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How to Create Photo Slideshow Video for YouTube
"I have some pictures that I want to put into a youtube video, but I don't know how to do that. I have a Mac if that changes anything. Do I need a special program? Also I wanted a put a song in the video, so how would I do that too?"
To create a YouTube slideshow video, the best and easiest software to use is Photo Slideshow Maker for Mac. This piece of slideshow software lets you make a slide show of your photos and encode the slideshow into video with ease. You can add music to the slideshow, apply transitions, choose theme, set Pan & Zoom, and more.
Now let me show how you can create photo slideshow video for YouTube using this Mac slideshow maker.
1. Download and install Photo Slideshow Maker onto your Mac
Photo Slideshow Maker works with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.9 Mavericks. Below is the download link:
2. Add photos and music
In the Images tab, you will be able to browse all the photos in your Mac. You can drag photos from iPhoto library or other folders in your Mac hard drive to the timeline.
Switch to the Music tab, and you will be able to add music from GarageBand or iTunes library to the timeline. You can load songs from other folders in your Mac hard drive as well.
3. Set theme and transition
Click the Theme tab, and you can select a theme for your slideshow. You can also click the Customize button and select a background image for the theme.
By default, the transition effects will be applied randomly and marked as dice icons. You can click the dice icon and select the transition effect you like. You can also choose to apply the transition to all photos.
4. Encode slideshow to YouTube video
Click menu DVD Photo Slideshow Professional -> Preferences... to go to the Options window. There you can specify the path and format (MP4 or MOV) for the output file.
To upload the slideshow video to YouTube, you can choose either MP4 or MOV as the output format.
Then click menu Share and choose Encode to Movie.
In the Share Video window, you can write title and description and set Video Size (Medium - 360, Large - 540p, HD - 720p or HD - 1080p) for the output video.
5. Upload slideshow video to YouTube
When the encoding is done, you will get the output slideshow video in the output folder specified in Step 4. From there, you can upload the slideshow video to YouTube and share with your friends.comments powered by Disqus