Slideshows allow you to string together photos and videos to tell a story. You can choose from various themes, add your favorite soundtrack as audio, and customize your slideshow by adding or rearranging photos and videos.
This article covers the procedure for creating slideshows in Elements Organizer 2018. The corresponding article for Elements Organizer 15 or earlier is available at this link.
In the Media view, open a catalog or album and select Slideshow in the following ways:
- Click Slideshow in the taskbar
- Click Create in the upper-right corner of the screen and select Slideshow
You can also right-click anywhere on the screen in the Media view, and select Create a Slideshow to instantly create a slideshow.
Alternatively, you can select Auto Curate in the upper-right corner of the screen. Adjust the slider to specify the number of photos you want and then click Slideshow in the taskbar. To know more about Auto Curate, see Auto-curate your best photos.
- The first image in the slideshow is the text slide that displays the title and subtitle of your slideshow. To edit the text slide, see Enhance the slideshow.
- The slideshow preview is of a lower resolution. A higher resolution video is available when you export the slideshow.
Elements Organizer plays the first ten seconds of your selected video files in a Slideshow. If you want to play a different selection of the video file, you can trim only that part of the video to play. To do this:
To add photos and videos click to view the drop-down list. Select Add Photos and Videos from Organizer to add media files from Elements Organizer. Alternatively, you can select Add Photos and Videos from Folders to add media files from your computer.
Themes add a creative look to slideshows by enhancing the visual appeal of your photos and videos. You can choose from various available themes in Elements Organizer to customize your slideshow. To do this:
You can select either one or multiple audio tracks in the Audio column. The duration of the audio track can be viewed against each file. Click to play an audio track, and click to add the audio track.
The selected audio tracks can be viewed in the Selected Tracks column. You can rearrange the selected tracks by drag-and-drop or remove tracks by clicking . The total length of all the selected audio files can be viewed in the upper right corner of this column.