Media Explorer™ Flash Animation Tutorials
Click on the links below to play the Flash Animation
which will demonstrate the Windows Application.
Using Visual Media Explorer™
Images - Demonstrates the functionality of
"Browsing" images on your computer. Show you how move
between folders on your computer and display your images as
thumbnails. This tutorial will cover how to email images, copy
images to another folder, show the main menu items, how to "Right
Click" on an image thumbnail, show files by filename, and
Copying, Deleting, Renaming Images - This
Tutorial will show you how to Copy or Move your images from one folder to
another. It will even show you how to create folders easily in
Visual Media Explorer™. Lastly it will show you how to rename your
Printing - Shows
how to use the multi-printing application. This is an easy way to
print multiple images per page. This will show you how to set up
header and footers on your pages as well as showing you how to display
captions under your images. You can even save your print setting!
Show - Slide Show functions are easy in
Visual Media Explorer™. This demonstration shows you how to show a
slide show of a current folder, or just selected images in that folder.
- Photo Albums are a powerful
function of Visual Media Explorer™. This demonstration will show you
how to create a Photo Album, save your list, and load your
Conversion and Batch Processing - This
Tutorial will show you how to rotate several images at one time in a
folder. The next example here will cover how to convert a folder of
images into a TIFF image format.
Media Explore™ Settings
Settings - Customize your Visual Media Explorer™ with the
Preferences Settings. This example will show you how to setup
customized the filename view settings. Note that in the preference
settings you can adjust the size of the thumbnail display, add support for
custom tools, and custom application software.
Party Image Viewers Software - This
tutorial will cover adding custom tools to the Visual Media Explorer™. The tool added will appear in the Tool menu on the main
screen. This example shows how easily you can add your favorite
image editing tools to be used with Visual Media Explorer™. Examples
show you how to add MS Paint® and Paint Shop Pro®, note: these must be
installed on your system in order to function.
your Digital Camera, Scanner, and Video Camcorder
Photos - Visual Media Explorer™ has full
TWAIN support for Scanners, Web Cameras, and Digital Cameras. This
example will show you how to scan a photograph in and save it as a digital
image. (note: you must have a TWAIN device listed above to use this
Digital Camera Images - Your USB supported
Digital Camera or USB Digital Camera Card reader is supported with Visual
Media Explore™. These devices will show up as one of the
"Drives" under the Tree View. In this tutorial the USB
Digital Camera is "F" Drive. Here we will show you how to
move your digital pictures from your digital camera on to a folder on your
computer. (note: you must have a device listed above to use this
Playing and Editing Movie
Files - This Tutorial will cover parts
"Video Capture Application" found under the Main <File>
menu or <Applications> menu. This example will show you how to
play and MPEG video file and save frames from the video as digital images.
Text Comments and Keywords into your Digital Images
Metadata Keywords - Any JPEG,
GIF, TIFF, or PNG digital image has the capability to embed or store text
information in the image files as well as the image (picture). This
tutorial will show you one of the tools included with Visual Media
Explore™ to add text and keywords into these image file formats.
Adding Keywords means that text will be added in the form of
"Keyword=Value", or and example
"City=Pittsburgh". This is know as a "Keyword Value
Pair". These keywords then can be searched using other
applications in Visual Media Explorer™.
for Images based on Keywords - This tutorial
will show you how to search for images based on Keywords stored in
them. You can search for items like the "Location" a
picture was taken, or if you embed GPS coordinates in an image you can
find images in a GPS range. This is a very powerful feature found in
Visual Media Explorer™ that you won't find in other image viewers.
Images on your computer - This tutorial will
show you how you can use the "Windows Find File" feature to
search for images on your computer and place them into an Image File
List. You can search for file names, or text embedded in your
digital images with this feature.