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Slide.Show 1.2 (Silverlight 2 compatible update)

Rating:        Based on 7 ratings
Reviewed:  6 reviews
Downloads: 68809
Released: Oct 3, 2008
Updated: Oct 25, 2008 by billyzkid
Dev status: Stable Help Icon

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Source Code
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Documentation Slide.Show Quick Start Guide.doc
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Release Notes

Slide.Show is an open source Silverlight control for publishing highly-customizable photo slideshows on the Web.

In a hurry to upgrade?
...then download the file for the minimum files needed to upgrade your existing Slide.Show slideshows.

Want it all?
...then download the file for complete source code, samples, and documentation.

Please note that although this release is 100% compatible with Silverlight 2, Slide.Show was originally written in javascript for Silverlight 1.0 and does not provide a XAP file for deployment. Stay tuned, however, for the forthcoming release of Slide.Show 2 for Silverlight 2 written entirely in managed code and with many cool new features!

What's New?

  • Fixes for compatibility with Silverlight 2 and Firefox 3
  • Improvements to existing samples plus new "Memorabilia" sample
  • FlickrDataProvider enhancements (i.e. getPublicPhotos)


  • Minimal setup and configuration
  • Resizable for any Web page design
  • Full-screen and embedded modes
  • 100% configurable via XML or your own custom provider
  • Slideshow data from XML, Flickr, or your own custom provider
  • Auto-playback with numerous transitions (e.g. fade, shape, slide, wipe)
  • Cross-browser (e.g. IE 6/7/8, Firefox 2/3, Safari 2/3, PC and Mac)
  • Supports Silverlight 1.0 and Silverlight 2
  • Open source (e.g. extensible controls, configuration and data provider models, commented code)


To get started immediately, we recommend that you browse the samples that accompany the source code, including:
  • Empty - minimal, empty Slide.Show control
  • Flickr - retrieves slideshow data directly from Flickr
  • Memorabilia - stylized slideshow from the makers of
  • Multiple - multiple Slide.Show controls on a single page
  • Popup - opens a slideshow in a stretchy window
  • Resizable - resizes a Slide.Show control dynamically via script
  • Simple - no nonsense, no navigation slideshow
  • Tall - vertical layout with custom navigation and album buttons
  • Theater - fluid layout with dark theme
  • Vertigo - fixed layout with light theme
  • Windowless - transparent, floating Slide.Show control (perfect for annoying ads!)

Reviews for this release

Very nice example
by deven2986 on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:32 AM
very good photo gallery
by aaaq on Apr 15, 2009 at 10:04 AM
Just looking at the Vertigo and Hardrockcafe demos I am floored...
by sbrahma on Mar 6, 2009 at 1:36 PM
Wonderful applications
by xiaoqi98 on Feb 13, 2009 at 2:21 AM
I'm looking at the demo, and am fairly happy so far. Although I need to investigate more, I wanted to also state that this works on Linux/Firefox 2/Novel Moonlight (on this site:, although not 100% because the fade transitions don't work--probably due to the Moonlight implementation.
by lafleurh on Jan 25, 2009 at 4:33 PM
Works as advertised!
by jvitalis on Nov 22, 2008 at 4:02 AM