Nice Simple Photo Widget

Nice Simple Photo Widget



A photo widget that supports semi-transparency and optional frame of any color
 
 
Features:

- Minimalistic style
- Frameless semi-transparent photo display on home screen (supports Android 2.2 or higher)
- Retaining of the photo's aspect ratio (never improperly stretches or cuts off any part of it)
- Customizable photo frame of any color you like
- Slideshow of all photos in a directory (customizable photo update interval: every 10 seconds, every minute, every hour, every day, etc.)
- Built-in photo cropping and rotating
- Free zooming mode for viewing photos with intuitive gestures (e.g. pinch to zoom for Android 2.0 or higher)
- Four different widget sizes: 2x2, 2x4, 4x2, 4x4
 
 
 
How to use:

This is a widget for your homescreen (desktop). To use it, please follow these simple steps.

For newer versions of Android (e.g. 4.0), you may drag and drop a Nice Simple Photo item from the Widgets tab of your app list to the home screen. You may refer to this demonstration video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXAWx7gsJ-o

For older versions (e.g. 2.3.3) you can long press (i.e. tap and hold) on any empty space on your home screen, then select Widgets and choose a Nice Simple Photo item.

Different items correspond to different widget sizes.

Tapping the widget will open the configuration screen. You can configure the widget and browse the photos which are in the same directory of the currently selected photo there. You can add more than one "Nice Simple Photo Widget" to your home screen and each of them can have its own unique appearance settings.
 
*NOTE* If the photo does not update properly, please exclude this widget from any task killer app that you might be using. You can also try to remove this widget from your homescreen and add it back again, and see if it solves the problem.

Recent changes:
Version 1.4.0:
- New feature: Now you can use a photo viewer app of your choice to view a photo when you single-tap on it on the photo browsing interface
- New feature: Now the slideshows can optionally show all photos in the sub-directories as well
- New feature: Added the "every 4 hours" slideshow interval
- Rearranged the options so that the slideshow options are now separated from the single-photo display option
- Fixes, etc...

Complete changelog can be found int he in-app readme.
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About Nice Simple Photo Widget

A photo widget that supports semi-transparency and optional frame of any color
 
 
Features:

- Minimalistic style
- Frameless semi-transparent photo display on home screen (supports Android 2.2 or higher)
- Retaining of the photo's aspect ratio (never improperly stretches or cuts off any part of it)
- Customizable photo frame of any color you like
- Slideshow of all photos in a directory (customizable photo update interval: every 10 seconds, every minute, every hour, every day, etc.)
- Built-in photo cropping and rotating
- Free zooming mode for viewing photos with intuitive gestures (e.g. pinch to zoom for Android 2.0 or higher)
- Four different widget sizes: 2x2, 2x4, 4x2, 4x4
 
 
 
How to use:

This is a widget for your homescreen (desktop). To use it, please follow these simple steps.

For newer versions of Android (e.g. 4.0), you may drag and drop a Nice Simple Photo item from the Widgets tab of your app list to the home screen. You may refer to this demonstration video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXAWx7gsJ-o

For older versions (e.g. 2.3.3) you can long press (i.e. tap and hold) on any empty space on your home screen, then select Widgets and choose a Nice Simple Photo item.

Different items correspond to different widget sizes.

Tapping the widget will open the configuration screen. You can configure the widget and browse the photos which are in the same directory of the currently selected photo there. You can add more than one "Nice Simple Photo Widget" to your home screen and each of them can have its own unique appearance settings.
 
*NOTE* If the photo does not update properly, please exclude this widget from any task killer app that you might be using. You can also try to remove this widget from your homescreen and add it back again, and see if it solves the problem.

Recent changes:
Version 1.4.0:
- New feature: Now you can use a photo viewer app of your choice to view a photo when you single-tap on it on the photo browsing interface
- New feature: Now the slideshows can optionally show all photos in the sub-directories as well
- New feature: Added the "every 4 hours" slideshow interval
- Rearranged the options so that the slideshow options are now separated from the single-photo display option
- Fixes, etc...

Complete changelog can be found int he in-app readme.

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A Google User
Dec 17, 2014
Simple and Exactly what is needed!!! Very simple, beautiful, neat and exactly what I wanted!!! And it also has many customization options like slideshow, interval, random order, sub-dir. Great work developer!!!
A Google User
Dec 17, 2014
nice widget nice easy to use
A Google User
Dec 17, 2014
Perfect Does exactly what I need it to do which is cycle thru all the photos in a selected folder & display them on a homescreen. Looks fab if you select the option to lose the frame + it does not tamper with the photo aspect so you get to see the pic exactly as you would in your gallery . Also supports click to view in a selected gallery app. Great job all round.
A Google User
Dec 16, 2014
Yep Simple, nice. Best of 10 I tried.
A Google User
Dec 11, 2014
Awesome !!!