'Ken Burns' Transition effect

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'Ken Burns' Transition effect

Post by Guest » Sat Oct 08, 2005 4:54 pm

Hi!

A Ken Burns transition effect would be great... Like in Apples iPhoto or in this freeware Screensaver: http://www.greggman.com/nostalgic/


Greetings from Germany
Jens

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Post by Irving » Sun Oct 09, 2005 5:30 am

That's actually a nice and nothing fancy (meaning not bloated) screensaver. (I personally recommend moving the "scale" setting slower).

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Post by helmut » Sun Oct 09, 2005 10:15 am

Irving wrote:That's actually a nice and nothing fancy (meaning not bloated) screensaver.
Really a nice effect which should be supported by XnView, if possible.
Irving wrote:(I personally recommend moving the "scale" setting slower).
Right, options for setting the speed and maximum zoom in/out would be good.
E.g. Zoom speed, Minimal zoom, and Maximum Zoom.

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Post by MrGold » Sun Oct 09, 2005 3:15 pm

WOW!!! Great effect, I hope it's possible to integrate this into XnView!

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Post by Irving » Sun Oct 09, 2005 4:12 pm

I don't really care for the zoom effect at all, so if implemented would like to be able to totally disable it.

The zoom effect in the linked screensaver can be minimal, though, so I recommend everyone give it a look.

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Post by helmut » Sun Oct 09, 2005 9:18 pm

Irving wrote:I don't really care for the zoom effect at all, so if implemented would like to be able to totally disable it.
Don't quite understand. If you disable the zooming, you have cross-fading, only. And cross-fading is supported by XnView in slide show, already. Or is there another difference between Cross-fading and Ken Burns but zooming?
Irving wrote:The zoom effect in the linked screensaver can be minimal, though, so I recommend everyone give it a look.
Also not sure what you mean, here: Do you want zooming or not? Or just a little bit zooming like in the screensaver sample?

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Post by Irving » Sun Oct 09, 2005 11:44 pm

I've never known XnView could do that. Just learned something.

What I meant is that the zooming effect can be minimized, and didn't want anyone to think I was giving the screensaver a low rating because I didn't personally like the zooming.

EDIT- I just looked and XnView doesn't crossfade or anything else, unless it's been added since 1.74 (confused)

Another EDIT: it says "transition" but all it does is jump from image to image, with no effect of any kind and there's no selection for any transitions.


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Post by helmut » Mon Oct 10, 2005 12:16 am

Irving wrote:I've never known XnView could do that. Just learned something.

What I meant is that the zooming effect can be minimized, and didn't want anyone to think I was giving the screensaver a low rating because I didn't personally like the zooming.

EDIT- I just looked and XnView doesn't crossfade or anything else, unless it's been added since 1.74 (confused)
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Transition effects including Crossfading have been introduced in XnView 1.80, so this is why... I guess you will love the cross-fading of 1.80 (I do). ;-)

Note:
Just noticed that the "List of changes in XnView 1.80" was hidden in a testing group. I've moved it and it's available at List of changes, now.

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Post by Irving » Mon Oct 10, 2005 12:36 am

Well, the preview junk ruined XnView so I'll stick with 1.74.

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Post by helmut » Mon Oct 10, 2005 12:39 am

Irving wrote:Well, the preview junk ruined XnView so I'll stick with 1.74.
I understand (Preview in "Effects" and "Adjust" dialog). In next release the previews can be switched on/off, so you can look forward to that one.

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Post by Irving » Mon Oct 10, 2005 5:49 am

Good! Then I'll check it out.

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any news?

Post by its_me » Thu May 18, 2006 3:45 pm

Hello,

are there any news available about the support of the Ken Burns Effect in XnView? I really love this effect - it would improve the dia show function lot.

Greets from Germany,
Jan

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Re: any news?

Post by xnview » Thu May 18, 2006 5:32 pm

its_me wrote:Hello,

are there any news available about the support of the Ken Burns Effect in XnView? I really love this effect - it would improve the dia show function lot.
No currently i can't work on this effect...
Pierre.

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'Ken Burns' Transition effect

Post by BryonB » Thu Jun 14, 2007 2:01 pm

I would LOVE to see an option for pan/zoom effects like this in the slide show feature in XnView. It really adds to the visual impact of a slide show.

Windows Vista has a slide show feature that includes this effect, but you can't export the slide show, or run it on another non-Vista PC. And my PC won't run Vista yet.

The Macintosh has this feature in iPhoto, but I don't have a Mac (or really want one at this point).

The only programs I know of that have this feature in slide shows are programs that create DVD slide shows, which don't offer full picture resolution.

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Re: 'Ken Burns' Transition effect

Post by DavidB » Thu Jun 14, 2007 2:25 pm

BryonB wrote:The only programs I know of that have this feature in slide shows are programs that create DVD slide shows, which don't offer full picture resolution.
You could try the venerable Slide Show to Go (details here), which now has a Ken Burns effect, and you can drag and drop file selections fro XnView into its layout window. SSTG is not to everyone's taste, but it does the basics of full screen slide shows pretty well. At $25 ($20 for the version without MPEG2 encoding) it's good value, but not as good as XnView!

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