our guide on photos, television, compression and Video CDs
PhotonTV makes it easy to create shows for your DVD player
that combine photos, soundtracks, transitions and more. You
don't even need a DVD burner - PhotonTV works with CD burners
and inexpensive CDR disks.
PhotonTV optimizes your photos
for the television screen to minimize artifacts and maximize
Create VCD, SVCD and even XSVCD shows with high resolution
still pictures and transitions. Additional controls provide
overscan correction, TV "colorsafe" filtering, MPEG-1
and MPEG-2 parameter control.
on image quality
PhotonTV provides features for adding soundtracks
to your show, combined with our award winning audio technology
for enhancing the audio.
Record voice captions, create surround soundtracks and enhance
the mix. With control over timings, levels and more, your
shows will sound as good as they look.
Select from predefined templates to automatically
create a menu for your show, or design your own custom menus
with Adobe Photoshop.
You can even create frames to add a consistent look to each
photo in the show. Add a border to your photos, or a watermark
or copyright image to the corner of each one.
more on menus/borders
Add captions to the photos with
controls over font, placement, drop shadow, antialiasing and
more. You can even create captions automatically for each
photo based on criteria such as file name, date, size, etc.
Add some excitement to your shows with high
quality transitions and fades. You can set shows to automatically
advance, manually advance with the remote control, autoplay
and automatically loop.
Additional features that make PhotonTV powerful
yet still easy to use include automatic thumbnail creation,
file archiving on the CD, preview and test modes, advanced
MPEG encoding options, broad file support and more.