Well said. The software creates a folder containing the full-sized images and establishes links to them. The fact those links open in a new window (or tab) is browser-dependent and not the fault of the software at all.
There are other galleries out there that do other things, and for the most part what a couple (not a lot) of people are asking for is something best coded yourself so you can create the landing pages for each image. No software is going to do that for you--not that I've seen, at least.
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