carousel - displays multiple images rotating in a circular formation
carousel [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window]
[-root] [-count int] [-zoom | -no-zoom] [-tilt XY] [-titles |
-no-titles] [-font font] [-speed ratio] [-duration seconds] [-fps]
Loads several random images, and displays them flying in a circular
formation. The circle changes speed and direction randomly, tilts on
its axis, and the images move in and out.
This program requires a good video card capable of supporting large
To specify the directory that images are loaded from, run xscreensaver-
demo(1) and click on the "Advanced" tab.
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a
visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
-window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root Draw on the root window.
How many images to display. Default 7.
-zoom | -no-zoom
Whether the images should move in and out (toward and away from
the axis of rotation). Default true.
-tilt XY | -no-tilt
Whether the axis of rotation should tilt, and how. -tilt X
means that it will tilt toward and away from the viewer. -tilt
Y means that it will tilt to the left and right of the screen.
-tilt XY (the default) means it will do both.
-titles | -no-titles
Whether to display the file names of the images beneath them.
The font to use for titles. Note that the size of the font
affects the clarity of the characters, not their size (it is
Every duration seconds, one of the images will be replaced with
a new one. Default 20 seconds.
Speed up or slow down the animation. 0.5 means half as fast as
the default; 2.0 means twice as fast.
Per-frame delay, in microseconds. Default: 20000 (0.02 sec-
-fps Whether to show a frames-per-second display at the bottom of
-debug Prints debugging info to stderr.
Another debug mode.
DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.
to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global
resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.
X(1), xscreensaver-demo(1) xscreensaver-getimage(1) xscreensaver(1)
Copyright (C) 2005 by Jamie Zawinski.
Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and
its documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, pro-
vided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that
both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in sup-
porting documentation. No representations are made about the suitabil-
ity of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without
express or implied warranty.
X Version 11 4.21 (01-Mar-2005) XScreenSaver(6x)