The ProShow Blog

Tips, tutorials & inspiration for making slideshows

Part 1: Using the Wizard in ProShow 8

If you haven’t heard yet…we’ve redesigned the wizard in ProShow 8 to give you more control over your show’s look and feel. In Part 1 of Using the Wizard, we’ll show you just how easy it is to use the new streamlined interface giving you one-stop access for easily mixing your content, music, and FX. Continue reading

ProShow Podcast: Building Your Business with Matt Thompson


In collaboration with Skip Cohen University, we’re excited to bring you the 10th episode in our new podcast – The ProShow Spotlight Series. Every month, we share advice from some of our very best artists and business people in photography today. Each new episode has one primary purpose, to help you build a stronger business. Continue reading

The Pure Fun of a Behind the Scenes Video

Intro by SCU President and founder of Marketing Essentials International, Skip Cohen.

There’s so much terrific content in the Photodex blog, not only new material being added every week, but terrific content in their archives. Here’s one I wanted to share written by “Dylan” from last year, but I want to hit a couple of points just a little harder. After all, that’s what Photodex Fridays are all about! And, I’m always sharing on Fridays so this is fresh in your minds when you’re photographing an event over the weekend. Continue reading

Publish Your Shows Easily to Your USB Flash Drive


Over the past few years, we’ve noticed a steady increase in the number of customers that want to share their slideshows with friends, family, or clients via USB flash drives. Technically, this has always been possible to do, but some questions keep popping up: “What video format should I choose?”, or occasionally “Where did my file get saved and how do I move it to my USB drive?”  With ProShow 8, we’ve introduced a simple feature that we hope will eliminate any uncertainty for users.

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New Songs Added to ProShow 8


The ProShow music library just keeps getting better! With the release of ProShow 8 we’ve added 35 new royalty free songs for you to enjoy. Everything from electronic to acoustic melodies to rock and pop, there’s something for everyone. Continue reading

NECCC 2016 Semi-Finalist Slideshow

We teamed up with Sigma and the New England Camera Club Council to put together this video showcasing 38 semi-finalists in the Sigma Showcase Photo Contest held during the 71st annual NECCC conference.Continue reading

Burn HD Video to DVD with the New AVCHD Feature


With ProShow 8, we’ve introduced a new output format called AVCHD. Essentially, AVCHD is a lite version of the Blu-ray format that can be burned onto a standard DVD disc. This saves the cost (or inconvenience) of having to buy a Blu-ray burner and blank Blu-ray discs. The result is that you can create pristine quality video to play on your Blu-ray player, all on a readily-available medium that can easily be archived on your shelf. For those that already create standard DVDs for their clients, AVCHD may be a perfect opportunity for a free add-on or upsell.Continue reading