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How to create a slideshow and burn it to DVD on Mac

You have a lot of pictures on your Mac computer and want to watch these pictures on TV or DVD player with music and transitions. Then you may need to make a slideshow DVD. In this article, I will show you how to create a slideshow from your photos and burn it to DVD.

1. Create a slideshow with your images on Mac

To create a slideshow, we recommend HD Slideshow Maker, which is a professional slideshow maker for Mac. It can create a HD slideshow with music, transitions, theme and encode the slideshow to a movie file. Also you can upload the slideshow movie to Facebook and YouTube directly.

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HD Slideshow Maker is a very easy-to-use software. You just need to add photos and music to the app, choose an album theme, sync slideshow to music. A slideshow is finished. The software will automatically apply transitions to photos. Also you can arrange transitions by clicking the Transition icon between photo thumbnails.

Then click Share icon and choose Movie File/HDTV to save the slideshow as a video on Mac hard drive.  Also you can upload the slideshow to YouTube and Facebook directly.

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HD Slideshow Maker

2. Burn a slideshow DVD on Mac

For Mac with Snow Leopard to Mountain Lion without iDVD, you can use Burn to burn the slideshow made in step1 to DVD. Burn is a Free DVD Burner for Mac OS X which can be an alternative of iDVD.

Burn is a simple DVD burner for Mac. Import the slideshow to Burn, it will convert slideshow format to a compatible mpg, then burn it to DVD easily.

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If your Mac is pre-installed with iDVD, you can use iDVD to burn the slideshow to DVD. Apple does not include iDVD in new Mac from Snow Leopard. So if your Mac is with 10.5 version OS X(Leopard) or lower, iDVD will be a good choice to burn a slideshow to DVD.