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How to upload a slideshow to Dropbox from iPad

This article is about how to make a slideshow on iPad with pictures and music, then upload it to Dropbox for storing and sharing with friends. Photo Slideshow Director HD enables you to convert digital photos to a slideshow with kinds of effects, then directly post to Dropbox from the app.

Steps to publish an iPad slideshow to Dropbox

1. Import photos and music into Dropbox slideshow maker

Open Photo Slideshow Director HD(App Store Link) on your iPad. Then add photos into it to begin making a slideshow. The slideshow maker allows you to add photos from different sources, including Camera Roll, Flickr, Dropbox, Picasa, Facebook, Dropbox, SkyDrive and Instagram. To use photos from Web Albums, you just need to sign into your accounts in the app.

The app allows you to add more than one songs into one slideshow. Also you can arrange song order and sync slideshow to music.

import photos to create dropbox slideshow

Photo Slideshow Director HD main screen

2. Personalize a slideshow with various effects

The iPad slideshow maker almost has all the features to make a slideshow. Before publishing the slideshow, you can personalize the slideshow with your styles.  You can select dynamic transitions, set ken burns effects with your fingers, choose a theme, add text and subtitles, etc. If you are not satisfied with your pictures, its powerful photo editor will be helpful to fix and edit photos.

3. Preview the slideshow before uploading to Dropbox

After customizing the slideshow, you’d better preview it to check if it is satisfying. Tap the Play button to view the slideshow on your iPad. It is perfect now, so go to next step.

4. Select sharing movie to Dropbox from output options

Tap the Export icon and select Dropbox from Share Movie to group. Besides uploading a slideshow to Dropbox, you can mirror it to HDTV via Airplay or cable, upload it to YouTube / Dropbox / SkyDrive, or wirelessly transfer to PC.

select sharing slideshow to dropbox

Hit Drobox from Share Movie to group

5.  Sign into Dropbox  account

Enter the email and password associated with Dropbox. If you do not have a Dropbox account, go to the official website of Dropbox and create a new account.

Then tap Sign in .

Sign into Dropbox on iPad

Enter Dropbox login information

6. Set a Dropbox slideshow

In the pop-up Upload Video window, enter title and description for the slideshow. Then choose a video resolution from 360p, 540p and 720p. HD 720p video has the best quality.

Dropbox slideshow setting

Enter title, description, and select resolution for video

7. Upload a slideshow to Dropbox from iPad

Tap Upload Now! button at the bottom of Upload Video window. The app will begin to encode the slideshow to a video file and upload it to Dropbox.  When uploading is finished, a prompt window will show up, allowing you to send the Dropbox slideshow link to friends via emai, or copy link.

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