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FAQ Fridays: Top ProShow Questions and Answers

Automatically sync your slides and soundtrack to end at the same time in ProShow.
Learn how to auto-sync your slides and soundtrack. See FAQ #5 below.

Each Friday we share the top 5 most buzzed about topics and questions about making video slideshows with ProShow. These come directly from ProShow users just like you and are collected by our customer service team each week! Read the round-up below to see what people are curious about this week.

  1. How do I display the timestamp of an image on my slide using captions?
    In ProShow, you can use Text macro’s to display specific attributes about the image as text on your slide. To learn how to use Text Macros in ProShow, click here.
  2. Can I adjust the speed of my video clip on my slide?
    Absolutely. Double-click the slide containing the video to open the Slide Options. Now select the video layer on the left followed by the ‘Layer Settings’ tab to show the video clip settings on the bottom-right of the slide options window. Click inside the ‘Speed’ value box and adjust the slider to increase or decrease the speed of the video. For more information and some cool slow-motion video examples, click here.
  3. How do I create an ISO image of my DVD?
    In the DVD publishing window in ProShow, click the ‘Burning’ tab and set your ‘DVD Writer’ to ‘ISO Image file’. Now click the ‘Create’ button to select the save location for your ISO image file and click ‘Save’. To learn more on this topic, click here.
  4. How do I create a DVD from ProShow Web?
    There are two steps to publish a DVD from ProShow Web. First you need to create and download the ISO file to your computer. Then burn the ISO to a disc using DVD burning software available on your computer. For more information on this topic, click here.
  5. What’s the quickest way to sync my entire show to my music?
    In ProShow Gold or ProShow Producer, click on the ‘Audio’ drop down menu and select the ‘Quick Sync – Entire Show’ option, or Ctrl+Q. When using this option ProShow adjusts the slide/transition times so the last slide of your show ends when the music ends in your show. For more information, click here. To sync your music in ProShow Web, select the green ‘Settings’ button located to the bottom-right of the Edit Show screen and select ‘Auto’ for the energy level. This will automatically sync your show to the length of the music.

Have a question about ProShow that’s not answered here? Check out our helpful Knowledge Base or contact our customer service team via phone or email. We love to hear from you!


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