The full proposal for this project is at:

This project intends to overhaul the Shotwell slideshow.

Current code can be found in

Other software

The main inspiration for this project is Picasa and iPhoto.


iPhoto slideshow settings


The main features to implement are:

  • Transition effects
  • Background music
  • Show image captions (optionally edit them)
  • Allow exporting slideshows as videos


The implementation so far will be composed of Clutter for the slideshow and transition effects, with a plugins API for transitions and GStreamer for background music and exporting.

Outreach/SummerOfCode/2011/Projects/AlexandreRosenfeld_Shotwell_Slideshow (last edited 2013-12-03 23:16:59 by WilliamJonMcCann)