S2V

View pictures using the touchscreen

These days many of us take our photos around with us on our mobile devices. But viewing them all can be a cumbersome experience unless you have a program such as S2V. View full description

PROS

  • Highly intuitive, finger-friendly interface
  • Zoom and rotate features
  • Compatible with S2U2 for setting wallpapers

CONS

  • Crashes a lot
  • Lacks slideshow features

Good
7

These days many of us take our photos around with us on our mobile devices. But viewing them all can be a cumbersome experience unless you have a program such as S2V.

S2V is a stylus-free picture viewing application for Pocket PC. It comes with a stylish, user-friendly interface that makes browsing through your photo collection really easy. You operate S2V simply by sliding your finger across the screen to move back or forward through the images. You can rotate the images and zoom in or out, which is done using the d-pad.

An option on the bottom menu of the S2V interface allows you to call up your files and folders, which, again, are very easy to peruse with your fingers alone. S2V can also be used to set wallpapers for your Today screen through its support for S2U2.

S2V certainly provides a more interesting way of viewing photos on your mobile, but unfortunately it's not perfect. For starters, the program lacks any kind of transition effects or the ability to apply soundtracks, which usually come as standard in slideshow apps. More worryingly, I found S2V was prone to frequent crashes and this becomes pretty annoying after a while.

Once the developer has ironed out all the bugs though, S2V could become an essential download for anyone who keeps photos on their Pocket PC.

— User reviews — about S2V

  • reddwarf1

    by reddwarf1

    "quite good"

    I think this is a good app that could become an excellent app with a few tweaks. I have the omnia I900, I've spent some ... More.

    reviewed on March 24, 2010