Creating a slideshow disk for playback on your DVD player is quick and simple. You can create it automatically using the Slideshow Wizard or manually using the following steps:
1. Select your images and videos
Use the left panel of the thumbnail browser to select a folder that contains images or videos. You can then select the ones you want in your slideshow and click "Add Selected" to insert them . You can select multiple images by clicking each in turn.
Click the "Add All" button to add all the images in the displayed folder.
2. Arrange your images and videos
The images and videos in your slideshow are displayed in the main window, where the top-left image is the first frame of the slideshow and the bottom-right images is the last frame.
You can reorder the images using the Promote/Demote buttons or by dragging and dropping them to a new location.
If you want a particular image to have a different display time or motion or transition effect, select the image(s) and change the relevant setting. You can also select Frame>Frame Properties to remove borders from the images and see previews of the motion and transition effects.
3. Add a Title Page?
A text editing dialog is displayed. Specify the text you want added, font and colors then click OK.
4. Set your slideshow options
Default Display Time:
Specify the number of seconds that each image in your slideshow is displayed for (except those for which you have set a custom display time).
Motion effects add interest to your slideshow by making your images appear as they are moving. Click the relevant button to select your preferred motion effects.
Selecting this option enables the use of transitions which smoothes the flipping of one image to the next. There are 160 different transitions to choose from.
Click the Browse button to select audio files or music CD tracks to play during the slideshow. If the music selection is shorter than the duration of the slideshow then it will be looped.
5. Create your slideshow
Slideshow Format:Select your desired slideshow format:
If you are using DVD disks, select the DVD format. If outputting to CD, first test the VCD format for compatibility and then use the SVCD if you require better quality. If you are creating disks primarily for playback on computers you should use the PC format.
6. Burn your Disk
The final step of your slideshow creation is the compilation of the slideshow and burning it to CD or DVD.
Select your CD/DVD burner from the drop down list, insert a disk and click "Finish" to commence burning.