PowerPlugs: PhotoActive FX for Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations

Update Page

Current Version

The current version of the PowerPlugs: Photoactive FX software is: 1.3
Note: The software version number is independent of the effects volume number
If your software has an older (lower) version number than this, then you will want to get your FREE update here!

New Features of 1.3

  • Minor performance enhancements.
  • AutoFit feature porportionally constrains effect enlargement and reduction to fit your designated shape boundary with one mouse-click.

To update the software properly, it is important that you follow these simple steps in the order listed below:

  1. We suggest creating a folder on your hard drive called "Download".
  2. Create a new folder inside the Download folder for each file you download. It will make it easier to find later. For example, when you download this update file(s) save it in "C:\Download\PhotoActive FX 1.3 update"
  3. This is only the software update for PowerPlugs: PhotoActive FX software compressed into one 6 MB file. It should take about 30 minutes to download using a 28.8 modem, depending upon Internet traffic.  
Click here to download the Single File update installer: pfxupdat.exe

If you are using software version 1.0

    1. Important: Before deleting the 1.0 library directories, copy any previously saved customized & purchased effects to a "backup" folder of your choice.
    2. Go to the Start Menu
    3. Locate the PhotoActive FX folder from the Programs directory.
    4. Select "Uninstall".
    5. Select "Yes" to the question: "Do you want to remove the PhotoActive FX Interface?"
    6. Select "Yes" to the question: "Are you sure you want to completely remove PowerPlugs: PhotoActive FX I and all of its components?".
    7. You will have to manually delete the remaining 1.0 software directory and duplicate effect files located in the old directory: "C:\Program Files\PhotoActive FX".
    8. Copy the backed up effects into the appropriate library files after you have installed the updated version of the software.

Install your PowerPlugs: PhotoActive FX update by clicking on the download link above.

  1. Once the update file has downloaded, double click on the pfxupdat.exe file to start the installation. Note: The installer will place the new software in a new directory called "C:\Program Files\PowerPlugs\PhotoActiveFX".

Special Note to PhotoActive FX software users:

Installing SuperShapes 1.0 software (demo & full versions) will automatically update your currently installed PhotoActive FX software to the latest 1.3 version for FREE.
See the SuperShapes Update page for more more details

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