Create Photo Slideshow

Create impressive photo slideshows for CD ROM, DVD ROM, USB Stick


  1. Start ShowCreator
  2. Select "Image folder - open new folder in main window" from the menu bar or press F2.
  3. Navigate to the drive or path where you would like to create your show.
  4. Click on the button marked "Create folder" and create a new folder for the show, click on OK
  5. Select "Image folder - open new folder in external window" or press F3.
  6. Navigate to the folder containing the images for the show.
  7. Click to highlight the images you want in the external window and drag them into the main window by holding your left mouse key.
    Repeat steps 5 - 7 as often as you like.
    Please Note: Instead of the external window, you might also want to start a second instance of the ShowCreator program.
  8. Once you have collected all your images in the main window select the following from the menu bar: "File - Create new show..." or click on the corresponding tool-bar button.
  9. Check the option marked "Create new show in current folder" and click on "Ok".
  10. The slide show creation Assistant starts. In the first "settings" window check the option marked "Use the PicturePlayer presets" and click on the button marked "next >".
  11. In the "Save" window leave the file name "Show" as it is and click on the "next >" button.
  12. In the "End settings" window check the option marked "Start show when finished" and click on the button marked "Save changes>".
  13. The show you have just created will be started in show mode. Check that everything is OK and end the show.

Adding sound and text

  1. Double click on a thumbnail. A settings dialogue window for the image properties is opened.
  2. Enter your text in the field marked "Image info text". Depending on the settings you choose, this text will be shown in the tool-tip window, in the info window or in both windows. Use <BR> to create a line break.
  3. Use "Browse..." to enter a sound file into the "Image sound" field. This file will be started together with the image.

Changing the show settings

  1. Select "Slide show - slide show settings..." from the menu bar
  2. Here you can alter the settings for the Player's design and size, show controls, info text, background sound and fade-in effects.

Please note:

  • You can create a web show in html very easily from the slide show that you have just created. To do this, go to the menu bar and select: "Slide show - Create Web Show in html..." An assistant is started, which will take you through the remaining steps.

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