Roxio PhotoShow | Purchase Premium service

Your PhotoShow Service expires soon — Upgrade today!

  1. As of January 30, 2012, Road Runner customers will no longer get free access to PhotoShow premium service.
  2. The all-new Roxio PhotoShow has everything you love about PhotoShow, and much more.
    See "what's new" below for all the details
  3. Keep enjoying PhotoShow by upgrading today!
    Don't delay — Your online shows expire soon
  4. Bonus:50% off for Road Runner customers!
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Just $19.99 for a full year
That's 50% off the regular price!

Burn your PhotoShows to DVD - at home!

Burn your PhotoShows to DVD — at home!

Whether you're archiving all your favorite PhotoShows to disc, or making one-of-a-kind gifts from the comfort of your own home, burning PhotoShows to DVD is one of our most popular Premium features!

Get instant access to hundreds of built-in styles and effects

Get instant access to hundreds of styles and effects.

So much more than a conventional slideshow application, our Premium product includes hundreds of licensed music tracks (from Rock to World Beats!), over 150 themed playback styles to fit any occasion and a complete library of cool graphics and stickers - many of them animated! Now you can bring your story to life like never before.

Add video to your PhotoShows!

Add video to your PhotoShows!

Unleash your creative storyteller and infuse your PhotoShows with video clips! Perfect for sharing "on the go" moments captured on your cell phone or digital camera - this feature makes it easier than ever to tell the whole story by enabling you to upload videos alongside your photos, transforming them into multimedia productions worth sharing!

Add your own MP3 music to your PhotoShows!

Add your own MP3 music to your PhotoShows!

Give your PhotoShow a soundtrack you really love and add up to 50 MP3 music tracks from your own collection to your show. It's like a personalized music video you can share with friends and family, using the songs that perfectly match your story.

Allow viewers to download your photos!

Allow viewers to download your photos!

Ever try sending 100 photos via email? Forget it. No need to burn and mail a CD either. Just make a PhotoShow and allow friends and family to save the photos to their computers right from the show! A PhotoShow is much more fun than email, and your photos will always be online for easy access.

Take PhotoShow on the road!

Take PhotoShow on the road!

For the first time ever, we've introduced an online experience that mirrors the desktop software. That means that no matter where you are in the world, you'll have access to your complete library of shows and can create new PhotoShows on the fly just by signing into your account from any PC and any web browser from anywhere in the world with an internet connection!

Premium provides more ways to share than ever before...

Premium provides more ways to share than ever before...

Invite family and friends to view your PhotoShows on your personal Roxio webpage (your shows don't expire while you're a Premium member and you can create as many PhotoShows as you like!). You can also embed your shows on your personal blog or on popular sites like MySpace and Facebook, podcast your PhotoShows, transfer shows to your iPod or mobile device of choice, burn to a DVD (or have us do it for you!) — even broadcast your priceless productions to cable TV!


Road Runner



Create stunning PhotoShows X X
Enjoy unlimited photo sharing X X
PhotoShow gallery for sharing all your shows X X
Create personal Channels for organization & sharing X X
Import photos from Facebook, Flickr, Shutterfly and Picasa X X
Upload your own video clips alongside your photos X X
NEW!  Use your own MP3 music   X
NEW!  Share shows with custom MP3s online   X
NEW!  Add multiple songs to your show! 1 Up to 50
Keep your PhotoShows online and accessible   Always*

PhotoShow Authoring

Access playback styles for every occasion 88 150+
Access built-in music tracks (from World to Pop!) 400+ 500+
Include fun animated Stickers and Sayings 224 520+
Try Title Treatments to make each show different 29 75+
Add unique borders to creatively "frame" your show! 65 65
Add speech and thought bubbles to photos X X
Tell your story with animated captions X X
Control the timing of each individual photo X X

Sharing & Publishing

Email PhotoShow links for automatic viewing X X
Choose your own personal URL to display your PhotoShows X X
Publish PhotoShows online as public or private (secure) X X
Download PhotoShows as video (MPEG4) X X
Apply beautiful themes to your PhotoShow galleries X X
NEW!  Embed PhotoShows on other sites (Facebook, Blogger, etc.)   X
NEW!  Take your PhotoShows "to go"! (Share on iPod, phone and more!)   X
NEW!  Allow viewers to download photos and video clips from your shows   X

Desktop Software (Windows 7, XP & Vista)

Create Shows without waiting for upload completion X X
NEW!  Burn PhotoShows to DVD for TV playback Plug-in required X
NEW!  Export PhotoShows to video files (MPEG2, WMV) Plug-in required X
NEW!  PhotoShow 6 desktop software X

Mobile Software

Create and share PhotoShows from Windows Mobile phones X X
Create and share PhotoShows from Apple iPhone X X
Create and share PhotoShows from Blackberry phones X X

*as long as you're a premium subscriber

Can I get Roxio PhotoShow today?

Yes! As someone who has enjoyed Road Runner PhotoShow in the past, you are eligible to upgrade to Roxio PhotoShow for just $19.99 — a savings of $20 off the regular price. To maintain your premium access to PhotoShow, be sure to upgrade before January 30, 2012.

What if I don't want to buy Roxio PhotoShow?

If you decide not to upgrade, you can still view your PhotoShows on your PC using your installed PhotoShow software, and you can access using your existing account. Your account will revert from premium to basic status on January 30, 2012, and any shows you have posted online will expire on March 1, 2012, after which they will be permanently deleted.

You can maintain your premium status and preserve your content by upgrading before January 30, 2012.

Why is Road Runner no longer supporting PhotoShow?

Road Runner has been providing the premium PhotoShow software as a free benefit to its broadband customers. As of January 30, 2012, Road Runner will discontinue support for the PhotoShow platform.

How is Roxio PhotoShow different from my Road Runner PhotoShow service?

Roxio PhotoShow includes a number of new features that are not included in Road Runner PhotoShow. Here are just a few:

  • Use your own MP3 music in shows - or choose from hundreds of new musical tracks
  • Add multiple songs to your shows
  • Easily post shows to Facebook and other social networking sites
  • All-new PhotoShow 6 desktop software
For a full list of new features in Roxio PhotoShow, see the "What's New" tab on this page.

Will my Road Runner PhotoShow software still work?

Your existing Road Runner PhotoShow software will continue to work as normal until January 30, 2012. After January 30, 2012, your PhotoShow online account will be reverted to basic status, and any shows you upload or share from your PhotoShow software will be stored online for 30 days only.

You can remove this storage limitation by upgrading your account before January 30, 2012.

How does the Roxio PhotoShow "subscription" work?

Roxio PhotoShow includes a year's subscription to the PhotoShow Premium Service at Your subscription starts the day that you purchase your upgrade, and it lasts for one year. As a Road Runner customer, you are eligible for a special discounted rate on the first year's subscription. After a year, your subscription will renew at the regular price ($39.99).

Is my version of Road Runner PhotoShow eligible for the upgrade to Roxio PhotoShow?

If you have Road Runner PhotoShow Deluxe 4 or Road Runner PhotoShow 5 installed on your PC, you can upgrade to Roxio PhotoShow with the same PC. Your upgrade includes the new PhotoShow 6 software.

Where can I download the PhotoShow 6 software?

After you have upgraded your account, you can download your new PhotoShow software from the My Account page on

When I upgrade my software, will my old shows be imported?

When you install PhotoShow 6, you can import your existing shows from PhotoShow 4 or PhotoShow 5. Here's how:

  • Install and launch the PhotoShow 6 application.
  • From the File menu, select Import PhotoShows...
  • In the dialog which appears, select a PhotoShow and click Import.
  • The show will be imported into PhotoShow 6 and saved as a .photoshow file in your My PhotoShows folder.

To learn more about importing and exporting shows, please see our Import/Export FAQ.

Will my PhotoShow password be changing?

You can continue to use your existing email address and password to access your PhotoShow account, even after January 30, 2012.

I've never used PhotoShow before. Am I eligible for the special price on Roxio PhotoShow?

Yes! Roxio is making the discounted pricing on Roxio PhotoShow available to all Road Runner customers, including those who have never used PhotoShow before. If you're a first-time user, just click the "Upgrade" button above to take advantage of this special deal. But don't delay- the discount will only be available for a limited time.

What are the system requirements for Roxio PhotoShow?

PhotoShow 6 require Windows 7, XP or Vista. Please see the Roxio support site for a full list of system requirements.

Can I still post my shows to PhotoShowTV through Time Warner Cable?

Time Warner Cable's PhotoShowTV service has been discontinued.