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Type of Program: Windows Screen Saver
Supported Platforms: Win 95 & Win 3.1
Company: Dogsaver
Version: 2.0
Price: $20
Installed Size: 1.80meg


DogSaver is a slide show Screen Saver for Win3.x and Win95 that displays dog breed specific images with optional breed or general care facts and trivia. I find the trivia to be very informative, you can learn lots of things that may even save your dog’s life. DogSaver can run an unlimited number of pictures in your play-list. You can even add your dog! Many of these options are not available in the shareware version. It’s sad to say that many people will not register the programs if they aren’t crippled, this is crippled and I feel rightly so. It is a great screensaver program. I haven’t found many with the options that this one has!

DogSaver supports any BMP or JPG graphic file, can play any WAV or MIDI audio file you choose, and offers password protection. DogSaver v2.0 added 113 transition effects between images, full screen blow-up mode, MIDI sound support, and theme group creation to manage your images by use of multiple user created play-lists.

The downloadable shareware versions include the Pembroke Welsh Corgi (WIN 95), (WIN 95 & Win 3.1) Bassett Hound, Beagle, Boxer, Bull Dog, Cocker Spaniel, Dachshund, Dalmation, German Shepard, Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever, Rottweiler, Schnauzer, ShariPei, Shih Tzu, Siberian Husky, Springer Spaniel, and the Yorkshire Terrier.

If you’re in need of a screensaver program and you love dogs this is the best I have found. Some may feel that it costs too much but in reality it’s worth the price, that’s just my opinion only. Check it out their homepage, and see for yourself!

The suggested requirements for running this program are:

486DX, 33MHz as a minimum system, with 4MB RAM

DogSaver requires a minimum video display setting of 256 colors, but 16 Bit (High Color) is recommended as the images are 24 Bit Color. A video card setting of 256 colors will greatly compromise the viewing of any photo image.

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Reviewed By: Martha Seward,

How to purchase or register:

Order on-line using their secure commerce server, print out an order form for custom & snail mail orders, or call 1.800.DOG.8499 or +1 302.762.6744
Fax your credit card order to +1 302.762.3974
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