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Welcome
Quick start
Quick start guide
Choosing an output type
Importing photos and video
Importing background Music
Organizing the menu
Authoring the disk
Authoring a video
User guide
How to Create, Open, and Save projects
Creating a new project file
Opening a project File
Saving a project File
Output type
Output aspect ratio
How to add photos and video to your slideshow
Importing images & video
Adding a blank slide
Rearranging slides
Removing slides
Setting the slideshow menu thumbnail (Optical output types only)
Slideshow settings
Slideshow settings
Disk chapter markers
How to edit and decorate a slide
Rotating a slide
Setting display length
Setting the transition effect between slides
Duplicating a slide
Editing a slide's input media
Editing a slide's input media
Adjusting an image's colors
Cropping an image
Orientaing a decoration
Adding an outline mask
Trimming a video
Changing the text on a template design
Slide tab options
Using a pre-design slide template
Setting the background
Decorating with text, images and video
Adding text
Editing the text font style
Adding images, video or clipart
Manually selecting a decoration
Setting the time region a decoration is shown for
Setting the exact position of a decoration
Setting the transparency of a decoration
Setting the exact rotation of a decoration
Additional decoration options
Adjusting the pan & zoom regions
Adding filters
Adding a border
Ordering the decoration layers
Adding a motion effect to a decoration
How to add background music
Importing music
Removing music
Rearranging the background music order
Making a music track end on a slide
Trimming a background music track
Synchronize slideshow to the background music
Advance audio options
How to add a narration to your slideshow
Recording a narration for your slideshow
Rearranging narrations
Adding a narration or sound from an audio file
How to preview a slideshow
Previewing a slideshow
How to organize the menu disk structure (Optical output types only)
The PhotoVidShow disk structure and editor
Creating a new slideshow album
Deleting a slideshow album
Moving a slideshow
Changing the menu title or slideshow thumbnail text
Creating a new sub menu
Importing a slideshow from another project
How to set a menu theme (Optical output types only)
Setting menu background image and music
Setting menu layout and button style
Setting menu duration
Adding further decorations and altering a menu
Setting navigation button style
Setting the disk highlight style
How to author your project
How to author your project
Encoding with motion blur
How to create a video from your slideshow
Creating a video from your slideshow
How to burn your project to DVD, Blu-ray or CD
How to burn your project to DVD, Blu-ray or CD
Setting the output TV standard
Setting the Blu-ray resolution and fps
Reduce output to TV safe region
Ignoring menus
Including original material on the disk
Setting the disk image folder
Selecting a writer
Other editor options
Editor display options
Relinking project files
Undo and Redo
Un-installing
Contact

Welcome to PhotoVidShow. Creating professional looking slideshows for DVD, Blu-ray or as a video for uploading to the web has never been simpler.

Overview

PhotoVidShow is an incredible application tool for creating professional but completely customizable slideshows. PhotoVidShow is designed to be user friendly, so absolutely no previous knowledge required to create stunning slideshows.

Import photos and video

Rapidly build up your slideshow by adding photos and video footage to the storyboard. PhotoVidShow will automatically add a pan and zoom effect to your slides giving it motion and looking professional - Or why not use one of our many slide design templates to really make your slideshow stand out.

Tune your slideshow

PhotoVidShow offers extensive features allowing you to completely customize and fine tune your slideshow to your hearts content.

Why not add transitions, add customizable stylish text, clip-art with motion, filter effects like an old film effect, or why not add a vignette border to your slides.

When mastering a DVD-Video or Blu-ray disk, PhotoVidShow has a fully editable disk menu editor with a selection of themes to choose from.

Add a soundtrack and perhaps a narration.

Bring your slideshow alive with a background soundtrack - Or why not add a narration.

Share your slideshow

Once your masterpiece has been created, share your slideshow by uploading it to the web or burn it to a DVD or Blu-ray disk which can be played on TV.



Before you get started.

It is worth checking you have the most up to date version. From the main PhotoVidShow editor window, select 'Help -> Check for updates' from the top tool bar.

This help file contains a quick start guide and a full user manual.

The Quick start guide shows how you can quickly build up a slideshow with the minimum amount of experience with PhotoVidShow.

The Full user guide gives a full in-depth explanation on how to use PhotoVidShow.

Tip: To view this help file from the PhotoVidShow application, select ‘Helpfrom the Help menu or click on the help icon.

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