ProShow Training Series - Volume 7
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ProShow Training Series - Volume 7

Mastering ProShow Producer
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Created by Jennifer Clark
Last updated 9/2018
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn where Backup files are stored and how to utilize them
  • Use Adjustment Layers
  • Use Masking Layers
  • Use Text Layers
  • Create Chapters in a DVD
  • Open and use multiple shows in a Project
  • Create a transition
  • Create a scrolling text slide
  • Learn some differences between Text Layers and Caption Layers
  • Learn how to use ProShow as a Presentation program, such as Power Point
  • Export still images to use as thumbnails or as high resolution photographs
Requirements
  • ProShow Producer 9
Description

This is the seventh in a series of ProShow Producer 9 training videos.  This course contains 4 "Create" tutorials and 5 "How To" tutorials.

In the Create tutorials you'll follow right along with me as we create Slide Animations and Transitions from start to finish!

In the How To tutorials, you'll learn all about the tools in ProShow.  Not just where they are and what they do, but how and when to use them.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about creating custom slides and transitions in ProShow Producer
Course content
Expand all 10 lectures 01:13:05
+ Introduction
1 lecture 01:06

Welcome to this ProShow Training Course!

If a lesson has downloadable content, you'll find it by clicking in the upper left hand corner of the lesson.
To download the lesson itself, click on the gear icon in the lower right corner.

Preview 01:06
+ Create
4 lectures 48:15

In this tutorial you'll create a Title Slide that uses a diagonal Adjustment Layer.  You'll create the gradient layer yourself, then use the Adjustments to work with the theme of your photo!

The final Slide Style is included.

You'll learn about:

  • How to use Adjustment Layers

  • Creating multi-colored Gradient Layers

  • Saving a Gradient as a new Preset

  • Creating semi-transparent Solid Layers

  • Using the Follow Filter with Text Layers


Total run time is 12:33 minutes.

Preview 12:27

In this tutorial you'll create a double line desaturation transition.

The final Build Slide Style and Transition files are included.

You'll learn about:

  • Building a Transition

  • Creating a super thin line from a Solid Layer

  • Default Motion Easing settings for internal Transitions

  • Why 1/100th of a second can actually matter

  • Assigning multiple layers as Transition Sources or Destinations


Total run time is 11:10 minutes.

Double Line Desaturate Transition
11:04

In this tutorial you'll create a diagonal text overlay.

The final Slide Style is included.

You'll learn about:

  • Building a Gradient Masking Layer

  • Using a Solid Layer with no transparency

  • Adding Caption Motion Filters to Text Layers

  • Adding Text Layers under an existing Mask

  • Creating a diagonal Text Layer using spacing


Total run time is 16:11 minutes.

Create a Diagonal Text Overlay
16:05

In this tutorial you'll create a multi-layered photo collage, using Masks

The final Slide Style is included.

You'll learn about:

  • The advantages of using Masks

  • Creating a Collage without photos, at first

  • Using Negative Space to Determine the Collage Layout

  • The importance of Layer Order

  • Solid Layer Resolution Settings

  • Setting a solid as a Transparency Masking Layer


Total run time is 8:47 minutes.

Create a Collage Using Masks
08:39
+ How To
5 lectures 23:44

In this tutorial you'll learn about two ways that the automatic backup files that ProShow Saves can be useful to you.

There are no extra files for this tutorial.You'll learn how to

  • Determine when to open the last Auto Save, and when not to

  • Find the most recent Back Up File

  • Open Back Up files, on your own

    Total run time is 3:10 minutes.

Preview 02:55

In this tutorial you'll learn how to create DVD Chapters from a single, longer, show.

There are no extra files for this tutorial.You'll learn how to

  • Start a new project from an existing show

  • Break up existing show into smaller pieces ("chapters", actually shows)

  • Show multiple show thumbnails on a DVD Menu

  • Customize the titles and show thumbnails

  • Edit the Captions in your menu

  • Change the background/customize the look of your menu

  • Save the MNU (Menu File) to use again

    Total run time is 5:27 minutes.

Create DVD Chapters
05:16

In this tutorial you'll learn how to build scrolling credits using both Caption Layers and Text Layers.

There are no extra files for this tutorial.You'll learn how to

  • Create a Credit Scroll

  • Change the speed of the scroll

  • Use Keyframes to start or end the scroll

  • Use Masking Layers with a Text Layer Scroll

  • Use Adjustment Layers with a Text Scroll


    Total run time is 3:25 minutes.

Build Scrolling Credits
03:19

In this tutorial you'll learn how to use ProShow as a Presentation program, something like Power Point, where the live presenter controls when to move on to the next slide.

There are no extra files for this tutorial.

You'll learn how to:

  • Assign an automatic "pause" to a slide

  • Where to find Interactive Caption controls

  • Which Interactive Caption actions are useful, and which ones are not

  • When you can use ProShow live from the program and when you must build an Executable file.

  • How to add a URL, Email, or launch a program from an interactive caption


  • Total run time is 6:48 minutes.

 

Use ProShow as Power Point
06:42

In this tutorial you'll learn how to Export still images from your show in Producer and, more importantly, what you can do with them.

There are no extra files for this tutorial.

You'll learn how to

  • Export a Single Frame

  • Export Multiple Frames at once

  • Change the File Resolution of your Still Frame

  • Use your Still Frame as Thumbnails throughout ProShow

  • Create a Still Frame that has a high enough resolution to use as a printed photograph.

    Total run time is 5:42 minutes.

How To Export and Use Still Frames
05:32