Version 1.6.0 Released and Professional Edition Available!

We are happy to announce we just released the version 1.6.0 of Slide Effect Presentation Creator.

The biggest news of this new version is the availability of the awaited Professional Edition! But this version adds a lot of new features to the standard edition too. Here follows the details of the new version:

Professional Edition and Standard Edition

Professional Edition Slide Effect is now available in two different editions. The standard edition is the existing Slide Effect, and professional edition is dedicated to users who wants more!

The two main exclusive features of the Professional edition are:

  • Read and write Powerpoint™ files: using the Professional edition, you will be able to import and export Powerpoint files (ppt & pptx) to Slide Effect.
  • Use your own fonts: the Professional edition comes with a font importer tool. This way you will be able to use your preferred fonts on your presentations.

Check the upgrade page if you want to know more about this Professional edition, you may also compare the features of each editions.

Wide Screen Format

Widescreen format settings Presentations can now be created in wide screen format. By default the presentation will automatically adapt to the screen format you are using, but you can also choose explicitly either 4/3, 16/9, 16/10 or even a custom ratio using the project settings.

This way, presentations will run completely fullscreen on each and every available screens and devices.

Note: Old presentations will be set to old standard 4/3 by default.

New Text Effects

Text effects have been reworked: 8 new start/end effects and 6 new animation effects have been added. Check it on the following movie:

Unlimited Undo and Redo

Widescreen format settings Undo(s) and Redo is now available in the interface. Shortcuts are standard (Ctrl-Z and Ctrl-Y).

Redo is limited to one level, but you can Undo as many steps as you want.

Final Word

As usual, trial and full version have been updated and are available for all registered customers (using “Product Updates” page). Existing users who want to upgrade to the Professional edition can check the upgrade page.

We are already working on features for the next (Standard and Professional) version : Thanks to all our customers for their trust and their support: 2010 will be a great year for Slide Effect.

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