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Virtual Tour Online Creating and Hosting Tutorial

How to create a virtual tour online?

Login User Panel and select Create a Tour Online.

Step 1. Describe the virtual tour

For Real Estate virtual tours, enter detailed information about the property and upload an exterior photo.

Step 2. Upload images

There are several types of images supported by Tour Hosting system: Spherical Panorama, Cylindrical Panorama, Panorama stitched by Instant Pano, and Flat Image. Select the correct type and upload.

Step 3. Choose a template

Select a virtual tour template and click Preview to see the result. Then click the Publish button to host the virtual tour. Check subscription packs

How to upload a TW virtual tour?

Login User Panel and select Upload a Virtual Tour.

Step 1. Describe the virtual tour

Step 2. Upload TW virtual tour

Enter the name of the tour starting page and upload the virtual tour zip. Default name of virtual tour starting file is Tourweaver_tourname.html.

Note: Virtual tour created with Tourweaver 3.00, 4.00 and 5.00 are all supported.

Step 3. Preview and publish the tour

Click the Publish button to host the virtual tour. Check subscription packs.

Image Type Comparison

  • Spherical Panorama: 360 degree panoramic image which covers 360 degree in horizontal and 180 degree in vertical aspect. There are many applications for creating such panoramic images, like Panoweaver.
  • Panorama by Instant Pano: 360 degree panoramic image stitched with Instant Pano. Instant Pano can stitch normal digital photos to a 360 degree panoramic image, and it is totally free. The panoramic image created by instant Pano is in *.jpe format and can only be used in Tour Hosting user panel to create a virtual tour online. Download Instant Pano
  • Cylindrical Panorama: 360 degree panoramic image that covers 360 degree in horizontal and less than 180 degree in vertical aspect. Panoweaver Standard Edition can create cylindrical panoramic images.
  • Flat Image: normal digital image with no distortion.
panorama by Panoweaver
Spherical Panorama
Flat Image

Cylindrical Panorama