Offline Image Viewer (OIV)

Installing OIV

NEW for Release 4.1 Non-admin accounts can launch OIV on Windows machines, without requiring administrator login credentials, and without the User Account Settings being lowered in the computer’s default security settings. In the Digital Library, log in to your Artstor account or register for an Artstor account if you don’t already have one. In the […]

Importing Images to OIV

On this page… Artstor Image Groups Local files PowerPoint presentations Artstor Image Groups To download an image group into OIV: Click Insert > Image Group(s) from Artstor… or click the “Download image group(s) from Artstor” icon , which is located in the upper left corner of the Image Palette. In the new window that opens, […]

Organizing and Managing Images in OIV

On this page… Rearrange images Delete images Rotate images Print images Display data Edit data Upload images Rearrange images In the Image Palette, use your mouse to drag and drop image(s) to rearrange their order. You can move individual images or multiple images. Individual images Click on an image to select it. Hold down your […]

Creating and Editing Slides in OIV

On this page… Create New Slides From a Blank Template Generate New Slides from Selected Image(s) Work with Images on Slides Work with Text on Slides Work with Shapes on Slides Work with Slide Layouts Rearrange Slides Delete Slides Create New Slides – Best Practices In order to create the sharpest images in your OIV […]

OIV Presentations

On this page… OIV Presentation Options OIV Image Palette Presentation OIV Slide Presentation Dual-Screen Presentations OIV Presentation Options Once you’ve imported images to the OIV, you have several presentation options.  You can present directly from the Image Palette without making slides, or you can create and edit slides which can be presented as an OIV […]

Troubleshooting OIV

On this page… I am being prompted to reauthenticate OIV I use OIV on campus, but would also like to use it at home, or while traveling I would like to reuse slides I’ve already created in another OIV presentation I prefer colors and/or font settings other than the OIV defaults I would like to […]

About OIV

Artstor has developed the Offline Image Viewer (OIV), an alternative presentation software. OIV allows users to download much larger images from the Digital Library, at up to 3200 pixels on the long side. All Artstor participants have access to this software, which may be used with the over 1.8 million images in the Digital Library. […]

OIV Release Notes

Guide to New Features, Bug Fixes, and Known Issues Status Key (for Known Issues): Investigating: Our User Services and Technology teams are investigating the issue. Logged: Our Technology team has confirmed that a software update is needed to resolve the issue. Scheduled: The fix has been scheduled for a specific date. Resolved: The issue has […]

System Requirements for OIV

Please find below the technical specifications for OIV 4.0 Platform Memory Processor Speed Operating System Java PC 512MB required1GB recommended 1.5GHz required3GHz recommended Windows Vista Windows 8, Windows 10 5+ Mac OS X 256MB required1GB recommended 800 MHz required1.2 GHz recommended 10.7 (Lion) 10.8 (Mountain Lion) 10.9 (Mavericks) 10.10 (Yosemite) 5+ OIV is not compatible with Chromebooks. Popup […]

Saving and Sharing OIV Presentations

On this page… Save presentation Print presentation as PDF Export presentation Upload presentation Creating smaller presentation files Transport OIV files Save presentation Click on the “File” toolbar button. Click on the “Save” option. You may also use the Ctrl- (or ) S keyboard shortcut. Your computer’s directory will open. Use it to browse to the target […]

User Preferences for OIV

On this page… Preferences dialog Messaging preferences Workspace customization Preferences dialog Open the OIV and click Edit. Or, on a Mac, click Artstor OIV in the toolbar menu. Click Preferences… A new window will open, offering five different tabs for editing user preferences. Please note: If you are not the administrator on your computer you […]

Guide to keyboard shortcuts, icons and shortcut menus in OIV

These are the standard keyboard shortcuts and shortcut menu options for OIV. To access the shortcut menu for a particular workspace, right- or (Control-) click with your mouse within the desired pane or during your presentation. If you would like to assign different keyboard shortcuts to various functions, please see: Changing keyboard shortcuts. On this […]

OIV Authentication

Each installation of the OIV must be authenticated the first time the program is opened, as well as every 120 days thereafter. Authentication only affects Digital Library content, and you can continue to use OIV with local content without authentication. But, as soon as you re-authenticate the software, Digital Library content will become available for […]

Guide to toolbar menu options

On this page… File menu Edit menu Insert menu Format menu View menu Help menu File menu New: Create a new presentation file. A new instance of OIV will open. Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl- (or ) N. Open…: Open an existing presentation file. A new window with your computer’s directory will appear. Browse to the location […]

Guide to OIV slide templates

These are the slide templates available for slide presentations created from the Image Palette and from the Slide Sorter menu: The plain gray box is a placeholder for a static image. Lines represent text boxes. The magnifying glass on top of a gray box represents a zoomable image.  

Convert an OIV presentation to PowerPoint

Converting your OIV presentation to PowerPoint involves first uploading the OIV slides to the Digital Library, opening the slides which are now an image group, and then exporting that image group to PowerPoint. Step One: Upload OIV Slides to your Personal Collection To share your slide presentations with others at your institution, you may upload […]

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