dvd-slideshow makes a video slideshow with from a batch of pictures. The output can be in FLV, MP4, or DVD format. It consists of a set of scripts: dvd-slideshow reads a text file list of all the pictures you want in one slideshow and creates a movie with your audio tracks and specified timing. It supports effects such as fades, crops, and the Ken Burns effect. dvd-menu makes a top-level DVD menu with the output files from dvd-slideshow. dir2slideshow makes a dvd-slideshow input file from a directory of pictures. gallery2slideshow makes the input file from your Gallery album. The output is fed through dvdauthor to create DVDs.
Box Flash Gallery, based on Adobe Flash (cs3) technology, implements a natural and compact way to present your photos online. Use a table structure of thumbnails for navigating through your online flash album. Two versions are available: a Flash CS3 component for Adobe Flash CS3 users, and SWF object for users who do not have Adobe Flash. You can download a free demo with restrictions on the maximum quantity of photos, or buy the full version with 12 month support. There are no restrictions on the quantity of uploaded photos or quantity of domains where you install the gallery.
Art Photo Gallery is a simple and compact photo gallery. Its flexible appearance settings allow it to blend with any design. You can publish any photos and images on your site in a matter of minutes using this photo gallery. It is available either as a Flash CS3 component for Adobe Flash CS3 users or a SWF-object for users who do not have Adobe Flash. You can download a free demo with restrictions on the maximum quantity of photos. The full version includes 12 months of support with its purchase. There are no restrictions on the quantity of uploaded photos or the number of domains where you can install the photo gallery.
gdvdslides allows you to create a slideshow video from a set of JPEG image files and audio files. It creates a script of actions which are used to produce the slideshow video. Actions include titles, multi-track music, transitions between slides, special effects in slides, support for slideshow themes, and inclusion of video clips in the slideshow.
dvd-slideshow-editor is a GUI editor for the dvd-slideshow script. dvd-slideshow is a very flexible program, and produces high-quality slideshow video. However, it is text-based. This program allows you to see visually where you are cropping or how the kenburns effect is going to look in the final product.
Atmoslide is a Flash application for showing photos or images on a Website. Image selection is done with a list of photos that animate 3-dimensionally like CoverFlow from Apple. The main image is shown centrally above the selection list, and can have an extra added border, and an atmosperic surrounding effect which is based on the colors of the image. To implement this, you have to supply an XML file which lists all the images and all the settings.
Weighted Slideshow is a small shell script that creates a random playlist file from image files in the current directory. This list can then be used as input to an image viewer (such as "feh"). Although many image viewers can display a slideshow of randomly selected pics, Weighted Slideshow strongly favors files with newer modification times over older ones.