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How to Convert and Burn iPhoto Slideshow to DVD

iPhoto is the iTunes equivalent to manage photos on Mac OS X and it's also a fantastic photo editing apps for every Mac user to make gorgeous photo slideshows with animated themes. Perhaps you have made lots of slideshows with transitions, music, etc. Would like to burn iPhoto slideshow to DVD for playing on a home DVD player or TV but don't know how?

Well, in fact, you can use iDVD to convert iPhoto slideshow to DVD. However, there are always some problems occur, such as the loss of the slideshow background music, out of sync, etc. And iDVD doesn't work on Lion and Mountain Lion any more. Here i will show you how to export iPhoto slideshow to DVD without iDVD on Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8 Mountain Lion. First of all, get the Mac DVD burning software from Aimersoft.

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How to burn iPhoto slideshow to DVD without hassles

To create a DVD from iPhoto slideshows, you need to export the slideshow from iPhoto as a video file: After finish making your slideshow, click File > Export > Slideshow > Export and then choose QuickTime Movie as the output video format. Next, select a folder to save the video and click the Save button to export the slideshow as a MOV movie. After the video has been saved, you can then follow the tips below to burn slideshow from iPhoto to DVD.

1Add your video

The software main interface is as below and there are two ways to import videos: drag and drop the video files to the source pane or click the "+" button to select and load media files. Choose either way to add the video made in iPhoto to the smart app and arrange the added files by simple dragging and dropping.

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Tips: Apart from burning DVD slideshows from iPhoto, this Mac DVD creator can also create DVDs from iMovie, Final Cut Pro, iTunes and much more. Popular video formats like MOV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, M2TS, etc. are fully supported. With it, you can almost turn any video to DVD on Mac.

2Choose DVD menu template (Optional)

Then click the "Menu" button on the lower right bottom of the main interface to enter the menu editing window. The program will randomly choose a menu for you and you can change it by choosing from the preset-animated or static templates. And if you don't like any menu template applied to your DVD, simply select "No Menu" to skip the DVD menu.

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3Start burning your slideshow video to DVD

At last, click the "Burn" button on the main interface to open the "Burn" window. Insert a blank writable DVD disc to your Mac's DVD drive, choose "DVD Disc" as the output format and then click "Save" to start converting iPhoto slideshow to DVD disc for playing on your TV and DVD player.

Here is the video tutorial on burning photo slideshows made in iPhoto:

Download iPhoto Slideshow to DVD Converter:

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I burned my slideshow from iPhoto and created DVD does not play the music that was included in the slideshow. Please advise.
Aimersoft Employee
Yes. Just have a try.
Will it keep all the effects i use in iPhoto?
I like your program. It cuts half of the time that other programs use to convert iPhoto slideshow to DVD.
My wedding photos were made in a slideshow using iPhoto slideshow but now I want to transfer them on a DVD format. With your help I did it easily and fast.
Aimersoft Employee
Hello, Hohnny. Sorry to make any inconvenience to you. Please check the default output folder to get the output files. If you still have any problem, feel free to contact our support team to get help. http://support.aimersoft.com/how-tos/make-slideshows.html
I followed the full steps for burning my slideshow on dvd and played it on my dvd player.The only problem i do not get the transistion. Please help. Johnny
You have to pay for this software though and most everyone wants to use software available on their Mac without having to pay extra. So this software definitely is not an ideal solution.
Aimersoft Employee
Hello, Shelly. If you want to play the created DVD successfully on DVD player, please make sure that the disc is compatible with your DVD Player. Then make sure the DVD is created in the same TV standard with the DVD player. With Aimersoft DVD creator for Windows/Mac, you can make your personalized DVD easily. ^_^
Will this program make the DVD able to be viewed on any DVD player?
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