Do you want to create slideshow from photos that can run as a standalone executable ? Do you want to create slideshow with music that can run directly, without the need to install any other application ? Do you want to share your photo slideshow but are worried that others do not have programs required to view them installed ? Do you want to create a slideshow that has a small file size and less than a video slideshow ?
Then try EXE Slideshow Maker 4dots which is a versatile slideshow maker with music and with it you can easily create a photo slideshow that makes a slideshow as a standalone executable (EXE) file that can run directly on any computer with Windows and .NET 2.0 and above installed.
It is not required to install any other program to view the slideshows, others just have to run them !
It will create slideshows that will have less file size than videos and can be shared via email if they are compressed as a ZIP file.
Simply add the photos to the application, set the background music, the image transition effect, how long the slideshow will stay on each slide and press on the "Create Slideshow" button.
Then the photo slideshow will be generated automatically.
EXE Slideshow Maker 4dots is powerful and has many features.
You can set for each slide how long it will stay on the screen and also the image transition effect that will be used for this slide. Also you can set an audio file to be added to this slide.
For example, if you want to describe only a specific slide you can add the narration audio file to this specific slide.
With EXE Slideshow Maker 4dots you can easily narrate the photo slideshow.
Simply, press the "Narrate" button. You can then press on the "Record" button to record the narration while you see exactly while narrating the slide that corresponds to the narration and the point where it will be inserted in the photo slideshow.
Moreover, EXE Slideshow Maker 4dots has strong image editing capabilities.
If you press on the "Edit" button of each slide then you can edit the image.
You can then easily add text, add watermark, adjust colors, adjust brightness, contrast, gamma and apply numerous filters on it.
Additionally, you can remove red eye from image, replace color, apply blur, sharpen, emboss, median, mean, sepia, grayscale, negative, edge detection filters and also many other filters on it.
You can also rotate or flip image, add border, enlarge canvas, swap colors and crop it.
The selected image editing actions can be applied on the selected slide or on all slides simulataenously. This means, you can save your time and apply the effect in one step for all slides you do not need to edit each slide separately.
EXE Slideshow Maker 4dots has 17 image transition effects such as crossfade, zoom in and zoom out, pan in and zoom, slide, curtain e.t.c.
You can specify the duration of each image transition effect and also the volume of the background music.
Also, you can specify whether the images will be resized proportionally to fit the screen size, or will be placed with their original size, or if they will be stretched to fit screen size.
Photos can also be rotated automatically so that they can be viewed correctly, based on EXIF information of the photo.
You can view the slideshow with animation or without any animation and move across the images with your left and right arrow keys after you press the escape key once.
The application supports drag-and-drop actions and is very easy to use.
You can also add folders of images and also import list of images.
The application is also multilingual and translated into 39 different languages.
If you ever have wondered how to make a picture slideshow then try this powerful, versatile application called EXE Slideshow Maker 4dots.
What's New in Version 1.2 :
New Feature : Right Click context menu for slideshow
What's New in Version 1.0: