|Backdrop - Help page|
Backdrop creates moving backgrounds for film, TV, video, DVD and presentations.
It is a Windows application, requiring Version 2 of the .Net runtime, and Windows XP, 2003 or Vista.
On launching the application, the main creation window is displayed.
|How to create a video using Backdrop|
There are five steps:
|How it works|
All images are generated in real time using random number generation, colour, location and size transformations, statistical techniques and trigonometry.
It does not use loops, or any pre-recorded images.
It does not use DirectX or OpenGL.
Only two formats are currently supported, AVI and SV.
AVI can be imported into most applications.
SV is, for now, a proprietary format which will be detailed later. SV is an acronym for simple video, and requires no codec.