Build a real multithreaded splash, with the slow loading process and the animated splash running simultaniously.
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Have you ever thought about creating a splash screen that melts with the background using an Alpha channel together with the splash bitmap? This three-class implementation could help you do this. Includes explanations of Alpha Blending routines and GDI functions such as GetDIBits and SetDIBits. (The demo project was updated.)
Create splash screens for your applications without the use of MFC.
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Splash Screen with 256 color support
Splash screen with text on it that uses its own thread
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