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TikiTokiDesktop is timeline maker software that allows you to create an unlimited number of beautiful interactive timelines on your Mac computer. The timelines can include images, videos and audio from your local hard drive. Find out more at: http://www.tiki-toki.com/desktopapp/
Requires Mac OSX 10.6.8 and above. Please note that this product cannot be used to create web-based timelines.
TikiTokiDesktop offers loads of customisation and display options (including a 3d view) to help you give your timeline a unique look.
What's New in Version 1.7
- Scrollable and scaleable background images
- 3d timeline draggable stage
- Text print now respects date formats
- Ability to disable lightbox
- Support for more languages
- Yosemite print bug fixed
Great Displays and depth
I use this for presenting research and historical data and like the variety of views- I paid the money for this over Timeline because of the ability to present in many different ways. This took a bit of digging through the menus, but once I figured out the colored bands option, the durations option, and others I found great ways to present 5 different events that all occurred simultaneously in an easily comprehended manner.
Sharing timelines to the web is not possible, but sharing the file and an invitation to the free viewer worked well. Export to PDF can work like screenshots (in my case that was 35 pages of PDF) or simply exporting the text reduced the file to 7 pages still with pleasant appearance.
The box for web links in the presentation is good for people wanting more information or linking to an online source for citation.
Room for improvement would be linking this to the website tikitoki and streamlining the menu system a little bit. Well recommended for flexibility and variety of options to present- picture heavy or text heavy or a balance, all work well with this.