ProShow Gold is the complete slide show software solution for sharing your best memories on DVD, PC, and the Web! Bring still photos to life by adding motion effects like pan, zoom, and rotate. Add captions to a photo or video and choose from over 280 exciting transition effects. It's easy to tell your story with ProShow Gold.
ProShow Gold makes it easy to create a slide show with your photos, videos and music in a few simple steps. Just drag and drop your content into a show, edit photos, add effects, set the timing and you’re done! You can easily create a unique and personalized photo slide show for any occasion whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, graduation, holiday, wedding or just showing-off vacation photos.
Take your photos further! ProShow Gold gives you more output options than any other slide show software. Create DVDs and video CDs that play back on your TV. Stream your show on the Web. Generate MPEG video files for PC viewing. Build screen savers for yourself or others. Make self-contained executable slide shows (EXEs), perfect for e-mailing or posting online. Write PC autorun CDs that automatically play when inserted into a PC. ProShow Gold does it all!
Amazing Effects! ProShow Gold allows you to add motion effects to your images and video. Zoom in to points of interest. Pan around on a panoramic image. You can even rotate a photo or video while the slide show is playing.
Combine Photos, Videos and Music * Drag and drop your photos, videos and music into ProShow Gold’s easy-to-use interface. There you can add borders to photos, crop and edit video and audio clips, use built-in editing tools like red-eye removal and more.
Motion Effects, Transitions & More * Create spectacular effects by adding a pan, zoom or rotate to any photo in your show. Choose from over 280 transition styles including dissolves, fades, wipes, and shapes. Add custom captions and backgrounds to any photo.
Output to DVD, Blu-ray, the Web & Devices * ProShow Gold will output your slide show to over 40 formats including DVD, Blu-ray, CD, the Web and dozens of devices like the iPod®, iPhone® and Blackberry®. You can even upload your slide shows directly to YouTube.
FEATURES: Add and Edit Content Easily * Add an unlimited number of layers to any slide * Drag and drop to easily add content to a show * Supports 100+ file types * Transparency support for PSD, PNG, TIFF and GIF files * Built-in video trimmer crops video clips precisely * Make good photos great with editing tools including crop, red-eye removal, rotate, flip, sharpen, drop shadow, colorize, etc. * One-click color correction automatically optimizes your photos * Set custom timing for each slide or modify many slides at once.
Special Effects that Amaze * Bring any photo to life with motion effects * Pan photos, including panoramic; rotate photos to any angle * Precise motion control—use composition lines for perfect alignment * Scale/zoom photos to any size with increased zooming range * Set acceleration styles for motion effects * Choose from 280+ transition effects—specify the random transition effects feature to only the styles you want * Control timing for each transition * Randomize motion and transition effects for your slide show in seconds * Add an unlimited number of captions to enhance your show * Set captions to any font, size, style and color * Add fun to your captions—choose from the expanded set of 100+ caption effects, including the iconic Galactic Scroll
Use Music to Set Any Mood * Create a soundtrack instantly by adding any MP3, WMA or WAV file to your show - you'll see the waveform in the slide list * Import music from any audio CD with the built-in audio ripper * Use the built-in audio trimmer to crop songs and add fades * Add audio clips, such as sound effects or voice overs, to any slide * Record voice-over narrations for documentary-style effects * Control volume for your soundtrack and audio clips independently * Sync your slide show to your music with one click
Fast and Easy Show Creation * Timeline view makes it easier to control the timing in your show * Automatic show backup and recovery keeps work safe * Collect show files to any folder, CD, DVD or burn to Blu-ray for archiving * Built-in editing and output tools minimize the need to switch back and forth between 3rd party programs * Favorites Pane makes important folders easily accessible * Unlimited Undo and Redo
Share Shows Virtually Anywhere * Fully-integrated media authoring for DVDs/VCDs/CDs & Blu-ray * Enhanced Hollywood-style menuing for Blu-ray, DVDs and PC playback * Combine both TV and PC playback on the same disc * Custom aspect ratio controls support 4:3 and widescreen formats * Anti-flicker filtering reduces flickering issues common in video output * Avoid TV clipping with integrated Safe Zone preview * Supports NTSC and PAL for international playback compatibility * Upload and share your shows online for FREE at photodex.com
ProShow Gold Output Formats * New! Blu-ray * DVD (with PC playback) * VCD (with PC playback) * Autorun CD * Self-contained EXE * Share shows via email * Streaming web shows * Free online show sharing * Streaming Flash video * High Definition video (HD) * Windows Media Video (WMV) * Device Output * Direct YouTube Uploading * MPEG 1 and 2 * Screensavers
Version 4.5.2929 - September 22, 2010 New! Create Shows Automatically Wizard effortlessly builds complete shows with photos, videos, music and effects Wizard intelligently adds effects and builds a custom show with your content Nearly instant preview of your show - no need to wait for rendering Wizard shows can be edited in ProShow for full creative control Add photos, videos, text and music Control order of content, trim videos, and edit text Add your own custom soundtrack Pick from 20 different themes Create your own themes, and edit existing themes Bias the energy level to create shows that are calm, or shows that are a little crazy
New! Create Your Own Transition Effects Create your own transitions from within ProShow Producer Easily build transition effects, just like building slide styles Transitions can be easily traded online and transferred between machines Add custom icons, categories, publisher information and more
New! Over 190 New Transition Effects New effects you can use in any show Page curls, texture blends, gloss effects and more ProShow Producer now includes over 470 transition effects Add even more transitions with new Transition Packs
New! All New Transition Chooser Completely redesigned interface for browsing and selecting transitions Categories let you easily search similar effects See the name and description of the selected effect Single-click to preview, double-click to apply (or just select, and click 'Apply') Drag the Transition Chooser to any spot on your screen From the preferences, configure ProShow to open the Transition Chooser where you left it Resize the Transition Chooser to control how much you see at once
New! New Interface for Creating a New Show Improved New Show interface provides more options for starting a new show Launch the wizard to build a show automatically Create a new blank show, and specify the title and aspect ratio Easily access show templates to create a new show from a template Open any recently used show Browse for an existing show to open New Show interface opens automatically at startup (can be disabled)
New! Over 170 New Slide Styles Apply these new effects to any slide Focused on elegant and essential effects that work well in all shows ProShow Producer now includes 250 slide styles
New! Improved Video Creation Support for HD uploads to Vimeo Support for YouTube shows up to 15 minutes (previously limited to 10 minutes) Enhanced the overall quality of several video formats when using the Device Output feature Improved quality of MPEG 4 based video output
New! Improved Slide Editing Video trim values are now maintained when applying Slide Styles Modifiers can now be based on a specific duration instead of always scaling with slide times Set the highlight color for interactive captions
Other Changes and Improvements Folders list now provides access to Windows Music and Videos folders Fixed problem with audio clicks / blips at the beginning and end of audio tracks Fixed rare crash condition caused by adding shows to a project Fixed crash condition in output processes caused by trimmed / cropped video layers Fixed problems where layers in some shows / projects could appear black Fixed problems with Copy Settings dialog when accessed from Slide List Fixed wording in save confirmation dialog to properly indicate if the item to be saved is a show, project, or menu Fixed missing save confirmation process when opening show / project from outside ProShow and show is already open Fixed quality problem affecting left channel of AAC based video output Fixed problem where Windows Taskbar could cover Choose Transition dialog Fixed video thumbnail option for Blu-ray menus Fixed rare problem where progressive encoded video output could be interlaced Fixed problem where layer Flip options could be reset when changing source files Fixed problem where show tabs in projects could be too narrow Fixed typo in Synchronize Show to Soundtrack dialog Fixed problems with AAC audio in video output Fixed problems where the Total Time field in Slide Options could fail to update Fixed startup problem caused by text setting in Windows 7 Fixed video import failure affecting some MOV files Fixed the Pause button in DVD disc rendering dialog Fixed the Preview Options entry under the More Options button in the Caption Motion tab of Slide Options Fixed problem where video rendering could appear to stall on some shows Fixed problem where changing the source file for a video layer could incorrectly update slide time Fixed label in list of caption texture scaling options Fixed problem with missing right click menu for slide background image field Fixed problem where current slide name could fail to appear in Rename Slide dialog Fixed problem where MP4 files could fail to show in open file dialogs Fixed problem with Vimeo output Fixed problems with show backgrounds set to solid color Fixed problem where some MP3 files could fail to import properly