What’s New in ProShow Producer 9


Explore the new features and streamlined creative tools in ProShow 9.
Get more creative control over your slideshow than ever before.


NEW! Layer Filters

  • All new layer filters let you add photo+video effects easily
  • Over 45 built-in layer filters
  • Combine layer filters with other effects like Slide Styles and transitions
  • Use the layer filter browser to quickly pick filters with a real-time preview
  • Easily apply effects like sepia, HDR, film, and more

NEW! Follow Filter

  • Create photos, videos and captions that move together
  • Use the follow filter to have one layer or caption follow another
  • Pick what gets followed – position, zoom, rotation or tilt
  • Specify custom offsets to create collages and grids
  • Keep captions pinned to their photos
  • Create multi-image layouts easier than ever

NEW! Motion Filters

  • Add quick animations to any photo or video
  • Over 150 built-in, professionally designed motion filters
  • Combine fly in, normal, and fly out motion filters for unique effects
  • Fly In motion filters animate how a photo or video come onto the screen
  • Normal motion filters animate the photo or video during the slide
  • Fly Out motion filters animate how a photo or video leaves the screen
  • Customize speed and duration of motion filters
  • Combine motion filters with layer filters, Slide Styles and transition effects

IMPROVED Better Modifiers

  • New Bounce modifier provides an all new waveform function for animations
  • Reverse modifier waveforms using the new ‘Start at End of Slide and Invert’ option
  • Improved zoom modifiers now behave more predictably


NEW! Color Tool

  • All-new color palettes let you pick from built-in, curated sets of colors
  • Create your own color palettes with your favorite colors
  • See complimentary colors to help you create the perfect color scheme
  • Variations show you slightly different versions of the current color to help you pick the perfect shade
  • Improved color tool gives you a bigger preview of the current color
  • See the original color and your new color side-by-side for quick comparisons

IMPROVED Video Importing

  • Adding video clips to your shows just got a whole lot faster
  • Up to 3x faster importing for videos
  • Improved video import quality for many formats

IMPROVED Vignettes

  • New vignette presets let you apply pre-defined vignettes with just a click
  • Several built-in vignette presets included
  • Create your own presets using your favorite vignette styles
  • The vignette tool now remembers the last used settings


NEW! Publishing History

  • See a list of outputs created for any show
  • Quickly see what you’ve created, and when
  • Easily find where published videos are saved
  • Open published videos, or open their location in Windows Explorer

NEW! Publishing Queue

  • Prepare multiple outputs in advance and queue them up
  • Run the queue when you’re ready, and let ProShow create all the output
  • Perfect for letting ProShow create all your videos while you’re away from the computer
  • Manage the queue anytime – add, remove, and reorder queued outputs

NEW! 4K Video Output

  • Create ultra-high definition videos with new 4K video output presets
  • Easily access from the Video for Web, Devices and Computers window
  • 4K video is 4 times higher resolution than 1080p video
  • Suitable for creation and use on faster, modern computers

IMPROVED Video Output

  • Improved video publishing for many formats
  • Faster video encoding, up to 1.5x faster than previous versions
  • Improved support for PAL MPEG-4 videos
  • New an improved profiles in Video for Web, Devices and Computers

NEW! Hardware Video Encoding Support

  • Get up to 2x faster H.264 video encoding on supported computers
  • Works with dedicated NVidia and Intel video encoding hardware found on many higher-end video cards

And More

  • New preference to always use a default font of your choosing for captions, instead of the last used font
  • Improved Remix tool for the Wizard now remembers and maintains single-image/single caption combinations
  • Improved Wizard preview now lets you save your show from within the wizard, great for trying different versions of a show
  • Caption Motion Filters have replaced Caption Behaviors, and are now found in the new Filters tab
  • Easily opt-out of WebM output when creating HTML5 video, which makes creating HTML5 output almost twice as fast
  • Improved defaults for Synchronize Show to Soundtrack enhances how audio is synchronized in your show
  • Improved network support makes it easier to use files from network shares, or when folders are mapped to network locations
  • Improved support for running in virtual machines with folders shared between Mac + Windows
  • Many stability improvements across the software