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krpano Droplets

The krpano Droplets are basically just 'links' to a specific krpano command-line tool plus a specified config file. The droplets can be used by putting images via 'drag-and-drop' on them.
Usage Info:
  • Generate normal (=single-resolution) panos.
  • Made for typical 360 degree fullscreen panos.
  • The whole pano will be loaded at once. The maximum size of cube-side will be limited / reduced to 2048 pixels by default (can be changed in the config file).
  • Includes a skin with default navigation buttons.
  • Flash and HTML5 ready.
Droplet Info:

Usage Info:
  • Generate tiled multi-resolution panos.
  • Made for all kind of panoramic images.
  • Only the parts / tiles of the pano that were necessary for viewing will be loaded. No size / resolution limitation.
  • Includes a skin with default navigation buttons.
  • Flash and HTML5 ready.
Droplet Info:

Usage Info:
  • Generate normal (=single-resolution) panos and embed everything into one single swf Flash file. There will be only a html and a swf file as output.
  • Made for typical 360 degree fullscreen panos.
  • The whole pano will be loaded at once. The maximum size of cube-side will be limited / reduced to 2048 pixels by default (can be changed in the config file).
  • Includes a skin with default navigation buttons.
  • Flash only.
Droplet Info:

Usage Info:
  • Generate flat tiled multi-resolution images.
  • Made for flat images. The input will be always assumed to be a flat image.
  • Only the parts / tiles of the image that were necessary for viewing will be loaded. No size / resolution limitation.
  • Includes a skin with default navigation buttons and special viewing and controlling settings for flat images.
  • Flash only.
Droplet Info:

Usage Info:
  • Generate normal (=single-resolution) panos and connect them to a virtual tour.
  • Made for typical 360 degree fullscreen panos.
  • The pano images will be fully loaded at once. The maximum size of cube-side will be limited / reduced to 2048 pixels by default (can be changed in the config file).
  • Includes a virtual tour skin with navigation buttons, scrollling thumbnails and optionally the bing-maps and gyro plugins.
  • Flash and HTML5 ready.
Droplet Info:

Usage Info:
  • Generate tiled multi-resolution panos and connect them to a virtual tour.
  • Made for all kind of panoramic images.
  • Only the parts / tiles of the pano that were necessary for viewing will be loaded. No size / resolution limitation.
  • Includes a virtual tour skin with navigation buttons, scrollling thumbnails and optionally the bing-maps and gyro plugins.
  • Flash and HTML5 ready.
Droplet Info:

MAKE OBJECT Droplet
Usage Info:
  • Generate several flat tiled multi-resolution images and connect them to a zoomable rotating object movie.
  • Made for flat object images. All object images / frames must have the same size.
  • Only the parts / tiles of the image that were necessary for viewing will be loaded. No size / resolution limitation.
  • Includes a skin with special object controls.
  • Flash only.
Droplet Info:


Usage Info:
  • Convert spherical images to cubical ones.
  • The output cube-format, cube-size and the image format can be set up in the config file.
Droplet Info:
  • Based on the ktransform tool.
  • Config file: convertdroplets.config

Usage Info:
  • Convert the six cube side images to one spherical image.
  • The output image-size and format can be set up in the config file.
Droplet Info:
  • Based on the kcube2sphere tool.
  • Config file: convertdroplets.config

Encrypt XML Droplet
Usage Info:
  • Drop xml files on the droplet to encrypt them.
  • The xml files will be also automatically compressed during encryption.
Droplet Info:
  • Based on the krpanotools encrypt tool.

Create your own custom droplets

The included droplets are just example droplets for the most common situations. Creating own droplets for own needs is easily possible. Either just edit the config files from the included droplets or copy and rename an existing droplet and edit the droplet itself.

  • Editing a Droplet on Windows
    • A droplet is technically just a simple Windows Batch file (.bat).
    • These files are simple text files and can be edited with any text editor.
    • Open the droplet in a text editor and change the name and path of the current config file to your own config file.
  • Editing a Droplet on Mac OSX
    • A droplet on Mac is is technically an 'AppleScript Droplet'.
    • These droplets can be opened and editing by using the 'Apple Script Editor'.
    • Open the droplet in the Apple Script Editor and change the name and path of the current config file to your own config file.