General settings of Slideshow can be changed via the web interface – menu SettingsDevice settings. Applying the change of some of the settings requires reload of the application (close and reopen).

Setting nameTypeDefault valueDescription
General settings
Device nameTextDevice model 
Default volume in %Number between 0 and 100Volume for videos, music or internet radio, from 0% to 100%. You can change the current volume on the home page.
LanguageChoiceDevice language or EnglishLanguage of the user interface.
Screen layout
Screen orientationChoiceDefaultWhether the screen orientation should be Landscape or portrait.
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Rotate layout every dayCheckboxNoIf checked, screen layout will be swapped vertically or horizontally every 24 hours in order to prevent screen burn-in
Use screen layout intervalsCheckboxNoIf checked, screen layout intervals will be used for automatic determining the current screen layout, instead of time slots.
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Wait with screen layout changeCheckboxNoChange the screen layout based on interval or time slot only after the item playing in the main panel is finished.
Length of showing playlist manuallyNumber3600 (= 1 hour)How many seconds will be manually chosen playlist (through keyboard or web interface) shown
Reset order on playlist changeCheckboxNoReset order of items with alphabetical type after the playlist is changed or manually selected. If not checked, the order will be preserved across playlists and screen layouts.
On-screen formatting
Image scale typeChoiceFit centerHow to scale images (and videos, if enhanced video player is used) shown on the screen. Reload is required for applying this change.
Respect image orientationCheckboxYesRead image orientation from JPEG EFIX attributes and rotate the image on screen accordingly. Slightly lowers the performance.
Enable enhanced video playerCheckboxYesIf checked, enhanced video player will be used for playing videos. This video player supports shorter lag between videos and various scaling of videos. Uncheck if you experience problems with video playback.
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Preload items in playlistCheckboxNoAllow loading some of the items (e.g. video files) in advance, so the delay between items is shorter.
Video input compatibility modeCheckboxNoUsable only on Zidoo Z9X box.
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Video timeoutNumberInfinityMaximum time for video playback in seconds. Usable only on older devices, if videos tend to get stuck.
CSS style for ExcelTextFor advanced users. CSS rules for showing Excel file, for example font-size:120%.
Web page zoomNumber0Zoom of web pages displayed on screen, in percentage. Zero means default (system) zoom.
Disable security for web pagesCheckboxNoFor displaying web pages on the screen, CORS check and HTTPS certificate check will be completely disabled. This option is very insecure, only enable it if you are aware of the security implications.
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Allow local API for web pagesCheckboxNoAllows usage of the local API in web pages displayed on screen. Reload is required for applying this change.
Mute video for audio playlistCheckboxNoWhether to mute the audio from any video on screen while any audio playlist is active, in order not to mix the audio from multiple sources.
Weather forecast
Weather sourceChoiceOpenWeatherMap (hourly)Online service used as a source of weather forecast.
API key for weatherTextAPI key for downloading weather information.
For OpenWeatherMap it can be retrieved free-of-charge at https://openweathermap.org/appid.
For Here Destination weather it can be retrieved free-of-charge at https://developer.here.com/projects.
Review licensing of the weather information provider before using it.
RSS messages
Maximal length of RSS titleNumber105How many characters of the RSS title should be displayed before clipping it. Use if you want to prevent the text from becoming too small. Will be applied next time the RSS file is fetched.
Maximal length of RSS messageNumber215How many characters of the RSS message should be displayed before clipping it. Use if you want to prevent the text from becoming too small. Will be applied next time the RSS file is fetched.
External storages
Use external storageCheckboxNoIf checked, files for playing will be saved on external storage (SD card or USB flash drive), instead of internal memory. External storage has to be present when this app starts.
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Action on Flash drive insertChoiceCopy files from Flash driveWhat should happen when Flash drive is inserted into the device’ s USB port.
Folder on Flash driveTextslideshowFrom which folder on Flash drive should copy files. Empty field means root folder on Flash drive. This is used only if copying from Flash drive is allowed (see setting Action on Flash drive insert).
Network interfaces
HTTP port numberNumber80HTTP port number on which Web interface will be available. Rooted device and free port 8080 is required if you want to use a port number lower than 1024.
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HTTPS port numberNumber443HTTPS port number on which Web interface will be available. Rooted device and free port 8443 is required if you want to use a port number lower than 1024.
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FTP port numberNumber21FTP port number on which FTP interface will be available. Rooted device and free port 8021 is required if you want to use port number lower than 1024.
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Disable all non-SSL network interfacesCheckboxNoDisable interfaces, which are not secure on public networks: HTTP and FTP.
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Keep WiFi onCheckboxYesTells Android to keep the WiFi always on and in high performance mode. If un-checked, WiFi connection might be lost on some devices after some time, in order to save power.
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On-screen control
Disable keyboardCheckboxNoIf checked, keyboard shortcuts for app control will be disabled
Enable touch gesturesCheckboxYesIf checked, touch gestures on screen will be enabled
Startup
Start at system bootCheckboxNoStart this application automatically after Android boots. Special permission is needed on Android 10 and newer, so this setting might be accessible only from the on-screen menu – Basic settings.
Enable kiosk mode after startCheckboxNoAutomatically locks this app on the foreground after it starts (uses Lock Task Mode). Setup has to be done first through menu SettingsDevice administrator. Use this feature very carefully, may lead to locking the device completely!
After start scriptTextBash commands, which are run after application starts.
Reboot time (watchdog)TextYou can set up watchdog, which will automatically reboot the whole device after set time (also if this app is already closed!). You can enter number (used as a number of hours from start of the app), time in 24 hour format (used as a time of reboot for each day) or time in 24 hour format with suffix xN (used as a every Nth day, e.g. 23:00x3 means every third day at 11 PM). Empty value means no automatic reboot. Works only on rooted devices.
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Reboot on HDMI plug inCheckboxNoAfter detecting the HDMI cable was plugged in, the app will automatically reboot the device. Usable on some devices with video decoding problems when no HDMI device is plugged in.
Periodical download
Download intervalNumberFrequency in seconds, how often should be periodical download run in seconds. You can setup periodical download though menu ToolsPeriodical download.
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Allow external config importCheckboxNoAllow importing XML configuration and updating application from external sources – ZIP files, USB Flash drive, Google Drive, Dropbox
How often to check filesNumber18000 (= 5 hours)Frequency in seconds, how often to check files which should be deleted at set time. Because time sync is necessary for this functionality, connection to internet is required for this setting.
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NTP serverText1.pool.ntp.orgURL address of the NTP server for time synchronization (e.g. 0.us.pool.ntp.org)
MQTT
MQTT server addressText  
MQTT usernameText  
MQTT password Text  
Require TLS for MQTTCheckboxfalse 
Use websockets for MQTTCheckboxfalse 
MQTT topic prefixTextSLIDESHOW 
MQTT topic name TextDevice’s MAC addressIf not entered, MAC address of the device will be used (if available).
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Report data through MQTTCheckboxfalseAutomatically send device info through MQTT every 2 minutes.
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Report statistics through MQTTCheckboxfalseAutomatically report display statistics of files through MQTT every two minutes.
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Face detection
Camera for face detectionText Which camera to use. If no camera is selected, face detection is turned off. Camera permission is required for this feature, it can be granted via on-screen menu – Basic settings – Request camera permission.
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Frame rotation for face detectionNumber0Rotation of camera frame in degrees (0, 90, 180 or 270)
Delay between frames for face detection Number 800Delay in milliseconds between two face detection frames processing. The higher the number, the lower the CPU load.