Known best for their video conversion and video editing programs, Wondershare is now releasing yet another line-up of products, called Fotophire. The Fotophire Slideshow Maker is a simple tool to turn your photos and videos into great-looking music videos that you can share with anyone. in spite of being surprisingly easy to use, it also comes with a bunch of options for making intricate changes to your photos and videos.
The entire package of Fotophire slideshow maker is built keeping in mind simplicity ease of use. Even the installer allows the program to be installed with just a single click. Once you download the online installer, you just need to click on the install button to have the program installed on your PC. The background installation takes a couple of minutes after which you can launch the program from the start menu.
An Intuitive User Interface
Fotophire provides a sleek and easy to use UI that is built around the three major steps needed to make the slideshow. These are the Source, Theme and Save tabs. First, you add a bunch of images and videos, next you select the theme for the slideshow. You can also add different music to the slideshow. The next part is saved, where you can select from a large number of output formats, or you can export the video file to YouTube.
Ease of Use
This is where the Fotophire Slideshow Maker truly excels. In just a few clicks, you can have a slideshow ready for sharing with the others. Here’s a brief explanation of the three steps.
Import Photos and Videos of Any Format
When you open up the program, you can add photos an videos in three ways – by dragging and dropping it on the window, by clicking on the big ‘add’ button in the middle of the window, or by clicking on ‘Add Files’. You will see all your files listed on this page. You can drag and drop to reorder them, you can delete them, rotate them, or even edit them using the built-in editor. When you are satisfied, just click Next.
Select from Over 180 Themes
Now, you get to select the theme for your slideshow. You get a few themes built into the program. The rest are downloaded the moment you select them for your project. You get a massive number of themes – over 180. You can browse them by category and select the one that suits your need the best. Slideshow Maker also comes with a bunch of high-quality audio clips to make your slideshow even more interesting. You can even import your own mp3 files for the music. You can see a live preview of your slideshow using the built-in player. A full-screen option makes viewing the preview much more enjoyable. When you are satisfied, click Next.
Save in a Format of Your Choice, or Upload Directly
In the final part, you get to select the output format. You can either select a particular file format or a format that fits a particular device. You can even change the output resolution. The option to directly share to YouTube is also available. All you need to do is just sign in. Once you are satisfied with your choice, click on ‘Save’ and your video will be ready.
So, that’s how, in just three steps, you get your own music video using the Fotophire Slideshow Maker. If you want to make a video with all the default options, all it takes is just three clicks for the video.
Extensive Personalization Options
Even though Fotophire is surprisingly easy to use, it also includes all the options that allow you to make the perfect slideshow. For instance, the built-in photo editor comes with a large number of filters, as well as the option to crop or flip images. In the theme selection tab, you can add your own music and even control how loud the music will be.
Fotophire Slideshow Maker strikes the perfect balance between ease of use and customization options. It doesn’t have too many options that will confuse the beginners, or not overly simple either. Advanced users may want to use some other programs, but if you just want to share good-looking music videos from a vacation or a birthday party, Fotophire Slideshow Maker is one of the best options out there.