How to Use DVD Slideshow Builder Deluxe

The ultimate DVD slideshow software to turn your photos and video clips into stunning DVD slideshows with music and 2D/3D transition effects for sharing on TV, YouTube, Facebook, iPod/iPhone/iPad, etc

Wondershare DVD Slideshow Builder Deluxe allows you to create a slideshow of your favorite or memorable photos from your collection. Download and launch the slideshow software first. It has two modes: Advanced Mode and Standard Mode. Advanced Mode provides more customization features to make a personalized photo slideshow, while Standard Mode enables you to instantly make a photo movie with ready-to-use movie styles. In addition, the biggest difference is Advanced mode would allow you to import video files, that will boost your creativity.

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How to register

Click the Register button on the top right corner, and choose the ‘buy now’ option then buy the paid version on the pop up website. Generally, once your order is validated, our system will automatically send you a confirmation e-mail containing the registration code. Then you only need to copy and paste the registration code and licensed email to activate the program.

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Navigate the interface

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2.1 Navigation bar: you can find all the functions what the project editing needed through the navigation bar, including personalized styles, specific effects and output options.

2.2 Library: The Library indicates the list of your slideshow projects when you are in the organized editing mode. Also, in the personalized editing mode, the library will contain style, clipart, effect, pre-audio, intro/ credit. Moreover, when you click the create button in the navigation bar, you can find the output options in it.

2.3 Preview Window: the Preview Window shows the current video being played on the Timeline or Storyboard.

2.4 Timeline/Storyboard: the Timeline or Storyboard is where you combine the media clips for your slideshow project. You can click to switch between the Timeline and Storyboard view when you are in the personalized editing mode.


Switch between the two modes

If you would like to switch between the Advance and Standard mode, click Wondershare DVD Slideshow Builder Deluxe the button on the top left corner of the main interface and choose the ‘switch to Standard/Advanced mode’ in the drop down menu.


You will lose all the video materials when you switch from Advanced mode to Standard mode.

On the other hand, if you switch from Standard mode to Advanced mode, parts of the styles, such as movie, love etc. will be lost as these styles are not interchangeable.


How to create a slideshow

4.1 Add photos/videos, customize the slideshow

Wondershare DVD Slideshow Builder Deluxe comes with Standard mode and Advanced mode to meet your slideshow editing needs. If you would like to add some video clips and use more kinds of style packs, please choose Advanced mode to start it.

After launching, choose a mode to get started.

Take Advanced mode for example, simply click on the "Add Files" button to bring up the browse window, then select photos/video files. And then, go to Personalize section, you will find the Transition effects have been inserted between every two photos/videos automatically, next you can start editing the slideshow in this section.

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How to sort your photos or videos?

Click the ‘Expand’ button on the top right corner of storyboard, and then click this tag Wondershare DVD Slideshow Builder Deluxe , and then choose which kind of ways you would like to sort by, such as sort by taken date, modified date, name and random.

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Publish the slideshow

Now, click the "Create" tab and publish your slideshow, and if you want to

  • Save the slideshow as DVD slideshow: click "Burn to DVD" in the left sidebar.
  • Save your slideshow as video slideshow: choose "Save to Computer" or "Save as HD" to keep the high quality of your original files.
  • Watch the slideshow on your device: click "Save to Mobile Device" or "Save to Apple Device";
  • Publish your slideshow on YouTube: click "Share to YouTube", enter your YouTube account information, then click "Publish".  

Here are some instructions to burn DVD for TV:

  1. Click the Edit button to customize your DVD menu. If you don't need a menu, go to DVD Menu tab at the bottom and check "Disable DVD Menu" option.
  2. In Output Settings tab, make sure you have checked Burn to DVD option. It's only enabled when you have a working DVD burner. You can also specify the number of DVD copies. If you want to generate ISO Image files or DVD Folders, also check these options.
  3. Make sure the PAL or NTSC TV Standard settings are right. If you don't know which standard is used in your country, you can get help from the "Help" button. A wrong TV standard would cause playback incompatibility problem.
  4. Press "Start" to burn DVD slideshow. When burning complete, insert the created DVD disc into your DVD player to watch courtship slideshow on TV.



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