Manager is designed for giving slideshows. Well that's obvious isn't it,
so what different from the host of programs claiming to do the same thing?
Firstly it is aimed at producing
the best quality images possible for showing using a digital projector and secondly
it integrates panoramas into the slideshow. You can zoom in on an image
and also zoom out. And, most importantly you can do it all interactively.
all very well setting up a slideshow, burning it to a DVD and showing it on the
TV, but once done it's fixed and anyway while showing it to a few friends is OK
the quality of the TV really doesn't do justice to all your lovely images.
you need is a slideshow that comes up to the standard of the good old Kodak
Projectors - remember how you could fade between images which gradually
dissolved from one to the next? And then it needs to be
interactive. All you have to do is point at an image, then you can zoom in on the
chosen spot there and then.
4 of Slideshow Manager adds:-
(static and animated)
- vertical as well as horizontal
a portion of an image and use that as a panorama
redesigned interface to make setting up your slideshow even easier
Manager shows pictures in sequence, just like a slideshow given with slides and
a slide projector.
Not only can you fade between pictures, you can fade into and out of panoramic photos, which
scroll smoothly across the screen or up/down the screen (Try starting at the
foot of a statue and panning up to finish at the head).
You can zoom in on a picture. Just click a chosen point and Slideshow
Manager will zoom in on this. You can also preset the chosen point so
that, when you click, the zoom runs automatically.
There's no need to edit your original pictures. If they are larger than the
current screen size then Slideshow Manager will automatically scale each
up Selecting and arranging the pictures for your slideshow is easy as
you drag and drop pictures where you want them in the show.
operation Having chosen the pictures, and arranged them in the order you want them
to appear in the slideshow, you can save the setup and replay the slideshow,
this time running entirely automatically.
Each picture can have its own transition type and display time.
Music files or any soundtracks can easily be synchronised to the slideshow
Monitor resolution Slideshow Manager is
designed for monitors set to either SVGA or XGA resolution - the two standards
for generally available digital projectors, but will happily operate at higher
to try out Slideshow Manager?
a fully functional free trial copy.
(Trial version is limited to 15 pictures in slideshow)