Player - Filmstrip App

Filmstrip Video Player
    Filmstrip Video Player is a simple video playback app which allows user to build filmstrip of the currently opened video without playback interruption.
    Each slide within filmstrip can be saved as a file in the variety of different graphic formats; each slide or even all slides can be removed from filmstrip and all these slides manipulations don’t affect video playback.
    All the slides within filmstrip are filtered by the corresponding video frame time stamp; selected slides show their time stamp in red.
    Plying back video can be positioned by the selected within filmstrip slide.
    Slides can be created manually from the current video frame or automatically by assigning desirable slides amount or time interval between slides and positioning precision; automatic slides creation can be stopped or cancelled.

Filmstrip Video Player
    Main (bottom) control bar visibility is controlled by right mouse click (press and hold) on the app itself.
    Main (bottom) control bar size controlled by click (tap) on the ellipsis [•••] located on the rightmost site of the bar. When maximized, bar shows all the available controls, when minimized, bar shows controls essential for playback only.
    New file can be open any time.
    On app start “Open File” button is blinking in green - app is waiting for user to open video file.

Filmstrip Video Player
    App playback volume or/and mute can be controlled by corresponding button at any time even when media file isn’t opened, yet.

Filmstrip Video Player
    Here is the app Main (bottom) control bar control elements to create slides and control app Filmstrip (top) control bar with filmstrip visibility. “Filmstrip” button is enabled as long as filmstrip contains at least one slide, this button toggles app Filmstrip (top) control bar with filmstrip visibility.

Filmstrip Video Player
    To create single slide from the current video frame just click (tap) “Slide” button.
    To create one slide from the current video frame just click “Slide” button.
    To create several slides automatically amount of slides or time interval between slides has to be selected using slider which becomes visible after “Slides” button is activated. Minimum time interval between slides is 1 second and maximum amount of slides filmstrip is allowed to have is the app settings in the 16 – 256 range; by default this value is 64 and can be changed through “More” button.

Filmstrip Video Player
    App allows user to set the relative positioning precision to create slide, this precision is calculated as a percent of the total media file duration in the range 1 – 10% with default value 5%. In general, the more accurate positioning requested, the more time it takes to create slide.
    Created slides will be inserted to the filmstrip in time stamp order.

Filmstrip Video Player
    Depending on slides amount, slides positioning precision and system parameters creating slides automatically can take a while so progress indicator is displayed.

Filmstrip Video Player
    Right mouse click (press and hold) on the progress indicator displays popup menu to cancel (discarding all the slides created so far) or stop (keeping slides created so far) automatic slides creation process.

Filmstrip Video Player
    Any amount of slides can be selected at a time by clicking (tapping) on slides and using keyboard “Ctrl” or “Shift” keys as needed. Selected slides show time stamp in red. Double click (double tap) on selected slide causes video playback to position to the slide time stamp.
    “Save Selected” button is enabled if single slide is selected and saves selected slide as a file in the variety of different graphic formats.
    “Discard Selected” button removes selected slides from filmstrip. Right mouse click (press and hold) on this button displays popup menu to discard all the slides.

Filmstrip Video Player
    If something goes wrong app informs user by blinking in red “More” button and stores useful detailed information about the issue in the “Latest Problems” list.

Filmstrip Video Player
    To see this list user clicks (taps) on “More” button. App stores up to 16 issues detailed descriptions replacing oldest record in this list with new issue if happens.

Filmstrip Video Player
     Right mouse click (press and hold) on the “Latest Problems” text itself displays popup menu to clear this list.

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