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Course Technology PTR Releases The Official Photodex® Guide to ProShow® -
A Thorough Guide to Making Great Slide Shows Using ProShow Gold and ProShow Producer Software.

New book serves as a comprehensive guide to ProShow for everyone from graphics professionals and photographers to educators and business professionals.

Austin TX, And Boston, MA, May 29, 2008 - Photodex Corporation and Course Technology PTR, a part of Cengage Learning are proud to announce the release of The Official Photodex Guide to ProShow, a comprehensive guide to creating slide shows using ProShow software. Published by Cengage Learning, The Official Photodex Guide to ProShow provides step-by-step, how-to-do-it examples with ample screenshots for effective instruction. A bonus CD is included offering sample practice files and completed slide shows to follow-along with the exercises.

Readers will learn how to create stunning multimedia productions that can be shared using everything from optical media, to iPods, to streaming Web content, and more. They'll learn how to perfect their multimedia presentation skills by covering the basics of design, the fundamentals of ProShow production techniques, and advanced tools to achieve professional results.

Top Features Include:

  • Master the ProShow interface and basic workflow along with core multimedia production concepts
  • Learn to use ProShow's professional tools to enhance productions and the audience's experience
  • Explore layers, transitions, mastering keyframes, and motion to create professional-quality production effects
  • Incorporate soundtracks and captions to set the mood and create interactive presentations
  • Craft production skills with templates, menus, branding, and stock footage

Written by James Karney, The Official Photodex Guide to ProShow contains over 300 pages, a bonus CD and a helpful index. Karney brings a unique viewpoint to this book developed through his experience as an award-winning author, professional photographer, and educator. His work has appeared in PC Magazine, Computer Shopper, Windows Magazine, and Internet World. His books include Mastering Digital Wedding Photography (named a Book of the Year by Shutterbug magazine), the Golden-Lee best-seller Upgrade and Maintain Your PC, Power of CorelDraw!, and the Microsoft Press A+ Certification Training Kit and Readiness Review.

Pricing and Availability

The Official Photodex Guide to ProShow is no longer available.

About Photodex

Photodex helps consumers and professional photographers create unique slideshows that transform their digital memories into something special. The ProShow family of HD slideshow tools is used by millions of people to turn their photos and videos into amazing stories for any screen at home, online and on-the-go. With more than 30 years of digital imaging experience, we're serious about slideshows and dedicated to delivering exceptional products, support and service to our customers.


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