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Masking Basics: Transparency Masks

In ProShow Producer you can use transparency masks to creatively control the visibility of images and videos in your slides. Any image can be used as a transparency mask unlike grayscale masks, which rely on light vs dark colors. The only things that matter when you use transparency masks are the size, shape and location of the masking layer.Continue reading

Masking Basics: Grayscale Masks

Create visually stimulating effects with masking in ProShow Producer. Masking is a powerful tool that gives you the ability to conceal and reveal underlying layers.

Follow along in this quick step-by-step tutorial video using the grayscale mask to control the visibility of your images. A basic rule to remember for grayscale masking is light reveals and dark conceals. Get started!Continue reading

Using Keyframes in ProShow Producer

One of the most powerful features in ProShow Producer is the ability to create motion using keyframes. A keyframe is a point on a timeline where something happens within a slide.

With Producer, we can add multiple keyframes and control their timing to make your own interesting effects and be able to highlight your photos in a unique way. With each keyframe you add, you’ll have custom control over your content, allowing you to expand your creative options.Continue reading

Make, Share & Market Your Slideshows With ProShow

The need for video is growing! Online video marketing is changing the way we do business. If you don’t already have a video marketing strategy in place, you are missing a huge opportunity to reach and engage with your target audience.

With ProShow you can create high quality video that promotes you and your work. Whether you are working in professional photography, food and entertainment, fitness training, real estate, fashion or education. Turn your photos and videos into exciting layouts and polished animations with hundreds of effects available in ProShow.Continue reading

Prep and Track Your Slideshows with the Publishing Queue + History

Want to publish to multiple outputs at once? With the Publishing Queue you can prepare different publishing options in advance and your videos will be created while you are away from the computer. The queue will be processed in descending order so you can rearrange the order of the videos in the queue before you start publishing. Continue reading

Get More Creative with Follow Filters

With the all-new Follow Filters feature, you can have multiple photos, videos, and captions all move together with just a few clicks. Now you won’t have to worry about setting up complex motion effects for each layer, or keeping them in sync while making changes.

Get step-by-step directions in the tutorial video and you’ll be on your way to easy customizable animation for your slideshows. Continue reading

Learn How to Use Motion Filters in ProShow 9

Animation just got easier in ProShow! Motion Filters let you apply ready-to-use animations to individual photos + videos. There are over 150 built-in motion filters to choose from and a real time preview lets you see how your photos and videos will animate.Continue reading