Panotour Features

Create virtual tours

Cross-platform

Whatever authoring of your virtual tour, Panotour exports all necessary files that are 100% compatible with all devices like mobiles, tablets and desktop computers.
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Plugins
Modular features like maps, image galleries, video players, etc, that can be included into your virtual tour according to your needs.
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Spot Icons
Pick any style for your spots among the numerous spot icons available.
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Control Bars
Choose the control bar that fits the look and feel of your virtual tour.
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Presets
Want to create a virtual tour in minutes? Import your panoramas, apply a preset and you’re done!

Presets

Change style in a snap

All your project configuration can be saved into a preset that you call recall later. Panotour includes presets that can be applied with just one click. Changing the mood of your virtual tour only takes few seconds.
Panotour Hotspot Editor

Powerful Hotspot Editor

Easily place and configure your hotspots

Hotspots allows your visitors to interact with your virtual tour and to move throughout the different scenes. Panotour includes a powerful hotspot editor into which you place your hotspot by clicking thanks to its intuitive interface.
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Clear User Interface

Drag n drop, point, click and edit

The Panotour interface allows to quickly import panoramas and to add links between them simply by drag n drop. For each parameters, you can point, click and edit properties. The Panotour interface is completely customizable, you can move the tool panels and position it to your needs.
Panotour Clear Interface
Offline virtual tour

Standalone and offline virtual tour

Export a .ptv file that can be launched locally

Optionally export your project in a standalone single .ptv file that allows you to quickly test your virtual tours offline with no internet connection on computers and mobile devices before uploading them to your website.
Panotour Viewer (free)

Maps, Floor Plans and Compass

Your visitors will always know where they are

Panotour includes powerful localisation tools like maps, floor plans and compass. Panotour supports GPS data in image files and can automatically add panoramas spots on selected maps providers like: Google Map, OpenStreetMap and Bing Maps. Additionally you can add multiple floor plans with hotspots on each virtual tours. Each panorama gets its own orientation that can be displayed by the compass plugin.
Panotour Maps and Floor Plans

Livepano

Give life to your virtual tours

With the Livepano addon for Panotour Pro 2, your virtual tours come to life! Insert one or more video zones within the photographic content

Complete List of Features

Interface

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Compatible Windows, Mac, Linux
Available in 8 languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish and Italian
Intuitive interface, zero programming for all included features
Choice between a dark and a light software interface
Customizable workspace
Shortcuts for tooltips: %p, %d
Optional backup of the save files

Input

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Multiple file formats accepted in input: JPG, PNG, PSD/PSB, KRO, TIFF, MP4, M4V, OGG, WEBM
Unlimited number of scenes per virtual tour
Support of full spherical panoramas (360°x180°)
Support of partial panoramas (smaller than 360°x180°)
Support of video scenes (360°x180° and standard videos)
Support of stereoscopic video (Top-Bottom and Side-by-Side)
Automatic detection of the fields of view if the panorama has been processed in Autopano Pro/Giga
Support of giant panoramas (larger than 200 megapixels)
Groups of panoramas

Interactions

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Several scenes linked together in a same virtual tour
Polygonal hotspots
Image hotspots
Video hotspots
Point hotspots
Web Content hotspots
Adding of a LivePano video hotspot (Livepano is a paid add-on)
Opening of a photo when clicking on a hotspot
Opening of a website in an Internet browser when clicking on a hotspot
Opening of a video when clicking on a hotspot
Opening of a website within the virtual tour when clicking on a hotspot
Combining 360-degree views and gigapixel panoramas
Global sound for whole the virtual tour
Sound for each panorama
Support of the gyroscope (from iPhone 4 & iPad 2): view the tour by turning the mobile device

Customization

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Default graphical themes (styles of control bar)
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styles of bars
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Colorization of the graphical themes (that changes the main color of the whole graphical theme)
Saving and use of Presets
Adding customized or third-party plugins
Default hotspot icons
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Icons
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Icons
Individual colorization of point hotspots
15 combinations of transitions
Adding custom transition templates
Adding custom HTML templates
Auto-rotation
Auto-tour: automatic sequencing of the panoramas
Customizable auto-rotation per panorama
Navigation through a thumbnail stack
Navigation through a thumbnail bar
Navigation through a drop-down list
Unlimited display of logos
Adding of a map based on Google Maps
Adding of a map based on OpenStreetMap
Adding of a map based on Bing Maps
Adding of a map based on Yandex Maps
Advanced options for the embedded maps: custom radar, controls, automatic GPS-based positioning of the panoramas
Adding of a floor plan with custom radar
Little Planet intro effect
Customization of the contextual menu (adding links to websites)
Change of projection through the contextual menu: normal, fisheye, architectural, stereographic, pannini, little planet, fisheye ball

Export

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Export the virtual tours in HTML5 format
Optionally export the virtual tours with an Adobe Flash fallback
Export the virtual tour with a VR Mode (for viewing with Head Mounted Devices)
Export of the virtual tours in .ptv format. This format is used in Panotour viewer and allows you to display your tours offline
Export virtual tours compatible with mobile devices (iPhone, iPad and most Android-based devices)
Dynamic loading of the zones to be displayed (multi-resolution)
Allow deep-linking to specific scenes in your tour
Export of the XML files for an advanced customization through coding
Export of several language XML files to internationalize your tour (Panotour does not translate your content, only creates the file)
Unlimited KrPano license (included and exportable) for an advanced customization through coding: acces to all KrPano resources, ability to add KrPano free & paid plugins
Export and import of the cube faces
Export of equirectangular images made from cube faces
Direct export to an FTP server
Ability to add a branding-free license (paid option)
Hiding of the possible error messages given by the virtual tour
Domain-limited virtual tours: your virtual tours can run only on the websites you authorize

Control Bars

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Classic Control Bar Classic control bar style to allow your visitor to browse your tour and interact with it
D-Pad Control Bar D-Pad control bar style to allow your visitor to browse your tour and interact with it
Docked Thumbnails with Control Bar Docked Thumbnails control bar style to allow your visitor to browse your tour and interact with it
Rounded Control Bar Rounded control bar style to allow your visitor to browse your tour and interact with it
Urban Control Bar Urban control bar style to allow your visitor to browse your tour and interact with it
iControl Bar Control bar with Mac style to allow your visitor to browse your tour and interact with it

Controls

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Previous / Next Dots Side dots that allow user to browse between panoramas
Previous / Next Strips Side strips that allow user to browse between panoramas
Previous / Next Tabs Side tabs that allow user to browse between panoramas
Simple Button Simple button that can trigger an action on a user click
Social Button Button allowing you to share or like the tour on a social network
Toggle Button (2-states button) A 2 states button that can trigger an action on a user click depending on which state it is in
WebVR Button Button that launches your tour in VR Mode for HMDs.

Effects

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Loading Transition Add a blending or fading transition between your scenes
Snow Add a snow effect over the tour
Rain Add a rain effect over the tour
Mask Add a mask over the tour

Gallery

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Gallery Image gallery displayed into a box over the tour
Small Gallery Bar Thumbnail bar where images can be displayed at full size by clicking on it

Image Zone

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Colored Area Display a 2D colored area over the tour
Footer Display a footer area over the tour
Header Display a header area over the tour
Logo Display a logo into the interface or into the sphere over the tour
Picture Display an image over the tour

Loaders

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Loading Information Display either a percentage or a volume information during panorama loading
Loading Picture Display an image during the panorama loading
Loading Text Display a text during the panorama loading
Progress bar and Loopings Display a progress bar and a looping wheel during the panorama loading

Maps

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Compass A compass indicating the view direction
Floor Plan A multi-level floor plan displaying the points of interest
PanotourMaps (OpenStreetMap, Bing Maps, Google Maps, Yandex) A map displaying points of interest
Radar A cone displaying the current field of view

Menu

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Context Menu Customize the contextual menu (right click)
List of Panoramas Displays a panoramas list
Panorama Combobox Drop-down menu containing all the panoramas
Panorama Menu Navigation menu with panoramas groups, thumbnails and names
Projections Menu Menu displaying all the available projections

Text Zone

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Title Display the name of the current panorama, group or project as title
Description Display the description of the current panorama, group or project

Thumbnails

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Classic Thumbnail Bar Scrollable list of panoramas thumbnails
Simple Thumbnail Bar Simple scrollable list of panoramas thumbnails
Thumbnail Stack Expandable stack of panoramas thumbnails

User Input

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Analytics (Google Analytics) Measures conversions and gives insight into how visitors find and use your virtual tour
Double-Click Add an action on double click or double-tap
FPS (frames per second) Shows the current average rendering frame-rate
Gyroscope Control the view by moving your tablet
Previous/Next Keys Keys that allow the user to browser between scenes

Video

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Video Control Bar Display a control bar on video scenes
Video Progress Bar Display a progress bar on video scenes

Viewers

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PDF Box Display a box into which PDF files can be displayed
Social Share Box allowing to share the tour
Web Video Box Display a box into which you can display videos from web video hosting services (YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Kolor Eyes, Wistia, Viddler, SoundCloud)
Website Box Display a box into which websites and HTML files can be displayed