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ScreensaverMaker Professional

Type of Program: Screensaver Maker
Supported Platforms: Win 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/XP
Company Name: 21Hua
Version: 2.3
Price:29.95 Desktop, 59.95 Standard, 149,95 Professional


This is an excellent and comprehensive tool with which you can create screensaver based on Shockwave Flash (no limit to your imagination!), Image Slide Show (display your favorite photos) and Movie (Quick Time, Mpeg, AVI...). Several options are available: More Files Support; MIDI, MP3, WAV, WMA Background music support; Transition Effect support; Masking Effect support ; Customizable screen saver Dialog box, sell your screen saver option, and more...

The program has an intuitive interface which makes it very easy for the user to build intricate screensavers. Some of the features include:
Support for Bitmap splash screen. Several Background options (solid, gradient, bitmap, original screen...). Project Preview before saving or building. Wallpaper Package - allow users to choose an image from the screensaver to display as wallpaper,and immediately apply it to their Desktop if desired. Customize Individual Scene - adjust individual scene's properties (position, effect, caption, background, etc.). Define each scene's caption. Support drop shadow effect. Readme and License text can now be in Rich Text format. Rich Text files (.rtf) can be directly imported. Automatic URL recognition - Can check for a number of URL formats (for example, http:) Easily collects media files using drag and drop from other programs. Choose font color, type, size, and effect for the global scene's captions. Project Save/Load - You can save and re-open your screen saver project. All settings are modifiable. Advanced transition effects with over 100 combinations producing smooth transitions between images, meanwhile supporting sound fx effect. There is also support for a large range of media files which includes swf, FLI/FLC, RAM, MOV, MP3 etc.

There are three versions all with different levels of features which can be found at and all in all it is a tool that could earn you a lot of money without too much effort.

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Reviewed by Simon Baillie

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