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How to Burn iPhoto Slideshow to DVD in Mac (Mavericks included)

iPhoto makes it easy to share life's precious moments. With it, you can create a hundred picture slideshow with transitions, music and the picture order that you would like and burn the exact slideshow to a DVD slideshow. However, the created DVD slideshow can only be viewed with iPhoto, not placed in computer or DVD drive. Would like to burn iPhoto slideshow to DVD for playing on a home DVD player or TV but don't know how?

This tutorial introduces a solid and easy to use iPhoto to DVD creator: Wondershare DVD creator for Mac to burn iPhoto slide to DVD with excellent quality. Compared with iDVD, it renders more compressed file after adding text, menu, etc. to the original videos (which means smaller file size), and burn 6X faster with all slideshow contents to DVD. The following describes how to create video DVDs from iPhoto slideshows step by step.

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Note: DVD creator for Mac can burn all popular formats like AVI, MOV, WMV, MTS, AVCHD, and MKV to highly compatible DVD format including a standard definition PAL DVD contains 720×576 at 25 fps MPEG-2 video and a standard definition NTSC DVD contains 720×480 at 29.97 fps MPEG-2 video, no quality is going to be lost.

1 Add iPhoto exported slideshow video

When you finish making the photo slideshow, click File > Export > Slideshow and then choose QuickTime Movie to export iPhoto slideshow to MOV for burning.

After that, drag and drop the QuickTime videos directly to the main program windows and then click "↑" and "↓"  to rearrange the order. You are allowed to preview your videos and adjust video volume as you like.

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2Make custom DVD menu for your DVD (Optional)

Click the "Menu" button on the lower right bottom of the main interface to enter the menu editing window. Here, more than 90 sets of free animated and static DVD menu styles are available. To make a custom menu, just click Menu to choose a suitable menu style for your DVD, and then customize it according to your needs. If you don't need any DVD template, simply select "No Menu".

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3Preview and start to burn

Now you've almost done, click "Preview" to check the videos in case that you may improve it in a certain way. If eveything goes as you like, just click Burn to burn iPhoto slideshow to DVD. You can burn disks or save ISO image file or create DVD folder. The TV standard: NTSC and PAL option are also available to cater for your specific needs.

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Burn iPhoto slideshow to DVD tips:

DVD creator for Mac supports all popular recordable disc types: DVD–5 and DVD–9; DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, DVD-RAM. To play the created DVD successfully on a DVD player, please make sure that the disc is compatible with your DVD Player. And then make sure the DVD is created in the same TV standard with the DVD player.

That's it! With Wondershare DVD creator for Mac, it's pretty easy to turn iPhoto slideshow files to DVD and then enjoy a quality family time on your home DVD player or TV. Start now!

Watch the following step-by-step video tutorial:

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Debbie Gartner
Just created some slideshows by iphoto, and this dvd creator happens to help me a lot.