tours from tour media files (panoramas, photos, slides, maps, narrations, music, text, URL,
etc.). To make panoramas download Pixtra
PanoStitcher / OmniStitcher.
For other asset types, you can use free open source tools:
Pixtra TourMaster Version history
Add [Upload Tour] button in toolbar:
After [Publish] user can upload the created tour to the website via FTP with one button click.
[View Uploaded Tour] in the upload dialog will show the uploaded tour page in the browser, where
the user can copy & paste its URL to send to others.
New UI design: Stack Hotspot and Tour Map editors to main window as tab windows.
Support Flash tour and disable Java tour: clean up Java only UI properties
Thumbnails in Vista Bench: option of variable width () As in Vista Bin, besides ()Vista initial view
Tourmap initial size: can be interactively resized in viewer canvas
Photo vista flat view, as an alternative to the current perspective view.
Tourmap: zoom / resize
Slide vista: Always comes down to zoom-to-fit in movie (so the whole slide is visible)
Version 188.8.131.52: 03/18/2010
Flash Virtual Tour viewer: fix: click in tour wheel rim to jump view to that direction.
Flash Virtual Tour Publish: add extension .dat to PixtraTour_flash_prms, to help web server mime security.
Version 184.108.40.206: 02/22/2010
Add to main window: [x] Show tour tip: option to show this message at tour start:
"Playing tour movie. Press F-key (twice initially) for full screen show. Start self-tour anytime with mouse."
Flash Virtual Tour viewer:
- Tour wheel: Wheel hub for movie/pan/zoom/next/prev; Wheel rim to indicate view coverage and to pan/zoom
- Tour bar: Include buttons of hotspot/sound/help/vistaBench/tourMap/fullScreen
- Tour map: New compass design; Show vista label upon mouse-over.
Version 220.127.116.11: 01/10/2010
Flash Virtual Tour viewer:
- Smoother spinning
- Added head bar to tourMap/VistaBench
- Added foreground/background sound volumn controls
Version 18.104.22.168: 8/26/2009
Beside in Java, a tour can now be published in Flash which is the preferred type, with its
resizable full-screen capability.
For Flash, vista sound files in .wav are compressed and mp3 sound files are guaranteed to be played properply.
This playing tour narration as in .wave or .mp3 is guaranteed in any browser.
Version 22.214.171.124: 3/29/2009
Remove latency of ~30sec of showing 1st vista at tour start
Auto-scroll vista thumbnails into view during tour, if needed
Version 126.96.36.199: Release date: 11/22/2008
Add crash dump feature
Fix crash for the pathological case of a vista's hotspot linking to the vista itself
Version 188.8.131.52: Release date: 11/10/2008
Fix issues with Windows Vista: Registration / Save config in virtual tour
Version 184.108.40.206: Release date: 10/18/2008
Remove viewer white flashing of embedded tour while browser is being resized or scrolled
Version 220.127.116.11: Release date: 10/8/2008
Rename to TourMaster from TourMaker
Add new features:
- Multi map pages: for different locations or different views of the same location
- Static hotspots: attached to the viewer (vs. dynamic hotspots attached to the scene)
- Control bar styles: choose a style of button designs from a list
Fix registration issue with Windows Vista
Version 18.104.22.168: Release date: 8/19/2008
Fix issue of playing tour in FireFox
Add dynamic transparent scroll bar feature in tour map
Version 22.214.171.124: Release date: 8/10/2008
Fix launching problem with Windows 2000: "The procedure entry point MiniDumpWriteDump could not be located in the dynamic link library dbghelp.dll", by including dbghelp.dll in the installation folder
Version 126.96.36.199: Release date: 8/03/2008
Re-write as a full-feature tour authoring app
Version 188.8.131.52: Release date: 2/12/2008
As a stitcher feature