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Tutorial: how to do background picture in C#

Today we will explain the steps and algorithm of implementing background picture and how to make it work in your application. ByteScout Image To Video SDK was made to help with background picture in C#. ByteScout Image To Video SDK is the SDK that is designed to generate video slideshow with 100+ 2d and 3D transition effects. Can generate WMV, AVI, WEBM video file with adjustable quality, framerate, output video size.

Fast application programming interfaces of ByteScout Image To Video SDK for C# plus the instruction and the C# code below will help you quickly learn background picture. C# sample code is all you need: copy and paste the code to your C# application’s code editor, add a reference to ByteScout Image To Video SDK (if you haven’t added yet) and you are ready to go! You can use these C# sample examples in one or many applications.

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BackgroundPicture.VS2005.csproj
      
<Project DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion>8.0.50727</ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{8B6E5CBB-7E95-4598-990F-0496317A117D}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>BackgroundPicture</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>BackgroundPicture</AssemblyName> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>DEBUG;TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.cs" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.cs" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <COMReference Include="BytescoutImageToVideo"> <Guid>{5212739C-A95B-4CDA-B116-F540A549B648}</Guid> <VersionMajor>1</VersionMajor> <VersionMinor>0</VersionMinor> <Lcid>0</Lcid> <WrapperTool>tlbimp</WrapperTool> <Isolated>False</Isolated> <EmbedInteropTypes>True</EmbedInteropTypes> </COMReference> <COMReference Include="stdole"> <Guid>{00020430-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}</Guid> <VersionMajor>2</VersionMajor> <VersionMinor>0</VersionMinor> <Lcid>0</Lcid> <WrapperTool>primary</WrapperTool> <Isolated>False</Isolated> </COMReference> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildBinPath)\Microsoft.CSharp.targets" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> </Project>

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BackgroundPicture.VS2008.csproj
      
<Project DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" ToolsVersion="3.5"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion>9.0.21022</ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{8B6E5CBB-7E95-4598-990F-0496317A117D}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>BackgroundPicture</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>BackgroundPicture</AssemblyName> <OldToolsVersion>2.0</OldToolsVersion> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v3.5</TargetFrameworkVersion> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>DEBUG;TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.cs" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.cs" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <COMReference Include="BytescoutImageToVideo"> <Guid>{5212739C-A95B-4CDA-B116-F540A549B648}</Guid> <VersionMajor>1</VersionMajor> <VersionMinor>0</VersionMinor> <Lcid>0</Lcid> <WrapperTool>tlbimp</WrapperTool> <Isolated>False</Isolated> <EmbedInteropTypes>True</EmbedInteropTypes> </COMReference> <COMReference Include="stdole"> <Guid>{00020430-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}</Guid> <VersionMajor>2</VersionMajor> <VersionMinor>0</VersionMinor> <Lcid>0</Lcid> <WrapperTool>primary</WrapperTool> <Isolated>False</Isolated> </COMReference> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.CSharp.targets" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> </Project>

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BackgroundPicture.VS2010.csproj
      
<Project DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" ToolsVersion="4.0"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion> </ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{8B6E5CBB-7E95-4598-990F-0496317A117D}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>BackgroundPicture</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>BackgroundPicture</AssemblyName> <OldToolsVersion>3.5</OldToolsVersion> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.0</TargetFrameworkVersion> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>DEBUG;TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.cs" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.cs" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <COMReference Include="BytescoutImageToVideo"> <Guid>{5212739C-A95B-4CDA-B116-F540A549B648}</Guid> <VersionMajor>1</VersionMajor> <VersionMinor>0</VersionMinor> <Lcid>0</Lcid> <WrapperTool>tlbimp</WrapperTool> <Isolated>False</Isolated> <EmbedInteropTypes>True</EmbedInteropTypes> </COMReference> <COMReference Include="stdole"> <Guid>{00020430-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}</Guid> <VersionMajor>2</VersionMajor> <VersionMinor>0</VersionMinor> <Lcid>0</Lcid> <WrapperTool>primary</WrapperTool> <Isolated>False</Isolated> </COMReference> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.CSharp.targets" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> </Project>

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Program.cs
      
using System; using System.Diagnostics; using BytescoutImageToVideo; namespace BackgroundPicture { class Program { static void Main(string[] args) { try { Console.WriteLine("Converting JPG slides to video, please wait..."); // Create BytescoutImageToVideoLib.ImageToVideo object instance ImageToVideo converter = new ImageToVideo(); // Activate the component converter.RegistrationName = "demo"; converter.RegistrationKey = "demo"; // Set movie background picture converter.SetBackgroundPictureFileName("..\\..\\..\\..\\background.jpg"); // Add images and set slide durations Slide slide; slide = converter.AddImageFromFileName("..\\..\\..\\..\\slide1.jpg"); slide.Duration = 3000; // 3000ms = 3s slide = converter.AddImageFromFileName("..\\..\\..\\..\\slide2.jpg"); slide.Duration = 3000; slide = converter.AddImageFromFileName("..\\..\\..\\..\\slide3.jpg"); slide.Duration = 3000; // Set output video size converter.OutputWidth = 640; converter.OutputHeight = 480; // Set output video file name converter.OutputVideoFileName = "result.wmv"; // Run the conversion converter.RunAndWait(); // Release resources System.Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal.ReleaseComObject(converter); // Open the result video file in default media player Process.Start("result.wmv"); Console.WriteLine("Conversion is done. Press any key to continue.."); Console.ReadKey(); } catch(Exception e) { Console.WriteLine("Error: " + e.ToString()); Console.WriteLine("\nPress any key to exit."); Console.ReadKey(); } } } }

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