Topic: EXPIRED:Soundslides 1.4 beta (Mac & PC) - updated with stable release!
This is Soundslides 1.4b258.
Mac download (OS X 10.3, 10.4 PPC, 10.4 Intel)
PC download (Windows XP)
PC download (Windows 2000)
This release is a beta. Please be careful not to delete your current stable version of soundslides.
Also, make backups of important projects BEFORE loading them into this release.
See the full list of changes and screenshots in the wiki.
New feature highlights
New interface for captions and new names for the project panels. ("Slides" has replaced "Images", and "Project info" has replaced "Metadata")
Transition duration control and two news transition types (Straight cut, Fade out/Fade in) added to the default crossfade.
Two new player options; scrubber preview and volume control. preview here.
Added ability to have different shells, or templates, and to assign a shell as a default.
Added two shells, one as an branding example and another with side caption display.
New quick keys for navigating between the project panels. (F1-F5)
New feature examples
Fixed a bug where the outbin images were exported even though they were no longer needed.
Fixed a problem typing CAPS when using non-English character input sets. (previous Mac beta)
Output sizes would not resize correctly when re-opening an existing project. (previous Mac & PC beta)
New preloading mechanism in the slide show player, which is more robust with problematic servers.
Fixed a registration problem where an ADMIN registration would not save to MANAGED account users. (Mac)
Changed the image importer to accept filenames containing umlauts and accented characters rather than request the user rename the files.