Some Free Start Menu Orbs

Below are some of my own Orbs you can try out, or you can make your own as per the instructions here You can use Classic Shell or the Fork Open Shell for a better Menu Environment, and to change the Taskbar and customize the Start Menu Orb. Just add them below the Custom Button … Continue reading Some Free Start Menu Orbs

Animated Screen Saver

Here is a Freeware Scrensaver Creator application that can turn your SWF files and Animated GIF's, as well as all your still photos , into a scrensaver You can mix and match media, stretch them to full screen, and select how many seconds to display them I think its probably the only screensaver creator available … Continue reading Animated Screen Saver

My Workflow for Creating GIF Animations – Highest Quality, Smallest Size, Smoothest Image

Adobe Flash's Gif-Engine is quite weak, and produces inferior results, when compared with Photoshops ability: Edit & Prepare all Graphics & Layers in Photoshop, each with Transparent Backgrounds Save each item as a separate GIF Image, preserving Transparency In Adobe Flash, Import all Graphics to Library Set Each Graphic on a Different Layer Create Animation … Continue reading My Workflow for Creating GIF Animations – Highest Quality, Smallest Size, Smoothest Image

Creating 32-bit Start Menu Orbs [UPDATED FOR ANIMATED ORBS!] (Classic Shell)

**[UPDATED!] 255-frame Animations described in the 4th Part of this thread** . The format "32-bit PNG" seems to confuse many people, so i'll explain it here, and how to make a custom Start Menu Orb . The above orb set was created by Wesley, available here: viewtopic.php?f=18&t=194&p=1667#p1667 _____________________ *Step 1 - Create Start Menu Orb: Make … Continue reading Creating 32-bit Start Menu Orbs [UPDATED FOR ANIMATED ORBS!] (Classic Shell)