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Aug 21, 2005, 11:09 PM

whats the best app to use to make a slideshow with music? iphoto, imovie, or idvd?

Aug 21, 2005, 11:13 PM
do u want to add text? if so its either imovie or idvd.
BUt i'm doing a slideshow with about 200 pictures in iphoto. I wish iphoto had a random transition option.... ahhh only 180 more picture to go ;)

Aug 21, 2005, 11:16 PM
It depends on how much control you want in your slideshow. iphoto and iDVD are both easy and give you transition options, fit music options and some basic controls. I like iphoto though because for me iDVD is a little sluggish.

iMovie is good if you need to edit the length of individual pictures or more than one type of transition or adding titles.

Aug 21, 2005, 11:22 PM
yeah, needs to have text, i guess various music tracks. all the works.

Aug 21, 2005, 11:28 PM
i think imovie is your best bet

Aug 22, 2005, 12:10 AM

Aug 22, 2005, 12:54 AM
Another app you might be interested in checking out is Boinx Fotomagico. It's shareware (US$79) and though it gets only 3 stars from versiontracker, I've seen some well done presentations with this, and it plays well with the iLife bundle. http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/23778

Aug 22, 2005, 01:06 PM
oh i see. thanks, i'll just stick to iMovie. just making a slideshow for a wedding.

random q: is it possible to hook up 2 projectors to 1 laptop using a vga video spliiter? or do i need somethin else.