Audio-visual slideshows can be built using many types of software, however the software of choice is often Proshow.
Proshow by Photodex
Proshow has three versions:
- Proshow Gold for enthusiasts (PC only, c. £54)
- Proshow Producer for professional slideshows (PC only, c. £196)
- Proshow Web, an on online version for Mac, PC and mobile. This is available by subscription in a Free plan, a Plus plan £8 p/m and a Premium plan £28 p/m plan – Nov 2018 pricing.
There are also numerous Effects packages you can buy to augment the animations. transitions and styles you can use when building your shows.
If you’re new to Proshow, Photodex have a YouTube channel with numerous bite-sized training videos:
(Prices as at Nov 2018)