How do I make a slideshow with music on a Mac? How to create a music Slideshow on a Mac for YouTube? Apple Mac? You can use iPhoto and iMovie, which come with your Mac. With iPhoto, you can create a slideshow file and arrange photos and add music to the slideshow, then export to QuickTime movie files, further edited in iMovie or burned directly to DVD-Video discs using iDVD. This seems a complicated process. Anything easier way that can help us making a Slideshow on a Mac for YouTube directly just with a single utility.
Wondershare Fantashow for Mac is a professional Mac Photo Slideshow that designed for Mac users to create an eye-catching showcase for your photos and video that your friends and family will cherish and cheer after a vacation or reunion. Just drag in your photos, video and music, drop in a few of the array of built-in themes and your memories are transformed into Hollywood-style movies you can share on DVD, YouTube, Facebook, Mac HD, all your iDevices and more.
Make a fantastic slideshow on Mac with photos, videos and audios
- 18 stunning themes instantly animate your photos and videos, including 3D themes.
- One-click to enhance your photos, videos and music.
- Add animated captions in 1 click with built-in text effects.
- 40 Intro/Credit/Blank clips make your shows more funny and attractive.
- Easily import media files from iPhoto, iTunes and GarageBand
Share your slideshow virtually anywhere
- YouTube - Directly upload shows on YouTube and Facebook.
- iDVD - Work seamlessly with iDVD to burn your fantastic shows to DVD.
- iTunes - Export to iTunes library for easy playback on Mac.
- Apple Device - Premiere your movies on iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Apple TV.
- Macintosh HD - Save either standard or high definition movies to Mac hard disk.
Requirements: Fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), 10.6 and 10.5
Whole process of making a fantastic slideshow on a Mac:
Download and install this easiest yet powerful Photo Slideshow Maker for Mac
By dragging and dropping, you could export Apple-esque slideshows to share on YouTube, TV, Mac, and Apple devices.
- Import photos, audios and videos to your project
This Mac Slideshow Maker comes with a Media Browser for you to easily import media files to your project. Click the Media Browser icon to turn it on or off. When the media(photos, audios & videos) is added to the storyboard, drag and drop specific slide to arrange it. If you want to remove the media files, just drag them out to delete.
- Change styles of Slideshow
When you import photos and videos, styles will be automatically applied. There are 18 Styles (themes) for you to choose. Simply drag and drop desired style to replace the original one. You are free to drag photo/video from one style to another.
If you want to increase the number of clips in a style, just mouse over a style and click the setting icon then the following dialog comes out.
- Editing Slideshow on Mac
Fantashow for Mac enables you to make basic editing to photos, videos and audios. Double click on desired photos or videos, or hit on edit button after highlighted target to open up editing dialog. Hit "Return" to confirm and "Restore" to give up changes.
- Share Slideshow on YouTube
Want to upload your Slideshow to YouTube for sharing? OK, go to "Share" menu on top, and select YouTube tab, type your YouTube account and password, as well as the YouTube video description and tags. Then click "Export" to upload your shows to YouTube (simultaneously on Facebook if necessary) directly. And you can also burn your slideshow into DVD using iDVD, export to iTunes library for management, or watch on iPod/iPhone/iPad/Apple TV.
Note: You can select suitable dimensions for your slideshow before moving forward. If the show will be watched on mobile devices, the dimensions may be change when export. For a HD shows, select 1280*720 or 1920*1080.
You could also change the duration of clips and the background of style. Check the option "Apply to all clips" to make all clips have the same duration. Only General and 3D styles allows you to change the background to pre-design paper or a local image on Mac.
Photo Editing:There are 3 panels in the photo editing windows: Caption, Crop, and Filter. The texts you typed in the text field will turn to animated after select the good looking text effects. The Crop panel lets you easily crop interesting part of the photo in 4:3, 16:9 or any aspect ratio. One-click to add special effects to your photo choosing from 15+ filter effects.
Video Editing: In the video editing panel, you can easily trim video into multiple pieces and adjust the original volume to avoid conflicting with the added background audio. The trim feature provides precise control using a submenu with adjustment circle.
Audio Editing: Click the play button to preview or trim the desired portion by clicking the scissors button.
Intro/Credit/Blank slide: To make your shows more funny and professional, Mac Photo Slideshow Maker provides many Intro, Credit and Blank slide templates. Just select Intro/Credit/Blank button, drag and drop to storyboard to apply. Intro slides could only be added to the beginning of the show, while Credit to the end of shows. Blank slides will be very useful if you want to divide your shows into several chapters. You could edit these slides like photo slides, such as adding caption and changing duration.
That's all! As far as I know, this solution is the easiest way to help you can enjoy your Apple-esque slideshows to share on YouTube, TV, Mac, and Apple devices from now on!