Photodex ProShow: Visual QuickStart Guide

Book description

Photodex ProShow: Visual Quickstart Guide, in full color, leads readers through the process of creating stunning slide shows that can be viewed on computers, televisions, devices, and over the Internet. Whether the reader wants to create a show around their last vacation or professionals needing to create shows for weddings and other events, this task-based tutorial has it all. Both versions of ProShow 4 are covered in-detail: ProShow Gold and ProShow Producer.

Photodex ProShow: Visual QuickStart Guide offers:

  • Easy visual approach uses full color pictures to guide you through Photodex ProShow and show you what to do.

  • Concise steps and explanations let you get up and running in no time.

  • Page for page, the best content and value around.

  • Companion Web site at www.proshowbook.com offers sample images, effects, and more.

  • With ProShow users combine photos, videos, and music to create stunning slideshows. Users can create a unique and personalized photo slide show for any occasion whether it's a birthday, anniversary, graduation, holiday, wedding or just showing-off vacation photos. Even professionals use Proshow as it provides an elegant way to present photos and pitch clients. Built-in editing tools and effects make it easy to add borders to photos, crop and edit video and audio clips, pan and zoom, and add transition styles including dissolves, fades, wipes, and shapes. When it's time to output a show, Proshow offers many output options including DVD, Blu-ray, CD, the Web and dozens of devices like the iPod, iPhone, and Blackberry. You can even upload your slide shows directly to YouTube.

    Table of contents

    1. Table of Contents
    2. An Introduction to ProShow
    3. The Basics of Digital Slide Shows
    4. It's All About the Content
    5. ProShow Gold Versus ProShow Producer
    6. Chapter 1: The ProShow Interface
      1. The Main Windows
      2. The Toolbar
      3. Workspace Organization
      4. Dialogs
    7. Chapter 2: Creating Your First Show
      1. Preparing Your Images
      2. Adding Content
      3. Adding Titles and Text (1/2)
      4. Adding Titles and Text (2/2)
      5. Applying Transitions
      6. Supplemental Materials
    8. Chapter 3: Beyond the Basics
      1. Working with Layers (1/2)
      2. Working with Layers (2/2)
      3. Working with Music (1/2)
      4. Working with Music (2/2)
      5. Applying Motion Effects
    9. Chapter 4: All About Keyframes
      1. Creating Keyframes
      2. Adjusting Keyframe Timing
      3. Adding Multilayer Effects (1/2)
      4. Adding Multilayer Effects (2/2)
      5. Exploring the Keyframe Editor
    10. Chapter 5: Editing Images in ProShow
      1. Image Adjustments (1/3)
      2. Image Adjustments (2/3)
      3. Image Adjustments (3/3)
      4. Using External Editors
      5. ProShow Producer Adjustments (1/2)
      6. ProShow Producer Adjustments (2/2)
      7. Masking Layers in Producer
    11. Chapter 6: Menus and More
      1. Adding and Customizing Menus (1/5)
      2. Adding and Customizing Menus (2/5)
      3. Adding and Customizing Menus (3/5)
      4. Adding and Customizing Menus (4/5)
      5. Adding and Customizing Menus (5/5)
      6. Making Your Shows Interactive
      7. Personalizing Your Shows
      8. Branding Options (1/2)
      9. Branding Options (2/2)
    12. Chapter 7: Templates and Styles
      1. Using Templates
      2. Creating Templates
      3. Using Styles
      4. Creating Original Styles
    13. Chapter 8: Putting It Out There
      1. Choosing Options for Show Types
      2. Creating Shows for DVDs and Blu-ray Discs (1/2)
      3. Creating Shows for DVDs and Blu-ray Discs (2/2)
      4. Creating Online Shows (1/2)
      5. Creating Online Shows (2/2)
      6. Creating Other Types of Shows (1/2)
      7. Creating Other Types of Shows (2/2)
      8. Creating Shows for Devices
      9. Protecting Your Work
    14. Appendix A: Keyboard Shortcuts
    15. Appendix B: ProShow Lightroom Plug-in
      1. Using the Plug-In
      2. Creating Your Show
    16. Index
      1. A
      2. B
      3. C
      4. D
      5. E
      6. F
      7. G
      8. H
      9. I
      10. K
      11. L
      12. M
      13. N
      14. O
      15. P
      16. R
      17. S
      18. T
      19. U
      20. V
      21. W
      22. X
      23. Y
      24. Z

    Product information

    • Title: Photodex ProShow: Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Author(s): Jon Canfield
    • Release date: April 2009
    • Publisher(s): Peachpit Press
    • ISBN: 9780321637864