Slideshow – Photo slideshow, Slideshow maker

Slideshow Software

With touching music and transition effects glamouring the moving pictures, a special dedicated slideshow can make a big day bigger, a special event more special. We all have big days through our life, birthday, graduation, wedding and anniversary, ceremony, Christmas, Halloween, party, holiday, traveling and camping, memorials, and lots of special events.

Slideshows can move people that simply aren’t possible with pictures alone. With today’s easy-to-use slideshow software, we can make amazing flash slideshows with our favorite photos. And we can watch the slideshow on TV, or publish it online to share with friends.

Photo DVD Maker Pro

Photo DVD Maker Pro is picked by as the Excellent Slideshow Program. No matter you are preparing for a big day or a special event, or making a gift for someone special to you, Photo DVD Maker Pro can help you create impressive photo slideshows, with up to 1500 photos one a 4.7G DVD-R disc and background music.

It’s easy and enjoyable to use Photo DVD Maker Pro. Simply drag and drop the selected photos or pictures to the main window of Photo DVD Maker Pro, choose transition effects, add background music, select output format, and Photo DVD Maker Pro will turns your photos into beautiful slideshow.

Photo DVD Maker Pro can excellently:

  • Create and burn slideshows to DVD, VCD and SVCD for watch on TV;
  • Create slideshows to MPEG movie, FLV movie and Misc movie;
  • Create slideshow videos for uploading to YouTube and MySpace;
  • Create slideshow videos for playback on iPod, 3GP mobile phones, ARCHOS and PSP.

Some of the enriched features of Photo DVD Maker Pro include:

  • Create multiple albums in a slideshow;
  • Add your favorite music and record dubbing as background music;
  • Add video clips to the slideshow;
  • Customize transition effects;
  • Customize album theme and DVD menu;

Photo DVD Maker Pro supports JPEG, TIFF, BMP and gif image formats.

Photo DVD Maker Pro also supports adding video clips in the format of MPEG, AVI, WMV, VOB, FLV, RM/RWVB and ASF. But the video clips will be added in an independent album within the slideshow.

Users can add MP3, WAV and WMA songs as the background music for the slideshow. They can also record their voice to dub the slideshow as they wish. One thing shall be noted is that DRM protected music, such as M4P and DRM WMA, will not be added to slideshows. In this case, the DRM music shall be converted to unprotected audio formats such as MP3, unprotected WMA, ogg, open AAC, etc.

If you want to add iTunes M4P songs, protected WMA songs, or any other DRM protected music as background music of the slideshow, you can use DRM audio converter tools, such as NoteBurner Audio Converter, to convert the DRM music to MP3. Then you can import the MP3 songs as the background of the slideshow.

AnvSoft Photo Slideshow for iPod

Creating photo slideshow for iPod is simple and easy now. With AnvSoft iPod Photo Slideshow, you can make photo slideshows for playback on iPod.

AnvSoft iPod Photo Slideshow can make photo slideshow in the format of MPEG-4, which can be imported to iPod. With iPod Photo Slideshow you can quickly and easily produce professional-looking photo slideshow and share the slide show on iPod.

Background music and transition effects can be added to the slideshows you make. AnvSoft iPod Photo Slideshow also supports 260-plus amazing transitions, as well as ken burn effects.

You can download a free trial version of AnvSoft iPod Photo Slideshow to create slideshows for iPod.

Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow

Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4 has won numerous reviews and awards since its debut. This professional slideshow software makes creating entertaining photo slideshows an easy job. With Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4, you can create photo slideshow and burn it to CD and DVD to watch on TV.

Supporting adding background music, transitions, captions, narration and stunning effects, Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4 turns your photos into slideshow in only three steps.

Let’s take a look at the reviews & awards Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4 has earned. As recommended by PC World (Australia, March 2006), "Be a slideshow superstar. This (DVD PictureShow 4) is intuitive, affordable software. Frankly, if you can’t make an entertaining slideshow using PictureShow, it might be time to review your picture-taking policy."

The Videomaker Magazine (USA) awarded Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 3 as the 2004 Best Products of the Year Award. Back then Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow was still in version 3. And DVD PictureShow 3was deemed the Best DVD Slideshow Software that had the ability to create slideshows for watch on TV via the family DVD player.

What Digital Camera Magazine (UK) gave A Choice award to Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4, saying that Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4 is easy to use and has a reasonable price.

PC Photo Magazine (USA) praised Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4 by in 2004, saying that, "One of our favorite programs that allows you to create slideshows on CD and DVD – complete with transitions, narration, music and titles – is Ulead’s DVD PictureShow 2. "

As said before, Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4 only requires three steps to complete an appealing slideshow with music and transitions.

Three Steps to create slideshows with Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4

1. Import & Organize photos

You can import photos to Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4 from digital cameras, camera phones, memory cards or other USB devices. After importing photos to Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4, you may re-organize the images.

2. Select Slideshow Style

If you want to make it quick, you shall use Instant-Show™ theme templates and get all the aspects of an entertaining slideshow. Slideshow templates mix meaningful themes with rich special effects for stunning slideshow results.

Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4 allows you to make your slideshow more creative. With the powerful features of Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4, you can personalize slideshows with narration, special effects and your favorite music or images.

3. Burn Slideshow and Share with People

Once the slideshow is burned to CD or DVD, you can watch the slideshow on TV. You can make gift CDs and send them to friends to share with them.

Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4 supports customizable Pan and Zoom (Ken Burn effect). The trim audio function of Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4 lets you adjust music to the desired length for a slideshow. And the multi-trim video allows users select specific segments from a video file and then insert them into slideshow.

Buy Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4 at $29.99. Using the free trial version of Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4, you will be allowed to try a 30-day, fully functional trial edition of Ulead CD & DVD PictureShow 4.

QR Photo DVD Slideshow

QR Photo DVD Slideshow is powerful slideshow software that can turn digital photos to slideshows and burn them to DVD movies. QR Photo DVD Slideshow enables you to make DVD slideshow movie for playback on TV and share with friends.

It’s allowed to try QR Photo DVD Slideshow before purchase, but with trial limitation. You will find that it’s easy and free to enjoyable to create slideshow with QR Photo DVD Slideshow. QR Photo DVD Slideshow makes it easy to create entertaining photo album slideshows. Slideshows are decorated with music and transition effects. Pan and zoom motion effects (Ken burn effects) and transitions further make slideshow more attractive.

QR Photo DVD Slideshow owns abundant features. It supports image formats such as BMP, EMF, xif, GIF, Icon, JPEG, PNG, TIFF and WMF. Alpha transmits effects and flexible DVD menu designer are available on QR Photo DVD Slideshow.

This slideshow program will keep the original aspect ratio or resize image to fit the PAL/NTSC TV screen. It can preview output slideshow video and audio before burning it to DVD.

QR Photo DVD Slideshow offers free trial now. You can download QR Photo DVD Slideshow and try the program before you dish out $39.95 to buy it. However, there is a limitation. Only 20 images can be added to a single slideshow.

To get free support of QR Photo DVD Slideshow, you can email to

Plato Photo Slideshow

Plato Photo Slideshow is the slideshow application developed by With Plato Photo Slideshow, you can make creative photo slideshows out of your favorite photos.

Plato Photo Slideshow allows you to make nice photo slideshows in only a few steps. Plato Photo Slideshow is Shareware with the price of $29.88, you can free download and get a free trial before you buy.

Wondershare Xbox 360 Slideshow

Wondershare Xbox 360 Slideshow can create wonderful slideshows for playback on Xbox 360.

Wondershare Xbox 360 Slideshow is easy-to-use and powerful. You can add photos and video clips to slideshow. Video formats such as avi, vob and wmv are supported by Wondershare Xbox 360 Slideshow. Image formats such as bmp, jpg, tiff, png and gif are supported by Wondershare Xbox 360 Slideshow. The slideshow will be saved xBox360 wmv format finally.

The powerful photo editor of Wondershare Xbox 360 Slideshow enables you to edit photos using cropping, rotating, adding filter, text, frame and clip art. With Wondershare Xbox 360 Slideshow, you can add background music, such as MP3 songs, WMA songs and WAV songs, to slideshows.

"A slideshow is a display of a series of chosen images. A well organized slideshow allows a presenter to lend visual images to an oral presentation. Presentation software is most commonly used for instructional purposes, usually with the intention of creating a dynamic, audiovisual presentation." - Citated from WikiPedia.

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