is a screen saver that displays your own digital pictures when your computer
has been left idle for some time.
No need to resize, nor
crop the images. The dBL_ScreenSaver is made to display hi-resolution digital
images taken by digital cameras. It will resample them on the fly.
The application selects
automatically the appropriate dimension (the height or the width of the
image) to fill the screen.
When the user is tired
looking over and over again to the same images, the images files located
in the application’s folder just have to be changed to create a completely
new screen saver.
The slide show can be
paused: the “p” key on the keyboard is a toggle key that stops/restarts
the slide show.
The pictures have to
These files has to be
stored in a special folder (see Installation, below)
Once this application
is installed, you can delete S_Screen.zip.
Download the dBASE
Engine (7.2 MB). This is the Virtual Machine needed for this application
(38 Kb) in a temporary folder.
For Windows95 or Windows98,
extract the two files it contains in the Windows\System folder. For WinNT
or WindowsXP, extract them in the Windows\System32 folder.
Create a subfolder called
“dBL_ScreenSaver” under the Windows\System or Windows\System32 folder.
In that subfolder, copy
all the JPEGs you want the screen saver to display.
Open the Display applet
of the Control Pannel and select “dBL_ScreenSaver.scr” as your screen saver
and chose the number of minutes after which you want it to start automatically.
Version 1.0 (February
Version 1.01 (March
2004): a preview window was added.
Version 1.02 (March
2004): the name of the image is now displayed in a text centered at the
bottom of the screen (instead of using a titlebar). The “p” key on the
keyboard is now a toggle key that stops/restarts the slide show.