How To Create A DVD Slideshow On A Mac

How To Create A DVD Slideshow On A Mac

Now that digital cameras are everywhere, you probably have lots of photos. Why not pick out the best of those pics and create a DVD slideshow on your Mac to share with your friends. It's easy and we here at VideoJug will show you how.

Step 1: You Will Need

  • A blank CD-R, or recordable compact disc.
  • A Macintosh computer with the OS X
  • CD-burning drive

Step 2: Get Organized

Go into your "iPhoto" library…Create a new album by right-clicking or holding down control and clicking on the far left pane…Choose "create new album" from the drop down menu…place all the photos you want on your DVD into your new album by dragging and dropping them.

Step 3: Set It Up

Open a new project in iDVD and choose your settings. Choose 4 by 3 to show your slideshow on standard televisions. Choose 16 by 9 for a widescreen presentation.

Step 4: Theme It

Choose a theme by clicking on the "theme" button and selecting it from the pane on the right side of the iDVD interface...Select the title and change it to whatever you'd like.

Step 5: Button Down

Click the "Media" button on the lower right hand side of your iDVD interface…Make sure the "Photos" button on the top right side is also clicked…You should see your new album…drag and drop your album onto your fancy new menu page and iDVD automatically creates a button that will activate your slideshow.

Step 6: Burn It

Insert a blank DVD into your computer and click the "Burn" button on the lower right side of your interface.

Step 7: Showtime

Pop your DVD into any player…and show off those Pics!