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    MP4 juddering

    Hmm, strange. It should work for AVI 1920 x 1080, 30p. I recommend to consider creating of a MP4 video as a final movie for your project. If a project contains many high quality video clips, we recommend to create a MP4 video instead of EXE format. P.S. Future version 10.0 will work faster and better for video clips in EXE shows.
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    The decline of video optical discs

    Thanks, Tom, I thought to add add Blu Ray output in future versions. But it seems that this option becoming not so actual? Also I didn't receive any requests from users for Blu-Ray output.
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    MP4 juddering

    What is the pixel size (width/height) of a created AVI video and FPS?
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    MP4 juddering

    Try "AVI video" option in the Publish menu of PicturesToExe, and then insert created AVI video into another project,
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    MP4 juddering

    Hi, Do I understand rightly, that you create a MP4 video in PicturesToExe and then insert it as a video clip into a nother PicturesToExe's project and play it as an EXE file?
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    Maximum Number of Images

    Up to 300-500 slides are OK. More than 700 slides may cause noticable delays in work with a project. In theory you can add around 10 000 images. Alternatively you can split your project into several parts.
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    H265 Codec from GoPro Hero7

    Hi, Future version 10.0 will support MP4 video with H.265 codec (HEVC) and playback with fast hardware acceleration (on new video cards). For version 9.0 I recommend to use HandBrake - a free open source video converter: https://handbrake.fr/ Personally I also use this great software program. If you plan to create a final EXE show: In HandBrake: in Output Settings > Video tab > Video Codec > change "H.264" option to "MPEG-4". You can keep other options by default. It will create video optimized for PicturesToExe 9.
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    PicturesToExe on Alternativeto.net

    Lin, Thanks for your review!
  9. Hi, I found PicturesToExe page on Alternativeto.net project: https://alternativeto.net You can add likes, comments and reviews for any products. Also it's possible to suggest some product as an alternative to some another software product.
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    Threshold Mask Transitions

    Interesting effect, Thanks, Dave.
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    For Prospective Users of PicturesToExe

    Looks very impressive! Many thanks, Lin!
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    PTE 9.0.21 PUBLISH SHOW (HD MP4)

    Jose, I'm very impressed by your work! And a good challenge for PTE to process this large project.
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    Monitor refresh rate and PTE

    Tom, I use 3 Dell monitors: U2417H, P2317H, and old P2314H. Also I plan to try a NEC monitor.
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    PTE 9.0.21 PUBLISH SHOW (HD MP4)

    Jose, Thanks, I need more time to explore the question with High@L4.1 and 60p.
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    Monitor refresh rate and PTE

    Tom, When you purchase any monitor make sure that it contains a feature "Flicker free". It's important. I hope that open formats AV1 and AVIF will become popular. We plan to support both formats in future.
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    PTE 9.0.21 PUBLISH SHOW (HD MP4)

    Jose, I discovered that my old media player (2008 year) connected to a TV can play only H.264 video up to Profile 4.1. So it plays fine 1920 x 1080 30p. 60p video created with a wrong profile 4.1 plays very jerky (not acceptable). And 60p video with a correct profile 4.2 cannot play at all. It seems that old media players and TV are limited by 30p video only, and some TVs plays 60p with a wrong profile 4.1, and new models (2010-2012 or later) play fine 60p 1080 videos. I will explore more this subject.
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    PTE 9.0.21 PUBLISH SHOW (HD MP4)

    Jose, I'm not sure that it's a good solution. PTE should create a MP4 video files according H.264 specifications. I checked 60p video (High@L4.2) from PTE 9.0.21 on my FullHD LG TV (5.5 years old) and it plays fine all files. Same for Android TV media player. I will check pmy another old media player today later or tomorrow. To set profile High@4.1: Open the following file in Notepad (you need Administrator's rights): C:\Program Files (x86)\WnSoft PicturesToExe\9.0\Main\encoder-hd.ini For CmdLine parameter add -level 41 : CmdLine=-me_method umh -level 41 -pix_fmt yuv420p Please don't forget that this parameter is not compatible with 4K video output.
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    Monitor refresh rate and PTE

    It would be difficult to find a monitor with 10 bit HDR. And I think it's useless for now.
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    Monitor refresh rate and PTE

    Yes, and PTE supports 4K rendering.
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    Monitor refresh rate and PTE

    Hi Tom, All versions of PTE always use current refresh rate of your monitor. In the preview and in EXE shows. If you have a special monitor with 120 Hz and Windows was configured to use 120 Hz, PTE will render animations at 120 frames per second. Don't forget about a good video card to be able render fast these 120 frames per second.
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    PTE 9.0.21 PUBLISH SHOW (HD MP4)

    Jose, According H.264 specifications, MP4 video at 1920 x 1080 50p or 60p should use a profile High@L4.2 And 30p video 1920 x 1080 can use High@L4.0: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H.264/MPEG-4_AVC#Levels By a mistake PTE 9 up to version 9.0.16 used firmly High@L4.1 - that is redundantly for 1920 x 1080, 24/25/30p (or lower), and incorrectly low profile for 1920 x 1080 50/60p, 4K video. Since PTE 9.0.17 we fixed this problem, and now H.264 profile is set automatically, optimally for every particular case. You can try old version of PTE 9.0.16 (fixed to High@L4.1): https://files.wnsoft.com/test/picturestoexe-setup-9016.exe Also I can advice you how to edit manually the configuration file in the latest PTE 9, if necessary. However, please note that High@L4.1 is NOT correct for 1920x1080 60p and it can be used as an exception for a particular hardware player.
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    Incredible Software

    Thanks
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    Photoshop menus-too tiny (SOLVED)

    Gary, Glad that you resolved this issue! It's interesting that many software products still don't support HighDPI mode. For example, Proshow Producer 9 window looks very blurry even at 125% of screen scale. HighDPI is not supported.
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    PTE Stopped [SOLVED]

    I'm glad that you resolved this problem. It seems that some settings of PTE were damaged or were wrong. Reinstallation of PTE has cured the configuration file.
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    Publish to DVD-Video Disc [SOLVED]

    Thanks for the confirmation!
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