Wondering how to make a slideshow from photos?

Use Movavi Slideshow Maker!
  • Flexible: 150+ filters, 100+ transitions, 40+ titles
  • Easy: average time for making a slideshow is 5 minutes
  • Fast: get the result right away – no need to wait
  • Secure: no need to upload your own photos online

Download the program and follow the instructions below

How to Create a Slideshow

Movavi Slideshow Maker is a handy program that enables you to turn your photo albums into stunning movies. It’s a powerful and easy-to-use tool for making and editing your own slideshows in no time. With Movavi Slideshow Maker, you can easily make a slideshow today – just download the program and follow the simple steps below.

Install the Software

Open the executable file and install Movavi Slideshow Maker, following the on-screen instructions.

Choose your Working Mode

There are two ways to work with Movavi Slideshow Maker. Choose Create a montage in easy mode and the program will guide you through making a photo movie in four easy steps. Choose Create a project in full feature mode to take control of the creative process with lots of adjustable settings and options. Make your selection and proceed to the next step.

Make Your Slideshow

Upload Photos

In the Files tab, click the +Files button and choose the images to include in your slideshow. You can also click +Folders to add entire folders of photos. Once you’ve added the images, you can change the order in which they appear by dragging them around; you can also remove slides by clicking the appropriate icon on each image.

Add Music

Open the Music tab. Click +Music to upload the music of your choice. You can also use one of the built-in audio files.

Join Slides with Transitions

Open the Transitions tab. Select the transition style that you like the best, or click No transitions.

Preview Your Slideshow

Open the Preview tab. Click Fit to music length to adjust your video to the duration of the music. Check the Fit to frame box to remove the black bars from your photos and videos. Play your slideshow in the preview window by clicking the appropriate icon.

When you're ready to save your photo movie, go to the Export tab, click Save the video and go to step 4 below.

Import Files

Click Add Media Files and select the pictures you want to use in your slideshow. You can add not only photos, but also any video fragments that you find useful. All the clips you add will be automatically transferred to the timeline. Alternatively, you can simply drag and drop your files into the working area.

Add Transitions

Continue creating your slideshow by adding stylish transitions between the frames to create a flow for your movie – there are dozens to choose from. Go to the Transitions tab shown in the screen image, find the styles you like, and drag-and-drop them onto the working area between the slides. You can also click on the little icon shown in the screen image to automatically add transitions to all the clips at once.

Add Music and Titles

Once you’ve added and adjusted your transitions, it’s time to upload some music. Return to the Import tab, click Add Media Files, and choose the desired music file. It will be transferred to the Audio Track on the timeline automatically.

Finally, add captions and credits to your movie. Click the Titles tab on the left to open the title collection, then drag and drop the one you want onto the timeline.

To edit a title, double-click it on the timeline or in the Preview Area. Then double-click the text box in the Preview Area and enter the text you want to include in your photo slideshow. To change title settings, double-click the title on the timeline and then specify text parameters like font, size, and color in the preview window. To save the changes, click Apply.

То save your movie, click Export and go to the step 4 below.

4. Save Your Slideshow as a Video

In the export window, select the appropriate option from the tabs at the top of the window. Choose Save Video File or, for example, Save for Devices, depending on how you plan to use the video. If you want to upload your video to YouTube, click the Upload to YouTube tab. You can also prepare your slideshow for online sharing by saving it as WebM, MP4 or OGV, since these formats are compatible with HTML5. Once you’ve specified the save parameters, click Start.

To create a DVD slideshow, use Movavi Video Suite for Windows. This software package includes an application for burning DVD and Blu-ray discs, a powerful video and audio converter, a screen capture app, and more.

 

Movavi Slideshow Maker

An easy-to-use, yet efficient slideshow making program

  • Create a slideshow with music in 3 simple steps
  • Join slides with dynamic transitions
  • Add stylish animated titles
  • Adjust color, enhance picture quality