Make slideshows even executable, with IrfanView Multimedia Browser
IrfanView is a fast multimedia viewer, trying to be at the same time simple for beginners and powerful for professionals.
Many file formats supported, Multi language support, Thumbnail/preview option, Paint option – to draw lines, circles, arrows, straighten image etc;
Slideshow (save slideshow as EXE/SCR or burn it to CD); Show EXIF/IPTC/Comment text in Slideshow/Fullscreen etc.; Batch conversion (with image processing); Create multipage TIF images; Multimedia player; Change of color depth; Many plugins; and more.
IrfanView is fast and very convenient, really a browser, not an editor, but supporting some editing options pretty well.