Ashampoo® Slideshow Studio HD 2
Experience your photos in a totally new way…in HD on your TV
Version 2.0.6, 2013/06/12
Revitalize your photosExtracted from your digital camera and copied to the hard drive…there they are now, innumerable photos of parties, family gatherings, child births, class trips, vacations and lots of other occasions.
What are you going to do with all these precious mementos? Leave them to the digital nirvana? Never!
Get Ashampoo Slideshow Studio HD 2, import your pictures and create a digital slideshow in no time. Show your slideshow on a TV or beamer projector using a PC, DVD or Blu-ray™ player or even a PlayStation®. Choose from a huge number of amazing effects for transitions from photo to photo, comment on your pictures by adding texts and add sentimental background music in order to astonish friends, family and acquaintances and that in brilliant HD quality.
Share your most memorable momentsSome of your friends or family weren't there to watch your slideshow? No problem!
Just upload your slideshow to YouTube™ and show your loved ones or even the whole world the places you went to, the most unforgettable moments or anything that's important to you.
Overview of highlights
It's so easy to create your own slideshowWith only a few mouse clicks you can create spectacular slideshows according to your wishes from, for example, birthday, holiday or wedding pictures. You can add background music, texts, subtitles or themes, or edit transition settings and lots more. With Ashampoo Slideshow Studio HD 2 it's possible to edit the transition duration and effect for each photo individually. Make your slideshow even more personal by adding credits at the beginning or at the end of your show.
Output formatsRegarding output formats and media you can choose from even more variants. Ashampoo Slideshow Studio HD 2 offers various output formats like for example MPEG-4, MPEG-2 or a Facebook compatible format. Burn a DVD or Blu-ray Disc in HD quality (720p or 1080p) and then show your slideshow on a TV or beamer projector. You could also share your great results with a larger audience. Ashampoo Slideshow Studio HD 2 gives you the opportunity to upload your slideshow to YouTube automatically.
Improved Slideshow EditorThe slideshow editor contains a timeline that shows the entire slideshow sequence graphically. You can edit components on the timeline with Drag & Drop. In the slideshow editor you can rotate, edit display durations and show or hide all the elements you add to your slides, with individual fade-in and fade-out for each element. Now the slideshow editor offers more, comfortable functions to select and edit your photos:
Improved Transition and Display SettingsThe transition and display settings can be edited even individually for each photo:
New Effects and Elements for the Perfect SlideshowIn the slideshow editor several elements, for title, subtitles, graphics or themes, can be added to a slideshow. The new slideshow effects and elements in Ashampoo Slideshow Studio HD 2 contribute to make slideshows more interesting, personal and appealing:
Output formats in detailYouTube™
Choose these formats to share your slideshows online on YouTube. Now you can automatically upload a slideshow on YouTube within Ashampoo Slideshow Studio HD 2. You can choose the standard format or HD video with 720p or 1080p.MyVideo and Facebook®
Choose these formats to share your slideshows online on MyVideo or Facebook. You can choose the standard format or 720p HD videos.MPEG-1
MPEG-1 gives you medium compression and only supports standard format (no HD) but it plays on all modern computers.MPEG-2, MPEG-4
These formats offer better quality and compression and play on any computer with the correct codecs installed. MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 supports HD up to 1080p.M2TS
This format is used when creating Blu-ray Discs. You could, for example, save your slideshow in the M2TS format and burn a Blu-ray Disc later on. PlayStation®3 as well as a lot of other Blu-ray player, that have a USB port can display your slideshow directly.Windows Media 9
Here too, better quality and compression and HD up to 1080p. Windows Media 9 plays on any Windows machine with Windows Media Player 9 or higher and on many other machines with support for WMV files.DVD
You can also burn your slideshows to standard DVDs that will play automatically when they are inserted in any DVD player, complete with the background music and transitions.Blu-ray Disc™
Burn your slideshow on a standard Blu-ray Disc that can be played in a Blu-ray player. With Ashmapoo Slideshow Studio HD 2 you can either create your slideshow in HD (720p) or Full HD quality (1080p).