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Top 10 + Best iPad Apps of Photos on Apple Store

On Apple Store, developers are offering thousands of iPad apps to meet every conceivable task that can done while facing your PC or laptop. With some 65,000 apps, it can be pretty hard to choose which ones to buy for your iPad. But if we make it into the Top 10 list on  App Store, you will find the perfect one for you.

Top 10 iPad apps

1. iPhoto

People have loved iPhoto app for a long time. Its powerful set of Multi-Touch tools helps you perfect color and exposure, crop, straighten, and retouch images. Enhance pictures by adding beautiful, Or use fingertip brushes to apply adjustments exactly where you want them. iPhoto is popular with professional person but not everyone.

But if comparing with other purchased or free iPad app, the price of this app is a little expensive so it isn’t fit for all of the young people.


2. Adobe Photoshop Touch

With Adobe’s version of Photoshop for the iPad, you can manipulate your photos and images in all new ways. The app includes popular Photoshop features like layers, selection tools, adjustments, and filters, all of which can be combined to create the perfect work of art. Adobe’s new Scribble Selection tool makes extraction editing on the iPad a breeze – just draw on the item you want to remove from a photo, apply the Refine Edge tool, and you’ll have desktop quality edited photos in no time at all.

However, this app is expensive, too. It costs 9.99$. Somebody thinks this app doesn’t worth so high price and most people can’t afford it.

Adobe Photoshop Touch

3.FX Photo Studio HD

This app is well designed and simple to use, but it has many powerful features that can be used to transform your plain images into breathtaking works of art. The app comes with 194 different effects, filters, overlays, and frames, all of which are entirely customizable so you can literally come up with an endless combination of looks for photos.

FX Photo Studio HD on Apple Store is cheap. But if you want to play the slideshow on big screen HDTV with iPad. This app cannot support.

FX Photo Studio HD

4. Photo Slides

This app is another longtime favorite. It puts your iPad into good use by transforming it into a digital photo frame showing slideshows of stunning images from Flicker. Whether your iPad is sitting idle on the office table or near the bedside, Photo Slides is a good app to run when you are doing nothing at all.

You can also type your own tags to show Flickr images from iPad. But not including Facebook photo album and Picasa album.

Photo Slides

5. Photo Slideshow Director HD—The best one for you to create a photo slideshow

Photo Slideshow Director HD is a cool iPad app that lets you use your iPad to organize your digital photos from camera roll, picasa web albums,Facebook photo albums, Flickr photo sets and create eye-catching slideshow in minutes. Use simple gestures to quickly sort through photos and find your best shots.

Even though Photo Slideshow Director HD can’t be ranked at the first on Apple store. It’s a new rise iPad app with many outstanding features. More and more people love it and be attracted deeply by its unique tools of organizing photos and special transition effect.

It’s an idea tool for you to share your great shots with family and friends on big screen HDTV with iPad. If you have an iPad 2 and Apple TV (2nd generation) with both iOS 5 installed, you can also use  activate AirPlay mirroring on your device and play the slideshow on big screen TV easily.

You can also save the output video on iPad or upload to Youtube and Facebook. The price of this app is worthy. I believe Photo Slideshow Director HD will be the most popular iPad app in the future.

Photo Slideshow Director HD

6. 100 Cameras in 1 HD

This iPad app is a storehouse of a lot of amazing effects that you can use to enhance the beauty of your photos. It features 100 different effects that use mixes of hardlight, overlay, and more with beautiful textures from around the world. It also has many additional features, including hi-res effects at 2000×2000 pixels that you can avail in your  iPad. This is indeed an app that takes the editing process in a whole new, beautiful directions.

The disadvantage of 100 Cameras in HD is that it can’t import Facebook, Flickr, Picasa web photo album directly.

100 Cameras in 1 HD

 7. Bill Atkinson PhotoCard Lite

With Bill Atkinson PhotoCard you can easily make dazzling, high quality postcards on your iPad, and send them on-the-spot, either through e-mail, or through the US Postal Service. To create a PhotoCard, select one of Bill Atkinson’s photographs or use one of your own personal photos. Then, flip the PhotoCard over to type your custom message on the back. it can even include an audible greeting in a voice note.

Bill Atkinson PhotoCard Lite

 8. Reuters Galleries

The Reuters Galleries application showcases award-winning news photography and video. Discover a new, visual way of staying on top of the news using the editor’s choice slideshow, which brings together the best in photo journalism each day, or by exploring stories in greater depth with topics-based photo galleries. This free photo apps for ipad provides a compelling glimpse of the amazing world around us.

Reuters Galleries

 9. Wireless Transfer App

Wireless Transfer App is a photos and videos transfer which takes advantage of WiFi. With it , you can easily and quickly transfer photos and videos between iPhone and iPad as well as download photos and videos from computer to iPad/iPhone/iPod and vice verse. Using Wireless Transfer App, you can transfer photos and videos from iPad to iPad, from iPad to iPhone, from iPhone to iPad, from iPhone to iPhone, from computer to iPad, from iPhone to computer and more without any cable.

transfer photos and videos wirelessly

Wireless Transfer App

 10. Impression

Impression lets you add a watermark to photos on your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. You can resize the watermark text, position it in any location on the photo and change its transparency. Through an in-app-purchase option, you can also change the font and the color of the watermark text. Download this free iPad app and begin watermarking your images.




How to Create a Photo Slideshow on iPad and Burn to DVD

If you have some commemorative photos and own an iPad, why not gather them and create a photo slideshow on iPad then burn to DVD? It’s an interesting thing to review youth and these unforgettable photos after many years. But how to do it? I’d like to show you how to create photo slideshow and burn to DVD.

Guide: How to transfer an iPad slideshow to computer and burn it to DVD on Windows and Mac

First you need an app Photo Slideshow Director HD.  It helps you turn photos into dynamic slideshow, complete with background music, transitions, texts, themes, etc. After loading the app, here are some simple steps guiding you to create photo slideshow. (If you need detailed steps please visit How to Create Slideshow on iPad )

1. Add photos from iPad photo album then edit photos.

2. Add background music and theme.

3. Set the transition effect and time.

4. Explore slideshow to Photo Library.

Create a photo slideshow with photos and music into fantastic slideshow in minutes on iPad.

Photo Slideshow Director HD Exporting Slideshow to Video

Export slideshow to Photo Libraly. Choose the best resolution for video quality then tap Publish. You will find the output MOV movie file in photo library on your iPad.

Now these photos have been converted to iPad video but how to burn to DVD?

You just need to contact your iPad to PC or Mac, copy the encoded video from your Photo Library to PC or Mac, import the video into Windows DVD Maker(PC) or iDVD(MAC) then burn to DVD within the program.

If you are still confuse the steps. I’d like to once again simplify the process of creating photo slideshow on iPad and burning to DVD:

  1. Download the iPad app Photo Slideshow Director HD from iTunes app store
  2. Create photo slideshows using Photo Slideshow Director HD and save it to your iPad photo library as a video.
  3. Connect your iPad to a PC or Mac
  4. Copy the slideshow video from your iPad to PC or Mac
  5. Import the slideshow video into Windows DVD Maker (PC) or iDVD (Mac)
  6. Burn the slideshow video to DVD in Windows DVD Maker or iDVD
choose a theme for slideshow

How to Create a Photo Slideshow with Photo Slideshow Director HD on iPad

Have many photos on your Computer, iPad and web albums and wonder how to turn these photos into a stunning photo slideshow with many effects? Are you planing to create a music video for YouTube and Facebook on iPad? The following article will show you how to create a wonderful photo slideshow video with music, transitions, pan&zoom, theme, subtitle etc using iPad photo slideshow app—Photo Slideshow Director HD for iPad.

Download slideshow software for iPad in Apple App Store

To create photo slideshow on iPad, you need to install Photo Slideshow Director HD from Apple App Store.

Launch Photo Slideshow App and Import Photos from iPad Photo Library

Tap the app icon to launch it on iPad and create a slideshow project.

Then tap “Photo” icon to import photos from iPad Photo Library. Once you tap the “Photo” icon, all your photo albums in photo library will show in a list. Touch photo album and tap photos to add them into the app for creating a slideshow.

Add photos from ipad

Import iPad photo library photos

Import Photos From Web Albums

Besides using original photos in your iPad, you can download photos from your web albums for using in a slideshow. The app supports importing photos from Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, Dropbox, Microsoft Skydrive and Instagram. To add web album photos, you just need to tap the web album icon from the list and sign in your account, then choose and tap photos to download to the app.

Even you can snap photos using iPad’s camera and use them anytime you are making the slideshow.

download photos from picasa,flickr

Add web album photos

Arrange photos order and delete photos

To arrange photos order and delete photos from the slideshow, please tap one of photos from the photo list at the bottom of the screen. A “Pencil” icon on the left top of photo thumbnail will appear. Touch it and you will see a small banner showing four option icons, which means arranging photo order, moving to trash, setting pan&zoom and photo editor respectively from left to right.

Tap the first option “Arrange”, there you can drag any photos to anywhere to arrange order of these photos. Also you can drag the photo thumbnails to the places where you want to put the photos. You can delete photos by tapping the second options “Delete”. If you touch the third option, please use pan, pinch, rotation, gestures to set start or end frame to add Pan & Zoom effect into the slideshow.

arrange photo order and delete photos

Photo order arrangement


Edit photos with the app’s photo editor feature

One of the most popular feature of Photo Slideshow Director HD is its photo editing function. Though it is not a professional photo editor, it can meet basic photo editing needs, like cropping photos, photo sharpness, eliminating red eyes, applying filters etc. Among all these photo editing options, I like filter effects most. And the “Sticker” option offers kinds of small art clips for decorating photos.

photo filter effects

Photo filter effcts

photo editor for ipad

editing feature

Adding Background Music for Slideshow

Tap “Music” icon to import slideshow background music from iPad music library. You can choose music by Songs, Artists, Albums, etc. Tap the music name to import it. After adding music,  a list will show the music you are using in the slideshow. Touch music list, you can arrange songs order or delete songs. The icon(Like a Clock) enables you to sync slideshow duration to music duration.

create music slideshowChoose a Theme and Customize the theme

Now, tap “Theme” option next to “Music” icon. There are many beautiful stylistic themes. Choose the one you like and tough “Customize” to make your theme perfect. A good theme can a color to your slideshow and make the slideshow more fascinating.

choose a theme for slideshow

slideshow theme

Change slideshow transitions

Once photos are imported, the app will apply random transitions between photos. This will be helpful if you are using many photos. If you like, you can change the transitions. Tap the icon between two photos, and tap the transitions you like to apply them.

change slideshow transitions

Slideshow transitions

Now please tap “Setting” option on the right top of the main screen. There you can set slideshow time and transition time from the drop down option. If you want to play the slideshow repeatedly, please touch and move the switch towards right until it becomes On.

set slideshow duration

Tap setting option

Preview Slideshow and Save Slideshow

After customizing the slideshow, you can preview the slideshow in the app by tapping “Play” icon. If you are satisfied with it, touch “Export” icon to save the slideshow. You can save and share the slideshow in different ways.

  • Save it to iPad Camera Roll as a video
  • Wireless Transfer the finished slideshow to computer
  • Upload the slideshow to Facebook, YouTube for sharing
  • Upload the slideshow video to Dropbox and Skydrive for storing and sharing

Also, you can play the slideshow video on TV via iPad’s Airplay feature. If you have Apple Digital AV Adapter and HDMI cable, you can connect iPad to HDTV, then play the slideshow on TV.


save slideshow

Export and publish slideshow

It is so easy to make a perfect photo slideshow with music and other effects on iPad.

How to create a photo slideshow project on iPad

Create a photo slide show project on iPad

After running the program, if you see a blank project screen please tap the “New” button at the lower left corner to create a new project.

Create a photo slideshow with photos and music into fantastic slideshow in minutes on iPad.

Create a Photo Slideshow with Photos and Music on iPad

If the project screen doesn’t display, please to to the tab “My Projects” in the upper-right corner above the interface. Then tap the the “New” button in the pop-up screen.

Create a photo slideshow with photos and music into fantastic slideshow in minutes on iPad.

Create a Photo Slideshow with Photos and Music on iPad

Rename a project

Return to the project screen and tap the black edge of the project, use the backspace key to erase the name then tap “Done” on the keyboard.

Create a photo slideshow with photos and music into fantastic slideshow in minutes on iPad.

Rename the Project of Photo Slideshow on iPad

Delete a Project

Please return to the project screen. Go to the tab “Delete”  at the bottom of the screen. Then follow the next instruction “ Delete Project”.

Create a photo slideshow with photos and music into fantastic slideshow in minutes on iPad.

Photo Slideshow Director HD Delete a Project on iPad