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Old Nov 14, 2004, 02:19 PM   #1
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What is the Best slideshow app for mac??

I have used windoz for years and have alot of software for slideshow apps. I am looking for one with alot of diff transitions other than a few. I have looked into iphoto,idvd but they seem to just let you set it on on transition and that has to stay for the whole movie.
If you guys know of a Great program please let me know. Also is there any way to change to diffs in iphoto or idvd? Thanks in advance
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Old Nov 14, 2004, 02:23 PM   #2
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Do you want to buy the software or get a free app?

What type of slideshows are you presenting? How are you presenting them? Do you need it synced with music? Do you manually click through the slides or is it automatic?

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Old Nov 14, 2004, 03:12 PM   #3
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Price is no option I just want something to work.
I want to do alot of family pics turned to slideshow and music is a must.
I just want a great program to play on their dvd player for the holidays. Thanks Again
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Old Nov 14, 2004, 04:07 PM   #4
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Old Nov 14, 2004, 04:27 PM   #5
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You can make a pretty good slide show in iMovie too. Then just burn it in iDVD.
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Old Nov 14, 2004, 04:30 PM   #6
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But in imovie I can not get diff transitions for seperate pics? If so How? I will demo the fotomagico tonite and see that one also. Thanks...........
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But in imovie I can not get diff transitions for seperate pics?
Just put the pictures in separately and give each a different transition.
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One thing, though. I wouldn't go over board on the transitions - that's not what the focus of the slideshow is, right? Just because you can warp an image to a cube and spin it for a transition doesn't mean you should.

Many times and simple fade in/out is all you need. You'd get better results do the fades timed to the music then a large assortment of transitions which are just eye candy and can get bit old after a while.

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Old Nov 15, 2004, 09:06 AM   #9
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Hey Reckless thanks for the fotomagico link that is just what I am looking for being that it intergrates with itunes and iphoto..............Again Thanks
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Yeah - fotomagico rocks and is fully integegrated with the iLife suite. Check out Boinx's other software as well - their iStopMotion is very cool.
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Old Nov 15, 2004, 10:43 AM   #11
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i like Slides! its simple easy and works great
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Old Nov 15, 2004, 10:55 AM   #12
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Not exactly what you're looking for but you could check out Photo to Movie if you're feeling really snazzy and want to impress. Just remember you want the effects to compliment your photos, not to overwhelm them! Sometimes less is more - with photos I don't think you can beat a carefully chosen soundtrack and a simple fade transition.
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Hey Reckless thanks for the fotomagico link that is just what I am looking for being that it intergrates with itunes and iphoto..............Again Thanks
Thanks to both of you for letting me know about it and checking it out. Saves me some time. I wanted something that would connect with my iPhotos and iTunes as well.
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