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How to Make a DVD with Pictures and Music with 2 Ways

When it comes to making presentations with slideshows, it is important to add music. Slideshow with music is more attractive to people who have to view the slideshow. All your photos into an attractive presentation. In that case, a photo slideshow with music will set the right tone and put your viewers in the right mood. However, it's sometimes not possible for you to play the digital slideshow, such as on the exhibition. At this moment, you may want to know how to make a DVD with music and pictures, because DVD disc is supported in almost any business occasions. In this article, we'll introduce several helpful ways for you to make a DVD slideshow with pictures and music.

Part 1. How to make a DVD with Music and Pictures Using DVD Creator

If you are wondering how to make a DVD with pictures and music, then we highly recommend Wondershare DVD Creator. The software is perfect for creating high-quality DVD slideshows using pictures and music. Wondershare DVD Creator makes the entire process easy, which enables you to make DVD slideshows with pictures and music in easy steps. The following guide will show you how to make a DVD with pictures and music using Wondershare DVD Creator.

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How to Make a DVD with Pictures and Music Using Wondershare DVD Creator

Step 1 Choose the DVD disc type

When you open Wondershare DVD creator you can choose between Create a Blu-ray(BDMV) Disc slideshow or Create a DVD Video Disc slideshow. Select the DVD option as an example.

Choose video disc type

Step 2 Import Photos to Burn Slideshow with Background Music

You will get a blank screen when you first start out. To add images click on the + icon under the Source tab. As you add images, the left column will display their thumbnails.

Add photos to create DVD slideshow

Step 3 Edit Photos to Make Photo Slideshow

Each picture you add has a pencil icon in the corner. Click on the pencil icon to start editing the picture. You can apply effects, set transition, add text and background music to the pictures.

Edit photos

Step 4 Add Background Music to DVD Slideshow

This is the crucial step you need to complete to turn photos into DVD slideshow with music. Click on the music tab and click on the music icon to add background music. Choose songs which most suitable for your slideshow and click OK to confirm.

Add background music

Step 5 Customize DVD Slideshow Menu Layout

You can customize the DVD menu using a wide range of templates. If you are not happy with these choices, then you can download some more by clicking on the download icon.

Customize DVD menu layout

Step 6 Customize Slideshow Background Music

Now is the time to add the finishing touches to your DVD slideshows with music. Click the music icons upon the menu preview window and a Customize Background Music window will open. You can not only customize the background music of the menu but change background pictures, add text/thumbnail, create chapters, using the editing options below.

Add finishing touches

Step 7 Preview the Slideshow with Background Music

Click on the Preview tab to see how the finished product looks. If you are not happy with the result, simply click on the previous tabs to make changes.

Preview photo slideshow

Step 8 Burn DVD Photo Slideshow with Music

The final step is to turn photos into DVD slideshow with music. Click on Burn tab and a Burn Settings window will appear. Choose Burn to disc or Save as ISO files as you wish, finish the Disc label and other parameters and click Burn button, Wondershare DVD Creator will create your slideshow DVD.

Burn DVD photo slideshow

Part 2. How to Make a DVD Slideshow with Pictures and Music for Free Using Windows Media Player

If you are wondering how to make a DVD slideshow with pictures and music for free using Windows Media Player, then this part will be helpful. Although Windows Media Player does not have many editing functions, it is still useful for adding background music. The reasons why Windows Media Player can be used for making a DVD slideshow with music and pictures are listed below:

  • No need to pay for this built-in program.
  • Simple user interface, and easy to handle by beginners.
  • Uses local resources to make an attractive slideshow.
  • Great for people who have no interest in learning specialist software.

The following steps will introduce you how to make a DVD with music and pictures using Windows Media Player in detailed steps.

Step 1 Navigate to the Pictures+Videos option on the main menu. Select Pictures + Videos to go to the next step.

Step 2 In the Pictures Library, go to the slideshow option and select Create Slideshow option.

Step 3 Before creating a photo slideshow with music, you must first name the slideshow.

Step 4 You must now choose the pictures that will make up your DVD slideshows with music. To select pictures from a local computer disk, choose Picture Library. Click on Next.

Step 5 Before selecting the background music, you have the option to review and edit the slideshow.

Step 6 Now you must choose the background music for the picture slideshow with music. Click on Music Library to choose a song from your local drive and click Next.

Step 7 Browse through your local music library to select songs for the slideshow. Select your songs and click Next.

Step 8 You can review the playlist if you are happy with the final results to click on Create.

Step 9 Once the slideshow is complete, it will be stored in the Slideshow. Select the slideshow and click on Play Slide Show to see your final work.

Step 10 If you ever feel the need to make changes, it can be done by going to Tasks > Pictures > Slide Shows. Choose from an array of editing options, like changing the order of pictures, timing, and background color. You even have the option to display information about the background music.

Part 3. Make Photo Slideshow Easily Online with Music

Wondershare VidAir is an online slideshow maker that can easily make photos or video clips to slideshow within minutes. You don't need to download any software and open it from your browser. It provides creative templates for your inspiration, and text effects, stickers, background music, free video and images to make your slideshow video stand out. 400+ free music can be used for your slideshow. You can change the order of each scene easily by dragging and dropping. Try it now as the following steps.

Step 1: Open the template page from your Chrome/Safari/Firefox browser, and choose a template as you like. Click it and hit on the Use This Template button to continue.

Step 2: Change the video/image by searching or uploading, choose the background music from the Audio tab. You can also customize the text effects and stickers.

Step 3: Preview the slideshow you've created now, and click on the Export button to generate the photos to slideshow video and download it.

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Final Words

Once you are done with the above processes, you ought to make it clear which method is better for you to make a DVD slideshow with pictures and music. Wondershare DVD Creator makes it easier to make DVD slideshow with pictures and music, and it also helps you to burn videos to DVD, or back up files to DVD discs.

Christine Smith

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