Delphi screensaver and AVI Files

Posted on 1998-05-24
Last Modified: 2010-04-06
Hi, my name is Thierry,

This is my problem. I want to program a screensaver who executes an AVI File (3D) and not the current metafile or BMP. Is it possible with Delphi 2.0
Question by:thmaes

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ID: 1347616
I think it is posibble. In normal screen saver code you just need to play avi on your main form. Drop your email address and I'll send you the source of a screen saver from some one else.
Regards, Igor

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ID: 1347617
take a look at
wich contains a screen saver framework that uses a TForm descendant as a display background. You can put anything you need onto it. Also, a sample screen saver with configuration dialog is included.


Expert Comment

ID: 1347618
I have done what you are asking for.  If you send me your email address, I'll dig out the source code for you.


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ZifNab earned 200 total points
ID: 1347619
Hi thmaes,

I know I'm a little bit late, but I guess better late then never. And also I see that this question is still unanswered so :

To get everything work like you want, look at this EXCELENT explenation page!

Just explains, how to make a screensaver with AVI ....

Regards, ZiF.

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