How to Easily Create Slideshows/Movies from Photos in Ubuntu

December 12, 2013 — Leave a comment

Create movie from photos

Want to create movies / slideshows out of your photos? Well, it’s quite easy in Ubuntu with PhotoFilmStrip. Just select your photos, customize the motion path and render the video. There are several output possibilities for VCD, SVCD, DVD up to FULL-HD.

Install PhotoFilmStrip

Open Ubuntu Software Center, search for and install photofilmstrip package. You can also download and install the latest version (.deb package) from this page

install photofilmstrip

Once installed, open the app from Menu or Unity Dash. Click to create a new project and choose your photos:

create slideshow from photos

Finally click on the tick button to start rendering. Once done, you can open the movie with your video player.

animated slideshow from photos

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