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How to turn Dropbox photos into a stunning slideshow

Have many photos on your Dropbox account? It will be an interesting way to convert photos in Dropbox into an eye-catching slideshow with music, transitions, pan / zoom effects and more , then share the Dropbox slideshow on Facebook and Twitter, or mail it to friends for sharing.

Step1. How to turn Dropbox photos into a slideshow

To convert photos in Dropbox to a slideshow, you need to use Photo Slideshow Director HD. This iPad slideshow maker can get photos from Dropbox, and turn Dropbox photos to a slideshow with music, transitions, and more effects, then publish an eye-catching slideshow to Dropbox.

1. Install  and launch Photo Slideshow Director HD on your iPad.

App Store Link

2. Sign into your Dropbox account

Tap the Web Album icon from toolbar, then touch Dropbox in Web Albums group.  Then you will be led to Dropbox login window. Enter the Email and Password associated with your Dropbox account, and hit Sign in.

sign in dropbox

3. Add Dropbox photos to Photo Slideshow Director HD

After signing in, all the photos and albums in your Dropbox will be listed under Dropbox on the upper left side. Select photos you want to use in the slideshow and touch them. The app will begin to download the photos into it. And all the downloaded photos will be listed at the bottom of the screen as thumbnails.

download photos to ipad from dropbox

4. Personalize your Dropbox slideshow with music, transitions, and more effects

Now you can add music to the slideshow, select transitions, design pan / zoom effects with your fingers, choose a slideshow theme, enter text / subtitles on photos, etc. You can even edit photos with its powerful photo editor.  Learn More

Step2. How to publish a Dropbox slideshow

After personalizing the slideshow, you can upload it to Dropbox and mail sharing link to friends.

1. Touch the Export icon, select Dropbox from Share Movie to group.

upload slideshow to dropbox from ipadSelect sharing slideshow to Dropbox

2. Set Dropbox slideshow

In the Upload Video window, enter title and description to describe your Dropbox slideshow, then select a video resolution from 360p, 540 and HD 720p.

Dropbox slideshow setting

3. Upload the slideshow to Dropbox from iPad

After setting the Dropbox slideshow, hit Upload Now! at the bottom of Upload Video window, the app will begin to encode the slideshow to a video and upload it to Your Dropbox account. You can know the uploading process via the process bar.

When the slideshow has been uploaded successfully, a pop-pop window will show up to remind. Also you can send the Dropbox  slideshow link to friends via email for sharing.

upload slideshow to dropbox


Then you can sign into your Dropbox account on browser, and publish the slideshow to Facebook and Twitter, or send emails to friends with Dropbox slideshow link for sharing.

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