panorama software,virtual tour software
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Loading wheel

Does anyone know where I could get a loading wheel? something more interesting while the tour loads instead of a loading bar.
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Do you have 3.0 Standard or Pro?
Nikon D300, D3s, Nikon 10.5 lens, RingT105N+Footplate+MrotatorTCPs, Giottos MT9261 Tripod, Manfrotto 410 Jr geared head.

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I have the pro
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You can check the web for free animated gif such as http://www.loadinfo.net/, http://www.ajaxload.info/, http://www.sanbaldo.com/wordpress/1/ajax_gif/...

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This is good info. thanks! But when I download the gif anamations, they download as still images. Any feedback??
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Just place the downloaded gif onto a browser window or open the gif as a file from a browser and you should be able to see the animation.

The animation can be seen within a web browser.

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Ok but how do I make it work as the tour is loading??
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Well I am afraid you have to either convert it to a .swf or use directly a .swf file.

I was using .swf for loading animation and I just noticed that apparently you can use only static gif or animated .swf for the preloading window.

in order to use it you have to the preloading window in tw and choose the pre loading image.


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Kevin, I have been using http://www.coffeecup.com/firestarter/ to make most of my .swf loading movies. Here is a sample. It's fairly simple to use, if I can figure it out anyone can. They have a free trial.
Tbrusson is correct about the animated .gif, they can only be used in the jave tours.


Nikon D300, D3s, Nikon 10.5 lens, RingT105N+Footplate+MrotatorTCPs, Giottos MT9261 Tripod, Manfrotto 410 Jr geared head.

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Thanks so much I got it to work. Nice tour by the way. How do you get your photos to look like that? They almost look fake..

 


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Thanks, that tour was done with my old equipment a Nikon 8700. All the shots were brackets of 5 shots +/-1EV and merged in Photomatix.
Nikon D300, D3s, Nikon 10.5 lens, RingT105N+Footplate+MrotatorTCPs, Giottos MT9261 Tripod, Manfrotto 410 Jr geared head.

If you know the "secret" then everyday is a good day!