3

I have a folder that contains a lot of subfolders which include photos and/or videos. Is there any free application that would display them in a random slideshow? It's something I want to run on a PC mounted on a wall. I point it to that folder and it starts displaying it, with some random/nice transitions. No need for anything more fancy, except maybe Previous/Next controls.

Edit: Just a quick clarification. Those pictures change all the time, and there are many of them. It's supposed to be in a store to display product pictures, so it's not like someone is actively watching the whole show. Currently, there are around 150,000 pictures or videos.

4 Answers 4

3

Windows Media Player, besides playing videos and music, also play pictures. Simply drag the folder to WMP to make a Now Playing list then press Play and set it to Full Screen. You can also enable Shuffle. Transitions wise there is only a fade effect. (I don't think I'm alone in saying I've always found any motion or random disintegration effects etc highly irritating)

1
  • Does indeed handle subfolders. Nice idea.
    – Nathaniel
    Jan 28, 2010 at 5:45
2

Went with Windows Photo Gallery in the end. Needs some manual updating, but works otherwise.

0

Have you tried PPT?it can display the picture and videos as a slide.

0

I found ScreenPaver. I decided to use BitTorrent Synch on my NAS where I drop in new images and it Synchs up with my new Photo Frame PC.

Pretty awesome software and quiet surprised there are not more available. I posted this here because I found this question before finding the the software. I hope it can help somebody.

http://www.screenpaver.com/index.html

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.