Have some photos and music files on your Mac and wondering how to make them into a slideshow? It’s actually pretty easy to do. Here’s a quick how-to.
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To make a slideshow with music on Mac, you need to have the following:
-A computer with an internet connection
-Access to a photo editing program like Photoshop or GIMP
-The photos you want to use for your slideshow
-Music you want to add to your slideshow
Once you have all of these elements, you can begin creating your masterpiece. The first step is to open up the photo editing program you will be using. Then, start by adding all of the photos you want to use into the program. Once all of the photos are in the program, begin arranging them in the order you want them to appear in the slideshow.
After you have arranged the photos, it is time to add music. To do this, first find the music file on your computer. Once you have found it, drag and drop it into the photo editing program. After it has been added, preview the slideshow to make sure everything looks and sounds the way you want it too. If it does, then congratulations! You have successfully created a slideshow with music on Mac!
What you need
In order to make a slideshow with music on Mac, you will need the following:
-A computer running macOS
-An audio file in either MP3 or AAC format.
Here are the detailed instructions:
1. Open the Photos app and select the photos you want to include in your slideshow.
2. Click on File > Export > Export Unmodified Original For each photo. This will ensure that the full quality photo is used in the slideshow and not a lower quality version.
3. Once all of the photos have been exported, open QuickTime Player on your Mac.
4. Click on File > New Movie Recording In the QuickTime Player window that opens up, click on the arrow next to the record button and select your iSight camera from the dropdown menu. This will ensure that your computer’s built-in camera is used to record the slideshow.
5. Drag and drop all of the exported photos from Step 2 into the QuickTime Player window. The photos will appear in chronological order in the player window. If you want to rearrange them, simply click and drag them into place.
6. Once all of the photos are in place, click on File > Export As… In the format dropdown menu, select 1080p 60fps H264 video and then click on Export . This will start exporting your video file which may take a few minutes depending on how many photos you’re using and your computer’s specs
Step 1: Choose your photos
Making a slideshow with music is a great way to share your memories with friends and family. If you have a Mac, you can use the built-in iMovie app to make your slideshow. Here’s how:
Step 1: Choose your photos
To get started, open iMovie and click the “Create New” button. Click “Movie Slideshow” and then select the photos you want to include in your slideshow from your Mac’s photo library. You can also add videos to your slideshow, but we’ll focus on photos for this tutorial.
Step 2: Add music to your slideshow
Once you’ve added all the photos you want to use, it’s time to add music. Click the “Music” button in the toolbar and then find a song you want to use in your project. You can also record your own voiceover for your slideshow if you want.
Step 3: Customize your slideshow
iMovie gives you a lot of options for customizing your slideshow. You can change the order of your photos, add transitions between them, and even set how long each photo is displayed. To do this, just click on the “ TRANSITIONS ” button in the toolbar and experiment with different options until you find something you like.
Step 4: Export your slideshow
When you’re happy with how everything looks, it’s time to export your slideshow so you can share it with others. To do this, click on the “Share” button in the toolbar and then choose how you want to share your file. You can export it as a video file, share it directly to YouTube or Facebook, or burn it to a DVD if you want.
Step 2: Download a slideshow maker
Creating a slideshow with music on your Mac is easy and fun. With the right tools, you can create a beautiful and professional-looking slideshow in just a few minutes.
Here’s what you’ll need to create a slideshow on your Mac:
– A computer running macOS Mojave or later
– An Apple ID
– A compatible video editing app like iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, or Adobe Premiere Pro
– A music file in MP3 format
Once you have all of the above, you’re ready to get started. Here’s how to make a slideshow with music on your Mac:
1. Download and install a slideshow maker like iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, or Adobe Premiere Pro. If you don’t have one of these apps installed on your computer, you can download a free trial from the App Store.
2. Open the app and create a new project.
3. Drag and drop your photos and videos into the project timeline.
4. Add music to your slideshow by dragging and dropping an MP3 file into the timeline.
5. Export your slideshow as a video file by clicking on the Share button in the top menu bar and selecting Export as video… from the drop-down menu.
6. Choose your desired video quality and resolution from the export settings window that appears, then click Export.
7. Your exported video file will be saved to your computer’s default location (usually the Downloads folder).
Step 3: Choose your music
Now that you’ve added your photos to the slideshow, it’s time to choose your soundtrack. iMovie comes with a built-in music library, which includes a wide variety of songs and sound effects that you can use in your project. To access the music library, click the “Music” button in the iMovie toolbar.
You can also add your own music to the library by clicking the “Add Music” button. This will allow you to import songs from your iTunes library or any other audio files that are stored on your computer. Once you’ve added your songs to the music library, you can drag and drop them into the timeline just like you did with your photos.
Step 4: Create your slideshow
Now that you have all of your pictures and videos in one place, it’s time to start creating your slideshow. iMovie makes it easy to add pictures and videos to your project, and you can even add music if you want.
To add pictures and videos to your project:
1. Open iMovie and create a new project.
2. Click the Media Browser button in the upper-left corner of the iMovie window.
3. In the Media Browser, click the Photos tab.
4. Select the photos and videos that you want to add to your project, then click the Add button.
5. In the resulting dialog box, select how you want to add the selected photos and videos to your project: as new clips or as still images. If you want to add music to your slideshow, make sure to select the “with music” option.
6. Click the Add button to add the selected photos and videos to your project.
Step 5: Export your slideshow
When you’re happy with your slideshow, it’s time to share it with your friends and family. To do this, you need to export your slideshow as a movie file. To do this, go to the File menu and select Export As Movie.
In the window that appears, you’ll see a number of options for exporting your slideshow. The important settings are:
-The file format: Choose between QuickTime, MPEG-4, and other options. We recommend choosing MPEG-4 for most purposes.
-The quality: Choose between Medium, Large, and HD. For most purposes, we recommend choosing Large.
-The size: Choose the resolution of your exported movie file. For most purposes, we recommend choosing 640x480.
Once you’ve chosen your settings, click on the Export button and choose where you want to save your file. That’s it! You’ve now exported your slideshow as a movie file that you can share with anyone.
As you can see, making a slideshow with music on Mac is not as difficult as you might think. With the right tools, you can easily create a beautiful and professional-looking slideshow that will impress your friends and family.