How to Activate Photodex Proshow Producer 5.0.3256 Without Server
Photodex Proshow Producer 5.0.3256 is a powerful software for creating professional slideshows and videos. However, since Photodex has closed its company and servers, many users are facing problems with activating their registration keys or publishing their shows online. In this article, we will show you how to solve these issues and enjoy your Proshow Producer without any limitations.
Step 1: Replace the .dnt files
The first step is to replace three .dnt files in the Proshow installation directory, which will bypass the registration key requirement and resolve the \"Activation Server is Unavailable\" notice. You can download the three .dnt files from this link[^1^]. To use this patch, follow these steps:
Go to the Proshow installation directory, C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Photodex\\Proshow Producer
Rename the all.dnt file to all2.dnt (the one already on your C drive, not the new downloaded one. Same goes for the next two files.)
Rename the if.dnt file to if2.dnt
Rename the pshow.dnt file to pshow2.dnt
Copy the three .dnt files from the zip into this same directory
Proshow should work after replacing these three files.
Step 2: Delete the .cfg and .phd files
The second step is to delete two files found in the installation directory (C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Proshow\\Producer) if the \"Evaluation Copy\" or \"Use Illegally\" banner displays. These files are proshow.cfg and proshow.phd. They will be rebuilt when you run Proshow again.
Step 3: Publish your shows offline
The third step is to publish your shows offline, as Proshow will not publish if you select online options such as âVideo for Web, Devices and Computers,â âPublish Show,â âYouTube,â âFacebook,â or other online options. This is because these options will link to Photodex's servers, which are no longer operational. To publish your shows offline, follow these steps:
Under the Publish menu (top left) or PUBLISH tab (top right)
Select \"For Computers\" (do NOT select the \"Video For Web, Devices and Computers,\" \"Publish Show,\" \"YouTube,\" \"Facebook,\" or other online options.)
Select \"Custom Video File\"
In \"Type\" select HD or PC, âQualityâ at 1080p, and \"Aspect Ratio\" at 16:9 etc., or your preference.
Click on \"Create\"
You can then upload your shows to YouTube or other sites from your computer or external drive.
Step 4: Retrieve your registration key (optional)
If you need to retrieve your registration key for any reason, you can go into the Windows registry by navigating the following path (right click on windows, run, then type regedit). This would take you to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Photodex\\ProShow\\license\\install\\25 (25 for Producer, 21 for Gold). Your registration key should be displayed under \"Data\".[^1^] [^3^]
We hope this article has helped you activate your Photodex Proshow Producer 5.0.3256 without server and enjoy its features. However, if none of these processes have resolved the situation for you, then we strongly recommend moving on to Photopia[^1^], a new software that is compatible with Proshow and offers more advanced features and support. ec8f644aee