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by: Jimnaz November 19, 2012 7:15 AM PST

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Powerpoint w/transitions on TV with USB

by Jimnaz - 11/19/12 7:15 AM

Hello,

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I own a business and am using an LCD TV as a photo frame. Currently I have all my photos on a USB which plugs into the TV and plays as a slide show under "photos". Unfortunately they do not have any transitions. So I created a PPT show with transitions to play on the TV. It would not play as is so I converted to an AVI file. It plays but does not show the transitions. (The movie file still has them though)

So far my Internet search just shows having to burn a DVD to do this. I really do not want to have a player attached to the TV. Plus, I want to buy another TV for my store window and do a slide show for advertising. Adding a player would be to congested. I also would like to run this continuously (loop?) day & night.

Is there anything I can do/use that will let me have a slide show with transitions using only a USB?

I have a Samsung EH4050F for my photo frame and have not purchased the window TV yet. (If there is a better brand to use please suggest.)

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
Jim

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