How to Convert Your Photos to DVD Disc & Play on TV With DVD Player?
Digital photo albums provide a low-cost way to save hundreds of pictures, but they are worthless if you’re not near a PC. Creating a DVD photo album with DVD Photo Slideshow gives you the best of both worlds. You can make a disc with image, photo or picture, music and interactive menus. Even if you have a regular CD-RW drive, you can still create an album that works on most DVD players. Best of all, you can share your pictures with anyone who has a television with a DVD player.
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You need to download the DVD Photo Slideshow trial version and install it. After successfully launch DVD Photo Slideshow, you can follow three simple steps to create and organize your photo albums, set disc menu, preview your photo albums, burn your photo albums on a blank DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD-R or CD-RW disc. Then, you can enjoy your creative works on TV through a DVD/VCD player.
Step 1. Create and organize albums
When you run DVD Photo Slideshow, it automatically opens a new project and lets you start creating a slideshow. A new project always uses DVD Photo Slideshow's default project settings. To see and modify these settings based on your Options.
Then click the Organize Photos button to create at least one photo album and select photos from a folder on your hard drive and add them to a particular album. After creating a photo album, you can customize the photo album by adding, deleting photos, arranging the order of photos during slideshow playback, adding captions for photos, selecting transition effects.
If you are not satisfied with your selection, you can click the thumbnail of the photo album from the Photo Album area (the left-down panel) to select an album you want to remove from the slideshow, but do not worry, when you delete a photo album, all photos inside the album will be removed, but the original photos will not be deleted physically from your hard drive.
When clicking the Music & Transition Effects tab, you may add background music and select your desired transition effects from more than 260 amazing special transition effects.
You may also apply Pan & Zoom effect to your creative works. The Preview window gives you ideas of how your slides will show on TV with DVD player.
Then you can preview what you have selected by clicking the Preview tab and can also stop playing by clicking Stop button.
Step 2. Design your disc menu
Once you have all your photo albums ready, it’s time to build a DVD-style menu system. Click the Choose Menus button to select a template of disc menu which decides how the photo album will be shown on your photo CD or DVD disc. You can edit the disc menu by adding your favorite background music in WAV or MP3 format and background image in JPEG, JPG, TIF, GIF, BMP format to the selected disc menu. You may select the pull-down menu in the right column to check out the predefined disc menu templates that come with the software.
In this Choose Menus window, you may preview your photo albums: Click the Preview tab, you’ll get a preview of your slide show with DVD remote-control testing. With the simulation of a TV and a DVD player remote control, you can view your photo album exactly as what you will watch on TV with DVD or VCD player.
Step 3. Burn photo albums to CD or DVD disc
Click the Burn DVD button to burn your photo albums to a blank DVD+R/RW or DVD-R/RW disc. Before burning, some parameters must be set including:
- The DVD File System tab:
In this tab, you can input the Volume Label, Publisher and Copyright text. You may also choose to Save original images and music files on disc and Use Joliet file system for long file name.
- The TV System tab:
This tab enables you Select PAL or NTSC format, choose TV cropping value, and whether applying anti-flickering filter.
Notes: The NTSC and PAL are two different standard protocols for television (TV) broadcast transmission and reception. The NTSC standard is used in the United States while PAL is used in other parts of the world. You can select the radio button of PAL or NTSC according to the standard selected in your country.
- The DVD Recorder Options tab:
In this tab, you can select the options of the recording speed, simulating and the Burn-proof disc protection.
- Speed - If your drive supports multiple speeds, this selection allows you to change the speed at which the disk is written. If you encounter problems when burning your disc, try lowering this setting.
- Simulate - When checked, the disc will not actually be burned. The software will test the burning process to see if it functions correctly, but will not actually write the data.
- Copies - Specifies the number of copies to make of the disc. If you would like to make more than one copy, enter the number of copies to make here.
After you set the above parameters, you may click the Burn Now button and you creative slideshow will be burned to a disc.
Once your CD or DVD disc is recorded, you may play it into your DVD player and the photo slide show will show on your TV with amazing transition effects and background music.