Very helpful developer as well :)
The backend does not not allow for batch gallery image uploads and image uploads have to be done on a singular basis.
This gallery component is ideal for designers who need to showcase items for customers in detail as its zoom and fullscreen features allow up close scurtiny of items.
It supports music and video media playiing aswell.
Have you made sure you have the latest version of Flash Player?
If you have a issue with IE please send us a support ticket