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Flashmo, which was presented at WRD (here & here) a while ago has 3 new free Flash galleries.

Flash Image Galleries

The galleries are:

Images in the galleries can be edited via a XML file

All the galleries have the source FLA files & you can edit them to make the galleries fit your needs.

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  • Galleriffic is a jQuery plugin for creating fast-performing photo galleries.

    Images can be viewed as a slideshow or by manually clicking the thumbnails.

    The gallery has support for paging which makes it possible to display large amount of images.

    jQuery Gallery Plugin

    Images in the gallery are mentioned as a JavaScript array and every image is loaded once they are called.

    Galleriffic is also SEO friendly, you can directly view any image with the specific gallery URL of it.

    UvumiTools has 4 great & free MooTools plugins that can save your development time.

    MooTools Crop

    MooTools Crop

    This is an easy to use cross-browser crop interface that has options like:

    • Setting the minimum size
    • Keeping the aspect ratio
    • Live preview of the area to be cropped
    • Supports HTML resizing

    MooTools Image Gallery

    MooTools Gallery

    This plugin enables you to create good-looking image galleries.

    Users can click a thumbnail and watch the gallery transform into a slideshow, which is then navigated by clicking the left column or by scrolling with the mouse wheel. A click on the photo being displayed brings the user back to the contact sheet view.

    MooTools Dock Menu

    MooTools Dock Menu

    This dock menu, similar to a Mac interface, is passive under the screen & gets activated when an item is mouse-overed.

    The menu is created from a valid unordered list & can be applied within minutes.

    MooTools Dropdown Menu

    MooTools Dropdown Menu

    A cross-browser, animated dropdown menu with unlimited levels support.

    It is created from unordered lists & can be totally customized via CSS.

    This is another Coverflow script which uses canvas for the effects.

    The script is very easy to implement & works smoothly.

    Coverflow script

    Images can be browsed via scroll wheel or left-right keys besides the mouse clicks. And, it is tested with other javascript libraries like jQuery, MooTools, Dojo and Prototype.

    For the canvas support in IE, checkout ExplorerCanvas.

    Flickrshow is a lightweight, cross-browser JavaScript code that enables you the display your Flickr images as a good looking Ajaxed slideshow.

    Ajax Flickr Slideshow

    The script is very easy to install & can be set to show images within Flickr groups, photosets or tag based images.

    Flickrshow has a cache system that enables the presentation of images faster. And, presentation can be managed with a play/pause button.

    Also, you can easily modify the theme completely via CSS.

    P.S. The application requires Prototype & a small part of Scriptaculous library.

    Galleria is an image gallery jQuery plugin.

    It loads the images one by one from an unordered list and can present them:

    • scaled
    • unscaled
    • centered
    • cropped inside a fixed thumbnail box

     jQuery Image Gallery

    The beauty of Galleria is behind the ease of creating a gallery. Simply create an unordered list, add some images and it will create a chic gallery.

    Another nice feature is the support of browser history. You can use your browser’s back & forward buttons

    Other features of this jQuery image gallery:

    • Unobtrusive javascript
    • Lightweight (4k packed)
    • Displays the thumbnail when the actual image is loaded
    • CSS powered – create your own gallery style
    • Super fast image browsing since the images are preloaded one at a time in the background
    • Stylable caption from image or anchor title
    • jQuery plugin – takes one line to implement
    • Can fire events so you can customize the images behaviour onLoad

    This is an open source 3D album component for Flex which is similar to the Cooliris‘s (formerly PicLens) attractive interface.

    The component is inspired from the 3D album tutorial of Bartek Drozdz.

    3D Flex Album

    The download package includes examples besides the source code for easier developing.

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  • Info: This is a sponsored post.

    FlashLoaded is giving away 3 3D Wall Pro licenses ($179.95/each) to WebResourcesDepot readers. Details of "how to winning the licenses’ can be found inside the post.

    What is 3D Wall Pro?

    3D Wall Pro is a Papervision3D powered, very good looking & interactive wall that can display:

    • Images
    • Youtube & streaming videos
    • SWF files
    • Flickr images

     3D Wall Pro

    The wall can be set to be flat or at any curvature. It responds very well to mouse / scrolls & has a built-in preloader while switching from thumbnails to large images that makes the visuality flawless.

    Overall 3D effect – the depth of field is very realistic & makes browsing the media a joy.

    Media to be displayed is mentioned in a XML file so there is no need to republish the SWF again & again.

    Application has 80+ configuration options (AS3 only) that helps you customize & make it unique.

    3D Wall

     3D Wall Pro has some other features like:

    • Ability to display a customizable video icon on video
    • Customizable tooltips for each thumbnail
    • Customizable player buttons
    • Optional watermarks for large images that can be totally customized)

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    Css-Tricks is sharing a beautiful jQuery content slider with auto-play feature.

    The content slider can play any type of media & besides the auto-play you can switch between the contents easily.

    jQuery Content Slider

    The slider is very easy to implement & it is cross-browser. The sliding effect is done with the jQuery Coda slider plugin.

    To view a demo of this jQuery featured content slider, click here.

    Flash Gallery is a free flash gallery application with Flickr photostream & auto-thumbnail creation support.

    The application scans the related folder, creates the thumbnails & uses filenames for titles.

    Flickr Flash Gallery

    Flash Gallery requires PHP to run but this is not needed if you’re streaming Flickr images.

    The application has a customizable design, full-screen support & it is fully resizeable.

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