Slideshow 0.3.3

Show images and text in a loop on monitors
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Slideshow is an software for showing text and images in a loop on monitors and projectors. It is not meant for situations where interactive control is required, but when the content is continuously looping for a long time.

The content is updated through a webgui. The application is split into two packages, the backend and frontend. The backend is written in C++ and OpenGL and the frontend uses PHP and MySQL. Currently the frontend is very GNU/Linux specific and will not run on any other platform. It is however meant to be as platform independent as possible, as long as it handles OpenGL.

Main features:

  • Webgui controls daemon, even starting and stopping.
  • Slides may consist of either text or pictures.
  • Custom look of text-slides.
  • Automatic aspect-correct resizing with ImageMagick.
  • Natively loads most image formats, including but not limited to: BMP, JPEG, PNG, GIF, TGA. For complete list see FreeImage.
  • Hardware acceleration with OpenGL.
  • Slide transitions via plugin-based system.
  • D-Bus support (currently very limited).
  • Licensed under AGPLv3.

last updated on:
January 10th, 2011, 15:44 GMT
license type:
GPL v3 
developed by:
David Sveningsson
ROOT \ Multimedia \ Video
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What's New in This Release:
  • A major overhaul of the frontend, which has been implemented using Python instead of PHP, and is now using jQuery to make it easier to handle slides.
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