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Halloween and Fall Effects for Slideshows

Free Slideshow FX for Halloween and Fall Family Photos

Halloween and Fall Effects for Slideshows

Bring your Fall & Halloween photos to life with these free animated effects for ProShow. The Halloween styles include fun animated overlays of pumpkins, flying bats and ghosts – perfect for dressing up trick-or-treat costume photos of the kids & pets, and documenting the genius of your Jack-o-lantern carving skills.

For Fall portraits and outdoor photos, you’ll love the free ‘Rustic Autumn’ styles. Light and neutral, these effects pair well with pumpkin patch pic and colorful Fall foliage photos. Just drop in your images and let ProShow do the work. In minutes, you’ll have a video ready to share online or on TV!

Watch the Halloween + Fall Effects in Action:

Download FX: Halloween + Rustic Autumn

Compatible with ProShow Gold and ProShow Producer .
ProShow Web users can use these effects as part of the new themes: ‘Halloween’ + ‘Rustic Autumn’.

Get it FREE

ProShow 7
and later

Use the Download Effects + Content
feature in ProShow’s Tools menu to
automatically download and install this
freebie. For help see this how-to article.


ProShow 6
and earlier

With older versions of ProShow,
download this ZIP file and use
ProShow to install the freebies.
For help see this how-to article.


Halloween Effects

Rustic Autumn Effects



Spice it up with wow-worthy slideshow FX

Many of the cool effects featured in the demo video were sampled from our Effects Packs. They’re super-easy to use and offer an exciting variety of layouts and animations to enhance any slideshow. Just click and apply! Choose from 12 titles, available for only $19.95 each >

ProShow Effects Packs



Got the right tool to build your slideshow?

Need to make a slideshow this Fall or for the upcoming holiday season? You’ll want a slideshow tool that gets the job done without a lot of fuss. With ProShow, it literally takes just minutes to create a beautiful video using the automated wizard and built-in effects. To start using the new, free Halloween and Fall effects in your slideshow, get ProShow 7. Upgrade or download a free trial today!

Make a Halloween slideshow with ProShow



Design Tips + Inspiration

Making a Halloween slideshow? Try adding a realistic, flickering lightning effect to your slideshow for a touch of drama! This tutorial shows you how to do it in ProShow Producer! Also, check out our round-up of tips and DIY photo project for Fall here.

Halloween Pinterest Board





As the head of the Creative team at Photodex, Leslie is involved in the design & production of ProShow demos, slideshows & special effects. She is a self-professed Crazy Cat Lady who is into horror movies, music, good food, and riding her bike around Austin.