Ashampoo Slideshow Studio HD 2 is an application for creating slideshows from digital photos. The program has an intuitive interface. Beginners can make use of the wizard to start creating a new photo project. The application supports the drag and drop feature and users can easily add digital photos to the application simply by dragging and dropping them to the interface. It also supports a variety of file formats, such as MPEG-4, MPEG-2, and target formats for the final slideshow are avi, mpg, m2ts, and wmv.
The program’s interface is made up of the slideshow editor. The timeline is situated at the bottom of the screen and users can preview the slideshow with the player. Several slideshow tools are available in the program. There are transitions and effects (diamond, star, bubble, melting, flip, etc.) to add to the photos to achieve a unique effect. Users can even provide different transitions for each of the photos included in the slideshow. For a more professional look, credits and a title screen can be added. Finished slideshows can be burned on a disc, or uploaded directly to YouTube to share with friends.
Other features of the application include the following:
• Direct burning on DVD or Blu-ray disc
• Support for HD quality slideshows
• Support for slideshows
• Definable effects
• Easy to use