ProShow Producer

ProShow Producer

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 14 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.1.2737
  • Total Downloads:
    233,485
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 21, 2010
  • Price:
    Free to try (15-day trial); $249.95 to buy

Editors' Review

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ProShow Producer allows users to create impressive-looking slideshow presentations that blow Microsoft PowerPoint out of the water. But all this power comes at a price as its many features might easily overwhelm users.

The program's interface is attractive and sleek, but it contains a lot of options and it's not immediately obvious how a user should begin. A visit to the built-in Help file offers guidance and allows users to get started creating slides. The basics are easy, but users will need to take some time to figure out how to best exploit the many features that the program offers. And what a lot of features there are. All the standard slideshow features are here, but ProShow Producer contains many extras, such as the ability to upload your slideshow to YouTube or convert it to Flash. And even the standard features offer almost infinite tweakability, which is both a blessing and a curse; novice users will likely be confused and overwhelmed by all the options. We found the caption editing function--a pretty basic feature for any such program--to be somewhat awkward to use, which is a definite drawback for text-heavy presentations. But overall the software performed well, and the features proved to be as functional as they are numerous.

The software has a 15-day trial, which is likely not enough time for novice users to explore the full range of its possibilities. We recommend ProShow Producer for intermediate and advanced users who need to create complex multimedia presentations.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Robust Multimedia Software"

April 18, 2010  |  By nelsenweb

 |  Version: ProShow Producer 4.1.2737

Pros

Version 4 is by far the best yet. I build video presentations for clients and the software has exceeded my expectations.

Cons

It's not free. There is an optional annual upgrade cost that I feel is worth the $85 so its not really a con.

Summary

If you want to do multimedia slide shows with video, stills, audio, voice over, key framing abilities and a lot more than I can put into this space, then Producer is the software to buy.

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1 stars

"Does not work in a Vista machine"

March 10, 2010  |  By clairbearSki

 |  Version: ProShow Producer 4.1.2737

Pros

Past versions at least worked

Cons

the program options don't work.it won't accept the registration, updates and tech support only make it worse

Summary

I have been afan of prowshow for at least 7 year and unfortunately the seem to have forgotten how to produce a functioning piece of software. I would love to be able to get version 3 back on my pc version 4 is a waste of time and money

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.1.2737
Version 4.1.2737 has improved preview performance makes working with complex slides faster and added snap-to rotation when the SHIFT key is held during rotation.
General
Publisher Photodex
Publisher web site http://www.photodex.com
Release Date January 21, 2010
Date Added January 21, 2010
Version 4.1.2737
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Project Management Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows
Additional Requirements DirectX 8.0 or better, 1024x768 display, CD/DVD writer for disc authoring.
Download Information
File Size 51.98MB
File Name pspro_60_3410.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 233,485
Downloads Last Week 471
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial
Price $249.95

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