How to Transfer Flickr Photos into Slideshow on iPad

This article is about how to download and transfer your Flickr Web album photos to iPad for viewing Flickr photos in slideshow.

How to enjoy your Picasa album pictures on iPad without signing in Flickr? Web album is a good place to share photos. However, sometimes you have to view these photos without WiFi, or view them on big screen HDTV for many people watching. So you’d better download pictures from Flickr to iPad ahead of schedule. In the following, I will show you how to transfer Flickr photo albums into iPad and create an interesting slideshow.

We need an iPad app named Photo Slideshow Director HD to help us. With this cute little app you can turn your Flickr photos into eye-catching slideshows in minutes on iPad. Then play the slideshows on big screen HDTV so everybody will be happy to enjoy the slideshows.

This guide will show you how to transfer Flickr photo album into slideshow on iPad then play on HDTV step by step.

First of all, we need to go to app store and get the app help: iTunes Store -> App Store -> iPad -> Photo and Video -> Photo Slideshow Director HD , download it.

Photo Slideshow Director HD on App Store






After the app was correctly installed, launch it. Then you will have a view similar to the one below.

Main Screen of Photo Slideshow Director HD

Here you can add photos from iPad album but if you don’t like, I’d like to show you how to import Flickr photos into Photo Slideshow Director HD on iPad.

Import Flickr Photos into iPad then Create a Slideshow


First of all, Please tap the “Web Albums” icon then it will pop up a selection view about Facebook, Flickr, Picasa web album. Choose the “ Flickr” option, this app will allows you sign in the Flickr account on this program. After you go into the Flickr, there will be  an instruction tell you connect these Flickr albums to iPad, Follow it then all of the photos will be import into Photo Slideshow Director HD. Now you can add every picture which you like into the slideshow.

Transfer Flickr Photos into iPad

Touch every picture you like. If you want to import the whole album please tap the “Add All” option so all of the pictures on Flickr will be added into your iPad.

Now the real show time begins:


You can add a subtitle to each photo, like where or when it was taken, or on which occasion/event, with whom and so on. You can adjust the font, font size, and font color according to the content or the tone of the photo. There are a big bunch of choices for you.

Add Subtitle to iPad Slideshow

Background Music

No slideshow can go without music. Photo Slideshow Director HD is also no exception. You can choose background music from your iTunes library. After the music is added, there will be a stream line under the photos. And you can listen to them, displace them, or remove them from the slideshow.

Add Music to iPad Slideshow App

Transitions & Themes

There are more than 50 transition effects and more than 10 themes for you to choose. These features will make the whole slideshow more interesting and more attractive.

Varied Themes and Dramatic Transition Effects on iPad Slideshow App


Blank Image:

To demonstrate the photos and slideshow even better, you are able to add a blank image into the slideshow. On this page, you have chance to tell the viewers about the history or anecdote about the photo or the slideshow by adding a small text on it.

Add Blank Image to iPad Slideshow

Background for this blank image can also be customized. There are a few examples in the app which you can choose from. If still not happy with them, you can click on the button on the right to add your own background image.

Show time & Transition Time & Sync Music and Slideshow Time

There is a “Setting” button on the top right. Tap on it and you can reset the time for each slide and transition. Default value for show time and transition time is 4 and 2 seconds. You can set the value between 1.0 – 10.9 seconds in line with your needs.

Set Slideshow and Transition Time for iPad Slideshow

Choosing the Time option can make music and slideshow synchronization, too. Touch and move the switch On, if the slideshow photos duration is shorter than music, the system will suggest you adding more photos or change photo duration.

Export Slideshow Video

Now you have finished preparing the slideshow, you can play the slideshow movie on HDTV or upload to YouTube, Facebook directly or transfer it to your desk PC if the iPad has WiFi connection. Except playing slideshow movie need to connect your iPad to your big screen HDTV with a HDMI cable, you don’t need any USB cable when you save slideshow on iPad, transfer to pc or upload to YouTube and Facebook.

Export Flickr Photo Video to HDTV

Now you can enjoy your Flickr photo albums on HDTV with all of your friends. Have fun!

More information about:

How to Transfer Slideshow Video Files Via Wifi from iPad to Desktop PC?

How to Play iPad Slideshow Video on HDTV with Apple Adaptors?


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