Photo Flash Maker

AnvSoft Inc. (Freeware)

Photo Flash Maker is a flash maker program developed by AnvSoft Inc. It is used for creating photo slideshows using FLV videos, images or music in HTML and SWF formats. The program comes in three different editions – Free, Pro and Platinum.

When making a flash video project, adding audio files (WMA, MP3 and WAV) as well as CD sound track as background music to the project is possible. Audio streaming for website use can also be enabled. The program also allows adding of clip arts, texts and hyperlinks to the project. Texts can be included as either subtitles or captions as well. User’s own images can also be used as the clip arts. The program features available themes (about 300+) and transitions (about 60+). Available themes include Wipe from Left, Cross Expansion, Random and more while the available themes include Business, Wedding, Sports, etc… There are also the 3D gallery and HTML5 templates available.

Publishing slideshows in different ways can be done. Slideshows may be uploaded to a website or the AnvSoft’s web album called Go2Album. Publishing the slideshow to Blogger, MySpace and other social websites is also possible. It is also possible to burn the files. Other available functions include Template Editing, Photo Editing, Full Screen mode, Customization and Auto-Playback/Repeat Mode.

The following are not included in the Photo Flash Maker Free version:

• Adding of FLV videos
• Video Gallery themes
• Templates for Web Albums and 3D Galleries
• Adding your own URL and No Watermark/Advertisement
• Built-in Template Editor