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    This is a discussion on Sky+ App Photos within the Sky & Sky+ TV forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; Here are a couple to try Code: http://lettice.com/pics/HD-Testcard-original_converted.jpg http://lettice.com/pics/maxresdefault_converted.jpg Would be nice to know what format dimensions it requires the ...

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      Re: Sky+ App Photos

      Here are a couple to try

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      http://lettice.com/pics/maxresdefault_converted.jpg
      Would be nice to know what format dimensions it requires the images to be converted to, as its quite hit and miss and quite a bit of compression.
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      Re: Sky+ App Photos

      Quote Originally Posted by lettice View Post
      Here are a couple to try

      Code:
      http://lettice.com/pics/HD-Testcard-original_converted.jpg
      http://lettice.com/pics/maxresdefault_converted.jpg
      Would be nice to know what format dimensions it requires the images to be converted to, as its quite hit and miss and quite a bit of compression.
      This will throw them on to the TV screen, full picture




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      Re: Sky+ App Photos

      Yeh thought they would be fun.
      Trouble is though had to compress the uhd one a lot to get it to dispaly via the sky box, so not a true uhd test card, but nice to fool someone.

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      Re: Sky+ App Photos

      Haven't checked, just guessing. Had thought image dimensions were critical factors. Clearly this is not the case so it maybe just file size. Have to check with Wire Shark whether Sky box abandons download if content length is too high.
      Quote Originally Posted by lettice View Post
      Trouble is though had to compress the uhd one a lot to get it to dispaly via the sky box, so not a true uhd test card, but nice to fool someone.
      Yes interesting the effect compression has on the horizontal resolution grating particularly the fourth box down which looks like a moiré/interference effect.

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      Re: Sky+ App Photos

      Quote Originally Posted by seawright View Post
      Haven't checked, just guessing. Had thought image dimensions were critical factors. Clearly this is not the case so it maybe just file size. Have to check with Wire Shark whether Sky box abandons download if content length is too high.
      There appears to be a limit with filesize at around 150,000 bytes.
      A file of 149,421 bytes is displayed whereas one of 151,117 is ignored though Wire Shark shows that the Sky box fully downloads both files.
      Just wondering now if I can write a script to run a slide show, converting photos on the fly using Image Magick.
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      Re: Sky+ App Photos

      The latest sky+ app finally works with sky+ photos on my Galaxy Mega.
      See many more are now able to use their devices too that did not work before.
      Some back end changes have happened
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      Re: Sky+ App Photos

      Quote Originally Posted by lettice View Post
      The latest sky+ app finally works with sky+ photos on my Galaxy Mega.
      See many more are now able to use their devices too that did not work before.
      Some back end changes have happened
      Glad you are now having some success.
      W.r.t. the Photo Display Order Problem discussed earlier in this thread, is this OK on the Galaxy or the same as the useless order discussed in those posts?

      Another problem with the system, not discussed above, is the Album Display Order, which is random.

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      Re: Sky+ App Photos

      Would be nice if it could pick up the photos/folder structure in the new Google photo app or dropbox.
      It just seems to pick them up in the order they appear from the old gallery app locally.

      The Google photos app is just amazing and Im using that across all my ecosystems now, just a great way to control and categorise easily, with a lot of help with Google

     

     
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