- How is
PixMaker Pro different from other 360-degree panoramic (graphic)
- A simple 3-step
Unlike other products in the market, PixMaker software is extremely
easy to use. In just 3 simple steps - Snap, Stitch, Publish!, - you
can create your own 360-degree interactive PixMaker
- No special
Some software requires you to buy a special camera or lenses to take
your pictures. Not with PixMaker Pro. All you need is a digital
camera (even a digital video camera will do) and the PixMaker Pro
software. You can also snap your pictures with a 35mm film camera
and then scan the photo prints into your computer.
- Publish anywhere
After stitching, you can choose to publish your images as 360°
PixMaker Scenes, Webpages, Postcards or ActiveX, to share them with
friends and family. Or if you prefer, you can print your PixMaker
Scenes in partial or full panoramic view. Now you will also be able
to carry around your PixMaker Scenes on your PalmOS® and Windows®
CE based devices!
With the PixMaker Pro, you will be able to add your own text,
pictures, logo and links to your project.
- Creation of
Hotspots allow links to be created from the image to another scene,
a Web site, 2D or 3D audio file, a video file, an email, or a plain
text box. On top of being a more comprehensive solution, it is also
easy to create.
is the difference between PixMaker and PixScreen?
PixMaker is software that lets users create their own Pixmaker
- How do
I create a 360° interactive Pixmaker on a Webpage?
Purchase PixMaker Pro from us. it will allow you to Snap,
Stitch, Publish!™ your own 360° interactive Pixmaker Scenes, with
Hotspot links to other Pixmaker Scenes.
is a PixMaker Scene?
A PixMaker Scene refers to a full 360° or partial stitched image
using Cylindrical, Flat, Object View or Montage option.
is a PixMaker Webpage?
A PixMaker Webpage is a web page that contains PixMaker Scenes.
is the difference between a PixMaker Scene and a PixMaker Webpage?
A PixMaker Scene can be a full 360° or partial Cylindrical, Flat or
Object View image. Whereas a PixMaker Webpage is a web page that
contains PixMaker Scenes.
is a PixMaker Postcard?
This is a self-executable file containing a PixMaker Scene and a
customizable message below the scene. To launch this file, all you
need to do is double-click it.
is a PixMaker Stitcher project file (*.pim)?
A PixMaker Stitcher project file is a saved copy of your selection of
images, settings and parameters for manual alignment (if any) of your
PixMaker project. This file allows you to stop work on a new project
and return to it later to complete it.
is a PixMaker Hotspot project file (*.piw)?
A PixMaker Hotspot project file is a saved copy of your selection of
Scenes, Hotspots and settings (if any) of your PixMaker project. This
file allows you to stop work on a new project and return to it later
to complete it.
format is the PixMaker Scene (the 360° image within the viewer
window) saved in?
PixMaker Scenes can be saved in the following formats:
Tagged Image File Format (.tif)
Portable Network Graphics (.png)
PixAround Image file (.pij)
is the average loading speed of a PixMaker Scene?
The loading speed is dependent on the size and resolution of your
PixMaker Scene (image), the size of the Java applet (the .jar file
used for PixMaker Scenes without Hotspots is about 20KB, and with
Hotspots, about 45KB), as well as the file size of your HTML page and
other graphics on the page.
is the size of a typical PixMaker Webpage?
The PixMaker Webpage includes the standard HTML text file, the JPEG
image(s) used and the Java applet. The weight of the page depends very
much on the quality of the image that you want. It can be as low as 40
KB or up to as much as 300 KB in size. Add this up to the size of the
Java applet which is about 20KB* in size and the total size
should be less than 100KB.
* For PixMaker Scenes without Hotspots
- How do
I distribute PixMaker content to my friends or customers?
The PixMaker software lets you generate PixMaker Postcards. These are
self-contained executable files that include a viewer as well.
industry will benefit from PixMaker Solutions?
PixMaker Solutions can benefit any industry because of the variety of
features offered. For instance, Object View stitching will benefit the
product manufacturing and fashion industries because it showcases 360°
views of products. Flat stitching, on the other hand, can be used by
the advertising industry to provide close-ups of long advertising
banners. The business applications of PixMaker Solutions are
unlimited. See our PixMaker Guide for Business Users for more ideas.
- Do I
on the web. PixMaker Scenes are viewed on web pages using Java
the application and/or image files for each Hotspot embedded in the
No, the application and/or image files for each Hotspot are not
embedded in the PixMaker image. Clicking the Hotspots will load these
files from their locations.
are the files that I need to upload in order to see my PixMaker
Webpage on the Web?
You will need to upload ALL the files generated by PixMaker when you
publish your PixMaker Webpage. When you make changes to your
PixMaker Webpage, replace the current files with the new ones
generated by PixMaker before you upload them.
is a PixMaker Image file (.pij)?
The PixMaker Image File format is a proprietary format that contains
information on the stitched image based on the settings used to stitch
it. When you load this format into either PixMaker Pro or PixScreen
Lite, it will automatically load the Scene using the information
would like to convert my PixMaker Scene into a Screen saver. Is it
Yes, now with PixMaker Pro, you can convert Cylindrical Scenes into
- Can I
create a multimedia Postcard that can be used without using any
plug-ins or player?
Yes. You can create a PixMaker Postcard that is interactive with
multiple Scenes and Sound using both the Scene and 3D Audio Embed
would like to display my own logo and icon on PixMaker Webpages and
Postcards. Is it possible?
Yes. Using the customization features in PixMaker Pro, you can select
your own logo and icon for use in web pages and postcard. However, do
note take there is a specific image size for the logo and icon.
PixMaker 1.0, I was unable to create Hotspots in both Flat and Object
View Scenes. Will I be able to do so in PixMaker Pro?
Yes, in PixMaker Pro, you will be able to create Hotspots in both Flat
and Object View Scenes. In addition to that, both types of Scenes now
would like use the PixMaker Scenes in my presentations. Is it
Yes, with PixMaker Pro, you can publish your PixMaker Scenes as an
ActiveX control for use in Microsoft® PowerPoint.
languages is PixMaker Pro available in?
PixMaker Pro is currently available in English only. We are currently
working on the localized versions.
there a Mac or Linux version planned?
No. Currently, we are not providing PixMaker Pro in other operating
systems; however, we are always examining our options. Should PixMaker
Pro be developed for other operating systems, we will announce it on