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    Red face Help needed, slightly off topic

    Hiya folks,

    Just wondering if I could use the knowledge of the forums again! I promise, when I see someone ask a question I know the answer too I'll help out haha!

    I have made a very basic site for a friend, and he has asked me to make a video type menu to display on TV's around his bar showing drinks deals, upcoming events etc. I have had a look and the following would be perfect.



    Does anyone know the software use for this?

    Any help would be appreciated as always

    Cheers

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    There are many softwares that can do this but you'd be surprised that many people uses Flash

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    Hey Molona,

    Thanks for the advice

    I'm just wondering if you could let me know the other software capable of this? I think Flash is a little to complicated for me at the moment, is there something with the ease of powerpoint but with the effectiveness of Flash?

    Cheers

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    If you don't need it to be quite that fancy, you could just put up a JavaScript slideshow that automatically rotates, fades in, or slides in etc. There are many ready-to-use scripts available online, meaning that you just need some images to feed into the slideshow.

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    Thanks Ralph

    I'll have a go at that and report back once done in case this thread helps anyone else out,

    Cheers

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    Hey Ralph/Molona,

    Managed to sort a basic video following your advice. Here's the video and if it helps anyone else out;



    I made a JavaScript Slideshow and run it in Chrome, then used a screen capture software to create the AVI. I'm sure theres a better way to do this, but it worked for me,

    Thanks for the help

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    Seems fine to me. I forgot you said it had to run on TVs, so perhaps this is the best solution. "Simple" is often very effective.


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