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How to Edit a Slide Style in ProShow

Slide styles are great for adding quick effects to your photos and videos. But did you know you can edit a slide style once it’s been applied? It’s easy to do and we’ll show you how in this video. This works the same way in ProShow Gold and ProShow Producer, so open up your copy of the software and follow along!

Don’t have ProShow? Download a free trial and take it for a spin!


Adding and Editing Video Clips in ProShow 5

Adding a video clip to a slideshow is easy with ProShow. There are even built-in editing tools that allow you to trim any unwanted frames from a video clip, colorize your video and even apply a slide style to your video. Follow along in the video below to see how this is done. Also, for a full list of supported video file types see this page in our Knowledge Base.


Adding an Audio Crossfade to a Slideshow in ProShow

One of the most frequently asked questions we get each week in our call center is how to add a crossfade between two audio tracks in a slideshow.

This is easy to do in ProShow and works the same for both ProShow Gold and ProShow Producer.

Follow along with the video we’ve put together below for a step-by-step guide on adding a crossfade between two songs.


New Built-in Slide Styles, Transitions & Themes in ProShow 5

ProShow 5 comes fully equipped with all new effects, ready to be dropped into your shows. We’ve added tons of new slide styles, transitions, and even some new themes for ProShow’s wizard. Many of these new effects take advantage of ProShow 5’s cool new features like 3D tilt.

Have you seen the new Sparkle transition? How about the new Full Length Framed slide styles? Check them out in the quick preview video above.

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5 Hidden Right-Click Gems in ProShow

We often joke around the office that if you can’t find a feature in ProShow, right click and it will magically appear! The right-click menus in ProShow have some really useful features that can speed up your workflow and get things done really quickly!

Here are 5 of my favorite right click gems in ProShow!

1. Combine Slides: Let’s say you have two slides on the Slide List and you want to combine them into one. The quickest, easiest way to do so is to select both slides, right-click and select ‘Combine Slides’. Your two separate slides will be combined into one!

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Free Falling Snow Effect for ProShow

Falling Snow Effect for ProShow

With the holidays just around the corner, we figured it would be fun to offer this cool (no pun intended!) snow transition effect as a downloadable freebie. (After all, who doesn’t like a little meterological action in their slideshows)? Use the ‘Snow’ transition to add a fun, seasonal flair to your holiday slideshows, using ProShow Gold, Producer or ProShow Web. Continue reading

How To Adjust the Audio Level for Video Clips

Many slideshow creators who mix short clips of video in with their photos simply want their video to have no sound and instead have their audio soundtrack play over their entire slideshow. ProShow gives you the ability to adjust the volume for a video independently and it’s really easy to do.

To remove the audio from a video clip in your show, go into the Video Settings tab in Slide Options and lower the volume from 100% (default) to 0%.

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