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Turn Photos into Video on iPhone

Whether it is wedding ceremony, baby’s first step, Christmas gettogether, or birthday party, so many splendid moments in life should not be just still pictures saved on your iPhone. With Photo Slideshow Director HD Pro, you can turn still photos into dynamic video directly on your iPhone, making splendid moments flow, instantly.

To turn photos into video on iPhone:

1. Download and install Photo Slideshow Director HD Pro onto your iPhone

download photo slideshow director hd pro from app store

2. Add photos

Open Photo Slideshow Director HD. Tap “New” to create a new project. Then tap “Photo” to add photos to the project. You can add photos from iPhone Camera Roll. Or you can import photos from web albums including Facebook album, Flickr album, Picasa Web Album, Dropbox, Microsoft SkyDrive, and Instagram.

add photos

3. Add background music

Tap “Music” to access your iPad music library. Then you just tap to add one or more songs to the project. Tap the added music in the timeline to prompt the background music list, where you can play music, delete music and arrange music order.

4. Encode photo slideshow into video

Tap the gear icon in the upper right corner of the main screen, where you can choose MPEG-4 (.mp4) or QuickTime Movie (.mov) as the output format for the photo slideshow.

choose output format

Then tap “Export” and choose to encode the slideshow into a video file to be saved to iPhone Photo Library.

encode slideshow to video

Photo Slideshow Director HD Pro also lets you apply theme and transitions, set Pan & Zoom, add text and subtitles, specify photo duration and transition duration, insert blank slides, edit photos, and more. Below is the link to the full user guide:

Photo Slideshow Director HD Pro User Guide

40 Spooky Halloween Songs

Treat or trick? The Halloween is just here. Whether you are going to host a costume party, play a prank, or make a scary Halloween slide show, you may need some songs to go with it. Here is a list of 40 spooky Halloween songs you can choose from.

No. Name Artist
1 Running with the Devil Van Halen
2 Misguided Ghosts Paramore
3 Ghost Riders in the Sky the Outlaws
4 Devil’s Right Hand Johnny Cash
5 The Dance of the Vampires Jim Steinman
6 Devil with the Blue Dress Mitch Rider
7 Witchcraft Frank Sinatra
8 Somebody’s Watching Me Rockwell
9 Witch’s Promise Jethro Tull
10 There’s A Ghost In My House R. Dean Taylor
11 Night on Bald Mountain the Cincinnati Symphony
12 Witches Monster Magnet
13 Ghost Town The Specials
14 Friend of the Devil Grateful Dead
15 Devil’s Dance Metallica
16 This House Is Haunted Alice Cooper
17 Welcome to My Nightmare Ronnie James
18 Wicked Annabella The Kinks
19 Season of the Witch Donovan
20 Swamp Witch Jim Stafford
21 Devil’s Waltz the Disco Biscuits
22 Rebel With A Ghost Sons and Daughters
23 Don’t Fear the Reaper Blue Oyster Cult
24 Witch Queen of New Orleans Redbone
25 Surfin’ Dead The Cramps
26 Haunted Poe
27 A Nightmare on My Street D.J. Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince
28 Thriller Michael Jackson
29 Halloween Siouxsie & The Banshees
30 Is There A Ghost Band of Horses
31 Dead Man’s Party Oingo Boingo
32 Love Song for A Vampire Annie Lennox
33 Highway to Hell AC/DC
34 Witch Doctor David Seville
35 This Is Halloween Marilyn Manson
36 Ghosts Michael Jackson
37 Halloween on the Barbary Coast The Flaming Lips
38 Ghoul’s Dance Robert Walsh
39 Hypnotized Fleetwood Mac
40 Ghostbusters Ray Parker Jr.

Source from http://mac-dvd.dvd-photo-slideshow.com/top-40-halloween-songs.html

Photo Slideshow Director HD Pro Guide (5) – Output Slideshow

Photo Slideshow Director HD ProPhoto Slideshow Director HD Pro lets you create slideshow movie with photos, music, transitions, theme, and more directly on iPad with ease. You can also save your slide show to photo library as a video file, upload the slideshow video to Dropbox or SkyDrive, share your slide show movie on YouTube or Facebook, and transfer the slideshow video file to computer or another iPad/iPhone/iPod device via Wifi. You can even stream the slide show to HDTV or Apple TV.

Photo Slideshow Director HD Pro is available on the iTunes App Store. It is compatible with iOS 5, iOS 6 and the new iOS 7. Below is the iTunes preview link:

download photo slideshow director hd pro from app store


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10. Output slideshow

When your slide show is ready, you can choose to play it on HDTV / AirPlay, or encode it into a video file for saving to Photo Library, uploading to Dropbox or Microsoft SkyDrive, sharing to YouTube or Facebook, or transferring to computer via Wifi.

output slideshow

To stream the slideshow video to Apple TV, you need to turn on Apple TV and double click the Home button to enable AirPlay Mirroring.

You can also connect your iPad and HDTV with Apple Digital AV Adaptor and HDMI cable to get the slideshow movie playing on HDTV.

hdtv airplay

Before encoding the slide show into a movie file, you can choose the output video format first. Tap the gear icon in the top right corner of the interface to go to the pop-up Options window.

options

Then you can select either MPEG-4 (.mp4) or QuickTime Movie (.mov) as the output video format.

output video format

You can also write title and description and select video resolution (Medium – 360p, Large – 540p or HD – 720p) for the output slideshow movie.

export-to-video

Done.

Photo Slideshow Director HD Pro Guide (4) – Edit Photo

Photo Slideshow Director HD ProWith Photo Slideshow Director HD Pro, you can easily make photo music slideshow movies on iPad with transitions, theme, text, subtitle, Pan & Zoom, effects, etc. There are also options to add blank slides, rearrange slide order, save slides, sort slides, and more.

Photo Slideshow Director HD Pro is available on the iTunes App Store. It is compatible with iOS 5, iOS 6 and the new iOS 7. Below is the iTunes preview link:

download photo slideshow director hd pro from app store


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9. Edit Photo

Add Text

Tap the pencil icon (the fifth icon) to go to the editing options. Then you can add text to the current slide.

add text

Add Subtitle

You can also add subtitle to the current slide.

add subtitle

Photo Editor

There is also a built-in photo editor tool which offers a variety of photo editing functions.

photo editor

Pan & Zoom

pan and zoom

Save Current Slide

save-slide


Tap a slide in the time icon and then tap the pencil icon. You will see there are 4 icons in the pop-up row.

edit slide

The list icon (the first icon) lets you arrange the photo order. The delete icon (the second icon) lets you delete the current slide. The third icon is for Pan & Zoom settings and the fourth one goes to the Photo Editor.

Arrange Photo Order

To change the slide order, you can directly hold the slide in the timeline to prompt it. Then you can move forwards or backwards to change its order.

Or you can sort the photos by either file name or date created.

sort slides

Randomize the photo order by tapping the Shuffle button.

shuffle slides

You can also enable the Delete option to delete unwanted slides.

delete slides

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Photo Slideshow Director HD Pro Guide (3) – Set Theme and Transition

Photo Slideshow Director HD ProPhoto Slideshow Director HD Pro provides dozens of theme styles and transition effects for you to choose from. You can apply your favorite theme and transition to personalize your slideshow.

Photo Slideshow Director HD Pro is available on the iTunes App Store. It is compatible with iOS 5, iOS 6 and the new iOS 7. Below is the iTunes preview link:

download photo slideshow director hd pro from app store


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7. Set Theme

Tap the zoom icon (the third icon) to go to the theme list. There are 13 theme styles for you to choose from.

set theme

You can customize the theme background image by tapping the “Customize” button. Photo Slideshow Director HD Pro lets you either pick one of the default optimized pictures or choose one photo from your Camera Roll as the background image.

customize theme background

8. Set Transition

By default, transition effects will be randomly applied to the slides in the timeline. You can tap the dice icon to select your favorite transition effect from the pop-up transitions list. There are dozens of transition effects of choice.

apply transitions

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