Photo Explosion has a lot of projects that you can create using your photos. In this tutorial I will show you how to create an animated cube with your photos. This is an easy project. Once you do it one time, you will be able to create cubes with more of your photos. I will walk you step by step through this Photo Explosion tutorial.
The first step to creating this animated cube is opening your Photo Explosion program and navigating to the animated cube. So open your program and let the splash screen load. Click the Create button on the left and then click the Magic Cube button on the right.
Now you will need to Open the photo or photos that you want to use. You can use more than one photo with the animated cube. Drop the box down at the top of your window on the left. Then select the folder with the photo or photos that you want to use in it. When you select the folder, you will see the thumbnails of the photos below that in the panel. Click a photo that you want to add and click the Add button at the bottom. To add another photo, click the other photo and click the Add button again. You will see the photos that you have added in the main window on the right. You can add as many photos as you want.
Now you will need to choose your animation and change the settings to what you want. Click the Template button at the top of your window. On the left side of your program you will see all of the animations that you have to choose from. Click the animation that you want to use.
Now you can preview your animation by clicking the blue play button. To stop the animation, click the stop button where the play button was. Now you can change your settings for the animation. On the left side of the program you will see the Advance Mode button. Click that button to change to the advance mode.
In Advance Mode you can change the color of the background and border. To change the border color, click the box beside Border Color and select the color that you want to use. To change the background color, click the box beside Background Color and select the color that you want to use.
You can also change the size of the border. At the top of the advance window, you will see the Border Bar. Move that bar to change the size of the border. You will see the border size change on the right side in your preview window.
Now you are ready to save your animated cube. Click the Output button at the top of the window. To save it as an animation file, click the Animation File button. When the window pops up, give your file a name and click Save.
Now you can open your animation file and watch your animation cube. This is a cool way to display photos.