Use the Animation Editor to create self-playing interactive panoramas and 360º panoramic videos and to export animated 2D videos.
Use the Animation Output to create a flat video from the clips and sequences created in the Animation Editor.
Animation Output Properties
Once you've created the animation in the Animation Editor, you can then output it by choosing the Animation output from the Output Panel. Below are all the output settings for Animation.
The animation properties will appear in the Properties Panel once a clip is added to the Animation Editor.
Google Street View
The Google Street View panel provides a way to easily upload a tour or single panoramas to Google Street View.
The image element is used to add images to the skin. Once you click on the Canvas, you'll be instructed to selected an image.
Use the Image Mode to pin images to the panorama. Here, you’ll find explanations of the Image properties.
Pano2VR has a modular interface which allows for custom layouts.
Lens Flares Properties
When you add a lens flare to your project, the Properties panel will open showing all the settings for lens flares.
The List View panel is handy for when you want to see all the elements that have been added in an easy-to-read list view.
Logic Block Triggers
Triggers are start of events for a condition of a logic block.
When building a skin, sometimes you need a little more control over how elements react to user input or other events. Logic Blocks will, for example, allow you to target a specific element to scale to a specific size depending on the player's width, creating a responsive skin.
Lottie files are small animations designed to work on all devices. Use them for buttons and hotspots.
In the menu bar, you'll find more tools and shortcuts. The menu bar also changes for the Skin Editor.
The normal HTML template is the default template that Pano2VR will output when outputting an web output. Use the template settings to quickly configure it.
The Output panel is where you choose output formats for your project. There is also a button to open the Gnome Cloud Browsers.
Pano2VR Preferences – Settings
Pano2VR's user preferences/settings can be found in the Menubar. Choose File > Settings on Windows and Linux; and Pano2VR > Preferences on Mac OS.
After adding a patch to the Viewer, the Properties panel will open with settings that all patch types share. The default patch type is Image.
Point Hotspot Properties
Point Hotspots are interactive points in a virtual tour that link panoramas, open websites, PDFs, videos, and informational texts. This article covers all the properties of a point hotspots.
Point Hotspots are points of interactivity in a VR tour or project. Clicking on a point hotspot will open a web link, a video, an image, a PDF, or a tour node.
The Properties panel is where individual settings are set for the input image or video, the project, and for each of the Viewer Modes.
Skin Editor Properties
The Properties section is where the settings for skins elements are located. It also holds the settings for the Canvas and the skin itself. All the properties are grouped in collapsable panels.
Use Sound Mode to add directional and static audio to your project. Here, you'll find explanations of the Sounds Mode properties.
Use the Toolbar at the top of the main project window to show or hide panels.
The Tour Browser holds and organizes all the panoramas in a tour. Each panorama is represented by a thumbnail image.
The Tour Map is used to not only add location information to nodes and to view node location, but it is also a place to link nodes together to create a tour using maps and floor plans.
The transformation output allows you to re-project the panorama to create a thumbnail preview image or an image for print.
Transformation Output Properties
Use Transformation to re-project the panorama to create a thumbnail preview image or an image for print.
The video mode will allow you to pin videos to your panoramas.
The center of Pano2VR contains the interactive panorama. Here you can view and interact with the panorama and use the Viewer Modes to add patches, hotspots, sounds, images, videos, and lens flares.
The Viewer Settings show viewing options for the Viewer.
Web Output Properties
The Web Output Properties open in the Properties panel. This is where you'll find options to use an Animation for auto-rotation, to choose a transition, and to enable VR.