Create a Travel Slideshow with Music for DVD Playback
Going out for a travel is a good way to release oneself from the nervous intensity. It enables us to get close to the nature. Usually, we took lots of photos to keep the beautiful memories. When coming back from a travel, many of us may have the thought of storing these photos in a meaningful way. Here I'd like to introduce how to create a travel slideshow with music for DVD playback.
Tools we need:
1> PowerPoint comes with Microsoft Office
2> A PowerPoint to DVD converter
Benefits of Using PowerPoint to Create a Travel Slideshow:
- A plenty of animation and transition effects are available which can make your travel slideshow more dynamic.
- Rich editing features help you make your travel slideshow more personalized, such as adding fancy shapes, your own words in special character fonts, clip arts, music and videos.
Steps to Create a Travel Slideshow with Music
Step 1: Select photos from your camera
You may have stored hundreds of photos in your camera. But not all of them are needed to be included in the travel slideshow. You can select out the ones you want, and store them in a folder on your computer.
Free Photo Editing Tools: Some of your photos may not look that good. Here I'd like to share two wonderful free online photo editing tools. With these two tools, you can add some special effects to your photos or modify them easily. Freeonline photoeditor and editorpho.
Step 2: Find out a sweet song with lyrics and choose a proper PowerPoint template
Choose a song you like to accompany the presentation is important. It makes the travel slideshow warm and comfortable. Besides, you can find a PowerPoint template suitable for your slideshow. Here are some free PowerPoint templates for you.
Step 3: Insert photos to PowerPoint and add the music file to the slideshow
You can insert photos to PowerPoint with the Insert option of it. By double clicking on a photo, you can further editing the photo's shape and size. As to the question of how to add a music song to PowerPoint and make it play through all the presentation, you can view this article.
Step 4: Decorate the travel slideshow with your creativity
You can add some GIF animation figures and small icons to spice up your slideshow, or add your own comments to one photo. After you have finished adding elements to your slideshow, you can then set transitions and animations for it. By doing this, your slideshow can be played automatically without mouse click.
Step 5: Rehearse timings of your travel slideshow
There are three ways for you to set slide timing in automatic presentations: through Transition settings in Animations tab, through Rehearse Timings in Slide Show tab and through Record Narration in Slide Show tab. For details about how to do it, you can click here: How to Timing Automatic PowerPoint Presentation.
Step 6: Burn your travel slideshow to DVD for playback on TV
It's time to burn your travel slideshow to DVD. Wondershare PPT2DVD is a professional program that enables you to convert PowerPoint presentations to DVD. After the conversion, you can view your travel slideshow on TV through a DVD player. Also, the program enables you to generate video clips from your slideshow, which makes sharing your travel slideshow online with friends or families really easy.
Well, you have now created a travel slideshow with music for DVD playback. The next time you finish a wonderful travel, you can also use the same method to make another compelling one.