
  4. Tick “Disable all Comment Pins.”
  5. Click “Save changes.”

Disable/Enable Comment Pins

The Comment Pins history will be restored upon enabling Pins in the file owner’s account again.

Tip! If you wish to clear the Comment Pin history for your image, rotate the image in your web-account, then click “Ok.”

Ready to try out “4Sync Comment Pins” yourself? Open the download link to any shared image from your account and add your first pin!

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