Sometimes you just want to edit a photo quickly and do not want to bother with complex programs like Adobe photoshop and Lightroom. The purpose of glympse is to let you edit and manipulate your photos on the web without the hassle of installing photo editing software on your pc or macbook. The main editing app is very simple to use. Upload your photos to a server and get the Url of the image and use that to pull the image into the editor. If you need to use a free upload service, you can use Dropbox or your own web server. The service is designed this way to save disk space.