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How to Make a Photo Slideshow with Music

Wondershare DVD Creator is also an easy-to-use slideshow maker with music and effect, which enables you to create perfect photo slideshows. Below are the detailed steps for your reference.

Step 1 Open Slideshow Maker

Run Wondershare DVD Creator and click More DVD Tools >> to access the built-in Toolbox.

go to toolbox

You can also go to Create a DVD Video disc or Create a Blu-ray(BDMV) Disc and click the top right Toolbox button to get the main interface of Toolbox.

Then hit Slideshow Maker to get the window of the built-in slideshow creator.

open slideshow maker

Step 2 Add Photos

Click add file icon to add the photos you want to trim from your local computer.

add photos to slideshow creator

Then the loaded the photo thumbnails will be displayed in sequence just as the screenshot shows.

loaded photo thumbnail

If you want to adjust the photo sequence, just select the photo and click move up icon or move down icon.

Step 3 Edit Photos

As you can see from the screenshot, Wondershare Slideshow Maker provides Effect, Transition, Text and Music 4 photo editing features.

edit photo slideshow

1. Add Effects to Photo

Click drop down icon beside Effect to select your preferred photo effect, or adjust the photo parameters like Brightness, Contrast and Saturation.

add effects to photo

2. Ajust Transition Setting

Switch to Transition tab, you'll be able to change Photo Duration or Transition Duration from the default 4 or 2 seconds to your desired duration.

adjust transition setting

In addition, you can add various transition effects to the photos. You can either click drop down icon beside Transition Effect to pick your favorite or set it Random mode.

3. Add Text to Photo

Click Text tab and enter the text you want to add on photo. After that, change Font, Color, Size or Style of the text if you need.

add text to photo

4. Add Background Music to Photo Slideshow

Go to Music tab and click add background music icon to add your favorite music to the photo slideshow.

add background music

Wondershare DVD Creator offers 3 music files and selects one as background music by default. If you want to remove background music, just click cancel background music icon as circled in the screenshot.

After that, you can choose to add Fade In, Fade Out or Auto Repeat effect to the just added music, or trim the music file to your favorite part.

trim background music

Clicking Apply to all would apply one specific photo effect, transition setting or text to the whole photo slideshow. If you're not satisfied with above photo editings, just hit Reset to cancel.

Step 4 Save Photo Slideshow

When everything is set, click ... to specify the folder to save the photo slideshow and press Save to mp4 to proceed.

specify photo slideshow folder

Within seconds, you'll get a popup window as the screenshot shows and clicking Open the file would navigate you to the photo slideshow video.

save photo slideshow to mp4

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