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Convert Dropbox photos to a slideshow and share on Facebook and Twitter

Dropbox enables you to share photos with friends easily via its sharing feature. Even you can share all pictures in a folder to friends. However you can do more than share still photos with your friends. People will be more willing to watch a slideshow with music, transitions, pan / zoom effects, etc. In this tutorial, I will show you how to convert Dropbox photos to a stunning slideshow and share it with friends.

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.

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sign into your 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.

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Add Dropbox photos to Photo Slideshow Director

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.

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Select 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

Enter title, description and select video resolution

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

upload slideshow to dropbox

Step3. How to share a Dropbox slideshow

Dropbox allows you to share a slideshow to friends via email, YouTube and Twitter.

1. Sign into your Dropbox account on browser and find the video you just uploaded. Right-click the Link icon and select Share link from all options.

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Select share link

2. Now you will come to Share this video window, there are three sharing options for choosing: Email, Facebook and Twitter.

  • Click Email icon , enter the contact emails and message, then click Send. A link will be sent your friends. Your friends can watch the Dropbox slideshow by clicking received link.
  • Click Facebook and Twitter icon to share the Dropbox slideshow to Facebook and Twitter easily.
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share dropbox slideshow to facebook


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