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Hot Chrome Screensavers

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Type of Program: Screensaver
Supported Platforms: Win. 3.1x and Win.95
Company Name: Flywheel Software
Version: 1.1
Price: $18.00
Installed Size: 66kb


Hot Chrome Screensavers is an interactive metal sculpture screensaver collection. It has 12 screensavers. The screensavers are named Whirly Bird, Cleveland, Flight or Fancy, Robot Descending Staircase, Space Balls, Quicksilver, Turbine Blades, Fun Dance, Dragon Skin, Alien Artifact, Folded Light, and Ant Fugue. You can choose any one of the 12 screensavers or you can choose random. It prefers that your computer be set in the 256 color mode for the best display of the screensaver.

The first time you run this program it will install it to Windows screensaver list so you can choose it through Desktop properties. Besides just choosing the Hot Chrome screensaver in Windows Desktop Properties you can click on setting and choose which screensaver you want or random and other options. The other options is what sets this screensaver program different from others. If you click on the circle under options you can set the other options. One option is metals where you can choose Silver, Copper, and/or Gold. Anther choice you have is if you want it to be in standard, keyboard, or interactive mode. The standard mode is just your normal screensaver. The keyboard mode lets you interact with the screen saver using your shift (to change color highlights), control (mellow color highlights), Delete, Pause, and the F1-F12 keys (changes between the different screensavers). The interactive mode lets you use your keyboard and mouse to interact with the screensaver letting you manipulate the sculptures by pulling, locking and dragging them into different shapes. All in all this is a pretty cool program.  

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Reviewed by Zonia J. Heath

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