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Phil Aylward
Recreate Picasa Timeline Effect for a dvd menu
on Feb 16, 2009 at 7:57:31 pm

Hi,
1st time post here, so hopefully this is in the right place.
I have made quite a few movie, slideshows and dvds but would love to be able to do the following.
Is there anyway to create the same sort of effect that googles Picasa software offers to view photos,"Timeline".
The timeline is scrollable through photos based on the date they were taken.
So my idea would be to have a dvd menu where each button would be a link to a movie slideshow, but how would I go about getting the buttons to move like that in picasa, and have the background picture change as the user scrolls though. Scroll Movement would be done through the forward/back on the remote!
I could be talkingtotal rubbish here, but would appriacte some help, I use alot of different software, so open to anything.


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Noah Kadner
Re: Recreate Picasa Timeline Effect for a dvd menu
on Feb 16, 2009 at 10:54:57 pm

Yeah sorry but don't hurt yourself. DVDs aren't like flash where you can just put up any old graphic or animation you want as an overlay on another graphic. It's all got to be pre-rendered clips. So unless you want to render every possible scroll animation iteration this is not going to work. Stick to simple, most folks hate excessively animated DVD menus anyway. They're typically interested in playing the content of the DVD not the fancy menus.

Noah

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Phil Aylward
Re: Recreate Picasa Timeline Effect for a dvd menu
on Feb 16, 2009 at 11:03:25 pm

thanks for reply, thought it was a tad too complex!
would be quite impresive though!




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Noah Kadner
Re: Recreate Picasa Timeline Effect for a dvd menu
on Feb 17, 2009 at 4:03:45 am

That's the sort of thing you can do on Blu-Rays, well someday when we get a decent authoring program anyway...

Noah

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