Saturday, November 27, 2010

Making presentations to video slideshows with Imagination in Ubuntu / Debian

Imagination is a lightweight and simple DVD slide show maker written in C language and built with the GTK+2 toolkit. It requires the ffmpeg encoder to produce the movie file and libsox to handle the audio.

Imagination at present features 69 transition effects, random function to automatically set a random transition on all the selected slides, cut/copy/paste ability on the slides, Ken Burns ability, text on the slides with some text animations, ability to add an empty slide with a gradient editor and export of the slideshow as OGV Theora/Vorbis, widescreen FLV video and 3GP for mobile phones. The latest stable release of Imagination is 2.1.1

how to Install
$ sudo apt-get install imagination  or use Synaptic Package Manger 

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