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How to Sort Slideshow Photos by Name or Date on iPad

“I have transfered pictures to my iPad and import them into slideshow with Photo Slideshow Director HD but they are not show in the order I have on my computer. How can I sort photos in slideshow by name or date on my iPad?”

Well, after we have added photos into slideshow. We can start to edit and organize photos including arranging photo order, deleting, rotating photos and adding text, subtitle, blank image etc. In this article I’d like to show you how to sort slideshow photos by name or date with Photo Slideshow Director HD.

Step 1.  Please tap one of the pictures from the photo list which is at the bottom of the main screen, you will see an edit icon like a pencil, touch it, then you will be noticed four edit options, photo arranging, deleting, Pan&Zoom setting and photo editor. Please chose the “Arrange photos” option.

Sort Slideshow Photos by Name or Date on iPad

Step 2. In the new screen of arranging photos there is a button name “Sort :name” at the left top of the view. Tap it and it will pop up a drop down list of sorting options. They are “File Name-ascending” “File Name- descending” “Date Created- ascending” and “Date Created-descending” Now you can sort photos depends on what you need so the photos will arrange as you expect.

Sort Slideshow Photos by Name or Date with Photo Slideshow Director HD

It’s very easy, right? Enjoy it!

Birthday Photo Organization: Create a Birthday Slideshow Movie on iPhone

Your birthday must be an unforgettable day. Maybe it filled with fragrant flowers, creamy cakes ,precious presents as well as cheerful parties. It’s easy to take photos using your iPhone. But if you have took plenty of photos and you are lazy to update them using the computer, what would you do?

Do you want to create a photo slideshow on iPhone then upload it to YouTube or transfer to PC directly on iPhone? Don’t need to sync with iTunes or transfer with any USB cable. You do it not only organize the photos after birthday but also you can make a slideshow for your birthday party or any occasions you need to display your photos.

This guide will show you how to create a photo slideshow with birthday photos on iPhone to memory those special events and perfect moment. You can upload this slideshow video to YouTube or Facebook directly or play it on HDTV, too. It helps all of the people in room can enjoy your happiness.

First of all we need an iPhone slideshow app named Photo Slideshow Director HD (an slideshow app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch), it can help us easily turn daily snapshots and photos from iPhone into a spectacular animated slideshow.

Step 1 Download Photo Slideshow Director HD

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/app/photo-slideshow-director/id457847244

 Step 2 Launch Photo Slideshow Director , add photos

Launch the program, Tap the “Photo” icon on the lower-left corner so you can see an album frame ,there you can add photos from Facebook Album ,Flick Album and Picasa Album or the photos folders of your iPhone. Now please tap the “photo album” icon then add your birthday pictures on iPhoto into slideshow.

Add Photos into Photo Slideshow Director on iPhone


Step 3 Add background music and theme.

If you have prepared your favorite songs for your birthday party now you can also add them into the program as the background music. It’s easy, just tap the “music” icon and choose the songs from album music. Meanwhile please choose the background theme by tapping the “theme” button then you can find some colorful and beautiful themes there. There are a variety of slideshow themes, choose your favorite style so the movie will become more attractive.

Add music and themes into the slideshow


Step 4 Set transition effect and show time.

There are more than 50 transition effects for you to choose. These features will make the whole slideshow more fantastic . Go to the “transition” tab then choose the animated transition effects for every picture of the slideshow. Tap the “Setting” tab on the right top of the interface to set the transition and show time for slideshow presentations.

Set Transition Time for iPhone Slideshow

Step 5 Play Slideshow on HDTV or upload to YouTube, Facebool

Photo Slideshow Director is ready for playing slideshow on HDTV directly. Tap the “Export” icon then touch the ” HDTV” option. Just connect your iPhone and HDTV with HDMI cable, Apple Digital AV or VGA Adapter so the slideshow will be mirrored on HDTV screen with hi-resolution of 1280×720. Your photos will look great with highest quality on big TV screen.

Here you can also upload slideshow movie to YouTube or Facebook. Choose the ” YouTube” option then enter your YouTube account and password so the movie will be uploaded.

Play iPhone Slideshow Movie on HDTV

Step 6 Save slideshow movie

If you don’t need to play slideshow on HDTV, you can save the movie on your iPhone or personal computer.

Tap the “Export” icon, export slideshow to “Phone Library” as a MOV video and this video will save in your iPhone.

Save Birthday Slideshow Video on iPhone

You can also transfer slideshow movie to desktop PC with Wifi wireless. Photo Slideshow Director has released to version 4.0. A new function named “Wifi Transfer” was added to the new version. With it you can transfer iPhone slideshow directly to desktop PC if Wifi Wireless is connection. Don’t need any USB or HDML cables.

Transfer Slideshow Video from iPhone to Desktop PC

Now you can share your birthday slideshow movie with your friends. It’s very easy to create a birthday photo slideshow on iPhone,right? Now you can have a try. Here are some popular background music of birthday i suggest for you:

Happy Birthday to You – victor silvester

Birthday – The Beatles

When I Grow up to Be A Man—The Beach Boys

Wild One –Faith Hill

Happy Birthday—Chorus

Because you love me — Celine Dion

Happy Girl– Martina McBride

If I Could — Celine Dion

You Are So Beautiful– Joe Cocker

Can You Feel the Love Tonight– Elton John

Keeper of the Start– Tracy Byrd

Happy ,Happy Birthday Baby — Ronnie Milsap

What a Beautiful Day — Chris Cagle

Forever Young– Rod Stewart

I Hope You Dance– Lee Ann Womack

My Guy — Mary Wells

Young– Kenny Chesney

Thank You—Dido

Time in a Bottle — Jim Croce

Let Them Be Little—Billy Dean

Baby of Mine—Tanya Goodman Sykes

My Wish—Rascal Flatts

What are the Greatest Songs for Slideshow?

Music is an essential part to a successful slideshow.  A slideshow without music is just like a silent movie. For everyone’s taste in music is different, it’s a bit daunting to find the best song which is appropriate for your slideshow theme from millions songs. After digging, I list some of the most popular songs for slideshow here, including music for wedding slideshow, birthday slideshow, graduation slideshow and more.

To create a slideshow, Photo Slideshow Director HD can be a good choice, which is a very useful and popular iPad slideshow app. The app enables you to import photos from iPad and web albums(Flickr, Picasa, Facebook, Dropbox, SkyDrive and Instagram), add kinds of slideshow effects and music, then save and share the music slideshow on TV/ YouTube/ Facebook/Dropbox/SkyDrive.

Popular songs for slideshows are listed below.

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great songs for slideshow


Top 15 songs for slideshow:

This Used to Be My Playground – Madonna

The Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler

Remember When- Alan Jackson

Graduation (Friends Forever) – Vitamin C

Another Part of Me- Michael Jackson

Let Get Together – The Parent Trap

Family Reunion – O’jays

Love and Happiness – Al Green

Happy and You Know It – Vicki Winans

The More We Get Together – Traditional/Jim Rule

I’ll Be There – Michael Jackson

Winter – Tori Amos

Through The Years –Kenny Rogers

I Think About You- Collin Raye

I Go Back- Kenny Chesney

Good songs for Birthday Slideshow:

Happy Birthday to You – Victor Silvester                  Happy Girl- Martina McBride

You Are So Beautiful – Joe Cocker                               What a Beautiful Day – Chris Cagle

Baby of Mine – Tanya Goodman Sykes                       Butterfly Kisses – Bob Carlisle

Good songs for Wedding Slideshow:

Perfect Moment —–Martine McCutcheon                All My Life – America

Beautiful in My Eyes-Joshua Kadison                        For You I will – Monica

I Will Always Love You – David Hamilton                Truly, Madly, Deeply – Savage Garden

More wedding songs recommendation>>

Great songs for Graduation Slideshow:

Graduation (Friends Forever) – Vitamin C          Breakaway – Kelly

Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler               I’m gonna miss this – Trace Atkins

Closing Time-  Semisonic                                          We are the Champions – Queen

More graduation slideshow songs recommendation>>

Good songs for Christmas Slideshow:

Christmas Time – Chris and Conrad                          Happy Christmas – Oscar lopez

Winter Wonderland—Rob de Nijs                               The 12 Days of Christmas – Kids Choir

Silent night – Elvis Presley                                           In The Bleak Mid Winter – Bert  Jansch

A Moment Like This- Kelly  Clarkson                         All My Life-America

Beautiful in My Eyes-Joshua Kadison                    Endless Love – Lionel Richie & Diana Ross

More Christmas slideshow songs recommendation>>

Best songs for baby slideshow

A Baby’ Prayer – Kathy Troccoli                               A mother’s Prayer – Sandi Patty

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star                                      Baby of Mine – Allison Krauss

More baby slideshow songs>>

Top songs for Halloween slideshow

Thriller – Michael Jackson                           Bad Moon Rising – Credence Clearwater Revival

Ghost In You – Psychedelic Furs                Hells Bells – AC/DC

More  Halloween songs>>

Top Christmas Songs for Slideshows

1. Jingle Bell Rock

2.Santa Claus Is Coming to Town

3. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

4.Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

5. It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

6. I’ll Be Home for Christmas

7. Silver Bells

More Christmas Photo Slideshow Music>>

Recommended Slideshow software:

Photo Slideshow Director HD for iPad: Photo Slideshow Director is a HD photo slideshow 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. It’s an idea tool for you to share your great shots with family and friends on big screen HDTV with iPad, it is also a great software for you to present your business photos quickly and easily.

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DVD Photo Slideshow for windows: DVD Photo Slideshow lets you create entertaining slideshow DVD and video you can watch on TV, play on mobile devices such as iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, PSP, PS3, Archos, and even upload to YouTube, Facebook, MySpace, etc. Just select your photos and drop them to the slideshow, add a custom soundtrack, pick from 360+ stunning transition effects, choose from Hollywood style DVD menu templates, burn to DVD disc or create MPEG, MPEG-4, FLV video files for any mobile device or posting online.

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