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AMS Software has announced a major upgrade to its SmartSHOW 3D slideshow app. Version 4.0 features a variety of new slide effects, a convenient start-up wizard, ready-to-use slideshow themes, dozens of new transitions and more. Slideshows made with SmartSHOW 3D can be burned to DVDs or exported to 30+ video formats. Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8; SmartSHOW 3D comes in two versions: Standard ($39.90) and Deluxe ($59.50).
AMS Press Release
New SmartSHOW 3D Brings Photos to Life with 270+ Unique Effects
AMS Software announces a major upgrade of SmartSHOW 3D - a powerful slideshow creator with professional capabilities. The 4.0 version features a variety of new slide effects: snow, falling leaves, bubbles, hearts etc., and over 50 realistic glow effects that empower users to create amazing slideshow presentations. For a quick start, there is a new step-by-step wizard with dozens of ready-to-use slideshow themes for all occasions.
A never-stopping search for new ideas in the art of slideshow has resulted in SmartSHOW 3D 4.0 release. The new features of this powerful slideshow maker open a huge intriguing world to explore for photography and slideshow enthusiasts.
Top new features in SmartSHOW 3D 4.0:
Convenient startup wizard with "Slideshow in 5 minutes" option
Ready-to-use slideshow themes with integrated effects and decorations
Fantastic effects based on 3D particles motion: snow, falling leaves, bubbles, hearts, etc.
50+ spectacular glow effects: burning shapes, fireworks, sparkles, glowing text
The reflection effect for photos and text layers on the slide
Dozens of new transitions and animation effects
The most exciting innovation is the 3D particles engine that allows creating fantastic slide effects: snow, falling leaves, fluttering butterflies, soaring bubbles, flying hearts, and a lot more. The user is free to fine-tune every effect settings, adjusting the number, size, and speed of particles, their lifetime, motion type, flight direction etc.
The captivating glow effects deserve special attention. A collection of 50+ presets includes burning shapes and fireworks, flicker and sparkles, glowing text - an endless source for creative slide editing and for designing original title slides.
Aimed to be a user-friendly application, SmartSHOW 3D takes another step towards non-tech savvy users with the new slideshow creation wizard. In order to create a professional-looking slideshow, the user just needs to choose one of the ready-made themes, add a folder with photos and a soundtrack - the whole process takes less than 5 minutes.
Slideshow made with SmartSHOW 3D can be burned to DVD or exported to 30+ video formats, from full HD (1080p) to web-optimized video for YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, MySpace, as well as video for mobile gadgets such as iPad, iPhone, PSP.
Interface languages: English, French, Czech
Pricing and availability
SmartSHOW 3D is compatible with Windows 8, 7, Vista, and XP. It comes in two versions: Standard (39.90 USD) and Deluxe (59.50 USD). The Standard version provides all the necessary tools needed to create a slideshow, while the Deluxe version features a large set of ready-made design templates, including animated collages and stylish title clips.
Product page: http://smartshow-software.com
Download page: http://smartshow-software.com/download.php
About AMS Software
AMS Software specializes in developing software for image editing and graphic design, providing solutions for professional photographers, design studios and print shops. It also offers a series of consumer-level programs for digital photo artwork. For more information, please visit the company website at http://ams-photo-software.com.