Andrew Cunningham has updated his image browser/viewer application, Prowler, to version 1.1. Prowler allows users to quickly browse through and preview multiple image formats, and also includes a slide show feature with simple transition effects. According to Mr. Cunningham:
What is Prowler? Prowler is a freeware image browser, viewer and slideshow presenter with a stylish appearance and streamlined functionality. Itis aim is to present a collection of images in an attractive way, either for personal browsing, showing friends, or presentations.
Itis full screen interface (featuring soft shadows, cross fades, live scrolling) allows you to easily browse folders or volumes of images with large previews presented on screen. With one click in the browser view, the image is viewed at optimum size.
Slideshow mode in Prowler supports all the common features of other slideshow applications, as well as unique features such as cross fade.
Prowler supports all file image formats supported by the currently installed version of Quicktime. These include PICT, JPEG, GIF etc.
Whatis new in this version?
- Added a randomise, and open sub-folders option to the slideshow.
- File types that Prowler knows it canit open (such as applications or movies) now appear ghosted.
- The list is 15%-30% faster!
- The size of the browser window is now adjustable.
- To show the menubar, you now hold down the command key.
- Fixed a bug in slideshow that caused each image to be shown for 20 seconds no matter what the preferences were set to.
- Added "Move to trash" contextual menu, to handle trashing of folders.
- Prowleris state is now more correctly displayed by the mouse cursor.
Prowler is available for free. You can find more information at Mr. Cunninghamis web site.