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Make the Best Reunion Video Ever: Free Slideshow Effects + Tips

Make a reunion slideshow with ProShow

Bring those memories to life! Make a gorgeous video slideshow to celebrate a family reunion, class reunion, military homecoming or other special gathering. ProShow slideshow tools give you everything you need to get started.

Plus, download our free ‘Remember When’ effects – they’ll add the perfect touch to your shows and make it easy to make a great-looking reunion video that everyone will enjoy watching. See them in-action below!

Watch the ‘Remember When’ Effects:

Download: ‘Remember When’ Effects

This set includes effects for ProShow Gold 6+ and ProShow Producer 6+. You’ll need to download and install your new effects into ProShow to use them. (Once installed, they will appear under the ‘Themed’ category in Effects). ProShow Web users are able to use these effects as part of the new theme, ‘Remember When’.

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.


Single Image Styles

Title Styles

Multi-Photo Montages

Family photo credits: Copyright © Beth Scupham



Additional Effects for Reunion Slideshows

The following options include add-on styles and transitions available for purchase, in addition to other free, downloadable effects and built-in options in ProShow.

1) Add instant polish to reunion shows with Effects Packs

Want more templates for your family reunion or class reunion slideshows? Check out the instant FX from Effects Packs. They’re fun & easy to use and will make you look like a pro! Available for $19.95.

ProShow Effects Packs

2) Text Layer Year Title (Producer Built-in Effect)

A great title option for class/ school reunions, highlighting the significance of a particular year. Available as a free, built-in effect in ProShow Producer 6.

3) Timeline Effects (Free Download)

Free timeline effects for ProShow
The free Timeline Effects are perfect for captioning photos and videos chronologically in your slideshows.



Got the right tool to build your slideshow?

Planning to make a slideshow for a family reunion or class reunion? With ProShow, it takes just minutes to create a beautiful slideshow video using the automatic wizard and instant effects. To get started on your slideshow, get ProShow 6 today. Upgrade or try it free today.
Try ProShow 6 free today!



Prep Tips for Photos, Videos and Music

Before you create a show, you’ll want to select and prep your content, scan any non-digital items and make sure everything is looking its best. We’ve rounded up some helpful articles to get you started.

How to prep photos for great slideshows. Preparing Videos for Use in Slideshows

Best Song for Reunion Slideshows Family History & Reunion Inspiration Board


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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.