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The Wizard's Guide to Building Screensavers


Make a Movie Screensaver (Windows) :

Welcome!

To prepare, you will need to download iScreensaver Designer, and have either a Movie or folder of Images already gathered together (in your computer!).

For a movie screensaver, have a prepared movie file on your hard drive.

Please enter a Name :
You will need to name your screensaver here, and choose 'Movie' as your selection. The name will be initially used as your Project name, your Installer name, and your Screensaver name, which are all changeable later on when in Expert Mode.

Movie Content

Movie File :
Choose 'Select Movie File...' to select a QuickTime or Flash movie. These files can include a variety of QuickTime formats.

Video Options

Size :
Choose how the movie is displayed on the screen: whether using the actual original size, proportionally stretching the movie to fit the screen, or filling all the way to the edge of the screen regardless of original size.

Preview Controls :
You can play, pause, rewind, step backwards and forwards, or even test Full Screen from this panel.

You can individualize settings for each image when in Expert Mode.

Build and Install

Install on my Computer Now :
This will build just the installer for your machine, and will walk you through the installation process.

Make Installer Program :
This will make both Windows and Macintosh installers and reveal them in the desktop. These can be emailed to users of either platform.

Expert Mode :
This will take you to the main editing environment of iScreensaver. All customized controls are available when your project is opened in Expert Mode.

Purchasing Your Screensaver

These buttons will open the Store pages of the iScreensaver website.




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