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Wallpaper manager:

Do You like taking photos with a digital camera? Do You have a collection of pictures you found online? Does Your child uses the computer to draw pictures? Then you already have a whole collection of images, and you would probably like to see them as your desktop background. Our program makes that wish possible!

Wallpaper organizer:

All you need to do is specify where your favorite images are stored and Izbushka will retain the information about their location. You can easily divide them into categories, and program Izbushka to trace the changes in any folder so you won't have to worry that new images that appear in one of the folders will not be a part of your wallpaper - the program will detect changes in the folder content and automatically update the image list. This is having a category with folder content monitoring - don't forget to take advantage of this possibility!

Wallpaper changer:

Would you like your wallpaper changed every hour? Or only once a day? Would you like to set a period of time in a day when images from category appears at your descktop? Or would you like to set days of the week when to change wallpapers?

Common options screenshot

You can set any schedule at which you would like your wallpaper to change.

Schedule example screenshot

Also you can set "Private" option for any category. So when you click fast tray menu command "Hide Private Images" Izbushka stops taking images from categories marked with "Private" option. And even changes current wallpaper if it is from categories marked with "Private" option!

Do You like images from one category more then from another? Do You want to enjoy them more often? No problem! Izbushka Ranking system for categories helps you!

Privacy and Ranking example screenshot

It's time to take a break and just watch your favorite images - the slide show is at your service, just click the menu action "Start Slideshow" and the images will be replacing each other in the sequence that is set for your wallpaper. Just relax and enjoy your favorite images. You can stop the slide show by pressing "Esc" key.

Wallpaper optimizer:

Most likely your images have different sizes and you would like them to be combined in your wallpaper in the most attractive way. No problem! Start the full-screen mode and adjust the image display method. Pay attention to the special tile image display method with the mirror effect! Izbushka will retain your choice and always display any image according to your settings. Alternatively, you can rely on Izbushka and it will automatically choose the most optimal image display method.

Friendly interface:

Don't forget to try out transferring images from Windows file manager "Explore" into the Izbushka window with the help of your mouse - the program will easily accept all the transferred images and store their location. This might be the easiest way to create your wallpaper collection. This method is called "Drag and Drop" - try it, you are going to love it!

Izbushka supports most popular file formats and works with Windows 7, Vista, XP and 98, ME, 2000, 2003 server.

Also Izbushka will show you how many images are in your collections, how much space they occupy on your hard disks of your computer and their parameters.

Screenshots:


Mini-panel preview mode of Izbushka wallpaper organizer and changer.


Standart-transparent preview mode of Izbushka wallpaper organizer and changer.

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Izbushka's user guide

Content:

  1. Interface.
  2. Images categories.
  3. Viewing mode and Wallpaper's setting options.
  4. Common information.

1. Interface.

Standard buttons:

The button "Change Wallpaper Now!" - establishes the chosen image on the desktop.
The button "Preview Wallpaper" - activates a mode of preliminary viewing.
The button "Add folder as a new category" - allows to choose the catalogue and to establish a category for it.
The button "Add new category" - adds a new empty category.
The button "Add folder into current category" - allows to choose the catalogue and to put into the list of the current category all images in it.
The button "Add pictures into current category" - allows to choose images and to put them into list of the current category .
The button "Remove Category" - deletes the chosen category from the program.
The button "Remove Picture(s) form list" - deletes the chosen images from the category.
The button "About" - shows a window with links to Izbushka's web-page and e-mail and an information about registration.
The button "Help" - opens page with user's guide.

Buttons of standard-transparent viewing mode:

The button "Minimize" - switches in a mode of viewing with the mini-panel.

Buttons of mini-panel viewing mode:

The button "Next Category" - switches to the first image of the next category.
The button "Prev Category" - switches to the first image of the previous category.
The button "Next Picture" - switches to the next image.
The button "Prev Picture" - switches to the previous image.
The button "Maximize" - switches in a standard - transparent viewing mode.
The menu "Color" - to change color of the background.

Buttons of editing wallpaper options:

The button "Auto" - auto select from options listed below, depends on size of an image.
The button "Stretch" - proportional extension of the images up to borders of the screen resolution.
The button "No stretch" - images as is, without extension.
The button "Stretch and Tile from center" - proportional extension of the images up to borders of the screen resolution and copying concerning the center on empty sites.
The button "Stretch and Tile from border" - extension of the images up to borders of the screen resolution and copying concerning the left top corner of a desktop on empty sites.
The button "Tile from center" - a mosaic arrangement of the images concerning the center of a desktop.
The button "Tile from border" - a mosaic arrangement of the images concerning the left top corner of a table.

Tray the menu:

"Open Izbushka" - opens the main window of the program.
"Switch NOW!" - switches wallpaper now.
"Picture Options" - a window with wallpaper set options.
"Common Options" - the common properties: an interval of change, type of sequence.
"About" - shows a window referring to Izbushka's web-page and e-mail. And the information about registration.
"Help" - causes page with the user guide.

2. Images categories:

Categories can be two types:
1. Listed - remembers any amount of different images.
2. Monitoring - works with all images in the set catalogues.

Creation of the Listed category:

- the button "Add a new category" creates the Listed category, then you need to set only the name of a category, if the name entered by you already exists, a number will be added to the name of a new category. To create categories it is also possible with Drag&Drop method (pic.1), Having selected a folder or some folders for example in a Windows Explorer and having transferred it/them on the list of categories in a window of the program. If thus you had chosen images they too can be added only in Not Monitoring category chosen in the program. You can alter the Monitoring category in Listed by clicking on a picture in Type collumn wich is next to the name of that category or by right-mouse-button clicking on a row of a category and choosing the type. Thus the list will be made of all images of all folders of this category.

pic.1 Adding the category by using Drag&Drop method.
pic.1 Adding the category by using Drag&Drop method.

Addition of images in the Listed category:

To add images in a Listed category it is possible in several ways: 1. Pressing the button "Add the image in a category" will cause a Listed dialogue of window system for a choice of files. The chosen file or the list of files will be written down in the list of a category. 2. The button "Add the catalogue in a category" allows to choose the catalogue, All images from this catalogue will be written down in the list of a category. 3. You can do the same actions by Drag&Drop method. Having chosen images or folders for example in a Windows Explorer, You will add them simply having transferred on a window of the program. Thus if you will transfer chosen images and catalogues to the field of the list of contents of a category (pic.2) all of them will be added in a category. If you add images in the Monitoring category this category starts monitoring catalogues of these images completely.

pic.2 Adding images into the category by using Drag&Drop method.
pic.2 Adding images into the category by using Drag&Drop method.

Removing of images from the Listed category:

For removal of images from the Listed category select them in the list of a category and press the button "Remove picture(s) from list". Files thus will stay on data storage of your computer. If you remove images from data storages of your computer using other programs, for example a Windows Explorer, Izbushka will not show them, but will remember a way to them.

Creation of the Monitoring category:

The Monitoring category is created by the button "Add the catalogue as a new category". The name of a category will be taken from the name of the chosen catalogue. You can rename a category simply having chosen and having click. You can alter the Listed category in Monitoring by clicking on a picture in Type collumn wich is next to the name of that category or by right-mouse-button clicking on a row of a category and choosing the type. Thus tracking will be carried out in all catalogues where there are images of the Listed list.

pic.3 Adding the Monitoring category by using Drag&Drop method.
pic.3 Adding the Monitoring category by using Drag&Drop method.

There is the list of catalogues of data storages of your computer on a bookmark "monitored catalogues" brought in Monitoring categories.

Addition of images in the Monitoring category:

The Monitoring category works only with catalogues. It monitors its catalogues and automatically supports the list which corresponds to all images in this catalogues. That is if you will copy into the monitored catalogue any supported images by using any other programs, for example a Windows Explorer, they will be added in the list of the category. You can add the catalogue in the Monitoring category by using the button "Add the catalogue in a category" or Drag&Drop method, having transferred the catalogue in a field of the list of images in on a window of the program (pic.4).

pic.4 Adding images into the category by using Drag&Drop method.
pic.4 Adding images into the category by using Drag&Drop method.

Removing of images from the Monitoring category:

There are some ways to remove the image from the Monitoring category: 1. Having selected the image in list and having pressed the button "Remove picture(s) from list", thus whole monitored catalogue in which image is will be deleted from the category. 2. Using other programs, for example a Windows Explorer, to remove images files or the catalogue where they are from a data storage of a computer. Thus Izbushka will remember a way to these catalogues and will write down images in them as soon as they will appear again.

Removing of categories from the program:

To remove a category from the program select it and press the button "Remove category". Files and catalogues registered in a category still will stay on data storage your computer.

3. Viewing mode and Wallpaper's setting options:

Viewing mode:

For turning on a Viewing mode, choose the image in the list and press button "Preview". In a Preview mode the window of the program can be two kinds: Standard transparent (pic.5) (the transparency works only on systems Windows 7, Vista, 2000, 2003, XP) and a mode with the opaque mini-panel (pic.6). To be switched between two modes it is possible by using buttons "Minimize" and "Maximize". In the mini mode you can thumb through images by using buttons "Next" and "Prev", change categories by using buttons "Up" and "Down". You can to choose a mode of installation of a picture, as in a standard mode.

Options of setting of the wallpaper:

Field Layout:

pic.7 Field Arrangement.
pic.7 Field Layout.

"Auto" - auto select from options listed below, depends on size of an image.
"Stretch" - proportional extension of the images up to borders of the screen resolution.
"No stretch" - images as is, without extension.
"Stretch and Tile from center" - proportional extension of the images up to borders of the screen resolution and copying concerning the center on empty sites.
"Stretch and Tile from border" - extension of the images up to borders of the screen resolution and copying concerning the left top corner of a desktop on empty sites.
"Tile from center" - a mosaic arrangement of the images concerning the center of a desktop.
"Tile from border" - a mosaic arrangement of the images concerning the left top corner of a table.


Field Turn - your can turn wallpaper on 90 degrees left or right and 180 degrees.

pic.8 Field Turn.
pic.8 Field Turn.


The bookmark the common options allows to set the schedule of change of the image on a desktop, sequence of a choice and other options.

pic.10 Common options.
pic.10 Common options.


Attention: all changes of any options start work right after pressing a button or selecting an option from menu. And doesn't cancel after unpressing preview button.

4. Common information:

Supported Files: The program works with these types of images: *.jpg, *.jpeg, *.bmp, *.ico, *.emf, *.wmf.

Sort order: all lists are sorted in alphabetic order.

Attention: for economy of a space on a data storages of your computer, the program does not keep copies of images brought in lists. The temporary copy is made only for the image established on a desktop. If the image is absent on the link kept in the program, Izbushka just will do not show it until it will appear back.

Attention: the program never deletes your files with its tools. All images removed from lists of categories remain on data storages of your computer.

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