|The Virtual Lightbox was developed by Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), which distributes it under the terms and conditions of the GNU General Public License. Its primary function is to facilitate image comparison. Users can also populate the lightbox with images from their own hard drive.
|Technical Notes: Sun Java™ runtime environment 1.3+, which Internet Explorer users must install as a plug-in, is available here. If alerted by IE, "grant the session" or "trust the signed applet distributed by Amit Kumar" (one of the Lightbox developers) to allow the applet to run. Instructions for using the Virtual Lightbox