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phoby

Photo Beside You.
version 2.2: 2003-02-27 updated
Yukihito Furuhashi
English | Japanese

About phoby

This is a slide show application that shows pictures, which is supported by QuickTime, in a folder. phoby shows transparent picture as front window, so you can always see pictures.

A slide show can be started by drag & drop from iPhoto to phoby, so you can see your iPhoto albums.

Amazing Feature!

System Requirement

phoby (1.2 or later) requires Mac OS X 10.2.x.


License

phoby is free software. The license of phoby is GNU Public License. You can edit, change, redistribute freely.


Usage

You can start new slide show by select files and/or folders via File->Open... or drag & drop to an application icon. You can drop photos from iPhoto.

You can start iPhoto album slide show from menu, which is File->Open iPhoto Album sub menus.

You can append pictures to active slide window by select files and/or folders via File->Add... or drag & drop to a slide window.

Grab the right bottom of window, then change the size of window. Grab other area, then move the window. Select menu of Slide->Zoom, then zoom the window (avoid menu bar and Dock).

Select menu of Slide->Show control drawer, then show a slider to change transparency rate.

Select menu of Slide->Change slide iterval..., then show a sheet to change interval of slide. A minimum interval is 2 sec.

Select menu of File->Save, then save a slide set, and you can select this file via File->Open....

Select menu of Slide->Change buffer size..., then you can control buffer size (how many slides preload?).


Project

Project @ SourceForge.jp:
http://sourceforge.jp/projects/phoby/

Feedback

mail or


Version History

2.2

2.1

2.0.2

2.0.1

2.0

1.4

1.3

1.2

1.1.1

1.1

older versions' information


CVS

You can checkout anonymous CVS repository.

cvs -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sourceforge.jp:/cvsroot/phoby login

cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sourceforge.jp:/cvsroot/phoby co src
      

Special Thanks

Mr. Shiroyama advised to me how to handle plural files drag&droped as one document in Mac OS X Dev-jp Mailing List. Thanx Shiroyama.

Christian Grunenberg, who is author of PhotoStikies, advised how to ignore mouse event on window. Thanx Criss.

Heitaro-san gave me a bug information. Thanx Heitaro-san.


Macintosh Life(Japanese)
Author's page
Vanitas
Criss's page. He produces PhotoStikies, etc.


Copyright 2002-2003 Yukihito Furuhashi.