If you are a Mac user and want to turn your great and memorable memories into eye catching and awesome slideshow, you may use iPhoto, since it’s the built-in photo application of Mac. But you will soon get disappointed, because you can only use it to create some simple slideshows. So here I introduce an iPhoto alternative- Wondershare Fantashow for Mac. It can happily take over the slideshow making task and even offer various additional features that you’ll appreciate. What’s more, it works perfectly on the latest Mac OS- Mavericks. Now follow the steps below and learn how to make stunning slideshow with this iPhoto alternative for Mavericks.
1 Download iPhoto alternative for Mavericks and pick a style
Run Fantashow for Mac. Then sign in and select a style before begin to create your slideshow. Fantashow includes dozens of attractive style options. You can preview and pick your favorite one by category.
2 Add your photos, videos and music and then personalize
Then import your photo collection and additional media files (for example video fragments or an audio track that will be used as background music) into the program and add your files to the Storyboard area. Then set the length of time that each photo will be displayed on the screen. Select the needed image and click the “Set Duration” button above the image. In the pop up window, input the needed value and click “OK”. If you want to apply the settings to all the photos in this style, tick Apply to template and click “OK”.
Switch to the Add Text tab to add words to your slideshow. Select the desired text preset from the left window, then drag and drop it to starboard. Double-click the text block to open the text properties window. In the preview area of the opened window, change the default text and input your own one. You can also drag and adjust the position or change the Font, Size and Color of the text.
If you want to add voiceover to any of your pictures, click the “Record” button. Then set the recording settings in the Voice Over panel. Click the red button to start stop the recording process.
3 Save and share your slideshow
After making your slideshow, go to the “Share” tab and save to a format that suites your needs best. You can also directly upload it to YouTube and Facebook or burn to DVD.