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DVD Photo Slideshow Professional – Create photo slideshows and export them in DVD formats and more

Someone said that no matter how poor is the information, presenting it in an interesting manner will still get you some points. If your friend has better vacation pictures to show, you can still capture the audience by showing them a neat presentation. That’s where DVD Photo Slideshow Professional (that’s a mouth full) comes in. The name should be self explaining, but if you’re a bit slow, it lets you create neat slideshows with tons of transition effects, themes and menus.

DVD Photo Slideshow Professional Review

If your Internet connection is sluggish, you should start downloading before going on vacation and by the time you get back, it should be done. The installation package is about 28 Mb large, but at least the installation itself goes without a hitch. You won’t need to install anything else or restart your PC.

Although it looks complex, you don’t need to be an advanced user in order to create a slideshow with this program. The interface works like a wizard with main buttons arranged in the order of the steps you need to take. First is the photo organizer where you browse through your folders and add images in the designated area. Here you can also choose transition effects and album themes. There’s no advanced editing required here. Everything is neatly organized so that all you have to do is to select or click and drag. The second main button lets you choose menus for the slideshow. Again, it only implies selecting a menu and a few extra, but easy options. Finally you can burn your slideshow to a DVD. If DVD Photo Slideshow looks and feels too simple, the range of output formats helps you a lot in this regard. You can burn it as a DVD video disc, Blu-ray, MPEG-4, and many more. You can even export it in a format for your iPod or other iThings.

The interface is organized very well so that you can create a more advanced slideshow in three short steps. You won’t get lost in its options, but you will get lost in its wide range of stuff you can add to your presentation.

The top menus are kind of useless. Basically, they do the same things you can do in the main interface. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The less to click on, the better. Its simplicity could make it a bit restrictive, but this software is mainly designed to be family friendly. So why not let grandpa have a crack at it?

Memories are a great thing to keep. DVD Photo Slideshow Professional lets you store them away as a DVD video disc, Blu-ray and many other formats with easy to create menus and transitions.

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How to Create Valentine Photo DVD Slideshow

Still have no idea what kind of gift to pick for your lover on Valentine’s Day? Why not invest some time and effort in creating a photo DVD slideshow to give him/her a big surprise? At the same time, he/she will probably be moved by your creativity and efforts. Here you go! It is very easy and fast to create a valentine photo slideshow with Photo DVD Burner Professional.

1. Download and Install Photo DVD Burner

Here is the download link.

Create Photo Slideshow for Valentine

2. Organize Photos

Click the Organize Photos tab in the interface of Photo DVD Burner to create one or more albums, select intimate photos of your valentine and you from a folder in your computer hard drive and add them to the album.

In the sub-tab of Album Photo, you can add or remove photos, rotate photos, set album thumbnail, arrange the order of the photos, etc.
Note: Double-click one single photo in the album and you will be able to personalize the photos (transition, Pan & Zoom, Text, ArtClips, Subtitle, Brightness / Contrast, etc) one by one in the Photo Configuration window.

Create Photo Slideshow for Valentine

Switch to the Transition & Music tab, and you can set background music (your valentine’s favorite songs), apply transition effect, specify transition duration, photo duration, randomize photo transitions, etc.

In the Album Theme tab, there are lots of album themes available for you to choose from. You may also add separate images to the beginning and end of the album, and edit album beginning title and ending title, such as text, effect, duration, background color, etc.

Also you are allowed to preview the whole album before the conversion by clicking the Album Preview button.

3. Choose Menus

Click the Choose Menus tab in the interface of Photo DVD Burner to choose a menu template for the valentine slideshow. You can also specify the background music and background image, set font style, size, color, etc to customize the menu template.

Create Valentine DVD Photo Slideshow

4. Burn Disc

Click the Burn Disc tab at the top menu to go to the conversion window. Then click the Output Format drop-down menu and choose the output format for the valentine slideshow. You can choose to burn valentine photo slideshows to DVD/Blu-ray discs or create Valentine’s Day photo slideshows movie. The following formats are available for you to choose from:

Valentine Photo Slideshows

To create valentine slideshow on an iPhone, you can download Slideshow+: Photo to Movie with Music
To create valentine slideshow on an iPad, you can download Photo Slideshow Director HD

Slideshow+ turns photos to movie with music on iPhone with ease and speed

Slideshow+: Photo to Movie with MusicSocusoft Studio has upgraded its iPhone app Slideshow+ to version 2.6. The app logo has also been updated and the app name has been changed from Slideshow+ to Slideshow+: Photo to Movie with Music as well. Meanwhile, the price of Slideshow+ has dropped from $1.99 to $0.99.

With Slideshow+, you can easily turn photos from your iPhone Camera Roll, Picasa albums, Facebook photos, Flickr photo sets into dynamic slideshow movie with your favorite music and lots of dynamic transition effects. You can export the slideshow to HD video or play the slideshow on HDTV with Apple Digital AV adaptor and HDMI cable or Apple VGA Adapter at hi-resolution of 1280×720. Slideshow+ also lets you upload the slideshow to YouTube and Facebook directly. It’s an ideal tool for you to share your photo masterpiece with family and friends on bigger HDTV screen with iPhone. It is also a great iPhone app for you to present your business photos quickly and easily.

Key Features of Slideshow+ Version 2.6

1. Export to HD movie

Encoding photo slideshow to HD MP4 movie at a very high speed with super quality. With the slideshow video saved in Camera Roll, you can export to your PC, copy to USB and plugin HDTV’s USB port and play. You can also share with your friends by sending to YouTube, Facebook etc. With AppleTV, you can Airplay the slideshow video on TV.

2. Make slideshow from Picasa,Facebook,Flickr web albums easily

If you have Picasa web alum, photos on Facebook or Flickr photo sets, Slideshow+ can build an attractive slideshow directly from your album photos in minutes. Just with a few taps.

3. Make photo slideshow video on iPhone easily

With taps and drags on iPhone, you can turn your photo collections, Picasa photos,Facebook photos,Flickr photos and music into live and dynamic slideshow with ease. With slideshow themes, you just need to add photos and music then your slideshow is ready for showing. You can also add text narration, insert blank images, adjust transition effects to customize slideshow.

4. HD full screen slideshow presentation

Slideshow+ is designed to show the best quality of your photos, all photos are processed with highest quality settings and played with best result.

5. Ready for HDTV output

Slideshow+ is ready for playing slideshow on HDTV directly. Just connect your iPhone and HDTV with Apple Digital AV adaptor and HDMI cable or Apple VGA Adapter and the slideshow will be mirrored on HDTV bigger screen with hi-resolution of 1280×720. Your photos will looks great with highest quality on big TV screen.

Slideshow+ Screenshot

Exclusive Features of Slideshow+

  • More than 60 attractive dynamic transition effects for slideshow
  • Export to 720p HD photo music video at very high speed and quality
  • Import Picasa, Facebook and Flickr web albums photo and make a slideshow with a few taps
  • Take photos and make instant photo slideshow on the go
  • Play Hi-resolution slideshow on HDTV using Apple Digital AV Adaptor or Apple VGA Adapter

What’s New in Version 2.6

  • Theme can be customized by changing background image
  • Improved the subtitle and text editing function
  • Add more background images
  • Fixed the screen ratio bug while connected with HDTV

Requirements, Availability and Pricing

Slideshow+ is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad. It requires iOS 4.1 or later. Slideshow+ is available at the Photo & Video category on the iTunes app store at and it costs only $0.99 (Reg. $1.99) to download.

Create Slideshows & Music Videos from Your iPhone & iPad

Slideshow+: Photo to Movie with Music

Slideshow+It’s hard to imagine living without a camera right in your pocket, and that device also being your phone. Seriously, mommas, admit that you are a frequent iPhone picture-taker like me. Now, without having to sync your iPhone or iPad to your computer, you can create nice picture slideshow or music videos right from your device. If you are also like me, thinking about getting the wires out to plug in your phone to your computer, waiting for them to sync, yada yada yada, seems like a chore, doesn’t it? I’d much rather sit in the bathroom while my daughter takes a bath and compose a music video in minutes, then bother with the desktop. Pretty convenient, and makes sharing stories of your family’s life fun.

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