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Photo Slideshow Director HD is Free For Limited Time

Photo Slideshow Director HD is Free For Only 2 days

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The best Slideshow App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch—Photo Slideshow Director HD is Free for 2 days now.

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System requirements: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

The app is worth $2.99 in iTunes App Store.

Now It is Free in these 2 days!

Photo Slideshow Director is a HD photo slideshow app that lets you use your iPad to organize your digital photos from camera roll, Instagram, Dropbox, Microsoft SkyDrive,Picasa web albums,Facebook photo albums, Flickr photo sets and create eye-catching slideshow in minutes. It’s an idea tool for you to share your great shots with family and friends on big screen HDTV with iPad, it is also a great software for you to present your business photos quickly and easily.


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Free iPad photo slideshow app is available

“Is there any free slideshow software for iPad? I just got an iPad4 and I am planing to create a slideshow with my photos for the coming Christmas  on my new iPad. ”

I saw this question from a Q&A website. So I am planing to write this article to introduce a free iPad slideshow app. If you are wondering what to do with your photos and planing to create a music photo slideshow on iPad. This photo app for iPad can help you.

Photo Slideshow Director HD Free version is available now, which is really good news for iPad users.

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Photo Slideshow Director HD Free

Before today, if you want to download it , you have to pay $3.99 for it. But now, its free version enables us to create photo slideshows free.

So let’s look at what the iPad slideshow video creator can do for us.

1. Create beautiful photo slideshows for kinds of occasions , such as Christmas, Wedding, Birthday, Thanks Giving , and etc

2. Import photos from iPad albums, Picasa, Flickr and Facebook

3. Automatically sync background music and photos

4. Provides kinds of theme templates and over 60 transition effects

5. Apply Ken Burns effect (panning and zooming) to slideshow

6. Support  HD 720p photo movie

7. Support subtitles for video

8. Airplay photo slideshows to HDTV via Apple TV

9. Support Apple Digital AV Adaptor and HDMI cable, 1920x1080p HD slideshow on HDTV

10. Support iPad Camera Connection Kit for professional photography

11. Support YouTube, FaceBook uploading, photo editor in HD Version

Wow! So powerful a slideshow app.

So let’s download it to enjoy and share our best photos.


Photo Slideshow Director HD has been upgraded to 4.6

Photo Slideshow Director HD is one essential photo app for iPad. It can help you turn your photos into wonderful video with music, transitions, theme and other effects. With this slideshow software for iPad, it will be more interesting to enjoy and share photos. Now we have upgraded it to a new version 4.6 which makes the iPad slideshow App more perfect.

New Features of Photo Slideshow Director HD 4.6

1. Support using photos in Dropbox, SkyDrive and Instagram. Now you use your photos in Dropbox, SkyDrive and Instagram without having to download them to iPad first.

2. Support uploading photo slideshow videos to Dropbox and SkyDrive. So now you can share finished slideshows to YouTube, Facebook, Dropbox and SkyDrive.

3. Save photos to Photo Library. With version 4.6, you can edit your photos with its powerful photo editor, then save fixed photos to iPad. Or save web album photos(such as Picasa Photos, Flickr photos and Facebook photos) to iPad.

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The upgrade makes the iPad Slideshow App more perfect now. If you are searching for an interesting way to showcase and share photos, Photo Slideshow Director can be a good choice.
Turn photos in iPad albums and web albums(Facebook, Picasa, Flickr, Dropbox, SkyDrive and Instagram) into an eye-catching photo slideshow with kinds of music. 3 D transitions create a dynamic and cool effects. Beautiful themes makes a more beautiful and depicts the special meaning of photos. Subtitles are used to express your feeling. In a word, Photo Slideshow Director HD is a good choice to create music photo slideshows on iPad.
Also it provides different ways for sharing photo slideshows, like watching on HDTV, saving to iPad Camera Roll, publishing to YouTube and Facebook, uploading to SkyDrive and Drobox.

Evey photo represents a story, let Photo Slideshow Director turn your stories into an attractive movie.

How to create a slideshow on Mac with HD Slideshow Maker

Wanna present and share your photos as an eye-catching slideshow with music and transitions on Mac? In this article, I will introduce a decent slideshow maker for Mac –  HD Slideshow Maker. Also I will show you how to make a HD video slideshow from pictures with music, transitions, pan / zoom effects, text and more effects on your Mac computer.

With HD Slideshow Maker, you can easily and quickly convert digital photos to an amazing musical slideshow. Then you can watch the slideshow on your Mac computer or TV for viewing photos in an interesting way. Also you can  upload a photo slideshow to Facebook and YouTube for sharing with friends.


Make HD Slideshows on Mac With HD Slideshow Maker

Step 1. Import Photos to HD Slideshow

Click “Add Photos” to  import photos to the software for your Mac computer. You can see the  thumbnails of photos imported at the bottom of the screen.

To arrange the photos order, click “Arrange” icon, then drag photos to the place where you want to put.

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Import photos

Step 2. Add music to slideshow and organize music

A silent slideshow is just like a silent movie.  You can add more than one songs as background music.

To “Sync” icon enables you to sync slideshow time with music time, so they can play in pace with each other.

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Sync time

HD Slideshow Maker enables  you to organize songs added.Click the green music bar at the bottom , then you can see “The list of background music” window. Use correct buttons to play music, add or delete songs and arrange song order.

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organize music in slideshow


Step 3. Choose a slideshow theme

Click “Theme” to choose a theme for your slideshow. The software provides kinds of themes for choosing. Also you can customize a theme with a beautiful image. The theme will make your slideshow eye-catching.

Step 4. Change transitions effects

Once photos are imported, they will be applied random transitions. However, you can change them by clicking the transition icon between photos (like dice). Among all the transitions, what most fascinating transitions are the 3 D transitions.

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Change transition effects

Step 5. Set time duration for slides and transition

Make sure HD slideshow Maker is the current running app, click HD slideshow Maker from the top of your screen(next to Apple icon) and select “Preference”, in the Options window, you can set time for photos and transitions. Tick the “Repeat slideshow at the end” to loop the slideshow.

In the Output settings area, you can locate the slideshow’s path and choose video’s format from MP4 or MOV.

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set slideshow


Step 6. Play the slideshow

Before exporting the slideshow, you can preview the effect by clicking “Play” button. If you are not satisfied with it, go back to make changes. Or else, go to next step.

Step 7. Save and Share the photo slideshow

Click “Share” icon, you can save and share the slideshow. You can save it as a video to your Mac computer, or upload it to YouTube and Facebook directly for sharing.

To play the slideshow on your HDTV , you can copy the video outputted to a USB drive, then plug the USB drive into your  HDTV USB port to play the slideshow.

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Save and share a slideshow

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How to make a Christmas Photo Slideshow DVD with music

Wanna make a Christmas photo slideshow DVD for enjoying on TV or DVD player with music and transitions? DVD Photo Slideshow is absolutely a good choice to burn your photos to DVD with kinds of effects.

Needed prep work Before making a Christmas slideshow DVD:

1. Christmas Photos, you’d better put all photos you want to use in a folder on your computer hard drive.

2. Christmas songs

3. DVD Photo Slideshow

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Step-by-step instructions to make a Christmas photo slideshow DVD

Step 1. Organize Photos


Open DVD Photo Slideshow, click “Organize Photos” and find the folder which includes photos you want to use and drag photos to the “Album Photo” window. Also you can click “Add” to locate photos and add them.

Then you can arrange photo order by dragging, rotate photos, edit photos, add art clips.

Click “Transition &Music”, you can change transition effects. Actually, the software will apply random transitions to photos, however, you can change transitions . DVD Photo Slideshow provides over 300 transitions for choosing. Click “Add” to import songs from computer as background music. Then in the “Album Setting”, you can set the transition and slides time.

Click “Album Theme” to choose a theme for your slideshow. For a Christmas slideshow,  a Christmas theme is pretty suitable. There are themes for slideshows about Birthday, Wedding, Thanksgiving, Graduation and others.

Step 2. Choose Menus


Switch to tab “Choose Menus”, you can choose a DVD menu and customize it. Over 90 menus are available, also it is available to import a image to make your own menu. For a Christmas slideshow DVD, you can choose a Christmas menu or import a Christmas image and Christmas song as background music.

Step 3. Burn Disc


Go to tab “Burn Disc” and choose “DVD Video Disc” from output format. If you want to play the Slideshow DVD on TV, you need to choose “NTSC” or “PAL” under “TV System”. Also you can choose 4:3 or 16:9 TV aspect ratio.

Then click “Burn Now” to start to burn slideshow DVD.

Best songs for Christmas slideshows

In the Christmas Season, Christmas music is played everywhere, in stores, in streets to boost the festival’s atmosphere. So I am thinking that there must be many people who are searching for Christmas songs for celebration. Or some people need popular Christmas songs to create a music Christmas photo slideshow for showcasing favorite photos.

For Christmas celebration, it sounds a good idea to create a Christmas photo slideshow with music and themes. Photo Slideshow Director HD is designed to create kinds of photo slideshows, like Christmas photo slideshow, wedding photo slideshow, birthday slideshow etc.

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Photo Slideshow Director HD

List of  Christmas songs for slideshow

1. Jingle Bell Rock

2.Santa Claus Is Coming to Town

3. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

4.Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

5. It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

6. I’ll Be Home for Christmas

7. Silver Bells

8. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

9. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

10. Do They Know It’s Christmas

11. We Wish You a Merry Christmas

12. All I Want for Christmas Is You

13. Carol of the Bells

14. Frosty the Snowman

15. Merry Christmas Everyone

Create a Christmas Photo Slideshow on iPad

Christmas is approaching. It is a time to spend together with family, send and receive gifts. How to add color to your Christmas festival this year? It sounds a good idea to create a  slideshow to showcase your favorite and precious photos with Christmas themes and songs.

Photo Slideshow Director HD is an slideshow app for iPad, which enables you to create kinds of slideshows with your precious photos. You can use it to create dazzling Christmas Photo Slideshow, Wedding Photo Slideshow, Graduation Slideshow, Birthday Slideshow and etc.

Christmas Photo Slideshow made by Photo Slideshow Director HD:

For creating a slideshow for Christmas celebration, you can choose a Christmas theme and add Christmas songs. The app has all features to create a stunning photos slideshow, such as dynamic 3D transitions, customized pan&zoom effects. One of the most attractive features is its powerful Photo Editor function, which can help fix photos and make photos perfect. With its photos editor, you can add filter effects, crop photos, apply enhancing and sharpness effects, eliminate red eyes etc.

Step-by-step guides to make a Christmas photo slideshow: