QuickTime slide show with Ken Burns effect

Discussion in 'Amateur Video Production' started by Kevin, Oct 10, 2003.

  1. Kevin

    Kevin Guest

    Hello,

    OK, so I'm still experimenting with my new PowerBook. I want to create a
    slide show out of JPEGs and export that to a QuickTime movie for posting on
    the web. And I want to use the fun motion transitions (Ken Burns) that's
    implemented so famously well on OS X. I know I can bring the pictures into
    iMovie, but this requires me to specify and tweak the motion settings for
    each picture.

    On the other hand, if I tell Screen Effects to run its little screen saver
    slideshow with the pictures folder, it does exactly what I want... a "random"
    motion setting, alternating zoom in/out, on every picture.

    Now, if only I could capture what the screen saver is doing, into a QuickTime
    movie.

    So, help me, Mac folks: Is there another way? Maybe someone knows of an
    AppleScript that interacts with iMovie and tweaks my pictures for me? A
    util that captures the output of the screen saver? A util that inputs a
    batch of JPGs and outputs the movie I want?

    Thanks.
     
    Kevin, Oct 10, 2003
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