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Top 2013 New Year songs for slideshow

2013 New Year is coming. What are some great New Year songs for celebration? After digging, I have got some popular New Year music for slideshows and New Year party. Now I would like to share these songs for New Year here with you.

2013 new year musicCollect memorable photos taken in the past 2012 year and turn them into a stunning slideshow with kinds of effects. This sounds a good idea to look back best memories. To create New Year Photo Slideshow, we recommend DVD Photo Slideshow for Windows and Photo Slideshow Director HD for iPad.



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Top songs for happy New Year Photo Slideshow:

Happy New Year – Nat King Cole

What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve – Ella Fitzgerald

New Years Resolution – The Limousines

New year’s kiss – Casiotone for the painfully alone

My! My! Time Flies – Enya

Let’s Start The New Year Right – Bing Crosby

It Was a Very Good Year – Frank Sinatra

Bringing In A Brand New Year – Charles Brown

Everybody Have Fun Tonight – Wang Chung

Get The Party Started – Pink

Just Dance – Lady Gaga – New Year Songs

Start Me Up – The Rolling Stones

It’s Another New Year’s Eve – by Barry Manilow

Another Year Has Gone – by Celine Dion

New Year – Beautiful Republic

Funky New Year – the Eagles

It’s The End Of The World – REM

Nothing New for the New Year – Harry Connick Jr. & George Jones

The Final Countdown – Europe

Slideshow software advice on creating New Year photo slideshow with music

2013 New Year is around the corner. It is time to recall what you have done in the past year and make a plan for the coming year. To recall the major events, it is a good idea to create a New Year slideshow with meaningful photos taken in the past year, and add some text to describe the photos. In this article, I will show you how to create a New Year slideshow to celebrate the coming 2013 New Year.

To create a New Year Slideshow, you can use different slideshow software depending on your device and need.

1. Make  New Year Photo Slideshow DVD and photo video on PC

If you want create a slideshow on your Windows computer or make a slideshow DVD, DVD Photo Slideshow is the best choice. With its powerful features, it absolutely can create an attractive photo slideshow with music, transitions, pan&zoom, theme and more effects.

Besides powerful features, the most conspicuous feature is simple operation. Three steps to make a New Year Slideshow DVD: Organize Photos, Choose Menus and Burn Disc.

Download and Free try:

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2. Create New Year Photo Slideshow on iPad

If you have an iPad, Photo Slideshow Director HD can be a good choice to create kinds of slideshows. It has all the features to create a fantastic photo slideshow, such as its 3D transitions effects, music and slides time synchronization, beautiful themes, and etc.

iPad slideshow app

Besides, it supports web albums, including Facebook, Picasa, Flickr, Instagram, Dropbox and Skydrive. So you can use photos in these web albums to create a slideshow.

Another feature all users like is its photo editor. It enables you to fix and apply filter effects to photos, then save photos to iPad Photo Library.

Finally, it provides multiple ways to share finished photo slideshow, including watch slideshows on iPad and HDTV, upload slideshows to Facebook, YouTube, Dropbox and Skydrive, even wireless transfer slideshows to PC.

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3. Create New Year Slideshow on Mac

If you have a Mac computer, we recommend HD Slideshow Maker for you. It enables you to create 1080p videos with your photos for watching on TV, or upload photo slideshow video to Facebook  and YouTube directly.

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How to create a slideshow with photos from Picasa

This tutorial is about turning your photos in Picasa web album into a slideshow with music and other effects with Photo Slideshow Director HD. It sounds interesting to create slideshows using photos in Picasa Album and share photo slideshow with friends.

Make photo slideshows with Photo Slideshow Director HD

1. Install Photo Slideshow Director HD on iPad and launch it.

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2. Tap “Web Album” icon and choose Picasa option. After tapping “Web Album” icon, a list will show all the web albums options from which you can import photos, including Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, Dropbox, SkyDrive and Instagram.

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3. Sign in Picasa web album and download Picasa Photos to the App. In the pop-up window, enter your Gmail address and password associated with Picasa. Then tap “Sign in” to access to your photos in Picasa web album.

Now all your photo albums are listed, tap one album to access the photos, tap photos to download them to the app.

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Step 4. Add background music. Tap the music icon to import songs from your iPad music library. The app enables you to add more than one songs , then use the synchronization function to sync slideshow time with background music time.

Step 5. Customize slideshow with kinds of effects. In this step, you can set transitions and pan&zoom effects, choose a theme for the slideshow, edit photos, set slides time, and so forth.

The slideshow software can automatically apply transitions to photos. However you can change transitions by tapping the dice icon between photos and choose the ones you like.

The app provides kinds of themes for choosing, after choosing a theme , you also can customize it with beautiful image, such as Christmas image, Wedding image and more. If you like, you can import background  image from your iPad.

One of the most fascinating feature of the slideshow app is the powerful photo editor. It has almost all basic photo editing functions, such as cropping, rotating, removing red eyes, even applying filter effects. This powerful photo editor feature can fix your photos and make your photos perfect before publishing. Also you can save fixed photos to iPad.

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Step 6. Enjoy and share finished photo slideshow

After customizing a slideshow, you can choose different ways to enjoy and share it. Tap the “Export ” icon , you will see a list showing options of enjoy the slideshow.

1. Play the slideshow on iPad.

2. Play the slideshow on HDTV via cable or Airplay

3. Save the Movie to iPad Photo Library

4. Upload the Movie to Dropbox or SkyDrive

5. Share the Movie to YouTube or Facebook

6. Wireless Transfer the slideshow to computer

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Photo to Video Converter Free Software Review

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If you are searching for a  Free software which can convert your photos to a video, Socusoft Photo to Video Converter Free Version might be a good choice. It can convert your photos to MPEG(.mpg) videos with music and  transitions in minutes.

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Learn about Photo to Video Converter Pro(with more features)

Key features of Photo to Video Converter Free

1. Easy-to-use for turning your photos into a slideshow video

2. Kinds of transitions, pan &zoom effects

3. Create video with background music

4. Export photo slideshow to .mpg videos for sharing to Facebook and YouTube

About Photo to Video Converter Free Version

Photo to Video Converter Free Version can create dynamic slideshow videos with your favorite photos. You can apply kinds of transitions and pan&zoom effects for your videos. Also you can add songs as background music for your videos. Then save photos slideshow to a MPEG video.

With this software, you can create different kinds of photo videos to share your photos, such as birthday photo videos, wedding photo videos, Christmas photo celebration videos and so forth.  Also you can create videos for YouTube, Facebook for sharing with friends and family.

downloadDownload Photo to Video Professional Version


downloadDownload Photo to Video Free Version


 What can you do with Photo to Video Converter Free Version?

View and share your photos in an interesting way. Showing photos in slideshows will give people a fresh feel.  Photo to video Converter Free Version is designed to convert hundreds of photos to a video with music.

Create videos for sharing on Facebook and YouTube. After a vacation or holiday, you must have many photos to share with friends, Facebook and YouTube should be the best places you want to share photos. Before sharing, you can turn your photos into a video with Photo to Video Converter Free Version,  for  people will be willing to watch your photo slideshows.

photo to slideshow video free software

 Difference between Professional Version and Free Version

1. Photo editing feature is available on Professional version while it is not available on Free Version.

2. Professional Version provides many theme templates for choosing. However free version has no theme templates available.

3. Professional Version provides multiple video output formats, such as mp4, flv, mov, avi, mkv, mpeg , h.264 HD, 3gp, 3gpp2, swf. And Free Version only supports MPEG-1 formats.

Make a video slideshow DVD

Photo to Video Converter  only allows you to convert photos to video. If you want to make a slideshow DVD for playing on TV or DVD player, you need to use DVD Photo Slideshow. The program is designed to create both slide show DVD and photo video.

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How to watch your photos as slideshows on TV with music and transitions

After a vacation or holiday, you may have many photos for sharing with family. It sounds a good idea to display photos on big – screen TV with music and transitions. Especially, there are many people in the room. Showcase your photos on TV and share your best moments with friends and family.

You can view photos on TV in two different ways: 1. Make a photo slideshow DVD then play it on TV with a DVD player. 2. Mirror your photos to TV with iPad.

Way1. Create a photo slideshow DVD on your computer

To create a slideshow DVD, you can try to use DVD Photo Slideshow, which is a professional slideshow maker. It enables you to create a slideshow with music, transitions, pan&zoom effects, text, subtitles, theme and so forth, then burn the slideshow to DVD with DVD menu template.

With DVD Photo Slideshow, you can easily burn your photos onto slideshow DVDs in three simple steps: Organize Photos, Choose Menus and Burn Disc.  You do not need any technical skills to use it. Import your photos into the program, then you can burn it onto DVD. So simple? Yes!  Download Free Version to try.

You can play the slideshow DVDs made by DVD Photo Slideshow in your DVD player or TV with a DVD player. It can showcase your photos in high quality. Also it supports NTSC and PAL TV system.

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Way 2. Mirror photos onto TV as a slideshow from iPad

First, you can use Photo Slideshow Director HD to turn your photos into a dynamic and stunning photo slideshow. Learn how to use Photo Slideshow Director HD to create slideshows with pictures>>

After finishing a slideshow, tap Export icon and  play Slideshow on HDTV via Airplay or cable. With the Apple TV(2nd or 3rd generation), you can play finished slideshow to HDTV  via Airplay. Or you can connect your iPad to TV with Apple Digital AV Adapter and HDMI cable, and play the slideshow to TV for viewing your photos with music.

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Create SWF flash slideshows with Flash Slideshow Maker

Flash Slideshow Maker is a professional software which can create Flash SWF slide shows with your photos in minutes. With it , you can turn photos into a dynamic SWF files and upload it to website for sharing or using in your own blog or websites.


What can Flash Slideshow Maker do?

1. Build Photo Flash Gallery

It can convert your digital photos to professional slideshow galleries with kinds of templates.

2. Create Flash Banner

It can help make dynamic Flash banners, Flash intros and put them on your web sites easily.

3. Make Music Flash Slideshow

With it, you can build wonderful XML photo slideshows and tell your stories with background audio.

4. Create web albums

It can turn your photos into web albums for playing on Facebook, WordPress, Blogger or your web site. It is an ideal images presentation tool for photographers.

Three Steps to use Flash Slideshow Maker Professional on Windows:

Step1. Organize Flash Slideshow Photos

Flash Slideshow Maker enables you to import photos by dragging photos and dropping them to the app. Or you can use “Add All” to import all photos in a folder. Then you can arrange photos order by dragging, add subtitles, art clips, rotate photos.

Also you can choose transitions effects and set transitions and slides time.

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Step 2. Customize Flash Slideshow Theme

Click “Theme” tab, you can choose a theme from the Category drop-down list. There are kinds of themes are available, including 3 D themes. Flash Slideshow Maker for Mac 1.2.0 integrates more than 60 preset Flash templates, the Windows version Flash Slideshow Maker Professional 5.10 includes more than 100 Flash templates.

After choosing a theme, you can customize it to meet your needs.

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Step 3. Publish Flash Slideshow

Switch to “Publish” to create the flash slideshow.  The flash maker will generate a SWF flash, a HTML file and XML file.  Also you can directly publish the swf flash slideshow to, then share it with friends, or copy and  embed code to your website or blog for demonstrate the flash slideshows.

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Create photo slideshows with iPhone slideshow software

iphone-slideshow-appNowadays, people like taking photos to record every special moment with kinds of cameras. iPhone is one of tool we can use to snap photos with its rear digital camera.  In this article, I will introduce a popular and useful slideshow app for iPhone —-Photo Slideshow Director HD. It can turn both iPhone photos and web album photos to a slideshow video with music and kinds of effects in minutes.

Let’s look at key features of  Photo Slideshow Director.

1. Create slideshows on iPhone easily.

2. Support importing photos from web albums, including Picasa, Flickr and Facebook.

3. Sync photo slideshow time with with music time automatically.

4. Powerful photo editor which can fix and improve photos.

5. Kinds of transitions, themes.

6. Customize pan&zoom effects with fingertips.

7. Support HDTV output format, play photo slideshows on HDTV by connecting iPhone to TV with Apple Digital AV adapter and HDMI cable or Apple VGA Adapter.

8. Upload photo slideshow videos to Facebook and YouTube directly from the app.

9. Wireless transfer slideshows to computer.


The following is screenshots of Photo Slideshow Director.