How to Create a Flickr Slideshow with Music

Nowadays, people record their moments in numerous ways like taking photos, making a vlog, etc. How to make the photos more attractive while you are sharing them to your family, friends, and lovers, even the strangers on the social website? Making a slideshow can be an option.

But how do we make the attractive slideshows? I think Flickr is working great as a slideshow maker.

Flickr is known to us as an image hosting service and video hosting service, which has been owned by SmugMug since April 2018. People can share and embed photos on Flickr.

Flickr allows to create the slideshow from users' Flickr photos in several minutes, this is the common reason why most of the photographers and bloggers choose Flickr host pictures which embed in blogs.

After reading this article, you will know how to make a Flickr slideshow via Flickr itself, and Aiseesoft Slideshow Maker.

Flickr Slideshow

Part 1. Make a Flickr slideshow via Flickr photos

Step 1 Log on your Yahoo! Account, if you do not have one, you need to register first.

Step 2 Upload Photos.

If the photos you need for slideshow is on your Flickr, skip this step.

Click the "Upload" button on the top right next to the search box. Then you will meet a page written with "Drag & drop photos and videos here or Choose photos and videos to upload", you can drag your photos or videos to this page or click on the "Choose photos and videos to upload" with a blue background to select your photos or videos.

You could rename your photos, and also add descriptions, tags for them. After finishing editing, just click on "Add to albums".

Upload

Step 3 Click on "You" next to the "flickr" logo, then click "Organize".

Organize

Step 4 Select the photos you want from the bottom of the page, and drag them to the blank page in the middle of the "Batch Organize" page.

Organize Photos

Step 5 Click on "Add to album", and rename your album then click "SAVE".

Rename

Step 6 Select the album to appear as a slideshow.

slideshow

Making a slideshow on Flickr is a good choice, but it requires the internet connection to go through the whole process. And this Slideshow maker function inside Flickr only provides you with a few editing functions, like reversing, etc.

Maybe you will need another slideshow tool when you're offline, or you may want more powerful editing functions, and Aiseesoft Slideshow Maker can be a great alternative.

You can make the slideshow via Aiseesoft Slideshow Maker for free, and it is easy to use. With Aiseesoft Slideshow Maker, you can make a video slideshow, photo slideshow. There are various themes for you to make your slideshow more attractive.

Part 2. Make a Flickr slideshow via Aiseesoft Slideshow Maker

Step 1 Install Aiseesoft Slideshow Maker and launch it on your computer.

Step 2 Click "Add File" in the left panel of the window, and there will be a preview window appeared. There are 2 options for you.

Option 1. Add Media File(s) – you can add media file(s) or folder from your local directory. If you want to add a media folder, just click on the arrow next to "Add Media File(s)", then select "Add Media Folder".

Option 2. Download Online Video – you can download an online video by clicking on this button, just fill the URL box with the URL of the online video you want then click "Analyze".

Add File

Step 3 Click on the "Next" button, you will go to the preview window of the Theme. Or you can click the "Theme" icon in the left panel.

In this window, you can select one theme you like to make the slideshow.

Select Theme

Step 4 Click on the "Next" button, now you are in the Background Music window, just select the music you want, or you can click on the "Add Music" button to add audio file(s) or folder.

In this window, you are allowed to loop playback the current music, just check the checkbox.

Besides, you can listen the music to see if it is the one you want.

Add Music

Step 5 Click on the "Preview" button to preview your slideshow.

Preview

Step 6 Click on the "Export" button, and you are allowed to rename your slideshow and select the location you want to save it.

Also, you can select the output format you want.

If you want to change the video and audio quality, click on the gear-alike icon, you can change the encoder, channel, sample rate, and bit rate of your video and audio.

Export

Step 7 Click on the "Start" button, and wait for minutes until it finishes.

After reading this article, you have learnt 2 ways to make a slideshow on Flickr. One is basic and free, the other one is paid but more powerful. Choose the one that best suits you. If you have more great ideas about creating slideshows for Flickr, leave your comments below!

Making slideshows on a phone is also a trend as we are carrying the mobile phone every day. Making slideshows on your phone makes most of us feel more convenient. We can make the slideshows everywhere, not just on the desktop or laptop.

If you also like to learn about how to make slideshows on your phone, click and learn Top 10 Photo Slideshow Apps with Music on iPad/iPhone and Android(/resource/slideshow-app-with-music.html).

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August 16, 2018 14:00 / Posted by to Video Editing