saving images in versions older than 2.03: you need to put the right extension on an images to be able to save it. I suggest ".jpg" unless you have some special needs.
stuck in black and white mode: if you do "black and white", it saves it in a different way to save space. To get it out of this format, I suggest doing "flip vertical" twice. Once you do this, it will be stored in a colored format and you will be able to apply effects to it.
How to use "white breakthrough" in the movie program: Well, that depends on what you want to do. You can load movies or images into any of the 3 spots, the background, the foreground, and the pattern that decides how much of each will show through. The "load prepared movie" button lets you load the pattern. If the pattern is a movie, it works just like all the other effects, it loads the files in the prepared directory you chose. If you uncheck the "uncheck if loaded pattern is an image, not a movie", then it will load the image file you set when you clicked on "load prepared movie". The other two (set foreground and background), I assumed would be images, for some reason. So, if they are supposed to be prepared movie directories, you can click on the checkboxes next to their name to tell my program that you want to use it like a movie.
other "white breakthrough" movie advice: The
program will automatically make your movie the size of the smallest
image or movie you load. That is, if you want your movie to
have 320X240 resolution, then you had better not be loading images
smaller than this. If you use a picture that is bigger
than the smallest size, it will center the little picture on the
bigger one and cut off the edges of the bigger (without actually
doing any harm to your input file, of course).
other movie advice: don't run two photo killers at once if you are doing movie stuff, because they will both share the same temporary directory
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