How to Make a Video with Pictures & Music Using Video Slideshow Maker
As online video watching is hot nowadays, you may want to make a video using your own pictures, music and share it on YouTube. To make this type of video, video makers Fantashow and DVD Slideshow Builder Deluxe can help you. Both of the two programs can help you save your video in high-definition quality and publish on YouTube directly. Moreover, it’s highly compatible with iPad, iPhone, Apple TV and other hot devices and provides some optimized presets to simplify your work. Now let's see how to make a video with photos and music in detail.
If you want to quickly make a stunning video, Fantashow is what you need. This video maker is easy-to-use and provides 200+ amazing video styles for different occasions you can come up with. Now download the software and follow the steps below to make a video.
Step 1: Sign in and Choose a Video Style from the Library
Once you sign in Fantashow, you get over 200 stunning video styles from which to select and create your masterpiece. Pick your favorite video style and click “apply” to create your video.
Step 2: Import Files and Personalize the Style
Then you’ll go to the “Personalize” tab to import your photos and videos: you can directly drag and drop your photos or videos to the style applied in the storyboard. Then set duration of the photos or videos if you need. Double click the target files and use the built-in editing tools to crop, rotate or add effects. Then add music, texts, intro/credit or more styles to make your video more vivid.
Tip: You can record your voice to tell your story about the video. To do this, just click the Record icon above the timeline. Then record and adjust the volume in the pop-up window.
Step 3: Share Your Video Instantly
After making your video, switch to the "Share" tab. Here you can directly post the video to YouTube or Facebook, burn to DVD as a keepsake, save to mobile devices or your computer. Your choice!
Here is a sample created by Fantashow:
In this part, you’ll learn how to make a video with DVD Slideshow Builder. Compared with Fantashow, it provides more functions for you to explore. To understand the steps better, you can download it first:
Step 1 Add Photos or Videos
Once launched, enter Advanced Mode and you will start from Organize tab. Here, import your favorite photos/videos to the storyboard by clicking "Add files".
If the photos need editing, just double click the target photo and a window below will pop up. Here you can add effects to your photo in "Edit" menu or add texts in "Caption" menu. There are more than 30 premade text effects for you to choose.
Step 2 Add Music and Personlize Your Video
Go to the "Personalize" tab to make your video more colorful. Here you can add your favorite music by clicking the 'Music' button. If you want to add more fun to the video, just click the "Voice Over" button and record your own voice. Tip: How to synchronize background music with video?
When you import photo and video, random photo transition will automatically applied to them. But here you can change it in transition thumb and select desired transition in the resulting dialog. This video slideshow maker contains 125+ smooth transition & motions for your picture video with music. What's more, you can also add titles and make it animated, decorate your video with cliparts and advanced effects. All these will make your video outstanding.
Step 3 Save Video and Share Online
If you're satisfied with the result, go to the "Create" tab. Here are several options to save your video:
- Save to your computer: you can choose your output format from the list of almost all popular video formats.
- Burn to DVD: it enables you to burn your video to DVD in minutes.
- Save your video for playing on mobiles: there are some optimized presets for iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, Nokia and so on.
- Share on YouTube: you only need to enter your YouTube account to upload your video to your YouTube directly in the video maker. (More details about how to upload video to YouTube)
Here is a sample created by DVD Slideshow Builder: