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Chapter 11. Photos Online—And On Your Network > Building a Custom Screen Saver

11.6. Building a Custom Screen Saver

Mac OS X's screen saver feature is so good, it's been the deciding factor responsible for pushing more than one Mac fan over the edge into making the upgrade to Mac OS X. When this screen saver kicks in (after several minutes of inactivity on your part), your Mac's screen becomes a personal movie theater. The effect is something like a slideshow, except that the pictures don't simply appear one after another and sit there on the screen. Instead, they're much more animated. They slide gently across the screen, zooming in or zooming out, smoothly dissolving from one to the next.

Mac OS X comes equipped with a few photo collections that look great with this treatment: forests, space shots, and so on. But let the rabble use those canned screen savers. You, a digital master, can use your own photos as screen saver material.


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