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How to transfer iPad slideshows to desktop PC

After making a fantastic slideshow on iPad with Photo Slideshow Director HD,  you may want to transfer the slideshow video to Desktop PC. Then you can copy it to USB drive for playing on HDTV, or burn to DVD disc, and etc.

You can move a iPad slideshow to computer in two different ways: 1. Wireless transfer to PC using Photo Slideshow Director HD’s built-in WiFi transfer. Read Tutorial>> 2. Transfer the slideshow to PC using iTunes.

How to transfer a slideshow to computer from iPad using iTunes?

Step 1 :  Output a slideshow to a movie file.  Please tap the “Export” icon on the main screen toolbar and share movie to “Photo Library”.

create a slideshow on ipad and transfer it to pc

Output the slideshow to a video format

After touching “Photo library”, a window will pop up, asking you to enter title and description for the slideshow. Then choose a video resolution for 360p, 540p and 720p.

write video title and description

create a video with title and description

Although the video encoding speed is really fast on iPad, especially on the new iPad, you still need a little patience.  To encode a 5 minutes video of 720p,  it may take about 8 minutes.

Step 2 : After encoding is finished, the slideshow video will be saved to your iPad Photo Library. Now connect iPad to your computer using USB data cable.

Step 3 :  Open iTunes on your computer and it will automatically recognize the iPad and show iPad name under “DEVICES”. Click iPad name and choose the “App” tab on iTunes,  scroll down to File Sharing Section:

Save iPad Slideshow to Desktop PC

Save iPad Slideshow to Desktop PC

 

Step 4 : Please find our app icon (its name is “PhotoDirector”) and select the .MOV/.MP4 slideshow videos you just created, then click the “Save to…” button to save the videos to your computer hard drive.

Then you can copy the slideshow video to USB memory stick or burn it to DVD.

 

 

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

 

How to use AirPlay with Photo Slideshow Director HD on iPad

One of the greatest features of Photo Slideshow Director HD is the AirPlay support. With AirPlay feature, you can  stream the stunning slideshow to your HDTV and speakers via Apple TV using WiFi. If you have  an iPad 2 and Apple TV (2nd generation) with both iOS 5 installed, you can use this easy guide to activate AirPlay mirroring on your device and play the slideshow on big screen TV easily.

Minimum Requirements:

1. To use this feature, iPad 2 (and later) and Apple TV (2nd or 3rd generation)  . It does not work on  iPad1 and AppleTV1 .

2. iOS5(or latter)  is installed on both devices.

3. Wi-Fi.

Guide:

Step 1: Make sure that your Apple TV is on, and that it’s connected to the same Wi-Fi network with your iPad.

Step 2: Double press the home button of iPad to bring up the latest used apps list. Swipe the multitasking tray from left to right, and tap the AirPlay icon.

Photo Slideshow Director HD airplay

Photo Slideshow Director HD AirPlay

Step 3: Choose  “Apple TV” and toggle the on/off slider to ON. Then your iPad screen will be displayed on HDTV.

Step 4: Return back to Photo Slideshow Director HD app, tap the “Export” icon and select the “HDTV” item.

airplay ipad photos to tv

AirPlay function of Photo Slideshow Director HD

Step 5: Now tap the play button, you can watch your photo slideshow on HDTV.

Play Slideshow on iPad with AirPlay

Play Slideshow on iPad with AirPlay

Enjoy!