How to Make a Video Slideshow with Music [Easy Steps]

Do you want to create a perfect digital slideshow from your favorite videos & photos? If yes, you are in the right place. Keep reading this easy and quick guide on how to make a video slideshow with music on your laptop and Mac. You may download EaseUS RecExperts to start immediately.

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Melissa Lee

Updated on Apr 19, 2024

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In this digital age, slideshows are valuable on both personal and professional levels. However, simple video slideshows are incapable of catching people's attention. So, the solution is the addition of a music track to your project, as it's always better for targeting a broad audience.

But if you are unaware of how to make a video slideshow with music, no problem. This detailed write-up provides step-by-step guides for creating musical slideshows on your laptop or Mac.

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How to Make a Slideshow with Music on a Laptop

In case you want to create video slideshows with music on your laptop, EaseUS RecExperts is the leading solution. This software can help you record the photos and background music together to make a video slideshow with no time limit. Download it to start making a slideshow with recording now!

Another benefit is to record webcam or voice in the slideshow if needed. You can also add customized watermarks to the slideshow recorded. Even enhancing your recording is in your control using the real-time video editor.

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📝What to prepare
A Windows or macOS system
Download & Install EaseUS RecExperts

Follow the steps below to use EaseUS RecExperts:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts. Choose a recording mode from "Full Screen" or "Region". If you choose the second one, you will need to select the recording area manually.

Choose a Recording Mode

Step 2. After selecting the recording mode, you need to choose which audio to record. To record the system sound, click on the loudspeaker sign; to record the microphone sound, click on the mic sign; to record no sound, select nothing.

Record Audio

Step 3. Then, you can click the red "REC" button to start recording. If you want to pause the recording, click on the white "Pause" button; to end the recording, click on the red "Stop" button.

Pause or Stop Recording

Step 4. After recording, the recording list window will open. Here you can view, split, delete, manage your recordings easily.

Recording List Window

How to Make a Video Slideshow with Music on Mac

If you want to make a video slideshow with music on your Mac using a built-in app, below is a super easy and quick method to consider. The Apple Photos app is the default media manager for Mac users.

It has a feature of making a video slideshow out of the desired photos with music at ease. Although this tool provides no customization options, you can complete your slideshow creation task in a snap.

📝What to prepare
Photos app on your Mac
The pictures for slideshow creation
The music to add to your slideshow

Let's comply with the below steps to make a video slideshow with the Photos app:

Step 1. The first step involves launching the Photos on your Mac. Now, tap "Library" from the sidebar and choose the desired photos and video clip. Next, click "File"> "Create"> "Slideshow"> "Photos."

Go to Photos

Step 2. From the menu, select "New Slideshow",type the project name, and press "Ok".You can rearrange the photos and change the transition, font, placement, etc. Adjust the other options as desired and tap the "Theme" icon to choose a theme.

Tap on Theme

Step 3. You can add text over slideshow if required. To add music, you have to press the "Music" icon and select your favorite song. You can also access the "Music Library" to select a clip.

Click Music Library

Step 4. Preview the slideshow by clicking "Preview" under the pane for playback. Lastly, hit "File"> "Export"> "Export Slideshow…" and you are all done!

Export Slideshow

You can also record powerpoint presentation with audio and video using QuickTime if you want.

How to Make a Video Slideshow with Music FAQs

Below are some commonly asked questions on how to make a video slideshow with music:

1. How do you make a video with pictures, music, and video clips?

To make a video with pictures, music, and video clips:

Step 1. Open the VEED.IO website and tap Get Started Now.

Step 2. Upload your pictures, music, and video clips, or use the free stock. You can also use the drag and drop function.

Step 3. Arrange all the clips as desired. You can preview the video and click Done > Export Video.

2. Can I make a slideshow with music on my iPhone?

Making slideshows with music on your iPhone is possible using the Photos app. After choosing the videos and photos from the Albums, your iPhone automatically offers a slideshow option. You only need to select that and add the desired audio.

3. Where can I make a slideshow with music and pictures for free?

Multiple software and apps are available for free to make a video slideshow with music. iMovie and Free Bolide Slideshow Maker are the completely free options. However, you can also use Adobe Spark, Movavi Slideshow Creator, Kapwing, MoShow, etc.

4. Does Google have a free slideshow maker?

Yes, Google Slides is a free online slideshow maker. It lets you create slideshows by collaborating with your team members. So you can effortlessly make the required changes in real time.


This detailed post has covered all the best methods on how to make an engaging video slideshow with music on PC and Mac. However, EaseUS RecExperts is highly recommended for laptop users. So, download this software to satisfy your needs.

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