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How to Create Thanksgiving Slideshow on Mac
Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and on the second Monday of October in Canada. Similar celebrations are also observed in several other places around the world. It is a time to give thanks, of family gatherings and holiday meals. A time of turkeys, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. A time for Indian corn, holiday parades and giant balloons.
It is a cool idea to create slideshows in celebration of a special Thanksgiving, expressing your great gratitude to your family and friends and showcasing the important and unforgettable moments of the whole year.
To create Thanksgiving slideshows, you just let DVD Photo Slideshow help you. It is an ideal slideshow maker which features dozens of transitions, themes and menu templates. You will also be able to add background music, add text, edit individual photos, add blank slides, set Pan & Zoom effects, and more. It allows you either to encode the slideshow into a video file or to burn the slideshow onto a DVD disc.
Now let me walk you through the steps to create an HD Thanksgiving slideshow movie with DVD Photo Slideshow.
1. Download and install DVD Photo Slideshow onto your Mac
DVD Photo Slideshow 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 pictures in your Mac. You can drag and drop your family photos from iPhoto library or other folders in your Mac 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 as well. Check out this list of top 40 Thanksgiving songs.
3. Encode slideshow into 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 video file.
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.
4. Burn slideshow onto DVD
Go to the Options tab, and you can set TV system as NTSC or PAL and select DVD video aspect as 16:9 or 4:3.
Then click menu Share and choose Burn DVD. A slideshow DVD disc will be created within minutes.
To learn more about how to apply transitions, customize menu, set theme, set Pan & Zoom, specify duration, edit photos, add text, and more, please refer to the user guide of DVD Photo Slideshow for Mac.comments powered by Disqus