How to Make a iPhoto Slideshow to Play on Apple TV
As the built-in photo managing and editing application, iPhoto enables you to make the most of your photos. You can orgnize all images on your Mac, edit any photo for enhancement, create photo slideshow, photo books, greeeting cards and more. Here is a iPhoto slideshow tutorial to show you how to make a iPhoto slideshow, and play on TV including your Apple TV 3 in details.
iPhoto '11 makes is easier to make a slide show. Just select the photos that you want to include in the slideshow, and choose New Slideshow from File menu. You could then type a name for the new created slideshow under SLIDESHOW category. Below is the thumbnail of iPhoto slideshow making interface.
iPhoto includes some themes for you to make slideshow in pre-design styles. Click Themes button to browse slideshow themes in a new windows and select the favorite one. Click Choose button to apply. You can drag and drop photos on top to re-arrange the photos. Then a slideshow is done.
To watch iPhoto slideshow on Apple TV, you can sync iPhoto slideshow to Apple TV with iTunes. To export the slideshow to iTunes, first select Export from File menu and go to Slideshow tab. Select AppleTV and finally click Export button to start the creation.
Tip: If you selected the "Automatically send slideshow to iTunes" option, the exported Slideshow will be added to iTunes, which allows you to sync iPhoto slideshow to Apple TV for playback.
Once your Apple TV has correctly connected to your Mac, you could find it under DEVICES in iTunes. Choose it and go to Movies tab to transfer iPhoto slideshow to ATV. See how to connect your Apple TV by cables.
Now you've got the iPhoto slideshow on your Apple TV, you can easily find it from the TV menu and play it like a charm. Taking Apple TV 2nd generation for example, you can go to "Computers" on your Apple TV menu, find the iPhoto slideshow video you've synced to Apple TV, select it to play.
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