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6 of Our Favorite New Built-in Effects in ProShow 6

Looking for a quick, easy way to dress up your slideshows? You’ll love the new instant slide styles that come built-in to ProShow Gold + Producer 6.

Enjoy tons of new options for titles, captions, photos and videos, including new collage styles + full length, zero motion and text layer effects. Below is a round-up of our 6 favorite new effects built-into ProShow 6!

1. Soft Edge

Soft Edge effect in ProShow 6
Features a soft vignette edge with a thin white outline and zoom-in motion against your choice of a light or dark base. Gives your show an ethereal feel and makes it look as though your photos are floating on the screen.

2. Vignette Blend

Vignette Blend effect in ProShow 6
Features a dark or light vignetted background image with the main image slowly zooming to the front of the slide. Perfect for a wide-variety of shows and utilizes the full screen to give your shows more impact.

3. Fill Frame Title

Fill Frame Title effect in ProShow 6
The Fill Frame Title effect features a title heading & subheading over a vignetted background image. The dark vignette makes your text stand out and works as an excellent title slide for any slideshow. Try changing up the font(s) and font size to complement the style of your show!

4. Collage

Collage effect in ProShow 6
Give your slide a collage-like look with the new Collage series of effects. Choose from light and dark options and still vs zoom motion. This is an excellent choice when working with portrait and square images. Producer 6 users get a few extra variations for 2 and 3-photo collage combinations.

5. Depth Pan

Depth Pan effect in ProShow 6
Depth Pan features a large panning image in the foreground and blurred background images, against either a light or dark base. A beautiful choice for landscape or portrait photos.

6. Text Layer Titles

Text layer effects in ProShow Producer 6
Exclusive to Producer 6 is a series of Text Layer slide styles. Choose from tilted title styles and bold, numeric year titles masked against blurred backgrounds. These are perfect for adding dramatic, stylized text to any slideshow. Use the numeric year effects when creating shows for high school seniors, anniversaries, memorials, reunions and end-of-year recaps.

Look for these and many other new built-in effects under the Slide Styles dialog in ProShow 6. Click on the ‘Slide Styles – Built-In’ category to browse the new effects.

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Amanda works in Photodex's marketing department and heads up the company's pr and events efforts. She loves photography, living in Austin and making slideshows.