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Features List

Below is a list of some of the main features included in ProSelect Basic and ProSelect Pro1. (Hi-lighted items are those that are different between versions.)

For more details, please refer to the documentation included with the downloaded package or the separate PDF files from the downloads page.

Sales Features

Basic

Pro

  Mac and Windows compatible
  Slideshow with your music
  Yes, Maybe, No selection
  Instant Black & White or Sepia effect
  Setup & Use Photoshop Actions within ProSelect (maximum)2 5 100
  Make Changes in Photoshop
  Compare Multiple images
  Variable Thumbnail sizes
  Scalable Template library
  Design your own templates
  Design and add layout styles
  Design Gallery Wrap Canvases
  Project prints at actual size
  Project prints on a room image
  Build and show Traditional Matted Layouts
  Build and show Composite Layouts
  Project layouts at actual size
  Project layouts on a room image
  Design & Show client Wall Galleries (maximum) 1 10+
  Project Wall Galleries at actual size
  Add notes to images, layouts, rooms & orders
  Automatic vignetting
  Add frames to prints & layouts
  Show "Photographer's favorites" with a stamp or logo on images or layouts
  Protect your images with Watermarking during a remote viewing session
  Create complete, pre-designed products with a frame & style
  Export your completed room designs as a image
  Auto-backup of session changes
  Use a secondary client screen of any size
  Fully color-managed for accurate color display of images
  Setup & use custom frame images (maximum) 12 300
  Arrange frames into arbitrary groups e.g. by supplier, color or quality  
  Watch folder auto-loading of images (for tethered shooting)  
  Use Credit Based Pricing with automatic conversion rate breakpoints
  Play background music during presentation  
       

Slideshow Features

Basic

Pro

  Setup different Music Groups for different clients
  Sync slideshows to music
  Play a slideshow with single mouse click
  Design custom slideshows for viewing or export (maximum per job) 1 5
  Add title slides to your custom slideshows
  Export a slideshow as a HD movie playable on computers & mobile devices6
  Add text layers to title slides  
  Support Ken Burn Effects in slideshows (slow panning & zooming)  
  Add video clips to your custom slideshows  
  Make virtual copies of videos  
  Edit Videos (adjust in & out points, set thumbnails)  
  Open Videos in Photoshop5  
       

Ordering Features

Basic

Pro

  Up to 10 different price lists
  Unlimited individual orders
  Supports tax (single & dual)
  Print order report with thumbnail images
  Prices adjustable while ordering
  Record payments
  Apply discounts to whole order as flat amount or percentage
  Apply discounts to items as flat amount or percentage
  Quick Add items to order from main window
  Export Orders to other applications including most Studio Management Systems
  Add custom logo to printed reports
  Automatic Frame pricing based on size or area
  Order frames associated with each framed product
  Print an Ordered Frames Report for tracking frame orders
  Import pre-payment invoices from StudioCloud
  Generate product codes for easier synching with Studio Management Systems
       

Book Designing Features

Basic

Pro

  Design composite books (single & double-sided) -
  Design matted books (single & double-sided) -
  Setup Book Designs for most suppliers and book formats -
  Save pages in a Book as a group of templates for re-use -
  Auto-populate a book from a group of selected images -
  Auto-build a book from a template and a group of selected images -
  Use smart filters to match selected images to suitable templates -
  Optionally hide images already used to speed up your designing -
  Stretch Overlay Images (Photoshop templates) to fit any book size -
  Combine single-sided pages into doublespreads 4 -
       

Workflow Features

Basic

Pro

  Imports .jpg, .tif or .psd files
  Auto-rotate from camera
  Sort images by capture time
  Export low res sample images & layouts
  Add copyright stamps to sample images & layouts
  Easily update your designs with your retouched images
  Export and upload to Animoto (requires free Upload Manager)
  Delete orginal images (including raws) at the same time
  Efficiently manage production workflow -
  Open Raw files in Photoshop or Lightroom3 -
  Generate ordered Hi-res print files2 -
  Produce composites with overlay images -
  Produce composites with background images -
  Export Collections (templates, styles) -
  Automatically add vignette to Hi-res images -
  Add style effects to Hi-res images -
  Apply logos to Hi-res images -
  Apply logos to Hi-res Layouts - one per layout or one per image -
  Produce Hi-Res images as layered Photoshop files -
  Create production report for Lab submission -
  Apply custom Actions to Hi-Res images -
  Produce Gallery Wrap Canvas images -
       

Sharing Data between computers

Basic

Pro

  Album files can be opened on both Mac & Windows
  Album files are "self contained" storing all sales data for each job
  Share setup data via a shared folder or DropBox (simple sharing option)
  Share setup data via a permissions-based server (for larger installations)
       

1 The features in earlier versions of ProSelect Basic & ProSelect Pro are different to those shown above which is for the latest version
2 Custom Effects and Production functions require Photoshop CS5 or later
3 Requires ProSelect Lightroom Plugin (free download) to use with Lightroom 3 or newer.
4 Not applicable for pages using Overlay Images
5 Requires Photoshop CS5 Extended, CS6, CC or newer
6 Mac users need Mac OSX 10.9+ for exporting movies with Ken Burns Effects