How to make a terrific home movie with family pictures

A best way to preserve the best memories of your family is to make a home movie. Take pictures or film videos for your family members, or collect all the meaning photos together, then create a family movie DVD for generations to preserve and share memorable family stories.

Learn how to use DVD Photo Slideshow to make a wonderful home movie DVD


1. Windows  computer with DVD burner

2. Family pictures

3. DVD Photo Slideshow  (Free Download Link)

4. DVD Disc

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: Varies

1.  Import photos and videos

Run DVD Photo Slideshow on your computer. Click Organize Photos-> Album Photo, and drag photos / videos into the main screen. You can organize photos by dragging and dropping.  If you like, you can click Text button to add narrative or quotes on photos.


2. Personalize movie with transitions, music and theme

DVD Photo Slideshow allows you to  customize your home movie with transitions, one or multiple songs, a theme. There are various transitions for choosing, also you can select a beautiful theme for your movie. Add one or more songs as the movie background music, if you like you can record sound and use it.

personalize home movie

3.  Select a DVD menu and Preview

Go to DVD Menus tab, you can select a menu template, and customize the menu with background image, background music , title and more.

home movie dvd menu

4. Create a home movie

Switch to Burn Disc tab, and select DVD Video Disc to make a home movie DVD. Also you can save it on your computer in different video formats, such as mp4, mpg, avi, etc.

create home movie

5. Watch and share it

After making a home movie DVD, you can play it on DVD player or TV with a DVD player. If you want to share it on YouTube, Facebook, iPad, iPhone or Android device, you can save the movie in a correct format first, then upload it to Facebook / YouTube, or transfer it to iPad / iPhone / Android device.