Quick start

Run ArtScope. You will see the welcome window (menu) in the center of the screen.

1. Select any project (animation) – sample1.scope - sample7.scope. Then, click Play button - , slightly move different sliders.

2. Press Ctrl + N - the screen will become clean, add any image by clicking , move the slider bar . Press Play button , slightly move the sliders  and Название: slider rotate of tile.


ArtScope functionality

Seven layers to create a beautiful image. Five layers to create animation.

Animation in layers 2 and 3: scaling image tiles, opacity tiles, rotation of the layer and image tiles. Option to create a symmetric/non-symmetric pattern. Option to turn on/off the odd sector. Smooth change of images, i.e. smooth transition from one picture to another.

Animation of 3S layer: scaling of image’s tiles, transparency of stars, rotation of stars, rotation of images. Smooth change of images.

Create video with sound.

Option to modify the number of sectors in layers 2 and 3.

Option to create symmetrical pattern.

Option to create a pattern with opacity.

Option to change sector’s height in layers 2, 3 and 3S.

Option to change sector’s geometry in layers 2, 3 and 3S.

Option to view list of images in all layers.

Auto upgrade.

Elegant and easy interface.

For more details, click – Creating kaleidoscope.

System requirements and Installation

Operation system: Windows 10 – Windows 7 (x86/x64) + Microsoft .NET Framework 4.62.

To install ArtScope, you need administrator privileges. Download the distribution file and run it. Agree and continue. After installation, you will find on the desktop icon  to run the program. In addition, the program can be run as usual Start/Programs/HelpSoft/ArtScope. When you launch ArtScope at first time, the program will create a temporary license for full 7 days.

For Vista, XP with the latest updates and service packs, use the version Artscope 1.98... Follow the link- http://helpsoft.ru/download/artscope1x.msi. Version 1. XXX-no longer evolving.

What is new in the version

2.10 New

Possibility of application operation with 4k monitors (resolution 3840 * 2160). If size of the buttons on the pull-out panel is not comfortable, you can increase them using the button Название: Application zoom (decrease holding Ctrl) or use the +/-keys on the numerical part of the keyboard.

Added a new layer 3S (L3S dynamic layer). It can consist of 1 to 12 stars; each star consists of sectors or rays (from 4 to 98) and can be any size.

Ability to change the image size Название: Масштабирование изображения в L1 in 0.1st and 5th layers from 1 to 5000px.

Design of buttons and sliders has been significantly revised.

6 new parameters added ( see Application Settings-F2)
 - Switch to black color at the end of the video.
 - Static image at the beginning of the movie.
 - Audio file (wav, mp3).
 - The duration of the static image.
 - Folder for shared tiles.
 - The density of the saved image (this parameter allows you to choose a higher density and thus save an image of a larger size).

Several new controls added

Updated hotkey combinations - reduced their number through addition of new controls.

Documentation and site updated.


Added the possibility to transfer a license from one (old) PC to another (new).

Controls settings button (F2) is added Название: Application parameters on sliding panel (toolbar).

Image's display time in layers 2 and 3 has changed from 0.5-32 to 0.5-120 sec.

Copy settings from L2 to L3/copy settings from L3 to L2 (Название: Copy settings from L2 to L3/Название: copy settings from L3 to L2 ).

Added option to delete images after creating video ( F2).

4 parameters for saving the number the image in a layer are added to the project. When the project is loaded next time, it will be opened just as was saved.

Documentation and website is extended and updated, some number graphic interface elements are improved, modified some examples.


Drag and drop files on the panel instead of time-consuming opening through dialogue.
Select a group of files in Windows Explorer and drag them to the desired panel. These files will be loaded in the corresponding layer and can be viewed by pressing F6. Thus you can upload files in 1st,2nd,3rd, and 5th layers.

Option to change the sectors’ alternation range is added.

The button to enable/disable odd sectors is added

Option to specify the path for video creation is added.

New help

Product category

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