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XML Zooming Slideshow

XML Zooming Slideshow

Video Tutorials:


  • Random zoom and movements of images (Ken Burns effect).
  • Could be used as banner system (with a link per image).
  • Optional Navigation panel at the top (could be hidden).
  • Optional Descriptions panel at the bottom (could be hidden).
  • Description panel immobilizer (the description panel always stays on ).
  • Possibility to change the colors of the Description panel for each image
  • Optional Play/pause button (could be hidden).
  • Unlimited images loaded from a separate folder, via XML.
  • Images loaded sequentially or “on demand” (Preloading for each image).
  • Slideshow size could be changed (! requires bigger images (in width and height) than the slideshow size – for the zooming effect – !).
  • Developed with Actionscript 2 (compatible with flash player 8, 9 and 10).
  • Ready to be used directly in a .html page, or to be loaded in a MovieClip.

XML parameters for easy customizations:

  • slideshowWidth: Width in pixel of the slide show.
  • slideshowHeight: Height in pixel of the slide show.
  • imageTime: Minimum Number of second(s) when the image is animated & displayed.
  • transitionTime: Number of second(s) for the transition between 2 images.
  • easeType: Transition effect (Bounce, EaseOut, ...).
  • toShuffle: Shuffle at random the order of your images or not.
  • enableNavigation: Enable the navigation panel at the top, or not.
  • enableDescriptions: Enable the description panel at the bottom, or not.
  • lockDescriptionOpen: Open and lock the description panel at the beginning of the animation.
  • enablePlayPauseButton: Enable the play/pause button in the description panel, or not.
  • enableImageLink: Enable a link for each image.
  • elementsTransitionTime: Number of seconds for the animation of the descriptions panel and the navigation panel.
  • elementsEaseType: Transition effect for the navigation and description panels (Bounce, EaseOut, Elastic,...).
  • colorTheme: Color of the tittle + color of the play/pause button (for each image).
  • colorBackground: Background color of the navigation and descriptions panels (for each image).
  • colorDescription: Color of the description text (for each image).
  • imageName: Name of the image (for each image).
  • imageDescription: Description of the image (for each image).
  • url: Link to external pages / websites (for each image).