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Learn How to Create a Custom Theme in ProShow Web

Create custom themes for your video slideshows in ProShow Web .

Premium ProShow Web subscribers have the ability to create and save custom themes. A theme is a collection of effects, transitions and caption animations that get applied to your photos, videos and text when you create a new video slideshow.

A custom theme uses only effects you choose and can be used on any video slideshow you create. Custom themes are a great time-saver for creating videos with a consistent look and give you the freedom to mix and match effects to create your own unique videos.

Here’s how to make your own custom themes in ProShow Web.

  1. Log into ProShow Web and click the ‘Create a Video‘ button.
  2. You’ll be prompted to pick a theme to start your show. In the bottom left of the theme selection window, click the ‘+ new theme‘ link.
  3. A new window will open where you can turn on or off effects for your custom theme. Choose a selection of transitions, caption effects and slide effects for your custom theme, then hit ‘Create‘.

    Click the On/Off buttons to select which effects get added to your custom theme.

  4. You’ll be prompted to give your new theme a name. Try using a descriptive name that you’ll remember and hit ‘Create‘.
  5. Your new, custom theme will be created using only the effects you’ve selected. Now anytime you want to create a new video slideshow, you can choose from the variety of built-in ProShow Web themes, or a collection of your custom themes.

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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.