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Old 01-17-2006, 01:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I once saw a DVD that simply displayed cycling colors so that you could use your tv as a sort of ambient light source. I have looked all over for something like this (preferably free, of course) but can't find anything. Even just a screensaver would work fine. Can anyone point me to something similar?
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Old 01-17-2006, 01:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
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you can you media player 10, the visualizations are pretty good at that, i use them in the sense of what your wanting i think.



then just double click on the visualization and make it full screen, and of coarse play soft music for easy light and somthing hard if you want alot of change.
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this is sort of random...

but my computer stutters if i have the visualization at full-screen, and my resolution is at 1024*768.

would buying a video card solve the problem?
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Old 01-17-2006, 01:37 PM   #4 (permalink)
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try plasma, i don't know how you could get it on dvd though...

I do know of this screen saver being available on dvd:
http://www.serenescreen.com/
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WMP is alright but I really want something that displays a single color at a time so that the whole room lights up with one color.

I have tried Plasma already but it doesn't really have the settings I want. Sometimes it works alright for a few minutes but isn't consistent.

For now I'm just using colored jpgs that I made in the My Pictures screensaver. It's working but I'd rather have something that cycles smoothly through the color spectrum. Of course this isn't a really big deal but since my screen is always on anyway, I kinda like the cool 'mood lighting' effect.
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mp10 has single color visualizations, there are a whole bunch of them. As for your question talldude yeah it might help to have a better videocard, i had the same problems on an older card i had as well.
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Here’s an image that changes color every 5 seconds, you could set it as your (stretched/tiled) background... or try to use it in the picture screen saver...

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Old 01-17-2006, 05:30 PM   #8 (permalink)
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cool little gif there. doesn't work with the screensaver but it's still fun haha
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lol, only took a few minutes to make...

I can redo it in different colors and time frames, or ... two tone??:amazed:, the possibilities are endless!!
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Thanks. I actually already edited it and set all the frames to the same speed. Kinda sloppy but it's better than nothing.
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