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bydoubleconvex, March 7, 2011
Featured Items Flash
The extension works well and is fairly easy to install and configure. My key gripe is with the resizing algorithm for images that tend to reduce the quality of the flash-rotated image itself. It might well be that the technology required to enhance image resizing is not quite there at our disposal just YET. A generally good module for the purpose put forward.
Owner's reply

Judging from what you say, I think your comments apply to the Featured Items Flash 3D module not this one: http://www.spiralscripts.co.uk/Extension-Examples/featured-items-flash-3d-example.html.

Basically you are right, rotating and animating the image can cause a bit of drop in quality, this is due to the limitations of the algorithm. I spent some time looking for a cure for this, there is not a quick fix for it. You can reduce the problem by making sure it is a good quality image to start with, also introducing a slight blur into the image, and reducing the contrast can help.

I think your rating is somewhat unfair based on this fact alone, with a bit of tweaking of the image it is generally possible to get a pretty good effect.