Tuesday, October 07, 2008

make slideshow for youtube tutorial

Just have pictures but want to broadcast yourself on YouTube? Sure you can do that by making photo slideshow story movie. This guide helps you to turn your pictures to slideshow with music and share on YouTube step by step and no complicated computer skills needed.

What you need:
1. Digital photos
2. DVD Slideshow Software
3. YouTube ID (Free to register)
4. Favorite music (Optional, as background music for movie)

Step 1. Photoset :
Browse photos and simply drag & drop your favorites to the Story Board and Click “Add Audio” to add background music, also you can add sounds or your own record.

Step 2. Styles :
Preview animated styles first and then double click or drag & drop your selected styles to the Story Board. With 200+ build-in animated movie styles, you can make your photo movie to impress everyone. Also, various theme styles for different occasions such as wedding, kids and movie can meet your special demands.Here I "Add Random Styles" for all slides.

Step 3. Decoration:
To make your photo movie slideshow more funny and lively, adding some adorable elements is absolutely necessary. Here you can add your customized text caption with different text effects, stunning scene effect, animated clipart and sound in flexible timeline.

Gorgeous Intro/Credit animation effects can give people profound first impression. Click ”Intro/Credit” to add it. This software offers different excellent Intro/Credit effects to choose from, just preview and pick your favorite. You can also add your movie information, such as title, director, cast, etc, and set the text effects like movie style.

Step 4. Create :
After you preview the whole photo slideshow and feel satisfied with the effect, select "Create" tab and click "Create MP4". Also video format like "AVI”, “WMV" or "MPEG-2" are supported on YouTube.
Tips: YouTube Upload Tips (Videos saved with the following settings convert the best):
Video Format: MPEG4-4 Movie
Resolution: 320x240
Video Frame Rate: 30fps
Sample Rate: 44100

Step 5. Upload video to YouTube
After you creating the MP4 file, login your YouTube ID, choose “Account" and click "Upload” button, and then select "Upload a video", write down your video title and description. It's better to enter tag for easily searched by others.

Step 6. Finish
Now your YouTube video is ready to share with the world! Show your creativity and happiness right now. Here I share my Tibet travel photo slideshow on YouTube. Comments welcome.