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Free 3D Flash Image Slider - Piecemaker

Piecemaker is a free and open source flash image slider just like CU3ER that displays images with 3D slice effects however it has additional sliding effects (such as Cubic, Bounce or Elastic) than CU3ER flash 3D image slider. Piecemaker is a fully customizable flash image slider with sensational 3D effects that really catch the attention of the viewer. It can be completely configured from a XML file like setting the tween type, distance, time, delay, etc. and doesn’t require working with the .FLA source file. The slider shows images almost instantly due to the external image loading feature and supports JPG, GIF, PNG formats.

Piecemaker 3D Flash Image Slider

Once hovered, it displays prev-next buttons and a play/pause option for easier browsing. Images are defined inside the XML file and a description text for each of them can be mentioned (including links). It is also possible to customize the styles of these descriptions via CSS. The Piecemaker 3D image slider uses the mighty Tweener engine from Caurina, which makes it support plenty of tween types for the transitions, such as Cubic, Bounce or Elastic. Beside the transition type you can also customize tweening time, tweening delay as well as the movement of the cubes while tweening in terms of position on the z axis and positions to each other. With this you can make the cubes move towards the screen or away from it and let the whole gallery expand while tweening.

Piecemaker can be downloaded from Activetuts+, a high-quality Flash tutorials community, which also shares the detailed story of the slider.

Website: http://www.modularweb.net/piecemaker/

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