OT: Windoze/Mac compatibility

I know there's a whole bunch of VERY knowledgeable, certifiable software geeks hiding out here on the wRECk, so thought I'd ask . . .
I have a CD about 9/11 which has about 40(+ or -) JPG files on it, plus an EXE file, which sets up a slide show playing to "I'm proud to be an American". Works wonderful on Windoze, BUT . . wanted to show it to our class in school, and the whole shebang is MAC, and every time we try to open it, tells us it can't locate the program that created the file.
Checking the "properties" on Windoze, under "Type of File" says "Application", Description: Medi@Show Viewer Module, copyrighted from Cyberlink.
Anyone have an idea how to convert or recreate this to run on MAC?
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Nope, not me.

No worries. Double-click on the CD's icon on your desktop, a finder window will pop up. Select everything but the .exe file, and right-click to "open with" the "preview" app which should be the default for the .jpg files anyway.
Or, open up quicktime, import the .jpg slides into it, import the .wav or .mp3 or whatever is also on the CD, and make a slideshow that'll run on any machine.
Or, open up iPhoto, select the .jpg files, import them into your iPhoto database. Select "create slideshow" from either the menu or the main iPhoto screen, and select said audio file on the CD as the background music. You can set slide timing by seconds or to manual.
Worst case, just click on each of the .jpg files in the order you want to see 'em, and Preview will open them up for ya.

...or install Virtual PC, fire up a windows instance inside the Virtual PC machine, and run it directly...

Lots of 'em. Me, I'd go with the iPhoto option. This assumes Mac OSX, if it's OS9 or before I have no idea (didn't use 'em until they went Unix).
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Dave, Thank You! Now if I can just figure out what the h*ll you told me :^) I'll play around with it. Sounds like Q-time may be easiest *for me*. Don't have iPhoto & school systems are on Adobe Photo. I'm not even sure there is a .wav on there, or if it's included in the .exe, but I'll do some more looking & see.
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Quicktime might be the simplest. If you get stuck and the total data on the CD isn't *huge* you can zip it all up and email or put it on the web so I can download it.
I've got both a Windows box and a couple of Macs here and I can wrassle it into something usable for you.
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I'd be VERY surprised if iPhoto was not in there someplace but it may not be on your app bar. Take a look on the hard drive (or network drive) and do a search with the finder and it'll likely be there.
Of course I've had several Otter Creek lagers this evening so YMMV.
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wrote:

Do you mean the iPhoto should be on my Win machine, or on the Mac?
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Should be on the Mac someplace unless they went out of their way to not put it on. There is no Windows version of iPhoto. Allen
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The similar (same but earlier?) application in OS 8 and OS 9 to iPhoto for OS X was PhotoRelay which came within Toast Deluxe 4.1.1
A later version of the same programme called iView Multimedia came within Roxio Toast Titanium 5.0.2, also for OS 8 and OS 9.
PhotoRelay (in TD 4.1.1) ---> iView Multimedia (in RTT 5.0.2) ---> iPhoto (in OS X)
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