Sorry, that my program doesn't run on your daughter's PC properly.
The reason that I use 24bit colors in my program is because JPEG
using 24bit as well and I thought at least 24bit will show a proper
of a slide show. Unfortunately, I haven't thought that there are
running without 24bit color (sorry).
I tried FolksOK on my old old Pentium (no number) 200MHz and even on
both with cheap graphic cards, but I could set it to 24bit (or 32bit).
I will try to consider this issue in the next version. But not in the
version because it will come out in next fews days.
In the mean time, you can try to find a graphic card driver for your
I don't know how old her PC is. I assum it's running Win95. As I
Win95 default installation doesn't support 24bit colors (maybe 256
Most of the graphic cards can do much more. Just try to update the
You will have more fun with your photos than if I change my program,
isn't it? :-)
By the way, it's not an error (as I mentioned in my previous
I just want
to 'force' people to think about the author of the software (me) :-)
Oh, I didn't know that KaraWin has a slide show feature. I thought I
If I knew that maybe I haven't started to write my own one. Anyway,
it's there now and
I will use my own one :-)
Maybe I will make my program as shareware one day as well :-)
Since I only wrote the program for myself it will remain free for
But you have to miss some features like changing key, tempo etc.
which most of the other players provide, because I only bring in those
whatever I need :-)
Anyway, it's good so, different player for different users.
But I'm always happy to know about features in other players. Since I
only use my own
one I won't have a chance to see all the good features of other
You are always welcome to post suggestions for features (although
got a whole list
of features in my mind already).
Thank you for your intensive interest in my program.
--- In softkaraoke@y..., serbesa6 <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> Well, you helped solve the problem. If the display settings on your
> PC are set to anything less than 24 Bit (16,777,216 in NT 4.0 or
> Color in Win 98) then you will always get the error message
> a new song is loaded. Unfortunately the PC I was going to put this
> program on for my daughter is an older one and the video
> won't support 24 Bit color.
> settings are less than 24 Bit. What does the graphic display have
> do with the audio file - other than the lyric track being embedded
> into the file? Is there another object class that can be used that
> won't create this error, or could you set up an error handler to
> ignore this particular error and continue with the program?
> I do like your slideshow feature you have built into the program.
> I have tried VanBascos player and it does work well, but as you
> out it doesn't have the slide show feature.
> Another player that I have tried, KaraWin does have this feature
> it is shareware and eventually you have to pay to register it. It
> a really good player though.