PowerDirector 12

Tutorials | Basic

Creating a Slideshow

CyberLink PowerDirector 12 provides two tools that can help you edit your media quickly: the Easy Editor and Slideshow Creator. We'll start with the Slideshow Creator. After importing your photos, in just four steps, you can turn your photos into an impressive slideshow using background music and a stylish template.

Start CyberLink PowerDirector 12, and then select Slideshow Creator.
Source

1. Click the import photo files button and then select Import an Image Folder.

2. Select the image folder that contains the photos you want to import and then click Select Folder.

3. The media is imported. Click Next.

Style & Music
1. Select a desired slideshow template and then click the music button to select some background music.

2. Select the music file you want to use as background music, and then click Open.
3. Click on Music preferences to change the background music's settings.

4. Use the slides to set the segment of the background music you want to use, and then click OK.

5. Click on Next.

Preview
1. Click on Play to preview the slideshow content.
2. Click on Customize to adjust the cropped area of photos in the hightlight template.
3. Select the photo to be edited in the slide area, and then click Edit foreground photo.
4. Move and adjust the cropped area.
5. Click on Edit background photo to adjust the displayed area of the photo.
6. You can continue editing other slides. When done editing, click on OK.
7. Preview the slideshow and then click Next.
Production
1. Click on Produce Video.
2. Select the H.264 AVC file format and the Full HD quality.
3. Click on the Output folder button to select a different output folder.
4. Select the Desktop as the output folder, and then click Save.
5. Click to start button producing your video.
6. Your video is being processed.
7. Once the production is complete, the outputted slideshow video will appear on your computer's desktop.