How can I burn a slideshow file to DVD? This question has been brought up so many times, be Aperture slideshow, iphoto slideshow, or PPT slideshow. After slideshow to DVD creation, you can distribute it more easily or better preserve them from scratch. However, the DVD creating prorams you adopt can hardly meet your needs. What you care is that the created DVDs should be readable, no audio sync problem, and playbale on any standard DVD players. Surely, fast burning speed is a plus.
If this is your case, you'll get a perfect solution here. In this tutorial, Wondershare Wondershare DVD Creator (DVD Creator for Mac ) is directly introduced to get your job done with amazing quality. It's a professional and feature rich DVD creator software. With it, you can easily burn DVD from your slideshow files and then play it smoothly on portable or home DVD player. In addition, you're able to set NTSC or PAL video standard, 4:3 or 16:9 video aspects, as well as add a menu for easier navigation. Now free download its trial version and walk through below detailed guide.
Note: In the following guide, Windows version is taken as the example. Burn slideshow to DVD in Mac is also the same. Just make sure you get the right version.
1 Load your slideshow videos
The slideshow to DVD burning software features an easy to use interface. You can click "Import" to add your slideshow files or simply drag them directly to the program window. From below image window, you can see that they'll show neatly on the left side in thumbnails. You can double click the slideshow to view on the right screen.
2Make a custom DVD menu (optional)
As mentioned, to make your slideshow file easier to navigate, this program provides ready to use 50+ DVD menu templates. If needed, click the "Menu" tab and then pick up one to further customize it. All thumbnails, buttons, background image, music and text are freely customizable.
By the way, if there is also needs to make some minor changes to touch up your slideshow. For example, Trim, Crop, Rotate, Split, Ajust Brightness, Contrast, etc. Just use its embedded editing tools to get it done easily.
3 Preview and start to burn
Click the "Preview" button to check if everything goes as you like (Note: The created DVD video quality is usually better than the previeing one). When satisfied, just insert a blank DVD9 or DVD5 and click "Burn". In the pop up Burn window, set your TV standard, video quality, and then hit Burn to kick of slideshow to DVD creation.
Now, the high-speed DVD making software already begin to work. In the progress bar, you can fully view the percentage and remaining time. When DVD writting finished, the disc will automatically eject and you can play it on any regular DVD player.
Now you have just completed burning your slideshow files to DVD, it's actually not so difficult, right? Get started now.
Bonus tip: How to turn slideshow to video:
You know, when burning slideshow to DVD, you have to turn your slideshow files to video first. Don't know how to create video from them? Below lists some workable ways you can resort to:
1) PPT slideshow: Use the free service AuthorStream to share your PPT on the web first. After that, you'll see links to download the file as a MP4 video, click that link and get it ready to burn it to DVD. Alternatively, you can use paid software like Camtasia to capture PowerPoint slides directly and save the video for burning.
2) iPhoto slideshow: When you finish the photo slideshow making, please click File > Export > Slideshow and then choose QuickTime Movie as the output format. In this way, you'll get an MOV file ready for burning.
3) As for Aperture slideshow, please learn more from this aticle: how to Create an Aperture Slideshow and Burn to DVD.
Watch the following step-by-step video tutorial: