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Slideshow DVD Creator User Manual

Slideshow DVD Creator can help you create professional-looking slideshows in minutes. And can export the slideshows to mov/ mp4, burn it to DVD or upload it to Facebook/ Youtube for sharing. Also you can enjoy the mov/ mp4 slideshow files on your iPad/ iPhone or other mobile photos.

1. Launch Slideshow DVD Creator

Download and install Slideshow DVD Creator on your Mac computer. When you run it, you can see the following main sreen.

run mac slideshow dvd creaot

2. Add Images

Click the “Images” icon on left top side, you can select photos from iPhoto and listed Folders. If you have just put photos in a new folder that is not listed, drag the folder from your computer to “FOLDERS” list. Click the folder and you will see photos displayed under folder area. Select photos and drag them into the software.

add images

3. Organize photos

Arrange Photo Order: You can arrange photo order by dragging and dropping. Also you can arrange photos by clicking this icon, and arrange photos in “Arrange Photo Order” window by dragging. To delete photos, you just need to select them and press “DEL” key.

arrange photos on mac
Delete Photos: You have two ways to delete photos. Way 1, slect photos from the photo list at bottom of the screen, and click the trash candelete slides. Way 2, read Arrange Photo Order guide above to delete photos.

Set Time For Slides and Transitions: The default time for all slides is 4 second, and 2 second for transitions. However, according to needs, you can set different time for each slide / transition, or set same time for all slides / transitions.

    • Set time for each slide / transition: Select the photo / transition that you want to set time, and double-click the time below. Set time by dragging “Photo Show Duration” and “Transition Duration” timeline.

change slide time

  • Set time for all slides / transitions: Click “Options” icon, then drag “Time for each photo” and “Time for transition effect” timeline to set time duration for all slides and transitions.

set slides transition time

4. Add and Organize background music

You can add multiple songs as background music. It allows you to organize music and sync slideshow to music.

Add Songs: Click the Music iconmusicto add music from iTunes or folders on your Mac. If the folder that contains songs does not appear in the “FOLDERS” list, you can drag the folder to “FOLDERS” area. Click the folder name from “FOLDERS” list and drag songs into the software. After adding songs, you can see the music listed at the bottom of the sreen(below photo thumbnails).

Organize Songs: Click the added music name to bring up “Background music” window. You can play, delete, add and arrange music.

add song to slideshow
Sync Slideshow To Music: To make slideshow time match music time, you may need to sync slideshow to music. You have two ways to do this. Way1. Click the “Options”, in “Slideshow Settings” area, Click “Sync Music & Slideshow” button. Way2. Click the clock icon sync, then click “Sync Music and Slideshow” button.

sync slideshow and music

5. Choose Themes

The program provides kinds of themes for choosing to customize your slideshow. Click the “Theme” icon and select a theme for your slideshow. You can also customize it with a beautiful background image.


6. Change Transitions

The software can apply random transitions between slides. However you can change them. Click the dice icondicebetween two photos and select transition effects. You can change transitions one by one. Also you can set the same transitions to all slides.

Apply one transition to all slides: Selct a transition, check “Apply to All Photos” and click “Set” button,


7. Add Text

It will be fun to tell your photo stories by adding text. Click “Slideshow -> Add Text” from the top menu bar, enter text in “Edit Text” window, then you can customize font, color, size and roation for text. You just need to click and drag the text to the place where you want to put it.

add text on slideshow

8. Design pan & zoom effects

Click “Slideshow -> Add Text” from the top menu bar, you will see Pan & zoom window. Scale and rotate a photo to set the start and end frame. Preview the effect by clicking “Play” button.

customize pan and zoom

9. Set DVD Menu

Click “DVD Menu” from the left panel, you will see DVD Menu window. There you can enter DVD Title, subtitle into the DVD menu, and you can also select theme from “DVD Menu Theme”, we have prepared some for you. Also you can set background music by clicking the “Select Music” button.

set dvd menu

10. Preview the slideshow

Before outputing the slideshow, you can preview it. Click the “Play” button to preview the slideshow.

11. Set TV system and DVD Video Aspect

You need to select TV system and DVD video aspect before burning a slideshow to DVD for playing on TV. Click “Options”, in “Slideshow Setting” window, slect TV System from NTSC and PAL, and select DVD Video Aspect from 16:9 and 4:3.

dvd for tv setting

12. Burn a slideshow to DVD

Insert a DVD disc into Mac. Click the “Burn DVD” button, in “Burn Disc” window, click “Burn” button to begin burning the slideshow to DVD. After the burning is finished, you can play it on TV or DVD player.

burn slideshow to dvd

13. Output the slideshow to a video file

Besides burning slideshow to DVD, you can output it to a mp4 or mov video.

Video Output Setting:To specify video output format and video format, click “Slideshow DVD Creator” in left top corner of your Mac screen,

Create A Video: Click “Share -> Encode to Movie” from top menu bar, in “Share Video” window, enter title and description, select Video size(such as 1080p). Finally click “OK” , the program will begin to encode the slideshow to a video file.

video setting create video slideshow

User Manualdownload pdf

Transfer photos from Android to PC and create slideshows

Have an Android smartphone or tablet and wonder how to share photos on your Android device?  In this tutorial , I would like to share how to transfer photos to PC from Android device and create a slideshow for sharing with friends.

How to transfer photos from Android phone / tablet to PC ?

android-wifi-transfer-to-pcWireless Transfer App for Android is a Free app on Google Play Store. It can help you transfer photos between Android and computer, between Android device and iOS device over WiFi.

With WiFi Transfer App, you can:

1. Move photos from one Android device to another
2. Transfer photos from Android device to iPhone / iPad / iPod
3. Move photos from iPhone / iPad / iPod to Android device
4. Download Android device to computer
5. Upload photos from computer to Android devices

You can get the app from Google Play Store free.

How to create a slideshow on your PC with photos?

DVD Photo Slideshow is a professional slideshow maker for Windows PC. With its kinds of effects, such as dynamic transitions and pan & zoom, themes, art-clips and more, you can easily make an amazing slideshow in minutes.

Free Download DVD Photo Slideshow

The program is very easy to use. You can make an eye-catching slideshow with three easy steps: Organize photos, Choose menus and Output slideshows.

create slideshow with android photos

How to share an Android photo slideshow?

DVD Photo Slideshow allows you to share a slideshow in different ways, such as burning to DVD for watching on DVD player and TV,  creating videos for YouTube, Facebook, iPad, iPhone, PSP, Android device, etc.

With DVD Photo Slideshow, you can convert Android photos a video slideshow and burn it onto DVD, then watch it on TV or DVD player.

You can also output a slideshow as a video format and share it to Facebook, YouTube, MySpace, iPad, iPhone and more.

How to play a video slideshow on TV endlessly

Can I create a video slideshow and burn it to DVD, and make the slideshow play on TV endlessly?

Playing a slideshow with music, transitions, pan / zoom is the trend of sharing and viewing pictures. No matter on a birthday party or wedding ceremony, a slideshow can boost the atmosphere of celebration.  In this article, I would like to share how to set a video slideshow to make it play on TV in a loop endlessly.

To play a video slideshow on TV, you may need to copy it onto a DVD. If you have an iPad(or iPhone, iPod), you can airplay a slideshow on TV from iOS device.

1. Make a  slideshow DVD and repeat it on TV


DVD Photo Slideshow allows you easily create a video slideshow with your own pictures and music, and burn it to DVD. Most importantly, it is available to set a slideshow to play repeatedly.

Step1. Import photos and personalize your slideshow with kinds of effects

Add your photos and music into the program, customize the video slideshow with transitions, texts, pan & zoom effects, theme and more.  The software provides over 300 transitions, various themes for choosing.

Step2. Select a DVD menu and set the slideshow looping option

Click DVD Menus tab and choose a menu for your DVD. You can customize the menu with background image and music, etc.

To loop the video slideshow, you need to do as follows.

Click “Menu Navigator”, in “DVD Menu Navigator” area, check use “DVD menu”, and select “play current album repeatedly” from “After playing over current album”

After selecting the “play current album repeatedly“, the DVD slideshow  will play in a continuously loop on TV or DVD player.

create looping tv slideshow

select play current album repeated

Step3. Burn the slideshow to DVD and play it on TV in a loop

Switch to “Burn Disc” tab, select “DVD Video Disc” as the output format, and click  “Burn Now” to burn the looping slideshow to DVD.

After burning is finished, you can play the looping slideshow DVD

2. Make a looping slideshow and airplay it to TV from iPad

With an iPad / iPhone / iPod,  you can use Photo Slideshow Director HD to make a looping slideshow, then stream it to TV via Airplay.

The slideshow software for iOS devices enables you to  create a stunning slideshow within minutes. Import your photos and music into the app, customize it with transitions, pan / zoom effects, theme, text and other effects.  Then a slideshow is ready to present.

To make a looping slideshow on iPad, you just need to turn on a switch.

loop slideshow on tv

Learn step-by-step guide to play the looping slideshow on TV

How do photographers use DVD Photo Slideshow

As a photographer, you may be a master of  taking nice pictures. However, you should also know how to share and showcase your masterpieces with clients and friends. In the following, lets’ learn how to use DVD Photo Slideshow to show your photographs and wow your clients and audience .

slideshow dvd for photographer

What photographers are saying:

1. I am wedding photographer. Every time I send wedding slideshow DVDs to my customers, they give me positive feedback. Their good comments make my business better and better. Thanks to developers of DVD Photo Slideshow.

This is an email from one of customers who is working in wedding slideshow DVD.

2. DVD Photo Slideshow is an awesome slideshow maker. I am a  freelance photographer. In my free time, I would like to capture every beauty with my camera. Then I share my favorites photographs with friends and family. The program works well, I use it to make slideshow DVDs for watching on TV with family. Besides making photo DVD, I use it to create videos and publish to YouTube and Facebook for sharing with friends. My slideshows can always wow friends and family.

3.  Every single of my clients is excited about the slideshow , they end up sharing the slideshows with their friends and family.  That makes me fulfilled.

Why use DVD Photo Slideshow

1. Unlimited photos: Make slideshow DVDs or video slideshows with as many pictures as you like. There is no photo number limitation.

2.  HD quality: Burn photos onto DVD with various effects at high quality, your photos will look great when being displayed on big-screen TV with a DVD player.

3. Easy steps to produce video slideshows: You can create a stunning slideshow with the program. Three easy steps to make a slideshow DVD – Add photos and videos, select a DVD menu and burn slideshow to DVD or output a video.

4.  Multiple songs in a slideshow: Merge several songs in a slideshow presentation to tell a story using photos and songs.

5. Kinds of slideshow effects: Personalize slideshows with dynamic transitions and pan & zoom effects, texts, subtitles, art-clips, etc.