[Release] Picture Slideshow Screensaver

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Karellen Offline
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(2017-04-29 03:54)AnthonyB Wrote:  A little more investigation into aforementioned issue.

.NEF files are Nikon's RAW file format (NEF = Nikon Electronic Format) and based on TIFF. Details on RAW files - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raw_image_format

Environment: Kodi 17.1 (Estuary Skin) running on Windows 10 x64 PC (Core i7, 16GB RAM). Picture Slideshow Screensaver Addon 4.2.1 from default repository.

So my assumption here is quite simply that FFmpeg used in Kodi (FFmpeg 3.1?) does not support .NEF file format. Does this look correct?

Full Debug log here - https://pastebin.ca/3804356

This should answer your question... http://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=299034
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(2017-05-05 07:58)Karellen Wrote:  This should answer your question... http://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=299034

Ah. Perfect. It most certainly does.

In short. Coming to a build of Kodi 18 some time soon.

Kodi 17.3 on multiple Windows 10 x64 machines, shared MySQL 5.6.36 database, content stored on Windows Server 2012 R2 file server.
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Thanks!!. Happy it was it sorted out.
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(2017-05-05 07:40)Raytestrak Wrote:  I've just moved to a Synology and it has the nasty habit of creating thumbs in my folder that I use a my screensaver, resulting in a really ugly slideshow. Is it possible to exclude folders (I know this has been asked before) or limit the slideshow to pictures of a minimum resolution?

yeah, this addon uses the advancedsettings file from kodi.
you can define folders to exclude there.
Advancedsettings.xml#pictureexcludes (wiki)

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(2017-05-07 16:46)ronie Wrote:  
(2017-05-05 07:40)Raytestrak Wrote:  I've just moved to a Synology and it has the nasty habit of creating thumbs in my folder that I use a my screensaver, resulting in a really ugly slideshow. Is it possible to exclude folders (I know this has been asked before) or limit the slideshow to pictures of a minimum resolution?

yeah, this addon uses the advancedsettings file from kodi.
you can define folders to exclude there.
Advancedsettings.xml#pictureexcludes (wiki)

Sometimes things are so simple ... I'd already stopped indexing and the apps that create the folders on the NAS, this is way easier Rofl

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Hi Ronie. First thanks for your work. It's appreciated by many and this is my families fav part. Being able to watch a shuffle of our memories

So leads me to my prob. I used it for years no issue. Recently got new pc and new Kodi. I have the add on and pointed the source to my same folder and when it launches it just goes black screen...

Not sure how or why. I'd be happy to give you a bug log of needed. Just need you to tell me how, sorry and thanks

But I'm hoping it's just a bug right now or a simple fix

Looking forward to your assistance to get this feature back and running
(This post was last modified: 2017-05-27 21:50 by Poison77.)
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you can find info on how to create a debug log in our wiki:
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@ronie,
Is it possible to add more options to the additional settings?

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Here are few suggestions:
1. Display weather (can be displayed on the top-left side).
2. Display clock (can be displayed on the top-right side).
3. music lyrics (During playback).

it can be nice to have all or some of the additional info while watching a slideshow.

Thanks.
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Love this app...thanks for the continued support. I am looking for the option to select an Image Folder on a Network share. This used to be available in a previous version I believe, but now when I select the source Image Folder I only have two options "External Storage" and "Root Filesystem" both of which are just local to my device. I do not have the option to Add Source where I could select, say, and SMB:// drive. Am I missing something? TIA.
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(2017-06-24 13:21)frink Wrote:  Love this app...thanks for the continued support. I am looking for the option to select an Image Folder on a Network share. This used to be available in a previous version I believe, but now when I select the source Image Folder I only have two options "External Storage" and "Root Filesystem" both of which are just local to my device. I do not have the option to Add Source where I could select, say, and SMB:// drive. Am I missing something? TIA.

What I found is that you need to create the folder first under the "pictures" section. Once it's done there it will be available as a target for the screen saver.
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This thread is huge and I wasn't able to find an answer to this question.

Is it possible (dev wise) to make this screen saver so that it plays both photos and videos in the specific folder that it's scraping? I would love that.

Thanks
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This plugin works great as an art/gallery program! Thank you.

I would like to add the ability for the plugin makes a REST API call when loading/displaying a new image.

The goal is to send the file name/folder name/meta data to another server which can be queried later.
e.g. "Alexa, what's the name of the painting on the TV?"
- step one: read back the file name
- future: upload the picture to a reverse image search service for identification

Is this the right place to add the code or are there other hooks I should look first?
(This post was last modified: 2017-07-16 19:00 by jakeluck1.)
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(2017-07-16 18:59)jakeluck1 Wrote:  Is this the right place to add the code

yup, i think the best place to add your code is in gui.py, around line 284
https://github.com/XBMC-Addons/screensav...ui.py#L284

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Thanks for the tip, ronie!

Will send pull request when I get it working. It is good to be back doing xbmc dev again Cool
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ronie, would you please review and merge the pull request https://github.com/XBMC-Addons/screensav...how/pull/7

I will publish the image server and alexa skill when they are ready.
(This post was last modified: 2017-07-18 18:55 by jakeluck1.)
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